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Little Boy (2015)

Little Boy poster
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $6,485,961Details
International Box Office $11,198,394Details
Worldwide Box Office $17,684,355
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $1,920,480 Details
Domestic Blu-ray Sales $350,009 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $2,270,489
Further financial details...

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  8. Trailer

Synopsis

The inspirational story of a 7-year old boy who is willing to do whatever it takes to end World War II so he can bring his father home. The story reveals the indescribable love a father has for his little boy and the love a son has for his father.

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics RottenAudience Upright
Critics
22% - Rotten
Audience
79% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Production Budget:$20,000,000
Domestic Releases: April 24th, 2015 (Wide) by Open Road
International Releases: July 23rd, 2015 (Wide) (Argentina)
August 6th, 2015 (Wide) (Bolivia)
August 13th, 2015 (Wide) (Peru)
August 21st, 2015 (Wide) (Ecuador)
August 27th, 2015 (Wide) (Central America)
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Video Release: August 4th, 2015 by Universal Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some mature thematic material including violence.
(Rating bulletin 2355, 1/7/2015)
Running Time: 106 minutes
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Keywords: Faith-Based, Coming of Age, World War II, Fantasy Sequence
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Companies: Metanoia Films
Production Countries: Mexico,
United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,923 $25,630 Jun 12, 2015 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,058 $40,130 Jun 5, 2015 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,116 $66,918 May 29, 2015 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,121 $125,702 May 22, 2015 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,929 $323,656 May 15, 2015 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,944 $691,483 May 8, 2015 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,284 $878,415 May 1, 2015 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,774 $2,750,356 Apr 24, 2015 3
Widest Opening Weekend 3,670 1,045 Apr 24, 2015 3

Cast

   Pepper Flynt Busbee/Little Boy
Emily Watson    Emma Busbee
Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa    Hashimoto
Michael Rapaport    James Busbee
David Henrie    London Busbee
Eduardo Verastegui    Father Crispin
Ben Chaplin    Ben Eagle
Tom Wilkinson    Father Oliver
Kevin James    Dr. Fox
Ted Levine    Sam
Abraham Benrubi    Teacup
Ali Landry    Ava
Toby Huss    Colonel Bob
Candice Azzara    Bertha
Kelly Greyson    Tyra
David Ury    Sir Pent
James DuMont    Harvey
Lukas Behnken    Leonard Rice
Travis Flory    Soda Fountain Clerk
Masashi Odate    Japanese Colonel
James MacDonald    Recruitment Sergeant
Lorna Scott    Nurse Barbara
Rick Mora    Kid Falcon
Yoshio Lizuka    Samurai Master
Masami Kosaka    Commander Tokyo Joe
Mary Stein    Martha
Theodora Greece    Eliza
Winston Francis    Bukha
Kaiser Johnson    Colonel Peter Stouff
C.K. McFarland    Doris
Sam Kindseth    Ronnie
Matthew J. Cates    Ed
Zero Kazama    Wild Tokyo Joe
Eijiro Ozaki    Masao Kume
Jennifer Cadena    Army Nurse
Scott Subiono    Dr. Hesley
Ric Sarabia    Mike
Matthew Scott Miller    Freddy Fox
Eddie Driscoll    Newsreel Reporter
Montserrat Espadale    Sister Paulette
Chuck Lines    Prisoner of War
Kenny Davis    Fisherman #2
J. Skylar Testa    Army Medic
Americus Abesamis    Giant Tokyo Joe
Eiji Inoue    Japanese Soldier #1
Barry Ford    Narrator
Robert Noble    Lou the Bartender
Kenji Nakamura    Guardian Tokyo Joe
Jared Jacobsen    Platoon Commander
Michael D. Nye    Gilliam
Alex Trevino    Wounded Soldier
Brian Takahashi    Japanese Soldier #2/Japanese Colonel's Guard
Aaron Leddick    Red Cross Soldier
Tommy Lamey    Fisherman #1
Andy Geller    Dr. Foley
Andrea Noel Costa    Nurse

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Pepe Portillo
Screenwriter    Alejandro Montalvo
Producer    Eduardo Verastegui
Producer    Leo Severino
Producer    Alejandro Montalvo
Executive Producer    Emilio Azcarraga Jean
Executive Producer    Bernardo Gomez Martinez
Executive Producer    Micky Ohare
Executive Producer    Sean Wolfington
Executive Producer    Roma Downey
Executive Producer    Mark Burnett
Executive Producer    Eduardo Verastegui
Co-Executive Producer    Ricardo Del Rio Galnares
Director of Photography    Andrew Cadelago
Composer    Stephan Altman
Composer    Mark Foster
Editor    Fernando Villena
Editor    Meg Ramsey
Editor    Joan Sobel
Production Designer    Bernardo Trujillo
Costume Designer    Laura Jean Shannon
Costume Designer    Rebecca Gregg
Casting Director    Dianne Crittenden
Casting Director    Karen Rea
Music Supervisor    Kristoffer Roggemann
Supervising Art Director    Marco Niro
Art Director    Carlos Benassini
Art Director    Francisco Blanc
Set Decorator    Jay Aroesty
Set Decorator    Jorge Barba
Sound Mixer    Fernando Camara
Supervising Sound Editor    Gregg Baxter
Re-recording Mixer    Steve Pederson
Re-recording Mixer    Brad Sherman
Re-recording Mixer    Jeremy Peirson
Visual Effects Supervisor    Wayne Brinton
Visual Effects Supervisor    Mike Shand
Visual Effects Producer    Lisa Dennis
Visual Effects Producer    Brad Reinke
Line Producer    Luisa Gomez De Silva
Assistant Director    Sebastian Silva
Stunt Coordinator    Sebastian Silva
Second Unit Director    Garrett Warren
Second Unit Director    Pepe Portillo
Second Unit Director    Tom Campbell
Second Unit Camera    Nathanael Vorce

Home Market Numbers: Walt Disney Shorts Come Up a Little Short

September 13th, 2015

Walt Disney Animation Studios Short Films Collection

A huge number of new releases from August 18th reached the top 30 on the combined DVD and Blu-ray chart for August 23rd. However, none of them could overtake Home, which rose to first place with 216,000 units / $3.89 million for the week, giving it four-week totals of 2.09 million / $38.58 million. It became just the sixth film to sell more than 2 million units during 2015. More...

Home Market Releases for August 18th, 2015

August 18th, 2015

Walt Disney Animation Studios Short Films Collection

The TV on DVD season is kicking into high gear, but it is still too soon for the summer blockbusters to arrive on the home market. This has led to a number of good releases, but not a lot of great ones. It was a pretty easy race for Pick of the Week with Walt Disney Animation Studios Short Films Collection on Blu-ray Combo Pack well ahead of the rest. More...

Weekend Wrap-Up: Furious Completes Sweep

April 27th, 2015

Furious 7 poster

As expected, Furious 7 completed the sweep winning every single weekend in April. Thankfully, every film in the top five matched or exceeded predictions, including The Age of Adaline, which had a solid third place opening. However, the overall box office still fell 18% from last weekend to just $97 million. This was also 16% lower than the same weekend last year. 2015 is still ahead of 2014 by a margin of 2.3% at $3.13 billion to $3.06 billion. More...

Weekend Estimates: One Last Furious Weekend

April 26th, 2015

The Age of Adaline poster

Furious 7 will once more hold on to the title of top movie at the box office this weekend, becoming the first film since Guardians of the Galaxy to do so for four weekends, and the first since The Hunger Games to be number one for four straight weeks. Furious 7 will also become this weekend only the third title, after Avatar and Titanic, to hit $1 billion in international box office earnings. Universal is estimating an international total of $1.001 billion, including $323 million in China—an all-time record for that territory. More...

Weekend Predictions: Is the Age of Furious 7 Over?

April 23rd, 2015

The Age of Adaline poster

The Age of Adaline is the only true wide release this week, and that could give it a boost at the box office. However, I seriously doubt that will give it a large enough boost to top Furious 7, which is looking to sweep the month of April. There is one other new release, Little Boy, that has a shot at the top ten. Finally, Ex Machina is expanding “nationwide.” I don't have a theater count for the film, but many think it will be truly wide, which would give it a shot at the top five. The Other Woman opened in first place this weekend last year, earning nearly $25 million. There’s no chance any film will match that figure this year. The top two films combined might not match that figure this year, so April will end on a losing note in the year-over-year comparison. That’s disappointing, but we will make up for the loss next week. More...

2015 Preview: April

April 1st, 2015

Furious 7 poster

March ended on a good note and helped 2015 maintain its lead over 2014 thanks to a trio of $100 million movies: Cinderella, Insurgent, and Home. April isn't as strong as far as depth goes, as only Furious 7 is expected to come close to $100 million at the box office. On the positive side, it could earn $100 million during its opening weekend, becoming the fastest starting film of the year, so far. On the negative side, it is expected to earn more than double the rest of the films' combined box office totals. Even worse, last April, there were two $100 million hits, including Captain America: The Winter Soldier, as well as two others that came close. There's no way April 2015 is going to live up to April 2014. I just hope the collapse isn't so bad that 2015 loses its lead over 2014 completely. More...

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2015/04/24 13 $2,750,356   1,045 $2,632   $2,750,356 3
2015/05/01 14 $878,415 -68% 1,045 $841   $4,248,030 10
2015/05/08 17 $691,483 -21% 775 $892   $5,330,380 17
2015/05/15 20 $323,656 -53% 490 $661   $5,912,451 24
2015/05/22 29 $125,702 -61% 181 $694   $6,172,810 31
2015/05/29 29 $66,918 -47% 121 $553   $6,345,572 38
2015/06/05 36 $40,130 -40% 75 $535   $6,420,319 45
2015/06/12 45 $25,630 -36% 56 $458   $6,468,880 52

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2015/04/24 8 $1,355,876   1,045 $1,297   $1,355,876 1
2015/04/25 13 $802,575 -41% 1,045 $768   $2,158,451 2
2015/04/26 13 $591,905 -26% 1,045 $566   $2,750,356 3
2015/04/27 - $151,111 -74% 1,045 $145   $2,901,467 4
2015/04/28 - $204,110 +35% 1,045 $195   $3,105,577 5
2015/04/29 - $134,713 -34% 1,045 $129   $3,240,290 6
2015/04/30 - $129,325 -4% 1,045 $124   $3,369,615 7
2015/05/01 - $252,665 +95% 1,045 $242   $3,622,280 8
2015/05/02 13 $308,251 +22% 1,045 $295   $3,930,531 9
2015/05/03 12 $317,499 +3% 1,045 $304   $4,248,030 10
2015/05/04 13 $90,905 -71% 1,045 $87   $4,338,935 11
2015/05/05 - $121,812 +34% 1,045 $117   $4,460,747 12
2015/05/06 - $91,359 -25% 1,045 $87   $4,552,106 13
2015/05/07 - $86,791 -5% 1,045 $83   $4,638,897 14
2015/05/08 - $140,175 +62% 775 $181   $4,779,072 15
2015/05/09 15 $239,699 +71% 775 $309   $5,018,771 16
2015/05/10 12 $311,609 +30% 775 $402   $5,330,380 17
2015/05/11 - $60,090 -81% 775 $78   $5,390,470 18
2015/05/12 15 $80,521 +34% 775 $104   $5,470,991 19
2015/05/13 - $62,002 -23% 775 $80   $5,532,993 20
2015/05/14 15 $55,802 -10% 775 $72   $5,588,795 21
2015/05/15 - $77,871 +40% 490 $159   $5,666,666 22
2015/05/16 - $130,045 +67% 490 $265   $5,796,711 23
2015/05/17 - $115,740 -11% 490 $236   $5,912,451 24
2015/05/18 - $30,740 -73% 490 $63   $5,943,191 25
2015/05/19 - $39,347 +28% 490 $80   $5,982,538 26
2015/05/20 - $32,265 -18% 490 $66   $6,014,803 27
2015/05/21 - $32,305 n/c 490 $66   $6,047,108 28
2015/05/22 - $25,460 -21% 181 $141   $6,072,568 29
2015/05/23 - $49,138 +93% 181 $271   $6,121,706 30
2015/05/24 - $51,104 +4% 181 $282   $6,172,810 31
2015/05/25 - $61,836 +21% 181 $342   $6,234,646 32
2015/05/26 - $16,841 -73% 181 $93   $6,251,487 33
2015/05/27 - $12,462 -26% 181 $69   $6,263,949 34
2015/05/28 - $14,705 +18% 181 $81   $6,278,654 35
2015/05/29 - $16,819 +14% 121 $139   $6,295,473 36
2015/05/30 - $25,565 +52% 121 $211   $6,321,038 37
2015/05/31 - $24,534 -4% 121 $203   $6,345,572 38
2015/06/01 - $8,342 -66% 121 $69   $6,353,914 39
2015/06/02 - $9,844 +18% 121 $81   $6,363,758 40
2015/06/03 - $7,678 -22% 121 $63   $6,371,436 41
2015/06/04 - $8,753 +14% 121 $72   $6,380,189 42
2015/06/05 - $11,095 +27% 75 $148   $6,391,284 43
2015/06/06 - $15,866 +43% 75 $212   $6,407,150 44
2015/06/07 - $13,169 -17% 75 $176   $6,420,319 45
2015/06/08 - $5,004 -62% 75 $67   $6,425,323 46
2015/06/09 - $6,856 +37% 75 $91   $6,432,179 47
2015/06/10 - $5,827 -15% 75 $78   $6,438,006 48
2015/06/11 - $5,244 -10% 75 $70   $6,443,250 49
2015/06/12 - $6,731 +28% 56 $120   $6,449,981 50
2015/06/13 - $9,356 +39% 56 $167   $6,459,337 51
2015/06/14 - $9,543 +2% 56 $170   $6,468,880 52
2015/06/15 - $3,913 -59% 56 $70   $6,472,793 53
2015/06/16 - $4,383 +12% 56 $78   $6,477,176 54
2015/06/17 - $4,390 n/c 56 $78   $6,481,566 55
2015/06/18 - $4,395 n/c 56 $78   $6,485,961 56

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2015/04/24 13 $3,369,615   1,045 $3,225   $3,369,615 7
2015/05/01 14 $1,269,282 -62% 1,045 $1,215   $4,638,897 14
2015/05/08 17 $949,898 -25% 775 $1,226   $5,588,795 21
2015/05/15 19 $458,313 -52% 490 $935   $6,047,108 28
2015/05/22 27 $231,546 -49% 181 $1,279   $6,278,654 35
2015/05/29 29 $101,535 -56% 121 $839   $6,380,189 42
2015/06/05 35 $63,061 -38% 75 $841   $6,443,250 49
2015/06/12 45 $42,711 -32% 56 $763   $6,485,961 56

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Date
Opening
Weekend
Opening
Weekend
Theaters
Maximum
Theaters
Theatrical
Engagements
Total
Box Office
Report
Date
Argentina 7/23/2015 $0 0 1 1 $81,265 8/27/2015
Australia 9/3/2015 $5,773 15 15 47 $14,962 6/9/2016
Bolivia 8/6/2015 $9,874 3 3 4 $14,244 9/22/2015
Brazil 3/10/2016 $23,179 35 35 49 $34,701 6/9/2016
Central America 8/27/2015 $0 0 33 45 $165,485 9/22/2015
Chile 9/17/2015 $18,924 28 28 48 $36,762 12/1/2015
Colombia 10/22/2015 $40,454 97 97 97 $40,454 10/27/2015
Croatia 11/5/2015 $796 4 4 4 $796 11/10/2015
Ecuador 8/21/2015 $0 0 15 15 $42,723 9/9/2015
Peru 8/13/2015 $214,970 76 76 254 $766,176 9/30/2015
South Korea 12/10/2015 $46,412 143 143 153 $84,141 12/21/2015
Spain 10/30/2015 $55,721 72 72 244 $197,470 6/9/2016
Thailand 2/18/2016 $843 5 5 5 $843 6/9/2016
 
Rest of World $9,718,372
 
International Total$11,198,394 6/9/2016

Weekly US DVD Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
8/23/20151626,729 26,729$407,885$407,8853

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
8/23/2015157,472 7,472$151,455$151,4553

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