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DIRECTED BY FLORIAN ZELLER

The Father 2021

The Father

Directed by

Florian Zeller

Starring

Actors
Character
Mark Gatiss
The Man
Olivia Williams
The Woman
Imogen Poots
Laura
Rufus Sewell
Paul
Ayesha Dharker
Dr Sarai
Roman Zeller
Boy
Ray Burnet
Adnan Kundi
Passerby
Scott Mullins
Father
Brian Rodger
Hospital Visitor
Evie Wray
Lucy
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2021
 97 minutes (1 hrs 37 mins)
Certificates

12A age rating

The Father PG-13 age rating 
Release dates
UK release date UK release: 11th June 2021
US release date US release: 26th February 2021
Total grosses
UK total gross
United Kingdom Flag  £2.1 Million
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First viewed:
28th Sep 2020
Last viewed:
4th Jul 2022
Total views:
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Top Grossing Movie Chart Position
UK total gross
£2,120,292
2410
The Father
2411

UK Age Rating
UK BBFC Certificate: 12A
Genres
UK Box Office Info

Highest chart position: 6

Weeks on box office: 18

UK Box Office Chart History
Date
Place
Week
Total
The Father
6N
£397,418
£397,418
7
£338,408
£1,155,553
10
£134,499
£1,597,464
12
£68,877
£1,800,886
13
£32,713
£1,913,091
18
£9,753
£1,975,828
19
£13,469
£2,010,020
26
£5,348
£2,031,592
28
£5,883
£2,048,161
34
£2,381
£2,059,175
34▲▼
£2,730
£2,070,776
41
£1,696
£2,077,768
40
£1,682
£2,086,174
39
£2,337
£2,093,091
56
£744
£2,095,764
41
£2,310
£2,101,732
36
£709
£2,106,829
36▲▼
£1,068
£2,120,292
US Box Office Info

Highest US chart position: 8

Weeks on US box office: 12

US Box Office Chart History
Date
Place
Week
Total
8N
$433,611
$390,000
10
$311,227
$959,166
11
$157,455
$1,223,949
19
$45,398
$1,317,324
17
$62,034
$1,401,904
14
$139,787
$1,565,083
16
$80,206
$1,707,213
15
$146,054
$1,886,859
20
$60,840
$2,008,517
27
$16,929
$2,054,534
32
$12,390
$2,076,689
29N
$5,370
$2,117,742
Global Box Office Release Breakdown
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News from around the web

On the UK box office this weekend Ghostbusters: Afterlife makes its debut at the top after a much delayed release, meanwhile King Richard starring Will Smith is a new entry at number 5.

Lower down the box office we have Petite Maman new at number 12 with £97,321 and Exodus new at 14 with £95,042 .

UK box office QuickView

  • Number 1 - Ghostbusters: Afterlife (1st weekend)
  • Highest debut - Ghostbusters: Afterlife (@1)
  • Longest run - No Time To Die (8 weeks)
  • Highest total gross - No Time To Die (£94.4 Million)

UK box office top 5 breakdown weekend 19th - 21st November 2021

Ghostbusters: Afterlife

Coming 22 years after Ghostbusters II director Ivan Rietman, the son of original director Ivan Rietman, brings a sequel to the movies which started he much loved franchise.

The movie makes its debut with a gross of £4.3 Million which is almost identical to the 2016 Paul Feig female led reboot.

Although the movie was delayed a couple of times due to the pandemic its been released with quite a bit of hype, although critical reviews have been very mixed it seems to have been well received by audiences.

Eternals

The Marvel movie from director Chloe Zhao drop to number 2 this weekend after a couple of weeks at the top with a gross of £1.2 Million, a 58% drop over last weekend.

The movie has now taken a very reasonable £12.8 Million in the UK and is the 10th top movie of 2021 so far.

No Time To Die

Bonds 25th cinematic outing continues to do well and this week falls to 3 with a weekend gross of £940,075, a 40% drop and the first weekend it has failed to gross over £1 Million.

The total gross of the movie now sits at £94.4 Million, it is by far the top movie of 2021 and will remain there for the rest of the year.

It has now overtaken Avatar on the list of all-time UK movie and by next weekend will overtake Spectre to movie into the top 3 top movies.

Dune

The classic sci-fi adaptation from director Denis Villeneuve fall to 4 this weekend with £634,843, a 46% drop over last weekend, giving the movie a total UK gross of £20.1 Million and its the 4th top movie of 2021.

King Richard

Will Smith stars as the father of tennis superstars Serena and Venus Wiliams in the bio-pic of their rise to fame which lands at number 5 this weekend with £570,316.

Ghostbusters: Afterlife brings the flagging series back to life as the new sequel hits the top og the US box office on its opening weekend.

Also new and hitting the top 5 this weekend is the Will Smith movie King Richard which makes its debut at number 4.

US box office QuickView

  • Number 1 - Ghostbusters: Afterlife (1st weekend)
  • Highest debut - Ghostbusters: Afterlife (@1)
  • Longest run - Venom: Let There Be Carnage (8 weeks)
  • Highest total gross - Venom: Let There Be Carnage ($206 Million)

US box office top 5 breakdown weekend 19th - 21st November 2021

Ghostbusters: Afterlife

Directed original series director Ivan Reitmams son Jason, this reboot and sequel to the original Ghostbusters has had fans eagerly awaiting and this week makes its debut at the top.

The movie takes a very respectable $44 Million on its debut weekend.

Eternals

The latest Marvel movie falls to number 2 this weekend after a 2 week spell at the top with $10.8 Million, a 60% drop over last weekend.

This gives the movie a total of $135.8 over 3 weeks of release and a number 7 place of the top movie of 2021.

Clifford the Big Red Dog

The live action movie based on the beloved animated series falls to number 3 this weekend with $8.1 Million, 1 51% drop over last weekend, giving the movie a 2 week total of $33.5 Million.

King Richard

Will Smith brings his latest movie to the big screen playing the father of tenis aces Serena and Venus Wiliams.

The movie enters the box office at number 4 with a debut gross of $5.7 Million.

Dune

Director Denis Villeneuve's adaptation of the sci-fi classic falls to number 5 this weekend with $3 Million, a 45% drop, giving the movie a gross of $98 Million over 5 weeks of release.

the movie should go over the $100 Million mark by next weekend and climb into the top 10 movies of 2021.

Released in the UK this weekend, Friday, 12th November 2021, there are 3 new releases looking to take your attention and where available could hit your local cinema and try and replace Eternals from the top of the UK box office.

Here are this weeks new releases

  • Cry Macho
  • Mothering Sunday
  • Becoming Cousteau

Cry Macho

  • The movie is directed by Clint Eastwood, it is the directors 39th movie.
  • Clint Eastwood also directed American Sniper in 2015 which grossed £13.4 Mil. in the UK and grossed $547.4 Mil. globally.
  • It stars Clint Eastwood who also starred in The Mule (2019).
  • The film also stars Dwight Yoakam who last appeared in One By One (2018).

Mothering Sunday

  • The movie is directed by Eva Husson, it is the directors 3rd movie.
  • Eva Husson also directed Bang Gang in 2016 which grossed £9.3K in the UK.
  • It stars Olivia Colman who also starred in The Father (2021).
  • The film also stars Colin Firth who last appeared in Supernova (2020).

Becoming Cousteau

  • The movie is directed by Liz Garbus, it is the directors 4th movie.
  • Liz Garbus also directed Lost Girls in 2020.
  • It stars Vincent Cassel who also starred in Underwater (2020).
  • The film also stars Jacques-Yves Cousteau who last appeared in Ice and the Sky (2015).

Check back on Monday to see what new movies made it onto the Weekend Box Office Chart.

Next week there are 2 new movies released

  • Ghostbusters: Afterlife, Friday, 19th November
  • King Richard, Friday, 19th November

Last weekend saw A Quiet Place Part II at the top of the UK box office, with 5 new releases this weekend, and of those released in cinemas can they do enough to top the box office chart this weekend?

Nobody

  • The movie is directed by Ilya Naishuller, it is the directors 2nd movie.
  • Ilya Naishuller also directed Hardcore Henry in 2016 which grossed £201.8 Thousand in the UK.
  • It stars Bob Odenkirk who last starred in Little Women (2019).
  • The film also stars Connie Nielsen who last appeared in Wonder Woman 1984 (2020).

Shiva Baby

  • The movie is from director Emma Seligman
  • This movie is a directorial debut.
  • It stars Rachel Sennott who is making a feature film debut.
  • The film also stars Molly Gordon who last appeared in The Broken Hearts Gallery (2020).

The Father

  • The movie is from director Florian Zeller
  • This movie is a directorial debut.
  • It stars Olivia Colman who last starred in The Mitchells Vs. the Machines (2021).
  • The film also stars Anthony Hopkins who last appeared in The Virtuoso (2021).

Ellie & Abbie (& Ellie's Dead Aunt)

  • The movie is from director Monica Zanetti
  • This movie is a directorial debut.
  • It stars Sophie Hawkshaw who is making a feature film debut.
  • The film also stars Zoe Terakes who is making a feature film debut.

Wish Dragon

  • The movie is from director Chris Appelhans
  • This movie is a directorial debut.
  • It stars John Cho who last starred in The Grudge (2020).
  • The film also stars Jimmy Wong who also last appeared in Mulan (2020).

Check back on Monday to see what new movies made it onto the Weekend Box Office Chart.

Next weeks there are 6 new movies released

  • The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard, Monday, 14th June
  • In the Earth, Thursday, 17th June
  • Luca, Friday, 18th June
  • In the Heights, Friday, 18th June
  • Fatherhood, Friday, 18th June
  • Monster Hunter, Friday, 18th June