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Drown (2015)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $1,631Details
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $55,322 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $55,322
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Len is a Surf Lifesaving champion in the cloistered surf club just like his father. But when the younger, fitter Phil arrives at the club, Len’s legendary status starts to crumble. Then Len sees Phil in the company of another man. Phil is gay. Over the summer, Len forms unexpected, confusing feelings for Phil. When Phil de-thrones Len at the annual surf competition, Len and his buddy Meat take Phil out on an intoxicated bender through the seedy city. Jealousy, homophobic fear and unrequited lust culminate in a tragic late night trip back to beach where Len seeks total oblivion.


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office 14,907 $1,631
All Time Worldwide Box Office 18,442 $1,631
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 7,135 $1,631

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

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: August 28th, 2015 (Limited) by Strand
Video Release: December 15th, 2015 by Strand Home
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 96 minutes
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Keywords: Surfing, LGBT, Closeted Homosexual, Lifeguard
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: JJ Splice Films, High Concept Media Group, Cut 10 Pictures, Lost Kitten
Production Countries: Australia

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 3,715 $329 Nov 20, 2015 87
Biggest 13th Weekend Limited Release 1,853 $329 Nov 20, 2015 87
Theater Average 13th Weekend Limited Release 1,691 $329 Nov 20, 2015 87
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 6,065 $39 Oct 16, 2015 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 2,876 $39 Oct 16, 2015 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 2,871 $39 Oct 16, 2015 52
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 12,058 $860 Aug 28, 2015 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 7,039 $860 Aug 28, 2015 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 6,558 $860 Aug 28, 2015 3
Theater Average Limited Release 40,387 $860 Aug 28, 2015 3
Top 2015 Theater Average Limited Release 1,494 $860 Aug 28, 2015 3
Never Wide Domestic 8,655 $1,631 Aug 28, 2015 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 11,929 $1,631 Aug 28, 2015 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 5,858 0 Aug 28, 2015 0


   Len Smithy
Jack Matthews    Phil
Sam Anderson    Tom
Harry Cook    Meat
Maya Stange    Woman Who Drowned
Jayr Tinaco    Dan
Craig Walker    Jim Harden
Bill Young    Mal
Daniel Needs    Danno
Joel Davies    Fingers

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Stephen Davis
Screenwriter    Dean Francis
Producer    Stephen Davis
Producer    Dean Francis
Executive Producer    Raymond Y.H. Chan
Executive Producer    Nicole Harcourt
Executive Producer    Ross Jacobs
Executive Producer    Shaun Miller
Executive Producer    Lucas Plunkett
Executive Producer    Simon Plunkett
Co-Producer    Kayne Taylor
Co-Producer    Aleeya McGuid
Co-Producer    Dominic McDonald
Director of Photography    Dean Francis
Production Designer    Christopher Baldry
Editor    Dean Francis
Editor    Thomas Goodin
Costume Designer    Christopher Baldry
Costume Designer    Chloe Lawrence-Hartcher
Composer    Ian Kitney
Sound Designer    Brooke Trezise
Casting Director    Timothy May

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2015/08/28 93 $860   1 $860   $860 3
2015/10/16 103 $39   1 $39   $1,280 52
2015/11/20 97 $329   1 $329   $1,631 87

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2015/08/28 100 $1,241   1 $1,241   $1,241 7
2015/10/16 116 $61   1 $61   $1,302 56

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