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The Perfect Candidate (2021)

NR 104min Drama
  • Distributor:Music Box Films
  • Director:Haifaa Al-Mansour
  • Cast:Mila Al Zahrani (Dr. Maryam Alsafan), Dae Al Hilali (Selma), Nora Al Awad (Sara), Khalid Abdulraheem (Abdulaziz)
  • Technical Specs:Aspect Ratio 2.35:1
  • Synopsis:

    A determined young Saudi doctor's surprise run for office in the local city elections sweeps up her family and community as they struggle to accept their town's first female candidate.

Theatrical
Limited (17)

Opened 05/14/2021

Key Dates

  • 08/28/2019 - Venice Film Festival (Italy)
  • 09/08/2019 - Toronto International Film Festival (Canada)
  • 09/26/2019 - Zurich Film Festival (Switzerland)
  • 10/07/2019 - London Film Festival (UK)
  • 10/09/2019 - Busan International Film Festival (South Korea)
  • 01/07/2020 - Palm Springs International Film Festival (USA)
  • 01/23/2020 - Sundance Film Festival (USA)
  • 08/02/2020 - virtual cinema New Zealand International Film Festival (New Zealand)
  • 08/11/2020 - virtual cinema Florida Film Festival (USA)
  • 09/25/2020 - Odesa International Film Festival (Ukraine)
  • 10/01/2020 - virtual cinema Nashville Film Festival (USA)
  • 10/16/2020 - Adelaide Film Festival (Australia)
  • 10/16/2020 - virtual cinema Middleburg Film Festival (USA)
  • 10/23/2020 - virtual cinema Philadelphia International Film Festival (USA)
  • 04/09/2021 - Seattle International Film Festival (USA)

Box Office Results | Domestic

 Week 1
05/14-05/20
Week 2
05/21-05/27
Week 3
05/28-06/03
Week 4
06/04-06/10
Week 5
06/11-06/17
Week 6
06/18-06/24
Week 7-12
07/02-09/03
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 WeekendWeeklyLocations 
WeekGross $% Chg.Gross $% Chg.## Chg.Per Theatre
Average
1 | 05/14/2021-05/20/2021$2,795-$4,611-5-$922
2 | 05/21/2021-05/27/2021$3,80336.1 %$5,54720.3 %149$396
3 | 05/28/2021-06/03/2021$3,8561.4 %$6,20611.9 %151$414
4 | 06/04/2021-06/10/2021$4,27410.8 %$6,98812.6 %172$411
5 | 06/11/2021-06/17/2021$3,331-22.1 %$4,556-34.8 %9-8$506
6 | 06/18/2021-06/24/2021$268-92 %$348-92.4 %2-7$174
7 | 06/25/2021-07/01/2021$224-16.4 %$247-29 %1-1$247
8 | 07/09/2021-07/15/2021$114-49.1 %$114-53.8 %10$114
9 | 07/16/2021-07/22/2021$47-58.8 %$47-58.8 %10$47
10 | 07/23/2021-07/29/2021$5619.1 %$5619.1 %10$56
11 | 07/30/2021-08/05/2021$607.1 %$207269.6 %10$207
12 | 08/27/2021-09/02/2021$0-100 %$1,207483.1 %10$1,207
 Total$30,134 

Total Includes Full Week Grosses for Weeks 1-12

Box Office Results | Worldwide

Domestic TotalInternational TotalWorldwide Total
$28,176
(2.1%)
$1,295,496
(97.9%)
$1,323,672
(100%)