Perfect Strangers (2017 film)

Perfectos desconocidos (transl. Perfect Strangers) is a 2017 Spanish comedy film directed by Álex de la Iglesia.[2] The film received 21 award nominations,[3] and grossed €18.9 million at the box office by February 2018.[4] It is a remake of the 2016 Italian film Perfetti Sconosciuti.[5][6]

Perfectos desconocidos
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Directed byÁlex de la Iglesia
Produced by
  • Álvaro Augustin
  • Carolina Bang
  • Ghislain Barrois
  • Kiko Martínez
  • Paloma Molina
Screenplay by
Based onPerfect Strangers
by Filippo Bologna, Paolo Costella, Paolo Genovese, Paola Mammini and Rolando Ravello
Music byVíctor Reyes
CinematographyÁngel Amorós
Edited byDomingo González
Distributed by
Release date
  • November 27, 2017 (2017-11-27) (Madrid)
Running time
97 min
Box office$31 million[1]


Seven friends decide to play a game at their dinner party in which each member needs to read aloud all incoming text messages or put phone calls on speaker for all to hear. This causes many revelations to materialize, and challenges the "normal" of everyone at the dinner.


Box officeEdit

The film was the second highest-grossing Spanish language film of 2018 in Spain, with a box-office taking of €13 million from 2 million admissions.[7] The film also stayed as one of the highest-grossing Spanish language films of 2018 in Spain, and finished third grossing €9.2 million from 1.3 million admissions.[8] Worldwide it had grossed $31 million as of January 2019.[1]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b "Perfectos Desconocidos (2017)". The Numbers.
  2. ^ "Perfectos desconocidos". Movistar+ (in Spanish). Telefónica. 2017. Retrieved 29 July 2018.
  3. ^ "Perfectos desconocidos". Premios Goya (in Spanish). 2017. Retrieved 29 July 2018.
  4. ^ "Las 5 cintas nominadas al Goya recaudan 8 millones frente a los 18 millones de Perfectos Desconocidos, sin nominaciones". Europa Press (in Spanish). Madrid. 2 February 2018. Retrieved 24 March 2018.
  5. ^ ""Perfectos desconocidos" un remake de Álex de la Iglesia". Jameson Notodofilmfest (in Spanish). 27 November 2017. Retrieved 2 September 2018.
  6. ^ Zorrilla, Mikel (21 May 2016). "Álex de la Iglesia dirigirá el remake de 'Perfectos desconocidos'". Espinof (in Spanish). Retrieved 2 September 2018.
  7. ^ Hopewell, John (2 January 2018). "Spanish Box Office Holds, Edging Down Just 0.7% in 2017".
  8. ^ Hopewell, John (2 January 2019). "Spain's Box Office Dips Slightly in 2018". Variety.

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