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'INDECENT PROPOSAL' PASSES $50 MILLION MARK IN FIRST TWO WEEKS, MAKING IT THE STRONGEST OPENING OF 1993

 HOLLYWOOD, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- "Indecent Proposal," starring Robert Redford, Demi Moore and Woody Harrelson, has grossed $50,344,626 to date, making it the strongest box office performance of the year in the United States and Canada with a daily average gross of $3,356,308, it was announced today by Barry London, president of the Motion Picture Group of Paramount Pictures. "Indecent Proposal," currently playing in 1,847 theaters, grossed $1,002,500 on Monday (April 19), $1,320,105 on Tuesday (April 20) and $1,020,100 on Wednesday (April 21).
 In "Indecent Proposal," an idyllic marriage is challenged by wealthy financier John Gage, who offers David and Diana Murphy a million dollars if Diana will agree to spend one night with him. Redford, Moore and Harrelson star in a romantic drama that reunites director Adrian Lyne and producer Sherry Lansing for the first time since "Fatal Attraction."
 The screenplay by Amy Holden Jones was based upon the novel by Jack Engelhard. Co-produced by Michael Tadross and executive produced by Tom Schulman and Alex Gartner, "Indecent Proposal" is the initial project of Sherry Lansing Productions and was filmed prior to Lansing being named chairman of the Motion Picture Group of Paramount Pictures. The supporting cast includes Oliver Platt and Seymour Cassel.
 MPAA-rated R, "Indecent Proposal" is presented in Dolby Stereo in selected theaters. The soundtrack album is available on MCA Compact Discs and Cassettes.
 Paramount Pictures is part of the entertainment operations of Paramount Communications Inc.
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 /CONTACT: Carol Sewell, director of national publicity of Paramount Pictures, 213-956-5588/


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