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Jem and the Holograms (2015)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $2,184,640Details
International Box Office $184,297Details
Worldwide Box Office $2,368,937
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As a small-town girl catapults from underground video sensation to global superstar, she and her three sisters begin a one-in-a-million journey of discovering that some talents are too special to keep hidden. Four aspiring musicians will take the world by storm when they see that the key to creating your own destiny lies in finding your own voice.


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 7,001-7,100) 7,038 $2,184,640
All Time International Box Office (Rank 8,001-8,100) 8,075 $184,297
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 9,101-9,200) 9,191 $2,368,937

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.

Movie Details

Production Budget:$5,000,000
Domestic Releases: October 23rd, 2015 (Wide) by Universal
International Releases: October 22nd, 2015 (Wide) (Slovenia)
October 29th, 2015 (Wide) (Croatia)
October 30th, 2015 (Wide) (Iceland)
November 4th, 2015 (Wide) (Philippines)
November 5th, 2015 (Wide) (Kuwait)
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Video Release: January 5th, 2016 by Universal Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG for thematic material including reckless behavior, brief suggestive content and some language.
(Rating bulletin 2384, 7/29/2015)
Running Time: 118 minutes
Comparisons: vs. The Rocker
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Keywords: Musicians, Singers, Internet, Big Break, Orphan, Young Child Dealing with the Death of a Parent, Inventor, Robot, Live Action Cartoon
Source:Based on Toy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction
Production Companies: Universal Pictures, Blumhouse, Chu Studios, SB Projects, Allspark Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Leading Cast


Supporting Cast

Molly Ringwald    Aunt Bailey
Isabella Rice    Young Jerrica
Barnaby Carpenter    Emmett Benton
Nathan Moore    Zipper
Juliette Lewis    Erica Raymond
Ryan Guzman    Rio
Justin Alastair    Esteban
Mischke Butler    Vocal Coach
Samantha Newark    Hairstylist
Christopher Scott    Choreographer
Marcei Ann Brubaker    Homeless Woman
Jackie Tohn    Rebecca
Ken Baker    Donnie the Reporter
Britta Phillips    Stage Manager
Phillip "Pacman" Chbeeb*    Backup Dancer
Nicholas "Slick" Stewart*    Backup Dancer
Kelsey Landers    Backup Dancer
Jessica Keller    Backup Dancer
Ryan Hansen    Stephen the Guard
Quddus*    VJ
Christy Marx    Lindsey Pierce
Hana Mae Lee    Roxy
Katie Findlay    Stormer
Eiza Gonzalez    Jetta
Kesha    Pizazz


Jason Kennedy    Himself
Alicia Keys    Herself
Chris Pratt    Himself
Dwayne Johnson    Himself
Jimmy Fallon    Himself

For a description of the different acting role types we use to categorize acting perfomances, see our Glossary.

Production and Technical Credits

Ryan Landels    Screenwriter
Jason Blum    Producer
Jon M. Chu    Producer
Scooter Braun    Producer
Bennett Schneir    Producer
Brian Goldner    Producer
Stephen Davis    Producer
Jeanette Volturno-Brill    Executive Producer
Couper Samuelson    Executive Producer
Kevin Bird    Production Designer
Jillian Moul    Editor
Michael Trent    Editor
Nathan Lanier    Composer
Alice Brooks    Director of Photography
Soyon An    Costume Designer
Pamela Lee Incardona    Costume Supervisor
Terri Taylor    Casting Director
Marcei A. Brown    Co-Producer
Phillip Dawe    Co-Producer
Christopher Scott    Choreography
Ashlee Hansen    Associate Producer
Allison Kaye    Associate Producer
Heather McKay    Associate Producer
Olivia Zaro    Associate Producer
Marcei A. Brown    Unit Production Manager
Jeremy Phoenix    First Assistant Director
Kendall L. Nichols    Second Assistant Director
Daniel Hamilton-Lowe    Second Assistant Director
Jennifer Scudder Trent    Post-Production Supervisor
Tricia Miles Tharp    Post-Production Supervisor
Jennifer Moller    Art Director
Lori Mazuer    Set Decorator
Mary Klimek    Make up
Tifanie White    Make up
Vanessa Price    Hairstylist
Lotus Seki Corricelli    Hairstylist
Samantha Rosenberg    Hairstylist
Julie Pitkanen    Script Supervisor
Sarah Domeier    Casting Associate
Ally Conover    Casting Assistant
Dixie Webster-Davis    Extras Casting
Christian Beckman    Synergy/Puppeteer
Ray Siegle    Stunt Coordinator
Robert Janiger    Sound Mixer
James Lorimer    Special Effects Supervisor
Craig Mann    Re-recording Mixer
Adam Jenkins    Re-recording Mixer
Kunal Rajan    Supervising Sound Editor
Richard Henderson    Music Editor
Julie Pearce    Music Editor
Oliver Hug    Music Editor
Daniel Kresco    Score Mixer
Olivia Zaro    Music Supervisor
Phil Broste    Visual Effects Supervisor
James David Hattin    Visual Effects Supervisor
Nate Smalley    Visual Effects Producer

The bold credits above the line are the "above-the-line" credits, the other the "below-the-line" credits.

Home Market Releases for January 19th, 2016

January 20th, 2016

The Martian

It was a slow week with only a handful of significant releases. However, that was good news for me, because it allowed me review the screener that arrived late. That screener was for The Martian, which was as good as I had hoped it was and it is the Pick of the Week. It is not the only new release that was in contention for that title. Both Adventure Time - Stakes! (DVD) and All Things Must Pass (DVD or Blu-ray) were in the running. More...

Weekend Wrap-Up: Box Office is in Crisis Mode

November 2nd, 2015

Our Brand is Crisis

Most people expected the box office to be really weak this past weekend, but I don't think anyone anticipated this. How bad was this past weekend? All three new releases missed the Mendoza line* and there were no new releases in the top five. The overall box office was just $75 million, which was the lowest for the year and the fourth worst weekend in the past decade. This represents a 28% drop-off from last week and a 21% drop-off from the same weekend last year. 2015's overall lead over 2014 shrunk from 5.2% to 4.7%. The overall lead fell by $40 million at $8.69 billion to $8.31 billion. This is reason to panic, or it would be if Spectre wasn't opening on Friday. The film is breaking records in the U.K. and should be an explosive hit here. Hopefully it will do well enough that we can pretend the past two weeks never happened. More...

Weekend Wrap-Up: New Releases were Hunted Down

October 26th, 2015

The Last Witch Hunter

Most of the new releases were not expected to do well at the box office. ... Almost no one saw this coming. We had some near-record bombs this weekend and even the best of the new releases were terrible. This left The Martian in first place; in fact, the top three spots and four of the top five were held by holdovers. The best new release, The Last Witch Hunter, barely cracked the $10 million mark. The overall box office fell 14% from last weekend to $105 million. This was also 9.5% lower than the same weekend last year. Midweek numbers were better this year than last year, so the year-over-year actually improved and 2015 now has a 5.2% lead over 2014 at $8.60 billion to $8.18 billion. More...

Weekend Estimates: Martian Avoids the Wreckage

October 25th, 2015

The Martian

Dismal is about the politest word that can be applied to the box office performance of new releases this weekend. None of the five films new in wide release managed to make the top three on the chart, and two of them didn’t even crack the top ten. That leaves The Martian and Goosebumps to battle it out for first place, and a fourth-week decline of just 25% for The Martian looks virtually certain to give it the win. Fox projects it will make $15.9 million for a total by the end of the weekend of $166 million or so. Its performance to date falls neatly between that of Interstellar and Gravity, which puts the sci-fi adventure on course for a final domestic box office of $230 million (see full comps here). More...

Friday Estimates: Rock Bottom

October 24th, 2015

Rock the Kasbah

Where to start? There are so many new releases to talk about and none of them did well. Some did so poorly that talking about them seems mean. So, let’s start by saying that Friday’s box office chart was led by The Martian, while Goosebumps has a shot at repeating on top of the chart, with each film earning about $14 million to $15 million. Meanwhile, Bridge of Spies should earn third place over the weekend with between $11 million and $12 million. More...

Midnight Box Office: Not a lot of (Paranormal) Activity at Midnight Showings

October 23rd, 2015

Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension

There were four films that had midnight shows last night, but none of them did particularly well. In fact, had their combined total been earned by one movie, it still wouldn't be much to celebrate about. Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension led the way with $600,000 in 1,000 theaters. This is substantially lower than the $800,000 Crimson Peak earned just last week, and that film wasn't a big hit at the box office during its opening weekend. Additionally, Crimson Peak's reviews are a lot better The Ghost Dimension's reviews are. Add in the sequel effect and we could be in for a really bad opening weekend. More...

Weekend Predictions: Moviegoers Should be Scared to See a New Release this Weekend

October 22nd, 2015

Jem and the Holograms

The box office prediction contests for the past few weeks have had a horror / "horror" theme. That is to say, two people won horror movies and the third won movies that were so bad it is scary they exist. There are four new releases this weekend and they all epitomize the latter. Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension has a review embargo, which is never a good sign, while the other three wide releases are all earning less than 20% positive reviews. Does that mean there's nothing worth seeing this week? Nope. Fortunately, Steve Jobs is expanding wide and should earn first place at the box office. It is the only film on this week's list with a shot at $20 million. This weekend last year, Ouija nearly reached $20 million and five other films earned $10 million. I don't think we will match that this year. It could be close and any gain or loss in the year-over-year comparison should be in single digits, so there's no reason to be overly concerned. More...

Contest: On the Hunt

October 16th, 2015

The Last Witch Hunter

Next weekend is a bit of a mess when it comes to the wide releases. Steve Jobs is expected to win, but it is currently in limited release and we don't like using these films as the target film. Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension was expected to come in second place, but Paramount Pictures' plan for an early VOD release has caused some theater owners to not book the film. This leaves Jem and the Holograms and The Last Witch Hunter as the possible choices for the target film in this week's box office prediction contest. As such, The Last Witch Hunter is the only choice for the target film for this week's Box Office Prediction contest. In order to win, one must simply predict the opening weekend box office number for The Last Witch Hunter.

Whoever comes the closest to predicting the film's opening 3-day weekend box office (Friday to Sunday), without going over, will win a Frankenprize consisting of two previously reviewed DVDs or Blu-rays. Whoever comes the closest to predicting the film's opening 3-day weekend box office (Friday to Sunday), without going under, will win a Frankenprize consisting of two previously reviewed DVDs or Blu-rays. Finally, we will be choosing an entrant from the group of people who haven't won, or haven't won recently, and they will also win a Frankenprize consisting of two previously reviewed DVDs or Blu-rays. There is a difference this time. Two people will earn Frankenprizes consisting of two horror movies. The other winner will earn a Frankprize consisting of two "horror" movies, that is to say movies so bad that it will fill you with horror. We are going to do this again next week, and maybe even during Christmas, with two presents and a lump of coal. We might do this regularly for as long as I have bad movies to give away. Entries must be received by 10 a.m., Pacific Time on Friday to be eligible, so don't delay! More...

2015 Preview: October

October 1st, 2015

The Martian

September ended on a record note with the debut of Hotel Transylvania 2. Additionally, there was great depth and 2015's lead over 2014 grew to nearly $500 million. How do things look going forward? The month starts out with The Martian, which should have no trouble becoming the biggest hit of the month and might even top $200 million. On the other hand, no other film is expected to get to $100 million. There's only one or two that will even come close. Fortunately, last October was very similar with one $100 million hit, Gone Girl, while two other films came close, Annabelle and Fury. It looks like it will be up to the depth films from both years to determine which year comes out on top. More...

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2015/10/23 15 $1,375,320   2,413 $570   $1,375,320 1
2015/10/30 19 $387,925 -72% 2,417 $160   $2,028,755 2

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2015/10/23 14 $458,685   2,413 $190   $458,685 1
2015/10/24 15 $566,980 +24% 2,413 $235   $1,025,665 2
2015/10/25 14 $349,655 -38% 2,413 $145   $1,375,320 3
2015/10/26 15 $71,275 -80% 2,413 $30   $1,446,595 4
2015/10/27 15 $84,455 +18% 2,413 $35   $1,531,050 5
2015/10/28 - $60,330 -29% 2,413 $25   $1,591,380 6
2015/10/29 - $49,450 -18% 2,413 $20   $1,640,830 7
2015/10/30 - $108,765 +120% 2,417 $45   $1,749,595 8
2015/10/31 - $85,800 -21% 2,417 $35   $1,835,395 9
2015/11/01 - $193,360 +125% 2,417 $80   $2,028,755 10
2015/11/02 - $36,255 -81% 2,417 $15   $2,065,010 11
2015/11/03 - $60,425 +67% 2,417 $25   $2,125,435 12
2015/11/04 - $24,155 -60% 2,417 $10   $2,149,590 13
2015/11/05 - $35,050 +45% 2,417 $15   $2,184,640 14

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2015/10/23 15 $1,640,830   2,413 $680   $1,640,830 1
2015/10/30 20 $543,810 -67% 2,417 $225   $2,184,640 2

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Box Office
Croatia 10/29/2015 $1,421 11 13 50 $5,270 12/16/2015
France 4/13/2016 $6,884 31 31 34 $9,117 6/8/2016
Iceland 10/30/2015 $1,179 6 6 12 $2,862 12/2/2015
Italy 6/23/2016 $12,563 118 118 119 $19,286 7/5/2016
Kuwait 11/5/2015 $696 2 2 2 $695 11/10/2015
Norway 11/6/2015 $14,764 62 62 81 $20,335 11/25/2015
Oman 11/5/2015 $2,003 1 1 1 $2,004 11/10/2015
Philippines 11/4/2015 $5,247 11 11 11 $5,986 11/11/2015
Singapore 11/26/2015 $9,295 8 8 14 $15,297 12/8/2015
Slovenia 10/22/2015 $2,064 9 9 12 $6,886 11/11/2015
Spain 1/22/2016 $5,107 19 19 21 $6,307 6/9/2016
Ukraine 12/3/2015 $16,023 60 60 163 $40,130 12/29/2015
United Arab Emirates 11/5/2015 $13,296 20 20 20 $13,295 11/10/2015
United Kingdom 2/12/2016 $12,824 98 98 130 $36,827 6/9/2016
International Total$184,297 7/5/2016

International Cumulative Box Office Records

Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records

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