07 February 2006 à 13:02
Historic launch for
"Les Bronzés 3 - Amis pour la vie" has set a new record for the most successful launch for a film of any nationality in French-speaking Switzerland, as well as the best debut for a French film in Belgium.
Released by JMH Distribution on 30 prints, the film by Patrice Leconte raked in 951,430 Swiss francs between Thursday, February 2 and Sunday, February 5, which is SFr30,645 more than the previous number 1 film, "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" (figures are calculated from Thursday to Friday due to the fact that until 2002, films were only released on Thursdays in this territory).
Box office results for this hit film, including those for Wednesday, February 1st, thus total SFr1,142,496, representing 83,0140 spectators!
Opening week in French-speaking Switzerland (Thursday-Sunday):
1. "Les Bronzés 3 - Amis pour la vie" / 30 screens / box office (Thursday-Sunday): SFr 951,430 2. "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" / 41 screens / SFr 920,785
3. "Lord of the Rings : The Return of the King" / 33 screens/ SFr 765,303
4. "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone" / 27 screens / SFr 753,029
5. "Asterix & Obelix, Mission Cleopatra" / 23 screens/ SFr 750,989
In Belgium, the latest opus of "Les Bronzés" has kicked off an excellent run, with 55 copies distributed by Les Films de l'Elysée. With 1,039,961 euros in the till, representing 170,739 admissions, between Wednesday February 1st and Sunday, February 5, "Les Bronzés 3 - Amis pour la vie" sets a new record for a French film debut in this territory.
In France, the film by de Patrice Leconte was released February 1st on 950 prints, attracting 3,235,559 spectators and breaking records for its first 5 days on the screens. The film thus boasts the best French debut to date for films of all nationalities, outshining past star performers "Asterix & Obelix, Mission Cleopatra," "Taxi 2" and " Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith"!
Latest update : 23 April 2009 à 13:02 CEST