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Memoirs of a Geisha


The Numbers Rating: 6.66 (29 votes) Rate it - Rating Details
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 35% - Rotten
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $57,010,853
International Box Office$104,500,000
Worldwide Box Office$161,510,853
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales: $32,863,057 Weekly Breakdown
For full financial breakdown, please contact our research team.
Production Budget:$85,000,000
Theatrical Release: December 9th, 2005 (Exclusive) by Sony Pictures
December 16th, 2005 (Limited) by Sony Pictures
December 23rd, 2005 (Expands Wide) by Sony Pictures
Video Release: March 28th, 2006 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for mature subject matter and some sexual content
Keywords: Coming of Age
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Running Time:145 minutes

Cast

Zhang Ziyi    Sayuri
Ken Watanabe    Chairman
Michelle Yeoh    Mameha
Koji Yakusho    Nobu
Youki Kudoh    Pumpkin
Kaori Momoi    Mother
Tsai Chin    Auntie
Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa    The Baron
Suzuka Ohgo    Chiyo
Gong Li    Hatsumomo
Randall Duk Kim    Dr. Crab
Mako    Sakamoto
Kenneth Tsang    The General
Thomas Ikeda    Mr. Bekku
Zoe Weizenbaum    Young Pumpkin
Togo Igawa    Tanaka
Samantha Futerman    Satsu
Elizabeth Sung    Sakamoto's Wife
David Okihiro    Shamisen Teacher
Miyako Tachibana    Dance Teacher
Kotoko Kawamura    Granny
Karl Yune    Koichi
Eugenia Yuan    Korin
Yoko Narahashi    Mameha's Maid
Navia Nguyen    Geisha in Green
Natsuo Tomita    Geisha in Lavender
Fumi Akutagawa    Yukimoto Teahouse Matron
Koji Toyoda    Male Hairdresser
Rick Mali    Man in Grey Hat
Steve Terada    Boy On Bike
Laura Miro    Yukimoto Teahouse Geisha
Diane Mizota    Yukimoto Teahouse Geisha
Yasusuke Uike    Sumo Referee
Shuhei Mainoumi    Small Sumo Wrestler
Daisuke Dewaarashi    Large Sumo Wrestler
Ren Urano    Sumo Ring Announcer
Ace Yonamine    Sumo Wrestler
Anthony Begonia    Sumo Wrestler
Albert Sumo Lee    Sumo Wrestler
Dino Rivera    Sumo Wrestler
Takayo Fischer    Tanizato Teahouse Owner
Asako Takasue    Tanizato Teahouse Matron
Clarissa Park    Dancer at Party
Nobuyuki Matsuhisa    Kimono Artist
Jim Leung    Kimono Factory Worker
Chad Cleven    Drunken G.I.
Richard J. Bell    Drunken G.I.
Cameron Duncan    Drunken G.I.
Faith Shin    Little Kiko
Brannon Bates    Military Police Officer
Ted Levine    Colonel Derricks
Paul Adelstein    Lt. Hutchins
Shizuko Hoshi    Sayuri Narration

Production and Technical Credits

Director    Rob Marshall
Screenwriter    Robin Swicord
Story Creator    Arthur Golden
Producer    Lucy Fisher
Producer    Douglas Wick
Producer    Steven Spielberg
Executive Producer    Roger Birnbaum
Executive Producer    Gary Barber
Executive Producer    Patricia Whitcher
Executive Producer    Bobby Cohen
Production Designer    John Myhre
Editor    Pietro Scalia
Composer    John Williams
Cinematographer    Dion Beebe
Co-Producer    John DeLuca
Assistant Director    Eric N. Heffron
Second Unit Director    John DeLuca
Unit Production Manager    Patricia Whitcher
Production Supervisor    LeeAnn Stonebreaker
Supervising Art Director    Tomas Voth
Art Director    Patrick M. Sullivan, Jr.
Set Decorator    Gretchen Rau
Second Unit Camera    Sion Michel
Costume Designer    Colleen Atwood
Costume Supervisor    Cheryl Beasley Blackwell
Associate Editor    Valerio Bonelli
Sound Mixer    John Pritchett
Re-recording Mixer    Kevin O'Connell
Re-recording Mixer    Greg P. Russell
Re-recording Mixer    Rick Kline
Supervising Sound Editor    Wylie Stateman
Sound Effects Editor    Ann Scibelli
Sound Effects Editor    Hector Gika
Sound Designer    Harry Cohen
Dialogue Editor    Renee Tondelli
Dialogue Editor    Laura Harris Atkinson
Dialogue Editor    Julie Feiner
Dialogue Editor    Michelle Pazer
Dialogue Editor    Michael Hertlein
Music Editor    Ken Wannberg
Music Editor    Ken Karman
Music Editor    Ramiro Belgardt
Make-up and Hair Designer    Kate Biscoe
Make-up and Hair Designer    Todd A. McIntosh
Make-up and Hair Designer    Kelvin R. Trahan
Make-up and Hair Designer    Trish Almeida
Make-up and Hair Designer    Miia Kovero
Special Make-up Effects    Ben Nye Jr.
Make-up and Prosthetic Effects Designer    Christien Tinsley
Casting Director    Francine Maisler
Stunt Coordinator    Doug Coleman
Stunt Coordinator    Allen Robinson

Weekend Chart Record

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2005/12/09 14 $682,504   8 $85,313   $682,504 3
2005/12/16 12 $1,302,331 +91% 52 $25,045   $2,274,320 10
2005/12/23 5 $6,751,729 +418% 1,547 $4,364   $9,841,364 17
2005/12/30 7 $7,746,419 +15% 1,547 $5,007   $28,163,907 24
2006/01/06 7 $6,111,193 -21% 1,589 $3,846   $39,861,859 31
2006/01/13 12 $4,307,893 -30% 1,654 $2,605   $46,512,023 38
2006/01/20 17 $2,684,497 -38% 1,404 $1,912   $51,191,654 45
2006/01/27 19 $1,557,916 -42% 1,016 $1,533   $53,819,922 52
2006/02/03 23 $888,751 -43% 765 $1,162   $55,347,182 59
2006/02/10 28 $341,929 -62% 287 $1,191   $56,070,640 66
2006/02/17 39 $197,041 -42% 131 $1,504   $56,443,308 73
2006/02/24 45 $130,636 -34% 109 $1,198   $56,678,628 80
2006/03/03 51 $89,428 -32% 85 $1,052   $56,826,414 87
2006/03/10 45 $116,783 +31% 102 $1,145   $57,010,853 94

Daily Chart Record

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2005/12/23 5 $2,651,550   1,547 $1,714   $5,741,185 15
2005/12/24 5 $1,480,436 -44% 1,547 $957   $7,221,621 16
2005/12/25 8 $2,619,743 +77% 1,547 $1,693   $9,841,364 17
2005/12/26 7 $3,413,385 +30% 1,547 $2,206   $13,254,749 18
2005/12/27 6 $2,436,744 -29% 1,547 $1,575   $15,691,493 19
2005/12/28 6 $2,369,988 -3% 1,547 $1,532   $18,029,000 20
2005/12/29 6 $2,356,007 -1% 1,547 $1,523   $20,417,488 21
2005/12/30 6 $2,787,391 +18% 1,547 $1,802   $23,204,879 22
2005/12/31 7 $2,119,005 -24% 1,547 $1,370   $25,323,884 23
2006/01/01 6 $2,840,023 +34% 1,547 $1,836   $28,163,907 24
2006/01/02 5 $2,469,496 -13% 1,547 $1,596   $30,633,403 25
2006/01/03 5 $1,082,758 -56% 1,547 $700   $31,716,161 26
2006/01/04 5 $976,978 -10% 1,547 $632   $32,693,139 27
2006/01/05 4 $1,057,527 +8% 1,547 $684   $33,750,666 28
2006/01/06 7 $1,846,330 +75% 1,589 $1,162   $35,596,996 29
2006/01/07 7 $2,584,842 +40% 1,589 $1,627   $38,181,838 30
2006/01/08 7 $1,680,021 -35% 1,589 $1,057   $39,861,859 31
2006/01/09 7 $533,609 -68% 1,589 $336   $40,395,468 32
2006/01/10 7 $612,674 +15% 1,589 $386   $41,008,142 33
2006/01/11 7 $594,799 -3% 1,589 $374   $41,602,941 34
2006/01/12 7 $601,189 +1% 1,589 $378   $42,204,130 35
2006/01/16 12 $802,159   1,654 $485   $47,314,182 39
2006/01/17 9 $389,580 -51% 1,654 $236   $47,703,762 40
2006/01/18 8 $391,902 +1% 1,654 $237   $48,095,664 41
2006/01/19 8 $411,493 +5% 1,654 $249   $48,507,157 42
2006/01/24 10 $282,175   1,404 $201   $51,707,000 47
2006/01/25 10 $267,196 -5% 1,404 $190   $51,980,000 48
2006/02/20 38 $39,854   131 $304   $56,483,162 74

Worldwide Weekly Chart Record

DateRank Gross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal Gross
2005-12-15 15 $2,647,989       $2,647,989
2005-12-22 9 $5,303,665 +100.29%     $7,951,654
2005-12-29 7 $17,932,651 +238.12%     $25,884,305
2006-01-05 7 $18,727,285 +4.43%     $44,611,590
2006-01-12 10 $12,893,349 -31.15%     $57,504,939
2006-01-19 11 $11,802,261 -8.46%     $69,307,200
2006-01-26 3 $18,435,835 +56.21%     $87,743,035
2006-02-02 8 $14,999,418 -18.64%     $102,742,453
2006-02-09 6 $14,528,987 -3.14%     $117,271,440
2006-02-16 10 $10,587,014 -27.13%     $127,858,454
2006-02-23 14 $7,001,580 -33.87%     $134,860,034
2006-03-02 19 $3,698,093 -47.18%     $138,558,127
2006-03-09 17 $6,109,013 +65.19%     $144,667,140
2006-03-16 14 $5,401,690 -11.58%     $150,068,830