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Court (2015)

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Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $22,898Details
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Court is a portrait of injustice, caste prejudice, and venal politics in contemporary India. An elderly folk singer and grassroots organizer, dubbed the “people’s poet,” is arrested on a trumped-up charge of inciting a sewage worker to commit suicide. His trial is a ridiculous and harrowing display of institutional incompetence, with endless procedural delays, coached witnesses for the prosecution, and obsessive privileging of arcane colonial law over reason and mercy.


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 13,201-13,300) 13,221 $22,898
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 18,001-18,100) 18,096 $22,898
All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 5,701-5,800) 5,716 $22,898

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: July 15th, 2015 (Limited) by Zeitgeist
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
Running Time: 116 minutes
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Keywords: Courtroom Drama, India, Falsely Accused, Political, Government Corruption, Folk Music, Suicide
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction
Production Companies: Zoo
Production Countries: India

Leading Cast

   Narayan Kamble

Supporting Cast

Vivek Gomber    Vinay Vora
Geetanjali Kulkarni    Public Prosecutor Nutan
Pradeep Joshi    Judge Sadavarte
Usha Bane    Sharmila Pawar
Shirish Pawar    Subodh

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Production and Technical Credits

Chaitanya Tamhane    Screenwriter
Vivek Gomber    Producer
B.S. Narayanaswamy    Executive Producer
Pooja Talreja    Production Designer
Somnath Pal    Production Designer
Rikhav Desai    Editor
Mrinal Desai    Cinematographer
Kishor Sawant    Line Producer
Amrit Pritam    Sound Mixer
Anita Kushwaha    Sound Mixer
Satchit Puranik    Casting Director
Sachin Lovalekar    Costume Designer
Nilesh Wagh    Art Director
Sambhaji Bhagat    Composer

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July 22nd, 2015

Bajrangi Bhaijaan

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Limited and VOD Releases: Holmes is on the Case

July 17th, 2015

Mr. Holmes

There are very few films on this week's list that have a real shot at earning mainstream success. I would like to think Court or A Hard Day could do so, but they are both foreign-language films and that's usually too big of an obstacle to overcome. Mr. Holmes has both the cast and the reviews to thrive, but it is playing in more than 300 theaters. That might be too many to thrive. Let's hope I'm being too pessimistic. More...

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records

Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2015/07/17 66 $4,806   1 $4,806   $7,465 1
2015/07/24 72 $5,630 +17% 2 $2,815   $16,528 2

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
2015/07/17 71 $8,239   1 $8,239   $10,898 2
2015/07/24 70 $10,989 +33% 2 $5,495   $21,887 3
2015/07/31 101 $1,011 -91% 1 $1,011   $22,898 4

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