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The Kite Runner (2007)

PG-13
128 min | Drama

After spending years in California, Amir returns to his homeland in Afghanistan to help his old friend Hassan, whose son is in trouble.
Writers
David Benioff (screenplay) | Khaled Hosseini (novel)
Cinematographer
Editor
Matt Chesse (as Matt Chessé)
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Budget
$ 20,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 471,713
Gross (USA)
$ 15,800,078
Gross (World)
$ 74,180,745
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Release date
Jan 11, 2008 (United States)

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7.6 / 10 | 73,009 votes