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The Double (2014)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $200,406Details
International Box Office $2,065,775Details
Worldwide Box Office $2,266,181
Home Market Performance
Est. Domestic DVD Sales $68,862 Details
Est. Domestic Blu-ray Sales $70,250 Details
Total Est. Domestic Video Sales $139,112
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  7. Cast & Crew
  8. Trailer

Synopsis

Simon is a timid, isolated man who’s overlooked at work, scorned by his mother, and ignored by the woman of his dreams. The arrival of a new co-worker, James, serves to upset the balance. James is both Simon’s exact physical double and his opposite—confident, charismatic and good with women. To Simon’s horror, James slowly starts taking over his life.

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: May 9th, 2014 (Limited) by Magnolia Pictures
Video Release: August 26th, 2014 by Magnolia Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for language.
(Rating bulletin 2311, 2/26/2014)
Running Time: 93 minutes
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Keywords: Same Actor, Multiple Roles, Doppelganger, Hallucinations, Faked Suicide, Early / Simultaneous Video on Demand release, Surprise Twist, Corporate Life, Stolen Identity
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Protagonist Pictures, Alcove Productions
Production Countries: United Kingdom

Leading Cast

   Simon/James
   Hannah

Supporting Cast

Wallace Shawn    Mr. Papadoulos
Noah Taylor    Harris
Yasmin Paige    Melanie
Cathy Moriarty    Kiki
James Fox*    The Colonel
Phyllis Somerville    Simon's Mother
Kobna Holdbrook-Smith    Guard
Tony Rohr    Rudolph
Susan Blommaert    Liz
Jon Korkes    Detective
Key Tim    Staff Member

For a description of the different acting role types we use to categorize acting perfomances, see our Glossary.

Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Richard Ayoade    Screenwriter
Avi Korine    Screenwriter
Amina Dasmal    Producer
Robin Fox    Producer
Michael Caine    Executive Producer
Graeme Cox    Executive Producer
Tessa Ross    Executive Producer
Nigel Williams    Executive Producer
David Crank    Production Designer
Nick Fenton    Editor
Chris Dickens    Editor
Andrew Hewitt    Composer
Erik Alexander Wilson    Director of Photography
Polly Stokes    Associate Producer
Harmony Korine    Associate Producer
Charles-Marie Anthonioz    Associate Producer
Jan Sewell    Make-up and Hair Designer
Jacqueline Durran    Costume Designer
Nigel Heath    Re-recording Mixer
James Feltham    Supervising Sound Editor
Simon Whalley    Visual Effects Executive Producer
Douglas Aibel    Casting Director
Karen Lindsay-Stewart    Casting Director
Mark Holt    Special Effects Supervisor

The bold credits above the line are the "above-the-line" credits, the other the "below-the-line" credits.

Contest: Hard Target, Easy Contest: Winning Announcement

April 1st, 2015

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Contest: Hard Target, Easy Contest

March 19th, 2015

I'm not 100% sure which of next week's two wide releases will become the biggest hit. However, since family films tend to open slower and last longer, it seems likely that Get Hard will have a bigger opening than Home will. Because of that, it is the target film in this week's box office prediction contest. In order to win, one must simply predict the opening weekend box office number for Get Hard.

Whoever comes the closest to predicting the film's opening 3-day weekend box office (Friday to Sunday), without going over, will win a Frankenprize composed of The Double on Blu-ray, plus another previously reviewed DVD or Blu-ray. Whoever comes the closest to predicting the film's opening 3-day weekend box office (Friday to Sunday), without going under, will also win a Frankenprize, this time composed of two previously reviewed DVD or Blu-rays. Entries must be received by 10 a.m., Pacific Time on Friday to be eligible, so don't delay! More...

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for August 26th, 2014

August 26th, 2014

This is not a good week for new releases on the home market. For one thing, the biggest first-run release is Blended (DVD or Blu-ray ComboPack) which is also one of the worst movies of the summer. There are many TV on DVD releases that helped pick up the slack somewhat, but it still feels like a shallow week. As for Pick of the Week contenders, there are not many. The Normal Heart (DVD or Blu-ray) and Belle (Blu-ray) are the two most likely candidates, but I kind of want to give it to Gravity Falls: Even Stranger (DVD). In the end, I went with The Normal Heart. More...

Per Theater Chart: Eat It Up

May 14th, 2014

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It was a good week on the per theater chart with five films in the $10,000 club, led by Chef with an average of $34,160 in six theaters, which is the third best opening average of the year so far. Palo Alto was well back, but was still strong earning an average of $15,865 in four theaters. The overall box office leader, Neighbors, was next with an average of $14,954. There were also a couple of holdovers in the $10,000 club, which is impressive. Ida held on strong earning an average of $12,223 in seven theaters, with room to keep growing. Belle expanded from 4 theaters to 45 theaters, but still managed an average of $10,825. By this time next week, it will have reached its first major milestone, with more to come. More...

Limited Releases: What's Cooking?

May 9th, 2014

Chef poster

There are a number of limited releases coming out this week that are earning strong buzz and good reviews. Some of the films that have reviews that are strong enough to suggest box office success are Palo Alto and The Double, as well as two documentaries, Fed Up and Llyn Foulkes One Man Band. However, the film with the best combination of buzz and reviews is Chef. More...

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2014/05/09 60 $14,646   2 $7,323   $14,646 1
2014/05/16 51 $29,690 +103% 12 $2,474   $53,344 2
2014/05/23 53 $23,669 -20% 16 $1,479   $94,955 3
2014/05/30 61 $6,205 -74% 14 $443   $117,749 4
2014/06/06 71 $6,258 +1% 11 $569   $128,003 5
2014/06/13 69 $7,248 +16% 10 $725   $140,853 6
2014/06/20 74 $7,097 -2% 14 $507   $152,608 7
2014/06/27 84 $4,511 -36% 9 $501   $162,322 8
2014/07/04 75 $3,958 -12% 7 $565   $170,755 9
2014/07/11 75 $4,213 +6% 7 $602   $178,961 10
2014/07/18 78 $2,952 -30% 4 $738   $185,741 11
2014/07/25 87 $2,229 -24% 7 $318   $190,453 12
2014/08/01 79 $4,058 +82% 9 $451   $196,632 13
2014/08/08 93 $877 -78% 4 $219   $199,806 14
2014/08/15 100 $97 -89% 2 $49   $200,268 15

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2014/05/26 - $6,933   16 $433   $101,888 18

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2014/05/09 57 $23,654   2 $11,827   $23,654 1
2014/05/16 45 $47,632 +101% 12 $3,969   $71,286 2
2014/05/23 50 $40,258 -15% 16 $2,516   $111,544 3
2014/05/30 62 $10,201 -75% 14 $729   $121,745 4
2014/06/06 69 $11,860 +16% 11 $1,078   $133,605 5
2014/06/13 67 $11,906 n/c 10 $1,191   $145,511 6
2014/06/20 67 $12,300 +3% 14 $879   $157,811 7
2014/06/27 77 $8,986 -27% 9 $998   $166,797 8
2014/07/04 76 $7,951 -12% 7 $1,136   $174,748 9
2014/07/11 66 $8,041 +1% 7 $1,149   $182,789 10
2014/07/18 81 $5,435 -32% 4 $1,359   $188,224 11
2014/07/25 86 $4,350 -20% 7 $621   $192,574 12
2014/08/01 75 $6,355 +46% 9 $706   $198,929 13
2014/08/08 90 $1,242 -80% 4 $311   $200,171 14
2014/08/15 92 $235 -81% 2 $118   $200,406 15

International Cumulative Box Office Records


Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records


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