Midnight's Children

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $849,045Details
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Synopsis

Two boys are born in a Bombay hospital at midnight on Aug. 15, 1947, within the first hour of independence from Great Britain. The babies are switched by a nurse and Saleem Sinai, who will be raised by a well-to-do Muslim couple, is actually the illegitimate son of a low-caste Hindu woman. Shiva, the son of the Muslim couple, is given to a poor Hindu street performer.

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics
42% - Rotten
Audience
38% - Spilled

Movie Details

Theatrical Release: November 2nd, 2012 (Limited) by Mongrel Media (Canada)
April 26th, 2013 (Limited) by Paladin
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Keywords: Religious, War, Ensemble, Switched At Birth, Political
Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction

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Cast

Satya Bhabha    Saleem Sinai
Shahana Goswami    Amina
Rajat Kapoor    Aadam Aziz
Seema Biswas    Mary Pereira
Shriya Saran    Parvati
Siddharth Siddharth    Shiva
Ronit Roy    Ahmed Sinai
Rahul Bose    General Zulfikar
Kulbhushan Kharbanda    Picture Singh
Charles Dance    William Methwold

Production and Technical Credits

Director    Deepa Mehta
Screenwriter    Salman Rushdie
Producer    David Hamilton
Production Designer    Dilip Mehta
Editor    Colin Monie
Composer    Nitin Sawhney
Director of Photography    Giles Nuttgens

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2012/11/23 47 $35,427   16 $2,214   $507,685 7
2012/11/30 61 $13,006 -63% 11 $1,182   $542,811 14
2012/12/07 68 $11,130 -14% 10 $1,113   $564,898 21
2012/12/14 79 $3,099 -72% 2 $1,550   $582,450 28
2013/01/04 78 $1,487   2 $744   $600,595 7
2013/01/11 75 $2,346 +58% 3 $782   $609,933 14
2013/01/18 66 $662 -72% 1 $662   $623,065 21
2013/01/25 81 $636 -4% 1 $636   $627,008 28
2013/02/01 87 $354 -44% 1 $354   $649,473 35
2013/02/08 80 $1,160 +228% 1 $1,160   $657,296 42
2013/02/22 91 $220   1 $220   $668,964 7
2013/04/26 69 $12,200   2 $6,100   $681,164 3
2013/05/03 57 $22,272 +83% 10 $2,227   $705,502 10
2013/05/10 55 $23,050 +3% 11 $2,095   $739,940 17
2013/05/17 47 $27,975 +21% 17 $1,646   $776,828 24
2013/05/24 53 $16,530 -41% 10 $1,653   $803,703 31

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