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Somebody Up There Likes Me (2013)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $89,435Details
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SOMEBODY UP THERE LIKES ME skips through 35 years in the life of Max Youngman, his best (and only) friend Sal, and the woman they both adore. As they stumble in and out of hilariously misguided relationships - strung together with animated vignettes. Max never ages, holding on to a mysterious briefcase that may or may not contain the secret to life.


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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: March 8th, 2013 (Limited) by TriBeca Films
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 76 minutes
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Keywords: Love Triangle, Romance, Animated Sequences
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Animation/Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Faliro House Productions, M-13 Pictures
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Top 2013 Theater Average 22 $34,362 Mar 8, 2013 3

Leading Cast


Supporting Cast

Stephanie Hunt    Clarissa
Jonathan Togo    Adult Lyle
Kevin Corrigan    Memorial Man
Marshall Bell    Lyla's Dad
Kate Lyn Shiel    Ex-Wife
Megan Mullally    Therapist
Anna Margaret Hollyman    Paula

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Production and Technical Credits

Bob Byington    Screenwriter
Hans Graffunder    Producer
Nick Offerman    Producer
Frank V. Ross    Editor
Stephen Gurewitz    Editor
George Dishner    Production Designer
Sean Price Williams    Director of Photography
Chris Baio    Composer

Per Theater Chart: Breaking the Bank

March 20th, 2013

Spring Breakers dominated the per theater chart earning the best per theater average for any film of 2013. It opened with an average of $87,667 in three theaters. Had it opened with a total of $87,667 in three theaters, it would have been a great start. A fellow A24 release, Ginger & Rosa, was next with an average of $14,279, also in three theaters. Somebody Up There Likes Me fell 64%, but still earned a spot in the $10,000 club with $12,310 in its one theater. Oz the Great and Powerful was the final film to earn more than $10,000 on the per theater chart with an average of $10,545. More...

Weekend Estimates: Oz, Call and Breakers Have Magic, Burt Blunders

March 17th, 2013

There are definite signs of life at the box office this weekend, thanks to continued good numbers for Oz the Great and Powerful, an above-expected debut for The Call and a gigantic performance in limited release for Spring Breakers. Those three bright spots do something to compensate for a horrible $10 million opening for The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, which might have fared better with a Summer release, but still casts some doubt on the star power of Steve Carell and Jim Carrey. More...

Per Theater Chart: Somebody Up There Likes These Films

March 13th, 2013

There were a trio of films to top the $10,000 mark on the per theater chart. Somebody Up There Likes Me earned first place with $34,362 in its one theater. The overall number one film, Oz the Great and Powerful, earned second place with an average of $20,223 in nearly 4,000 theaters. The final film in the $10,000 club was The We and the I, which managed $10,774 in one theater. More...

Oz Opening Powerful, not Quite Great

March 10th, 2013

After a dismal showing for Jack the Giant Slayer last weekend, and generally soft box office all year, the industry has been in need of a boost. And it is getting one this weekend, with Oz The Great and Powerful opening to a robust $80.3 million, according to Disney's Sunday estimate. That's the third-biggest March weekend of all time, which is an impressive number of course. But the two films above it, The Hunger Games ($152 million) and Alice in Wonderland ($116 million), show what a true March blowout looks like, and this debut is much closer to The Lorax, which debuted with $70 million this time last year. That film went on to make $214 million domestically, and Oz will likely end up somewhere around that mark. Unless it delivers massive international numbers -- the studio has it at a very solid $69.9 million this weekend -- the film will end up basically a break-even proposition for the studio. More...

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2013/03/08 50 $34,362   1 $34,362   $34,362 1
2013/03/15 66 $12,310 -64% 1 $12,310   $47,487 2
2013/03/22 82 $6,424 -48% 2 $3,212   $57,726 3
2013/03/29 66 $17,565 +173% 3 $5,855   $77,095 4
2013/04/05 80 $5,498 -69% 1 $5,498   $83,796 5

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2013/03/08 59 $35,177   1 $35,177   $35,177 1
2013/03/15 69 $16,125 -54% 1 $16,125   $51,302 2
2013/03/22 86 $8,228 -49% 2 $4,114   $59,530 3
2013/03/29 72 $18,768 +128% 3 $6,256   $78,298 4
2013/04/05 88 $6,700 -64% 1 $6,700   $84,998 5
2013/04/12 96 $2,090 -69% 2 $1,045   $86,043 6
2013/05/10 108 $1,540   1 $1,540   $87,583 10
2013/05/31 83 $1,049   2 $525   $88,632 13
2013/10/11 107 $803   1 $803   $89,435 32

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