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Ascenseur pour l'échafaud (1961)

Ascenseur pour l'échafaud
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $373,597Details
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Synopsis

Scheming lovers Julien and Florence engineer the “perfect murder” of her husband. But when Julien becomes trapped in the elevator mere floors away from his recent victim, the perfect murder quickly becomes imperfect.

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 9,101-9,200) 9,153 $373,597
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 12,201-12,300) 12,274 $373,597

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: June 10th, 1961 (Limited) by Rialto Pictures, released as Elevator to the Gallows
June 24th, 2005 (Limited) by Rialto Pictures, released as Elevator to the Gallows
August 3rd, 2016 (Limited) by Rialto Pictures, released as Elevator to the Gallows
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 91 minutes
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Keywords: Paris, France, Film Noir, Relationships Gone Wrong, Faked Suicide, 1950s, French New Wave
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Nouvelles Editions de Films
Production Countries: France

Cast

   Florence Canala
   Julien Tavernier
Georges Poujouly    Louis
Yori Bertin    Veronique
Jean Wall    Simon Carala
Ivan Petrovich    Horst Bencker
Felix Marten    Subervie
Lino Ventura    Inspector Cherter
Elga Andersen    Mme. Bencker
Micheline Bona    Genevieve

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Roger Nimier
Screenwriter    Noel Calef
Screenwriter    Louis Malle
Based on the novel by    Noel Calef
Producer    Jean Thuillier
Editor    Leonide Azar
Composer    Miles Davis
Cinematographer    Henri Decae
Art Director    Jean Mandaroux

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2005/06/24 73 $7,354   1 $7,354   $7,354 2,299
2005/07/01 73 $8,213 +12% 1 $8,213   $21,580 2,300
2005/07/15 111 $701   1 $701   $28,529 2,302
2005/07/22 90 $2,722 +288% 1 $2,722   $32,711 2,303
2005/07/29 63 $21,956 +707% 3 $7,319   $56,585 2,304
2005/08/05 72 $13,160 -40% 3 $4,387   $79,553 2,305
2005/08/12 92 $2,789 -79% 1 $2,789   $89,516 2,306
2005/08/19 65 $15,192 +445% 2 $7,596   $106,492 2,307
2005/08/26 65 $20,692 +36% 3 $6,897   $141,533 2,308
2005/09/02 90 $4,398 -79% 3 $1,466   $162,140 2,309
2005/09/09 66 $14,143 +222% 3 $4,714   $179,570 2,310
2005/09/16 73 $16,657 +18% 3 $5,552   $199,683 2,311
2005/09/23 90 $6,503 -61% 4 $1,626   $215,762 2,312
2005/09/30 139 $480 -93% 1 $480   $220,216 2,313
2005/10/14 95 $3,495   2 $1,748   $230,796 2,315
2005/10/21 106 $2,918 -17% 3 $973   $235,489 2,316
2005/11/04 92 $4,974   2 $2,487   $243,713 2,318
2005/11/11 94 $4,686 -6% 1 $4,686   $250,388 2,319
2005/11/25 108 $1,433   2 $717   $256,009 2,321
2005/12/02 116 $1,357 -5% 2 $679   $259,784 2,322
2005/12/09 109 $1,152 -15% 2 $576   $261,481 2,323
2005/12/16 92 $1,369 +19% 2 $685   $263,404 2,324
2016/08/05 47 $14,334   1 $14,334   $283,080 2,879
2016/08/12 68 $6,602 -54% 2 $3,301   $304,938 2,880
2016/08/26 81 $3,531   1 $3,531   $317,314 2,882
2016/09/02 79 $4,016 +14% 2 $2,008   $323,536 2,883
2016/09/09 82 $6,946 +73% 4 $1,737   $333,091 2,884
2016/09/23 86 $4,390   2 $2,195   $360,893 2,886
2016/09/30 100 $1,402 -68% 1 $1,402   $366,085 2,887
2016/10/14 101 $1,074   1 $1,074   $368,221 2,889
2016/11/25 70 $2,032   2 $1,016   $370,253 2,895
2016/12/09 77 $1,153   2 $577   $370,577 2,897
2016/12/16 99 $185 -84% 1 $185   $371,587 2,898

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2016/10/14 - $238   1 $238   $367,385 20,216
2016/10/15 - $491 +106% 1 $491   $367,876 20,217
2016/10/16 - $345 -30% 1 $345   $368,221 20,218

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2005/06/24 70 $13,367   1 $13,367   $13,367 2,299
2005/07/01 70 $14,461 +8% 1 $14,461   $27,828 2,300
2005/07/15 102 $2,161   1 $2,161   $29,989 2,302
2005/07/22 90 $4,640 +115% 1 $4,640   $34,629 2,303
2005/07/29 62 $31,764 +585% 3 $10,588   $66,393 2,304
2005/08/05 71 $20,334 -36% 3 $6,778   $86,727 2,305
2005/08/12 93 $4,573 -78% 1 $4,573   $91,300 2,306
2005/08/19 62 $29,541 +546% 2 $14,771   $120,841 2,307
2005/08/26 60 $36,901 +25% 3 $12,300   $157,742 2,308
2005/09/02 83 $7,685 -79% 3 $2,562   $165,427 2,309
2005/09/09 69 $17,599 +129% 3 $5,866   $183,026 2,310
2005/09/16 71 $26,233 +49% 3 $8,744   $209,259 2,311
2005/09/23 88 $10,477 -60% 4 $2,619   $219,736 2,312
2005/10/14 92 $5,270   2 $2,635   $232,571 2,315
2005/11/04 93 $6,963   2 $3,482   $245,702 2,318
2005/11/11 87 $8,874 +27% 1 $8,874   $254,576 2,319
2005/11/25 96 $3,851   2 $1,926   $258,427 2,321
2005/12/02 107 $1,902 -51% 2 $951   $260,329 2,322
2005/12/09 101 $1,706 -10% 2 $853   $262,035 2,323
2005/12/16 67 $1,369 -20% 2 $685   $263,404 2,324
2016/07/29 76 $5,342   1 $5,342   $268,746 2,878
2016/08/05 48 $29,590 +454% 1 $29,590   $298,336 2,879
2016/08/12 66 $15,447 -48% 1 $15,447   $313,783 2,880
2016/08/26 88 $5,737   1 $5,737   $319,520 2,882
2016/09/02 82 $6,625 +15% 2 $3,313   $326,145 2,883
2016/09/09 82 $10,429 +57% 4 $2,607   $336,574 2,884
2016/09/16 75 $19,929 +91% 5 $3,986   $356,503 2,885
2016/09/23 90 $8,180 -59% 2 $4,090   $364,683 2,886
2016/09/30 111 $2,464 -70% 1 $2,464   $367,147 2,887
2016/11/25 84 $2,277   3 $759   $369,424 2,895
2016/12/09 84 $1,978   1 $1,978   $371,402 2,897
2016/12/16 76 $2,195 +11% 2 $1,098   $373,597 2,898

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