The miraculous story of the legendary soccer player’s rise to glory from a young boy, to the 17 year old who scored the winning goal in Brazil’s first ever World Cup victory in 1958. From a life full of disadvantages and an impoverished youth in Brazil, Pelé used his unorthodox yet authentic style of play and his unbeatable spirit to overcome all odds, find greatness and inspire a country that he changed forever.
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|All Time International Box Office (Rank 5,301-5,400)
|All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 9,201-9,300)
|All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 4,701-4,800)
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||May 13th, 2016 (Limited) by IFC Films|
||May 5th, 2016 (Limited), released as Пеле: Раждането на една легенда (Bulgaria)
May 26th, 2016 (Wide), released as Pelé (Italy)
July 22nd, 2016 (Limited), released as Pelé: O Nascimento de uma Lenda (Portugal)
July 29th, 2016 (Wide) (Russia (CIS))
September 30th, 2016 (Wide), released as Pele: Bir Efsanenin Doğuşu (Turkey)
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||September 20th, 2016 by IFC Video|
||PG for thematic elements, some smoking and language.|
(Rating bulletin 2420 (Cert #50184), 4/13/2016)
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||Soccer, Slums / Shantytown, Brazil, 1950s|
|Source:||Based on Real Life Events|
|Production Method:||Live Action|
||Imagine Entertainment, Seine Pictures, Legends 10|
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September 20th, 2016
It is not a great week on the home market, as the biggest release is Beauty and the Beast: 25th Anniversary. I’m still waiting for the screener, but I fear there will be less extras this time around. Modern Family: Season Seven was also a contender for Pick of the Week, but the light extras prevents it from earning that title. That leaves Labyrinth: 30th Anniversary Edition as the best of the week.
May 17th, 2016
The Lobster had the best theater average of any film opening in 2016 earning an average of $47,563 in four theaters. It beat the previous record set by Captain America: Civil War, a record that lasted all of one week. The second best theater average of the week was pulled in by Love and Friendship with an average of $33,378, also in four theaters. Captain America: Civil War remained in the $10,000 club with an average of $17,188. The final film in the $10,000 club was Jimmy Vestvood: Amerikan Hero, which managed $15,215 in 4 theaters.
May 13th, 2016
It's a relatively good week for limited releases with several that are earning excellent reviews. Of these, The Lobster is the one I think will do the best at the box office. Kill Zone 2, Love & Friendship, and some others are also earning excellent reviews, but are playing in VOD.
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