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Joueuse (2011)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $478,710Details
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Synopsis

Lovely, repressed and quietly intelligent, French chambermaid Hélène discovers her love for chess when, one day, she comes upon a couple engaged in an intense match. This obsession with the game, much to the chagrin of her husband and teenaged daughter, leads her to seek the clandestine tutelage of a reclusive American doctor—a liaison that radically transforms both of their lackluster lives.

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
Critics
70% - Fresh
Audience
72% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: April 1st, 2011 (Limited) by Zeitgeist, released as Queen to Play
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 96 minutes
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Keywords: Chess, Foreign Language, Inspirational Teacher
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Romantic Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Mon Voisin Productions, Blueprint Films, StudioCanal, France 2 Cinema
Production Countries: France,
Germany

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,161 $149 Aug 26, 2011 150
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,300 $432 Aug 19, 2011 143
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,052 $4,050 Aug 12, 2011 136
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,190 $4,858 Aug 5, 2011 129
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,308 $6,962 Jul 29, 2011 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,345 $13,886 Jul 22, 2011 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,615 $12,596 Jul 15, 2011 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,681 $20,244 Jul 8, 2011 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,900 $21,989 Jul 1, 2011 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,660 $7,290 Jun 24, 2011 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,899 $9,568 Jun 17, 2011 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,478 $6,856 Jun 10, 2011 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,377 $16,644 Jun 3, 2011 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,480 $26,019 May 27, 2011 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,131 $18,726 May 20, 2011 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,265 $31,437 May 13, 2011 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,802 $30,350 May 6, 2011 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,916 $12,730 Apr 29, 2011 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,500 $12,622 Apr 22, 2011 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7,119 $13,353 Apr 15, 2011 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7,212 $23,858 Apr 8, 2011 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7,723 $28,092 Apr 1, 2011 3

Cast

   Helene
   Dr. Kroger
Francis Renaud    Ange
Jennifer Beals    The American Woman
Valérie Lagrange    Maria
Alexandra Gentil    Lisa
Alice Pol    Natalia
Elisabeth Vitali    Marie-Jeanne
Dominic Gould    The American Man
Daniel Martin    Chess Club President

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Story Creator    Bertina Henrichs
Screenwriter    Caroline Bottaro
Screenwriter    Caroline Maly
Composer    Nicola Piovani
Cinematographer    Jean-Claude Larrieu
Set Designer    Emmanuel de Chauvigny
Costume Designer    Dorothée Guiraud
Sound Designer    Erwan Kerzanet
Sound Designer    Sélim Azzazi
Sound Designer    Emmanuel Croset
Editor    Tina Baz Le Gal
Executive Producer    Jean-Philippe Laroche
Co-Producer    Amelie Latscha
Co-Producer    Felix Moeller
Producer    Dominique Besnehard
Producer    Michel Feller

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for August 16th, 2011

August 16th, 2011

It's a deceptively busy week, as there are several significant releases hitting the home market on Tuesday. However, most of these are wide releases that flopped, to one degree or another. In fact, one of the best selling releases of the week is Jane Eyre, an early success story in limited release. When a limited release could conceivably lead the way in sales... well, that's a sure sign of weakness in the overall market. As for the best release of the week, that would have to go to The Big Lebowski Limited Edition Blu-ray Digibook. The latest season of Dexter would come close, but while the show is great, the releases are not Pick of the Week material. More...

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for May 31st, 2011

May 30th, 2011

It's getting to be that time of year again when the cable networks debut the new seasons for their summer shows. As a result, there are a lot of TV on DVD releases coming out to help promote the new season. One of the biggest such shows is True Blood, which just arrived on my desk. Clearly, it takes longer than an afternoon to review a full season TV on DVD release, so the review will have to wait; however, given the competition, there is an excellent chance it will be the Pick of the Week. Its main competition is the Stanley Kubrick: Limited Edition Collection Blu-ray and it really is down to a coin toss between the two. More...

Four Hops to the Top of the Per Theater Chart

April 5th, 2011

The Four Times led a group of three films that topped the $10,000 mark on the per theater chart this week with $16,192 in its lone theater. My Perestroika was next with $13,498, also in one theater. Meanwhile, the overall box office leader, Hop, was the final member of the $10,000 club with an average of $10,490. More...

These are Limited Releases?

April 1st, 2011

Normally limited releases open in only a couple theaters and even six theaters is quite a lot compared to the average. However, this weekend, we have a film opening in nearly a dozen theaters, another opening in a few dozen theaters, and even one opening in more than 100 theaters. It's always risky to open a film in that many theaters, and to make matters worse, most of the films opening in limited release this week are not earning spectacular reviews. But let's hope we have continued success on the limited release front. More...

Compare this performance with other movies…

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/04/01 57 $28,092   6 $4,682   $28,092 3
2011/04/08 56 $23,858 -15% 6 $3,976   $65,666 10
2011/04/15 64 $13,353 -44% 9 $1,484   $90,107 17
2011/04/22 69 $12,622 -5% 6 $2,104   $112,670 24
2011/04/29 66 $12,730 +1% 6 $2,122   $130,286 31
2011/05/06 61 $30,350 +138% 13 $2,335   $167,098 38
2011/05/13 59 $31,437 +4% 18 $1,747   $209,218 45
2011/05/20 65 $18,726 -40% 11 $1,702   $238,465 52
2011/05/27 56 $26,019 +39% 11 $2,365   $271,137 59
2011/06/03 61 $16,644 -36% 10 $1,664   $304,822 66
2011/06/10 68 $6,856 -59% 6 $1,143   $318,456 73
2011/06/17 70 $9,568 +40% 9 $1,063   $332,154 80
2011/06/24 72 $7,290 -24% 4 $1,823   $344,811 87
2011/07/01 53 $21,989 +202% 10 $2,199   $372,101 94
2011/07/08 52 $20,244 -8% 9 $2,249   $406,650 101
2011/07/15 59 $12,596 -38% 9 $1,400   $428,754 108
2011/07/22 61 $13,886 +10% 12 $1,157   $448,579 115
2011/07/29 73 $6,962 -50% 6 $1,160   $460,409 122
2011/08/05 82 $4,858 -30% 5 $972   $468,920 129
2011/08/12 83 $4,050 -17% 4 $1,013   $474,488 136
2011/08/19 124 $432 -89% 1 $432   $477,938 143
2011/08/26 132 $149 -66% 1 $149   $478,572 150

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/05/30 52 $7,563   11 $688   $278,700 60
2011/07/04 45 $6,856   10 $686   $378,957 95

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/04/01 57 $41,808   6 $6,968   $41,808 7
2011/04/08 54 $34,946 -16% 6 $5,824   $76,754 14
2011/04/15 62 $23,294 -33% 9 $2,588   $100,048 21
2011/04/22 69 $17,508 -25% 6 $2,918   $117,556 28
2011/04/29 67 $19,005 +9% 6 $3,168   $136,561 35
2011/05/06 62 $40,722 +114% 13 $3,132   $177,520 42
2011/05/13 61 $41,958 +3% 18 $2,331   $219,739 49
2011/05/20 68 $25,379 -40% 11 $2,307   $245,118 56
2011/05/27 58 $43,040 +70% 11 $3,913   $288,158 63
2011/06/03 61 $23,442 -46% 10 $2,344   $311,600 70
2011/06/10 70 $10,986 -53% 6 $1,831   $322,586 77
2011/06/17 74 $14,935 +36% 9 $1,659   $337,521 84
2011/06/24 73 $12,595 -16% 4 $3,149   $350,112 91
2011/07/01 54 $36,294 +188% 10 $3,629   $386,406 98
2011/07/08 55 $29,752 -18% 9 $3,306   $416,158 105
2011/07/15 59 $18,535 -38% 9 $2,059   $434,693 112
2011/07/22 59 $18,754 +1% 12 $1,563   $453,447 119
2011/07/29 75 $10,615 -43% 6 $1,769   $464,062 126
2011/08/05 87 $6,376 -40% 5 $1,275   $470,438 133
2011/08/12 84 $7,113 +12% 4 $1,778   $477,551 140
2011/08/19 123 $872 -88% 1 $872   $478,423 147
2011/08/26 134 $287 -67% 1 $287   $478,710 154

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