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Loong Boonmee raleuk chat (2011)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $184,292Details
International Box Office $2,329,856
Worldwide Box Office $2,514,148
Further financial details...

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  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. Video Sales
  5. Full Financials
  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Synopsis

Suffering from acute kidney failure, Uncle Boonmee has chosen to spend his final days surrounded by his loved ones in the countryside. Surprisingly, the ghost of his deceased wife appears to care for him, and his long lost son returns home in a non-human form. Contemplating the reasons for his illness, Boonmee treks through the jungle with his family to a mysterious hilltop cave—the birthplace of his first life…

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
88% - Certified Fresh
Audience
60% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
Top 2011 Movies at the Domestic Box Office 306 $184,292
Top 2011 Limited Release Movies at the Domestic Box Office 156 $184,292
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 3,673 $7,360
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 46,703 $652
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 40,755 $838
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 10,515 $3,427
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 45,081 $701
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 52,023 $500
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 21,851 $1,794
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 48,594 $598
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 62,424 $114
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 27,997 $1,376
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 46,817 $649
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 36,819 $978
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 59,235 $268
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 46,502 $658
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 40,994 $830
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 9,559 $3,706
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 5,144 $5,885
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 50,871 $531
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 26,180 $1,486
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 47,448 $630
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 33,477 $1,112
Highest Weekend Theater Average for Limited Release Movies 55,730 $386
All Time Worldwide Box Office 8,527 $2,514,148
All Time International Box Office 4,806 $2,329,856
All Time Domestic Inflation Adjusted Box Office for Limited Release Movies 3,235 $195,905
All Time Domestic Inflation Adjusted Box Office 9,411 $195,905
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 3,104 $184,292
All Time Domestic Box Office for Original Screenplay Movies 4,787 $184,292
All Time Domestic Box Office by First-Time Directors 1,930 $184,292
All Time Domestic Box Office 9,890 $184,292

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: March 2nd, 2011 (Limited) by Strand, released as Uncle Boonmee
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 113 minutes
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Keywords: Hauntings, Sexual Fetishism, Animal Lead, Food, Terminal Illness, Prologue, Foreign Language, Reincarnation
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Companies: Illuminations Films, Kick the Machine Films, Anna Sanders Films, The Match Factory, GFF Geissendoerfer Film-und Fernsehproduktion, Eddie Saeta S.A.
Production Countries: France,
Germany,
Spain,
Thailand,
United Kingdom

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 800 $1,376 Aug 5, 2011 157
Biggest 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 408 $1,376 Aug 5, 2011 157
Highest Theater Average 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 123 $1,376 Aug 5, 2011 157
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,059 $598 Jul 29, 2011 150
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 590 $598 Jul 29, 2011 150
Highest Theater Average 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 437 $598 Jul 29, 2011 150
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,204 $830 Jul 22, 2011 143
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 645 $830 Jul 22, 2011 143
Highest Theater Average 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 368 $830 Jul 22, 2011 143
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,450 $500 Jul 15, 2011 136
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 799 $500 Jul 15, 2011 136
Highest Theater Average 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 643 $500 Jul 15, 2011 136
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,518 $1,315 Jul 8, 2011 129
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 753 $1,315 Jul 8, 2011 129
Highest Theater Average 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 599 $658 Jul 8, 2011 129
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,126 $1,062 Jun 24, 2011 115
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,054 $1,062 Jun 24, 2011 115
Highest Theater Average 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 900 $531 Jun 24, 2011 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,408 $1,260 Jun 17, 2011 108
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,159 $1,260 Jun 17, 2011 108
Highest Theater Average 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 899 $630 Jun 17, 2011 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,791 $838 Jun 10, 2011 101
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,363 $838 Jun 10, 2011 101
Highest Theater Average 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 741 $838 Jun 10, 2011 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,897 $1,931 Jun 3, 2011 94
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,290 $1,931 Jun 3, 2011 94
Highest Theater Average 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,453 $386 Jun 3, 2011 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,057 $3,243 May 27, 2011 87
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,267 $3,243 May 27, 2011 87
Highest Theater Average 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,180 $649 May 27, 2011 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,611 $2,224 May 20, 2011 80
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,565 $2,224 May 20, 2011 80
Highest Theater Average 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 757 $1,112 May 20, 2011 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,602 $228 May 13, 2011 73
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 2,237 $228 May 13, 2011 73
Highest Theater Average 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 2,254 $114 May 13, 2011 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,827 $805 May 6, 2011 66
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 2,221 $805 May 6, 2011 66
Highest Theater Average 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 2,278 $268 May 6, 2011 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,571 $4,458 Apr 29, 2011 59
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,778 $4,458 Apr 29, 2011 59
Highest Theater Average 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 751 $1,486 Apr 29, 2011 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,855 $5,869 Apr 22, 2011 52
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,801 $5,869 Apr 22, 2011 52
Highest Theater Average 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,517 $978 Apr 22, 2011 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,465 $5,381 Apr 15, 2011 45
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 2,099 $5,381 Apr 15, 2011 45
Highest Theater Average 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 870 $1,794 Apr 15, 2011 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,332 $2,802 Apr 8, 2011 38
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 2,629 $2,802 Apr 8, 2011 38
Highest Theater Average 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 2,525 $701 Apr 8, 2011 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,792 $3,260 Apr 1, 2011 31
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 2,825 $3,260 Apr 1, 2011 31
Highest Theater Average 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 2,901 $652 Apr 1, 2011 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,491 $13,709 Mar 25, 2011 24
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 2,345 $13,709 Mar 25, 2011 24
Highest Theater Average 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 794 $3,427 Mar 25, 2011 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7,086 $14,822 Mar 18, 2011 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 2,654 $14,822 Mar 18, 2011 17
Highest Theater Average 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 1,114 $3,706 Mar 18, 2011 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7,341 $22,080 Mar 11, 2011 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 2,696 $22,080 Mar 11, 2011 10
Highest Theater Average 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 828 $7,360 Mar 11, 2011 10
Top 2011 Theater Average Limited Release Movies at the Domestic Box Office 186 $7,360 Mar 11, 2011 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 8,014 $23,540 Mar 4, 2011 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 3,139 $23,540 Mar 4, 2011 3
Highest Theater Average Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office for Limited Release Movies 2,670 $5,885 Mar 4, 2011 3
Top Grossing Movies Never to Go Into Wide Release 3,837 $184,292 Mar 2, 2011 0
Top Movies Never to Reach Number One at the Domestic Box Office Chart 7,345 $184,292 Mar 2, 2011 0
Widest Expansion for Limited Release Movies 3,635 2 Mar 2, 2011 0

Cast

   Uncle Boonmee
Jenjira Pongpas    Jen
Sakada Kaewbuadee    Thong
Natthakarn Aphaiwonk    Boonmee's Wife
Geerasak Kulhong    Boonmee's Son

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Simon Field
Producer    Keith Griffiths
Producer    Charles de Meaux
Producer    Apichatpong Weerasethakul
Co-Producer    Hans W. Geissendoerfer
Co-Producer    Luis Miarro
Co-Producer    Michael Weber
Cinematographer    Sayombhu Mukdeeprom
Cinematographer    Yukontorn Mingmongkon
Cinematographer    Charin Pengpanich
Production Designer    Akekarat Homlaor
Editor    Lee Chatametikool

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for July 12th, 2011

July 11th, 2011

After one of the worst weeks on the home market I've seen, there's an uptick of first run releases this week. This includes the first release of 2011 to reach $100 million at the box office, Rango. However, that film doesn't hit the home market till Friday, so this Tuesday is even weaker. There are a few other midlevel releases coming out this week to bolster the overall strength of the market, but while it is better than most third quarter offerings, I'm still itching for the fall to start. As for the best release of the week, Rango's Blu-ray / DVD Combo Pack is the clear winner there and it is our Pick of the Week. More...

Per Theater Chart: Red Hot Start

March 8th, 2011

Red State started its box office run over the weekend, sort of. It played at the Radio City Music Hall in New York City at a special engagement, bringing in $161,590 for one showing. However, with ticket prices at $54, it's hardly a regular showing, so some are saying it shouldn't count. There is an argument to be made that people were paying for the Q&A with Kevin Smith and it is more accurate to consider this part of his popular speaking tour. That said, Dreamgirls also started with a premium showing at higher that usual prices and that counted. Given the number of tickets sold, even if they cost the average amount, it still would have earned $30,000, which would have still led the way on the Per Theater Chart. The only real competition was from Happythankyoumoreplease, which opened with an average of $17,532 in two theaters. More...

Dear Limited Releases

March 4th, 2011

There are a few releases of note this week, some because of their strong reviews (Uncle Boonmee); some because of the unusual distribution route (Red State); some because of the actor-turned-director (Happythankyoumoreplease). Overall, there should be something for everyone. More...

Compare this performance with other movies…

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/03/04 57 $23,540   4 $5,885   $23,540 3
2011/03/11 61 $22,080 -6% 3 $7,360   $64,571 10
2011/03/18 65 $14,822 -33% 4 $3,706   $92,518 17
2011/03/25 71 $13,709 -8% 4 $3,427   $115,244 24
2011/04/01 94 $3,260 -76% 5 $652   $125,936 31
2011/04/08 94 $2,802 -14% 4 $701   $131,472 38
2011/04/15 77 $5,381 +92% 3 $1,794   $138,230 45
2011/04/22 83 $5,869 +9% 6 $978   $146,886 52
2011/04/29 87 $4,458 -24% 3 $1,486   $154,087 59
2011/05/06 119 $805 -82% 3 $268   $157,113 66
2011/05/13 122 $228 -72% 2 $114   $158,437 73
2011/05/20 101 $2,224 +875% 2 $1,112   $161,449 80
2011/05/27 80 $3,243 +46% 5 $649   $165,579 87
2011/06/03 86 $1,931 -40% 5 $386   $169,509 94
2011/06/10 100 $838 -57% 1 $838   $172,645 101
2011/06/17 96 $1,260 +50% 2 $630   $174,324 108
2011/06/24 101 $1,062 -16% 2 $531   $176,091 115
2011/07/08 97 $1,315   2 $658   $178,453 129
2011/07/15 109 $500 -62% 1 $500   $179,644 136
2011/07/22 96 $830 +66% 1 $830   $180,798 143
2011/07/29 106 $598 -28% 1 $598   $181,931 150
2011/08/05 103 $1,376 +130% 1 $1,376   $183,605 157

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/05/30 76 $640   5 $128   $162,976 88

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/02/25 84 $4,290   1 $4,290   $4,290 0
2011/03/04 53 $42,491 +890% 4 $10,623   $42,491 7
2011/03/11 58 $35,205 -17% 3 $11,735   $77,696 14
2011/03/18 67 $23,839 -32% 4 $5,960   $101,535 21
2011/03/25 70 $21,141 -11% 4 $5,285   $122,676 28
2011/04/01 94 $5,994 -72% 5 $1,199   $128,670 35
2011/04/08 95 $4,179 -30% 4 $1,045   $132,849 42
2011/04/15 80 $8,168 +95% 3 $2,723   $141,017 49
2011/04/22 88 $8,612 +5% 6 $1,435   $149,629 56
2011/04/29 87 $6,679 -22% 3 $2,226   $156,308 63
2011/05/06 114 $1,901 -72% 3 $634   $158,209 70
2011/05/13 120 $1,016 -47% 2 $508   $159,225 77
2011/05/20 105 $3,111 +206% 2 $1,556   $162,336 84
2011/05/27 80 $5,242 +68% 5 $1,048   $167,578 91
2011/06/03 86 $4,229 -19% 5 $846   $171,807 98
2011/06/10 104 $1,257 -70% 1 $1,257   $173,064 105
2011/06/17 100 $1,965 +56% 2 $983   $175,029 112
2011/06/24 101 $2,109 +7% 2 $1,055   $177,138 119
2011/07/08 103 $2,006   2 $1,003   $179,144 133
2011/07/15 110 $824 -59% 1 $824   $179,968 140
2011/07/22 105 $1,365 +66% 1 $1,365   $181,333 147
2011/07/29 113 $896 -34% 1 $896   $182,229 154
2011/08/05 108 $2,063 +130% 1 $2,063   $184,292 161

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