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Brazil (1985)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $9,929,135Details
International Box Office $3,011Details
Worldwide Box Office $9,932,146
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Movie Details

Production Budget:$15,000,000
Domestic Releases: December 18th, 1985 (Wide) by Universal
International Releases: April 28th, 2017 (Wide), released as Brazil: O Outro Lado do Sonho (Portugal)
Video Release: December 4th, 2012 by Criterion
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 132 minutes
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Keywords: Visual Effects, Film Noir, Dystopia, Government Bureaucracy, Intentionally Anachronistic, Dream Sequence, Surprise Twist, Directing Yourself, Director Cameo
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Black Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Fantasy
Production Companies: Regency Enterprises, Brazil Productions
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Theater Average 7th Weekend 20 $12,313 Jan 31, 1986 47
Theater Average 6th Weekend 26 $15,674 Jan 24, 1986 40
Theater Average 5th Weekend 17 $20,272 Jan 17, 1986 33
Theater Average 4th Weekend 27 $22,225 Jan 10, 1986 26
Theater Average 3rd Weekend 71 $20,586 Jan 3, 1986 19

Leading Cast

   Sam Lowry

Supporting Cast

Kim Greist    Jill Layton
Michael Palin    Jack Lint
Robert De Niro    Archibald "Harry" Tuttle
Katherine Helmond    Mrs. Ida Lowry
Bob Hoskins    Spoor
Derrick O'Connor    Dowser
Ian Holm    Mr. Kurtzmann
Jim Broadbent    Dr. Jaffe
Ian Richardson    Mr. Warrenn
Peter Vaughan    Mr. Helpmann
Brian Miller    Mr. Buttle
Barbara Hicks    Mrs. Alma Terrain
Charles McKeown    Harvey Lime
Kathryn Pogson    Shirley
Bryan Pringle    Spiro (Waiter)
Sheila Reid    Mrs. Buttle
Derek Deadman    Bill (Dept. of Works)
Nigel Planer    Charlie (Dept. of Works)
Gorden Kaye    M.O.I. Lobby Porter
Jack Purvis    Dr. Chapman
Elizabeth Spender    Alison/"Barbara" Lint
Myrtle Devenish    Typist in Jack's Office
Holly Gilliam    Holly Lint
Roger Ashton-Griffiths    Priest

Cameos

Terry Gilliam    Smoking man at Shang-ri La Towers

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Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Michael Kamen    Composer

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1985/12/20 23 $30,099   1 $30,099   $37,593 1
1985/12/27 25 $56,263 +87% 2 $28,132   $143,181 2
1986/01/03 25 $61,759 +10% 3 $20,586   $265,364 3
1986/01/10 23 $111,126 +80% 5 $22,225   $397,989 4
1986/01/17 27 $202,721 +82% 10 $20,272   $717,653 5
1986/01/24 25 $156,744 -23% 10 $15,674   $990,712 6
1986/01/31 23 $184,692 +18% 15 $12,313   $1,259,962 7
1986/02/07 17 $583,625 +216% 145 $4,025   $1,917,244 8
1986/02/14 16 $713,625 +22% 173 $4,125   $2,858,932 9
1986/02/21 15 $602,775 -16% 171 $3,525   $3,653,240 10
1986/02/28 17 $471,200 -22% 155 $3,040   $4,317,754 11
1986/03/07 18 $415,200 -12% 120 $3,460   $4,914,304 12

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1985/12/20 21 $79,424   1 $79,424   $86,918 2
1985/12/27 23 $116,687 +47% 2 $58,344   $203,605 3
1986/01/03 24 $83,258 -29% 3 $27,753   $286,863 4
1986/01/10 19 $228,069 +174% 5 $45,614   $514,932 5
1986/01/17 23 $319,036 +40% 10 $31,904   $833,968 6
1986/01/24 20 $241,302 -24% 10 $24,130   $1,075,270 7
1986/01/31 17 $258,349 +7% 15 $17,223   $1,333,619 8
1986/02/07 15 $811,688 +214% 145 $5,598   $2,145,307 9
1986/02/14 15 $905,158 +12% 173 $5,232   $3,050,465 10
1986/02/21 15 $796,089 -12% 171 $4,655   $3,846,554 11
1986/02/28 17 $652,550 -18% 155 $4,210   $4,499,104 12

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Date
Opening
Weekend
Opening
Weekend
Theaters
Maximum
Theaters
Theatrical
Engagements
Total
Box Office
Report
Date
Portugal 4/28/2017 $1,514 8 8 9 $3,011 11/30/2017
 
International Total$3,011 11/30/2017

International Cumulative Box Office Records


Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records



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