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A Merry War (1998)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $373,830Details
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Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 9,201-9,300) 9,279 $373,830
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 12,901-13,000) 12,953 $373,830
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,547 $373,830

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: August 28th, 1998 (Wide) by First Look
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 101 minutes
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Production Companies: UBA, Sentinel Films
Production Countries: United Kingdom

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Theater Average Opening Weekend 55 $74,766 Aug 28, 1998 3
Theater Average 74 $74,766 Aug 28, 1998 3
Top 1998 Theater Average 2 $74,766 Aug 28, 1998 3

Leading Cast

   Gordon Comstock

Supporting Cast

Jim Carter    Erskine
Harriet Walter    Julia Comstock
Lill Roughly    Mrs. Trilling
Julian Wadham    Ravelston
Lesley Vickerage    Hermoine
John Clegg    McKechnie
Barbara Leigh Hunt    Mrs. Wisebeach
Grant Parsons    Beautiful Young Man
Dorothea Alexander    Old Woman
Peter Stockbridge    Old Man
Malcolm Sinclair    Paul Doring
Derek Smee    Lecturer
Ben Miles    Ravenscroft Waiter
Richard Dixon    Head Waiter
Roger Morlidge    Policeman
Roland Oliver    Magistrate Croom
Bill Wallis    Cheeseman
Liz Smith    Mrs. Meakin
Roger Frost    Orton the Undertaker
Harri Alexander    Dora
Lucy Speed    Factory Girl
Joan Blackman    Librarian
Roy Evans    Cabby
Maggie McCarthy    Customer

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Production and Technical Credits

Alan Plater    Screenwriter
George Orwell    Based on the Novel by
Peter Shaw    Producer
Robert Bierman    Executive Producer
John Wolstenholme    Executive Producer
Joyce Herlihy    Executive Producer
Sarah Greenwood    Production Designer
Mike Batt    Composer
Giles Nuttgens    Cinematographer
Richard Hewitt    Assistant Director
Philip Robinson    Art Director
James Keast    Costume Designer
Patrick Quirk    Sound Mixer
Paul Hamblin    Sound
Marilyn MacDonald    Chief Makeup and Hair
Michelle Guish    Casting 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
1998/08/28 29 $373,830   5 $74,766   $373,830 1
1998/09/11 58 $32,624   0     $146,495 3

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance