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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

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
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Keywords: War, World War II
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Production Method:Live Action


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

Production and Technical Credits


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

June 7th, 2011

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Weekly Box Office Performance

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

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