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Toni Erdmann (2016)

Toni Erdmann
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $157,807Details
International Box Office $730,981Details
Worldwide Box Office $888,788
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Winfried doesn’t see much of his working daughter Ines. The suddenly student-less music teacher decides to surprise her with a visit after the death of his old dog. It’s an awkward move because serious career woman Ines is working on an important project as a corporate strategist in Bucharest. The geographical change doesn’t help the two to see more eye to eye. Practical joker Winfried loves to annoy his daughter with corny pranks. What’s worse are his little jabs at her routine lifestyle of long meetings, hotel bars and performance reports. Father and daughter reach an impasse, and Winfried agrees to return home to Germany. Enter flashy “Toni Erdmann” — Winfried’s smooth-talking alter ego. Disguised in a tacky suit, weird wig and even weirder fake teeth, Toni barges into Ines’ professional life, claiming to be her CEO’s life coach. As Toni, Winfried is bolder and doesn't hold back, but Ines meets the challenge. The harder they push, the closer they become. In all the madness, Ines begins to understand that her eccentric father might deserve some place in her life after all.


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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: December 25th, 2016 (Limited) by Sony Pictures Classics
International Releases: August 26th, 2016 (Wide), released as Tonis Erdmanas (Lithuania)
October 14th, 2016 (Wide) (Czech Republic)
October 28th, 2016 (Wide) (Slovakia)
November 10th, 2016 (Limited) (Netherlands)
December 3rd, 2016 (Wide) (South Korea)
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Video Release: April 11th, 2017 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for strong sexual content, graphic nudity, language and brief drug use.
(Rating bulletin 2441 (Cert #50662), 9/7/2016)
Running Time: 162 minutes
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Keywords: Dysfunctional Family, Father and Daughter, Germany
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Komplizen, Coop99, KNM, Missing Link Films, SWR, WDR, Arte
Production Countries: Germany

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,429 $31,416 Jan 6, 2017 15
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,634 $42,000 Dec 30, 2016 8


   Winfried/Toni Erdmann
Michael Wittenborn    Henneberg
Thomas Loibl    Gerald
Trystan Putter    Tim
Hadewych Minis    Tatjana
Lucy Russell    Steph
Ingrid Bisu    Anca
Vlad Ivanov    Illiescu
Victoria Cocias    Flavia

Production and Technical Credits

Producer    Janine Jackowski
Producer    Jonas Dornbach
Producer    Maren Ade
Producer    Michel Merkt
Screenwriter    Maren Ade
Editor    Parplies Heike
Director of Photography    Patrick Orth
Co-Producer    Bruno Wagner
Co-Producer    Antonin Svoboda

2016 - Awards Season: BAFTA - Nominations

January 11th, 2017

La La Land

The BAFTA nominations were announced and it should come as no surprise what film lead the way... La La Land with 11 nominations, Nocturnal Animals and Arrival are tied for second with nine nominations a piece. More...

Theater Averages: The New Year has a Patriotic Start

January 10th, 2017

Patriots Day

The theater average chart was dominated by holdovers, as is the norm this time of year. The top film was Patriots Day with an average of $14,972 in seven theaters. This bodes very well for its wide expansion next weekend. 20th Century Women is becoming a sleeper hit earning an average of $13,047 in ten theaters. This is one of those films that should be earning more Awards Season buzz, but I fear it has slipped between the cracks. Toni Erdmann and Paterson were neck-and-neck with averages of $10,472 and $10,205 respectively. More...

Theater Averages: Hidden Stands Out with Average of $34,329

January 4th, 2017

Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures rose to first place during its first full weekend of release with an average of $34,329 in 25 theaters. It already has more than $2 million and it expands wide on Friday. 20th Century Women was next with an average of $27,800 in four theaters. It isn’t a major player during Awards Season, but it is picking up enough nominations to help it stick around in theaters. Patriots Day was down just 8% earning an average of $21,117 in seven theaters. Last week’s winner, Silence, fell to an average of $20,827 in four theaters. If it has a similar drop next week, it will put its wide release in jeopardy. The best limited release of the week was Paterson, which earned an average of $17,334 in four theaters. Toni Erdmann earned an average of $14,000 in three theaters during its first full week of release. La La Land continues to expand, but remained in the $10,000 club with an average of $12,738. The overall number one film, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, was next with an average of $11,934, while the second place film, Sing, was right behind with an average of $10,647. More...

Limited and VOD Releases: Which Releases will Make some Noise?

December 23rd, 2016


There are a number of limited releases coming out this week spread from Wednesday through Sunday. This includes several that are aiming for Awards Season glory: 20th Century Women, Hidden Figures, Silence, and others. There might be too many great films on this week's list, which means some will not live up to their box office potential. More...

2016 - Awards Season: Golden Globes - Nominations

December 12th, 2016

La La Land

The Golden Globes nominations were announced and we are starting to see a few names pop up over and over again. La La Land led the way with seven nominations, but Moonlight was right behind with six and Manchester by the Sea earned five. You will be hearing those three names over and over and over again this Awards Season. More...

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2016/12/30 38 $42,000   3 $14,000   $99,000 8
2017/01/06 41 $31,416 -25% 3 $10,472   $157,807 15

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2016/12/23 43 $56,762   3 $18,921   $56,762 5
2016/12/30 40 $69,629 +23% 3 $23,210   $126,391 12

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Box Office
Czech Republic 10/14/2016 $0 0 15 34 $26,103 11/10/2016
Lithuania 8/26/2016 $3,659 14 14 46 $10,999 11/15/2016
Netherlands 11/10/2016 $88,698 38 39 287 $666,051 1/19/2017
Slovakia 10/28/2016 $3,314 19 19 21 $9,446 1/12/2017
Slovenia 12/16/2016 $4,720 7 7 10 $16,104 12/28/2016
South Korea 12/3/2016 $0 0 0 0 $2,278 12/9/2016
International Total$730,981 1/19/2017

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