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Meine Familie, die Nazis und Ich (2012)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $26,083Details
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Adolf Hitler did not have children, but what of the families of Hermann Göring, Heinrich Himmler and Hans Frank, to name a few? What is it like for the descendants of these top Nazi officials to deal with the legacy left behind by their notorious families? This film introduces us to the children, grandchildren and nieces and nephews of these infamous men. Among them Niklas Frank, son of Hans Frank and godson of Hitler, who despises his father’s past so much that he has spent his entire adult life researching and writing negatively about him, often touring around Germany to lecture against his father and the Nazi regime. And Bettina Göring, the great-niece of Hitler’s second in command, Hermann Göring, who lives in voluntary exile in Santa Fe, NM and together with her brother decided to get sterilized so as to not pass on the Göring name or blood. These, and many others, discuss how they have coped with the fact that their last name alone immediately raises images of murder and genocide; and how they have reached a balance between the natural admiration and affection children feel towards their parents, and their innate revulsion of their crimes. Some have been more successful than others at achieving that balance, but each bares, for the first time, the scars that their legacy has left them.


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 13,001-13,100) 13,051 $26,083
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 17,801-17,900) 17,867 $26,083
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 5,501-5,600) 5,579 $26,083

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: November 16th, 2012 (Limited) by Film Movement, released as Hitler's Children
Video Release: April 2nd, 2013 by Film Movement Video, released as Hitler's Children
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 80 minutes
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Keywords: World War II, War Crimes, Holocaust
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Maya Productions, Saxonia Entertainment, MDR, WDR, SWR
Production Countries: Germany,


Niklas Frank    Himself
Bettina Goring    Herself
Katrin Himmler    Herself
Rainer Hoess    Himself
Monika Hertwig    Herself
Eldad Beck    Himself

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Production and Technical Credits

Chanoch Ze'evi    Producer
Arik Lahav Leibovitz    Editor
Yoram Millo    Director of Photography
Philippa Kowarsky    Executive Producer
Simone Bauman    Co-Producer
Johanna Turner    Head of Research
Gil Toren    Sound Designer
Ophir Leibovitch    Original Score

Per Theater Chart: Dawn of a Busy Day

November 20th, 2012

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2 led the overall chart and the per theater chart. Its average was $34,660, which is especially impressive, as it was playing in more than 4,000 theaters. The next best release was Silver Linings Playbook, which earned an average of $27,688 in 16 theaters. This suggests a strong potential to expand, while its reviews suggest a strong word-of-mouth and some Awards Season buzz. Anna Karenina was next up with an average of $20,043, also playing in 16 theaters, but the reviews suggest it will struggle if it tries to expand. The Comedy opened in New York this week after playing in Los Angeles last week and it did really well earning $13,150. Both members of last week's $10,000 club remained above that mark this week with Lincoln earning an average of $11,859 and Skyfall earning an average of $11,727. One final note, while Jab Tak Hai Jaan didn't quite reach that mark with an average of $8,022 in 160 theaters, it debuted on Tuesday. In total, it made $1.94 million, which would have given it an average of $12,136, had it made that over the weekend. More...

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2012/11/16 75 $2,939   1 $2,939   $2,939 1
2012/11/23 83 $1,972 -33% 1 $1,972   $6,923 2
2013/03/22 100 $1,702   1 $1,702   $26,083 19

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2012/11/16 79 $4,951   1 $4,951   $4,951 1
2012/11/23 90 $1,972 -60% 1 $1,972   $6,923 2
2013/03/22 108 $1,702   1 $1,702   $26,083 19

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