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Seven Years in Tibet (1997)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $37,945,884Details
International Box Office $93,500,000Details
Worldwide Box Office $131,445,884
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,129 $37,945,884
All Time International Box Office (Rank 801-900) 891 $93,500,000
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 1,101-1,200) 1,150 $131,445,884

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


Movie Details

Production Budget:$70,000,000
Domestic Releases: October 8th, 1997 (Wide) by Sony Pictures
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some violent sequences
Running Time: 131 minutes
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Keywords: Religious
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Companies: Mandalay Entertainment, Applecross, Vanguard Films, Reperage
Production Countries: Argentina,
France,
United Kingdom,
United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankAmountChart
Date
Days In
Release
Halloween (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 81 $6,407,134 Oct 31, 1997 24
Columbus Day (All Movies, 3-Day) 75 $10,020,378 Oct 10, 1997 3
Columbus Day (All Movies, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 48 $19,582,307 Oct 10, 1997 3
Columbus Day (All Movies, 4-Day, Fri-Mon) 63 $11,132,586 Oct 10, 1997 3
Columbus Day (All Movies, 4-Day, Fri-Mon, Inflation Adjusted) 35 $21,755,838 Oct 10, 1997 3
Columbus Day (Opening, 3-Day) 43 $10,020,378 Oct 10, 1997 3
Columbus Day (Opening, 3-Day, Inflation Adjusted) 27 $19,582,307 Oct 10, 1997 3
Columbus Day (Opening, 4-Day, Fri-Mon) 35 $11,132,586 Oct 10, 1997 3
Columbus Day (Opening, 4-Day, Fri-Mon, Inflation Adjusted) 19 $21,755,838 Oct 10, 1997 3

Leading Cast

   Heinrich Harrer

Supporting Cast

David Thewlis    Peter Aufschnaiter
B.D. Wong    Ngawang Jigme
Mako    Kungo Tsarong
Danny Denzongpa    Regent
Victor Wong    Chinese 'Amban'
Ingeborga Dapkunaite    Ingrid Harrer
Jamyang Jamtsho Wangchuk    Dalai Lama at 14 Years
Lhakpa Tsamchoe    Pema Lhaki
Jetsun Pema    Great Mother
Ama Ashe Dongtse    Tashi
Sonam Wangchuk    Dalai Lama at 8 Years
Dorjee Tsering    Dalai Lama at 4 Years
Ric Young    General Chang Jing Wu
Ngawang Chojor    Lord Chamberlain
Duncan Fraser    British Officer
Benedick Blythe    Nazi Official
Tom Raudaschl    Lutz Chicken
Wolfgang Tonninger    Hans Lobenhoffer
Samdup Dhargyal    The Garpon
Chemchok Chemchok    Garpon's Agent
Tenzin Jangchub    Declaration Monk Official
Angphurba Sherpa    Tibetan General
Tsering Wangdue    Burly Guide
Yama Nugdup Cheshatsang    Burly Guide
Kalsang Dhundop Lungtok    Ice-Skates Vendor
Sonam Bidhartsang    Jacket Vendor
Lama Champa Tsondu    Watch Vendor
Geshe Lobsang Nyma    Ling Rinpoche
Geshe Yeshi Tsultrim    Trijang Rinpoche
Lama Champa Chandu    Dalai Lama's Room Attendant
Pemba Norbu Sherpa    Young Sherpa
Karma Apo-Tsang    Messenger to Great Mother
Ngawang Tenzin Gyatso    Jokhang Monk Official
Choeden Tsering    Military Instuctor
Lama Jampa Lekshe    Monk Head of Security
Lama Thupten Nugdup    Head of Security's Aide
Daniel Tedeschi    Marchese
Gerardo Ebert    Horst Immendorf
Sebastian Zevalia    Younger Rolf Harrer
Philipp Kriechbaum    Older Rolf Harrer
Lobsang Gendun Rinpoche    Tibetan
Tenzin Gyaltsen Rinpoche    Tibetan
Sharpa Tulku Rinpoche    Tibetan
Zongra Tulku Rinpoche    Tibetan

For a description of the different acting role types we use to categorize acting perfomances, see our Glossary.

Production and Technical Credits

   Director
Becky Johnston    Screenwriter
Heinrich Harrer    Story Creator
Jean-Jacques Annaud    Producer
John H. Williams    Producer
Iain Smith    Producer
Richard Goodwin    Executive Producer
Michael Besman    Executive Producer
David Nichols    Executive Producer
At Hoang    Production Designer
Noelle Boisson    Editor
John Williams    Composer
Robert Fraisse    Director of Photography
Alisa Tager    Associate Producer
Mark Egerton    Assistant Director
Allen Smith    Second Unit Director
Mark Egerton    Second Unit Director
Edmon Roch    Production Manager
Brent O'Connor    Production Manager
Pierre Queffelean    Art Director
George Richardson    Art Director
Jim Erickson    Set Decorator
Allen Smith    Additional Photography
Dominique Gentil    Additional Photography
David Breashears    Second Unit Camera
Dean Lockwood    Special Effects Coordinator
Philippe Montagny    Digital Effects Supervisor
Enrico Sabbatini    Costume Designer
Paolo Scalabrino    Costume Supervisor
Ken Weston    Sound Mixer
Rick Patton    Sound Mixer
Tim Worth    Sound Mixer
Dean Humphreys    Re-recording Mixer
Tim Cavagin    Re-recording Mixer
Mark Lafbery    Re-recording Mixer
Peter Pennell    Supervising Sound Editor
Grahame Peters    Sound Editor
Tim Hands    Sound Editor
Julian Rodd    Sound Editor
Philip Alton    Dialogue Editor
Ken Wannberg    Music Editor
Jeff Charbonneau    Music Editor
Paul Engelen    Make up
Maria Teresa Corridoni    Hairstylist
Priscilla John    Casting Director
Francine Maisler    Casting Director
Stuart Aikins    Casting Director
Lucky Englander    Casting Director
Fritz Fleischhacker    Casting Director
Nick Gillard    Stunt Coordinator

The bold credits above the line are the "above-the-line" credits, the other the "below-the-line" credits.

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1997/10/10 2 $10,020,378   2,103 $4,765   $10,066,508 1
1997/10/17 4 $6,412,250 -36% 2,103 $3,049   $19,752,365 2
1997/10/24 4 $4,715,925 -26% 2,103 $2,242   $26,306,590 3
1997/10/31 6 $3,278,567 -30% 2,103 $1,559   $31,024,041 4
1997/11/07 11 $2,003,129 -39% 1,562 $1,282   $34,069,860 5
1997/11/14 15 $1,202,033 -40% 968 $1,242   $36,110,878 6
1997/11/21 24 $387,910 -68% 512 $758   $36,788,214 7
1997/11/28 26 $253,759 -35% 296 $857   $37,217,962 8
1997/12/05 27 $150,778 -41% 316 $477   $37,416,715 9
1997/12/12 33 $73,758 -51% 191 $386   $37,517,500 10
1997/12/19 49 $26,178 -65% 86 $304   $37,555,985 11
1998/01/16 66 $14,762   57 $259   $37,653,790 15
1998/01/23 37 $105,020 +611% 445 $236   $37,762,974 16
1998/01/30 49 $65,226 -38% 295 $221   $37,848,997 17
1998/02/06 58 $38,517 -41% 213 $181   $37,901,509 18

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
1997/10/08 - $27,245   3 $9,082   $27,245 1
1997/10/09 - $18,885 -31% 3 $6,295   $46,130 2
1997/10/10 2 $3,141,096 +16,533% 2,103 $1,494   $3,187,226 3
1997/10/12 2 $2,785,000   2,103 $1,324   $10,066,508 3
1997/10/13 2 $1,112,208 -60% 2,103 $529   $11,178,716 4
1997/10/14 2 $801,463 -28% 2,103 $381   $11,980,179 5
1997/10/15 2 $672,450 -16% 2,103 $320   $12,652,629 6
1997/10/16 2 $687,486 +2% 2,103 $327   $13,340,115 7
1997/10/17 4 $1,950,000 +184% 2,103 $927   $15,290,000 8
1997/10/18 4 $2,870,000 +47% 2,103 $1,365   $18,160,000 9
1997/10/19 4 $1,630,000 -43% 2,103 $775   $19,752,365 10
1997/10/20 4 $428,731 -74% 2,103 $204   $20,181,096 11
1997/10/21 4 $532,806 +24% 2,103 $253   $20,713,902 12
1997/10/22 3 $434,000 -19% 2,103 $206   $21,147,902 13
1997/10/23 3 $444,000 +2% 2,103 $211   $21,591,902 14
1997/10/24 5 $1,365,000 +207% 2,103 $649   $22,956,000 15
1997/10/25 4 $2,105,000 +54% 2,103 $1,001   $25,061,000 16
1997/10/26 3 $1,185,000 -44% 2,103 $563   $26,307,000 17
1997/10/27 5 $317,593 -73% 2,103 $151   $26,624,183 18
1997/10/28 4 $422,845 +33% 2,103 $201   $27,047,028 19
1997/10/29 3 $353,596 -16% 2,103 $168   $27,400,624 20
1997/10/30 3 $344,376 -3% 2,103 $164   $27,745,000 21
1997/10/31 6 $685,000 +99% 2,103 $326   $28,430,000 22
1997/11/01 6 $1,725,000 +152% 2,103 $820   $30,155,000 23
1997/11/02 6 $885,000 -49% 2,103 $421   $31,024,000 24
1997/11/03 6 $230,237 -74% 2,103 $109   $31,254,278 25
1997/11/04 6 $318,729 +38% 2,103 $152   $31,573,007 26
1997/11/05 6 $240,127 -25% 2,103 $114   $31,813,134 27
1997/11/06 6 $253,597 +6% 2,103 $121   $32,066,731 28
1997/11/07 10 $555,000 +119% 1,562 $355   $32,621,731 29
1997/11/08 10 $865,000 +56% 1,562 $554   $33,487,000 30
1997/11/09 9 $582,860 -33% 1,562 $373   $34,069,860 31
1997/11/10 11 $205,679 -65% 1,562 $132   $34,275,539 32
1997/11/11 10 $301,236 +46% 1,562 $193   $34,576,775 33
1997/11/12 9 $159,275 -47% 1,562 $102   $34,736,050 34
1997/11/13 9 $172,795 +8% 1,562 $111   $34,908,845 35

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1997/10/10 2 $13,293,985   2,103 $6,321   $13,340,115 2
1997/10/17 5 $8,250,550 -38% 2,103 $3,923   $21,590,665 3
1997/10/24 4 $6,154,809 -25% 2,103 $2,927   $27,745,474 4
1997/10/31 6 $4,321,257 -30% 2,103 $2,055   $32,066,731 5
1997/11/07 11 $2,842,114 -34% 1,562 $1,820   $34,908,845 6
1997/11/14 14 $1,491,459 -48% 968 $1,541   $36,400,304 7
1997/11/21 22 $563,899 -62% 512 $1,101   $36,964,203 8
1997/11/28 25 $301,734 -46% 296 $1,019   $37,265,937 9
1997/12/05 28 $177,805 -41% 316 $563   $37,443,742 10
1997/12/12 37 $86,065 -52% 191 $451   $37,529,807 11
1998/01/16 61 $18,926   57 $332   $37,657,954 16
1998/01/23 37 $125,817 +565% 445 $283   $37,783,771 17
1998/01/30 52 $79,221 -37% 295 $269   $37,862,992 18

International Cumulative Box Office Records


Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records



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