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Plot for Peace (2013)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $7,051Details
International Box Office $19,273Details
Worldwide Box Office $26,324
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The untold story behind history, a well-kept secret behind the world-wide icon : Nelson Mandela’s release was a Plot for Peace. For the first time, heads of state, generals, diplomats, master spies and anti-apartheid fighters reveal how Africa’s front line states helped end apartheid. The improbable key to Mandela’s prison cell was a mysterious French businessman, dubbed “Monsieur Jacques” in classified correspondence. His trade secret was trust.


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office 13,932 $7,051
All Time International Box Office 8,259 $19,273
All Time Worldwide Box Office 15,500 $26,324
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 6,397 $7,051

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: October 31st, 2014 (Limited) by Trinity Film
International Releases: December 5th, 2013 (Wide) (Spain)
August 14th, 2015 (Wide) (Mexico)
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 84 minutes
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Keywords: South Africa, Apartheid, Political Prisoner, 1980s
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: African Oral History
Production Countries: South Africa

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 9,781 $1,849 Nov 7, 2014 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 4,926 $1,849 Nov 7, 2014 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 4,515 $925 Nov 7, 2014 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 11,338 $2,554 Oct 31, 2014 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 6,346 $2,554 Oct 31, 2014 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 6,075 $1,277 Oct 31, 2014 3
Theater Average Limited Release 29,973 $1,277 Oct 31, 2014 3
Top 2014 Theater Average Limited Release 1,218 $1,277 Oct 31, 2014 3
Never Wide Domestic 7,710 $7,051 Oct 31, 2014 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 11,112 $7,051 Oct 31, 2014 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 3,811 1 Oct 31, 2014 0


Thabo Mbeki    Himself
Joachim Chissano    Himself
Denis Sassou Nguesso    Himself
Pik Botha    Himself
Winnie Mandela    Herself
Jorge Risquet    Himself
Chester Crocker    Himself

Production and Technical Credits

Producer    Mandy Jacobson
Script Writer/Historical Consultant    Stephen Smith
Editor    Carlos Agullo
Composer    Antony Partos
Director of Photography    Rita Noriega
Director of Photography    Diego Ollivier
Song Writer    Jono Ma
Song Writer    Nik Yiannikas

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2014/10/31 91 $2,554   2 $1,277   $2,554 3
2014/11/07 89 $1,849 -28% 2 $925   $6,379 10

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2014/10/31 84 $4,530   3 $1,510   $4,530 7
2014/11/07 80 $2,521 -44% 3 $840   $7,051 14

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