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Ascenseur pour l'échafaud (1961)

Ascenseur pour l'échafaud
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $370,253Details
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Synopsis

Scheming lovers Julien and Florence engineer the “perfect murder” of her husband. But when Julien becomes trapped in the elevator mere floors away from his recent victim, the perfect murder quickly becomes imperfect.

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: June 10th, 1961 (Limited) by Rialto Pictures, released as Elevator to the Gallows
June 24th, 2005 (Limited) by Rialto Pictures, released as Elevator to the Gallows
August 3rd, 2016 (Limited) by Rialto Pictures, released as Elevator to the Gallows
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 91 minutes
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Keywords: Paris, France, Film Noir, Relationships Gone Wrong, Faked Suicide, 1950s, French New Wave
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Nouvelles Editions de Films
Production Countries: France

Cast

   Florence Canala
   Julien Tavernier
Georges Poujouly    Louis
Yori Bertin    Veronique
Jean Wall    Simon Carala
Ivan Petrovich    Horst Bencker
Felix Marten    Subervie
Lino Ventura    Inspector Cherter
Elga Andersen    Mme. Bencker
Micheline Bona    Genevieve

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Roger Nimier
Screenwriter    Noel Calef
Screenwriter    Louis Malle
Based on the novel by    Noel Calef
Producer    Jean Thuillier
Editor    Leonide Azar
Composer    Miles Davis
Cinematographer    Henri Decae
Art Director    Jean Mandaroux

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2005/06/24 73 $7,354   1 $7,354   $7,354 16,088
2005/07/01 73 $8,213 +12% 1 $8,213   $21,580 16,095
2005/07/15 111 $701   1 $701   $28,529 16,109
2005/07/22 90 $2,722 +288% 1 $2,722   $32,711 16,116
2005/07/29 63 $21,956 +707% 3 $7,319   $56,585 16,123
2005/08/05 72 $13,160 -40% 3 $4,387   $79,553 16,130
2005/08/12 92 $2,789 -79% 1 $2,789   $89,516 16,137
2005/08/19 65 $15,192 +445% 2 $7,596   $106,492 16,144
2005/08/26 65 $20,692 +36% 3 $6,897   $141,533 16,151
2005/09/02 90 $4,398 -79% 3 $1,466   $162,140 16,158
2005/09/09 66 $14,143 +222% 3 $4,714   $179,570 16,165
2005/09/16 73 $16,657 +18% 3 $5,552   $199,683 16,172
2005/09/23 90 $6,503 -61% 4 $1,626   $215,762 16,179
2005/09/30 139 $480 -93% 1 $480   $220,216 16,186
2005/10/14 95 $3,495   2 $1,748   $230,796 16,200
2005/10/21 106 $2,918 -17% 3 $973   $235,489 16,207
2005/11/04 92 $4,974   2 $2,487   $243,713 16,221
2005/11/11 94 $4,686 -6% 1 $4,686   $250,388 16,228
2005/11/25 108 $1,433   2 $717   $256,009 16,242
2005/12/02 116 $1,357 -5% 2 $679   $259,784 16,249
2005/12/09 109 $1,152 -15% 2 $576   $261,481 16,256
2005/12/16 92 $1,369 +19% 2 $685   $263,404 16,263
2016/08/05 47 $14,334   1 $14,334   $283,080 20,148
2016/08/12 68 $6,602 -54% 2 $3,301   $304,938 20,155
2016/08/26 81 $3,531   1 $3,531   $317,314 20,169
2016/09/02 79 $4,016 +14% 2 $2,008   $323,536 20,176
2016/09/09 82 $6,946 +73% 4 $1,737   $333,091 20,183
2016/09/23 86 $4,390   2 $2,195   $360,893 20,197
2016/09/30 100 $1,402 -68% 1 $1,402   $366,085 20,204
2016/10/14 99 $1,074   1 $1,074   $368,221 20,218
2016/11/25 66 $2,032   2 $1,016   $370,253 20,260

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2016/10/14 - $238   1 $238   $367,385 20,216
2016/10/15 - $491 +106% 1 $491   $367,876 20,217
2016/10/16 - $345 -30% 1 $345   $368,221 20,218

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2005/06/24 70 $13,367   1 $13,367   $13,367 16,092
2005/07/01 70 $14,461 +8% 1 $14,461   $27,828 16,099
2005/07/15 102 $2,161   1 $2,161   $29,989 16,113
2005/07/22 90 $4,640 +115% 1 $4,640   $34,629 16,120
2005/07/29 62 $31,764 +585% 3 $10,588   $66,393 16,127
2005/08/05 71 $20,334 -36% 3 $6,778   $86,727 16,134
2005/08/12 93 $4,573 -78% 1 $4,573   $91,300 16,141
2005/08/19 62 $29,541 +546% 2 $14,771   $120,841 16,148
2005/08/26 60 $36,901 +25% 3 $12,300   $157,742 16,155
2005/09/02 83 $7,685 -79% 3 $2,562   $165,427 16,162
2005/09/09 69 $17,599 +129% 3 $5,866   $183,026 16,169
2005/09/16 71 $26,233 +49% 3 $8,744   $209,259 16,176
2005/09/23 88 $10,477 -60% 4 $2,619   $219,736 16,183
2005/10/14 92 $5,270   2 $2,635   $232,571 16,204
2005/11/04 93 $6,963   2 $3,482   $245,702 16,225
2005/11/11 87 $8,874 +27% 1 $8,874   $254,576 16,232
2005/11/25 96 $3,851   2 $1,926   $258,427 16,246
2005/12/02 107 $1,902 -51% 2 $951   $260,329 16,253
2005/12/09 101 $1,706 -10% 2 $853   $262,035 16,260
2005/12/16 67 $1,369 -20% 2 $685   $263,404 16,267
2016/07/29 76 $5,342   1 $5,342   $268,746 20,145
2016/08/05 48 $29,590 +454% 1 $29,590   $298,336 20,152
2016/08/12 66 $15,447 -48% 1 $15,447   $313,783 20,159
2016/08/26 88 $5,737   1 $5,737   $319,520 20,173
2016/09/02 82 $6,625 +15% 2 $3,313   $326,145 20,180
2016/09/09 81 $10,429 +57% 4 $2,607   $336,574 20,187
2016/09/16 74 $19,929 +91% 5 $3,986   $356,503 20,194
2016/09/23 87 $8,180 -59% 2 $4,090   $364,683 20,201
2016/09/30 108 $2,464 -70% 1 $2,464   $367,147 20,208
2016/11/25 65 $2,277   3 $759   $107,094 20,264