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Seven Years in Tibet (1997)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $37,945,884Details
International Box Office $93,500,000
Worldwide Box Office $131,445,884
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Movie Details

Production Budget:$70,000,000
Domestic Releases: October 8th, 1997 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some violent sequences
Running Time: 131 minutes
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Keywords: Religious
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Companies: Mandalay Entertainment, Applecross, Vanguard Films, Reperage
Production Countries: Argentina,
France,
United Kingdom,
United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 832 $38,517 Feb 6, 1998 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 814 $65,226 Jan 30, 1998 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 772 $105,020 Jan 23, 1998 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,798 $14,762 Jan 16, 1998 101
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,715 $26,178 Dec 19, 1997 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,297 $73,758 Dec 12, 1997 66
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,961 $150,778 Dec 5, 1997 59
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,818 $253,759 Nov 28, 1997 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,888 $387,910 Nov 21, 1997 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,454 $1,202,033 Nov 14, 1997 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,479 $2,003,129 Nov 7, 1997 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,449 $3,278,567 Oct 31, 1997 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,536 $4,715,925 Oct 24, 1997 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,755 $6,412,250 Oct 17, 1997 10
Biggest October Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 269 $10,020,378 Oct 10, 1997 3
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,824 $10,020,378 Oct 10, 1997 3
Widest Opening Weekend 2,095 2,103 Oct 10, 1997 3

Cast

   Heinrich Harrer
David Thewlis    Peter Aufschnaiter
B.D. Wong    Ngawang Jigme
Mako    Kungo Tsarong
Danny Denzongpa    Regent
Victor Wong    Chinese 'Amban'
Ingeborga Dapkunaite    Ingrid Harrer
Jamyang Jamtsho Wangchuk    Dalai Lama at 14 Years
Lhakpa Tsamchoe    Pema Lhaki
Jetsun Pema    Great Mother
Ama Ashe Dongtse    Tashi
Sonam Wangchuk    Dalai Lama at 8 Years
Dorjee Tsering    Dalai Lama at 4 Years
Ric Young    General Chang Jing Wu
Ngawang Chojor    Lord Chamberlain
Duncan Fraser    British Officer
Benedick Blythe    Nazi Official
Tom Raudaschl    Lutz Chicken
Wolfgang Tonninger    Hans Lobenhoffer
Samdup Dhargyal    The Garpon
Chemchok Chemchok    Garpon's Agent
Tenzin Jangchub    Declaration Monk Official
Angphurba Sherpa    Tibetan General
Tsering Wangdue    Burly Guide
Yama Nugdup Cheshatsang    Burly Guide
Kalsang Dhundop Lungtok    Ice-Skates Vendor
Sonam Bidhartsang    Jacket Vendor
Lama Champa Tsondu    Watch Vendor
Geshe Lobsang Nyma    Ling Rinpoche
Geshe Yeshi Tsultrim    Trijang Rinpoche
Lama Champa Chandu    Dalai Lama's Room Attendant
Pemba Norbu Sherpa    Young Sherpa
Karma Apo-Tsang    Messenger to Great Mother
Ngawang Tenzin Gyatso    Jokhang Monk Official
Choeden Tsering    Military Instuctor
Lama Jampa Lekshe    Monk Head of Security
Lama Thupten Nugdup    Head of Security's Aide
Daniel Tedeschi    Marchese
Gerardo Ebert    Horst Immendorf
Sebastian Zevalia    Younger Rolf Harrer
Philipp Kriechbaum    Older Rolf Harrer
Lobsang Gendun Rinpoche    Tibetan
Tenzin Gyaltsen Rinpoche    Tibetan
Sharpa Tulku Rinpoche    Tibetan
Zongra Tulku Rinpoche    Tibetan

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Becky Johnston
Story Creator    Heinrich Harrer
Producer    Jean-Jacques Annaud
Producer    John H. Williams
Producer    Iain Smith
Executive Producer    Richard Goodwin
Executive Producer    Michael Besman
Executive Producer    David Nichols
Production Designer    At Hoang
Editor    Noelle Boisson
Composer    John Williams
Director of Photography    Robert Fraisse
Associate Producer    Alisa Tager
Assistant Director    Mark Egerton
Second Unit Director    Allen Smith
Second Unit Director    Mark Egerton
Production Manager    Edmon Roch
Production Manager    Brent O'Connor
Art Director    Pierre Queffelean
Art Director    George Richardson
Set Decorator    Jim Erickson
Additional Photography    Allen Smith
Additional Photography    Dominique Gentil
Second Unit Camera    David Breashears
Special Effects Coordinator    Dean Lockwood
Digital Effects Supervisor    Philippe Montagny
Costume Designer    Enrico Sabbatini
Costume Supervisor    Paolo Scalabrino
Sound Mixer    Ken Weston
Sound Mixer    Rick Patton
Sound Mixer    Tim Worth
Re-recording Mixer    Dean Humphreys
Re-recording Mixer    Tim Cavagin
Re-recording Mixer    Mark Lafbery
Supervising Sound Editor    Peter Pennell
Sound Editor    Grahame Peters
Sound Editor    Tim Hands
Sound Editor    Julian Rodd
Dialogue Editor    Philip Alton
Music Editor    Ken Wannberg
Music Editor    Jeff Charbonneau
Make up    Paul Engelen
Hairstylist    Maria Teresa Corridoni
Casting Director    Priscilla John
Casting Director    Francine Maisler
Casting Director    Stuart Aikins
Casting Director    Lucky Englander
Casting Director    Fritz Fleischhacker
Stunt Coordinator    Nick Gillard

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/10/10 2 $10,020,378   2,103 $4,765   $10,066,508 3
1997/10/17 4 $6,412,250 -36% 2,103 $3,049   $19,752,365 10
1997/10/24 4 $4,715,925 -26% 2,103 $2,242   $26,306,590 17
1997/10/31 6 $3,278,567 -30% 2,103 $1,559   $31,024,041 24
1997/11/07 11 $2,003,129 -39% 1,562 $1,282   $34,069,860 31
1997/11/14 15 $1,202,033 -40% 968 $1,242   $36,110,878 38
1997/11/21 24 $387,910 -68% 512 $758   $36,788,214 45
1997/11/28 26 $253,759 -35% 296 $857   $37,217,962 52
1997/12/05 27 $150,778 -41% 316 $477   $37,416,715 59
1997/12/12 33 $73,758 -51% 191 $386   $37,517,500 66
1997/12/19 49 $26,178 -65% 86 $304   $37,555,985 73
1998/01/16 66 $14,762   57 $259   $37,653,790 101
1998/01/23 37 $105,020 +611% 445 $236   $37,762,974 108
1998/01/30 49 $65,226 -38% 295 $221   $37,848,997 115
1998/02/06 58 $38,517 -41% 213 $181   $37,901,509 122

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/10/08 - $27,245   3 $9,082   $27,245 1
1997/10/09 - $18,885 -31% 3 $6,295   $46,130 2
1997/10/10 2 $3,141,096 +16,533% 2,103 $1,494   $3,187,226 3
1997/10/12 2 $2,785,000   2,103 $1,324   $10,066,508 3
1997/10/13 2 $1,112,208 -60% 2,103 $529   $11,178,716 4
1997/10/14 2 $801,463 -28% 2,103 $381   $11,980,179 5
1997/10/15 2 $672,450 -16% 2,103 $320   $12,652,629 6
1997/10/16 2 $687,486 +2% 2,103 $327   $13,340,115 7
1997/10/17 4 $1,950,000 +184% 2,103 $927   $15,290,000 8
1997/10/18 4 $2,870,000 +47% 2,103 $1,365   $18,160,000 9
1997/10/19 4 $1,630,000 -43% 2,103 $775   $19,752,365 10
1997/10/20 4 $428,731 -74% 2,103 $204   $20,181,096 11
1997/10/21 4 $532,806 +24% 2,103 $253   $20,713,902 12
1997/10/22 3 $434,000 -19% 2,103 $206   $21,147,902 13
1997/10/23 3 $444,000 +2% 2,103 $211   $21,591,902 14
1997/10/24 5 $1,365,000 +207% 2,103 $649   $22,956,000 15
1997/10/25 4 $2,105,000 +54% 2,103 $1,001   $25,061,000 16
1997/10/26 3 $1,185,000 -44% 2,103 $563   $26,307,000 17
1997/10/27 5 $317,593 -73% 2,103 $151   $26,624,183 18
1997/10/28 4 $422,845 +33% 2,103 $201   $27,047,028 19
1997/10/29 3 $353,596 -16% 2,103 $168   $27,400,624 20
1997/10/30 3 $344,376 -3% 2,103 $164   $27,745,000 21
1997/10/31 6 $685,000 +99% 2,103 $326   $28,430,000 22
1997/11/01 6 $1,725,000 +152% 2,103 $820   $30,155,000 23
1997/11/02 6 $885,000 -49% 2,103 $421   $31,024,000 24
1997/11/03 6 $230,237 -74% 2,103 $109   $31,254,278 25
1997/11/04 6 $318,729 +38% 2,103 $152   $31,573,007 26
1997/11/05 6 $240,127 -25% 2,103 $114   $31,813,134 27
1997/11/06 6 $253,597 +6% 2,103 $121   $32,066,731 28
1997/11/07 10 $555,000 +119% 1,562 $355   $32,621,731 29
1997/11/08 10 $865,000 +56% 1,562 $554   $33,487,000 30
1997/11/09 9 $582,860 -33% 1,562 $373   $34,069,860 31
1997/11/10 11 $205,679 -65% 1,562 $132   $34,275,539 32
1997/11/11 10 $301,236 +46% 1,562 $193   $34,576,775 33
1997/11/12 9 $159,275 -47% 1,562 $102   $34,736,050 34
1997/11/13 9 $172,795 +8% 1,562 $111   $34,908,845 35

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/10/10 2 $13,293,985   2,103 $6,321   $13,340,115 9
1997/10/17 5 $8,250,550 -38% 2,103 $3,923   $21,590,665 16
1997/10/24 4 $6,154,809 -25% 2,103 $2,927   $27,745,474 23
1997/10/31 6 $4,321,257 -30% 2,103 $2,055   $32,066,731 30
1997/11/07 11 $2,842,114 -34% 1,562 $1,820   $34,908,845 37
1997/11/14 14 $1,491,459 -48% 968 $1,541   $36,400,304 44
1997/11/21 22 $563,899 -62% 512 $1,101   $36,964,203 51
1997/11/28 25 $301,734 -46% 296 $1,019   $37,265,937 58
1997/12/05 28 $177,805 -41% 316 $563   $37,443,742 65
1997/12/12 37 $86,065 -52% 191 $451   $37,529,807 72
1998/01/16 61 $18,926   57 $332   $37,657,954 107
1998/01/23 37 $125,817 +565% 445 $283   $37,783,771 114
1998/01/30 52 $79,221 -37% 295 $269   $37,862,992 121