The Lives of Others (2006)

In 1984 East Berlin, an agent of the secret police, conducting surveillance on a writer and his lover, finds himself becoming increasingly absorbed by their lives.

All Releases

Domestic (14.6%)
$11,286,112
International (85.4%)
$66,070,830
Worldwide
$77,356,942
Summary Details
Domestic DistributorSony Pictures Classics
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Domestic Opening$223,000
Budget$2,000,000
Earliest Release DateMarch 23, 2006 (Germany)
MPAAR
Running Time2 hr 17 min
GenresDrama Mystery Thriller

By Release

Release GroupRolloutMarketsDomesticInternationalWorldwide
Original ReleaseMarch 23, 2006-January 15, 200940 markets$11,286,112$66,070,830$77,356,942
2021 Re-releaseAustralia

By Region

EMEA# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Germany1$19,147,078268
France1$10,752,848694
Spain1$6,833,795628
United Kingdom1$5,495,5991,391
Italy1$5,220,873770
Netherlands1$2,793,412495
Greece1$2,306,001133
Denmark1$1,720,105412
Belgium1$1,432,152600
Switzerland1$1,309,293409
Austria1$428,7571,450
Norway1$369,9611,376
Sweden1$198,8871,591
Turkey1$191,0042,192
Portugal1$174,4751,716
Czech Republic1$94,2041,774
Iceland1$76,483959
Poland1$58,6932,726
South Africa1$43,1112,706
Lebanon1$20,3241,736
Slovenia1$20,1561,516
Serbia and Montenegro1$13,9911,419
Slovakia1$7,4302,134
Domestic# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Domestic1$11,286,1124,725
APAC# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Australia2$2,402,4351,616
New Zealand1$881,733736
Russia/CIS1$300,0003,179
South Korea1$293,1763,015
Hong Kong1$147,4532,485
Taiwan1$64,2921,875
Singapore1$34,3802,519
Thailand1$12,0542,740
Malaysia1$2,2772,611
LATAM# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Brazil1$1,073,8121,437
Argentina1$996,495712
Mexico1$573,0372,490
Chile1$319,631805
Uruguay1$141,110408
Venezuela1$89,2861,544
Bolivia1$9,7811,710