BBC Worldwide's 'Deep Blue' documentary grosses $25 million
MUMBAI: Deep Blue, the documentary feature film produced by BBC Worldwide and Greenlight Media has grossed over $ 25 million at the box office since its release this summer.

Deep Blue developed from a popular series The Blue Planet a co-production by BBC/Discovery Channel broke record in Japan's single theatre, overtaking the record set three months earlier by the Academy Award winning film Lost In Translation and has taken 1 billion Yen and knocking Spiderman 2, Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban.


Deep Blue collected around $5.8 million in its first 12 weeks of release in France and collected appromximately $5.3 million in 13 weeks, becoming Germany's best selling documentary feature film, informs an offical release.

The producer of Deep Blue Alix Tidmarsh said: "Audiences around the world have reacted incredibly well to the movie. Its box office success to date demonstrates that we have hit exactly the right note with Deep Blue. It's a powerful and emotional event that contains wonderful entertainment for a family audience."


Greenlight Media VP and producer of Deep Blue Sophokles Tasioulis adds, "The response to the movie from around the globe by audiences and critics has been phenomenal. The box office success of Deep Blue reflects the growing importance of theatrical documentary features."


Deep Blue, explores life above, below and far beneath the ocean's surface. It was inspired by the international series, The Blue Planet.


The documetary film features a score from composer George Fenton, performed by the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (its first-ever recording of a movie score), and is narrated by actor Michael Gambon.

The film was made in more than 200 locations around the world with camera crews descending as far as 5,000 metres in the most powerful submersible craft available, Deep Blue was directed by Alastair Fothergill and Andy Byatt.

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