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On Chesil Beach (2018)

On Chesil Beach
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $35,765Details
International Box Office $4,753Details
Worldwide Box Office $40,518
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  8. Trailer


The film follows a young couple of drastically different backgrounds in the summer of 1962. Following the pair through their idyllic courtship, the film explores sex and the societal pressure that can accompany physical intimacy, leading to an awkward and fateful wedding night.


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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: May 18th, 2018 (Limited) by Bleecker Street
International Releases: April 6th, 2018 (Wide) (Australia)
MPAA Rating: R for some sexual content and nudity.
(Rating bulletin 2524 (Cert #51575), 4/25/2018)
Running Time: 110 minutes
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Keywords: 1960s, Novel or Other Work Adapted by Author, Non-Chronological, Wedding Day, Romance, Relationships Gone Wrong, Newlyweds
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Companies: BBC Films, Bleecker Street , Rocket Science, Golan Films, Lipsync Productions
Production Countries: United Kingdom

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Top 2018 Theater Average 52 $8,941 May 18, 2018 3

Leading Cast

   Florence Ponting
   Edward Mayhew

Supporting Cast

Anne-Marie Duff    Marjorie Mayhew
Adrian Scarborough    Lionel Mayhew
Emily Watson    Violet Ponting
Samuel West    Geoffrey Ponting
Bebe Cave    Ruth Ponting
Philip Labey    Bob
Oliver Johnstone    Ted
Bronte Carmichael    Young Chloe Morrell

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Production and Technical Credits

Elizabeth Karlsen    Producer
Stephen Woolley    Producer
Ian McEwan    Screenwriter
Ian McEwan    Story based on the Novel By
Joe Oppenheimer    Executive Producer
Beth Pattinson    Executive Producer
Norman Merry    Executive Producer
Peter Hampden    Executive Producer
Ian McEwan    Executive Producer
Thorsten Schumacher    Executive Producer
Chara Gelardin    Executive Producer
Zygi Kamasa    Executive Producer
Caroline Levy    Co-Producer
Sean Bobbitt    Director of Photography
Suzie Davies    Production Designer
Nick Fenton    Editor
Dan Jones    Music By
Keith Madden    Costume Designer
Karen Elliott    Music Supervisor
Nina Gold    Casting Director

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2018/05/18 41 $35,765   4 $8,941   $35,765 1

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2018/05/18 - $11,582   4 $2,896   $11,582 1
2018/05/19 - $13,675 +18% 4 $3,419   $25,257 2
2018/05/20 - $10,508 -23% 4 $2,627   $35,765 3

Weekly Box Office Performance

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Box Office
Australia 4/6/2018 $956 2 3 5 $4,753 4/23/2018
International Total$4,753 4/23/2018

International Cumulative Box Office Records

Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records

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