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Le Violon rouge (1999)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $10,019,109Details
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Movie Details

Production Budget:$10,000,000
Domestic Releases: June 11th, 1999 (Wide) by Lionsgate, released as The Red Violin
Video Release: April 18th, 2000 by Universal Home Entertainment, released as Red Violin, The
MPAA Rating: R for some sexuality
Running Time: 126 minutes
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Keywords: Musicians
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Companies: Rhombus Media, Mikado
Production Countries: Canada

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 23rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 322 $45,402 Nov 12, 1999 157
Biggest 22nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 368 $49,544 Nov 5, 1999 150
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 388 $62,037 Oct 29, 1999 143
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 628 $28,911 Oct 22, 1999 136
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 704 $39,350 Oct 15, 1999 129
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 735 $53,613 Oct 8, 1999 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 867 $55,342 Oct 1, 1999 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 848 $88,941 Sep 24, 1999 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 795 $135,903 Sep 17, 1999 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 828 $163,411 Sep 10, 1999 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 446 $395,448 Sep 3, 1999 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,405 $114,683 Aug 27, 1999 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,436 $143,106 Aug 20, 1999 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,619 $160,195 Aug 13, 1999 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,773 $184,091 Aug 6, 1999 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,748 $274,651 Jul 30, 1999 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,010 $334,363 Jul 23, 1999 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,439 $394,032 Jul 16, 1999 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,842 $518,184 Jul 9, 1999 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,058 $884,708 Jul 2, 1999 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,905 $732,707 Jun 25, 1999 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,213 $181,749 Jun 18, 1999 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,259 $87,133 Jun 11, 1999 3

Cast

   Victoria
   Frederick Pope
Colm Feore    Auctioneer
Samuel L. Jackson    Charles Moritz
Carlo Cecchi    Nicolo Bussotti
Irene Grazioli    Anna Bussotti
Jean-Luc Bideau    Georges Poussin
Silvia Chang    Xiang Pei
Anita Laurenzi    Cesca
Christoph Koncz    Kaspar Weiss
Liu Zi Feng    Chou Yuan
Monique Mercure    Madame Leroux
Don McKellar    Evan Williams
Tommaso Puntelli    Apprentice
Aldo Brugnini    Assistant
Samuele Amighetti    Boy
Clothilde Mollet    Antoinette Poussin
Rainer Egger    Brother Christophe
Wolfgang Bock    Brother Michael
Florentin Groll    Anton Von Spielmann
Johannes Silberschneider    Father Richter
Arthur Denberg    Prince Mansfeld
Paul Koeker    Brother Gustav
Joseph Mairginter    Brother Franz
Johann Gotsch    Funeral Monk
Geza Hosszu-Legocky    Gypsy Violinist
David Alberman    Gypsy Violinist
Andrzej Matuszewski    Gypsy Violinist
Eva Marie Bryer    Sara
Dimitri Andreas    Gypsy Father
David Gant    Conductor
Stuart Ong    Manservant
Tao Hong    Comrade Chan Gong
Cao Kun Qi    Deputy
Han Xio Fei    Young Ming
Tan Zeng Wei    Guard
Zhou Zhi Qing    Senior Policeman
Wang Xiaoshuai    Junior Policeman
Qiao Zhi    Elderly Woman
Tang Ren    Young Xiang Pei
Lidou Lidou    Pawnbroker
Zhang Kai    Rally Speaker
Ireneusz Bogajewicz    Mr. Ruselsky
Julian Richings    Nicolas Olsberg
Russell Yuen    Older Ming
Sandra Oh    Madame Ming
Paula De Vasconcelos    Suzanne
Remy Girard    Customs Agent
Marie-Josee Gauthier    Hotel Concierge
Dany Laferriere    Cabby
Dorothee Berryman    Secretary
David La Haye    Handler
Gregory Hlady    Coat Attendant
Herman Meckler    Registrar
Sheena Macdonald    Ruselsky's Companion
Jody Shapiro    Autograph Seeker
James Bradford    Stagehand

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Don McKellar
Screenwriter    Francois Girard
Producer    Niv Fichman
Production Designer    Francois Seguin
Editor    Gaetan Huot
Composer    John Corigliano
Director of Photography    Alain Dostie
Co-Producer    Daniel Iron
Co-Producer    Giannandrea Pecorelli
Associate Producer    Danny Krausz
Line Producer    Barbara Shrier
Assistant Director (Main Unit)    Jennifer Jonas
Assistant Director (China)    David Webb
Assistant Director (Italy)    Olivier Gerard
Production Manager (Italy)    Tommaso Calevi
Production Manager (Vienna)    Robert Opratko
Production Manager (China)    Shen Xiyuan
Production Manager (Montreal)    Lucie Bouliane
Production Supervisor (Oxford)    Sophie Gardiner
Production Supervisor (China)    John Zhong
Art Director (Italy)    Emila Frigato
Art Director (Italy)    Susanne Quendler
Art Director (Oxford)    Marlyn John
Art Director (China)    Sun Weido
Set Decorator (Oxford)    Judy Farr
Set Decorator (Montreal)    Pierre Perreault
Additional Photography    Sylvaine Dufaux
Costume Designer    Renee April
Sound Mixer    Claude La Haye
Sound Mixer    Marcel Pothier
Re-recording Mixer    Hans Peter Strobl
Re-recording Mixer    Bernard Gariepy Strobl
Sound Effects Editor    Antoine Morin
Sound Designer    Marcel Pothier
Dialogue Editor    Carole Gagnon
Music Editor    Todd Kasow
Additional Music Editor    Guy Pelletier
Music Producer    Matthias Gohl
Casting Director    Deirdre Bowen
Additional Casting    Mary Selway
Additional Casting    Sylvie Brochere
Additional Casting    Rita Forzano
Additional Casting    Andrea Kenyon
Additional Casting    Lucie Robitaille
Casting (Vienna)    Markus Schleinzer
Casting (Vienna)    Daniela Stiebitz

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/06/11 41 $87,133   13 $6,703   $2,370,235 3
1999/06/18 27 $181,749 +109% 31 $5,863   $2,594,818 10
1999/06/25 12 $732,707 +303% 250 $2,931   $3,291,024 17
1999/07/02 12 $884,708 +21% 261 $3,390   $4,692,146 24
1999/07/09 14 $518,184 -41% 241 $2,150   $5,454,304 31
1999/07/16 21 $394,032 -24% 206 $1,913   $6,103,912 38
1999/07/23 25 $334,363 -15% 161 $2,077   $6,643,869 45
1999/07/30 27 $274,651 -18% 144 $1,907   $7,091,503 52
1999/08/06 34 $184,091 -33% 117 $1,573   $7,398,593 59
1999/08/13 36 $160,195 -13% 109 $1,470   $7,504,537 66
1999/08/20 39 $143,106 -11% 95 $1,506   $7,735,416 73
1999/08/27 44 $114,683 -20% 86 $1,334   $7,926,723 80
1999/09/03 29 $395,448 +245% 235 $1,683   $8,369,857 87
1999/09/10 40 $163,411 -59% 178 $918   $8,609,924 94
1999/09/17 39 $135,903 -17% 144 $944   $9,291,544 101
1999/09/24 45 $88,941 -35% 131 $679   $9,510,414 108
1999/10/01 50 $55,342 -38% 77 $719   $9,604,782 115
1999/10/08 50 $53,613 -3% 70 $766   $9,686,833 122
1999/10/15 56 $39,350 -27% 68 $579   $9,757,568 129
1999/10/22 63 $28,911 -27% 41 $705   $9,252,754 136
1999/10/29 47 $62,037 +115% 66 $940   $9,332,095 143
1999/11/05 52 $49,544 -20% 52 $953   $9,956,553 150
1999/11/12 56 $45,402 -8% 49 $927   $10,019,109 157

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/06/27 11 $230,000   250 $920   $3,291,024 17
1999/06/28 13 $78,366 -66% 250 $313   $3,369,390 18
1999/06/29 13 $86,250 +10% 250 $345   $3,455,640 19
1999/06/30 14 $77,238 -10% 250 $309   $3,532,878 20
1999/07/01 14 $83,668 +8% 250 $335   $3,616,546 21
1999/07/05 12 $237,160   261 $909   $2,340,235 25
1999/07/06 15 $71,353 -70% 261 $273   $2,411,588 26
1999/07/07 14 $70,418 -1% 261 $270   $2,482,006 27
1999/07/08 14 $75,000 +7% 261 $287   $2,557,006 28
1999/07/11 14 $160,000   239 $669   $5,454,304 31
1999/07/12 15 $51,061 -68% 239 $214   $5,505,365 32
1999/07/14 16 $60,209   239 $252   $3,315,202 34
1999/07/15 16 $60,088 n/c 239 $251   $3,375,290 35
1999/07/18 19 $123,000   205 $600   $3,798,000 38
1999/07/19 20 $39,412 -68% 205 $192   $3,837,872 39
1999/07/20 20 $46,610 +18% 205 $227   $3,884,482 40
1999/07/21 20 $47,950 +3% 205 $234   $3,932,432 41
1999/07/22 20 $49,173 +3% 205 $240   $3,981,605 42

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1999/06/11 43 $129,967   13 $9,997   $2,413,069 7
1999/06/18 39 $145,248 +12% 31 $4,685   $2,558,317 14
1999/06/25 11 $1,249,121 +760% 250 $4,996   $3,807,438 21
1999/07/02 13 $1,128,682 -10% 261 $4,324   $4,936,120 28
1999/07/09 17 $773,760 -31% 241 $3,211   $5,709,880 35
1999/07/16 23 $599,626 -23% 206 $2,911   $6,309,506 42
1999/07/23 28 $507,346 -15% 161 $3,151   $6,816,852 49
1999/07/30 29 $397,650 -22% 144 $2,761   $7,214,502 56
1999/08/06 45 $129,840 -67% 117 $1,110   $7,344,342 63
1999/08/13 38 $247,968 +91% 109 $2,275   $7,592,310 70
1999/08/20 40 $219,730 -11% 95 $2,313   $7,812,040 77
1999/08/27 45 $162,369 -26% 86 $1,888   $7,974,409 84
1999/09/03 30 $472,104 +191% 235 $2,009   $8,446,513 91
1999/09/10 22 $709,128 +50% 178 $3,984   $9,155,641 98
1999/09/17 35 $265,832 -63% 144 $1,846   $9,421,473 105
1999/09/24 46 $127,967 -52% 131 $977   $9,549,440 112
1999/10/01 49 $83,780 -35% 77 $1,088   $9,633,220 119
1999/10/08 48 $84,998 +1% 70 $1,214   $9,718,218 126
1999/10/22 55 $46,215   41 $1,127   $9,270,058 140
1999/10/29 18 $636,951 +1,278% 66 $9,651   $9,907,009 147
1999/11/05 51 $66,698 -90% 52 $1,283   $9,973,707 154
1999/11/12 64 $45,402 -32% 49 $927   $10,019,109 161