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Paradise Now (2005)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $1,452,402Details
International Box Office $1,904,673
Worldwide Box Office $3,357,075
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  6. Cast & Crew
  7. Trailer

Metrics

Rotten Tomatoes
Critics Certified FreshAudience Upright
Critics
89% - Certified Fresh
Audience
87% - Upright

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists


Movie Details

Domestic Releases: October 28th, 2005 (Limited) by Warner Independent
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for mature thematic material and brief strong language.
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Keywords: Foreign Language, Terrorism
Source:Original Screenplay
Genre:Drama
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Countries: France,
Germany,
Israel,
Netherlands,
Occupied Palestinian Territory

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 21st Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 732 $9,946 Mar 17, 2006 143
Biggest 20th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 754 $16,511 Mar 10, 2006 136
Biggest 19th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 707 $38,797 Mar 3, 2006 129
Biggest 18th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 966 $23,861 Feb 24, 2006 122
Biggest 17th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,095 $29,996 Feb 17, 2006 115
Biggest 16th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,398 $23,453 Feb 10, 2006 108
Biggest 15th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,492 $31,462 Feb 3, 2006 101
Biggest 14th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,768 $29,456 Jan 27, 2006 94
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,116 $23,761 Jan 20, 2006 87
Biggest 12th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 2,682 $14,754 Jan 13, 2006 80
Biggest 11th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,061 $14,807 Jan 6, 2006 73
Biggest 10th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,427 $15,079 Dec 30, 2005 66
Biggest 8th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,686 $35,171 Dec 16, 2005 52
Biggest 7th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,825 $52,704 Dec 9, 2005 45
Biggest 6th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 3,915 $83,414 Dec 2, 2005 38
Biggest 5th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,288 $102,608 Nov 25, 2005 31
Biggest 4th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 4,698 $121,141 Nov 18, 2005 24
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,042 $143,098 Nov 11, 2005 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 5,692 $100,275 Nov 4, 2005 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 6,973 $48,023 Oct 28, 2005 3

Cast

Kais Nashef    Said
Lubna Azabal    Suha
Amer Hlehel    Jamal
Hiam Abbass    Said's mother
Ali Suliman    Khaled

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November 30th, 2005

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October 23rd, 2005

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October 16th, 2005

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Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2005/10/28 53 $48,023   4 $12,006   $48,023 3
2005/11/04 42 $100,275 +109% 23 $4,360   $171,774 10
2005/11/11 30 $143,098 +43% 45 $3,180   $360,714 17
2005/11/18 32 $121,141 -15% 65 $1,864   $530,147 24
2005/11/25 35 $102,608 -15% 55 $1,866   $691,255 31
2005/12/02 36 $83,414 -19% 54 $1,545   $812,607 38
2005/12/09 40 $52,704 -37% 52 $1,014   $905,545 45
2005/12/16 39 $35,171 -33% 39 $902   $969,442 52
2005/12/30 52 $15,079   12 $1,257   $1,032,202 66
2006/01/06 51 $14,807 -2% 16 $925   $1,062,716 73
2006/01/13 51 $14,754 n/c 16 $922   $1,086,248 80
2006/01/20 52 $23,761 +61% 24 $990   $1,123,750 87
2006/01/27 55 $29,456 +24% 31 $950   $1,164,139 94
2006/02/03 54 $31,462 +7% 34 $925   $1,212,768 101
2006/02/10 56 $23,453 -25% 26 $902   $1,255,977 108
2006/02/17 60 $29,996 +28% 26 $1,154   $1,301,968 115
2006/02/24 70 $23,861 -20% 24 $994   $1,342,773 122
2006/03/03 64 $38,797 +63% 34 $1,141   $1,393,566 129
2006/03/10 71 $16,511 -57% 15 $1,101   $1,431,310 136
2006/03/17 77 $9,946 -40% 15 $663   $1,452,402 143

Daily Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2006/01/02 47 $8,244   12 $687   $1,040,446 67
2006/01/16 47 $3,859   16 $241   $1,090,107 81
2006/02/20 57 $6,987   26 $269   $1,308,955 116

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2005/10/28 52 $71,499   4 $17,875   $71,499 7
2005/11/04 40 $146,117 +104% 23 $6,353   $217,616 14
2005/11/11 30 $191,390 +31% 45 $4,253   $409,006 21
2005/11/18 31 $179,641 -6% 65 $2,764   $588,647 28
2005/11/25 36 $140,546 -22% 55 $2,555   $729,193 35
2005/12/02 33 $123,648 -12% 54 $2,290   $852,841 42
2005/12/09 37 $81,430 -34% 52 $1,566   $934,271 49
2005/12/30 51 $30,786   12 $2,566   $1,047,909 70
2006/01/06 48 $23,585 -23% 16 $1,474   $1,071,494 77
2006/01/13 49 $28,495 +21% 16 $1,781   $1,099,989 84
2006/01/20 52 $34,694 +22% 24 $1,446   $1,134,683 91
2006/01/27 54 $46,623 +34% 31 $1,504   $1,181,306 98
2006/02/03 54 $51,218 +10% 34 $1,506   $1,232,524 105
2006/02/10 55 $39,448 -23% 26 $1,517   $1,271,972 112
2006/02/17 59 $46,940 +19% 26 $1,805   $1,318,912 119
2006/02/24 67 $35,857 -24% 24 $1,494   $1,354,769 126
2006/03/03 64 $60,030 +67% 34 $1,766   $1,414,799 133
2006/03/10 70 $27,657 -54% 15 $1,844   $1,442,456 140
2006/03/17 85 $9,946 -64% 15 $663   $1,452,402 147

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