Sundance 2014: Distribution Dealsby IMDb-Editors | created - 14 Jan 2014 | updated - 24 Jan 2014 | Public
We're compiling an ongoing list of the films screening at Sundance 2014 that have closed distribution deals so far. Check back for updates over the course of the festival.
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1. Frank (II) (2014)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Jon, a young wanna-be musician, discovers he's bitten off more than he can chew when he joins an eccentric pop band led by the mysterious and enigmatic Frank.
Votes: 70,888 | Gross: $0.64M
2. Love Is Strange (2014)
R | 94 min | Drama, Romance
After Ben and George get married, George is fired from his teaching post, forcing them to stay with friends separately while they sell their place and look for cheaper housing -- a situation that weighs heavily on all involved.
Votes: 11,589 | Gross: $2.25M
Buyer: Sony Pictures Classics
3. Cold in July (2014)
R | 109 min | Crime, Thriller
When a protective father meets a murderous ex-con, both need to deviate from the path they are on as they soon find themselves entangled in a downwards spiral of lies and violence while having to confront their own inner psyche.
Votes: 32,465 | Gross: $0.41M
Buyer: IFC Films
4. God's Pocket (2014)
R | 88 min | Crime, Drama
A blue collar worker tries to cover things up when his stepson is killed in a suspicious accident, but a local reporter senses that something's amiss.
Votes: 10,218 | Gross: $0.10M
Buyer: IFC Films
5. The One I Love (2014)
R | 91 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
A troubled couple vacate to a beautiful getaway, but bizarre circumstances further complicate their situation.
Votes: 31,700 | Gross: $0.51M
6. The Skeleton Twins (2014)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Having both coincidentally cheated death on the same day, estranged twins reunite with the possibility of mending their relationship.
Votes: 37,210 | Gross: $5.28M
Buyers: Lionsgate, Roadside Attractions (US rights) and Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions (worldwide rights)
7. Calvary (2014)
R | 102 min | Drama
After he is threatened during a confession, a good-natured priest must battle the dark forces closing in around him.
Votes: 52,827 | Gross: $3.59M
Buyer: Fox Searchlight
8. Obvious Child (2014)
R | 84 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A twenty-something comedienne's unplanned pregnancy forces her to confront the realities of independent womanhood for the first time.
Votes: 21,866 | Gross: $3.12M
9. I Origins (2014)
R | 106 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
A molecular biologist and his laboratory partner uncover evidence that may fundamentally change society as we know it.
Votes: 106,429 | Gross: $0.33M
Buyer: Fox Searchlight
10. Laggies (2014)
R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In the throes of a quarter-life crisis, Megan panics when her boyfriend proposes, then, taking an opportunity to escape for a week, hides out in the home of her new friend, 16-year-old Annika, who lives with her world-weary single dad.
Votes: 39,383 | Gross: $0.44M
11. Wish I Was Here (2014)
R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama
A struggling actor, father and husband finds himself at a major crossroads, which forces him to examine his life, his family and his career.
Votes: 35,173 | Gross: $3.59M
Buyer: Focus Features
12. Whiplash (2014)
R | 106 min | Drama, Music
A promising young drummer enrolls at a cut-throat music conservatory where his dreams of greatness are mentored by an instructor who will stop at nothing to realize a student's potential.
Votes: 632,329 | Gross: $13.09M
Buyer: Sony Pictures Classics (Domestic); Sony Pictures Worldwide (International)
13. Dinosaur 13 (2014)
PG | 95 min | Documentary
A documentary about the discovery of the largest Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil ever found.
Buyers: Lionsgate and CNN Films
14. Cesar's Last Fast (2014)
100 min | Documentary
In 1988, Cesar Chavez embarked on what would be his last act of protest in his remarkable life. Driven in part to pay penance for feeling he had not done enough, Chavez began his "Fast for ... See full summary »
Buyers: Pivot and Univision (TV Rights)