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Turkey Box Office for Ben, Daniel Blake (2016)

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I, Daniel Blake
Theatrical Performance (US$)
Turkey Box Office $16,960Details
Worldwide Box Office $9,191,320Details
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Daniel Blake has worked as a joiner most of his life in Newcastle. Now, for the first time ever, he needs help from the State. He crosses paths with a single mother Katie and her two young children, Daisy and Dylan. Katie’s only chance to escape a one-roomed homeless hostel in London has been to accept a flat in a city she doesn’t know, some 300 miles away. Daniel and Katie find themselves in no-man’s land, caught on the barbed wire of welfare bureaucracy as played out against the rhetoric of ‘striver and skiver’ in modern day Britain.


Movie Details

Turkey Releases: December 30th, 2016 (Wide), released as Ben, Daniel Blake
Video Release: January 16th, 2018 by Criterion
MPAA Rating: R for language.
(Rating bulletin 2454 (Cert #50814), 12/7/2016)
Running Time: 100 minutes
Keywords: Poverty, Unemployed, Government Bureaucracy, Medical and Hospitals, Single Parent
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Sundance Selects, Sixteen Films, Why Not Productions, Wild Bunch, BFI, BBC Films, Les Films du Fleuve, France 2 Cinema, Canal Plus, France Television, Le Pacte, Cineart, Cine Plus, VOO ET BETV
Production Countries: Belgium,
United Kingdom


Dave Johns    Daniel Blake
Hayley Squires    Katie
Dylan McKiernan    Dylan
Briana Shann    Daisy
Sharon Percy    Sheila
Kema Sikazwe    China
Kate Rutter    Ann
Micky McGregor    Ivan
Julie Nicholson    Madam
Bryn Jones    Police Officer

Production and Technical Credits

Director    Ken Loach
Producer    Rebecca O'Brien
Screenwriter    Paul Laverty
Executive Producer    Pascal Caucheteux
Executive Producer    Gregoire Sorlat
Executive Producer    Vincent Maraval
Composer    George Fenton
Editor    Jonathan Morris
Line Producer    Eimhear McMahon
Assistant Director    David Gilchrist
Costume Designer    Joanne Slater
Casting Director    Kahleen Crawford
Sound Editor    Kevin Brazier
Recordist    Ray Beckett
Photography by    Robbie Ryan
Production Designer    Fergus Clegg
Production Designer    Linda Wilson

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2016/12/30 - $4,702   12 $392   $5,580 1
2017/01/06 18 $4,706 n/c 12 $392   $16,960 2

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Box Office
Australia 10/28/2016 $12,733 3 39 356 $595,279 3/6/2017
Bulgaria 4/21/2017 $615 0 0 0 $5,582 7/14/2017
Italy 10/20/2016 $366,890 0 0 0 $1,414,409 11/23/2016
Netherlands 11/24/2016 $93,859 41 55 437 $779,890 2/2/2017
New Zealand 10/28/2016 $47,553 26 43 271 $338,892 3/27/2017
North America 6/2/2017 $0 0 45 147 $260,354
Portugal 12/2/2016 $21,313 12 13 61 $127,610 8/10/2017
Russia (CIS) 10/28/2016 $19,515 87 87 87 $19,515 11/3/2016
Slovenia 2/3/2017 $1,797 2 3 5 $13,382 11/17/2017
South Korea 11/23/2016 $0 0 62 350 $679,391 12/28/2017
Spain 10/28/2016 $125,172 71 92 384 $675,557 1/27/2017
Turkey 12/30/2016 $4,702 12 12 24 $16,960 5/2/2017
United Kingdom 10/21/2016 $543,101 94 273 1135 $4,264,499 5/10/2017
Worldwide Total$9,191,320 12/28/2017

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