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La guerre est déclarée (2012)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $46,225Details
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A new couple, Romeo and Juliette, must face the ultimate test when they discover their newborn child is very ill. Gathering their friends and family together, they confront the ordeal together as a form of warfare.


Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
86% - Certified Fresh
70% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: January 27th, 2012 (Limited) by IFC Films, released as Declaration of War
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 100 minutes
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Keywords: Terminal Illness, Same Role, Multiple Actors, Directing Yourself, Voiceover/Narration, Inspired by a True Story, Performing Arts, Doctors, Medical and Hospitals
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: France

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,842 $2,550 Mar 9, 2012 45
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,659 $4,008 Feb 24, 2012 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7,186 $4,727 Feb 17, 2012 24
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 8,716 $5,986 Feb 3, 2012 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 8,884 $12,791 Jan 27, 2012 3


Jeremie Elkaim    Romeo
Cesar Desseix    Adam 18 Months
Gabriel Elkaim    Adam 8 Years
Brigitte Sy    Claudia
Elina Lowensohn    Alex
Michele Moretti    Genevieve
Philippe Laudenbach    Philippe
Bastien Bouillon    Nikos
Beatrice de Stael    Dr. Prat
Anne de Stael    Dr. Fitoussi
Frederic Pierrot    Professor Sainte-Rose
Elisabeth Dion    Dr. Kalifa IG R

Production and Technical Credits

Producer    Edouard Weil
Screenwriter    Valérie Donzelli
Screenwriter    Jeremie Elkaim
DP    Sebastien Buckmann
Editor    Pauline Gaillard
Sound Designer    Andre Rigaut
Sound Editor    Sebastien Savin
Dialogue Editor    Ludovic Escallier
Mix    Laurent Gabiot
1st Assistant Director    Marie Weinberger
Wardrobe    Elisabeth Mehu
Make-up and Hair Designer    Valérie Donzelli
Sets    Gaelle Usandivaras
Casting and Child Coach    Karen Hottois
Line Producer    Serge Catoire
Production Manager & Studio Manager    Diego Urgoiti-Moinot

Per Theater Chart: Truth Above Beauty

January 31st, 2012

There was only one film to reach the $10,000 mark on the per theater chart this past weekend. An Inconsistant Truth opened with $20,733 in its lone theater, but with still no reviews, its long term chances are still unknown. The phrase, "preaching to the choir" does spring to mind. More...

Limited Releases are Looking To Oscars for Help

January 27th, 2012

The Oscars are drawing a lot of attention away from limited releases, as is normally the case this time of year. However, this week there is a film hoping the Oscar nominations will give them a boost. Albert Nobbs picked up three nods, which should give it a boost at the box office, but whether or not it is enough to overcome other obstacles it yet to be seen. More...

Compare this performance with other movies…

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/01/27 59 $12,791   6 $2,132   $12,791 3
2012/02/03 66 $5,986 -53% 4 $1,497   $25,692 10
2012/02/17 77 $4,727   7 $675   $34,181 24
2012/02/24 80 $4,008 -15% 11 $364   $41,092 31
2012/03/09 94 $2,550   8 $319   $46,225 45

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/01/27 55 $19,706   6 $3,284   $19,706 7
2012/02/03 66 $9,748 -51% 4 $2,437   $29,454 14
2012/02/17 76 $7,630   7 $1,090   $37,084 28
2012/02/24 80 $5,240 -31% 11 $476   $42,324 35
2012/03/09 101 $2,532   8 $317   $46,207 49

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