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The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $33,300,000Details
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Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
94% - Certified Fresh
93% - Upright

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Movie Details

Production Budget:$3,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 18th, 1957 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
Video Release: July 8th, 1994 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Comparisons: vs. The English Patient
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Keywords: World War II, War
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Production Method:Live Action


Alec Guinness    Colonel Nicholson
William Holden    Commander/Major Shears
Jack Hawkins    Maj. Warden

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DVD and Blu-ray Releases for June 7th, 2011

June 7th, 2011

The summer is usually a really weak time for home market releases, but this week is amazing. Not only are there two $100 million hits coming out on DVD / Blu-ray this week, but there are also half-a-dozen TV on DVD releases, a few limited releases, direct-to-DVD releases, and catalog titles, many of which are worth picking up, or even contenders for Pick of the Week. I tried to narrow the list of contenders down to one, but I couldn't do it. In the end I went with Leverage: Season Three on DVD and True Grit on Blu-ray / DVD Combo Pack as co-winners of the Pick of the Week. More...

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Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
11/7/20101411,450 11,450$228,881$228,881853