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Buena Vista Social Club—Adios (2017)

Buena Vista Social Club - Adios
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $123,445Details
International Box Office $178,103Details
Worldwide Box Office $301,548
Home Market Performance
Est. Domestic DVD Sales $29,101 Details
Total Est. Domestic Video Sales $29,101
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  7. Cast & Crew
  8. Trailer


The musicians of the Buena Vista Social Club exposed the world to Cuba’s vibrant culture with their landmark 1997 album on World Circuit Records. Now, against the backdrop of Cuba’s captivating musical history, hear the band’s story as they reflect on their remarkable careers and the extraordinary circumstances that brought them together.


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 10,801-10,900) 10,893 $123,445
All Time International Box Office (Rank 8,901-9,000) 8,941 $178,103
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 13,601-13,700) 13,651 $301,548
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 3,801-3,900) 3,805 $123,445

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

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: May 26th, 2017 (Limited) by Broad Green Pictures, released as Buena Vista Social Club - Adios
International Releases: June 30th, 2017 (Wide) (Netherlands)
July 28th, 2017 (Wide) (France)
October 20th, 2017 (Wide), released as Buena Vista Social Club: Adios (South Korea)
October 20th, 2017 (Wide), released as Buena Vista Social Club: Adios (United Kingdom)
March 23rd, 2018 (Wide), released as Buena Vista Social Club: Adios (Australia)
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Video Release: September 12th, 2017 by Broad Green, released as Buena Vista Social Club - Adios
MPAA Rating: PG for historical smoking throughout, thematic elements and brief suggestive material.
(Rating bulletin 2472 (Cert #50981), 4/19/2017)
Running Time: 111 minutes
Franchise: Buena Vista Social Club
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Keywords: Cuba, Archive Footage, Musicians, Singers, Delayed Sequel
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Broad Green Pictures, Blink TV, Convergent Media
Production Countries: Cuba,
United States

Documentary Subject(s)

Omara Portuondo    Herself
Manuel ‛Guajiro’ Mirabal*    Himself
Barbarito Torres    Himself
Eliades Ochoa    Himself
Ibrahim Ferrer    Himself
Orlando ‘Cachaito‛ López *    Himself
Jesús ‘Aguaje’ Ramos*    Himself
Papi Oviedo    Himself
Pedro Pablo    Himself
Alberto La Noche    Himself

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Production and Technical Credits

Christine Cowin    Producer
Zak Kilberg    Producer
Julian Cautherley    Producer
Victor Moyers    Producer
Asher Goldstein    Producer
Gabriel Hammond    Executive Producer
Daniel Hammond    Executive Producer
Lucy Walker    Executive Producer
Jason Lust    Executive Producer
Wim Wenders    Executive Producer
Bill Lord    Executive Producer
Tom Colbourne    Executive Producer
Andrew Baker    Executive Producer
Russell Smith    Executive Producer
Michael Cleaver    Co-Producer
Iz Web    Co-Producer
Daniel Florestano    Associate Producer
Arantza Benito Melgar    Associate Producer

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Buena Vista Social Club: Adios Trailer

May 26th, 2017

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Limited and VOD Releases: Strange List this Week

May 26th, 2017

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2017/05/26 31 $64,469   80 $806   $87,253 1
2017/06/02 53 $8,412 -87% 27 $312   $118,253 2

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2017/05/26 31 $109,841   80 $1,373   $109,841 1
2017/06/02 56 $13,604 -88% 80 $170   $123,445 2

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Box Office
Australia 3/23/2018 $3,021 11 11 11 $3,021 3/29/2018
France 7/28/2017 $44,798 0 0 0 $141,340 6/28/2018
Netherlands 6/30/2017 $8,964 11 11 11 $9,121 7/4/2017
South Korea 10/20/2017 $0 0 75 75 $23,872 11/17/2017
United Kingdom 10/20/2017 $749 1 1 1 $749 10/25/2017
International Total$178,103 6/28/2018

International Cumulative Box Office Records

Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records

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