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Australia Box Office for Battle Of The Sexes (2017)

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Battle of the Sexes
Theatrical Performance (US$)
Australia Box Office $1,851,780Details
Worldwide Box Office $17,826,663Details
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  7. Trailer


The electrifying 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs was billed as “The Battle of the Sexes,” and became the most watched televised sports event of all time. The match caught the zeitgeist and sparked a global conversation on gender equality, spurring on the feminist movement. Trapped in the media glare, King and Riggs were on opposites sides of a binary argument, but off-court each was fighting more personal and complex battles. With a supportive husband urging her to fight the Establishment for equal pay, the fiercely private King was also struggling to come to terms with her own sexuality, while Riggs gambled his legacy and reputation in a bid to relive the glories of his past. Together, Billie and Bobby served up a cultural spectacle that resonated far beyond the tennis courts and animated the discussions between men and women in bedrooms and boardrooms around the world.


Movie Details

Australia Releases: September 29th, 2017 (Wide), released as Battle Of The Sexes
Video Release: December 19th, 2017 by Fox Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some sexual content and partial nudity.
(Rating bulletin 2467 (Cert #50877), 3/15/2017)
Running Time: 121 minutes
Keywords: Tennis, 1970s, Feminism, Battle of the Sexes, Media Circus, LGBT
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Companies: Fox Searchlight Pictures
Production Countries: United States


Emma Stone    Billie Jean King
Steve Carell    Bobby Riggs
Andrea Riseborough    Marilyn Barnett
Sarah Silverman    Gladys Heldman
Bill Pullman    Jack Kramer
Alan Cumming    Cuthbert “Ted” Tinling
Elisabeth Shue    Priscilla Riggs
Austin Stowell    Larry King
Jessica McNamee    Margaret Court
Natalie Morales    Rosie Casals
Fred Armisen    Rheo Blair
Martha MacIsaac    Jane “Peaches” Bartkowicz
Mickey Sumner    Valerie Ziegenfuss
Bridey Elliott    Julie Heldman
Eric Christian Olsen    Lornie Kuhle
Wallace Langham    Henry
Matt Malloy    Rigg’s Therapist

Production and Technical Credits

Director    Jonathan Dayton
Director    Valerie Faris
Screenwriter    Simon Beaufoy
Producer    Christian Colson
Producer    Danny Boyle
Producer    Robert Graf

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2017/09/29 8 $615,744   277 $2,223   $615,744 1
2017/10/06 9 $355,009 -42% 264 $1,345   $1,341,571 2
2017/10/13 10 $176,275 -50% 254 $694   $1,670,129 3
2017/10/20 17 $76,533 -57% 129 $593   $1,795,925 4
2017/10/27 21 $35,250 -54% 83 $425   $1,821,959 5
2017/11/17 - $3,382   17 $199   $1,851,780 8

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Box Office
Australia 9/29/2017 $615,744 277 277 1024 $1,851,780 11/20/2017
Italy 10/20/2017 $379,557 0 0 0 $547,975 11/1/2017
Netherlands 11/24/2017 $59,398 41 41 116 $191,489 12/11/2017
New Zealand 9/29/2017 $94,988 63 68 291 $325,034 11/13/2017
North America 9/22/2017 $518,332 21 1822 5679 $12,638,526
South Korea 10/24/2017 $0 0 135 198 $145,231 12/22/2017
Spain 11/3/2017 $186,095 155 155 308 $345,103 11/16/2017
United Kingdom 11/24/2017 $736,793 464 464 1077 $1,781,525 12/13/2017
Worldwide Total$17,826,663 12/22/2017

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