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Hannah Arendt (2013)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $717,205Details
International Box Office $6,502,580Details
Worldwide Box Office $7,219,785
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $134,360 Details
Domestic Blu-ray Sales $23,688 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $158,048
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Full Financials
  7. Cast & Crew
  8. Trailer

Synopsis

Hannah Arendt's reporting on the 1961 trial of ex-Nazi Adolf Eichmann in The New Yorker-controversial both for her portrayal of Eichmann and the Jewish councils-introduced her now-famous concept of the "Banality of Evil." Using footage from the actual Eichmann trial and weaving a narrative that spans three countries, von Trotta beautifully turns the often invisible passion of thought into immersive, dramatic cinema.

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
88% - Certified Fresh
Audience
74% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: May 29th, 2013 (Limited) by Zeitgeist
International Releases: January 10th, 2013 (Wide) (Germany)
January 17th, 2013 (Wide) (Switzerland)
February 22nd, 2013 (Wide) (Austria)
March 22nd, 2013 (Wide) (Bulgaria)
April 24th, 2013 (Wide) (Belgium)
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Video Release: November 19th, 2013 by Zeitgeist Home
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 113 minutes
Comparisons: vs. Vita Activa: The Spirit of Hannah Arendt
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Keywords: Biography, Nazis, Courtroom Drama, Writing and Writers, Jewish, Archive Footage, News, War Crimes, Holocaust
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Companies: Heimafilm, Amour Fou Luxembourg, Mact Productions, Sophie Dulac, Metro Communications, WDR, BR, ARD/Degeto
Production Countries: Germany

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 684 $3,125 Nov 1, 2013 159
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,043 $735 Oct 25, 2013 152
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 999 $2,659 Oct 18, 2013 145
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,322 $2,734 Oct 4, 2013 131
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,533 $3,304 Sep 27, 2013 124
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,412 $11,345 Sep 20, 2013 117
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,831 $6,853 Sep 13, 2013 110
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,919 $9,905 Sep 6, 2013 103
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,239 $9,441 Aug 30, 2013 96
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,220 $19,237 Aug 23, 2013 89
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,375 $26,646 Aug 16, 2013 82
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,761 $24,138 Aug 9, 2013 75
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,860 $36,487 Aug 2, 2013 68
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,823 $2,573 Jul 26, 2013 61
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,871 $27,438 Jul 19, 2013 54
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,559 $21,851 Jun 28, 2013 33
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,206 $19,265 Jun 21, 2013 26
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,554 $26,828 Jun 14, 2013 19
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,774 $36,456 Jun 7, 2013 12
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7,558 $31,270 May 31, 2013 5

Cast

   Hannah Arendt
Axel Milberg    Heinrich Blucher
Janet McTeer    Mary McCarthy
Julia Jentsch    Lotte Kohler
Ulrich Noethen    Hans Jonas
Michael Degen    Kurt Blumenfeld
Nicholas Woodeson    William Shawn
Sascha Ley   
Victoria Trauttmansdorff    Charlotte Beradt
Klaus Pohl    Martin Heidegger
Friederike Becht    Young Hannah Arendt
Megan Gay    Francis Wells
Tom Leick    Jonathan Schell
Harvey Friedman    Thomas Miller

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Pamela Katz
Screenwriter    Margarethe Von Trotta
Producer    Bettina Brokemper
Producer    Johannes Rexin
Production Designer    Volker Schaeffer
Editor    Bettina Bohler
Composer    Andre Mergenthaler
Cinematographer    Caroline Champetier

Per Theater Chart: Hannah Finished North of East

June 5th, 2013

Hannah Arendt earned first place on the per theater chart with $31,270 in one theater. That was well ahead of the second-place film, The East, which earned an average of $19,258 in four theaters. The Kings of Summer also opened in four theaters and it earned a per theater average of $14,741. Before Midnight expanded into 31 theaters earning an average of $13,042. It should still expand further and it will have no problem getting to a major milestone or two... or more likely three or four major milestones. Now You See Me earned a surprise second place on the overall chart, while it just managed to reach the $10,000 club on the per theater chart with $10,002. If it were playing in just one additional theater and earned the same overall box office, it would have missed the $10,000 mark. More...

Limited Release: Future of Limited Releases

May 31st, 2013

There are a few new releases that could do well in limited release, including The East, which has an excellent pedigree, but its reviews are only good and not great. Hannah Arendt has perfect reviews and it is a subject that is just made for the art house circuit. However, I'm most interested in seeing The History of Future Folk, which is too bizarre to really describe. There are also four Canadian films coming out this week, including one, American Mary, that is playing in Canada and the States. More...

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2013/05/31 34 $31,270   1 $31,270   $45,872 5
2013/06/07 42 $36,456 +17% 5 $7,291   $104,082 12
2013/06/14 43 $26,828 -26% 6 $4,471   $153,333 19
2013/06/21 50 $19,265 -28% 7 $2,752   $195,395 26
2013/06/28 49 $21,851 +13% 9 $2,428   $229,309 33
2013/07/19 50 $27,438   21 $1,307   $399,692 54
2013/07/26 69 $2,573 -91% 15 $172   $438,064 61
2013/08/02 48 $36,487 +1,318% 15 $2,432   $487,871 68
2013/08/09 54 $24,138 -34% 15 $1,609   $533,718 75
2013/08/16 55 $26,646 +10% 17 $1,567   $576,171 82
2013/08/23 54 $19,237 -28% 14 $1,374   $613,310 89
2013/08/30 65 $9,441 -51% 8 $1,180   $633,142 96
2013/09/06 72 $9,905 +5% 8 $1,238   $650,329 103
2013/09/13 71 $6,853 -31% 5 $1,371   $662,377 110
2013/09/20 74 $11,345 +66% 6 $1,891   $676,236 117
2013/09/27 83 $3,304 -71% 3 $1,101   $688,075 124
2013/10/04 92 $2,734 -17% 3 $911   $696,093 131
2013/10/18 95 $2,659   2 $1,330   $707,194 145
2013/10/25 87 $735 -72% 1 $735   $710,921 152
2013/11/01 63 $3,125 +325% 2 $1,563   $714,442 159

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2013/05/24 62 $14,502   1 $14,502   $14,502 2
2013/05/31 34 $53,125 +266% 1 $53,125   $67,627 9
2013/06/07 42 $58,878 +11% 5 $11,776   $126,505 16
2013/06/14 44 $49,625 -16% 6 $8,271   $176,130 23
2013/06/21 50 $31,328 -37% 7 $4,475   $207,458 30
2013/06/28 34 $41,934 +34% 9 $4,659   $249,392 37
2013/07/19 49 $41,006   21 $1,953   $413,270 58
2013/07/26 48 $38,114 -7% 15 $2,541   $451,384 65
2013/08/02 51 $58,196 +53% 15 $3,880   $509,580 72
2013/08/09 56 $39,945 -31% 15 $2,663   $549,525 79
2013/08/16 50 $44,512 +11% 17 $2,618   $594,037 86
2013/08/23 54 $29,664 -33% 14 $2,119   $623,701 93
2013/08/30 65 $16,723 -44% 8 $2,090   $640,424 100
2013/09/06 64 $15,100 -10% 8 $1,888   $655,524 107
2013/09/13 - $9,367 -38% 5 $1,873   $664,891 114
2013/09/20 64 $19,880 +112% 6 $3,313   $684,771 121
2013/09/27 71 $8,588 -57% 4 $2,147   $693,359 128
2013/10/04 79 $5,005 -42% 3 $1,668   $698,364 135
2013/10/11 80 $6,171 +23% 2 $3,086   $704,535 142
2013/10/18 71 $5,651 -8% 3 $1,884   $710,186 149
2013/10/25 73 $1,131 -80% 1 $1,131   $711,317 156
2013/11/01 55 $5,888 +421% 2 $2,944   $717,205 163

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Date
Opening
Weekend
Opening
Weekend
Theaters
Maximum
Theaters
Theatrical
Engagements
Total
Box Office
Report
Date
Argentina 9/26/2013 $0 0 1 2 $179,509 12/13/2015
Austria 2/22/2013 $33,666 15 17 94 $184,907 12/14/2015
Belgium 4/24/2013 $27,220 7 7 7 $28,567 12/14/2015
Brazil 7/5/2013 $0 0 1 4 $736,043 12/13/2015
Bulgaria 3/22/2013 $795 2 2 2 $795 12/14/2015
France 4/24/2013 $576,376 67 67 67 $576,376 12/14/2015
Germany 1/10/2013 $535,499 74 123 936 $3,562,865 12/14/2015
Portugal 10/3/2013 $0 0 3 6 $152,707 12/13/2015
Spain 6/21/2013 $0 0 2 7 $965,081 12/13/2015
Switzerland 1/17/2013 $63,090 13 13 13 $76,344 12/14/2015
Uruguay 10/31/2013 $0 0 2 9 $39,386 12/13/2015
 
International Total$6,502,580 12/14/2015

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