Shia LaBeouf's Man Down sells just one ticket
That is equivalent to a single ticket, given that the UK Cinema Association puts the average movie admission cost in the country at 7.21 pounds.
Actor Shia LaBeouf's film Man Down has been able to sell just one ticket at the British box office, costing only seven pounds. Dito Montiel's directorial Man Down, a war thriller minted just seven pounds when it premiered in a single British theatre over the weekend, according to cross-platform measurement company ComScore.
That is equivalent to a single ticket, given that the UK Cinema Association puts the average movie admission cost in the country at 7.21 pounds, reports variety.com. "Poor Shia. That opening could be in the Guinness World Records or something," said Paul Dergarabedian, senior media analyst at ComScore. The film played in one location – Reel Cinema in Burnley. Man Down was simultaneously released digitally on demand, and will launch on DVD and Blu-ray next month. After scoring in big studio blockbusters such as Transformers and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, LaBeouf has focused on more indie projects with mixed success.
The film screened at the Venice and Toronto film festivals to negative reviews.