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Friday, April 18, 2014

Rescue Dawn


The Numbers Rating: 9.00 (3 votes) Rate it - Rating Details
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $5,490,423
International Box Office$1,547,463
Worldwide Box Office$7,037,886
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales: $24,853,205 Weekly Breakdown
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Production Budget:$10,000,000
Theatrical Release: July 4th, 2007 (Exclusive) by MGM
July 27th, 2007 (Expands Wide) by MGM
Video Release: November 20th, 2007 by MGM Video
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some sequences of intense war violence and torture
Keywords: Rescue, War, Vietnam War
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Action
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Running Time:125 minutes

Synopsis

Christian Bale and Steve Zahn will star in Rescue Dawn, an action drama by Werner Herzog and based on the director's acclaimed 1997 documentary, Little Dieter Needs to Fly. The film recounts the true story of German-born Dieter Dengler, who dreamed of being a pilot and eventually made his way to the United States, where he joined the military during the Vietnam War era. He was shot down over Vietnam and captured. Eventually he organized an escape with a small band of captives.

Cast

Christian Bale    Dieter Dengler
Steve Zahn    Duane
Jeremy Davies    Gene
Galen Yuen    Y.C.
Abhijati "Meuk" Jusakul    Phisit
Chaiyan "Lek" Chunsuttiwat    Procet
Teerawat Mulvilai    Little Hitler

Production and Technical Credits

Composer    Klaus Badelt
Director    Werner Herzog

Weekend Chart Record

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2007/07/06 28 $110,326   6 $18,388   $167,872 5
2007/07/13 21 $363,093 +229% 38 $9,555   $591,998 12
2007/07/20 20 $349,842 -4% 57 $6,138   $1,117,279 19
2007/07/27 11 $1,650,282 +372% 500 $3,301   $2,954,746 26
2007/08/03 18 $560,903 -66% 505 $1,111   $4,218,459 33
2007/08/10 24 $268,848 -52% 403 $667   $4,826,789 40
2007/08/17 33 $158,542 -41% 278 $570   $5,141,295 47
2007/08/24 47 $66,417 -58% 128 $519   $5,300,124 54
2007/08/31 52 $47,039 -29% 74 $636   $5,378,911 61
2007/09/07 67 $20,541 -56% 63 $326   $5,427,913 68
2007/09/14 81 $11,884 -42% 36 $330   $5,448,326 75
2007/09/21 77 $9,818 -17% 16 $614   $5,464,879 82
2007/09/28 92 $5,395 -45% 10 $540   $5,475,012 89
2007/10/05 104 $1,926 -64% 11 $175   $5,478,687 96
2007/10/12 99 $2,027 +5% 11 $184   $5,482,080 103
2007/10/19 121 $1,080 -47% 4 $270   $5,483,509 110
2007/10/26 124 $405 -63% 4 $101   $5,484,375 117

Daily Chart Record

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2007/07/30 11 $192,056   500 $384   $3,146,802 27
2007/07/31 12 $177,081 -8% 500 $354   $3,323,883 28
2007/08/01 12 $170,937 -3% 500 $342   $3,494,820 29
2007/09/03 51 $14,798   74 $200   $5,393,709 62

Worldwide Weekly Chart Record

DateRank Gross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal Gross
2007-07-19 33 $538,532   38 $14,172 $767,437
2007-07-26 37 $537,027 -0.28% 57 $9,422 $1,304,464
2007-08-02 21 $2,353,092 +338.17% 500 $4,706 $3,657,556
2007-08-09 43 $900,385 -61.74% 505 $1,783 $4,557,941