The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry

The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry (Vertical Entertainment)

  • PG-13 1h 45m
  • Comedy, Drama
  • Opened 10/7/2022 | Theatrical • Limited (332 locations)

Based on the New York Times best-selling novel, bookstore owner A.J. Fikry's (Kunal Nayyar) life is not turning out as he expected as he struggles both emotionally and financially. After his wife's tragic death, he feels lost and left behind in the rapidly evolving world of today. As he tries to keep his store afloat, he begins to drink his sorrows away ultimately hitting rock bottom when his most prized possession, a series of Edgar Allen Poe poems, are stolen. But when a mysterious package appears at the bookstore, the unexpected arrival gives Fikry a new lease on life, and love, that are greater than he ever imagined.

Box Office Results


  Week 1
Week 2
weekend 440000
cume 121000121000
  Weekend Weekly Locations  
Week Gross $ % Chg. Gross $ % Chg. # Chg. Per Theater
1 | 10/7/2022-10/13/2022$44,000-$121,000-332-$364
2 | 10/14/2022-10/20/2022$0-100 %$0-3320
  Total $121,000  

Total Includes Full Week Grosses for Weeks 1-2

Additional Details

  • Release Date: 10/7/2022