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Kidnapping Mr. Heineken (2015)

Kidnapping Mr. Heineken poster
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $0Details
International Box Office $2,633,527Details
Worldwide Box Office $2,633,527
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In 1983, a group of childhood friends pulled off the crime of the century: kidnapping one of the richest men in the world, the heir of the Heineken beer empire. The shocking capture--by gunpoint in broad daylight on the streets of Amsterdam--resulted in the largest ransom ever paid for a kidnapped individual. It was truly the perfect crime…until they got away with it. Based on a true story.


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time International Box Office (Rank 5,401-5,500) 5,418 $2,633,527
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 9,201-9,300) 9,221 $2,633,527
All Time International Box Office for R Movies (Rank 1,501-1,600) 1,572 $2,633,527
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies (Rank 2,701-2,800) 2,715 $2,633,527

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: March 6th, 2015 (Limited) by Alchemy
International Releases: March 12th, 2015 (Limited) (Australia)
March 19th, 2015 (Wide) (Singapore)
June 11th, 2015 (Wide) (Ukraine)
June 17th, 2015 (Wide) (Belgium)
June 18th, 2015 (Wide) (Uruguay)
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Video Release: March 6th, 2015 by Alchemy
MPAA Rating: R for language throughout.
(Rating bulletin 2352, 12/10/2014)
Running Time: 94 minutes
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Keywords: Kidnap, Ransom, 1980s, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Remake, Foreign-Language Remake, Heir
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Companies: Informant Europe
Production Countries: Belgium,
United Kingdom

Leading Cast

   Cor Van Hout
   Willem Holleeder
   Jan 'Cat' Boellard
   Freddy Heineken

Supporting Cast

Mark Van Eeuwen    Frans Meijer
Tom Cocquerel    Martin 'Brakes' Erkamps
Jemima West    Sonja Holleeder
Rob Fuller    Mean Looking Prisoner
Roy McCrerey    Iverson
David Dencik    Ab Doderer

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Production and Technical Credits

William Brookfield    Screenwriter
Peter R. de Vries    Story Creator
Michael A. Simpson    Producer
Howard Meltzer    Producer
Judy Cairo    Producer
Eric Brenner    Executive Producer
Grant Guthrie    Executive Producer
Sandra Siegal    Executive Producer
Paul B. Loyd    Executive Producer
Sam Solakyan    Executive Producer
Darrel Casalino    Executive Producer
Tim Haslam    Executive Producer
Hugo Grumbar    Executive Producer
Adrian Politowski    Executive Producer
Gilles Waterkeyn    Executive Producer
Hubert Pouille    Production Designer
Chris Stull    Production Designer
Hakan Karlsson    Editor
Lucas Vidal    Composer
Fredrik Backar    Director of Photography
John Papsidera    Casting Director

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Weekly Box Office Performance

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Box Office
Argentina 9/17/2015 $0 0 8 9 $99,933 10/13/2015
Australia 3/12/2015 $37,937 45 45 87 $81,214 5/28/2015
Belgium 6/17/2015 $10,140 9 9 16 $20,054 7/8/2015
China 8/26/2016 $1,430,000 24209 24209 24209 $2,010,000 9/6/2016
Hong Kong 9/3/2015 $36,905 16 16 20 $52,537 9/30/2015
Netherlands 6/25/2015 $24,344 61 61 61 $24,344 7/1/2015
Singapore 3/19/2015 $0 0 1 1 $16,332 6/26/2015
South Korea 9/17/2015 $6,214 54 54 108 $30,807 9/30/2015
Spain 9/18/2015 $0 0 53 106 $152,780 12/1/2015
Thailand 7/16/2015 $54,662 77 77 103 $90,313 8/4/2015
Ukraine 6/11/2015 $0 0 37 43 $16,716 7/21/2015
Uruguay 6/18/2015 $13,717 4 4 15 $38,497 7/21/2015
International Total$2,633,527 9/6/2016

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