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Box Office at Record High

Box Office at Record HighBox Office at Record High

Iranian cinema takings stood at a record high of 1.63 trillion rials ($43.62 million) last Iranian year (ended March 20, 2017), up 123% compared to the year before. The highest-grossing movie of last year was “The Salesman”, which earned a total of 161.05 billion rials ($4.29 million) after 18 weeks in local movie theaters, reported. Iran’s movie industry has seen a steady climb over the past three years. It generated 613 billion rials ($16.34 million) and 733 billion rials ($19.54 million) in the Iranian fiscal March 2014-15 and March 2015-16, respectively.

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