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Brazil


The Numbers Rating: 2.00 (2 votes) Rate it - Rating Details
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 98% - Fresh
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $9,929,135
For full financial breakdown, please contact our research team.
Production Budget:$15,000,000
Theatrical Release: December 18th, 1985 (Wide) by Universal
Video Release: December 4th, 2012 by Criterion
MPAA Rating: R
Keywords: Dystopia, Film Noir, Visual Effects, Government Bureaucracy, Intentionally Anachronistic, Dream Sequence, Surprise Twist
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Black Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy
Running Time:136 minutes

Synopsis

Sam Lowery, a lowly government employee, imagines a fantasy world where he battles to win the girl of his dreams. When the girl appears in real life, Sam tries to seek her out, and his life becomes ever more complicated and dangerous.

Cast

Jonathan Pryce    Sam Lowry
Kim Greist    Jill Layton
Michael Palin    Jack Lint
Robert De Niro    Archibald "Harry" Tuttle
Katherine Helmond    Mrs. Ida Lowry
Bob Hoskins    Spoor
Derrick O'Connor    Dowser
Ian Holm    Mr. Kurtzmann
Jim Broadbent    Dr. Jaffe
Ian Richardson    Mr. Warrenn
Peter Vaughan    Mr. Helpmann
Brian Miller    Mr. Buttle
Barbara Hicks    Mrs. Alma Terrain
Charles McKeown    Harvey Lime
Kathryn Pogson    Shirley
Bryan Pringle    Spiro (Waiter)
Sheila Reid    Mrs. Buttle
Derek Deadman    Bill (Dept. of Works)
Nigel Planer    Charlie (Dept. of Works)
Gorden Kaye    M.O.I. Lobby Porter
Jack Purvis    Dr. Chapman
Elizabeth Spender    Alison/"Barbara" Lint
Myrtle Devenish    Typist in Jack's Office
Holly Gilliam    Holly Lint
Roger Ashton-Griffiths    Priest
Terry Gilliam    Smoking man at Shang-ri La Towers

Production and Technical Credits

Composer    Michael Kamen
Director    Terry Gilliam

Weekend Chart Record

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1985/12/20 23 $30,099   1 $30,099   $37,593 5
1985/12/27 25 $56,263 +87% 2 $28,132   $143,181 12
1986/01/03 25 $61,759 +10% 3 $20,586   $265,364 19
1986/01/10 23 $111,126 +80% 5 $22,225   $397,989 26
1986/01/17 27 $202,721 +82% 10 $20,272   $717,653 33
1986/01/24 25 $156,744 -23% 10 $15,674   $990,712 40
1986/01/31 23 $184,692 +18% 15 $12,313   $1,259,962 47
1986/02/07 17 $583,625 +216% 145 $4,025   $1,917,244 54
1986/02/14 16 $713,625 +22% 173 $4,125   $2,858,932 61
1986/02/21 15 $602,775 -16% 171 $3,525   $3,653,240 68
1986/02/28 17 $471,200 -22% 155 $3,040   $4,317,754 75
1986/03/07 18 $415,200 -12% 120 $3,460   $4,914,304 82