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Stage Fright (2014)

Stage Fright poster
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $7,078Details
Home Market Performance
Est. Domestic DVD Sales $36,051 Details
Est. Domestic Blu-ray Sales $16,009 Details
Total Est. Domestic Video Sales $52,060
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Starry-eyed teenager Camilla Swanson wants to follow in her mother’s footsteps and become a Broadway diva, but she’s stuck working in the kitchen of a snobby performing arts camp. Determined to change her destiny, she sneaks in to audition for the summer showcase and lands a lead role in the play, but just as rehearsals begin, blood starts to spill, and Camilla soon finds herself terrified by the horror of musical theatre.


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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: May 9th, 2014 (Limited) by Magnolia Pictures
Video Release: July 8th, 2014 by Magnolia Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for bloody horror violence, language and some sexual references.
(Rating bulletin 2307, 1/29/2014)
Running Time: 88 minutes
Comparisons: vs. The Cabin in the Woods
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Keywords: Prologue, Twins, Death of a Sibling, Death of a Twin, Young Child Dealing with the Death of a Parent, Teenage Slasher, Performing Arts, Theater, Theater Actor, Summer Camp, Father's Footsteps, Intertitle, LGBT, Hallucinations, Digital Cinematography, Broadway, Sexual Harassment
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Serendipity Point Films, Citizen Jones, XYZ Films
Production Countries: Canada


   Camilla Swanson
Douglas Smith    Buddy Swanson
Brandon Uranowitz    Artie Getz
Minnie Driver    Kylie Swanson
Meat Loaf    Roger McCall
Ephraim Ellis    Sam Brownstein
Melanie Leishman    Liz Silver
Kent Nolan    Joel Hopton
Thomas Alderson    David Martin

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Jerome Sable
Producer    Ari Lantos
Producer    Jonas Bell Pasht
Executive Producer    Mark Musselman
Associate Producer    Ben Murray
Music and Lyrics    Jerome Sable
Music and Lyrics    Eli Batalion
Editor    Nicholas Musurca
Editor    Christopher Donaldson
Editor    Lisa Grootenboer
Choreography    Paul Becker
Director of Photography    Bruce Chun
Production Designer    Oleg Savitski
Costume Designer    Michael Ground
Casting Director    John Buchan
Casting Director    Jason Knight
Casting Director    Bernard Telsey
Casting Director    Tiffany Little Canfield

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for July 8th, 2014

July 6th, 2014

It is a terrible week on the home market. I could just leave that as my opening sentence on this column all summer long and the vast majority of the time it would fit perfectly. This week, the biggest new release is Raid 2, a foreign-language action film. The second biggest release is Jodorowsky's Dune, a documentary about a movie that was never made. Neither release will sell a ton of units. However, both earned great reviews and both are contenders for Pick of the Week. The third and final contender is Le Week-End, which is earning reviews that are just as good, but the film appears to be selling far fewer units on the home market. While all three releases are worth picking up, Jodorowsky's Dune on Blu-ray Combo Pack is the best this week and it is the winner of the Pick of the Week. More...

Featured Blu-ray / DVD Review: Stage Fright

July 6th, 2014

Stage Fright is a horror musical. When you look up a list of horror musicals, you find films like The Rocky Horror Picture Show or Little Shop of Horrors. Those are comedies that use horror tropes to tell a story. The list of actual horror musicals is tiny. Is there something in musicals that makes them incompatible with horrors? If so, how does Stage Fright figure this out? Is it actually a horror movie? Or is it as scary as The Rocky Horror Picture Show? More...

Per Theater Chart: Eat It Up

May 14th, 2014

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It was a good week on the per theater chart with five films in the $10,000 club, led by Chef with an average of $34,160 in six theaters, which is the third best opening average of the year so far. Palo Alto was well back, but was still strong earning an average of $15,865 in four theaters. The overall box office leader, Neighbors, was next with an average of $14,954. There were also a couple of holdovers in the $10,000 club, which is impressive. Ida held on strong earning an average of $12,223 in seven theaters, with room to keep growing. Belle expanded from 4 theaters to 45 theaters, but still managed an average of $10,825. By this time next week, it will have reached its first major milestone, with more to come. More...

Limited Releases: What's Cooking?

May 9th, 2014

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There are a number of limited releases coming out this week that are earning strong buzz and good reviews. Some of the films that have reviews that are strong enough to suggest box office success are Palo Alto and The Double, as well as two documentaries, Fed Up and Llyn Foulkes One Man Band. However, the film with the best combination of buzz and reviews is Chef. More...

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2014/05/09 84 $3,562   11 $324   $3,562 1
2014/05/16 84 $1,455 -59% 10 $146   $6,021 2
2014/05/23 92 $305 -79% 1 $305   $6,693 3
2014/05/30 91 $133 -56% 1 $133   $7,078 4

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2014/05/26 - $137   16 $9   $6,830 18

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2014/05/09 85 $4,566   11 $415   $4,566 1
2014/05/16 81 $1,822 -60% 10 $182   $6,388 2
2014/05/23 87 $557 -69% 1 $557   $6,945 3
2014/05/30 94 $133 -76% 1 $133   $7,078 4

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