A real-life romantic comedy about Ravi Patel, an almost-30-year old Indian-American who enters a love triangle between the woman of his dreams … and his parents. Filmed by Ravi’s sister in what started as a family vacation video, the film reveals how love is a family affair.
Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists
|All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 7,301-7,400)
|All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 9,701-9,800)
|All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 1,201-1,300)
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||September 11th, 2015 (Limited) by Alchemy|
||January 26th, 2016 by Alchemy|
||PG for thematic elements, brief suggestive images and incidental smoking.|
(Rating bulletin 2372, 5/6/2015)
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||Romance, Dysfunctional Family, Directing Yourself, Relationships Gone Wrong, Exes in Love|
|Source:||Based on Real Life Events|
|Production Method:||Live Action|
||ITVS, Impact Partners, Center for Asian-American Media, Whitewater Films, Chicken and Egg Pictures, Hartley Foundation|
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September 16th, 2015
Sleeping with Other People wasn't expected to do well in theaters, because it only earned mixed reviews, while it was also playing on VOD. Despite this, it led the way on the per theater chart with an average of $17,820 in five theaters. Goodbye Mommy was in second place with an average of $15,063. It could do well in the art house circuit, but expanding wide will be nearly impossible for this German film. Meet the Patels was right behind with an average of $14,436. It too could do well in the art house circuit, but it is a documentary, so expanding wide is likely out of the question. The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution was the only holdover in the $10,000 club with an average of $13,288 in three theaters. The overall number one film, The Perfect Guy, was next with an average of $11,656. The final film in the $10,000 club was A Brilliant Mind with an average of $10,469 in three theaters.
September 13th, 2015
The movie business will make its best ever start to the Fall Season in dollar terms this weekend, thanks to a couple of openers that are handily out-performing expectations. The second weekend in September is traditionally the weakest of the year for the industry, with the combined box office for all movies in release only reaching $100 million on two previous occasions (2008 and 2013). This year will be the third time it’s happened, and final numbers will take 2015 comfortably past 2013’s record of $103.2 million (see complete rankings here). In terms of ticket sales, we’ll still fall short of 1999’s high mark of 15.1 million, but we should see a weekend in the top 5 by that measure too.
September 11th, 2015
It's actually a really good week for limited releases, with nearly half a dozen films on this week's list earning overwhelmingly positive reviews. This includes A Brilliant Young Mind (Reviews), which has a good shot at earning at least some measure of mainstream success. There are others, like Coming Home, that have a good shot at limited success, but their chances of expanding significantly are much more limited.
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