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The Brothers Grimsby (2016)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $6,864,016Details
International Box Office $21,884,368Details
Worldwide Box Office $28,748,384
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $883,817 Details
Domestic Blu-ray Sales $839,309 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $1,723,126
Further financial details...

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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Full Financials
  7. Cast & Crew
  8. Trailer

Synopsis

Nobby has everything a man from the poor English fishing town of Grimsby could want - 9 children and the most attractive girlfriend in northern England. There’s only one thing missing in his life: his little brother, Sebastian. After they were adopted by different families as children, Nobby spent 28 years searching for him. Upon hearing of his location, Nobby sets off to reunite with his brother, unaware that not only is his brother an MI6 agent, but he's just uncovered a plot that puts the world in danger. On the run and wrongfully accused, Sebastian realizes that if he is going to save the world, he will need the help of its biggest idiot.

Metrics

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Movie Details

Production Budget:$35,000,000
Domestic Releases: March 11th, 2016 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
International Releases: February 24th, 2016 (Wide) (Sweden)
February 24th, 2016 (Wide), released as Grimsby (United Kingdom)
February 25th, 2016 (Wide) (Greece)
February 25th, 2016 (Wide) (Israel)
February 25th, 2016 (Wide) (Netherlands)
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Video Release: May 24th, 2016 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for strong crude sexual content, graphic nudity, violence, language, and some drug use.
(Rated 2/17/2016)
Running Time: 82 minutes
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Keywords: Separated at Birth, Dysfunctional Family, Secret Agent, Terrorism, Conspiracy Theory, Spoof
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Columbia Pictures, LStar Capital, Village Roadshow Productions, Four by Two Films, Working Title Films, Big Talk Pictures
Production Countries: United Kingdom

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,692 $17,888 Apr 8, 2016 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,777 $32,319 Apr 1, 2016 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,241 $114,657 Mar 25, 2016 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,923 $1,420,281 Mar 18, 2016 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,562 $3,258,327 Mar 11, 2016 3
Widest Opening Weekend 1,911 2,235 Mar 11, 2016 3

Cast

   Nobby
   Sebastian
   Dawn Grobham
   Rhonda George
   Jodie Figgis
   Banu the Cleaner
   Lina Smit
Ian McShane    M16 Head
Johnny Vegas    Milky Pimms
David Harewood    Black Gareth
Sam Hazeldine    Chilcott
Nick Boraine    Joris Smit
Zak Sutcliffe    Luke
Eileen Davies    Mrs. Wearham
Ricky Tomlinson    Paedo Pete
Barkhad Abdi    Tabansi Nyagura
Lex Shrapnel    Steven Marber
Rory Keenan    James Thurbeck
Tamsin Egerton    Carla Barnes
Margaret Jackman    Doris
John Thomson    Bob Tolliver
Lewis Johnson    Young Nobby
Scott Adkins    Pavel Lukashenko
Jorge De Juan    Javier Alvarez
Rebecca Front    Lady at Worldcure Event
Peter Baynham    Traffic Warden
Bob Cryer    News Reporter
Janie Booth    Shouting Woman
Jason Furnival    Priest
Paul Thornley    Clive Graves
Joanna Bobin    Mrs. Graves
Jamie Chambers    Assassin #1
Feyi Babalola    African Woman
Zorro Sidloyi    Limo Driver
Craig Macrae    Joris Henchman
Hennie Bosman    Joris Henchman
Robert Wilfort    Harold Lowsley
Clayton Evertson    Young Guard
Afif Ben Badra    Spa Therapist
Nick Sampson    Noam Popper
Alex Lowe    Policeman
Miles Jupp    Policeman
Mark Theodore    Tigertail Security Officer
Alex Lanipekun    Special Branch Agent
Sam Redford    Officer on Megaphone
Anthony Hines    Giles Wareham

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Sacha Baron Cohen
Producer    Nira Park
Screenwriter    Sacha Baron Cohen
Screenwriter    Phil Johnston
Screenwriter    Peter Baynham
Story by    Sacha Baron Cohen
Story by    Phil Johnston
Executive Producer    Louise Rosner
Executive Producer    Todd Schulman
Executive Producer    Phil Johnston
Executive Producer    Peter Baynham
Executive Producer    James Biddle
Executive Producer    Eric Fellner
Executive Producer    Tim Bevan
Executive Producer    Anthony Hines
Executive Producer    Adam McKay
Executive Producer    Ben Waisbren
Director of Photography    Oliver Wood
Production Designer    Kave Quinn
Editor    James Thomas
Editor    Jonathan Amos
Costume Designer    Paco Delgado
Composer    Erran Baron Cohen
Composer    David Buckley
Assistant Director    Alexander Oakley
Line Producer    Louise Rosner
Additional Editor    Evan Henke
Additional Editor    Debra Neil-Fisher
Art Director    Stuart Kearns
Art Director    Jonathan Hely-Hutchinson
Set Decorator    Ute Bergk
Set Decorator    Melinda Launspach
Executive in Charge of Post Production    Steve Demko
Sound Mixer    Colin Nicolson
Sound Mixer    Scott Harber
Supervising Sound Editor    Julian Slater
Re-recording Mixer    Deb Adair
Re-recording Mixer    Julian Slater
Stunt Coordinator    Adam Kirley
Stunt Coordinator    Grant Hulley
Visual Effects Supervisor    John Moffatt
Second Unit Director    Chad Stahelski
Casting Director    Lucy Bevan
Casting Director    Mito Skellern
Second Unit Camera    Fraser Taggart

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Home Market Releases for May 24th, 2016

May 24th, 2016

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Thursday Night Previews: Batman gets off to a Super Start

March 25th, 2016

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice started its box office run with $27.7 million from Thursday previews. This is more than twice what Deadpool earned during its previews earlier this year and it beats the previous pre-summer record of $15.8 million by Furious 7 last year. Unfortunately, there are a couple of reasons to not be too excited. Firstly, the Fanboy effect is really strong for this film. “Committed” would be a word I would use to described the hardcore fans of the DC Extended Universe. They will rush out to see the movie regardless of the quality. Secondly, this is a terrible movie. Its Tomatometer Score is just 30% positive, which is bad no matter how you look at it. Word-of-mouth could do some real damage before the weekend is over. More...

Weekend Wrap-Up: Zootopia Leads the Way with $37.16 million, while The Divergent Series Collapses

March 22nd, 2016

Zootopia

At the beginning of the month, it was widely accepted that The Divergent Series: Allegiant would open in first place. However, two things happened to prevent that. Firstly, Zootopia not only opened faster, but its legs were much longer. Secondly, Allegiant failed to match even lowered expectations. This left Zootopia with an easy first place win over the weekend. However, it wasn't the only pleasant surprise, as Miracles from Heaven opened faster than expected. The overall box office slipped 3.3% from last weekend to $131 million. It was also 0.3% lower than the same weekend last year. Year-to-date, 2016 is still ahead of 2015 by an 8.4% margin at $2.33 billion to $2.15 billion. More...

Weekend Wrap-Up: Zootopia Doubles The Competition with $51.34 Million

March 15th, 2016

Zootopia

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March 13th, 2016

Zootopia

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2016 Preview: March

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Zootopia

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As for the box office, February was amazing, thanks to Deadpool's record-breaking opening and better than expected legs. The month ended with 2016 being nearly 4% higher than 2015's pace. Additionally, there are some big releases coming out this month with both Zootopia and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice looking to get more than $200 million, while Allegiant should hit $100 million. Last March, there were also three films that earned more than $100 million, but only one $200 million hit, Cinderella. It should be a really close race between 2016 and 2015. More...

The shaded area represents the expected performance range for a film, based on its opening weekend box office. 95% of films fall within the shaded area. If a film trends towards the top end of the shaded area, it has good legs compared to the average film; if it trends towards the bottom end of the shaded area, it has poor legs. The predictive area is based on movies from the past 5 years.

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2016/03/11 8 $3,258,327   2,235 $1,458   $3,258,327 3
2016/03/18 9 $1,420,281 -56% 2,235 $635   $5,932,951 10
2016/03/25 27 $114,657 -92% 198 $579   $6,726,328 17
2016/04/01 50 $32,319 -72% 50 $646   $6,828,166 24
2016/04/08 57 $17,888 -45% 62 $289   $6,864,016 31

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2016/03/11 8 $1,206,061   2,235 $540   $1,206,061 1
2016/03/12 7 $1,210,420 n/c 2,235 $542   $2,416,481 2
2016/03/13 7 $841,846 -30% 2,235 $377   $3,258,327 3
2016/03/14 6 $320,208 -62% 2,235 $143   $3,578,535 4
2016/03/15 6 $398,753 +25% 2,235 $178   $3,977,288 5
2016/03/16 7 $289,368 -27% 2,235 $129   $4,266,656 6
2016/03/17 7 $246,014 -15% 2,235 $110   $4,512,670 7
2016/03/18 9 $414,393 +68% 2,235 $185   $4,927,063 8
2016/03/19 9 $583,923 +41% 2,235 $261   $5,510,986 9
2016/03/20 9 $421,965 -28% 2,235 $189   $5,932,951 10
2016/03/21 8 $191,551 -55% 2,235 $86   $6,124,502 11
2016/03/22 8 $228,789 +19% 2,235 $102   $6,353,291 12
2016/03/23 8 $174,689 -24% 2,235 $78   $6,527,980 13
2016/03/24 - $83,691 -52% 2,235 $37   $6,611,671 14
2016/03/25 - $36,031 -57% 198 $182   $6,647,702 15
2016/03/26 - $44,967 +25% 198 $227   $6,692,669 16
2016/03/27 - $33,659 -25% 198 $170   $6,726,328 17
2016/03/28 - $20,218 -40% 198 $102   $6,746,546 18
2016/03/29 - $17,674 -13% 198 $89   $6,764,220 19
2016/03/30 - $17,144 -3% 198 $87   $6,781,364 20
2016/03/31 - $14,483 -16% 198 $73   $6,795,847 21
2016/04/01 - $8,933 -38% 50 $179   $6,804,780 22
2016/04/02 - $14,162 +59% 50 $283   $6,818,942 23
2016/04/03 - $9,224 -35% 50 $184   $6,828,166 24

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2016/03/11 7 $4,512,670   2,235 $2,019   $4,512,670 7
2016/03/18 9 $2,099,001 -53% 2,235 $939   $6,611,671 14
2016/03/25 27 $184,176 -91% 198 $930   $6,795,847 21
2016/04/01 51 $50,281 -73% 50 $1,006   $6,846,128 28

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Date
Opening
Weekend
Opening
Weekend
Theaters
Maximum
Theaters
Theatrical
Engagements
Total
Box Office
Report
Date
Aruba 3/10/2016 $0 0 3 3 $7,115 3/22/2016
Australia 3/11/2016 $1,218,945 323 323 994 $2,863,350 6/9/2016
Austria 3/11/2016 $130,447 71 71 263 $352,677 6/9/2016
Belgium 4/13/2016 $67,241 27 27 87 $132,822 6/9/2016
Bulgaria 2/26/2016 $18,714 35 35 116 $81,981 5/27/2016
Croatia 3/3/2016 $44,892 42 42 121 $144,933 4/19/2016
Curacao 3/10/2016 $1,842 3 3 7 $4,369 3/29/2016
Czech Republic 3/10/2016 $48,066 56 56 148 $116,691 4/8/2016
Denmark 3/10/2016 $54,275 55 55 113 $121,358 6/9/2016
Estonia 3/11/2016 $30,061 17 17 31 $83,384 6/9/2016
Finland 2/26/2016 $128,819 81 81 196 $410,948 6/9/2016
France 4/13/2016 $399,353 211 211 444 $703,690 6/9/2016
Germany 3/10/2016 $573,590 395 395 1219 $1,228,237 6/9/2016
Greece 2/25/2016 $41,969 44 44 75 $99,690 6/9/2016
Hungary 3/3/2016 $70,769 40 40 140 $208,722 4/27/2016
Iceland 3/4/2016 $18,660 8 8 23 $96,774 4/27/2016
Israel 2/25/2016 $156,908 30 30 134 $540,265 5/5/2016
Italy 4/7/2016 $137,646 185 185 200 $199,510 6/9/2016
Jamaica 3/30/2016 $3,849 3 3 3 $3,849 4/5/2016
Latvia 3/11/2016 $14,995 8 10 23 $62,323 4/19/2016
Lithuania 3/11/2016 $28,089 13 105 218 $101,023 6/9/2016
Netherlands 2/25/2016 $254,474 84 94 280 $584,572 6/9/2016
New Zealand 3/11/2016 $127,803 68 69 235 $340,643 6/9/2016
Norway 2/26/2016 $134,769 152 152 260 $319,364 6/9/2016
Poland 2/26/2016 $107,132 106 106 229 $243,569 3/15/2016
Portugal 3/10/2016 $72,000 62 62 184 $232,696 6/9/2016
Romania 3/4/2016 $64,340 56 56 182 $215,982 4/12/2016
Russia (CIS) 3/10/2016 $854,430 914 914 2153 $2,173,239 5/5/2016
Serbia and Montenegro 2/25/2016 $14,354 16 16 49 $68,856 4/27/2016
Singapore 3/10/2016 $30,116 10 10 35 $140,335 6/9/2016
Slovakia 3/3/2016 $26,260 54 54 100 $68,278 6/9/2016
Slovenia 2/25/2016 $17,461 10 12 68 $68,231 6/9/2016
South Africa 2/26/2016 $22,466 50 50 102 $49,282 6/9/2016
Spain 3/18/2016 $417,352 286 286 796 $1,097,568 6/8/2016
Sweden 2/24/2016 $102,134 110 110 145 $246,394 6/9/2016
Switzerland 3/10/2016 $132,103 50 50 142 $388,057 6/9/2016
Trinidad 3/30/2016 $17,799 8 8 20 $34,026 4/27/2016
Ukraine 3/10/2016 $113,824 154 161 415 $312,128 4/19/2016
United Kingdom 2/24/2016 $2,674,787 522 522 1930 $7,473,233 6/9/2016
 
Rest of World $264,204
 
International Total$21,884,368 6/9/2016

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
6/26/20161325,028 25,028$450,254$450,2545

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
6/26/20161120,786 20,786$415,511$415,5115

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