Pelle the Conqueror

(2017 Re-release)

When his wife dies, Lassefar (Max von Sydow) takes his 12-year-old son, Pelle (Pelle Hvenegaard), from their home in Sweden to Denmark in search of a better life. Signing on as laborers at a large farm, father and son undergo numerous trials, including prejudice against immigrants and run-ins with those more powerful than themselves in both the physical and the social sense. Over the course of a year, young Pelle learns what it takes to survive in a harsh and unforgiving world.


Domestic (100%)
Summary Details
DistributorFilm Movement
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1 theaters
Running Time2 hr 37 min
In Release311 days/44 weeks
Widest Release4 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Feb 24-2678$1,676-1-$1,676$1,6761
Mar 3-594$862-48.6%2+1$431$4,5742
Mar 10-12108$27-96.9%2-$13$5,0033
Mar 17-1991$974+3,507.4%2-$487$6,6624
Mar 24-2696$353-63.8%2-$176$8,7185
Mar 31-Apr 2100$49-86.1%1-1$49$8,7676
Apr 21-23105$329-2-$164$9,5679