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Casablanca (1943)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $10,462,500Details
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Movie Details

Production Budget:$1,039,000
Domestic Releases: January 23rd, 1943 (Wide) by Warner Bros.
March 21st, 2012 (Special Engagement) by NCM Fathom
April 26th, 2012 (Special Engagement) by NCM Fathom
April 3rd, 2013 (Special Engagement) by Cinemark
Video Release: October 13th, 1998 by Warner Home Video
MPAA Rating: PG for mild violence.
Running Time: 99 minutes
Comparisons: vs. Citizen Kane
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Keywords: World War II, Film Noir, War, Romance, Resistance Fighter, Nazis, Immigration, Corrupt Cops
Source:Based on Play
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Companies: Hal B. Wallis
Production Countries: United States

Cast

   Rick Blaine
   Ilsa Lund Laszlo
Paul Henreid    Victor Laszlo
Claude Rains    Captain Louis Renault
Conrad Veidt    Major Strasser
Peter Lorre    Ugarte
Frank Puglia    Arab Vendor

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Julius J. Epstein
Screenwriter    Philip G. Epstein
Screenwriter    Howard Koch
Based on the play by    Murry Burnett
Based on the play by    Joan Scholl
Song Writer    M.K. Jerome
Song Writer    Jack Scholl
Cinematographer    Arthur Edeson
Editor    Owen Marks

Blu-ray Sales: Families Happy to be Blu

April 10th, 2012

There were not many new releases on the Blu-ray sales chart and many of the top selling DVDs were family films, which tend to struggle on high definition. Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chip-Wrecked did grab first place, but with just 270,000 units / $6.29 million. Its opening week Blu-ray Share was just 23%, which is weak for the format as a whole and only average for the genre. More...

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for March 27th, 2012

March 26th, 2012

It's not a particularly strong week when it comes to the home market. The biggest box office hit coming out this week is Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chip-Wrecked, but that film missed expectations at the box office and was savaged by critics. It should be the best selling DVD and Blu-ray of the week, but that's because it is a slow week overall. As for the best of the best, Mystery Science Theater 3000: XXIII is my choice for Pick of the Week. Others might go with South Park: Season 15 instead, while A Dangerous Method would also be the top choice of many. By a strange coincidence, I'm waiting for the screeners for all four of these films. More...

Weekend Box Office Performance

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Weekly Box Office Performance

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
4/1/20122421,132 21,132$0$0703

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
4/1/20121519,593 19,593$881,508$881,508703