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Pele: Birth of a Legend (2016)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $49,979Details
International Box Office $2,364,993Details
Worldwide Box Office $2,414,972
Home Market Performance
Est. Domestic DVD Sales $133,439 Details
Total Est. Domestic Video Sales $133,439
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  7. Cast & Crew
  8. Trailer

Synopsis

The miraculous story of the legendary soccer player’s rise to glory from a young boy, to the 17 year old who scored the winning goal in Brazil’s first ever World Cup victory in 1958. From a life full of disadvantages and an impoverished youth in Brazil, Pelé used his unorthodox yet authentic style of play and his unbeatable spirit to overcome all odds, find greatness and inspire a country that he changed forever.

Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 11,901-12,000) 11,959 $49,979
All Time International Box Office (Rank 5,101-5,200) 5,180 $2,364,993
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 9,001-9,100) 9,009 $2,414,972
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 4,701-4,800) 4,726 $49,979

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


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: May 13th, 2016 (Limited) by IFC Films
International Releases: May 5th, 2016 (Limited), released as Пеле: Раждането на една легенда (Bulgaria)
May 26th, 2016 (Wide), released as Pelé (Italy)
July 22nd, 2016 (Limited), released as Pelé: O Nascimento de uma Lenda (Portugal)
July 29th, 2016 (Wide) (Russia (CIS))
September 30th, 2016 (Wide), released as Pele: Bir Efsanenin Doğuşu (Turkey)
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Video Release: September 20th, 2016 by IFC Video
MPAA Rating: PG for thematic elements, some smoking and language.
(Rating bulletin 2420 (Cert #50184), 4/13/2016)
Running Time: 107 minutes
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Keywords: Soccer, Slums / Shantytown, Brazil, 1950s
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Companies: Imagine Entertainment, Seine Pictures, Legends 10
Production Countries: United States

Cast

   Dondinho
Mariana Nunes    Celeste
Diego Boneta    Jose
Vincent D'Onofrio    Coach Feola
Rodrigo Santoro    Brazilian Announcer
Kevin De Paula Rosa    Dico (15-17 years old)
Leonardo Lima Carvalho    Dico (9 years old)
Nathan Alves Rosseto    Thiago (9 years old)
Rafael Henrique De Souza Reuther    Yuri (10 years old)
Marcus Vinicius Cerqueira De Souza    Fofinho (10 years old)

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Director   
Screenwriter    Jeff Zimbalist
Screenwriter    Michael Zimbalist
Producer    Brian Grazer
Producer    Colin Wilson
Producer    Ivan Orlic
Producer    Kim Roth
Executive Producer    Michael Rosenberg
Director of Photography    Matthew Libatique
Composer    AR Rahman

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2016/05/13 68 $7,226   3 $2,409   $7,226 1
2016/05/20 53 $17,123 +137% 19 $901   $27,312 2
2016/05/27 56 $5,453 -68% 11 $496   $40,073 3

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2016/05/13 74 $10,189   3 $3,396   $10,189 1
2016/05/20 54 $24,431 +140% 19 $1,286   $34,620 2
2016/05/27 62 $10,664 -56% 11 $969   $45,684 3
2016/06/03 73 $4,695 -56% 7 $671   $49,979 4

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Date
Opening
Weekend
Opening
Weekend
Theaters
Maximum
Theaters
Theatrical
Engagements
Total
Box Office
Report
Date
Bulgaria 5/5/2016 $0 0 0 0 $3,613 9/13/2017
Italy 5/26/2016 $618,347 0 0 0 $2,139,775 6/29/2016
Mexico 6/2/2017 $91,055 0 0 0 $91,055 6/7/2017
Portugal 7/22/2016 $3,061 7 8 15 $6,210 8/3/2016
Russia (CIS) 7/29/2016 $49,089 202 202 392 $90,698 8/10/2016
Spain 12/30/2016 $5,294 29 29 39 $13,042 1/17/2017
Turkey 9/30/2016 $10,001 60 60 73 $20,600 10/12/2016
 
International Total$2,364,993 9/13/2017

International Cumulative Box Office Records


Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records


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