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Letters from Iwo Jima (2006)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $13,756,082Details
International Box Office $54,111,916
Worldwide Box Office $67,867,998
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $13,643,821 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $13,643,821
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  1. Summary
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  4. Video Sales
  5. Full Financials
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Synopsis

This is a companion piece to the movie “Flags of Our Fathers” that was shot at the same time. It focusses on the Japanese general Tadamichi Kuribayashi who was tasked with preventing Iwo Jima from being captured by Allied forces.

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
91% - Certified Fresh
Audience
86% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$13,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 20th, 2006 (Limited) by Warner Bros.
Video Release: May 22nd, 2007 by Warner Home Video, released as Letters From Iwo Jima
MPAA Rating: R for graphic war violence.
Running Time: 101 minutes
Comparisons: vs. Hacksaw Ridge
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Keywords: World War II, Historical Battles, War
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Companies: DreamWorks Pictures, Warner Bros.
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,395 $5,253 Apr 20, 2007 124
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,301 $15,713 Apr 13, 2007 117
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,230 $37,487 Apr 6, 2007 110
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,022 $7,458 Mar 30, 2007 103
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,950 $19,282 Mar 23, 2007 96
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,931 $34,635 Mar 16, 2007 89
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,517 $100,167 Mar 9, 2007 82
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 960 $252,345 Mar 2, 2007 75
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 535 $707,311 Feb 23, 2007 68
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 553 $1,022,590 Feb 16, 2007 61
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 505 $1,729,451 Feb 9, 2007 54
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 754 $1,696,356 Feb 2, 2007 47
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,073 $1,867,326 Jan 26, 2007 40
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,891 $1,355,466 Jan 19, 2007 33
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,826 $366,242 Jan 12, 2007 26
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,540 $79,297 Jan 5, 2007 19
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,823 $87,932 Dec 29, 2006 12
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,230 $89,097 Dec 22, 2006 5

Cast

   General Kuribayashi
Kazunari Ninomiya    Saigo
Tsuyoshi Ihara    Baron Nishi
Ryo Kase    Shimizu
Shido Nakamura    Lieutenant Ito
Hiroshi Watanabe    Lieutenant Fujita
Takumi Bando    Captain Tanida
Yuki Matsuzaki    Nozaki
Takashi Yamaguchi    Kashiwara
Eijiro Ozaki    Lieutenant Okubo

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Clint Eastwood
Producer    Steven Spielberg
Producer    Robert Lorenz
Based on the book "Picture Letters from Commander in Chief" (writer)    Tadamichi Kuribayashi
Based on the book "Picture Letters from Commander in Chief" (editor)    Tsuyuko Yoshida
Screenwriter    Iris Yamashita
Story Creator    Iris Yamashita
Story Creator    Paul Haggis
Executive Producer    Paul Haggis
Co-Producer    Tim Moore
Director of Photography    Tom Stern
Production Designer    Henry Bumstead
Production Designer    James J. Murakami
Editor    Joel Cox
Editor    Gary D. Roach
Costume Designer    Deborah Hopper

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2006/12/22 30 $89,097   5 $17,819   $128,842 5
2006/12/29 38 $87,932 -1% 5 $17,586   $316,369 12
2007/01/05 41 $79,297 -10% 5 $15,859   $472,372 19
2007/01/12 30 $366,242 +362% 35 $10,464   $875,203 26
2007/01/19 21 $1,355,466 +270% 360 $3,765   $2,442,552 33
2007/01/26 17 $1,867,326 +38% 415 $4,500   $5,072,065 40
2007/02/02 16 $1,696,356 -9% 720 $2,356   $7,478,563 47
2007/02/09 14 $1,729,451 +2% 781 $2,214   $9,935,921 54
2007/02/16 16 $1,022,590 -41% 651 $1,571   $11,561,827 61
2007/02/23 20 $707,311 -31% 530 $1,335   $12,834,854 68
2007/03/02 25 $252,345 -64% 285 $885   $13,328,600 75
2007/03/09 41 $100,167 -60% 175 $572   $13,521,691 82
2007/03/16 55 $34,635 -65% 86 $403   $13,602,578 89
2007/03/23 61 $19,282 -44% 37 $521   $13,646,221 96
2007/03/30 74 $7,458 -61% 23 $324   $13,660,616 103
2007/04/06 50 $37,487 +403% 120 $312   $13,704,488 110
2007/04/13 68 $15,713 -58% 46 $342   $13,742,405 117
2007/04/20 85 $5,253 -67% 17 $309   $13,753,931 124

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2006/12/20 - $20,522   5 $4,104   $20,522 1
2006/12/25 30 $33,451   5 $6,690   $162,350 6
2007/01/05 - $22,000   5 $4,400   $415,000 17
2007/01/15 28 $83,720   35 $2,392   $958,923 27
2007/01/19 18 $430,000   360 $1,194   $1,520,000 31
2007/01/26 17 $490,000   415 $1,181   $3,690,000 38
2007/02/02 14 $560,000   720 $778   $6,340,000 45
2007/02/08 12 $179,711   720 $250   $8,206,470 51
2007/02/12 12 $157,338   781 $201   $10,093,259 55
2007/02/13 12 $131,419 -16% 781 $168   $10,224,678 56
2007/02/19 16 $249,807   651 $384   $11,811,634 62

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2006/12/22 35 $188,692   5 $37,738   $228,437 9
2006/12/29 38 $164,638 -13% 5 $32,928   $393,075 16
2007/01/05 40 $115,886 -30% 5 $23,177   $508,961 23
2007/01/12 30 $578,125 +399% 35 $16,518   $1,087,086 30
2007/01/19 18 $2,117,653 +266% 360 $5,882   $3,204,739 37
2007/01/26 16 $2,577,468 +22% 415 $6,211   $5,782,207 44
2007/02/02 14 $2,424,263 -6% 720 $3,367   $8,206,470 51
2007/02/09 15 $2,332,767 -4% 781 $2,987   $10,539,237 58
2007/02/16 16 $1,588,306 -32% 651 $2,440   $12,127,543 65
2007/02/23 20 $948,712 -40% 530 $1,790   $13,076,255 72
2007/03/02 26 $345,269 -64% 285 $1,211   $13,421,524 79
2007/03/09 42 $146,419 -58% 175 $837   $13,567,943 86
2007/03/16 54 $58,996 -60% 86 $686   $13,626,939 93
2007/03/23 64 $26,219 -56% 37 $709   $13,653,158 100
2007/03/30 71 $13,843 -47% 23 $602   $13,667,001 107
2007/04/06 51 $59,691 +331% 120 $497   $13,726,692 114
2007/04/13 71 $21,986 -63% 46 $478   $13,748,678 121
2007/04/20 84 $7,404 -66% 17 $436   $13,756,082 128

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
5/27/20073285,465 285,465$5,706,445$5,706,4451
6/3/20078104,828-63% 390,293$2,185,664$7,892,1092
6/10/20071542,612-59% 432,905$937,038$8,829,1473
6/17/20071962,419+46% 495,324$1,372,594$10,201,7414
6/24/20072934,262-45% 529,586$753,421$10,955,1625

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