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M (1931)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $35,566Details
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Synopsis

M centers around the intense manhunt for a child murderer, played by the legendary Peter Lorre in his first major role. As the police descend on the city in search of the killer, the criminal element finds that extra scrutiny from the law is hindering its own activities, and take the law into their own hands, seeking to bring the murderer to justice on their own terms.

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 12,501-12,600) 12,566 $35,566
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 16,801-16,900) 16,842 $35,566
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 5,101-5,200) 5,179 $35,566

See the Box Office tab (Domestic) and International tab (International and Worldwide) for more Cumulative Box Office Records.


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: March 15th, 2013 (Limited) by Kino Lorber
International Releases: August 31st, 1931 (Limited) (Sweden)
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 111 minutes
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Keywords: Police Procedural, Serial Killer, Organized Crime, Prostitution
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Nero Films A.G.
Production Countries: Germany

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 40th Weekend Limited Release 84 $76 Dec 13, 2013 276

Leading Cast

   Hans Beckert

Supporting Cast

Otto Wernicke    Inspector Lohmann
Gustaf Grundgens    Schranker
Ernst Stahl-Nachbaur    Chief of Police
Franz Stein    Minister
Theodor Loos    Inspector Groeber
Fritz Odemar    Safecracker
Fritz Gnass    Burglar
Paul Kemp    Pickpocket
Theo Lingen    Con Man

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Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Seymour Nebenzal    Producer
Fritz Lang    Screenwriter
Thea Von Harbou    Screenwriter
Paul Falkenberg    Additional Story
Adolf Jansen    Additional Story
Karl Vash    Additional Story
Egon Jacobson    Based on an article
Fritz Arno Wagner    Cinematographer
Emil Hasler    Art Director
Karl Vollbrecht    Art Director
Edward Greig    Composer

Per Theater Chart: Breaking the Bank

March 20th, 2013

Spring Breakers dominated the per theater chart earning the best per theater average for any film of 2013. It opened with an average of $87,667 in three theaters. Had it opened with a total of $87,667 in three theaters, it would have been a great start. A fellow A24 release, Ginger & Rosa, was next with an average of $14,279, also in three theaters. Somebody Up There Likes Me fell 64%, but still earned a spot in the $10,000 club with $12,310 in its one theater. Oz the Great and Powerful was the final film to earn more than $10,000 on the per theater chart with an average of $10,545. More...

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2013/03/15 77 $6,123   1 $6,123   $6,123 1
2013/03/22 96 $2,570 -58% 1 $2,570   $13,353 2
2013/03/29 114 $628 -76% 1 $628   $16,773 3
2013/04/05 81 $5,253 +736% 3 $1,751   $22,867 4
2013/04/12 98 $890 -83% 1 $890   $26,648 5
2013/05/10 102 $742   1 $742   $27,842 9
2013/05/17 104 $142 -81% 1 $142   $28,259 10
2013/05/31 77 $618   1 $618   $28,877 12
2013/08/09 78 $4,199   2 $2,100   $33,648 22
2013/09/20 105 $717   1 $717   $35,274 28
2013/12/13 65 $76   1 $76   $35,350 40

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2013/03/15 74 $10,783   1 $10,783   $10,783 1
2013/03/22 92 $5,362 -50% 1 $5,362   $16,145 2
2013/03/29 110 $1,469 -73% 1 $1,469   $17,614 3
2013/04/05 82 $8,144 +454% 3 $2,715   $25,758 4
2013/04/12 101 $1,324 -84% 1 $1,324   $27,082 5
2013/05/10 111 $1,035   1 $1,035   $28,117 9
2013/05/17 108 $142 -86% 1 $142   $28,259 10
2013/05/31 88 $618   1 $618   $28,877 12
2013/06/21 100 $215   1 $215   $29,092 15
2013/08/09 83 $4,199   2 $2,100   $33,648 22
2013/09/20 104 $717   1 $717   $35,274 28
2013/12/13 71 $151   1 $151   $35,566 40

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Date
Opening
Weekend
Opening
Weekend
Theaters
Maximum
Theaters
Theatrical
Engagements
Total
Box Office
Report
Date
Sweden 8/31/1931 $0000$0
 
International Total$0

Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records



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