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The Man Who Knew Infinity (2016)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $3,877,922Details
International Box Office $4,344,347Details
Worldwide Box Office $8,222,269
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $170,826 Details
Domestic Blu-ray Sales $19,208 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $190,034
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  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Full Financials
  7. Cast & Crew
  8. Trailer

Synopsis

The true story of a friendship that forever changed mathematics. In 1913, Srinivasa Ramanujan, a self-taught Indian mathematics genius, traveled to Trinity College, Cambridge, where over the course of five years, forged a bond with his mentor, the brilliant and eccentric professor, G.H. Hardy, and fought against prejudice to reveal his mathematic genius to the world.

Metrics

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: April 29th, 2016 (Limited) by IFC Films
International Releases: March 11th, 2016 (Wide) (Australia)
April 8th, 2016 (Wide) (United Kingdom)
May 6th, 2016 (Wide), released as Man Who Knew Infinity, The (New Zealand)
May 6th, 2016 (Wide) (Turkey)
May 13th, 2016 (Wide) (Spain)
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Video Release: August 23rd, 2016 by Paramount Home Video
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some thematic elements and smoking.
(Rating bulletin 2416 (Cert 49802), 3/16/2016)
Running Time: 108 minutes
Comparisons: vs. A Beautiful Mind
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Keywords: Biography, Mathematics
Source:Based on Factual Book/Article
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Companies: Edward R. Pressman, Animus Films, Cayenne Pepper Productions, Xeitgeist Entertainment Group, Marcys Holdings
Production Countries: India,
United Kingdom

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 24th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 844 $364 Oct 7, 2016 164
Biggest 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 856 $944 Sep 30, 2016 157
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,032 $806 Sep 23, 2016 150
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,121 $1,341 Sep 16, 2016 143
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,626 $823 Sep 2, 2016 129
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,269 $462 Aug 19, 2016 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,563 $562 Aug 12, 2016 108
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,620 $3,768 Jul 29, 2016 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,383 $13,869 Jul 22, 2016 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,349 $27,765 Jul 15, 2016 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,328 $46,109 Jul 8, 2016 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,425 $64,091 Jul 1, 2016 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,540 $81,786 Jun 24, 2016 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,477 $127,982 Jun 17, 2016 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,702 $167,031 Jun 10, 2016 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,800 $276,638 Jun 3, 2016 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,004 $432,059 May 27, 2016 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,572 $495,694 May 20, 2016 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,155 $509,431 May 13, 2016 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,064 $220,373 May 6, 2016 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,351 $80,325 Apr 29, 2016 3

Cast

   Srinivasa Ramanujan
   GH Hardy
Devika Bhise    Janaki
Stephen Fry    Sir Francis Spring
Toby Jones    Littlewood
Kevin McNally    Major McMahon
Shazad Latif    Chandra Mahalanobis
Jeremy Northam    Bertrand Russell
Padraic Delaney    Beglan
Enzo Cilenti    Doctor

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Matt Brown
Based on the book by    Robert Kanigel
Producer    Edward R. Pressman
Producer    Jim Young
Producer    Joe Thomas
Producer    Matt Brown
Producer    Sofia Sondervan
Producer    Jon Katz
Executive Producer    Swati Bhise
Executive Producer    Joseph N. Cohen
Executive Producer    Gary Ellis
Executive Producer    Pamela Godfrey
Executive Producer    Phil Hunt
Executive Producer    Mark Montgomery
Executive Producer    Manraj S. Sekhon
Executive Producer    Shail Shah
Executive Producer    Tristine Skyler
Executive Producer    Min Li Tan
Executive Producer    Richard Toussaint
Co-Producer    Huw Penallt Jones
Co-Producer    Robert Kanigel
Director of Photography    Larry Smith
Editor    J.C. Bond
Production Designer    Luciana Arrighi
Costume Designer    Ann Maskrey
Composer    Coby Brown
Casting Director    Reg Poerscout-Edgerton

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The Man Who Knew Infinity

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2016/04/29 34 $80,325   6 $13,388   $80,325 3
2016/05/06 21 $220,373 +174% 40 $5,509   $328,368 10
2016/05/13 14 $509,431 +131% 192 $2,653   $917,806 17
2016/05/20 16 $495,694 -3% 270 $1,836   $1,627,021 24
2016/05/27 15 $432,059 -13% 288 $1,500   $2,294,817 31
2016/06/03 18 $276,638 -36% 195 $1,419   $2,932,277 38
2016/06/10 23 $167,031 -40% 115 $1,452   $3,188,871 45
2016/06/17 24 $127,982 -23% 86 $1,488   $3,397,702 52
2016/06/24 31 $81,786 -36% 66 $1,239   $3,549,835 59
2016/07/01 36 $64,091 -22% 61 $1,051   $3,661,394 66
2016/07/08 44 $46,109 -28% 39 $1,182   $3,767,877 73
2016/07/15 47 $27,765 -40% 28 $992   $3,819,091 80
2016/07/22 56 $13,869 -50% 15 $925   $3,847,794 87
2016/07/29 69 $3,768 -73% 6 $628   $3,859,765 94
2016/08/12 94 $562   1 $562   $3,871,878 108
2016/08/19 98 $462 -18% 1 $462   $3,872,340 115
2016/09/02 95 $823   1 $823   $3,873,163 129
2016/09/16 105 $1,341   1 $1,341   $3,875,054 143
2016/09/23 112 $806 -40% 2 $403   $3,875,860 150
2016/09/30 107 $944 +17% 1 $944   $3,877,336 157
2016/10/07 112 $364 -61% 1 $364   $3,877,922 164

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2016/05/13 13 $133,502   194 $688   $541,877 15
2016/05/14 14 $228,497 +71% 194 $1,178   $770,374 16
2016/05/15 13 $147,432 -35% 194 $760   $917,806 17
2016/05/16 15 $46,745 -68% 194 $241   $964,551 18
2016/05/17 - $60,747 +30% 194 $313   $1,025,298 19
2016/05/18 13 $53,867 -11% 194 $278   $1,079,165 20
2016/05/19 12 $52,162 -3% 194 $269   $1,131,327 21
2016/05/20 - $129,769 +149% 271 $479   $1,261,096 22
2016/05/21 15 $227,630 +75% 348 $654   $1,488,726 23
2016/05/22 15 $138,295 -39% 24 $5,762   $1,627,021 24
2016/10/13 - $364   1 $364   $3,877,922 168

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2016/04/29 36 $107,995   6 $17,999   $107,995 7
2016/05/06 21 $300,380 +178% 40 $7,510   $408,375 14
2016/05/13 14 $722,952 +141% 194 $3,727   $1,131,327 21
2016/05/20 16 $731,431 +1% 271 $2,699   $1,862,758 28
2016/05/27 14 $792,981 +8% 286 $2,773   $2,655,739 35
2016/06/03 19 $366,101 -54% 195 $1,877   $3,021,840 42
2016/06/10 25 $247,880 -32% 115 $2,155   $3,269,720 49
2016/06/17 25 $198,329 -20% 88 $2,254   $3,468,049 56
2016/06/24 31 $129,254 -35% 66 $1,958   $3,597,303 63
2016/07/01 37 $120,465 -7% 58 $2,077   $3,717,768 70
2016/07/08 46 $69,558 -42% 38 $1,830   $3,790,931 77
2016/07/15 51 $42,599 -39% 28 $1,521   $3,833,925 84
2016/07/22 63 $18,673 -56% 15 $1,245   $3,852,598 91
2016/07/29 66 $10,797 -42% 6 $1,800   $3,866,794 98
2016/08/05 78 $4,522 -58% 4 $1,131   $3,871,316 105
2016/08/12 103 $562 -88% 1 $562   $3,871,878 112
2016/09/02 101 $1,008   1 $1,008   $3,873,348 133
2016/09/09 121 $365 -64% 1 $365   $3,873,713 140
2016/09/16 113 $1,341 +267% 1 $1,341   $3,875,054 147
2016/09/23 112 $1,338 n/c 2 $669   $3,876,392 154
2016/09/30 119 $1,166 -13% 1 $1,166   $3,877,558 161

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Date
Opening
Weekend
Opening
Weekend
Theaters
Maximum
Theaters
Theatrical
Engagements
Total
Box Office
Report
Date
Australia 3/11/2016 $1,439 1 89 757 $1,132,008 8/15/2016
Italy 6/10/2016 $355,305 0 0 0 $1,069,163 7/27/2016
Netherlands 7/8/2016 $36,286 32 32 193 $262,189 8/25/2016
New Zealand 5/6/2016 $33,780 31 39 275 $203,407 7/25/2016
Portugal 7/15/2016 $26,891 20 24 80 $133,960 9/8/2016
Slovenia 5/27/2016 $1,311 6 10 22 $6,886 6/15/2016
South Korea 11/2/2016 $123,511 309 309 339 $218,175 12/1/2016
Spain 5/13/2016 $143,462 98 116 422 $488,111 7/14/2016
Turkey 5/6/2016 $19,280 21 21 74 $99,099 6/10/2016
United Kingdom 4/8/2016 $208,731 147 147 437 $731,349 6/29/2016
 
International Total$4,344,347 12/1/2016

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