Wednesday, February 28, 2024

“Night Representative” beats Shah Rukh Khan at Saudi box office


Saudi film “Night Representative,” directed by Ali Al-Khaltami, topped the box office in Saudi Arabia for the second week in a row, earning 3.83 million riyals ($1.02 million) this week. 71,000 tickets.

“The Night Representative” has sold 231,000 tickets totaling 11.9 million riyals ($3.17 million) since its launch two weeks ago, according to data from the Audiovisual Media Authority.

Indian film Dungi, starring Shah Rukh Khan, took second place there, earning 1.3 million riyals ($350.8 thousand) from 26.9 thousand tickets in its first week.

With 21 diverse Arab and foreign films screening in Saudi cinemas, there is fierce competition, and these works earned 10.7 million riyals ($2.86 million), with 198.6 thousand tickets sold.

Joining the list competing for the top spot at the Saudi box office are four new films scheduled to be released at the same time this weekend: Alice in Terrorland, Bendigo, Priscilla and finally the Egyptian film “Abu Nassab,” starring Mohammed Imam and Yasmin Sabri.

According to data from the Audiovisual Media Authority, the American film Aquaman 2, directed by James Wan, took third place in its first week, earning 1.6 million riyals ($434.6 thousand) for 25.7 thousand tickets, while Wonka's film opened. Fourth, he earned 1.2 million riyals ($324,000) for 22.3 thousand tickets and 4.16 million riyals ($1.11 million) for 72.5 thousand tickets in the last two weeks.

In their first week in Saudi theaters, Bayomi Fouad's Egyptian film “Ship Guard” took fifth place, earning 730,000 riyals ($194.8 thousand) for 12.6 thousand tickets, followed by 577 thousand riyals ($153.8 thousand). ) for 11.5 thousand tickets, Nehru took seventh place, reaching 273.9 thousand riyals (approx. 73 thousand dollars) for 5.7 thousand tickets.

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American thriller Silent Night dropped to eighth place, reaching 273.3 thousand riyals ($72.8 thousand) on 4.8 thousand tickets, reaching 2.9 million riyals ($780.9 thousand) on 53.3 thousand tickets in the last 3 weeks.

The Boy And The Heron took ninth place with 246.3 thousand riyals ($65.6 thousand) for 4.7 thousand tickets, and 1.06 million riyals ($283.2 thousand) for 21.4 thousand tickets in the last two weeks.

Animation film Migration, which topped the Saudi box office with 204,000 riyals ($54.4,000) for 4.3,000 tickets, has grossed 1.76 million riyals ($470.4,000) for 37 tickets sold since its release there 3 weeks ago.

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