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Des Hommes et Des Dieux (2011)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $3,954,651Details
International Box Office $42,308,874
Worldwide Box Office $46,263,525
Home Market Performance
Domestic Blu-ray Sales $2,257,735 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $2,257,735
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Full Financials
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Synopsis

Eight French Christian monks live in harmony with their Muslim brothers in a monastery perched in the mountains of North Africa in the 1990s. When a crew of foreign workers is massacred by an Islamic fundamentalist group, fear sweeps though the region. The army offers them protection, but the monks refuse. Should they leave? Despite the growing menace in their midst, they slowly realize that they have no choice but to stay… come what may. This film is loosely based on the life of the Cistercian monks of Tibhirine in Algeria, from 1993 until their kidnapping in 1996.

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
92% - Certified Fresh
Audience
76% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$5,000,000
Domestic Releases: February 25th, 2011 (Limited) by Sony Pictures Classics, released as Of Gods and Men (NY and LA)
Video Release: July 5th, 2011 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, released as Of Gods and Men
MPAA Rating: R for a scene of graphic violence.
(Rating bulletin 2140, 9/29/2010)
PG-13 for a momentary scene of startling wartime violence, some disturbing images and brief language.
(Rating bulletin 2154, 1/12/2011)
Running Time: 122 minutes
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Keywords: Religious, War, Medical and Hospitals, Political, Foreign Language
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Companies: Why Not Productions, Armada Films, France 3 Cinema, Cinemage 4, Cofinova 6, Soficinema 6, France Television, Canal Plus, Cinecinema, Centre National de la Cinematographie
Production Countries: France

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,583 $983 Jul 1, 2011 129
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,358 $5,827 Jun 24, 2011 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,554 $7,043 Jun 17, 2011 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,529 $16,192 Jun 10, 2011 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,722 $18,338 Jun 3, 2011 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,689 $35,348 May 27, 2011 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,706 $51,825 May 20, 2011 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,651 $80,382 May 13, 2011 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,860 $86,949 May 6, 2011 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,981 $106,142 Apr 29, 2011 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,990 $146,753 Apr 22, 2011 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,305 $152,437 Apr 15, 2011 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,616 $181,451 Apr 8, 2011 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,020 $219,018 Apr 1, 2011 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,255 $332,635 Mar 25, 2011 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,002 $295,102 Mar 18, 2011 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,549 $283,872 Mar 11, 2011 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,936 $279,011 Mar 4, 2011 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,186 $308,895 Feb 25, 2011 3

Cast

   Christian
   Luc
Olivier Rabourdin    Christophe
Philippe Laudenbach    Celestin
Jacques Herlin    Amedee
Loic Pichon    Jean-Pierre
Xavier Maly    Michel
Jean-Marie Frin    Paul
Abdelhafid Metalsi    Nouredine
Sabrina Ouazani    Rabbia
Abdallah Moundy    Omar
Olivier Perrier    Bruno
Farid Larbi    Ali Fayattia
Adel Bencherif    Terrorist

Production and Technical Credits

Producer    Pascal Caucheteux
Producer    Etienne Comar
Executive Producer    Martine Cassinelli
Executive Producer    Frantz Richard
Director   
Screenwriter    Xavier Beauvois
Screenwriter    Etienne Comar

Blu-ray Sales: Holdovers Lord Above New Releases

July 20th, 2011

Lord of the Rings: Extended Edition Trilogy remained on top of the Blu-ray sales chart this week selling 104,000 units / $5.08 million for the week. It now has generated just over $30 million in sales in just two weeks, and even if you split that between the three movies, it's still an excellent run for a catalog title. More...

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for July 5th, 2011

July 5th, 2011

It's a terrible week for new DVD and Blu-ray releases with no first run releases of note. There's not even an abundance of limited releases, TV on DVD releases, or catalogue releases to pick up the slack. The best-selling release according to Amazon.com is 13 Assassins on Blu-ray and it is also arguably the best. It's really the only competitor for Pick of the Week. More...

Evil is Profitable on the Per Theater Chart

April 26th, 2011

Evil Bong 3D earned $19,315 in its lone theater to lead the way on the per theater chart, and clearly I've slipped into an alternate dimension. Actually, I'm very happy with this film's success, as it's distributed by Full Moon Features, the same company that released Puppetmaster and countless other low-budget films I've been a fan of. Second place went to The Double Hour with $14,990, which is less than 1% lower than its opening weekend. Madea's Big Happy Family was the only wide release to reach the $10,000 mark, and it was close at $10,957. There is one confusing release, Incendies, which earned over $60,000 in 13 theaters, if you include Canada. However, if you just look at its U.S. opening, it earned $50,679 in 3 theaters for an average of $16,893, which is much more impressive. More...

Per Theater Chart was Full of Win

March 30th, 2011

Seven films topped the $10,000 mark on the per theater chart this week, but leading the way were last week's top two films: Bill Cunningham New York and Win Win. The former earned $21,786 in 3 theaters while the latter was right behind with $20,192 in 23. My Perestroika earned $17,680 in its lone theater over the weekend and $25,084 since its Wednesday opening. Mia and the Migoo and Miral were neck-and-neck at $16,975 and $16,561. They also share something else, bad reviews, so their futures are in doubt. Trophy Wife earned an average of $12,288 in seven theaters. Finally, Jane Eyre made nearly $1 million over the weekend in 90 theaters for an average of $10,778. More...

Per Theater Chart: Jane Eyre is in the Red

March 15th, 2011

It was an amazing week on the per theater chart, even if you ignore Red State's special showings. The latest Kevin Smith offering added more than $100,000 over the weekend, at two special showings, for an average of $51,283. At this pace, it's going to start hitting major milestones before its theatrical debut this fall. Meanwhile, Jane Eyre had the best per theater average for a regular release this year at $45,721 in four theaters. The good news doesn't end there as Kill The Irishman opened with an average of $29,086 in five theaters, which also suggests the ability to expand significantly. Certified Copy earned close to $80,000 in five theaters for an average of $15,587. That would have been enough to lead the way many weekends so far this year. 3 Backyards opened with $11,000 in one theater, while the overall number one film, Battle: Los Angeles opened with an average of $10,411 in more than 3400 theaters. More...

Per Theater Chart: I Am Is Number One

March 1st, 2011

There were no films that managed a per theater average of $10,000 or more over the weekend, but I Am came the closest with an average of $9,649 in two theaters. Meanwhile the best new release was Of Gods and Men with an average of $9,360 in 33 theaters. More...

Weekend Estimates: Gnomeo Top on Another Dismal Weekend

February 27th, 2011

All eyes are on the Oscars this weekend, as the industry suffers another poor weekend at the box office. Aside from a blip caused by the timing of President's Day, the overall box office has now been down for 16 straight weeks, and no film will crack $15 million this weekend, with Gnomeo and Juliet likely to be the lowest-earning February number one since Black Hawk Down's $11 million number one weekend in 2002. More...

Limited Releases Grace Theaters

February 25th, 2011

With the Oscars being handed out this weekend, the target audience most interested in art house films might have their attention divided. This explains why the list of limited releases is a little on the soft side. There is one films that is opening wider than most limited releases, but there's also only one that is earning overwhelmingly positive reviews. More...

Awards Season: Winter Showed Its Independence

December 1st, 2010

The official arrival of winter is still a few weeks away, but Winter's Bone ushered in the start of Awards Season picking up seven Independent Spirit Award nominations. This was the most of any film, with The Kids Are All Right placing second with five. More...

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/02/25 26 $308,895   33 $9,360   $308,895 3
2011/03/04 23 $279,011 -10% 42 $6,643   $818,246 10
2011/03/11 25 $283,872 +2% 54 $5,257   $1,209,207 17
2011/03/18 22 $295,102 +4% 94 $3,139   $1,616,916 24
2011/03/25 23 $332,635 +13% 120 $2,772   $2,103,425 31
2011/04/01 24 $219,018 -34% 98 $2,235   $2,466,674 38
2011/04/08 30 $181,451 -17% 96 $1,890   $2,749,093 45
2011/04/15 30 $152,437 -16% 98 $1,555   $2,996,072 52
2011/04/22 34 $146,753 -4% 103 $1,425   $3,227,396 59
2011/04/29 36 $106,142 -28% 94 $1,129   $3,414,613 66
2011/05/06 40 $86,949 -18% 84 $1,035   $3,556,880 73
2011/05/13 45 $80,382 -8% 68 $1,182   $3,682,195 80
2011/05/20 46 $51,825 -36% 60 $864   $3,779,670 87
2011/05/27 53 $35,348 -32% 37 $955   $3,853,591 94
2011/06/03 57 $18,338 -48% 29 $632   $3,893,411 101
2011/06/10 55 $16,192 -12% 26 $623   $3,921,815 108
2011/06/17 75 $7,043 -57% 17 $414   $3,936,999 115
2011/06/24 77 $5,827 -17% 7 $832   $3,954,651 122
2011/07/01 93 $983 -83% 4 $246   $3,949,827 129

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/05/30 51 $9,036   37 $244   $3,827,279 95
2011/07/04 91 $202   4 $51   $3,950,029 130

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/02/25 22 $539,235   33 $16,340   $539,235 7
2011/03/04 23 $386,100 -28% 42 $9,193   $925,335 14
2011/03/11 25 $396,479 +3% 54 $7,342   $1,321,814 21
2011/03/18 22 $448,976 +13% 94 $4,776   $1,770,790 28
2011/03/25 23 $476,866 +6% 120 $3,974   $2,247,656 35
2011/04/01 23 $319,986 -33% 98 $3,265   $2,567,642 42
2011/04/08 30 $275,993 -14% 96 $2,875   $2,843,635 49
2011/04/15 30 $237,008 -14% 98 $2,418   $3,080,643 56
2011/04/22 32 $227,828 -4% 103 $2,212   $3,308,471 63
2011/04/29 37 $161,460 -29% 94 $1,718   $3,469,931 70
2011/05/06 40 $131,882 -18% 84 $1,570   $3,601,813 77
2011/05/13 45 $126,032 -4% 68 $1,853   $3,727,845 84
2011/05/20 49 $90,398 -28% 60 $1,507   $3,818,243 91
2011/05/27 54 $56,830 -37% 37 $1,536   $3,875,073 98
2011/06/03 57 $30,550 -46% 29 $1,053   $3,905,623 105
2011/06/10 57 $24,333 -20% 26 $936   $3,929,956 112
2011/06/17 69 $18,868 -22% 17 $1,110   $3,948,824 119
2011/06/24 120 $20 -100% 7 $3   $3,948,844 126
2011/07/01 86 $2,752 +13,660% 4 $688   $3,951,596 133

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
7/10/2011199,908 9,908$270,391$270,3911

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