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$19,147,078273
France1$10,752,848703
Spain1$6,833,795636
United Kingdom1$5,495,5991,415
Italy1$5,220,873776
Netherlands1$2,793,412509
Greece1$2,306,001134
Denmark1$1,720,105422
Belgium1$1,432,152608
Switzerland1$1,309,293418
Austria1$428,7571,461
Norway1$369,9611,406
Sweden1$198,8871,611
Türkiye1$191,0042,214
Portugal1$174,4751,747
Czech Republic1$94,2041,823
Iceland1$76,483977
Poland1$58,6932,796
South Africa1$43,1112,739
Lebanon1$20,3241,747
Slovenia1$20,1561,549
Serbia and Montenegro1$13,9911,467
Slovakia1$7,4302,207
Domestic# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Domestic1$11,286,1124,763
APAC# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Australia2$2,402,4351,640
New Zealand1$881,733751
Russia/CIS1$300,0003,255
South Korea1$293,1763,067
Hong Kong1$147,4532,545
Taiwan1$64,2921,899
Singapore1$34,3802,542
Thailand1$12,0542,764
Malaysia1$2,2772,631
LATAM# ReleasesLifetime GrossRank
Brazil1$1,073,8121,456
Argentina1$996,495722
Mexico1$573,0372,534
Chile1$319,631815
Uruguay1$141,110412
Venezuela1$89,2861,549
Bolivia1$9,7811,721