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The Right Kind of Wrong (2014)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $2,098Details
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Leo Palamino has dedicated his life to what some may call impossible dreams. At least his ex-wife Julie would call them that. But Leo is an expert at not listening to her criticism or anyone else’s for that matter because Leo is a stubborn romantic... An idealist. A dreamer. And to dream big, impossible dreams you can’t listen to the people who tell you that’s what those dreams are. It is precisely this refusal to listen to criticism that drove his ex-wife Julie to blog about Leo’s flaws as their relationship broke down. A blog... called Why You Suck that would become a cultural phenomenon. And so when we meet Leo Palamino, he is a romantic dreamer, a dedicated writer, a dishwasher in a tourist trap, and a celebrity... A man famous for his flaws. Then one afternoon, as the very dejected Leo watches Julie being interviewed on a talk show about her upcoming book, he lays eyes on the woman of his (impossible) dreams... COLETTE is on her way into a wedding across the street from Leo’s house. Her wedding.


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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: March 14th, 2014 (Limited) by Magnolia Pictures
MPAA Rating: R for sexual content, nudity and language.
(Rating bulletin 2306, 1/22/2014)
Running Time: 97 minutes
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Keywords: Relationships Gone Wrong, Internet, Love Triangle, Romance, Writing and Writers, Early / Simultaneous Video on Demand release
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Serendipity Point Films, Telefilm Canada, Corus Entertainment, Nomadic Pictures
Production Countries: Canada

Leading Cast

   Leo Palamino

Supporting Cast

Will Sasso    Neil
Catherine O'Hara    Tess
Ryan McPartlin    Danny Hart
Kristen Hager    Julie
James A. Woods    Troy Cooper
Raoul Bhaneja    Mandeep
Jennifer Baxter    Jill

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Production and Technical Credits

Megan Martin    Screenwriter
Robert Lantos    Producer
Ari Lantos    Producer
Tim Sandlin    Story Creator
Mark Musselman    Executive Producer
Stephen Alix    Producer
John Dondertman    Production Designer
Christopher Donaldson    Editor
Rachel Portman    Composer
Luc Montpellier    Director of Photography
Paula Devonshire    Co-Producer
Chad Oakes    Co-Producer
Michael Frisley    Co-Producer
Ben Murray    Associate Producer
Julia Rosenberg    Associate Producer
Maggie Rodford    Music Supervisor
Laura Katz    Music Supervisor
Pam Dixon    Casting Director
John Buchan    Casting Director
Jason Knight    Casting Director
Rhonda Fisekci    Casting Director

Contest: Righting Your Wrongs: Winning Announcement

May 28th, 2014

The winners of our Righting Your Wrongs contest were determined and they are... More...

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for May 20th, 2014

May 19th, 2014

It's that time of year, the weakest time of year on the home market. This week there are four first-run releases, but only one of them earned overall positive reviews and only one of them did well at the box office. Fortunately, it was the same film, About Last Night. If you are a fan of romantic comedies, then the DVD or Blu-ray is worth picking up, but it is not Pick of the Week material. For Pick of the Week, I went with Nosferatu the Vampyre on Blu-ray. More...

Contest: Righting Your Wrongs

May 16th, 2014

Like this weekend, next weekend there are two wide releases. But unlike this weekend, both should become box office hits. Blended is aiming for $100 million during its entire run, while X-Men: Days of Future Past could earn $100 million during its opening weekend. (That would be over the four-day opening weekend, while we are only concerned with the three-day weekend for this contest.) I think it is the safe 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 X-Men: Days of Future Past. Whoever comes the closest to predicting the film's opening 3-day weekend box office (Friday to Sunday), without going over, will win a copy of The Right Kind of Wrong on Blu-ray, as well as a DVD or Blu-ray I previously reviewed. Meanwhile, whoever comes the closest to predicting the film's opening 3-day weekend box office (Friday to Sunday), without going under, will win two DVDs or Blu-rays I previously reviewed. Entries must be received by 10 a.m., Pacific Time on Friday to be eligible, so don't delay! More...

Per Theater Chart: Grand Still the Grandest of Them All

March 19th, 2014

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Despite expanding from 4 to 66 theaters, The Grand Budapest Hotel held on well enough to lead the per theater chart with ease. In fact, its average of $55,122 was the second best per theater average for the year, behind only its opening weekend. Bad Words came in second place with an average of $18,884 in six theaters. This is a good opening, but not one that suggests it could naturally expand wide. Fortunately, the film already has a wide release scheduled and as the ad campaign for the wide release ramps up, it should at least become a midlevel hit when compared to its production budget. Enemy was right behind with an estimated $18,000 in its lone theater. Le Week-End was the final film in the $10,000 club as it earned an average of $14,536 in three theaters during its opening weekend of release. More...

Limited Releases: Will Bad Words bring Good News?

March 14th, 2014

Bad Words poster

There could be as many as two-dozen limited releases opening this week, which is insane. That's so many that I'm going to have to limit the ones I talk about to those that I can easily find release dates and / or theater listings for on official sites. (I should really do this every week, because too many times I talk about a film opening in limited release, only to never hear about the movie again.) The competition is overwhelming, but there are a few that rise above the crowd. Veronica Mars is opening wider than any other film and its reviews are pretty good. On the other hand, it is also playing on Video on Demand, so its box office numbers might be really weak. Bad Words is only opening in six theaters tonight, but since it already has a wide expansion planned for the 28th, one could say it is the biggest release of the week. There are several other films on this week's list that could find an audience (Enemy, Exposed, On My Way, etc.) but the competition will likely prove to be too much. More...

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2014/03/14 92 $593   1 $593   $593 1
2014/03/21 97 $422 -29% 1 $422   $1,418 2
2014/03/28 93 $338 -20% 1 $338   $2,022 3

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2014/03/14 84 $996   1 $996   $996 1
2014/03/21 92 $688 -31% 1 $688   $1,684 2
2014/03/28 96 $414 -40% 1 $414   $2,098 3

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