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Thank You for Your Service (2017)

Thank You for Your Service
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $9,479,390Details
International Box Office $191,524Details
Worldwide Box Office $9,670,914
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A group of U.S. soldiers returning from Iraq struggle to integrate back into family and civilian life, while living with the memory of a war that threatens to destroy them long after they’ve left the battlefield.


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office for R Movies (Rank 1,601-1,700) 1,615 $9,479,390
All Time International Box Office for R Movies (Rank 2,101-2,200) 2,199 $191,524
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies (Rank 1,901-2,000) 1,929 $9,670,914

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

Movie Details

Production Budget:$20,000,000
Domestic Releases: October 27th, 2017 (Wide) by Universal
International Releases: November 24th, 2017 (Wide) (Netherlands)
Video Release: January 9th, 2018 by Universal Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for strong violent content, language throughout, some sexuality, drug material and brief nudity.
Running Time: 108 minutes
Comparisons: vs. The Light Between Oceans
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Keywords: Iraq War, Returning Soldiers, PTSD, Ensemble
Source:Based on Factual Book/Article
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Dramatization
Production Companies: DreamWorks Pictures, Reliance Entertainment, Rahway Road
Production Countries: United States


   Adam Schumann
Haley Bennett    Saskia Schumann
Joe Cole    Billy Waller
Amy Schumer    Amanda Doster
Beulah Koale    Tausolo Aeiti
Scott Haze    Michael Emory
Keisha Castle-Hughes    Alea Aieti
Brad Beyer    Sergeant James Doster
Omar Dorsey    Dante
Kate Lyn Shiel    Bell
Kerry Cahill    Anna Waller
Stella La’ren Pileggi    Zoe Schumann
David Morse    Fred Gusman
Adam Schumann    Staff Sgt. on Tarmac
Tony Winters    Taxi Driver
Han Soto    Doctor
John Clark    Speedway Announcer
Erin Darke    Tracey
Michael Adam Emory    Waiting Veteran
Donna Duplantier    VA Receptionist
Jayson Warner Smith    VA Receptionist
Jake Weber    Col. Plymouth
Tony Nevada    Veteran Preacher
Allison King    Linda Sanders
Sean Bridgers    Sergeant Mozer
Deneen Tyler    Patty Walker
John Way    Street Corner Kid
Valerie Boucvalt    Police Officer
Dennis L.A. White    Dante’s Friend
Bre Blair    Maternity Liaison
Joshua J. Boksuntiea    Karaoke Soldier
Mark Wachter    Staff Sergeant Wachter
Patrick Michael Brown    Sergeant White
Stefano Smith    FOB Medic
Alex Coker    Honor Guard Leader
Alusain Sillah    Detail Leader
Ella Hall    Hannah Doster
Bowie Hall    Emma Doster

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Jason Hall
Story based on the book by    David Finkel
Producer    Jon Kilik
Executive Producer    Ann Ruark
Executive Producer    Jane Evans
Director of Photography    Roman Vasyanov
Production Designer    Keith P. Cunningham
Editor    Jay Cassidy
Costume Designer    Hope Hanafin
Music Supervisor    Susan Jacobs
Composer    Thomas Newman
Casting Director    Ronna Kress
Stunt Coordinator    Monty L. Simons*
Unit Production Manager    Ann Ruark
First Assistant Director    Doug Torres
Second Assistant Director    Amir R. Khan
Co-Producer    Holly Bario
Co-Producer    Alex G Scott
Additional Editor    Dino Jonsater
Visual Effects Supervisor    Brendan Taylor
Sound Supervisor    Skip Lievsay
Re-recording Mixer    Skip Lievsay
Re-recording Mixer    Larry Zipf
Sound Editor    Larry Zipf
Art Director    Erik Polczwartek
Set Decorator    Karen O'Hara
Assistant Art Director    Vincent Bates
Sound Mixer    Jay Meagher
Special Effects Supervisor    David Fletcher
Costume Supervisor    Monique Younger
Make up    Kimberly Jones
Make up    Leighann Yandle
Hairstylist    Rita Parillo
Hairstylist    Elizabeth Robinson
Script Supervisor    Scott Peterson
Location Manager    John Latenser
Production Supervisor    Alex G Scott
Line Producer    Ahmed Jimmy Abounouom
Production Manager    Donald Sabourin
Production Manager    Sana Elkilali
Post-Production Supervisor    Stuart MacPhee
Post-Production Supervisor    Rebekah Hernandez
Sound Designer    Craig Henighan
Dialogue Editor    Michael Feuser
Dialogue Editor    Jac Rubenstein
Visual Effects Producer    Greg Behrens
Music Editor    Larry Mah
Music Editor    Chad Birmingham
Music Editor    Missy Cohen

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Blade Runner 2049

September destroyed the previous September monthly record for total box office take, with $800 million or so (we won’t know the exact figure until after the weekend), which tops 2016’s record of $616 million. Granted, this is almost entirely due to It’s record breaking run, and the rest of the month was merely average. Kingsman: The Golden Circle was the only other film to come close to $100 million. October doesn’t look any better, as far as depth is concerned. Blade Runner 2049 is widely expected to be the biggest hit of the month, but it is the only film expected to reach $100 million domestically. Boo 2 should be the second biggest hit of the month, while there are only a couple of other films that have a shot at $50 million. Part of the problem is the level of competition, as there are 16 films opening during the four October weekends. (Needless to say, some of the predictions below will be a little short, as there’s not much to say about a film that will barely open in the top ten and disappear two weeks later.) That’s way too many and most will be buried by the competition. Last October was a flop, as no film earned more than $100 million at the box office. There were a few films that came close, including the original Boo! movie. As long as Blade Runner 2049 matches expectations, 2017 should win the year-over-year comparison by a small margin. If we get one surprise hit, then 2017 has a real shot at closing the gap with 2016 by a significant margin. I choose to be cautiously optimistic. More...

Thank You for Your Service Trailer

June 20th, 2017

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2017/10/27 6 $3,817,700   2,054 $1,859   $3,817,700 1
2017/11/03 8 $2,207,855 -42% 2,083 $1,060   $7,302,585 2
2017/11/10 14 $853,295 -61% 1,348 $633   $9,063,685 3
2017/11/17 34 $95,515 -89% 268 $356   $9,437,885 4

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2017/10/27 5 $1,511,005   2,054 $736   $1,511,005 1
2017/10/28 8 $1,342,060 -11% 2,054 $653   $2,853,065 2
2017/10/29 8 $964,635 -28% 2,054 $470   $3,817,700 3
2017/10/30 6 $343,885 -64% 2,054 $167   $4,161,585 4
2017/10/31 9 $382,740 +11% 2,054 $186   $4,544,325 5
2017/11/01 9 $267,315 -30% 2,054 $130   $4,811,640 6
2017/11/02 8 $283,090 +6% 2,054 $138   $5,094,730 7
2017/11/03 7 $672,755 +138% 2,083 $323   $5,767,485 8
2017/11/04 8 $933,320 +39% 2,083 $448   $6,700,805 9
2017/11/05 8 $601,780 -36% 2,083 $289   $7,302,585 10
2017/11/06 8 $208,680 -65% 2,083 $100   $7,511,265 11
2017/11/07 7 $310,375 +49% 2,083 $149   $7,821,640 12
2017/11/08 6 $207,460 -33% 2,083 $100   $8,029,100 13
2017/11/09 7 $181,290 -13% 2,083 $87   $8,210,390 14
2017/11/10 13 $282,695 +56% 1,348 $210   $8,493,085 15
2017/11/11 13 $369,180 +31% 1,348 $274   $8,862,265 16
2017/11/12 15 $201,420 -45% 1,348 $149   $9,063,685 17
2017/11/13 14 $72,125 -64% 1,348 $54   $9,135,810 18
2017/11/14 13 $92,880 +29% 1,348 $69   $9,228,690 19
2017/11/15 13 $69,015 -26% 1,348 $51   $9,297,705 20
2017/11/16 14 $44,665 -35% 1,348 $33   $9,342,370 21
2017/11/17 - $26,705 -40% 268 $100   $9,369,075 22
2017/11/18 - $42,990 +61% 268 $160   $9,412,065 23
2017/11/19 - $25,820 -40% 268 $96   $9,437,885 24
2017/11/20 - $16,505 -36% 268 $62   $9,454,390 25
2017/11/21 - $13,050 -21% 268 $49   $9,467,440 26
2017/11/22 - $5,865 -55% 172 $34   $9,473,305 27
2017/11/23 - $6,085 +4% 172 $35   $9,479,390 28

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2017/10/27 6 $5,094,730   2,054 $2,480   $5,094,730 1
2017/11/03 8 $3,115,660 -39% 2,083 $1,496   $8,210,390 2
2017/11/10 13 $1,131,980 -64% 1,348 $840   $9,342,370 3
2017/11/17 37 $137,020 -88% 172 $797   $9,479,390 4

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