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Highway (2014)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $529,136Details
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A girl. A city girl – young, full of life – is on the highway at night. With her fiancé. They are about to get married in four days. Suddenly, her life is swung away from the brocade and jewellery of marriage to the harsh brutality of abduction. Her life will never be the same again. The same night, the gang is in panic. The girl is a big industrialist’s daughter. His links in the corridors of power make ransom out of the question. They are doomed. But the leader of this group is adamant. For him sending her back is not an option. He will do whatever it takes to see this through. But as the days pass by, the scenery changes, the light changes, the sun sets and rises and the air changes, she feels that she has changed as well. Gradually, a strange bond begins to develop between the victim and the oppressor. It is in this captivity that she, for the first time, feels free. She does not want to go back but she also doesn't want to reach where he is taking her. She wishes this journey to never end. Maybe the Highway will not really change her. maybe this feeling is just a passing phase. Maybe not.


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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: February 21st, 2014 (Limited) by UTV Communications
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 135 minutes
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Keywords: Kidnap, Road Trip, Stockholm Syndrome, Gangs, Bollywood
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Window Seat Films
Production Countries: India

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7,857 $1,511 Mar 14, 2014 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7,304 $10,904 Mar 7, 2014 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,775 $94,754 Feb 28, 2014 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,161 $326,654 Feb 21, 2014 3


   Veera Tripathi
   Mahabir Bhati

Production and Technical Credits

Presented By    Sajid Nadiadwala
Composer    A.R. Rahman
Cinematographer    Anil Mehta
Song Writer    Irshad Kamil
Editor    Aarti Bajaj
Sound Designer    Resul Pookutty
Production Designer    Acropolis Acropolis
Costume Designer    Aki Narula

Per Theater Chart: Wind Rises to the Top

February 25th, 2014

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The Wind Rises led the way on the per theater chart. It earned an average of $14,941 in 21 theaters, which is a good start, especially for this time of year. The only other film to reach the $10,000 club was Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me with an average of $13,927 in 2 theaters. More...

Limited Releases on the Rise

February 21st, 2014

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It's a busy week on the limited release front, not only in terms of the number of films, but also in terms of the theater counts for some of them. There are several movies opening in more than a dozen theaters. This includes The Wind Rises, which is the highest profile film of the week and its reviews are living up to its buzz. However, Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me and Child's Pose are earning even better reviews and could find an audience in limited release. More...

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2014/02/21 23 $326,654   97 $3,368   $326,654 3
2014/02/28 40 $94,754 -71% 80 $1,184   $490,585 10
2014/03/07 67 $10,904 -88% 9 $1,212   $525,050 17
2014/03/14 85 $1,511 -86% 1 $1,511   $529,136 24

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2014/02/21 - $93,434   97 $963   $93,434 1
2014/02/22 - $145,973 +56% 97 $1,505   $239,407 2
2014/02/23 - $87,247 -40% 97 $899   $326,654 3
2014/02/24 - $14,539 -83% 97 $150   $341,193 4
2014/02/25 - $26,217 +80% 97 $270   $367,410 5
2014/02/26 - $16,405 -37% 97 $169   $383,815 6
2014/02/27 - $12,016 -27% 97 $124   $395,831 7

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2014/02/21 27 $395,831   97 $4,081   $395,831 7
2014/02/28 40 $118,315 -70% 80 $1,479   $514,146 14
2014/03/07 66 $13,479 -89% 9 $1,498   $527,625 21

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