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Te Ata (2017)

Te Ata
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $73,236Details
Home Market Performance
Est. Domestic DVD Sales $33,152 Details
Est. Domestic Blu-ray Sales $20,687 Details
Total Est. Domestic Video Sales $53,839
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  1. Summary
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  6. Full Financials
  7. Cast & Crew
  8. Trailer


Born in Indian Territory, and raised on the songs and stories of her Chickasaw culture, Te Ata’s journey to find her true calling led her through isolation, discovery, love and a stage career that culminated in performances for a United States president, European royalty and audiences across the world. Yet, of all the stories she shared, none are more inspiring than her own.


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 11,601-11,700) 11,619 $73,236
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 16,301-16,400) 16,334 $73,236
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 4,401-4,500) 4,401 $73,236

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: September 27th, 2017 (Limited) by Paladin
Video Release: November 7th, 2017 by Kino Lorber
MPAA Rating: PG for some thematic elements including a brief violent image.
(Rating bulletin 2479 (Cert #51094), 6/7/2017)
Running Time: 105 minutes
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Keywords: Native Americans, Performing Arts, Broadway, Singers, Biography
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Companies: Chickasaw Nation
Production Countries: United States

Leading Cast

   Te Ata
   Thomas Benjamin Thompson

Supporting Cast

Brigid Brannagh    Bertie Thompson
MacKenzie Astin    Dr. Clyde Fisher
Graham Greene    Governor Douglas H. Johnston
Cindy Pickett    Miss Davis
Tom Nowicki    Thurlow Lieurance
Marissa Skell    Margaret
Jenni Mabrey    Bettie Johnston
Gail Cronauer    Eleanor Roosevelt

For a description of the different acting role types we use to categorize acting perfomances, see our Glossary.

Production and Technical Credits

Esther Luttrell    Screenwriter
Esther Luttrell    Story by
Jeannie Barbour    Story by
Paul Sirmons    Producer
Ben Huddleston    Cinematographer
Bryan E. Miller*    Composer
Andrew White    Production Designer
Beverly Safier    Costume Designer
Beverly Holloway    Casting Director

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2017/09/29 45 $28,640   14 $2,046   $28,640 1

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2017/10/06 54 $29,547   43 $687   $61,198 3
2017/10/13 64 $10,296 -65% 10 $1,030   $71,494 4
2017/10/20 96 $1,742 -83% 4 $436   $73,236 5

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