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Sunset Song (2015)

Sunset Song poster
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $159,714Details
International Box Office $1,298,615Details
Worldwide Box Office $1,458,329
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Synopsis

The film takes place during the early years of the twentieth century, with the conflicts and choices a young woman experiences reflecting the struggle between tradition and change; a struggle that continues to resonate today. Set in a rural community, Sunset Song is driven by the young heroine Chris and her intense passion for life, for the unsettling Ewan and for the unforgiving land. The First World War reaches out from afar, bringing the modern world to bear on the community in the harshest possible way, yet in a final moment of grace, Chris endures, now a woman of remarkable strength who is able to draw from the ancient land in looking to the future.

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office 10,100 $159,714
All Time International Box Office 5,443 $1,298,615
All Time Worldwide Box Office 9,491 $1,458,329
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 3,267 $159,714
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 3,270 $159,714
All Time International Box Office for R Movies 1,665 $1,298,615
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 2,765 $1,458,329

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: May 13th, 2016 (Limited) by Magnolia Pictures
International Releases: December 4th, 2015 (Wide) (United Kingdom)
March 30th, 2016 (Wide) (France)
July 22nd, 2016 (Wide) (Spain)
September 2nd, 2016 (Wide) (Australia)
December 2nd, 2016 (Wide) (New Zealand)
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MPAA Rating: R for sexuality, nudity and some violence.
(Rating bulletin 2421 (Cert #50414), 4/20/2016)
Running Time: 135 minutes
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Keywords: 1910s, Coming of Age, Life on a Farm, War, World War I, Romance, Scotland, Non-Chronological, New Year's Day, Suicide, Twins, Voiceover/Narration
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Companies: Magnolia Pictures, Hurricane Films, Iris Productions, SellOutPictures, BFI, Film Fund Luxembourg, Creative Scotland, BBC Scotland
Production Countries: Luxembourg,
United Kingdom

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest Domestic 15th Weekend 2,703 $1,226 Aug 19, 2016 101
Biggest 15th Weekend Limited Release 1,279 $1,226 Aug 19, 2016 101
Theater Average 15th Weekend Limited Release 1,029 $613 Aug 19, 2016 101
Biggest Domestic 14th Weekend 3,383 $268 Aug 12, 2016 94
Biggest 14th Weekend Limited Release 1,727 $268 Aug 12, 2016 94
Theater Average 14th Weekend Limited Release 1,620 $268 Aug 12, 2016 94
Biggest Domestic 13th Weekend 3,793 $135 Aug 5, 2016 87
Biggest 13th Weekend Limited Release 1,922 $135 Aug 5, 2016 87
Theater Average 13th Weekend Limited Release 1,895 $135 Aug 5, 2016 87
Biggest Domestic 12th Weekend 3,829 $1,261 Jul 29, 2016 80
Biggest 12th Weekend Limited Release 1,759 $1,261 Jul 29, 2016 80
Theater Average 12th Weekend Limited Release 1,723 $420 Jul 29, 2016 80
Biggest Domestic 11th Weekend 3,801 $4,005 Jul 22, 2016 73
Biggest 11th Weekend Limited Release 1,508 $4,005 Jul 22, 2016 73
Theater Average 11th Weekend Limited Release 1,468 $668 Jul 22, 2016 73
Biggest Domestic 10th Weekend 4,533 $1,991 Jul 15, 2016 66
Biggest 10th Weekend Limited Release 1,945 $1,991 Jul 15, 2016 66
Theater Average 10th Weekend Limited Release 1,655 $664 Jul 15, 2016 66
Biggest Domestic 9th Weekend 4,779 $3,102 Jul 8, 2016 59
Biggest 9th Weekend Limited Release 1,959 $3,102 Jul 8, 2016 59
Theater Average 9th Weekend Limited Release 1,907 $620 Jul 8, 2016 59
Biggest Domestic 8th Weekend 5,022 $4,559 Jul 1, 2016 52
Biggest 8th Weekend Limited Release 1,942 $4,559 Jul 1, 2016 52
Theater Average 8th Weekend Limited Release 2,190 $570 Jul 1, 2016 52
Biggest Domestic 7th Weekend 5,526 $4,918 Jun 24, 2016 45
Biggest 7th Weekend Limited Release 2,143 $4,918 Jun 24, 2016 45
Theater Average 7th Weekend Limited Release 2,440 $615 Jun 24, 2016 45
Biggest Domestic 6th Weekend 5,534 $11,505 Jun 17, 2016 38
Biggest 6th Weekend Limited Release 1,914 $11,505 Jun 17, 2016 38
Theater Average 6th Weekend Limited Release 2,318 $822 Jun 17, 2016 38
Biggest Domestic 5th Weekend 6,977 $2,426 Jun 10, 2016 31
Biggest 5th Weekend Limited Release 2,986 $2,426 Jun 10, 2016 31
Theater Average 5th Weekend Limited Release 3,281 $404 Jun 10, 2016 31
Biggest Domestic 4th Weekend 6,596 $12,089 Jun 3, 2016 24
Biggest 4th Weekend Limited Release 2,426 $12,089 Jun 3, 2016 24
Theater Average 4th Weekend Limited Release 3,302 $672 Jun 3, 2016 24
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 7,081 $15,240 May 27, 2016 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 2,640 $15,240 May 27, 2016 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 3,378 $1,016 May 27, 2016 17
Biggest Domestic 2nd Weekend 7,631 $17,651 May 20, 2016 10
Biggest 2nd Weekend Limited Release 2,953 $17,651 May 20, 2016 10
Theater Average 2nd Weekend Limited Release 3,478 $1,765 May 20, 2016 10
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 8,928 $12,995 May 13, 2016 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 4,000 $12,995 May 13, 2016 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 3,506 $4,332 May 13, 2016 3
Theater Average Limited Release 7,794 $4,332 May 13, 2016 3
Top 2016 Theater Average Limited Release 333 $4,332 May 13, 2016 3
Never Wide Domestic 4,025 $159,714 May 13, 2016 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 7,535 $159,714 May 13, 2016 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 1,907 16 May 13, 2016 0

Cast

   Chris Guthrie
   John Guthrie
   Ewan Tavendale
Jim Sweeney    Preacher
Ian Pirie    Chae Strachan
Niall Greig Fulton    John Brigson
Hugh Ross    Inspector
Jack Greenlees    Will Guthrie
Tom Duncan    McIvor
David Ganly    Tinker

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Terence Davies
Based on the novel by    Lewis Grassic Gibbon
Producer    Roy Boulter
Producer    Sol Papadopoulos
Producer    Nicolas Steil
Executive Producer    Bob Last
Co-Executive Producer    Alice de Sousa
Director of Photography    Michael McDonough
Editor    David Charap
Line Producer    Victoria Dabbs
Production Designer    Andy Harris
Art Director    Margaret Horspool
Art Director    Diana van de Vossenberg
Set Decorator    Sylvia Kasel
Composer    Gast Walzing
Costume Designer    Uli Simon
Make-up and Hair Designer    Katja Reinert
Sound Recordist    Marc Thill

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2016/05/13 57 $12,995   3 $4,332   $12,995 3
2016/05/20 52 $17,651 +36% 10 $1,765   $41,591 10
2016/05/27 46 $15,240 -14% 15 $1,016   $68,624 17
2016/06/03 45 $12,089 -21% 18 $672   $90,508 24
2016/06/10 75 $2,426 -80% 6 $404   $98,403 31
2016/06/17 53 $11,505 +374% 14 $822   $111,448 38
2016/06/24 66 $4,918 -57% 8 $615   $126,268 45
2016/07/01 64 $4,559 -7% 8 $570   $133,875 52
2016/07/08 72 $3,102 -32% 5 $620   $140,771 59
2016/07/15 79 $1,991 -36% 3 $664   $144,586 66
2016/07/22 71 $4,005 +101% 6 $668   $149,849 73
2016/07/29 79 $1,261 -69% 3 $420   $156,107 80
2016/08/05 87 $135 -89% 1 $135   $157,313 87
2016/08/12 101 $268 +99% 1 $268   $157,851 94
2016/08/19 88 $1,226 +357% 2 $613   $159,257 101

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2016/05/13 55 $23,940   3 $7,980   $23,940 7
2016/05/20 52 $29,444 +23% 10 $2,944   $53,384 14
2016/05/27 47 $25,035 -15% 14 $1,788   $78,419 21
2016/06/03 49 $17,558 -30% 19 $924   $95,977 28
2016/06/10 79 $3,966 -77% 7 $567   $99,943 35
2016/06/17 51 $21,407 +440% 14 $1,529   $121,350 42
2016/06/24 68 $7,966 -63% 3 $2,655   $129,316 49
2016/07/01 69 $8,353 +5% 9 $928   $137,669 56
2016/07/08 75 $4,926 -41% 5 $985   $142,595 63
2016/07/15 81 $3,249 -34% 4 $812   $145,844 70
2016/07/22 73 $9,002 +177% 7 $1,286   $154,846 77
2016/07/29 91 $2,332 -74% 4 $583   $157,178 84
2016/08/05 99 $405 -83% 1 $405   $157,583 91
2016/08/12 104 $448 +11% 1 $448   $158,031 98
2016/08/19 95 $1,683 +276% 2 $842   $159,714 105

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Date
Opening
Weekend
Opening
Weekend
Theaters
Maximum
Theaters
Theatrical
Engagements
Total
Box Office
Report
Date
Australia 9/2/2016 $51,721 17 18 113 $214,497 11/21/2016
France 3/30/2016 $64,465 30 30 30 $64,465 6/9/2016
New Zealand 12/2/2016 $14,196 22 22 77 $71,636 1/9/2017
Spain 7/22/2016 $58,586 38 39 146 $209,444 9/15/2016
United Kingdom 12/4/2015 $171,995 80 80 235 $738,573 6/9/2016
 
International Total$1,298,615 1/9/2017

International Cumulative Box Office Records


Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records


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