This drama centers on Hank Chinaski, the fictional alter-ego of "Factotum" author Charles Bukowski, who wanders around Los Angeles, CA trying to live off jobs which don't interfere with his primary interest, which is writing. Along the way, he fends off the distractions offered by women, drinking and gambling.


Domestic (29.8%)
Summary Details
DistributorIFC Films
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6 theaters
Running Time1 hr 34 min
GenresComedy Drama Romance
In Release140 days/20 weeks
Widest Release55 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Aug 18-2051$59,212-6-$9,868$59,2121
Aug 25-2742$118,391+99.9%31+25$3,819$209,4092
Sep 1-341$148,031+25%46+15$3,218$412,1603
Sep 1-4
Labor Day wknd
Sep 8-1047$75,730-48.8%55+9$1,376$568,1384
Sep 15-1754$48,974-35.3%53-2$924$656,4115
Sep 22-2462$30,618-37.5%39-14$785$712,4736
Sep 29-Oct 167$18,164-40.7%35-4$518$748,2727
Oct 6-870$9,685-46.7%26-9$372$767,3148
Oct 13-1589$6,322-34.7%20-6$316$780,1479
Oct 20-2290$3,692-41.6%15-5$246$788,05110
Oct 27-2993$5,519+49.5%19+4$290$797,25711
Nov 3-5107$2,089-62.1%12-7$174$800,22212
Nov 10-12119$436-79.1%8-4$54$802,39613
Nov 17-19109$963+120.9%3-5$321$806,22314
Dec 1-3
Dec 8-10116$648+13.3%1-3$648$808,22117