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Lord of War


The Numbers Rating: 6.22 (9 votes) Rate it - Rating Details
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 61% - Fresh
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $24,149,632
International Box Office$37,992,997
Worldwide Box Office$62,142,629
For full financial breakdown, please contact our research team.
Production Budget:$42,000,000
Theatrical Release: September 16th, 2005 (Wide) by Lionsgate
Video Release: January 17th, 2006 by Lionsgate Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for strong violence, drug use, language and sexuality
Keywords: Child Soldier, Voiceover/Narration, Breaking the Fourth Wall, Mid-Life Crisis, Blood Diamonds
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Synopsis

Lord of War an action adventure story set in the world of international arms dealing.

The film, based on fact, follows the globetrotting exploits of arms dealer Yuri Orlov (Nicolas Cage). Through some of the deadliest war zones, Yuri struggles to stay one step ahead of a relentless Interpol agent (Ethan Hawke), his business rivals, even some of his customers who include many of the world's most notorious dictators. Finally, Yuri must also face his own conscience.

Cast

Nicolas Cage    Yuri Orlov
Jared Leto    Vitaly Orlov
Bridget Moynahan    Ava Fontaine
Ian Holm    Simeon Weisz
Eamonn Walker    Baptiste Senior
Sammi Rotibi    Baptiste Junior
Ethan Hawke    Valentine
Donald Sutherland    Colonel Oliver Southern

Production and Technical Credits

Director    Andrew Niccol
Cinematographer    Amir Mokri

Weekend Chart Record

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2005/09/16 3 $9,390,144   2,814 $3,337   $9,390,144 3
2005/09/23 6 $5,034,906 -46% 2,814 $1,789   $17,382,050 10
2005/09/30 11 $2,462,153 -51% 2,125 $1,159   $21,642,637 17
2005/10/07 18 $680,766 -72% 550 $1,238   $23,276,743 24
2005/10/14 28 $225,867 -67% 194 $1,164   $23,820,517 31
2005/10/21 43 $116,316 -49% 88 $1,322   $24,033,036 38
2005/10/28 55 $43,693 -62% 45 $971   $24,127,895 45

Daily Chart Record

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2005/09/16 3 $3,131,489   2,814 $1,113   $3,131,489 1
2005/09/17 3 $3,802,177 +21% 2,814 $1,351   $6,933,666 2
2005/09/18 3 $2,456,478 -35% 2,814 $873   $9,390,144 3
2005/09/19 3 $787,105 -68% 2,814 $280   $10,177,249 4
2005/09/20 3 $832,072 +6% 2,814 $296   $11,009,321 5
2005/09/21 3 $673,293 -19% 2,814 $239   $11,682,614 6
2005/09/22 3 $664,530 -1% 2,814 $236   $12,347,144 7
2005/09/23 6 $1,459,203 +120% 2,814 $519   $13,806,347 8
2005/09/24 6 $2,146,444 +47% 2,814 $763   $15,952,791 9
2005/09/25 6 $1,429,259 -33% 2,814 $508   $17,382,050 10
2005/09/26 5 $478,546 -67% 2,814 $170   $17,860,596 11
2005/09/27 5 $459,164 -4% 2,814 $163   $18,319,760 12
2005/09/28 4 $425,193 -7% 2,814 $151   $18,744,953 13
2005/09/29 4 $435,531 +2% 2,814 $155   $19,180,484 14
2005/09/30 11 $706,751 +62% 2,125 $333   $19,887,235 15
2005/10/01 11 $1,049,119 +48% 2,125 $494   $20,936,354 16
2005/10/02 11 $706,283 -33% 2,125 $332   $21,642,637 17
2005/10/03 10 $234,874 -67% 2,125 $111   $21,877,511 18
2005/10/04 10 $256,552 +9% 2,125 $121   $22,134,063 19
2005/10/05 10 $225,959 -12% 2,125 $106   $22,360,022 20
2005/10/06 10 $235,955 +4% 2,125 $111   $22,595,977 21
2005/10/10 18 $110,977   550 $202   $23,387,720 25

Worldwide Weekly Chart Record

DateRank Gross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal Gross
2005-09-22 5 $12,347,144   2,814 $4,388 $12,347,144
2005-09-29 9 $6,833,340 -44.66% 2,814 $2,428 $19,180,484
2005-10-06 20 $3,415,493 -50.02% 2,125 $1,607 $22,595,977
2005-10-13 34 $998,673 -70.76% 550 $1,816 $23,594,650
2005-10-20 22 $2,519,174 +152.25%     $26,113,824
2005-10-27 17 $3,269,668 +29.79%     $29,383,492
2005-11-03 24 $1,621,357 -50.41%     $31,004,849