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Dangal (2016)

Dangal
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $12,391,761Details
International Box Office $269,355,000Details
Worldwide Box Office $281,746,761
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Synopsis

An ex-wrestler is forced to give up his dreams of winning gold for India in international wrestling due to lack of financial support. He resolves to train his future son to one-day represent India in his passion sport. But destiny had other plans. Over two decades, Mahavir’s faith in his dream dwindles as he is blessed with four children, all girls. But when his eldest daughter Geeta, aged 14 and his second daughter Babita, aged 12, bash up a group of boys from the neighborhood during an eve-teasing incident, Mahavir realizes his girls have the same talent he was born with. With hope restored, Mahavir relentlessly pursues his goal of transforming his daughters into world-class wrestlers. Forcing them to train with the village boys, Mahavir inspires them to fight to win despite the odds and to go for gold, no matter what.

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 4,301-4,400) 4,363 $12,391,761
All Time International Box Office (Rank 201-300) 216 $269,355,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 401-500) 442 $281,746,761
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 201-300) 233 $12,391,761

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: December 21st, 2016 (Limited) by UTV Communications
International Releases: December 23rd, 2016 (Wide) (Australia)
December 23rd, 2016 (Wide) (India)
December 23rd, 2016 (Wide) (New Zealand)
December 23rd, 2016 (Wide) (United Kingdom)
May 5th, 2017 (Wide) (China)
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MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 201 minutes
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Keywords: Inspirational Sports, Inspirational Coach, Wrestling, Father's Footsteps, Bollywood
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Companies: Aamir Khan Productions
Production Countries: India

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 79 $2,101,275 Dec 30, 2016 12
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 63 $3,248,481 Dec 23, 2016 5

Cast

   Mahavir Singh Phogat
Zaira Wasim    Child Geeta
Suhani Bhatnagar    Child Babita
Rajkumar Yadav    Krishna Singh Phogat
Aparshakti Khurrana    Omkar
Girish Kulkarni    Coach
Ritvik Sahore    Young Omkar
Vivan Bhatena    Mahavir’s Office Colleague
Shishir Sharma    Head of Department of the NSA
Badrul Islam    Chicken Shop Owner

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Nitesh Tiwari
Screenwriter    Piyush Gupta
Screenwriter    Shreyas Jain
Screenwriter    Nikhil Mehrotra
Producer    Aamir Khan
Producer    Kiran Rao
Producer    Siddharth Roy Kapur
Composer    Pritam
Song Writer    Amitabh Bhattacharya

International Box Office: The Mummy Comes Alive Internationally with $140.76 million

June 14th, 2017

The Mummy

The Mummy debuted in first place on the international chart with $140.76 million on 19,078 screens in 63 markets. The film’s biggest market was China, no surprise there. It earned $52.4 million on 7,364 screens, which is better than Wonder Woman’s opening there last weekend. The film did even better in South Korea, relatively speaking, with an opening weekend of $8.61 million on 1,254 screens over the weekend for a total opening of $17.80 million. This includes a record for opening day in that market of $6.6 million, while the total opening was the best for Universal. On the downside, the film struggled in the U.K. earning second place with $4.2 million in 563 theaters. That’s weaker than its performance here, relative to the size of the two markets. Furthermore, the film only has two major markets left to open in, France and Japan, while its reviews will likely really hurt its legs. It will earn enough worldwide to pay for its production budget, assuming the $125 million reports are accurate. More...

International Box Office: Wonder Woman Opens Above Century Mark with $122.5 million

June 7th, 2017

Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman opened in first place on the international chart with $122.5 million in 55 markets for a global opening weekend of $225.8 million. Unsurprisingly, the film’s biggest market was China, where it opened in first place with $38.96 million. This is about $10 million less than Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 opened with recently, but then again, that was a sequel, so it is not an entirely fair comparison. Should Wonder Woman have better legs there, then it could still hit $100 million in that market. Other big markets for the movie include South Korea, where it earned $6.40 million on 1,034 screens over the weekend for a total opening of $8.41 million. This is better than Suicide Squad managed in that market, but behind Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Brazil and Mexico were close behind with $8.3 million and $8.22 million respectively. This is better than Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2, but not as good as BvS or Suicide Squad. On the other hand, the film struggled somewhat in the U.K earning $8.00 million in 599 screens, which was still enough for first place. It only managed second place in Russia with $3.99 million on 1,194 screens. Overall, the studio should be happy with these results and I bet there’s a sequel already in early stages of development. More...

International Box Office: Pirates Sail International Waters with $208.4 million

June 1st, 2017

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales dominated the international box office earning five times more than the rest of the top five combined. The film pulled in $208.4 million in 54 markets and had $271.4 million worldwide by the end of its first weekend. Its biggest single market was China, where it earned $68.55 million over the weekend. This is bigger than its domestic opening. While this is impressive, it is only the third biggest opening in China for a Disney film, behind Avengers: Age of Ultron and Captain America: Civil War. On the other hand, the film had a big opening in Russia with $19.10 million, which is the biggest opening weekend in that market of all time. However, it wasn’t all good news, as the only market left to open in is Japan, so it will have to rely on long legs to continue its run. More...

International Box Office: Dangal Dominates China in Groundbreaking Run

May 25th, 2017

Dangal

Dangal became the first Indian film to have its biggest single market not be India. It earned first place in China with $34.22 million over the weekend for totals of $113.55 million in China, $185.6 million internationally, and $198.0 million worldwide. It will shortly become the second Indian film to earn more than $200 million worldwide. More...

International Box Office: Guardians Completes the Hat Trick with $52.2 million

May 17th, 2017

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2

For the third weekend in a row, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 led the international box office chart, earning $52.2 million in 56 markets for totals of $384.4 million internationally and $632.8 million worldwide. This pushes it into seventh place on the MCU chart. The film opened in second place in Japan, where it pulled in $3.0 million, which is 15% better than the original Guardians of the Galaxy did. On the downside, this is the film’s last market to open in, so it will be coasting on holdovers from now on. Speaking of holdovers, the film’s biggest market is China, where it added $15.16 million over the weekend for a total of $80.56 million. This is the film’s biggest single market and it could hit $100 million there shortly. More...

Theater Averages: The New Year has a Patriotic Start

January 10th, 2017

Patriots Day

The theater average chart was dominated by holdovers, as is the norm this time of year. The top film was Patriots Day with an average of $14,972 in seven theaters. This bodes very well for its wide expansion next weekend. 20th Century Women is becoming a sleeper hit earning an average of $13,047 in ten theaters. This is one of those films that should be earning more Awards Season buzz, but I fear it has slipped between the cracks. Toni Erdmann and Paterson were neck-and-neck with averages of $10,472 and $10,205 respectively. More...

Theater Averages: Hidden Stands Out with Average of $34,329

January 4th, 2017

Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures rose to first place during its first full weekend of release with an average of $34,329 in 25 theaters. It already has more than $2 million and it expands wide on Friday. 20th Century Women was next with an average of $27,800 in four theaters. It isn’t a major player during Awards Season, but it is picking up enough nominations to help it stick around in theaters. Patriots Day was down just 8% earning an average of $21,117 in seven theaters. Last week’s winner, Silence, fell to an average of $20,827 in four theaters. If it has a similar drop next week, it will put its wide release in jeopardy. The best limited release of the week was Paterson, which earned an average of $17,334 in four theaters. Toni Erdmann earned an average of $14,000 in three theaters during its first full week of release. La La Land continues to expand, but remained in the $10,000 club with an average of $12,738. The overall number one film, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, was next with an average of $11,934, while the second place film, Sing, was right behind with an average of $10,647. More...

International Box Office: Rogue Remains in First with $135.5 million, While International Films Flourish

December 29th, 2016

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story remained in first place with $47.1 million in 54 markets for totals of $237.4 million internationally and $523.4 million worldwide. The film “struggled” over the weekend, but mainly due to the holidays. Christmas Eve is as big of a dead zone in most of Europe as it is here; in fact, a lot of theaters close on Christmas Eve. Likewise, a lot of theaters in the U.K. and Australia are closed on Christmas day. Even so, the film has already cracked $10 million in a number of major markets, starting with the the U.K., where it has $42.1 million. Germany and France are neck-and-neck with $21.8 million and $19.6 million respectively. The film has pulled in $17.84 million in Australia and $16.7 million in Japan. Next week we will have a better picture where the film is heading, as the holidays will be over in most places. I think $1 billion worldwide is a safe bet. More...

Limited and VOD Releases: Which Releases will Make some Noise?

December 23rd, 2016

Silence

There are a number of limited releases coming out this week spread from Wednesday through Sunday. This includes several that are aiming for Awards Season glory: 20th Century Women, Hidden Figures, Silence, and others. There might be too many great films on this week's list, which means some will not live up to their box office potential. More...

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2016/12/23 11 $3,248,481   331 $9,814   $4,081,153 5
2016/12/30 14 $2,101,275 -35% 338 $6,217   $9,225,794 12
2017/01/06 18 $807,311 -62% 237 $3,406   $11,151,900 19
2017/01/13 25 $373,216 -54% 95 $3,929   $11,843,901 26
2017/01/20 29 $196,177 -47% 62 $3,164   $12,204,360 33
2017/01/27 42 $80,005 -59% 30 $2,667   $12,326,616 40
2017/02/03 44 $37,229 -53% 16 $2,327   $12,382,287 47

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2016/12/21 11 $328,227   331 $992   $328,227 1
2016/12/22 11 $504,445 +54% 331 $1,524   $832,672 2
2016/12/23 12 $888,657 +76% 331 $2,685   $1,721,329 3
2016/12/24 7 $1,013,550 +14% 331 $3,062   $2,734,879 4
2016/12/25 11 $1,346,274 +33% 331 $4,067   $4,081,153 5
2016/12/26 13 $996,028 -26% 331 $3,009   $5,077,181 6
2016/12/27 13 $838,898 -16% 331 $2,534   $5,916,079 7
2016/12/28 13 $629,586 -25% 331 $1,902   $6,545,665 8
2016/12/29 13 $578,854 -8% 331 $1,749   $7,124,519 9
2016/12/30 14 $679,211 +17% 338 $2,010   $7,803,730 10
2016/12/31 14 $550,913 -19% 338 $1,630   $8,354,643 11
2017/01/01 13 $871,151 +58% 338 $2,577   $9,225,794 12
2017/01/02 14 $590,677 -32% 338 $1,748   $9,816,471 13
2017/01/03 14 $270,302 -54% 338 $800   $10,086,773 14
2017/01/04 - $149,818 -45% 338 $443   $10,236,591 15
2017/01/05 - $107,998 -28% 338 $320   $10,344,589 16
2017/01/06 - $209,989 +94% 237 $886   $10,554,578 17
2017/01/07 - $340,806 +62% 237 $1,438   $10,895,384 18
2017/01/08 - $256,516 -25% 237 $1,082   $11,151,900 19
2017/01/09 - $63,354 -75% 237 $267   $11,215,254 20
2017/01/10 - $147,755 +133% 237 $623   $11,363,009 21
2017/01/11 - $57,757 -61% 237 $244   $11,420,766 22
2017/01/12 - $49,919 -14% 237 $211   $11,470,685 23
2017/01/13 - $71,647 +44% 95 $754   $11,542,332 24
2017/01/14 - $151,787 +112% 95 $1,598   $11,694,119 25
2017/01/15 - $149,782 -1% 95 $1,577   $11,843,901 26
2017/01/16 - $83,477 -44% 95 $879   $11,927,378 27
2017/01/17 - $44,460 -47% 95 $468   $11,971,838 28
2017/01/18 - $19,720 -56% 95 $208   $11,991,558 29
2017/01/19 - $16,625 -16% 95 $175   $12,008,183 30
2017/01/20 - $41,528 +150% 62 $670   $12,049,711 31
2017/01/21 - $93,630 +125% 62 $1,510   $12,143,341 32
2017/01/22 - $61,019 -35% 62 $984   $12,204,360 33
2017/01/23 - $9,653 -84% 62 $156   $12,214,013 34
2017/01/24 - $21,021 +118% 62 $339   $12,235,034 35
2017/01/25 - $5,859 -72% 62 $95   $12,240,893 36
2017/01/26 - $5,718 -2% 62 $92   $12,246,611 37
2017/01/27 - $18,010 +215% 30 $600   $12,264,621 38
2017/01/28 - $38,226 +112% 30 $1,274   $12,302,847 39
2017/01/29 - $23,769 -38% 30 $792   $12,326,616 40
2017/01/30 - $3,635 -85% 30 $121   $12,330,251 41
2017/01/31 - $8,427 +132% 30 $281   $12,338,678 42
2017/02/01 - $3,234 -62% 30 $108   $12,341,912 43
2017/02/02 - $3,146 -3% 30 $105   $12,345,058 44
2017/02/03 - $8,733 +178% 16 $546   $12,353,791 45
2017/02/04 - $19,756 +126% 16 $1,235   $12,373,547 46
2017/02/05 - $8,740 -56% 16 $546   $12,382,287 47
2017/02/06 - $1,548 -82% 16 $97   $12,383,835 48
2017/02/07 - $3,743 +142% 16 $234   $12,387,578 49
2017/02/08 - $2,153 -42% 16 $135   $12,389,731 50
2017/02/09 - $2,030 -6% 16 $127   $12,391,761 51

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2016/12/16 19 $832,672   331 $2,516   $832,672 2
2016/12/23 13 $6,291,847 +656% 331 $19,009   $7,124,519 9
2016/12/30 14 $3,220,070 -49% 338 $9,527   $10,344,589 16
2017/01/06 19 $1,126,096 -65% 237 $4,751   $11,470,685 23
2017/01/13 25 $537,498 -52% 95 $5,658   $12,008,183 30
2017/01/20 29 $238,428 -56% 62 $3,846   $12,246,611 37
2017/01/27 40 $98,447 -59% 30 $3,282   $12,345,058 44
2017/02/03 44 $46,703 -53% 16 $2,919   $12,391,761 51

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Date
Opening
Weekend
Opening
Weekend
Theaters
Maximum
Theaters
Theatrical
Engagements
Total
Box Office
Report
Date
Australia 12/23/2016 $527,839 39 39 133 $2,016,277 2/13/2017
China 5/5/2017 $12,560,000 35887 70263 284182 $186,390,000 6/22/2017
India 12/23/2016 $0 0 0 0 $60,236,355 5/17/2017
New Zealand 12/23/2016 $129,659 17 17 65 $462,011 1/23/2017
United Kingdom 12/23/2016 $0 0 149 235 $2,825,469 1/11/2017
 
Rest of World $17,424,888
 
International Total$269,355,000 6/22/2017

International Cumulative Box Office Records


Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records


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