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Winnie Mandela (2013)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $61,847Details
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Winnie Mandela is an story of love, sacrifice and courage. Moving from a remote tribal village to Johannesburg, South Africa, a proud young Winnie soon found love with a rising political star, Nelson Mandela. When Nelson was imprisoned for protesting the brutal Apartheid government, Winnie worked tirelessly to win his freedom and to carry on his message of peace and equality. Her struggle to keep the Mandela dream alive was rewarded by years of persecution and imprisonment, including 18 months of solitary confinement. Throughout, her resolve to fight for her freedom, her family and her country never wavered. Her leadership and unconquerable spirit caught the attention of the world and earned her the name "the mother of the nation.


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office 11,379 $61,847
All Time Worldwide Box Office 14,312 $61,847
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies 4,281 $61,847
All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies 3,623 $61,847
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies 3,963 $61,847

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Movie Details

Production Budget:$15,000,000
Domestic Releases: September 6th, 2013 (Limited) by Image Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for some violence and language.
(Rating bulletin 2279, 7/3/2013)
Running Time: 103 minutes
Comparisons: vs. Hidden Figures
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Keywords: Biography, Political, Dysfunctional Family, Apartheid, Civil Disobedience, Prison, Government Corruption, Infidelity, Relationships Gone Wrong
Source:Based on Factual Book/Article
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Companies: Equinoxe Films, Industrial Development of South Africa, National Empowerment Fund, The Movie Network, Movie Central
Production Countries: Canada,
South Africa

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 6,728 $61,847 Sep 6, 2013 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 1,926 $61,847 Sep 6, 2013 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 5,437 $1,933 Sep 6, 2013 3
Theater Average Limited Release 20,380 $1,933 Sep 6, 2013 3
Top 2013 Theater Average Limited Release 692 $1,933 Sep 6, 2013 3
Never Wide Domestic 5,231 $61,847 Sep 6, 2013 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 8,718 $61,847 Sep 6, 2013 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 5,999 0 Sep 6, 2013 0


   Winnie Mandela
   Nelson Mandela
Elias Koteas    De Vries
Wendy Crewson    Mary Botha

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Andre Pieterse
Screenwriter    Darrell Roodt
Story Creator    Anne Marie du Preez Bezdrob
Producer    Andre Pieterse
Producer    Michael Mosca
Executive Producer    Ellen Wander
Executive Producer    Geoffrey Qhena
Editor    Sylvain Lebel
Director of Photography    Mario Janelle
Composer    Laurent Eyquem

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2013/09/06 49 $61,847   32 $1,933   $61,847 3

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

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