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The Square (2013)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $124,244Details
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Synopsis

From the 2011 overthrow of a 30 year dictator, through military rule, and culminating with the forced military removal of the Muslim Brotherhood president in the summer of 2013, we follow a group of Egyptian activists as they battle leaders and regimes, and risk their lives to build a new society of conscience.

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: October 25th, 2013 (Limited) by Noujaim Films
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 104 minutes
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Keywords: Political, Government Corruption, Revolution, Religious, Arab Spring, 2010s
Source:Based on Real Life Events
Genre:Documentary
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Factual
Production Companies: Noujaim Films, Maktube Productions, Roast Beef, Worldview Entertainment
Production Countries: Egypt,
United States

Ranking on other Records and Milestones

RecordRankRevenueChart
Date
Days In
Release
Biggest 13th Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 1,916 $35,615 Jan 17, 2014 87
Biggest 3rd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7,648 $6,764 Nov 8, 2013 17
Biggest 2nd Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 7,957 $12,025 Nov 1, 2013 10
Biggest Opening Weekend at the Domestic Box Office 8,479 $16,359 Oct 25, 2013 3

Cast

Khalid Abdalla    Himself
Magdy Ashour    Himself
Ahmed Hassan    Himself
Ragia Omran    Herself
Ramy Essam    Himself
Aida El Kashef    Herself

Production and Technical Credits

Director   
Producer    Karim Amer
Executive Producer    Geralyn Dreyfous
Executive Producer    Jodie Evans
Executive Producer    Sarah E. Johnson
Executive Producer    Mike Lerner
Executive Producer    Lekha Singh

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January 26th, 2014

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January 14th, 2014

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2014 - Awards Season: Slave Earns Independence

November 28th, 2013

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Per Theater Chart: Slave Can't Escape Top Spot

October 29th, 2013

For the second weekend in a row, 12 Years a Slave remained in top spot on the per theater chart. Despite expanding to 123 theaters, the film's average remained potent at $17,352. The Square was right behind with $16,359 in its lone theater. The only other film in the $10,000 club was Capital, which earned an average of $11,200 in two theaters. More...

Limited Releases: Warm Reception for Limited Releases

October 25th, 2013

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Compare this performance with other movies…

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2013/10/25 54 $16,359   1 $16,359   $16,359 3
2013/11/01 45 $12,025 -26% 3 $4,008   $32,720 10
2013/11/08 61 $6,764 -44% 2 $3,382   $47,174 17
2014/01/17 - $35,615   7 $5,088   $88,569 87

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossDays
2013/10/25 45 $20,694   1 $20,694   $20,694 7
2013/11/01 41 $19,716 -5% 3 $6,572   $40,410 14
2013/11/08 48 $12,544 -36% 2 $6,272   $52,954 21
2014/01/17 40 $53,272   8 $6,659   $106,226 91
2014/01/24 49 $12,407 -77% 9 $1,379   $118,633 98
2014/01/31 60 $5,611 -55% 7 $802   $124,244 105

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