The Sound of Music

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $163,214,286Details
International Box Office $123,000,000
Worldwide Box Office $286,214,286
Further financial details...

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Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
85% - Certified Fresh
91% - Upright

Movie Details

Production Budget:$8,200,000
Domestic Releases: April, 1965 (Wide) by 20th Century Fox
Video Release: December 7th, 1992 by Fox Home Entertainment, released as The Sound of Music
Running Time: 174 minutes
Keywords: Widow/Widower
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction


Christopher Plummer    Captain Georg Von Trapp
Eleanor Parker    The Baroness
Richard Haydn    Max Detweiler
Peggy Wood    Mother Abbess
Charmian Carr    Liesl
Heather Menzies    Louisa
Nicholas Hamond    Friedrich
Duane Chase    Kurt
Angela Cartwright    Brigitta
Debbie Turner    Marta
Kym Karath    Gretl
Anne Lee    Sister Margaretta
Portia Nelson    Sister Berthe
Ben Wright    Herr Zeller
Danial Truhitte    Rolfe
Norma Varden    Frau Schmidt
Gill Stuart    Franz
Marni Nixon    Sister Sophia
Evadne Baker    Sister Bernice
Doris Lloyd    Baroness Ebberfie'd

Production and Technical Credits


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Daily Box Office Performance

Weekend Box Office Performance

Weekly US Blu-ray Sales

DateRankUnits this Week% ChangeTotal UnitsSpending this WeekTotal SpendingWeeks in Release
11/7/20102111,374 111,374$2,348,881$2,348,881935
11/14/2010559,182-47% 170,556$1,242,224$3,591,105936
11/21/2010553,321-10% 223,877$1,091,473$4,682,578937
12/5/20101048,076 281,863$947,102$5,824,907939
12/12/20101149,482+3% 331,345$918,394$6,743,301940
12/19/20101068,940+39% 400,285$1,249,876$7,993,177941
1/2/20111932,799 454,534$655,661$9,077,629943
1/9/20111419,449-41% 473,983$421,072$9,498,701944
3/20/20111310,944 561,516$218,763$11,248,420954
5/8/20111612,173 599,543$212,913$11,913,533961
3/25/20121319,634 857,744$485,558$18,298,9431,007
4/1/20121322,113 879,857$430,321$18,729,2641,008
12/16/20122040,426 1,036,093$681,177$21,361,8191,045
12/8/20131563,309 1,178,565$1,064,225$23,676,3221,096
12/15/20131372,829 1,251,394$1,125,931$24,802,2531,097
12/22/20131598,667 1,350,061$1,676,357$26,478,6101,098
12/29/20131567,464 1,417,525$1,146,214$27,624,8241,099
1/12/20142017,632 1,454,398$424,759$28,513,1031,101

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