A mysterious samurai arrives at the doorstep of his feudal lord, requesting an honorable death by ritual suicide in his courtyard. The lord threatens him with the brutal tale of Motome, a desperate young ronin who made a similar request with ulterior motives, only to meet a grisly end. Undaunted, the samurai begins to tell a story of his own.
Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists
|All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 11,501-11,600)
|All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 15,401-15,500)
|All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 4,301-4,400)
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||July 20th, 2012 (Limited) by TriBeca Films, released as Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai|
||January 22nd, 2013 by New Video Group, released as Hara-Kiri: Death of a Samurai|
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||3-D, Revenge, Martial Arts, Samurai|
|Production Method:||Live Action|
|Creative Type:||Historical Fiction|
||American Express, Sedic International Inc., Dentsu Inc., Shochiku Company, Kodansha, OLM, Recorded Picture Company, Yamanashi, Nichinchi Shimbun, YBS, Yahoo! Japan, Asahi Shimbun, Shockiku Presentation, Hara Kiri Death of a Samurai Film Partners Production|
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July 24th, 2012
The Dark Knight Rises led the way on the per theater chart with an average of $36,532, which is excellent for an ultra-wide release. The Queen of Versailles was next with an average of $17,109 in three theaters. This does show some potential to expand, but as a documentary, it likely won't get too far. Space Station bounced back into the $10,000 club with an average of $11,540 in two theaters with Deep Sea 3-D right behind with $10,590 in one theater. The final film to crack $10,000 was The Imposter with $10,202 in its lone theater.
July 20th, 2012
Not only has The Dark Knight Rises scared off the competition in terms of wide releases, there are almost no limited releases coming out this week either. Of the four releases, two are documentaries, one is a 3D samurai film, and the other an ensemble. I don't think any of them will earn a real measure of mainstream success, but The Queen of Versailles will likely perform the best this weekend.
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