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The Square (2017)

The Square
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $523,190Details
International Box Office $599,052Details
Worldwide Box Office $1,122,242
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Christian is the respected curator of a contemporary art museum, a divorced but devoted father of two who drives an electric car and supports good causes. His next show is “The Square”, an installation that invites passersby to altruism, reminding them of their role as responsible fellow human beings. But sometimes, it is difficult to live up to your own ideals: Christian’s foolish response to the theft of his phone drags him into shameful situations. Meanwhile, the museum's PR agency has created an unexpected campaign for ”The Square”. The response is overblown and sends Christian, as well as the museum, into an existential crisis.


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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: October 27th, 2017 (Limited) by Magnolia Pictures
International Releases: September 8th, 2017 (Limited) (Russia (CIS))
October 6th, 2017 (Special Engagement) (Slovakia)
October 13th, 2017 (Wide), released as Čtverec (Czech Republic)
October 20th, 2017 (Wide) (Slovakia)
November 3rd, 2017 (Wide), released as Kare (Turkey)
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MPAA Rating: R for language, some strong sexual content, and brief violence.
(Rating bulletin 2495 (Cert #51254), 9/27/2017)
Running Time: 142 minutes
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Keywords: Museum, Artists, Performing Arts, Homeless, Battle of the Sexes, 2010s, One Night Stand, Censorship, Satire
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Plattform Produktion AB, Film i Vast, Essential Filmproduktion, Parisienne , Coproduction Office, Sveriges Television, Imperative Enertianment, Arte France Cinema, ZDF, Arte, Svenska Film Institutet, Council of Europe, Eurimages, Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, DR Nordisk Film & TV Fond, Det Danske Filminstitut, Minorodningen Alamode Filmverleih, TriArt Distribution, DR
Production Countries: Denmark,

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Days In
Top 2017 Theater Average 46 $18,558 Oct 27, 2017 3


   Julian Gijoni
Christopher Laesso    Michael

Production and Technical Credits

Screenwriter    Ruben Ostlund
Producer    Erik Hemmendorff
Producer    Philippe Bober
Executive Producer    Tomas Eskilsson
Executive Producer    Agneta Perman
Executive Producer    Dan Friedkin
Executive Producer    Bradley Thomas
Co-Producer    Isabell Wiegand
Co-Producer    Sarah Nagel
Co-Producer    Katja Adomeit
Director of Photography    Fredrik Wenzel
Editor    Ruben Ostlund
Editor    Jacob Secher Schulsinger
Sound Mixer    Jonas Rudels
Sound Mixer    Jesper Miller
Production Designer    Josefin Asberg
Costume Designer    Sofie Krunegård
Sound Designer    Andreas Franck
Line Producer    Anna Carlsten

Theater Averages: The Square Squirreled Away $18,558

November 1st, 2017

The Square

The Square was the only film in the $10,000 club this past weekend. The latest from Ruben Ostlund earned an average of $18,558 in four theaters. This is a better opening than his last film, Force Majeure, which earned more than $1 million domestically. Hopefully this one will do the same. More...

Limited and VOD Releases: Get Hip to these Square Releases

October 27th, 2017

God’s Own Country

We don’t have a long list of limited releases this week, but there are a few that stand out as worth checking out and might actually do well in theaters. These include Bill Nye: Science Guy, God’s Own Country, The Square. The Square has the advantage, at least for the opening weekend, but I would be surprised if any of them expanded significantly over the coming weeks. More...

Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2017/10/27 36 $74,233   4 $18,558   $74,233 1
2017/11/03 34 $122,990 +66% 20 $6,150   $228,446 2
2017/11/10 35 $152,055 +24% 51 $2,981   $443,138 3

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2017/10/27 35 $105,456   4 $26,364   $105,456 1
2017/11/03 32 $185,627 +76% 21 $8,839   $291,083 2
2017/11/10 32 $232,107 +25% 51 $4,551   $523,190 3

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Box Office
Czech Republic 10/13/2017 $3,245 24 24 24 $4,028 10/18/2017
Italy 11/9/2017 $231,012 0 0 0 $232,828 11/15/2017
Netherlands 11/10/2017 $144,990 39 39 39 $183,279 11/13/2017
Russia (CIS) 9/8/2017 $48,699 143 143 213 $93,641 9/20/2017
Slovakia 10/20/2017 $1,378 6 6 6 $2,069 10/11/2017
Spain 11/10/2017 $69,632 45 45 45 $71,732 11/16/2017
Turkey 11/3/2017 $11,475 20 20 20 $11,475 11/6/2017
International Total$599,052 11/16/2017

International Cumulative Box Office Records

Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records

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