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Post-WWII Germany: Nearly a decade after his affair with an older woman came to a mysterious end, law student Michael Berg re-encounters his former lover as she defends herself in a war-crime trial.

Grosses

Domestic (31.4%)
$34,194,407
Summary Details
DistributorThe Weinstein Company
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Opening$168,051
8 theaters
Budget$32,000,000
Release Date (Wide)Dec 10, 2008 (Jan 30, 2009) - May 13, 2009
MPAAR
Running Time2 hr 4 min
GenresDrama Romance
In Release387 days/55 weeks
Widest Release1,203 theaters
DateRankWeekly %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeek
May 8-1482$6,121-70.7%16-19$382$34,194,40723
May 1-765$20,878-31.7%35-20$596$34,188,28622
Apr 24-3058$30,579-62.1%55-50$555$34,167,40821
Apr 17-2338$80,640-47.9%105-27$768$34,136,82920
Apr 10-1629$154,779-45.9%132-100$1,172$34,056,18919
Apr 3-922$286,030-34.9%232-92$1,232$33,901,41018
Mar 27-Apr 218$439,528-45.8%324-380$1,356$33,615,38017
Mar 20-2618$811,278-54.6%704-298$1,152$33,175,85216
Mar 13-1914$1,786,995-32.4%1,002-173$1,783$32,364,57415
Mar 6-1212$2,642,548-31.3%1,175-28$2,248$30,577,57914
Feb 27-Mar 514$3,845,496+3.4%1,203+241$3,196$27,935,03113
Feb 20-2614$3,720,709+8.8%962+220$3,867$24,089,53512
Feb 13-1914$3,420,712+7.2%742-120$4,610$20,368,82611
Feb 6-1213$3,190,533-8.4%862-140$3,701$16,948,11410
Jan 30-Feb 515$3,482,099+72.6%1,002+635$3,475$13,757,5819
Jan 23-2919$2,017,771+2.5%367-50$5,498$10,275,4828
Jan 16-2220$1,967,713-7.5%417-90$4,718$8,257,7117
Jan 9-1516$2,126,287-3.7%507+109$4,193$6,289,9986
Jan 2-817$2,208,605+60.6%398+282$5,549$4,163,7115
Dec 26-Jan 1, 200921$1,375,429+325.5%116-$11,857$1,955,1064
Dec 19-2531$323,227+32.2%116+108$2,786$579,6773
Dec 12-1825$244,531+1,951.6%8+7$30,566$256,4502
Dec 5-1167$11,919-1-$11,919$11,9191