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Elle (2016)

Elle
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $2,339,735Details
International Box Office $5,795,699Details
Worldwide Box Office $8,135,434
Home Market Performance
Est. Domestic DVD Sales $209,683 Details
Est. Domestic Blu-ray Sales $125,472 Details
Total Est. Domestic Video Sales $335,155
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Synopsis

Michèle seems indestructible. Head of a leading video game company, she brings the same ruthless attitude to her love life as to business. Being attacked in her home by an unknown assailant changes Michèle's life forever. When she resolutely tracks the man down, they are both drawn into a curious and thrilling game-a game that may, at any moment, spiral out of control.

Metrics

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: November 11th, 2016 (Limited) by Sony Pictures Classics
International Releases: June 2nd, 2016 (Wide) (Netherlands)
September 23rd, 2016 (Wide) (Russia (CIS))
September 30th, 2016 (Wide) (Spain)
October 28th, 2016 (Wide) (Australia)
November 4th, 2016 (Limited), released as O Kadin (Turkey)
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Video Release: March 14th, 2017 by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for violence involving sexual assault, disturbing sexual content, some grisly images, brief graphic nudity, and language.
(Rating bulletin 2441 (Cert #50658), 9/7/2016)
Running Time: 130 minutes
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Keywords: Sex Crimes, Home Invasion, Non-Chronological, Christmas in November, Christmas, Dysfunctional Family, Relationships Gone Wrong
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: SBS Productions, Twenty Twenty Vision, France 2 Cinema, Entre Chien et Loup, Proximus
Production Countries: Belgium,
France,
Germany

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Top 2016 Theater Average 33 $25,467 Nov 11, 2016 3

Cast

   Michèle
Laurent Lafitte    Patrick
Anne Consigny    Anna
Charles Berling    Rochard
Virginie Aefira    Rebecca
Judith Magre    Irène
Christian Berkel    Robert
Jonas Bloquet    Vincent
Alice Isaaz    Josie
Vamila Pons    Hélène
Arthur Mazet    Kevin
Raphael Lenglet    Ralf
Lucas Prisor    Kurt
Hugo Conzelmann    Phillip Kwan
Stéphane Bak    Omar

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    David Birke
Story based on the novel "OH…" by    Phillipe Djian
Producer    Said Ben Said
Producer    Michel Merkt
Co-Producer    Thanassis Karathanos
Co-Producer    Kate Merkt
Co-Producer    Diana Elbaum
Co-Producer    Sebastien Delloye
Co-Producer    François Touwaide
Production Manager    Oury Milshtein
Director of Photography    Stephane Fontaine
Editor    Job Ter Berg
First Assistant Director    Brieuc Vanderswalm
Costume Designer    Nathalie Raoul
Production Designer    Laurent Ott
Script Supervisor    Bénédicte Darblay
Casting Director    Constance Demontoy
Composer    Anne Dudley
Sound Designer    Jean-Paul Mugel
Sound Designer    Alexis Place
Sound Designer    Katia Boutin
Hairstylist    Frédéric Souquet

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February 26th, 2017

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November 13th, 2016

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2016/11/11 42 $50,934   2 $25,467   $50,934 1
2016/11/18 34 $126,452 +148% 24 $5,269   $212,538 2
2016/11/25 34 $117,732 -7% 36 $3,270   $399,232 3
2016/12/02 33 $83,010 -29% 32 $2,594   $537,819 4
2016/12/09 37 $47,216 -43% 27 $1,749   $630,634 5
2016/12/16 36 $37,044 -22% 24 $1,544   $697,740 6
2016/12/23 30 $54,323 +47% 37 $1,468   $778,756 7
2016/12/30 34 $64,672 +19% 35 $1,848   $916,450 8
2017/01/06 36 $49,243 -24% 36 $1,368   $1,017,138 9
2017/01/20 32 $110,064   143 $770   $1,586,300 11
2017/02/10 48 $62,386   57 $1,094   $2,033,085 14
2017/02/17 48 $52,627 -16% 43 $1,224   $2,112,535 15
2017/03/03 56 $18,389   27 $681   $2,130,924 17
2017/03/24 63 $5,244   6 $874   $2,325,009 20
2017/03/31 65 $5,346 +2% 5 $1,069   $2,332,213 21
2017/04/07 75 $4,438 -17% 8 $555   $2,339,735 22

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2016/11/11 42 $86,086   4 $21,522   $86,086 1
2016/11/18 39 $195,414 +127% 35 $5,583   $281,500 2
2016/11/25 32 $173,309 -11% 36 $4,814   $454,809 3
2016/12/02 34 $128,609 -26% 32 $4,019   $583,418 4
2016/12/09 37 $77,278 -40% 27 $2,862   $660,696 5
2016/12/16 40 $63,737 -18% 24 $2,656   $724,433 6
2016/12/23 34 $127,345 +100% 37 $3,442   $851,778 7
2016/12/30 35 $116,117 -9% 35 $3,318   $967,895 8
2017/02/10 47 $89,209   57 $1,565   $2,059,908 14
2017/03/24 60 $7,102   6 $1,184   $2,326,867 20
2017/03/31 65 $8,430 +19% 5 $1,686   $2,335,297 21

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Date
Opening
Weekend
Opening
Weekend
Theaters
Maximum
Theaters
Theatrical
Engagements
Total
Box Office
Report
Date
Argentina 3/16/2017 $83,523 37 37 99 $197,962 6/27/2017
Australia 10/28/2016 $47,821 16 18 81 $197,734 12/13/2016
Brazil 11/17/2016 $40,458 29 29 141 $254,385 3/21/2017
Central America 1/5/2017 $0 0 1 1 $13,872 1/18/2017
Chile 12/8/2016 $0 0 2 12 $18,864 2/28/2017
Croatia 12/29/2016 $0 0 3 13 $11,836 2/7/2017
Denmark 3/16/2017 $30,961 23 23 60 $82,607 4/24/2017
Finland 12/9/2016 $16,249 37 37 87 $74,293 2/21/2017
Hong Kong 3/9/2017 $22,961 5 6 17 $58,306 4/4/2017
Italy 3/24/2017 $408,564 0 0 0 $1,007,510 4/20/2017
Mexico 2/10/2017 $52,674 35 35 117 $146,528 3/21/2017
Netherlands 6/2/2016 $145,061 56 62 471 $954,226 8/25/2016
New Zealand 12/23/2016 $759 2 5 36 $75,930 3/21/2017
Norway 3/3/2017 $18,237 20 20 67 $112,933 6/20/2017
Peru 12/22/2016 $0 0 2 8 $20,326 1/31/2017
Poland 1/27/2017 $3,213 7 9 28 $27,490 2/28/2017
Portugal 11/18/2016 $20,011 9 9 45 $82,903 3/2/2017
Russia (CIS) 9/23/2016 $97,610 205 205 312 $182,651 10/4/2016
Singapore 2/2/2017 $7,792 1 1 11 $25,480 5/31/2017
Slovakia 3/24/2017 $314 1 1 1 $314 3/27/2017
Slovenia 3/2/2017 $4,527 2 4 12 $12,406 4/11/2017
South Korea 5/20/2017 $0 0 56 138 $246,333 8/3/2017
Spain 9/30/2016 $178,040 63 82 437 $948,493 2/24/2017
Sweden 1/13/2017 $40,931 25 25 103 $271,951 3/14/2017
Taiwan 2/17/2017 $14,180 8 8 20 $44,873 3/21/2017
Thailand 2/16/2017 $10,679 27 27 34 $21,153 3/14/2017
Turkey 11/4/2016 $5,860 13 562 575 $13,748 11/16/2016
United Kingdom 3/10/2017 $308,351 62 62 78 $640,887 3/22/2017
Uruguay 2/16/2017 $6,143 4 4 11 $18,522 3/21/2017
Venezuela 4/28/2017 $1,992 1 7 20 $31,183 6/21/2017
 
International Total$5,795,699 8/3/2017

International Cumulative Box Office Records


Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records


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