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The Imperialists Are Still Alive! (2011)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $5,874Details
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A successful visual artist working in post-9/11 Manhattan, Asya lives the life of the hip and glamorous, replete with exclusive art parties, supermodels, and stretch limousines while she carefully follows the situation in the Middle East on television. Asya learns that her childhood friend, Faisal, has disappeared - the victim of a purported CIA abduction. That same night, she meets Javier, a sexy Mexican PhD student, and romance blossoms. Javier finds Asya's conspiracy theories overly paranoid - but nothing in Asya's world is as it seems. Asya's life is reflective of the themes of cultural fusion, and the complications and humor that arise simultaneously out of everyday life.


Rotten Tomatoes
Critics FreshAudience Upright
83% - Fresh
73% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

Movie Details

Domestic Releases: April 15th, 2011 (Limited) by IFC Films
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 91 minutes
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Keywords: Artists, Kidnap, Political, Bigotry, 9/11, Foreign Language, Romance
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Hi, Jack Films, Corniche Pictures, Goldcrest Films, Tax Credit Finance
Production Countries: United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

Days In
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 11,084 $2,832 Apr 15, 2011 3


Jose Maria De Tavira    Javier
Karim Saleh    Karim
Karolina Muller    Tatiana
Marianna Kulukundis    Athena

Production and Technical Credits

Executive Producer    Rami Makhzoumi
Executive Producer    Matthew Chausse
Co-Producer    Joel Blanco
Cinematographer    Magela Crosignani
Production Designer    Jade Healy
Editor    Michael Taylor
Costume Designer    Ciera Wells
Associate Producer    Kaleem Aftab
Associate Producer    Jonathan Ferrantelli
Casting Director    Sig De Miguel
Casting Director    Stephen Vincent
Casting Director    Manuel Teil

Rio and Hour Double-Team the Per Theater Chart

April 19th, 2011

The Double Hour earned top spot on the per theater chart with an average of $15,123 in two theaters. The only other film to crack the $10,000 mark was the overall box office leader, Rio, with an average of $10,250. More...

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/04/15 87 $2,832   1 $2,832   $2,832 3

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2011/04/15 93 $4,781   1 $4,781   $4,781 7

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