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Forushande (2016)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $705,239Details
International Box Office $951,725Details
Worldwide Box Office $1,656,964
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  7. Cast & Crew
  8. Trailer


After their old flat becomes damaged, Emad and Rana, a young couple living in Tehran, are forced to move into a new apartment. However, once relocated, a sudden eruption of violence linked to the previous tenant of their new home dramatically changes the couple’s life, creating a simmering tension between husband and wife.


Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Fresh
100% - Fresh

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: January 27th, 2017 (Limited) by Cohen Media Group, released as The Salesman
International Releases: September 22nd, 2016 (Limited), released as The Salesman (Australia)
December 8th, 2016 (Wide) (Netherlands)
December 23rd, 2016 (Wide), released as O Vendedor (Portugal)
January 5th, 2017 (Wide), released as Il cliente (Italy)
January 13th, 2017 (Wide), released as Komivojažierius (Lithuania)
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MPAA Rating: PG-13 for mature thematic elements and a brief bloody image.
(Rating bulletin 2449 (Cert #50761), 11/2/2016)
Running Time: 125 minutes
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Keywords: Theater, Theater Actor, Prostitution, Sex Crimes, Mistaken Identity, Relationships Gone Wrong, Iran, Revenge, PTSD, Infidelity, Death of a Spouse or Fiancée / Fiancé
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: Islamic Republic of Iran

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest Domestic 3rd Weekend 4,695 $242,252 Feb 10, 2017 17
Biggest 3rd Weekend Limited Release 712 $242,252 Feb 10, 2017 17
Theater Average 3rd Weekend Limited Release 1,102 $3,727 Feb 10, 2017 17
Biggest Domestic Opening Weekend 6,534 $71,078 Jan 27, 2017 3
Biggest Opening Weekend Limited Release 1,773 $71,078 Jan 27, 2017 3
Theater Average Opening Weekend Limited Release 302 $23,693 Jan 27, 2017 3
Theater Average Limited Release 405 $23,693 Jan 27, 2017 3
Top 2017 Theater Average Limited Release 3 $23,693 Jan 27, 2017 3
Never Wide Domestic 2,266 $705,239 Jan 27, 2017 0
Never No. 1 Domestic 5,776 $705,239 Jan 27, 2017 0
Widest Expansion Limited Release 1,001 62 Jan 27, 2017 0

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January 31st, 2017

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January 27th, 2017

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January 24th, 2017

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2016 - Awards Season: Golden Globes - Nominations

December 12th, 2016

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2017/01/27 45 $71,078   3 $23,693   $71,078 3
2017/02/10 28 $242,252   65 $3,727   $705,239 17

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Box Office
Australia 9/22/2016 $0 0 2 3 $10,370 2/6/2017
Italy 1/5/2017 $241,928 0 0 0 $829,392 2/9/2017
Lithuania 1/13/2017 $1,245 8 8 8 $1,245 1/26/2017
Netherlands 12/8/2016 $28,902 21 21 42 $77,039 12/21/2016
Portugal 12/23/2016 $3,969 8 10 21 $23,615 1/13/2017
Turkey 1/27/2017 $10,064 9 9 9 $10,064 2/4/2017
International Total$951,725 2/9/2017

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