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Whisky Galore (2017)

Whisky Galore
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $20,015Details
International Box Office $608,065Details
Worldwide Box Office $628,080
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The SS Politician was an 8000-ton cargo ship sailing for Kingston, Jamaica and New Orleans with a cargo including 28,000 cases of malt whisky. On 5 February 1941, during gale force winds, she ran aground off the Island of Eriskay in the Outer Hebrides.


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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: May 12th, 2017 (Limited) by Arrow Releasing
International Releases: January 6th, 2017 (Wide) (New Zealand)
May 5th, 2017 (Wide) (United Kingdom)
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 98 minutes
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Keywords: Scotland, Life in a Small Town, Smuggler, World War II, Remake, Shipwreck
Genre:Romantic Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Companies: Whisky Galore Movie LTD, StudioCanal
Production Countries: United Kingdom


   Joseph Macroon
   Captain Wagget
Sean Biggerstaff    Sergeant Odd
   Peggy Macroon
Kevin Guthrie    George
Ellie Kendrick    Catriona Macroon
James Cosmo    Macalister the Minister
Tim Pigott-Smith    Woolsey
Iain Robertson    Sammy
Fenella Woolgar    Dolly

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Peter McDougall
Producer    Ian Maclean
Producer    Alan J. Wands
Executive Producer    Peter Drayne
Executive Producer    Michael Ryan
Director of Photography    Nigel Willoughby
Production Designer    Andy Harris
Editor    Anne Sopal
Costume Designer    Gill Horn
Composer    Patrick Doyle
Casting Director    John Hubbard
Casting Director    Ros Hubbard

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2017/05/12 85 $1,918   2 $959   $1,918 7
2017/05/19 75 $1,910 n/c 2 $955   $3,828 14
2017/05/26 69 $3,266 +71% 2 $1,633   $7,094 21
2017/06/02 76 $4,245 +30% 4 $1,061   $11,339 28
2017/06/16 80 $1,897   2 $949   $15,624 42
2017/06/23 79 $1,989 +5% 1 $1,989   $17,613 49
2017/06/30 94 $264 -87% 1 $264   $17,877 56
2017/07/21 85 $1,408   1 $1,408   $19,285 77
2017/08/04 82 $730   1 $730   $20,015 91

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Box Office
New Zealand 1/6/2017 $25,067 28 36 343 $166,657 4/18/2017
United Kingdom 5/5/2017 $63,721 43 94 319 $441,408 8/9/2017
International Total$608,065 8/9/2017

International Cumulative Box Office Records

Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records

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