Box Office: Cyrano figures low but fate could be kind

While the box office is unkind to Cyrano, the Actors Guild honours its deaf community in Coda.
Coda family groaup photo

Distributors Universal already knew they had a problem with Cyrano because it was only released on 210 screens. But the $157,000 it took over the weekend was terrible. 

Reviews are varied but they all pay tribute to Dinklage’s star power and it has lots of feels. But it released last weekend in the US in 797 theatres to take all of $1.9m with a screen average which reached all of $971 on Saturday. Around the world it made $3.3m.

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David Tiley was the Editor of Screenhub from 2005 until he became Content Lead for Film in 2021 with a special interest in policy. He is a writer in screen media with a long career in educational programs, documentary, and government funding, with a side order in script editing. He values curiosity, humour and objectivity in support of Australian visions and the art of storytelling.