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The Help (2011)

PG-13 146min Drama
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  • Director:Tate Taylor
  • Cast:Emma Stone (Skeeter Phelan), Viola Davis (Aibileen Clark), Octavia Spencer (Minny Jackson), Bryce Dallas Howard (Hilly Holbrook)
  • Technical Specs:Dolby Digital, SDDS, Datasat, Aspect Ratio 1.85:1
  • Synopsis:

    An aspiring author during the civil rights movement of the 1960s decides to write a book detailing the African American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work, and the hardships they go through on a daily basis.

Theatrical
Wide (138)

Opened 08/10/2011

Key Dates

  • 08/09/2011 - Beverly Hills, California premiere (USA)
  • 09/02/2011 - Deauville American Film Festival (France)
  • 09/17/2011 - Jameson Cinefest International Film Festival (Hungary)
  • 10/02/2011 - Zurich Film Festival (Switzerland)
  • 10/05/2011 - London premiere (UK)
  • 10/07/2011 - Hamburg Film Festival (Germany)
  • 10/12/2011 - Gent International Film Festival (Belgium)
  • 10/14/2011 - Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival (Brazil)
  • 02/25/2012 - Yubari International Fantastic Film Festival (Japan)
  • 03/17/2012 - DVD and Blu-ray premiere (Hungary)
  • 10/07/2012 - Tokyo Gohan Film Festival (Japan)

Box Office Results | Domestic

 Week 1
01/06-01/12
Week 2
01/13-01/19
Week 3
01/20-01/26
Week 4
01/27-02/02
Week 5
02/03-02/09
Week 6
02/10-02/16
Week 7-9
02/17-03/02
weekend282471478173939722147361047434598
cume40275631997574592680115441131296180181146808180181175011180181180181
 WeekendWeeklyLocations 
WeekGross $% Chg.Gross $% Chg.## Chg.Per Theatre
Average
1 | 01/06/2012-01/12/2012$28,247-$40,275-50-$806
2 | 01/13/2012-01/19/2012$14,781-47.7 %$22,924-43.1 %28-22$819
3 | 01/20/2012-01/26/2012$7,393-50 %$12,546-45.3 %22-6$570
4 | 01/27/2012-02/02/2012$9,72231.5 %$16,93535 %21-1$806
5 | 02/03/2012-02/09/2012$14,73651.6 %$22,76134.4 %20-1$1,138
6 | 02/10/2012-02/16/2012$10,474-28.9 %$15,855-30.3 %13-7$1,220
7 | 02/17/2012-02/23/2012$9,359-10.6 %$15,512-2.2 %130$1,193
8 | 02/24/2012-03/01/2012$22,594141.4 %$28,20381.8 %138125$204
9 | 03/02/2012-03/08/2012$2,645-88.3 %$5,170-81.7 %5-133$1,034
 Total$180,181 

Total Includes Full Week Grosses for Weeks 1-9

Box Office Results | Worldwide

Domestic TotalInternational TotalWorldwide Total
$169,708,112
(78.3%)
$46,931,000
(21.7%)
$216,639,112
(100%)

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