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Nowitzki: The Perfect Shot (2015)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $41,340Details
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Thirteen time All-Star, League MVP, Finals MVP, NBA Superstar Dirk Nowitzki is one of the greatest and most famous athletes of all time as the first non-American to lead his team to a NBA victory. NOWITZKI. THE PERFECT SHOT was produced by Emmy® Award-winning filmmaker Leopold Hoesch and features exclusive NBA footage and interviews with NBA legends such as Dirk Nowitzki, Kobe Bryant, Yao Ming, Steve Nash, Michael Finley, Jason Kidd, Rick Carlisle, Mark Cuban, David Stern, Don Nelsonand former German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt covering the incredible success story of Dirk Nowitzki, from second league German basketball to one of the top athletes of the NBA. It’s the story of the fascinating relationship between Dirk Nowitzki and his personal coach and mentor Holger Geschwindner. Holger, the German basketball legend and scientist recognized Nowitzki’s talent early on and helped Nowitzki invent a perfect jump shot.


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 12,301-12,400) 12,400 $41,340
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 17,001-17,100) 17,099 $41,340
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 5,001-5,100) 5,038 $41,340

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: July 10th, 2015 (Limited) by Magnolia Pictures
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 105 minutes
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Keywords: Germany, Immigration, Basketball, Biography
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Broadview Pictures, Film- und Medienstiftung NRW, The German Federal Film Fund, The German Federal Film Board
Production Countries: Germany,
United States

Documentary Subject(s)

Dirk Nowitzki    Himself


Holger Geschwindner    Himself
Kobe Bryant    Himself
Michael Finley    Himself
Yao Ming    Himself
Steve Nash    Himself
Jason Kidd    Himself
Vince Carter    Himself
Mark Cuban    Himself
Rick Carlisle    Himself
Donnie Nelson    Himself
Helmut Schmidt    Himself

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Production and Technical Credits

Sebastian Dehnhardt    Screenwriter
Leopold Hoesch    Producer
Peter Wolf    Assistant Director
Peter Wolf    Producer-Creative Producer
Johannes Imdahl    Director of Photography
Andre Hammesfahr    Editor
Stefan Ziethen    Composer
Jan Petzold    Sound Designer
Ralf Thiessen    Production Manager

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July 14th, 2015


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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2015/07/10 47 $20,049   4 $5,012   $20,049 1
2015/07/17 63 $6,912 -66% 4 $1,728   $32,550 2
2015/07/24 82 $3,034 -56% 1 $3,034   $38,140 3
2015/07/31 83 $1,246 -59% 1 $1,246   $40,602 4

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2015/07/10 51 $25,638   4 $6,410   $25,638 1
2015/07/17 68 $9,468 -63% 4 $2,367   $35,106 2
2015/07/24 87 $4,250 -55% 1 $4,250   $39,356 3
2015/07/31 94 $1,984 -53% 1 $1,984   $41,340 4

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