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Dheepan (2015)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $248,795Details
International Box Office $5,210,601Details
Worldwide Box Office $5,459,396
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  8. Trailer

Synopsis

On the losing side of a civil war in Sri Lanka, a Tamil soldier poses as the husband and father of two other refugees in order to escape their ravaged homeland. Arriving in France, the makeshift “family” sets about establishing a new life—only to find themselves once again embroiled in violence on the mean streets of Paris. A heartrending saga of three strangers united by circumstance and struggle, Dheepan is both a tour-de-force thriller and a powerful depiction of the immigrant experience.

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
89% - Certified Fresh
Audience
83% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: May 6th, 2016 (Limited) by Sundance Selects
International Releases: August 26th, 2015 (Wide) (Belgium)
August 26th, 2015 (Wide) (France)
September 3rd, 2015 (Wide) (Netherlands)
September 18th, 2015 (Wide) (Sweden)
October 22nd, 2015 (Wide) (Italy)
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MPAA Rating: R for violence, language and brief sexuality/nudity.
(Rating bulletin 2418 (Cert #50385), 3/30/2016)
Running Time: 115 minutes
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Keywords: Civil War, France, Adopted Family, Immigration, Hindu, Drug Dealer, Gang Warfare, Drug Trafficking, False Identity, 2010s, Refugee, Orphan
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Why Not Productions, Page 114, France 2 Cinema
Production Countries: France

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 24th Weekend 838 $403 Oct 14, 2016 164
Biggest 24th Weekend Limited Release 500 $403 Oct 14, 2016 164
Theater Average 24th Weekend Limited Release 441 $403 Oct 14, 2016 164
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 3,431 $1,174 Jul 29, 2016 87
Biggest 13th Weekend Limited Release 1,595 $1,174 Jul 29, 2016 87
Theater Average 13th Weekend Limited Release 1,592 $391 Jul 29, 2016 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 3,541 $2,662 Jul 22, 2016 80
Biggest 12th Weekend Limited Release 1,501 $2,662 Jul 22, 2016 80
Theater Average 12th Weekend Limited Release 1,317 $666 Jul 22, 2016 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 4,215 $1,507 Jul 15, 2016 73
Biggest 11th Weekend Limited Release 1,883 $1,507 Jul 15, 2016 73
Theater Average 11th Weekend Limited Release 2,178 $215 Jul 15, 2016 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 4,130 $4,546 Jul 8, 2016 66
Biggest 10th Weekend Limited Release 1,597 $4,546 Jul 8, 2016 66
Theater Average 10th Weekend Limited Release 2,064 $413 Jul 8, 2016 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 4,358 $6,460 Jul 1, 2016 59
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 1,605 $6,460 Jul 1, 2016 59
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 2,285 $404 Jul 1, 2016 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 4,296 $15,023 Jun 24, 2016 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 1,360 $15,023 Jun 24, 2016 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 2,169 $578 Jun 24, 2016 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 4,641 $19,502 Jun 17, 2016 45
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 1,423 $19,502 Jun 17, 2016 45
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 2,067 $813 Jun 17, 2016 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 4,944 $26,459 Jun 10, 2016 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 1,471 $26,459 Jun 10, 2016 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 1,726 $1,203 Jun 10, 2016 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 5,836 $15,297 Jun 3, 2016 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 1,993 $15,297 Jun 3, 2016 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 1,811 $1,391 Jun 3, 2016 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 6,643 $10,788 May 27, 2016 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 2,478 $10,788 May 27, 2016 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 3,214 $719 May 27, 2016 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 6,738 $23,200 May 20, 2016 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 2,338 $23,200 May 20, 2016 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 1,935 $2,320 May 20, 2016 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 7,516 $19,240 May 13, 2016 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 2,858 $19,240 May 13, 2016 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 1,863 $3,848 May 13, 2016 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 8,232 $20,249 May 6, 2016 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 3,347 $20,249 May 6, 2016 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 1,385 $10,125 May 6, 2016 3
Theater Average Limited Release 2,232 $10,125 May 6, 2016 3
Top 2016 Theater Average Limited Release 110 $10,125 May 6, 2016 3
Never Wide Domestic 3,465 $248,795 May 6, 2016 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 6,968 $248,795 May 6, 2016 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 1,602 24 May 6, 2016 0

Cast

   Dheepan
   Yalini
   Brahim
   Illayaal
Marc Zinga    Youssouf
Franck Falise    Dealer

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Jacques Audiard
Screenwriter    Thomas Bidegain
Screenwriter    Noe Debre
Producer    Pascal Caucheteux
Production Designer    Michel Barthelemy
Editor    Juliette Welfling
Composer    Nicolas Jaar
Director of Photography    Eponine Momenceau
Casting Director    Philippe Elkoubi

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May 10th, 2016

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2016/05/06 50 $20,249   2 $10,125   $20,249 3
2016/05/13 50 $19,240 -5% 5 $3,848   $49,907 10
2016/05/20 50 $23,200 +21% 10 $2,320   $86,385 17
2016/05/27 50 $10,788 -54% 15 $719   $97,217 24
2016/06/03 41 $15,297 +42% 11 $1,391   $122,159 31
2016/06/10 43 $26,459 +73% 22 $1,203   $157,479 38
2016/06/17 47 $19,502 -26% 24 $813   $188,753 45
2016/06/24 51 $15,023 -23% 26 $578   $212,355 52
2016/07/01 57 $6,460 -57% 16 $404   $228,180 59
2016/07/08 67 $4,546 -30% 11 $413   $237,366 66
2016/07/15 82 $1,507 -67% 7 $215   $241,789 73
2016/07/22 78 $2,662 +77% 4 $666   $245,641 80
2016/07/29 81 $1,174 -56% 3 $391   $247,597 87
2016/10/14 110 $403   1 $403   $248,795 164

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2016/05/06 53 $30,667   2 $15,334   $30,667 7
2016/05/13 48 $32,518 +6% 5 $6,504   $63,185 14
2016/05/20 55 $23,244 -29% 10 $2,324   $86,429 21
2016/05/27 50 $20,433 -12% 9 $2,270   $106,862 28
2016/06/03 43 $24,158 +18% 11 $2,196   $128,997 35
2016/06/10 45 $38,231 +58% 22 $1,738   $169,251 42
2016/06/17 47 $28,081 -27% 24 $1,170   $197,332 49
2016/06/24 52 $24,388 -13% 26 $938   $221,720 56
2016/07/01 61 $11,100 -54% 16 $694   $232,820 63
2016/07/08 72 $7,462 -33% 11 $678   $240,282 70
2016/07/15 86 $2,697 -64% 7 $385   $242,979 77
2016/07/22 88 $3,444 +28% 4 $861   $246,423 84
2016/07/29 94 $1,969 -43% 3 $656   $248,392 91

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Date
Opening
Weekend
Opening
Weekend
Theaters
Maximum
Theaters
Theatrical
Engagements
Total
Box Office
Report
Date
Austria 12/11/2015 $5,524 15 15 28 $11,062 12/21/2015
Belgium 8/26/2015 $0 0 27 97 $202,689 11/3/2015
Brazil 10/29/2015 $0 0 2 2 $1,813 6/9/2016
Bulgaria 1/22/2016 $88 6 6 12 $1,781 2/2/2016
Finland 10/23/2015 $11,407 17 18 56 $43,222 11/25/2015
France 8/26/2015 $0 0 469 878 $3,892,214 9/22/2015
Germany 12/10/2015 $0 0 60 115 $130,041 9/5/2016
Greece 11/19/2015 $32,993 8 9 17 $58,504 12/1/2015
Hong Kong 1/7/2016 $10,294 2 2 7 $34,481 6/9/2016
Italy 10/22/2015 $157,262 99 99 121 $229,223 6/9/2016
Netherlands 9/3/2015 $44,805 40 40 40 $44,617 9/9/2015
Portugal 5/13/2016 $5,412 7 7 20 $18,473 6/9/2016
Slovenia 5/20/2016 $591 4 4 6 $1,054 6/9/2016
Spain 11/6/2015 $0 0 1 7 $150,511 6/9/2016
Sweden 9/18/2015 $21,863 34 34 56 $50,983 9/30/2015
United Kingdom 4/8/2016 $196,821 48 49 97 $339,933 6/9/2016
 
International Total$5,210,601 9/5/2016

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