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The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $89,026Details
International Box Office $73,148Details
Worldwide Box Office $162,174
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Synopsis

Space alien Jerome Newton crash lands on Earth, seeking help for his drought-stricken planet. By securing patents to advanced technology, he becomes a fabulously wealthy industrialist. However, money and its attendant decadence ultimately exert a stronger gravitational pull.

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: May 28th, 1976 (Limited) by Columbia
June 24th, 2011 (Limited) by Rialto Pictures (Re-Release)
International Releases: January 14th, 2016 (Limited) (Australia)
September 9th, 2016 (Wide), released as The Man Who Fell to Earth (Re: 2016) (United Kingdom)
Running Time: 138 minutes
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Keywords: Friendly Alien on Earth, End of the World, Addiction, Romance, First Contact
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Science Fiction
Production Companies: British Lion
Production Countries: United Kingdom

Cast

   Jerome Newton
Rip Torn    Dr. Nathan Bryce
Candy Clark    Mary-Lou
Buck Henry    Oliver V. Farnsworth

Production and Technical Credits

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/06/24 76 $5,922   1 $5,922   $5,922 12,813
2011/07/01 69 $7,273 +23% 1 $7,273   $18,236 12,820
2011/07/08 78 $4,310 -41% 1 $4,310   $31,581 12,827
2011/07/15 81 $3,343 -22% 2 $1,672   $37,914 12,834
2011/07/22 89 $1,942 -42% 1 $1,942   $43,129 12,841
2011/07/29 79 $3,696 +90% 3 $1,232   $48,633 12,848
2011/08/05 84 $4,786 +29% 4 $1,197   $55,879 12,855
2011/08/12 95 $2,631 -45% 2 $1,316   $59,904 12,862
2011/08/26 82 $5,461   6 $910   $67,916 12,876
2011/09/02 116 $1,103 -80% 5 $221   $74,066 12,883
2011/09/09 99 $3,701 +236% 3 $1,234   $78,344 12,890
2011/09/16 125 $481 -87% 1 $481   $81,800 12,897
2011/09/23 123 $1,130 +135% 2 $565   $83,547 12,904
2011/10/07 116 $810   2 $405   $89,026 12,918

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/07/04 66 $1,263   1 $1,263   $19,499 12,821
2011/09/05 113 $281   5 $56   $74,347 12,884

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/06/24 77 $10,963   1 $10,963   $10,963 12,817
2011/07/01 64 $16,308 +49% 1 $16,308   $27,271 12,824
2011/07/08 76 $7,300 -55% 1 $7,300   $34,571 12,831
2011/07/15 75 $6,616 -9% 2 $3,308   $41,187 12,838
2011/07/22 83 $3,750 -43% 1 $3,750   $44,937 12,845
2011/07/29 82 $6,156 +64% 3 $2,052   $51,093 12,852
2011/08/05 89 $6,180 n/c 4 $1,545   $57,273 12,859
2011/08/12 96 $3,690 -40% 2 $1,845   $60,963 12,866
2011/08/19 114 $1,492 -60% 2 $746   $62,455 12,873
2011/08/26 79 $10,508 +604% 6 $1,751   $72,963 12,880
2011/09/02 116 $1,680 -84% 5 $336   $74,643 12,887
2011/09/09 95 $6,676 +297% 3 $2,225   $81,319 12,894
2011/09/16 125 $1,098 -84% 1 $1,098   $82,417 12,901

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Date
Opening
Weekend
Opening
Weekend
Theaters
Maximum
Theaters
Theatrical
Engagements
Total
Box Office
Report
Date
Australia 1/14/2016 $1,457 1 5 8 $11,144 6/9/2016
United Kingdom 9/9/2016 $19,776 12 12 41 $61,747 11/2/2016
 
Rest of World $257
 
International Total$73,148 11/2/2016