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The Leisure Seeker (2018)

The Leisure Seeker
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $2,346,198Details
International Box Office $14,207,881Details
Worldwide Box Office $16,554,079
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A runaway couple goes on an unforgettable journey in the faithful old RV they call The Leisure Seeker, traveling from Boston to The Ernest Hemingway Home in Key West. They recapture their passion for life and their love for each other on a road trip that provides revelation and surprise right up to the very end.


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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: March 9th, 2018 (Limited) by Sony Pictures Classics
International Releases: January 5th, 2018 (Wide) (Netherlands)
January 18th, 2018 (Wide), released as Ella & John - The Leisure Seeker (Italy)
February 23rd, 2018 (Wide) (China)
March 23rd, 2018 (Wide), released as El Viaje de sus vidas (Spain)
MPAA Rating: R for some sexual material.
(Rating bulletin 2481 (Cert #51041), 6/21/2017)
Running Time: 112 minutes
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Keywords: Road Trip, Autumn Years, Recreational Vehicle, Retirement Home, Infidelity, Terminal Illness, Dysfunctional Family, Alzheimer, Faulty Memory
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Indiana Production Company, RAI Cinema, Motorino Amaranto, 3 Marys Entertainment S.R.I.
Production Countries: France,

Leading Cast


Supporting Cast

Christian McKay    Will Spencer
Janel Moloney    Jane Spencer
Dana Ivey    Lillian
Dick Gregory    Dan Coleman
Kirsty Mitchell    Jennifer Ward
Joshua Mikel   

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Production and Technical Credits

Fabrizio Donvito    Producer
Marty Eli Schwartz    Producer
Marco Cohen    Producer
Benedetto Habib    Producer
Alessandro Mascheroni    Executive Producer
Dov Mamann    Executive Producer
Daniel Campos Pavoncelli    Executive Producer
Cobi Benatoff    Executive Producer
David Grumbach    Executive Producer
Mathieu Robinet    Executive Producer
Gilles Sousa    Executive Producer
Bryan Thomas    Executive Producer
Stephen Amidon    Screenwriter
Francesca Archibugi    Screenwriter
Francesco Piccolo    Screenwriter
Paolo Virzi    Screenwriter
Michael Zadoorian    Story based on the book by
Carlo Virzi    Composer
Luca Bigazzi    Director of Photography
Jacopo Quadri    Editor
Richard A. Wright    Production Designer
Massimo Cantini Parrini    Costume Designer
James Spies    Line Producer
Elisabetta Boni    Co-Producer
Marty Eli Schwartz    Assistant Director

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

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2018/03/09 34 $113,708   28 $4,061   $113,708 1
2018/03/16 27 $142,355 +25% 49 $2,905   $306,166 2
2018/03/23 23 $290,844 +104% 117 $2,486   $692,441 3
2018/03/30 25 $235,872 -19% 155 $1,522   $1,068,778 4
2018/04/06 20 $527,339 +124% 353 $1,494   $1,769,453 5
2018/04/13 24 $273,275 -48% 276 $990   $2,346,198 6

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2018/03/09 35 $163,811   28 $5,850   $163,811 1
2018/03/16 27 $237,786 +45% 49 $4,853   $401,597 2
2018/03/23 23 $431,309 +81% 117 $3,686   $832,906 3
2018/03/30 25 $409,208 -5% 155 $2,640   $1,242,114 4
2018/04/06 20 $830,809 +103% 155 $5,360   $2,072,923 5

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Box Office
China 2/23/2018 $470,000 4801 4801 4801 $840,000 3/6/2018
Italy 1/18/2018 $1,499,453 0 0 0 $12,626,647 2/12/2018
Netherlands 1/5/2018 $105,831 39 41 258 $538,330 2/20/2018
Spain 3/23/2018 $99,275 61 61 120 $202,904 4/6/2018
International Total$14,207,881 4/6/2018

International Cumulative Box Office Records

Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records

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