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The Forgiven (2018)

The Forgiven
Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $0Details
International Box Office $23,284Details
Worldwide Box Office $23,284
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When Archbishop Desmond Tutu is appointed to head a nationwide investigation, he's summoned to a maximum-security prison by a notorious murderer seeking clemency. Inside the brutal prison walls, Tutu is drawn into a dangerous, life-changing battle with the cunning criminal.


Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

All Time International Box Office (Rank 10,401-10,500) 10,479 $23,284
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 18,001-18,100) 18,067 $23,284
All Time International Box Office for R Movies (Rank 2,501-2,600) 2,540 $23,284
All Time Worldwide Box Office for R Movies (Rank 4,601-4,700) 4,625 $23,284

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: March 9th, 2018 (Limited) by Saban Films
International Releases: April 26th, 2018 (Wide), released as The Forgiven - Redenção (Portugal)
Video Release: May 15th, 2018 by Lionsgate Home Entertainment
MPAA Rating: R for disturbing/violent content, and language throughout including some sexual references.
(Rating bulletin 2516 (Cert #51488), 2/28/2018)
Running Time: 115 minutes
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Keywords: South Africa, Prison, Redemption
Source:Original Screenplay
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Historical Fiction
Production Companies: Metalnet Productions, The Fyzz Facility, BMP, Light Dark Films, Saban Films, 13 Films, Jeff Rice Films
Production Countries: United Kingdom

Leading Cast

   Desmond Tutu
   Piet Blomfeld

Supporting Cast

Jeff Gum    Francois Schmidt
Rob Gough   
Debbie Sherman    Linda Coetzee
Thandi Makhubele   
Morne Visser    Hansi
Zikhona Bali   
Pamela Nomvete   
Terry Norton   

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Production and Technical Credits

Craig Baumgarten    Producer
Zaheer Goodman-Bhyat    Producer
Roland Joffe    Screenwriter
Michael Ashton    Screenwriter
Zethu Mashika    Composer
Megan Gill    Editor
William Wages    Director of Photography
Rob Gough    Executive Producer
John Sherman    Executive Producer
Wayne Marc Godfrey    Executive Producer
Robert Jones    Executive Producer
Kim Ashton    Executive Producer
Lee Broda    Executive Producer
Jeff Rice    Executive Producer
Ness Saban    Executive Producer
William V. Bromley Jr    Executive Producer
Shanan Becker    Executive Producer
Gregory R. Schenz*    Executive Producer
Tannaz Anisi    Executive Producer

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Weekend Box Office Performance

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

Box Office Summary Per Territory

Territory Release
Box Office
Portugal 4/26/2018 $13,250 17 17 34 $23,284 5/18/2018
International Total$23,284 5/18/2018

International Cumulative Box Office Records

Worldwide Cumulative Box Office Records

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