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Casse-tête chinois (2014)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $336,500Details
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Synopsis

A 40-year-old father of two still finds life very complicated. When the mother of his children moves to New York, he can’t bear them growing up far away from him and so he decides to move there as well.

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 9,088 $336,500
All Time Worldwide Box Office 11,710 $336,500
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 2,482 $336,500
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 2,968 $336,500
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 3,360 $336,500

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: May 16th, 2014 (Limited) by Cohen Media Group, released as Chinese Puzzle
MPAA Rating: R for sexual content, nudity and language.
(Rating bulletin 2316, 4/2/2014)
Running Time: 117 minutes
Franchise: The Spanish Apartment
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Keywords: Delayed Sequel, LGBT, Animated Sequences, Infidelity, Immigration, Green Card Marriage, Writing and Writers
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Romantic Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Ce Qui Me Meut, StudioCanal, France 2 Cinema, Panache Productions, La Cie Cinematographique, RTBF
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 4,338 $6,800 Jul 11, 2014 59
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 1,586 $6,800 Jul 11, 2014 59
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 1,810 $680 Jul 11, 2014 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 4,744 $7,500 Jul 4, 2014 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 1,704 $7,500 Jul 4, 2014 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 1,385 $1,071 Jul 4, 2014 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 5,018 $11,412 Jun 27, 2014 45
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 1,712 $11,412 Jun 27, 2014 45
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 2,075 $815 Jun 27, 2014 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 5,689 $8,946 Jun 20, 2014 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 2,048 $8,946 Jun 20, 2014 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 2,333 $813 Jun 20, 2014 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 5,591 $22,611 Jun 13, 2014 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 1,781 $22,611 Jun 13, 2014 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 2,260 $1,077 Jun 13, 2014 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 5,871 $31,136 Jun 6, 2014 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 1,814 $31,136 Jun 6, 2014 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 2,575 $1,153 Jun 6, 2014 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 5,762 $64,524 May 30, 2014 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 1,518 $64,524 May 30, 2014 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 2,013 $2,225 May 30, 2014 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 6,668 $42,370 May 23, 2014 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 2,080 $42,370 May 23, 2014 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 1,686 $4,237 May 23, 2014 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 8,041 $23,544 May 16, 2014 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 3,154 $23,544 May 16, 2014 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 1,112 $11,772 May 16, 2014 3
Theater Average Limited Release 1,692 $11,772 May 16, 2014 3
Top 2014 Theater Average Limited Release 92 $11,772 May 16, 2014 3
Never Wide Domestic 3,086 $336,500 May 16, 2014 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 6,598 $336,500 May 16, 2014 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 1,538 27 May 16, 2014 0

Cast

   Xavier
   Martine
   Isabelle
   Wendy
Sandrine Holt    Ju
Margaux Mansart    Mia
Pablo Mugnier-Jacob    Tom
Flore Bonaventura    Isabelle de Groote
Benoit Jacquot    Xavier's father

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Bruno Levy
Line Producer    Raphael Benoliel
Director of Photography    Natasha Braier
Set Design-New York    Roshelle Berliner
Set Design-Paris    Marie Cheminal
Costumes    Anne Schotte
Casting New York    Ann Goulder
Casting-Paris    Jeanne Millet
First Assistant Director    Antoine Garceau
Editor    Anne-Sophie Bion
Sound Engineer    Cyril Moisson
Sound Editor    Ken Yasumoto
Sound Editor    Fred Demolder
Sound Mixer    Cyril Holtz
Sound Mixer    Damien Lazzerini
Composer    Loik Dury
Composer    Christophe Minck
Visual Effects Supervisor    Cedric Fayolle
Animation    Delphine Burrus
Post Production Manager    Isabelle Morax
Post Production Manager-New York    Carol Cuddy
Production Manager    Sylvie Peyre

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May 20th, 2014

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Godzilla led the way on both the overall box office chart and the per theater box office chart, earning an average of $23,580 in nearly 4,000 theaters. The second best film on the per theater chart was The Immigrant with an average of $14,688 in three theaters. Chinese Puzzle was the final film in the $10,000 club with an average of $11,772 in two theaters. More...

Limited Releases: New Arrivals

May 16th, 2014

The Immigrant poster

There are a number of films on this week's list that could find audience in theaters, including Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case, Chinese Puzzle, The Discoverers, Horses of God, etc. However, if I were to pick just one, it would be The Immigrant. It has amazing reviews and strong buzz. More...

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2014/05/16 52 $23,544   2 $11,772   $23,544 3
2014/05/23 45 $42,370 +80% 10 $4,237   $65,914 10
2014/05/30 33 $64,524 +52% 29 $2,225   $169,068 17
2014/06/06 45 $31,136 -52% 27 $1,153   $229,608 24
2014/06/13 50 $22,611 -27% 21 $1,077   $270,835 31
2014/06/20 67 $8,946 -60% 11 $813   $292,807 38
2014/06/27 68 $11,412 +28% 14 $815   $310,076 45
2014/07/04 66 $7,500 -34% 7 $1,071   $323,800 52
2014/07/11 62 $6,800 -9% 10 $680   $336,500 59

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2014/05/23 42 $81,000   10 $8,100   $104,544 14
2014/05/30 36 $93,928 +16% 29 $3,239   $198,472 21
2014/06/06 45 $49,752 -47% 27 $1,843   $248,224 28
2014/06/13 51 $35,637 -28% 21 $1,697   $283,861 35
2014/06/20 64 $14,803 -58% 11 $1,346   $298,664 42

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