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Ilo Ilo (2013)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $54,071Details
International Box Office $1,256,690Details
Worldwide Box Office $1,310,761
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $65,576 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $65,576
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  4. International
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  6. Full Financials
  7. Cast & Crew
  8. Trailer

Synopsis

Set in Singapore during the 1997 Asian financial crisis, Ilo Ilo chronicles the day-to-day drama of the Lim family—troublesome grade-schooler Jiale and his overstressed parents, Heck and Leng. Comfortably middle-class and with another baby on the way, they hire Teresa, a Filipino immigrant, as a live-in maid and nanny. An outsider in both the family and Singapore itself, Teresa initially struggles to manage Jiale’s antics and find her footing in her new community. The two eventually form a unique bond, but just as Teresa becomes an unspoken part of the family, unforeseen circumstances in an uncertain economy will challenge the new normal yet again.

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
100% - Certified Fresh
Audience
78% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: April 4th, 2014 (Limited) by Film Movement
International Releases: August 29th, 2013 (Wide) (Singapore)
November 21st, 2013 (Wide) (Hong Kong)
November 29th, 2013 (Wide) (Taiwan)
July 4th, 2014 (Wide) (Colombia)
Video Release: September 16th, 2014 by Film Movement Video
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 99 minutes
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Keywords: Autobiographical, Inspired by a True Story, Fired, 1990s, Money Troubles
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Companies: Fisheye Pictures
Production Countries: Singapore

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,916 $441 Jul 11, 2014 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,610 $3,845 Jul 4, 2014 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,840 $5,029 Jun 27, 2014 87
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,998 $227 Jun 6, 2014 66
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,578 $1,167 May 23, 2014 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,212 $1,060 May 16, 2014 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,346 $2,436 May 9, 2014 38
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 9,458 $8,775 Apr 4, 2014 3

Cast

   Mother
Chen Tianwen    Father
Angeli Bayani    Teresa
Koh Jia Ler    Jiale
Peter Wee    Discipline Master
Jo Kukathas    School Principal
Delwin Neo    Fat Boy
Jo Kwek    Lisa (Mother's Colleague)
Gim Goh    Jimmy Goh
Pamela Wildheart    Salon Owner

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Anthony Chen
Executive Producer    Anita Kuan
Executive Producer    Gina Lau
Executive Producer    Ivan Tan
Executive Producer    Leong Sze Hian
Executive Producer    Ng Aik Hock
Associate Producer    Huang Wenhong
Producer    Ang Hwee Sim
Producer    Anthony Chen
Producer    Wahyuni A. Hadi
Sound Designer    Zhe Wu
Editor    Hoping Chen
Editor    Joanne Cheong
Assistant Director    Charlotte Lim
Art Director    Michael Wee
Director of Photography    Benoit Soler

Per Theater Chart: Under Over Everyone Else

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2014/04/04 72 $8,775   2 $4,388   $8,775 3
2014/05/09 87 $2,436   2 $1,218   $37,499 38
2014/05/16 87 $1,060 -56% 3 $353   $37,690 45
2014/05/23 77 $1,167 +10% 2 $584   $39,628 52
2014/06/06 99 $227   1 $227   $40,869 66
2014/06/27 80 $5,029   2 $2,515   $46,541 87
2014/07/04 77 $3,845 -24% 2 $1,923   $52,603 94
2014/07/11 99 $441 -89% 1 $441   $54,071 101

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2014/05/16 80 $1,831   3 $610   $38,461 49
2014/06/27 81 $7,246   2 $3,623   $48,758 91
2014/07/04 81 $4,872 -33% 2 $2,436   $53,630 98

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Date
Opening
Weekend
Opening
Weekend
Theaters
Maximum
Theaters
Theatrical
Engagements
Total
Box Office
Report
Date
Colombia 7/4/2014 $0 0 11 16 $35,481 12/17/2015
Hong Kong 11/21/2013 $18,854 8 10 29 $103,862 12/13/2015
Singapore 8/29/2013 $0 0 7 28 $966,694 12/13/2015
Taiwan 11/29/2013 $36,724 10 12 31 $150,653 12/13/2015
 
International Total$1,256,690 12/17/2015

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