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Un monstruo de mil cabezas (2016)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $24,852Details
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When Sonia receives the news that her husband’s cancer has progressed to a terminal stage, she races to secure the insurance company approval for the care that can help him. Met with indifference and negligence at every turn, Sonia’s desperation triggers a primal survival instinct as a series of increasingly violent confrontations unfold.


Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
90% - Fresh
89% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: May 13th, 2016 (Limited) by Music Box Films, released as A Monster with a Thousand Heads
Video Release: August 9th, 2016 by Music Box Films Video, released as A Monster with a Thousand Heads
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 75 minutes
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Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Music Box Films, Buenaventura Cine, FIDECINE, Rio Negro, Eficine, Edenred, Grupo Herdez, Grupo Altavista, Revolution 435 D&C Cinema Maquina
Production Countries: Mexico

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest 9th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,078 $1,236 Jul 8, 2016 59
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7,164 $1,195 Jun 10, 2016 31
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 8,601 $1,472 May 27, 2016 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 8,790 $5,320 May 20, 2016 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 10,976 $3,182 May 13, 2016 3


   Sonia Bonet
Sebastian Aguirre    Dario
Hugo Albores    Dr. Villalba
Fernando Alvarez Rebeil   
Miriam Balderas   
Francisco Barreiro   
Maru Bravo   
Alexandra Cardenas   
Jose Carriedo   
Ilya Cazes    Notary
Marisol Centeno   
Daniel Cubillo   
Emilio Echevarria    Sandoval
Ermando Espitia   
Veronica Falcon    Lorena Morgan
Angel Flores   
Daniel Gimenez Cacho    Nicolas Pietro
Noe Hernandez    Night Guard
Nora Huerta    Lilia
Ursula Pruneda   
Harold Torres   

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Laura Santullo
Original Story by    Laura Santullo
Producer    Rodrigo Pla
Producer    Sandino Saravia
Co-Producer    Matthias Ehrenberg
Co-Producer    Ricardo Kleinbaum
Co-Producer    Luis Diaz
Associate Producer    Laura Santullo
Associate Producer    Yamandu Rodriguez
Cinematographer    Odei Zabaleta
Art Director    Barbara Enriquez
Art Director    Alejandro García
Costume Designer    Malena De La Riva
Sound Mixer    Axel Munoz
Sound Designer    Alejandro De Icaza
Composer    Jacobo Lieberman
Composer    Leonardo Heiblum
Editor    Miguel Schverdfinger

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2016/05/13 77 $3,182   2 $1,591   $3,182 3
2016/05/20 67 $5,320 +67% 4 $1,330   $10,913 10
2016/05/27 78 $1,472 -72% 3 $491   $14,476 17
2016/06/10 84 $1,195   5 $239   $18,069 31
2016/07/08 78 $1,236   1 $1,236   $24,852 59

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2016/05/13 84 $4,875   2 $2,438   $5,593 7
2016/05/20 74 $7,411 +52% 4 $1,853   $13,004 14
2016/06/10 89 $2,136   5 $427   $19,010 35
2016/06/17 76 $3,481 +63% 4 $870   $22,491 42
2016/07/08 96 $1,236   1 $1,236   $24,852 63

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