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Omar (2013)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $583,000Details
International Box Office $113,245Details
Worldwide Box Office $696,245
Home Market Performance
Domestic DVD Sales $268,252 Details
Domestic Blu-ray Sales $35,848 Details
Total Domestic Video Sales $304,100
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  1. Summary
  2. News
  3. Box Office
  4. International
  5. Video Sales
  6. Full Financials
  7. Cast & Crew
  8. Trailer

Synopsis

A thriller about betrayal, suspected and real, in the Occupied Territories. Omar is a Palestinian baker who routinely climbs over the separation wall to meet up with his girl Nadja. By night, he’s either a freedom fighter or a terrorist–you decide–ready to risk his life to strike at the Israeli military with his childhood friends Tarek and Amjad. Arrested after the killing of an Israeli soldier and tricked into an admission of guilt by association, he agrees to work as an informant. So begins a dangerous game–is he playing his Israeli handler or will he really betray his cause? And who can he trust on either side?

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
90% - Certified Fresh
Audience
83% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: February 21st, 2014 (Limited) by Adopt Films
International Releases: November 21st, 2013 (Wide) (Netherlands)
July 4th, 2014 (Wide) (Spain)
Video Release: June 10th, 2014 by Adopt Films
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 98 minutes
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Keywords: Palestinian, Israeli Palestinian Conflict, Romance, Terrorism, Undercover, Confidential Informant, Tortured for Information
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Thriller/Suspense
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Zbros, Dubai Entertainment and Media Organization, Enjaaz
Production Countries: Occupied Palestinian Territory

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,155 $82 May 9, 2014 80
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,210 $1,066 Apr 4, 2014 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,758 $978 Mar 28, 2014 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,820 $2,750 Mar 21, 2014 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,603 $10,741 Mar 14, 2014 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7,095 $13,723 Mar 7, 2014 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7,777 $14,222 Feb 28, 2014 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 10,190 $5,616 Feb 21, 2014 3

Cast

   Omar
Leem Lubany    Nadja
Waleed F. Zuaiter    Agent Rami
Eyad Hourani    Tarek
Samer Bisharat    Amjad
Baher Agbariya    Prison Guard #1
David Gerson    Prison Guard #2
Eli Rezik    Prison Guard #3
Majd Bitar    Tarek's Friend
Walid Abed Elsalam    Leader at the Funeral

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Screenwriter    Hany Abu-Assad
Producer    Hany Abu-Assad
Producer    Waleed F. Zuaiter
Producer    David Gerson
Executive Producer    Abbas F. Zuaiter
Executive Producer    Ahmad F. Zuaiter
Executive Producer    Waleed Al-Ghafari
Executive Producer    Zahi Khouri
Executive Producer    Dr. Farouq A. Zuaiter
Executive Producer    Suhail A. Sikhti
Production Designer    Nael Kanj
Editor    Martin Brinkler
Editor    Eyas Salman
Director of Photography    Ehab Assal

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2014/02/21 67 $5,616   3 $1,872   $5,616 3
2014/02/28 61 $14,222 +153% 5 $2,844   $25,987 10
2014/03/07 64 $13,723 -4% 7 $1,960   $49,290 17
2014/03/14 67 $10,741 -22% 2 $5,371   $67,315 24
2014/03/21 86 $2,750 -74% 2 $1,375   $578,848 31
2014/03/28 89 $978 -64% 1 $978   $580,544 38
2014/04/04 92 $1,066 +9% 2 $533   $582,163 45
2014/05/09 114 $82   1 $82   $84,638 80

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2014/02/21 62 $11,765   3 $3,922   $11,765 7
2014/02/28 57 $23,800 +102% 3 $7,933   $35,567 14
2014/03/07 59 $20,476 -14% 7 $2,925   $560,072 21
2014/03/14 59 $16,026 -22% 2 $8,013   $576,098 28
2014/03/21 80 $3,468 -78% 2 $1,734   $579,566 35
2014/03/28 93 $1,531 -56% 1 $1,531   $581,097 42
2014/04/04 85 $1,903 +24% 2 $952   $583,000 49
2014/05/02 96 $496   1 $496   $84,556 77
2014/05/09 113 $153 -69% 1 $153   $87,209 84

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Date
Opening
Weekend
Opening
Weekend
Theaters
Maximum
Theaters
Theatrical
Engagements
Total
Box Office
Report
Date
Netherlands 11/21/2013 $18,607 20 20 20 $27,603 12/13/2015
Spain 7/4/2014 $0 0 18 48 $85,642 12/17/2015
 
International Total$113,245 12/17/2015

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