The Wackness

It's the summer of 1994, and the streets of New York are pulsing with hip-hop. Set against this backdrop, a lonely teenager named Luke Shapiro spends his last summer before university selling marijuana throughout New York City, trading it with his unorthodox psychotherapist for treatment, while having a crush on his stepdaughter.


Domestic (65.4%)
Summary Details
DistributorSony Pictures Classics
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6 theaters
Running Time1 hr 39 min
GenresComedy Drama Romance
In Release182 days/26 weeks
Widest Release142 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Jul 4-625$138,401-6-$23,066$172,1791
Jul 11-1322$217,105+56.9%31+25$7,003$471,3542
Jul 18-2025$150,676-30.6%34+3$4,431$742,7853
Jul 25-2723$232,940+54.6%120+86$1,941$1,063,9204
Aug 1-324$213,194-8.5%142+22$1,501$1,435,3935
Aug 8-1036$84,666-60.3%97-45$872$1,639,6976
Aug 15-1749$41,032-51.5%114+17$359$1,739,0747
Aug 22-2452$36,325-11.5%51-63$712$1,814,0588
Aug 29-3149$46,940+29.2%51-$920$1,887,4709
Aug 29-Sep 1
Labor Day wknd
Sep 5-756$28,232-39.9%41-10$688$1,943,53510
Sep 12-1468$16,981-39.9%21-20$808$1,974,83111
Sep 19-2150$39,893+134.9%42+21$949$2,022,84612
Sep 26-2868$15,291-61.7%20-22$764$2,057,96913
Oct 3-582$5,384-64.8%13-7$414$2,071,74514
Oct 10-12125$650-87.9%3-10$216$2,074,56215
Oct 17-19122$770+18.5%3-$256$2,077,04616