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Easy Virtue (2009)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $2,656,784Details
International Box Office $17,880,957Details
Worldwide Box Office $20,537,741
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Synopsis

The twenties have roared…the thirties have yet to swing. John Whittaker, a young Englishman, falls madly in love with Larita, a sexy and glamorous American woman, and they marry impetuously. However when the couple returns to the family home, his mother Mrs. Whittaker has an instant allergic reaction to her new daughter-in-law. Larita tries her best to fit in but fails to tiptoe through the minefield laid by her mother-in-law. Larita quickly realizes Mrs. Whittaker’s game and sees that she must fight back if she’s not going to lose John. A battle of wits ensues and sparks soon fly. Mrs. Whittaker manipulates every situation to undermine her, while Larita remains frustratingly calm and engineers sassy counter attacks. Before long, Mrs. Whittaker’s manipulation starts to work on John and Larita feels their love is in danger of slipping away. In a grand finale, where the secrets from Larita’s past are revealed, she finally makes a break for freedom from the suffocating house…

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 6,701-6,800) 6,727 $2,656,784
All Time International Box Office (Rank 2,701-2,800) 2,739 $17,880,957
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 4,301-4,400) 4,372 $20,537,741
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 801-900) 899 $2,656,784

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$14,000,000
Domestic Releases: May 22nd, 2009 (Limited) by Sony Pictures Classics
Video Release: September 15th, 2009 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sexual content, brief partial nudity, and smoking throughout.
Running Time: 96 minutes
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Keywords: Romance
Source:Based on Play
Genre:Romantic Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Countries: United Kingdom

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Top 2009 Theater Average Limited Release 96 $11,044 May 22, 2009 3

Cast

   Larita
   Mr. Whittaker
   Mrs. Whittaker
   John Whittaker
Kris Marshall    Furber
Kimberley Nixon    Hilda
Katharine Parkinson    Marion
Pip Torrens    Lord Hurst
Christian Brassington    Philip
Charlotte Riley    Sarah

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Special Effects Supervisor    Mark Holt

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2009/05/22 35 $110,443   10 $11,044   $110,443 1
2009/05/29 23 $165,964 +50% 26 $6,383   $339,881 2
2009/06/05 22 $202,920 +22% 46 $4,411   $611,346 3
2009/06/12 17 $299,716 +48% 90 $3,330   $1,004,798 4
2009/06/19 16 $429,101 +43% 255 $1,683   $1,575,197 5
2009/06/26 24 $245,423 -43% 200 $1,227   $2,024,412 6
2009/07/03 31 $105,949 -57% 95 $1,115   $2,272,691 7
2009/07/10 39 $58,630 -45% 48 $1,221   $2,393,438 8
2009/07/17 39 $47,656 -19% 48 $993   $2,473,685 9
2009/07/24 49 $29,387 -38% 34 $864   $2,537,150 10
2009/07/31 64 $15,891 -46% 23 $691   $2,581,601 11
2009/08/07 70 $9,179 -42% 21 $437   $2,598,599 12
2009/08/14 84 $3,590 -61% 12 $299   $2,608,744 13
2009/08/21 75 $8,086 +125% 27 $299   $2,620,084 14
2009/08/28 87 $5,099 -37% 10 $510   $2,631,543 15
2009/09/04 102 $1,417 -72% 3 $472   $2,638,139 16
2009/09/11 83 $6,755 +377% 13 $520   $2,647,752 17
2009/09/18 106 $2,090 -69% 6 $348   $2,652,508 18
2009/09/25 116 $1,120 -46% 5 $224   $2,654,741 19
2009/10/02 113 $1,296 +16% 5 $259   $2,656,324 20

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2009/05/25 31 $32,595   10 $3,260   $143,038 4
2009/09/07 81 $620   3 $207   $2,638,759 109

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2009/05/22 33 $173,917   10 $17,392   $173,917 1
2009/05/29 23 $234,509 +35% 26 $9,020   $408,426 2
2009/06/05 22 $296,656 +27% 46 $6,449   $705,082 3
2009/06/12 19 $441,014 +49% 90 $4,900   $1,146,096 4
2009/06/19 17 $632,893 +44% 255 $2,482   $1,778,989 5
2009/06/26 25 $387,753 -39% 200 $1,939   $2,166,742 6
2009/07/03 31 $168,066 -57% 95 $1,769   $2,334,808 7
2009/07/10 40 $91,221 -46% 48 $1,900   $2,426,029 8
2009/07/17 39 $81,734 -10% 48 $1,703   $2,507,763 9
2009/07/24 48 $57,947 -29% 34 $1,704   $2,565,710 10
2009/07/31 65 $23,710 -59% 23 $1,031   $2,589,420 11
2009/08/07 68 $15,734 -34% 21 $749   $2,605,154 12
2009/08/14 83 $6,844 -57% 12 $570   $2,611,998 13
2009/08/21 72 $14,446 +111% 27 $535   $2,626,444 14
2009/08/28 82 $10,278 -29% 10 $1,028   $2,636,722 15
2009/09/04 92 $4,275 -58% 3 $1,425   $2,640,997 16
2009/09/11 85 $9,421 +120% 13 $725   $2,650,418 17
2009/09/18 110 $3,203 -66% 6 $534   $2,653,621 18
2009/09/25 121 $1,407 -56% 5 $281   $2,655,028 19
2009/10/02 113 $1,756 +25% 5 $351   $2,656,784 20

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