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Aquarius (2016)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $285,930Details
International Box Office $329,570Details
Worldwide Box Office $615,500
Home Market Performance
Est. Domestic DVD Sales $7,546 Details
Est. Domestic Blu-ray Sales $6,460 Details
Total Est. Domestic Video Sales $14,006
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Clara, a 65-year-old widow and retired music critic, is the last resident of the Aquarius, one of the few buildings of its age and character that remains in a rapidly changing seaside Recife neighborhood. Now that the other apartments have been swept up by a company with ambitious plans for redevelopment, pressures to move on surround Clara from all sides. But she has pledged to leave only upon death, and will engage in a cold war with the developers to keep a home that has been a silent witness to her entire life. The resulting confrontation is mysterious, frightening and nerve-wracking, tingeing even Clara’s most familiar routines with the tension of a thriller.


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 9,601-9,700) 9,682 $285,930
All Time International Box Office (Rank 8,001-8,100) 8,005 $329,570
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 12,001-12,100) 12,059 $615,500
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 2,801-2,900) 2,844 $285,930

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: October 14th, 2016 (Limited) by Vitagraph Films
International Releases: November 4th, 2016 (Wide) (Australia)
December 16th, 2016 (Wide) (Italy)
March 10th, 2017 (Wide) (Portugal)
March 10th, 2017 (Wide), released as Doña Clara (Aquarius) (Spain)
March 17th, 2017 (Wide) (Turkey)
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Video Release: November 14th, 2017 by Kino Lorber
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 140 minutes
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Keywords: Widow/Widower, Retirement, Land Developer, Real Estate Agent, Intertitle, Non-Chronological, Cancer, Corporate Malfeasance
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: CinemaScopio, SBS Productions, VideoFilmes , Globo Filmes
Production Countries: Brazil,

Leading Cast


Supporting Cast

Pedro Queiroz    Tomás
Maeve Jinkings    Ana Paula
Irandhir Santos    Roberval
Humberto Carrão    Diego
Julia Bernat    Julia
Bárbara Colen    Young Clara
Zoraide Coleto    Ladjane
Carla Ribas    Cleide
Buda Lira    Antonio

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Production and Technical Credits

Kleber Mendonca Filho    Screenwriter
Said Ben Said    Producer
Emilie Lesclaux    Producer
Michel Merkt    Producer
Dora Amorim    Executive Producer
Juliano Dornelles    Production Designer
Thales Junqueira    Production Designer
Eduardo Serrano    Editor
Pedro Sotero    Director of Photography
Fabricio Tadeu    Director of Photography

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2016/10/14 55 $29,129   3 $9,710   $29,129 1
2016/10/21 50 $50,424 +73% 17 $2,966   $91,212 2
2016/10/28 46 $50,222 n/c 30 $1,674   $159,130 3
2016/11/04 44 $40,463 -19% 30 $1,349   $220,014 4
2016/11/11 50 $27,994 -31% 27 $1,037   $261,987 5
2016/11/18 57 $11,415 -59% 20 $571   $285,930 6

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2016/10/14 58 $40,788   3 $13,596   $40,788 1
2016/10/21 52 $68,120 +67% 17 $4,007   $108,908 2
2016/10/28 44 $70,643 +4% 30 $2,355   $179,551 3
2016/11/04 47 $54,442 -23% 31 $1,756   $233,993 4
2016/11/11 52 $40,522 -26% 27 $1,501   $274,515 5

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Box Office
Australia 11/4/2016 $954 1 1 2 $3,347 3/2/2017
Italy 12/16/2016 $46,043 0 0 0 $78,943 12/28/2016
New Zealand 3/24/2017 $3,911 13 15 56 $41,428 4/24/2017
Portugal 3/10/2017 $570 1 10 37 $69,173 8/17/2017
Spain 3/10/2017 $31,339 35 35 87 $100,937 4/7/2017
Turkey 3/17/2017 $1,206 0 0 0 $5,086 6/19/2018
United Kingdom 3/24/2017 $30,656 16 16 16 $30,656 3/29/2017
International Total$329,570 6/19/2018

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Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records

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