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Smash His Camera (2010)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $23,671Details
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Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis sued him, Marlon Brando broke his jaw and Steve McQueen gave him a look that would have killed, if looks could kill. To the celebrities he pursued, photographer Ron Galella was the beast who threatened beauty. As it turned out, he gave them a strange and lasting beauty they might never have known without him. Inherent in the story of this notorious paparazzo are the complex issues of the right to privacy, freedom of the press and the ever-growing vortex of celebrity worship. He sneaked around and invaded and bribed and held up his camera and shot till he dropped (or someone dropped him). His was the artistry of the sniper. Yet Galella found something essential in his real-life subjects, and he gave it permanence.


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 13,101-13,200) 13,176 $23,671
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 18,001-18,100) 18,037 $23,671
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 5,601-5,700) 5,679 $23,671

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: July 30th, 2010 (Limited) by Magnolia Pictures
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for brief language and nudity
(Rating bulletin 2130, 7/21/2010)
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Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Countries: United States

Awards Season: PGA Doesn't Toy With Expectations

January 4th, 2011

Producers Guild of America announced the nominations in seven categories, three of which are for theatrical releases. Like last year, there was only one repeat nominee, and again like last year, it was a Pixar release. More...

Get Low Finishes High on the Per Theater Chart

August 3rd, 2010

Get Low opened in first place on the per theater chart with an impressive average of $22,046. I expect it will be able to expand significantly. Jean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child was down barely more than 1% and added $17,226, while still playing in just one theater. The final film to make the $10,000 club was The Concert with an average of $10,871 in two theaters. More...

Death of Limited Releases

July 30th, 2010

There are a number of limited releases on this week's column. However, only one of them, Get Low, is earning overwhelmingly positive reviews and it is clearly the best bet for potential breakout success. On the other hand, if you live in Canada, The Death of Alice Blue is worth keeping an eye on to see if will expand to a theater near you. More...

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2010/07/30 85 $2,367   1 $2,367   $2,367 1

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2010/07/30 89 $3,644   1 $3,644   $3,644 1

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