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The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble (2016)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $1,169,214Details
International Box Office $87,627Details
Worldwide Box Office $1,256,841
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Synopsis

Over the past 16 years, an extraordinary group of musicians has come together to celebrate the universal power of music. Named for the ancient trade route linking Asia, Africa and Europe, The Silk Road Ensemble, an international collective created by acclaimed cellist Yo-Yo Ma, exemplifies music’s ability to blur geographical boundaries, blend disparate cultures and inspire hope for both artists and audiences.

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 7,569 $1,169,214
All Time International Box Office 7,459 $87,627
All Time Worldwide Box Office 9,743 $1,256,841
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 1,395 $1,169,214

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: June 10th, 2016 (Limited) by The Orchard, released as The Music of Strangers: Yo Yo Man and the Silk Road Ensemble
International Releases: November 18th, 2016 (Limited), released as The Music of Strangers (United Kingdom)
December 29th, 2016 (Wide), released as The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo MA and The Silk Road Ensemble (South Korea)
January 6th, 2017 (Wide), released as The Music Of Strangers: Yo-yo Ma And The Silk Road Ensemble (Australia)
March 17th, 2017 (Limited), released as Music of Strangers (New Zealand)
Video Release: December 7th, 2016 by The Orchard, released as The Music of Strangers: Yo Yo Man and the Silk Road Ensemble
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for brief strong language.
(Rating bulletin 2417 (Cert 50369), 3/23/2016)
Running Time: 96 minutes
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Keywords: Artists, Musicians, Philosophy, Collaborator, Folk Music, 2000s, 2010s
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Documentary
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Tremolo Productions, Participant Media, The Orchard, HBO Documentary Films, National Endowment for the Humanities, Pershing Square Foundation, Just Films, Ford Foundation, The Silk Road Project
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 16th Weekend 2,120 $3,215 Sep 23, 2016 108
Biggest 16th Weekend Limited Release 893 $3,215 Sep 23, 2016 108
Theater Average 16th Weekend Limited Release 1,271 $322 Sep 23, 2016 108
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 2,257 $4,440 Sep 16, 2016 101
Biggest 15th Weekend Limited Release 889 $4,440 Sep 16, 2016 101
Theater Average 15th Weekend Limited Release 1,398 $342 Sep 16, 2016 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 2,666 $3,620 Sep 9, 2016 94
Biggest 14th Weekend Limited Release 1,081 $3,620 Sep 9, 2016 94
Theater Average 14th Weekend Limited Release 1,500 $362 Sep 9, 2016 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 2,791 $6,017 Sep 2, 2016 87
Biggest 13th Weekend Limited Release 1,034 $6,017 Sep 2, 2016 87
Theater Average 13th Weekend Limited Release 1,509 $463 Sep 2, 2016 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 2,796 $12,583 Aug 26, 2016 80
Biggest 12th Weekend Limited Release 880 $12,583 Aug 26, 2016 80
Theater Average 12th Weekend Limited Release 1,277 $699 Aug 26, 2016 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 3,243 $11,366 Aug 19, 2016 73
Biggest 11th Weekend Limited Release 1,058 $11,366 Aug 19, 2016 73
Theater Average 11th Weekend Limited Release 1,638 $568 Aug 19, 2016 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 3,580 $12,284 Aug 12, 2016 66
Biggest 10th Weekend Limited Release 1,151 $12,284 Aug 12, 2016 66
Theater Average 10th Weekend Limited Release 1,777 $585 Aug 12, 2016 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 3,651 $21,366 Aug 5, 2016 59
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 1,067 $21,366 Aug 5, 2016 59
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 1,981 $577 Aug 5, 2016 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 3,691 $37,252 Jul 29, 2016 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 986 $37,252 Jul 29, 2016 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 1,865 $745 Jul 29, 2016 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 3,433 $83,343 Jul 22, 2016 45
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 790 $83,343 Jul 22, 2016 45
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 1,720 $1,029 Jul 22, 2016 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 3,746 $107,646 Jul 15, 2016 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 810 $107,646 Jul 15, 2016 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 1,598 $1,313 Jul 15, 2016 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 4,027 $148,187 Jul 8, 2016 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 791 $148,187 Jul 8, 2016 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 1,296 $1,925 Jul 8, 2016 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 4,851 $109,344 Jul 1, 2016 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 1,051 $109,344 Jul 1, 2016 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 1,804 $1,793 Jul 1, 2016 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 5,420 $96,204 Jun 24, 2016 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 1,230 $96,204 Jun 24, 2016 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 1,998 $2,237 Jun 24, 2016 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 7,027 $30,795 Jun 17, 2016 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 2,401 $30,795 Jun 17, 2016 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 2,513 $2,800 Jun 17, 2016 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 7,979 $24,614 Jun 10, 2016 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 3,096 $24,614 Jun 10, 2016 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 1,836 $8,205 Jun 10, 2016 3
Theater Average Limited Release 3,154 $8,205 Jun 10, 2016 3
Top 2016 Theater Average Limited Release 148 $8,205 Jun 10, 2016 3
Never Wide Domestic 1,763 $1,169,214 Jun 10, 2016 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 5,271 $1,169,214 Jun 10, 2016 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 892 79 Jun 10, 2016 0

Cast

Yo-Yo Ma    Himself
Kinan Azmeh    Himself
Kayan Kalhor    Himself
Cristina Pato    Herself
Wu Man    Herself

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Caitrin Rogers
Executive Producer    Jeff Skoll
Executive Producer    Diane Weyermann
Executive Producer    Julie Goldman
Co-Executive Producer    Cristin Canterbury Bagnall
Executive Producer    Laura Freid
Editor    Jason Zeldes
Editor    Helen Kearns
Director of Photography    Graham Willoughby

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2016/06/10 44 $24,614   3 $8,205   $24,614 3
2016/06/17 37 $30,795 +25% 11 $2,800   $68,160 10
2016/06/24 29 $96,204 +212% 43 $2,237   $182,827 17
2016/07/01 32 $109,344 +14% 61 $1,793   $347,402 24
2016/07/08 31 $148,187 +36% 77 $1,925   $570,433 31
2016/07/15 33 $107,646 -27% 82 $1,313   $759,837 38
2016/07/22 38 $83,343 -23% 81 $1,029   $911,314 45
2016/07/29 42 $37,252 -55% 50 $745   $1,001,042 52
2016/08/05 45 $21,366 -43% 37 $577   $1,051,523 59
2016/08/12 54 $12,284 -43% 21 $585   $1,081,663 66
2016/08/19 58 $11,366 -7% 20 $568   $1,101,616 73
2016/08/26 63 $12,583 +11% 18 $699   $1,122,546 80
2016/09/02 69 $6,017 -52% 13 $463   $1,139,631 87
2016/09/09 93 $3,620 -40% 10 $362   $1,148,838 94
2016/09/16 91 $4,440 +23% 13 $342   $1,155,240 101
2016/09/23 93 $3,215 -28% 10 $322   $1,161,574 108

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2016/06/10 - $6,379   3 $2,126   $6,379 1
2016/06/11 - $12,032 +89% 3 $4,011   $18,411 2
2016/06/12 - $6,203 -48% 3 $2,068   $24,614 3
2016/06/13 - $4,474 -28% 10 $447   $29,088 4
2016/06/14 - $2,650 -41% 10 $265   $31,738 5
2016/06/15 - $2,741 +3% 10 $274   $34,479 6
2016/06/16 - $2,886 +5% 10 $289   $37,365 7
2016/06/17 - $7,528 +161% 11 $684   $44,893 8
2016/06/18 - $12,454 +65% 11 $1,132   $57,347 9
2016/06/19 - $10,813 -13% 11 $983   $68,160 10
2016/06/20 - $4,795 -56% 11 $436   $72,955 11
2016/06/21 - $4,345 -9% 11 $395   $77,300 12
2016/06/22 - $4,726 +9% 11 $430   $82,026 13
2016/06/23 - $4,597 -3% 11 $418   $86,623 14
2016/06/24 - $25,032 +445% 43 $582   $111,655 15
2016/06/25 - $40,396 +61% 43 $939   $152,051 16
2016/06/26 - $30,776 -24% 43 $716   $182,827 17
2016/06/27 - $11,119 -64% 43 $259   $193,946 18
2016/06/28 - $13,310 +20% 43 $310   $207,256 19
2016/06/29 - $15,691 +18% 43 $365   $222,947 20
2016/06/30 - $15,111 -4% 43 $351   $238,058 21
2016/07/01 - $24,972 +65% 61 $409   $263,030 22
2016/07/02 - $43,134 +73% 61 $707   $306,164 23
2016/07/03 - $41,238 -4% 61 $676   $347,402 24
2016/07/04 - $31,722 -23% 61 $520   $379,124 25
2016/07/05 - $13,640 -57% 61 $224   $392,764 26
2016/07/06 - $14,595 +7% 61 $239   $407,359 27
2016/07/07 - $14,887 +2% 61 $244   $422,246 28
2016/07/08 - $35,527 +139% 77 $461   $457,773 29
2016/07/09 - $65,469 +84% 77 $850   $523,242 30
2016/07/10 - $47,191 -28% 77 $613   $570,433 31
2016/07/11 - $17,403 -63% 77 $226   $587,836 32
2016/07/12 - $18,576 +7% 77 $241   $606,412 33
2016/07/13 - $22,663 +22% 77 $294   $629,075 34
2016/07/14 - $23,116 +2% 77 $300   $652,191 35
2016/07/15 - $27,622 +19% 82 $337   $679,813 36
2016/07/16 - $43,256 +57% 82 $528   $723,069 37
2016/07/17 - $36,768 -15% 82 $448   $759,837 38
2016/07/18 - $17,368 -53% 82 $212   $777,205 39
2016/07/19 - $17,369 n/c 82 $212   $794,574 40
2016/07/20 - $15,979 -8% 82 $195   $810,553 41
2016/07/21 - $17,418 +9% 82 $212   $827,971 42
2016/07/22 - $21,744 +25% 81 $268   $849,715 43
2016/07/23 - $34,584 +59% 81 $427   $884,299 44
2016/07/24 - $27,015 -22% 81 $334   $911,314 45
2016/07/25 - $11,620 -57% 81 $143   $922,934 46
2016/07/26 - $13,712 +18% 81 $169   $936,646 47
2016/07/27 - $13,849 +1% 81 $171   $950,495 48
2016/07/28 - $13,295 -4% 81 $164   $963,790 49
2016/07/29 - $9,031 -32% 50 $181   $972,821 50
2016/07/30 - $14,996 +66% 50 $300   $987,817 51
2016/07/31 - $13,225 -12% 50 $265   $1,001,042 52
2016/08/01 - $8,050 -39% 50 $161   $1,009,092 53
2016/08/02 - $6,279 -22% 50 $126   $1,015,371 54
2016/08/03 - $7,284 +16% 50 $146   $1,022,655 55
2016/08/04 - $7,502 +3% 50 $150   $1,030,157 56
2016/08/05 - $5,221 -30% 37 $141   $1,035,378 57
2016/08/06 - $9,137 +75% 37 $247   $1,044,515 58
2016/08/07 - $7,008 -23% 37 $189   $1,051,523 59
2016/08/08 - $3,865 -45% 37 $104   $1,055,388 60
2016/08/09 - $4,565 +18% 37 $123   $1,059,953 61
2016/08/10 - $4,063 -11% 37 $110   $1,064,016 62
2016/08/11 - $5,363 +32% 37 $145   $1,069,379 63
2016/08/12 - $3,658 -32% 21 $174   $1,073,037 64
2016/08/13 - $4,792 +31% 21 $228   $1,077,829 65
2016/08/14 - $3,834 -20% 21 $183   $1,081,663 66
2016/08/15 - $1,325 -65% 21 $63   $1,082,988 67
2016/08/16 - $1,855 +40% 21 $88   $1,084,843 68
2016/08/17 - $3,304 +78% 21 $157   $1,088,147 69
2016/08/18 - $2,103 -36% 21 $100   $1,090,250 70
2016/08/19 - $2,100 n/c 20 $105   $1,092,350 71
2016/08/20 - $5,336 +154% 20 $267   $1,097,686 72
2016/08/21 - $3,930 -26% 20 $197   $1,101,616 73
2016/08/22 - $2,360 -40% 20 $118   $1,103,976 74
2016/08/23 - $1,754 -26% 20 $88   $1,105,730 75
2016/08/24 - $2,822 +61% 20 $141   $1,108,552 76
2016/08/25 - $1,411 -50% 20 $71   $1,109,963 77
2016/08/26 - $3,756 +166% 20 $188   $1,113,719 78
2016/08/27 - $4,695 +25% 18 $261   $1,118,414 79
2016/08/28 - $4,132 -12% 18 $230   $1,122,546 80
2016/08/29 - $1,775 -57% 18 $99   $1,124,321 81
2016/08/30 - $2,627 +48% 18 $146   $1,126,948 82
2016/08/31 - $3,205 +22% 18 $178   $1,130,153 83
2016/09/01 - $3,461 +8% 18 $192   $1,133,614 84
2016/09/02 - $896 -74% 13 $69   $1,134,510 85
2016/09/03 - $2,789 +211% 13 $215   $1,137,299 86
2016/09/04 - $2,332 -16% 13 $179   $1,139,631 87
2016/09/05 - $3,102 +33% 13 $239   $1,142,733 88
2016/09/06 - $755 -76% 13 $58   $1,143,488 89
2016/09/07 - $1,193 +58% 13 $92   $1,144,681 90
2016/09/08 - $537 -55% 13 $41   $1,145,218 91
2016/09/09 - $1,115 +108% 10 $112   $1,146,333 92
2016/09/10 - $1,379 +24% 10 $138   $1,147,712 93
2016/09/11 - $1,126 -18% 10 $113   $1,148,838 94
2016/09/12 - $1,102 -2% 10 $110   $1,149,940 95
2016/09/13 - $100 -91% 10 $10   $1,150,040 96
2016/09/14 - $100 n/c 10 $10   $1,150,140 97
2016/09/15 - $660 +560% 10 $66   $1,150,800 98
2016/09/16 - $766 +16% 13 $59   $1,151,566 99
2016/09/17 - $1,884 +146% 13 $145   $1,153,450 100
2016/09/18 - $1,790 -5% 13 $138   $1,155,240 101
2016/09/19 - $540 -70% 13 $42   $1,155,780 102
2016/09/20 - $1,259 +133% 13 $97   $1,157,039 103
2016/09/21 - $503 -60% 13 $39   $1,157,542 104
2016/09/22 - $817 +62% 13 $63   $1,158,359 105
2016/09/23 - $651 -20% 10 $65   $1,159,010 106
2016/09/24 - $1,888 +190% 10 $189   $1,160,898 107
2016/09/25 - $676 -64% 10 $68   $1,161,574 108
2016/09/26 - $186 -72% 10 $19   $1,161,760 109
2016/09/27 - $1,217 +554% 10 $122   $1,162,977 110
2016/09/28 - $977 -20% 10 $98   $1,163,954 111
2016/09/29 - $1,124 +15% 10 $112   $1,165,078 112

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2016/06/10 46 $37,365   10 $3,737   $37,365 7
2016/06/17 37 $49,258 +32% 11 $4,478   $86,623 14
2016/06/24 29 $151,435 +207% 43 $3,522   $238,058 21
2016/07/01 33 $184,188 +22% 61 $3,019   $422,246 28
2016/07/08 32 $229,945 +25% 77 $2,986   $652,191 35
2016/07/15 34 $175,780 -24% 82 $2,144   $827,971 42
2016/07/22 39 $135,819 -23% 81 $1,677   $963,790 49
2016/07/29 43 $66,367 -51% 50 $1,327   $1,030,157 56
2016/08/05 46 $39,222 -41% 37 $1,060   $1,069,379 63
2016/08/12 54 $20,871 -47% 21 $994   $1,090,250 70
2016/08/19 59 $19,713 -6% 20 $986   $1,109,963 77
2016/08/26 63 $23,651 +20% 18 $1,314   $1,133,614 84
2016/09/02 72 $11,604 -51% 13 $893   $1,145,218 91
2016/09/09 95 $5,582 -52% 10 $558   $1,150,800 98
2016/09/16 90 $7,559 +35% 13 $581   $1,158,359 105
2016/09/23 93 $6,719 -11% 10 $672   $1,165,078 112
2016/09/30 98 $4,136 -38% 9 $460   $1,169,214 119

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Date
Opening
Weekend
Opening
Weekend
Theaters
Maximum
Theaters
Theatrical
Engagements
Total
Box Office
Report
Date
Australia 1/6/2017 $4,974 4 4 13 $22,777 2/27/2017
New Zealand 3/17/2017 $3,234 15 16 31 $38,768 3/27/2017
South Korea 12/29/2016 $0 0 17 25 $24,365 2/10/2017
United Kingdom 11/18/2016 $1,717 8 8 8 $1,717 11/24/2016
 
International Total$87,627 3/27/2017

International Cumulative Box Office Records


Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records


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