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Struck By Lightning (2013)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $28,378Details
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High school senior Carson Phillips was on a path to greatness, when he was suddenly killed by a bolt of lightning in his school parking lot. Carson recounts the last few weeks of his life via witty, insightful flashbacks, including a blackmail scheme targeting the popular kids concocted with his best friend and a home life that includes a mother's more interested in the bottle than her son's future and an estranged father who suddenly appears with a pregnant fiancée


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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: January 6th, 2013 (Special Engagement) by TriBeca Films
January 11th, 2013 (Limited) by TriBeca Films, released as Struck by Lightning
Video Release: May 21st, 2013 by New Video Group
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 90 minutes
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Keywords: Death of a Son or Daughter, Blackmail, High School Hell, Dysfunctional Family, Addiction, Faulty Memory, Terminal Illness, Non-Chronological, Screenplay Written By the Star, Voiceover/Narration, Life in a Small Town, Early / Simultaneous Video on Demand release
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Permut Presentations
Production Countries: United States

Leading Cast


Supporting Cast

Allison Janney    Sheryl
Christina Hendricks    April
Sarah Hyland    Claire
Carter Jenkins    Nicholas
Brad William Henke    Principal
Rebel Wilson    Malerie
Angela Kinsey    Counselor
Polly Bergen    Grandma
Dermot Mulroney    Neal

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Production and Technical Credits

Chris Colfer    Screenwriter
David Permut    Producer
Roberto Aguire    Producer
Mia Chang    Producer
Jason Michael Berman    Executive Producer
Chris Colfer    Executive Producer
Glenn Rigberg    Executive Producer
Lawrence Kopeikin    Executive Producer
Linda Burton    Production Designer
Tia Nolan    Editor
Jake Monaco    Composer
Bobby Bukowski    Director of Photography

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for May 21st, 2013

May 23rd, 2013

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Per Theater Chart: Singing a Love Song

January 15th, 2013

Quartet opened on top of the per theater chart with an average of $23,561 in two theaters. This is very impressive, especially for this time of year. Amour expanded from 3 to 15 theaters, but you couldn't tell from its per theater average, as it held very well down just 14% to $17,138. More...

Limited Releases: Oscars Steal the Spotlight

January 11th, 2013

With the Oscar nominations announced yesterday, the focus is on the the high-caliber films from 2012 that are still in theaters. This will hurt the new wide releases coming out this week, but it will be devastating to the limited releases. There's only one film on this week's list that looks like it might escape relatively unharmed: Quartet. More...

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2013/01/11 57 $12,940   6 $2,157   $22,930 1

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2013/01/06 - $9,990   1 $9,990   $9,990 1

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2013/01/11 54 $17,138   6 $2,856   $27,128 1
2013/01/18 76 $1,250 -93% 4 $313   $28,378 2

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