Walking on Dead Fish

In the weeks after Hurricane Katrina, the tiny town of LaPlace was overrun with thousands of displaced New Orleans residents. Their already bursting-at-the-seams high school, East St. John, took in over 450 new students. Twenty of them were football players. In order to make them feel more welcome, the coach declared all positions were open (even those help by ESJ seniors). For some, that meant the opportunity to play the sport they lived for, but for others, it put their scholarship chances (for many, their only chance at a college education) in jeopardy. But rather than fight or turn bitter, these young men banded together in the face of tragedy to create a team.


Domestic (100%)
Summary Details
DistributorVariance Films
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Opening Weekend$10,524
1 theaters
Widest Release4 theaters
In Release105 days/15 weeks
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Sep 19-2174$10,524-1-$10,524$10,5241
Sep 26-28101$2,501-76.2%1-$2,501$15,2372
Oct 3-583$5,037+101.4%3+2$1,679$20,7053
Oct 10-1299$3,227-35.9%4+1$806$25,4864
Oct 17-19113$1,311-59.4%3-1$437$29,2715
Oct 31-Nov 2137$181-1-$181$29,8717
Nov 7-9133$154-14.9%1-$154$30,0608
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