Cairo Time

Cairo Time poster
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $1,603,616Details
Further financial details...

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Synopsis

Juliette, a magazine editor, travels to Cairo to meet her husband, Mark, a UN official working in Gaza, for a three week vacation. When he is unavoidably delayed, he sends his friend Tareq, who had been his security officer for many years, to escort her throughout the beautiful and exotic city. The last thing anyone expects is that they will fall in love.

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
81% - Certified Fresh
Audience
62% - Upright

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: August 6th, 2010 (Limited) by IFC Films
MPAA Rating: PG for mild thematic elements and smoking
(Rating bulletin 2129, 7/14/2010)
Keywords: Travelogue, Foreign Language
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Foundry Films, MISR International Films

DVD and Blu-ray Releases for November 30th, 2010

This is the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving, which means it is the day after Cyber Monday and the end of the busiest gift buying weekend of the year. So it should come as no surprise that there's a bit of a lull when it comes to DVD / Blu-ray releases. In fact, the biggest selling film of the week doesn't come out till Saturday. There are still more than a few releases that are worth checking out, including this week's Pick of the Week, Fantasia / Fantasia 2000 on Blu-ray / DVD Combo Pack. However, there is no real depth to this week's list and the drop from top tier to second tier is fast and steep. More...

Romantics Love the Per Theater Chart

There were just a ton of films to reach the $10,000 mark on the per theater chart over the weekend, led by The Romantics with an average of $22,764 in two theaters. However, with its reviews, it probably won't last long. Heartbreak opened in second place with an average of $17,543 in three theaters, but it will likely have better legs. Ahead of Time and My Dog Tulip were neck-and-neck with $12,790 and $12,648 respectively. Finally, Dabangg opened with more than $600,000 in 62 theaters for an average of $10,131. More...

Doing Time on the Per Theater Chart

Leading the way on the per theater chart this weekend was Cairo Time with a healthy average of $13,249 in five theaters. The only other film to top $10,000 on the per theater chart was Avatar. Yes, that Avatar. It played in just one theater over the weekend and earned $10,511. More...

The Disappearance of Limited Releases

There are a lot of films on this week's column, but ironically, it feels like there are not that many true limited releases. Of the eight films below, more than half are opening in a dozen or more theaters. Two of them are opening in more than 200 theaters, which is generally far too many for a limited release. Even more troubling, only half are earning overall positive reviews on Rotten Tomatoes, which could be devastating at the box office. More...

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2010/09/06 36 $48,479   55 $881   $905,576 32

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2010/08/06 39 $66,245   5 $13,249   $66,245 3
2010/08/13 36 $79,035 +19% 16 $4,940   $184,597 10
2010/08/20 35 $131,779 +67% 31 $4,251   $357,571 17
2010/08/27 33 $182,409 +38% 48 $3,800   $604,738 24
2010/09/03 36 $173,596 -5% 55 $3,156   $857,097 31
2010/09/10 36 $155,692 -10% 67 $2,324   $1,106,225 38
2010/09/17 43 $107,873 -31% 75 $1,438   $1,277,815 45
2010/09/24 46 $78,736 -27% 76 $1,036   $1,406,898 52
2010/10/01 54 $44,507 -43% 71 $627   $1,492,808 59
2010/10/08 58 $23,040 -48% 49 $470   $1,535,864 66
2010/10/15 77 $9,437 -59% 24 $393   $1,557,509 73
2010/10/22 77 $6,006 -36% 11 $546   $1,571,081 80
2010/10/29 60 $14,543 +142% 19 $765   $1,589,383 87
2010/11/05 85 $4,038 -72% 8 $505   $1,602,045 94

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Cast

Patricia Clarkson    Juliette Grant
Alexander Siddig    Tareq Khalifa
Tom McCamus    Mark
Elena Anaya    Kathryn
Amina Annabi    Yasmeen

Production and Technical Credits

Producer    Danial Iron
Producer    David Collins
Executive Producer    Charles Pugliese
Executive Producer    Christine Vachon
Director    Ruba Nadda
Screenwriter    Ruba Nadda