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A Merry War (1998)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $373,830Details
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Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Spilled
86% - Fresh
59% - Spilled

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: August 28th, 1998 (Wide) by First Look
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 101 minutes
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Production Companies: UBA, Sentinel Films
Production Countries: United Kingdom

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,328 $32,624 Sep 11, 1998 17
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,038 $373,830 Aug 28, 1998 3


   Gordon Comstock
Jim Carter    Erskine
Harriet Walter    Julia Comstock
Lill Roughly    Mrs. Trilling
Julian Wadham    Ravelston
Lesley Vickerage    Hermoine
John Clegg    McKechnie
Barbara Leigh Hunt    Mrs. Wisebeach
Grant Parsons    Beautiful Young Man
Dorothea Alexander    Old Woman
Peter Stockbridge    Old Man
Malcolm Sinclair    Paul Doring
Derek Smee    Lecturer
Ben Miles    Ravenscroft Waiter
Richard Dixon    Head Waiter
Roger Morlidge    Policeman
Roland Oliver    Magistrate Croom
Bill Wallis    Cheeseman
Liz Smith    Mrs. Meakin
Roger Frost    Orton the Undertaker
Harri Alexander    Dora
Lucy Speed    Factory Girl
Joan Blackman    Librarian
Roy Evans    Cabby
Maggie McCarthy    Customer

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Alan Plater
Based on the Novel by    George Orwell
Producer    Peter Shaw
Executive Producer    Robert Bierman
Executive Producer    John Wolstenholme
Executive Producer    Joyce Herlihy
Production Designer    Sarah Greenwood
Composer    Mike Batt
Cinematographer    Giles Nuttgens
Assistant Director    Richard Hewitt
Art Director    Philip Robinson
Costume Designer    James Keast
Sound Mixer    Patrick Quirk
Sound    Paul Hamblin
Chief Makeup and Hair    Marilyn MacDonald
Casting Director    Michelle Guish

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1998/08/28 29 $373,830   5 $74,766   $373,830 3
1998/09/11 58 $32,624   0     $146,495 17

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