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The Mexican No one younger than 15 may see a 15 film in a cinema.

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The Mexican

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Starring

Actor
Character
James Gandolfini
J.K. Simmons
Bob Balaban
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Year: 2001
UK release date UK release: 27th April 2001
 BBFC Age Rating:  15 age rating
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Top Grossing Movie Chart Position
UK total gross
£3,562,289
1686
The Mexican
1687

US total gross
$66,845,033
1141
The Mexican

UK Age Rating
UK BBFC Certificate: 15
Genres
UK Box Office Release Breakdown
UK release date:

Highest chart position: 2

Weeks on box office: 5

UK Box Office Chart History
Date
Place
Week
Total
The Mexican
2N
£1,124,265
£1,124,265
4
£650,420
£2,287,503
4▲▼
£298,757
£2,916,233
7
£228,555
£3,345,397
9
£114,511
£3,562,289
Box Office Gross Flow
£
1.1M
650.4K
298.8K
228.6K
114.5K

27th Apr
2001

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2001

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2001

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2001

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Historical charts

A year ago
The Avengers Age of Ultron remained at the top while Far From The Madding Crowd was the highest new film at number 2.

Five years ago
Thor was the top new film of the week entering at number 1 knocking Fast Five down to number 2.

Ten years ago
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Fifteen years ago
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Twenty years ago
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Twenty five years ago
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