Melancholia Movie

A beautiful movie about the end of the world

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Who's Involved:

Kirsten Dunst, Alexander Skarsgard, John Hurt, Charlotte Rampling, Lars Von Trier, Stellan Skarsgard, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Kiefer Sutherland, Udo Kier, Brady Corbet, Jesper Christensen, Meta Foldager, Louise Vesth

Release Date:

Friday, November 11, 2011 Limited

some graphic nudity, sexual content and language
Runtime: N/A
Language: English

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Plot: What's the story about?

A sci-fi thriller about the end of the world that involves a large object from outer space approaching Earth.


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Who stars in Melancholia: Cast List

Levity, Hidden Figures  

The Pale Blue Eye, The Almond and the Seahorse  

They Cloned Tyrone, Forsaken  

Dune: Part Two, The Sense of an Ending  

Dune: Part Two, Thor: The Dark World  

Nymphomaniac: Part One, Brawl in Cell Block 99  

Immortals, Owning Mahowny  

The Giver, Infinity Pool  

Escobar: Paradise Lost, Thirteen  

Out of the Darkness , Nymphomaniac: Part One  

Who's making Melancholia: Crew List

A look at the Melancholia behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Lars Von Trier last directed The House That Jack Built and Nymphomaniac: Part Two. The film's writer Lars Von Trier last wrote Nymphomaniac: Part Two and Nymphomaniac: Part One.


Lars Von Trier


Meta Foldager
Louise Vesth

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Production: What we know about Melancholia?

Filming Timeline

  1. 2011 - February: The film was set to Post-Production  status.

    Will be ready for Cannes Film Festival in May 2011

  2. 2011 - February: The film was set to Production  status.

    Expected to complete filming in late spring 2011

  3. 2010 - April: The film was set to Pre-Production  status.
  4. 2009 - October: The film was set to Development  status.
  5. 2004 - December: The film was set to Completed  status.

Melancholia Release Date: When was the film released?

Melancholia was a Limited release in 2011 on Friday, November 11, 2011 in around 15 theaters. There were 10 other movies released on the same date, including Immortals, Jack and Jill and London Boulevard.

As a Limited release, Melancholia will only be shown in select movie theaters across major markets. Please check Fandango and Atom Tickets to see if the film is playing in your area.

Melancholia DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: When was the film released?

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Melancholia was released on DVD & Blu-ray on Tuesday, March 13, 2012 .

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