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Miss Bala (2012)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $40,540Details
International Box Office $387,275Details
Worldwide Box Office $427,815
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  5. Video Sales
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  7. Cast & Crew
  8. Trailer

Synopsis

Miss Bala tells the story of Laura, a young woman whose aspirations of becoming a beauty queen turn against her, delivering her into the hands of a gang that's terrorizing northern Mexico. Although Laura succeeds in winning the beauty queen crown, her experiences as an unwilling participant in Mexico's violent war leave her shaken and transformed.

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
86% - Certified Fresh
Audience
63% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: January 20th, 2012 (Limited) by Mongrel Media (Canada)
International Releases: January 20th, 2012 (Limited) (Canada)
May 9th, 2012 (Wide) (France)
May 11th, 2012 (Wide) (Spain)
MPAA Rating: R for language, some brutal violence and sexuality.
(Rating bulletin 2185, 8/17/2011)
Running Time: 113 minutes
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Keywords: Beauty Pageants, Organized Crime, Corrupt Cops, Sex Crimes, Narcotics
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Fox International Productions, Instituto Mexicano de Cinematografia, el Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes, Fondo Para La Produccion, el Fondo de Inversion y Estimulos al Cine
Production Countries: Mexico

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,813 $2,620 Mar 16, 2012 59
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 8,752 $1,124 May 11, 2012 21
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 10,182 $520 May 4, 2012 14
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 12,016 $400 Apr 6, 2012 7

Cast

   Laura Guerrero
Irene Azuela    Jessica Berlanga
Lino Valdez    Noe Hernandez
James Russo    Jimmy
Jose Yenque    Kike Camara

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Gerardo Naranjo
Screenwriter    Maurlclo Katz
Producer    Pablo Cruz
Executive Producer    Geminlano Pineda
Executive Producer    Gael Garcia Bernal
Executive Producer    Diego Luna
Cinematographer    Matyas Erdely
Editor    Gerardo Naranjo
Music Supervisor    Lynn Falnchtein
Production Designer    Ivonne Fuentes
Casting Director    Isabel Cortazar
Casting Director    Andrea Abbiati
U.S. Casting By    Nicole Daniels
U.S. Casting By    Courtney Bright
Costume Designer    Anna Terrazas
Sound Designer    Pablo Lach
Sound Designer    Salvador Felix
Composer    Emillo Kauderer

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/03/16 86 $2,620   1 $2,620   $24,670 59
2012/04/06 95 $400   2 $200   $25,070 7
2012/04/27 101 $1,419   1 $1,419   $29,661 7
2012/05/04 108 $520 -63% 1 $520   $30,713 14
2012/05/11 105 $1,124 +116% 2 $562   $40,419 21

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/02/17 91 $2,784   1 $2,784   $21,939 35
2012/03/16 89 $2,620   1 $2,620   $24,670 63
2012/04/06 110 $700   2 $350   $27,200 7
2012/04/27 93 $1,951   1 $1,951   $30,193 11
2012/05/04 77 $9,102 +367% 1 $9,102   $39,295 18
2012/05/11 102 $1,245 -86% 2 $623   $40,540 7

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Date
Opening
Weekend
Opening
Weekend
Theaters
Maximum
Theaters
Theatrical
Engagements
Total
Box Office
Report
Date
Canada 1/20/2012 $0 0 0 0 $0
France 5/9/2012 $61,416 31 31 31 $238,066 12/6/2015
Spain 5/11/2012 $0 0 16 26 $48,837 12/10/2015
 
Rest of World $100,372
 
International Total$387,275 12/10/2015

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