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iW NEWS | "Sicko" Strong in U.S. Debut

By Indiewire | Indiewire June 24, 2007 at 7:54AM

Michael Moore's "Sicko" opened to big business on one screen in Manhattan this weekend, earning an estimated $70,000 on one screen, according to The Weinstein Company. The film, which will go into wide release on Friday, also sold out all 43 Saturday night sneak previews held throughout the country, according to TWC. In other weekend box office news, Paramount Vantage opened Michael Winterbottom's "A Mighty Heart" at 1,355 locations, earning an estimated $4 million for an estimated per screen average just under $3,000, according to Paramount. [Eugene Hernandez]
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Michael Moore's "Sicko" opened to big business on one screen in Manhattan this weekend, earning an estimated $70,000 on one screen, according to The Weinstein Company. The film, which will go into wide release on Friday, also sold out all 43 Saturday night sneak previews held throughout the country, according to TWC. In other weekend box office news, Paramount Vantage opened Michael Winterbottom's "A Mighty Heart" at 1,355 locations, earning an estimated $4 million for an estimated per screen average just under $3,000, according to Paramount. [Eugene Hernandez]







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