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1997 | DIRECTED BY CHARLES STURRIDGE

Fairytale: A True Story

Movie stats
Year
1997
Runtime
 99 minutes (1 hr 39 mins)
Certificates

U

PG

7

G

G
Director and Primary Cast
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First viewed:
3rd Apr 2016
Last viewed:
13th Jul 2024
Total views:
67
Release Dates
UK release date
 UK release
13th February 1998
26 years 5 months  ago
US release date
 US release
24th October 1997
26 years 8 months 20 days ago
Barbados release date
 Barbados
20th October 1997
26 years 8 months 24 days ago
Philippines release date
 Philippines
22nd October 1997
26 years 8 months 22 days ago
Chile release date
 Chile
23rd October 1997
26 years 8 months 21 days ago
Total Grosses
United Kingdom Flag
UK total gross
  £1.8 Million
United States Flag
US total gross
  $12.2 Million
Cinema Tickets Sold
United Kingdom Flag
UK tickets sold
439,004 aprox.
United States Flag
US tickets sold
2.7 Million aprox.
Box Office Breakdown
UK Box Office
  • Released: 13th Feb '98
  • Debut position: 5
  • Highest position: 4
  • Debut gross: £272.3 Thousand
  • Total chart weeks: 9
US Box Office
  • Release: 24th Oct '97
  • Debut weekend: 7th Nov '97
  • Debut position: 10
  • Highest position: 10
  • Debut gross: $2.1 Million
  • Total chart weeks: 2
Global Release
  • Release: 20th Oct '97
    • Barbados
  • No other global box office data
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Directed by
charles_sturridge
Starring
Harry Houdini
James Collins
charles_sturridgeSir Arthur Conan Doyle
Jean Doyle
Adrian Doyle
Denis Doyle
Houdini's Assistant
Portly Gentleman
Peter Pan
Elsie Wright
Polly Wright
Stage Manager
Frances Griffiths
Arthur Wright
Wounded Corporal
Harry Briggs
Mrs Thornton
Lucy
Judith
Margie
Edward Gardner
John Ferret
charles_sturridgeSergeant Farmer
Albert, the Postman
Harold Snelling
Geoffrey Hodson
Mr West
Mr Binley
News Vendor
City Woman
City Businessman
First Soldier
Second Soldier
O'Neill
Dorothy
Alice
Charlotte
Newspaper Editor
Old Print Worker
Lady calling to Fairies
Station Photographer
Boy in Hospital
Chess MC
Sydney Chalker
Red-faced Man
Joseph Wright
Pushy Photographer
Older Photographer
First Reporter
Second Reporter
Lutey, a Fairy
Lull, a Fairy
Elabigathe, a Fairy
Mr Bandylegs, a Fairy
Tib, a Fairy
Nanny Button Cap, a Fairy
Prince Malakin, a Fairy
Fenoderee, a Fairy
Pinket, a Fairy
Sib, a Fairy
Loireag, a Fairy
Gull, a Fairy
Tom Cockle, a Fairy
Lob, a Fairy
Florella, a Fairy
Morgana, a Fairy
Peerifool, a Fairy
Yarthkins, a Fairy
Shellycoat, a Fairy
Asrai, a Fairy
Queen Mab, a Fairy
Hob, a Fairy
Habetrot, a Fairy
Patch, a Fairy
Miss Ashton
Lad
Theatre Stagehand
charles_sturridgeFrances' Father
Angel
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UK Box Office Info

Weeks on box office: 9

Total UK Gross: £1,786,748
UK Box Office Chart History
Date
Place
Week
Total
Fairytale: A True Story
5N
£272,295
£272,295
4
£427,076
£870,201
8
£207,955
£1,161,338
9
£149,467
£1,370,592
12
£97,964
£1,512,640
14
£58,243
£1,597,092
12
£62,896
£1,678,857
15
£41,678
£1,737,206
15▲▼
£34,167
£1,786,748
US Box Office Info

Weeks on US box office: 2

Total North American Gross: $12,179,342
US Box Office Chart History
Date
Place
Week
Total
10
$2,139,792
$9,972,529
14
$1,305,173
$12,179,342
Global Box Office Release Breakdown
  •  Barbados release date:
  •  Philippines release date:
  •  Chile release date:
  •  Cameroon release date:
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Top Grossing Movie Chart Position
UK total gross
£1,786,748
2836
Fairytale: A True Story
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