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'INDECENT PROPOSAL' CONTINUES TO SET HOUSE RECORDS INTERNATIONALLY

 Worldwide Gross Surpasses $200 Million (U.S.$)


As Ticket Sales Outside of U.S. and Canada Top $100 Million (U.S.$)
 HOLLYWOOD, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- "Indecent Proposal" continues to topple international house records and has achieved a worldwide gross of $206,805,641, (U.S.$) with a cumulative box office gross outside the United States and Canada that has surpassed $100,000,000 (U.S.$), it was announced today by Barry London, president of the Motion Picture Group of Paramount Pictures. The romantic drama's gross outside the United States and Canada totals to-date $104,817,476 (U.S.$), while the domestic gross to-date is $101,968,165. The film is being released internationally by United International Pictures (UIP).
 "Indecent Proposal" opened during late June in Spain, Hong Kong, Indonesia and Norway with outstanding results. The box office totals in these territories are: Spain during 11 days on 103 screens for $2,899,041 (U.S.$), Hong Kong during 12 days on 10 screens for $1,061,458 (U.S.), Indonesia during 13 days on 50 screens for $840,744 (U.S.$) and Norway during 12 days on 22 screens for $394,144 (U.S.$).
 The film is enjoying long runs in major markets with the Japanese gross now standing at $17,894,099, while the United Kingdom has grossed $15,051,663; Australia with $7,033,514; Brazil with $5,307,729; and Mexico with $3,957,003.
 Among the dozen markets still to release the film are Sweden, Holland, Portugal and the Philippines.
 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. Robert Redford, Demi Moore and Woody 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.
 Paramount Pictures is a part of the entertainment operations of Paramount Communications Inc. United International Pictures is a joint venture of Paramount Communications Inc., MCA Inc. and MGM/UA Communications Co.
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 /CONTACT: Carol Sewell, director of national publicity, 213-956-5588, or Leslie Pound, senior VP, international marketing, 213-956-5505, both of Paramount Pictures/


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