The Wave

A high school teacher's experiment to demonstrate to his students what life is like under a dictatorship spins horribly out of control when he forms a social unit with a life of its own.

Grosses

Germany
$23,620,131
Domestic (-)
Summary Details
DistributorConstantin Film
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Runtime1 hr 47 min
Opening Weekend$3,151,023
279 theaters
GenresDrama Thriller
Release DateMar 13, 2008
Widest Release489 theaters
In Release294 days/42 weeks
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Mar 13-161$3,151,023-279-$11,293$3,151,0231
Mar 20-231$3,248,860+3.1%382+103$8,504$7,921,4382
Mar 27-302$2,135,420-34.3%400+18$5,338$11,771,3153
Apr 3-61$1,795,552-15.9%450+50$3,990$14,208,2954
Apr 10-132$1,411,840-21.4%460+10$3,069$16,746,1195
Apr 17-203$1,092,945-22.6%482+22$2,267$18,111,6606
Apr 24-274$726,028-33.6%489+7$1,484$19,360,7407
May 1-45$682,334-6%463-26$1,473$20,675,9488
May 8-113$348,176-49%478+15$728$21,045,3209
May 15-188$388,555+11.6%463-15$839$21,801,42110
May 22-258$251,150-35.4%438-25$573$22,229,73111
May 29-Jun 111$105,878-57.8%379-59$279$22,446,61012
Jun 5-813$101,441-4.2%339-40$299$22,670,09813
Jun 12-1513$94,984-6.4%339-$280$22,839,83914
Jun 19-2211$60,094-36.7%308-31$195$22,970,03215
Jun 26-2919$47,790-20.5%269-39$177$23,074,81816
Jul 3-619$39,510-17.3%194-75$203$23,522,81717
Jul 10-1319$55,185+39.7%181-13$304$23,634,18218
Jul 17-2021$36,669-33.6%144-37$254$23,716,70219
Jul 24-2723$31,595-13.8%129-15$244$23,784,67120
Jul 31-Aug 327$24,822-21.4%68-61$365$23,497,03621
Aug 7-1044$9,756-60.7%44-24$221$23,515,57522
Aug 14-1728$39,478+304.7%35-9$1,127$23,568,67523
Aug 21-2452$6,213-84.3%34-1$182$23,579,44724
Aug 28-3150$4,568-26.5%25-9$182$23,587,82625
Sep 4-753$5,141+12.5%26+1$197$23,600,43126
Sep 11-1451$7,869+53.1%20-6$393$23,610,33127
Sep 18-2154$6,182-21.4%27+7$228$23,620,13128
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