BEL AMI is the story of Georges Duroy, who travels through 1890s Paris, from cockroach ridden garrets to opulent salons, using his wits and powers of seduction to rise from poverty to wealth, from a prostitute?s embrace to passionate trysts with wealthy beauties, in a world where politics and media jostle for influence, where sex is power and celebrity an obsession.
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|All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 7,301-7,400)
|All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 3,801-3,900)
|All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies (Rank 3,601-3,700)
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||June 8th, 2012 (Limited) by Magnolia Pictures|
||April 27th, 2012 (Wide) (Bulgaria)
May 3rd, 2012 (Wide) (Austria)
May 3rd, 2012 (Wide) (Germany)
May 10th, 2012 (Wide) (Lebanon)
May 10th, 2012 (Wide) (Thailand)
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||August 7th, 2012 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment|
||R for some strong sexuality, nudity and brief language.|
(Rating bulletin 2203, 12/21/2011)
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||Costume Drama, Returning Soldiers, Rags to Riches, Infidelity, Relationships Gone Wrong, Early / Simultaneous Video on Demand release|
|Source:||Based on Fiction Book/Short Story|
|Production Method:||Live Action|
|Creative Type:||Historical Fiction|
||Red Wave, XIX Film, Protagonist Pictures, RAI Cinema|
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August 7th, 2012
This is not a really slow week on the home market this week, as we have The Lorax coming out, and it was the highest-grossing animated film of the year, until Brave overtook is very recently, so it should be a big seller on the home market. Unfortunately, it is the only major release of the week. There are some other releases worth checking out, a few worth picking up, but very few that are contenders for Pick of the Week. High Fidelity is a great movie, but its Blu-ray debut is Shovelware. Personally, I think Spaceballs is really underrated, but this is not the first time it has been released on Blu-ray and double-dips are rarely Pick of the Week material. In the end, I'm going with My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic: Royal Pony Wedding, because I liked the first DVD release more than I thought I would.
June 12th, 2012
For the third weekend in a row, Moonrise Kingdom remained the top film on the per theater chart with an average of $16,247. Again, most limited releases would kill to have an opening week per theater average that high while playing in only a couple theaters. Moonrise Kingdom did it in its third weekend of release while playing in nearly 100 theaters. To call it a success is an understatement. Prometheus finished in second place with $15,032, while the overall box office leader, Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted, was right behind with an average of $14,166. Dark Horse opened with $13,551 in its lone theater. Safety Not Guaranteed opened in ninety theaters, which is a little high for a limited release, but it still earned an impressive average of $10,862.
June 8th, 2012
There are quite a few limited releases on this week's list, including quite a few that earned some pre-release buzz: Bel Ami, Dark Horse, Peace, Love, and Misunderstanding, Lola Versus, and Safety Not Guarenteed. Unfortunately, only the last one is earning overwhelmingly positive reviews. Hopefully it will perform well enough that it can escape the art house circuit and earn some measure of mainstream success.
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