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Specialty Box Office: Audiences 'Excited' To Check Out Almodovar's Latest (But Not As Much As Usual)

Photo of Peter Knegt By Peter Knegt | Indiewire June 30, 2013 at 12:54PM

Pedro Almodovar's "I'm So Excited" led a generally underwhelming sextet of specialty debuts this weekend, grossing $103,000 from just 5 screens. That made for a $20,600 average, the highest of any film in release, including studio chart toppers "Monsters University" and "The Heat."
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The Debuts:

1. I'm So Excited
Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics
Weeks in Release: 1
Gross:  $103,000
Theaters: 5
Average: $20,600
Cumulative Total: $103,000

2. Museum Hours
Distributor: Cinema Guild
Weeks in Release: 1
Gross:  $29,400
Theaters: 2
Average: $14,700
Cumulative Total: $29,400

3. Byzantium
Distributor: IFC
Weeks in Release: 1
Gross:  $18,000
Theaters: 6
Average: $3,000
Cumulative Total: $18,000

4. A Band Called Death
Distributor: Drafthouse
Weeks in Release: 1
Gross:  $28,500
Theaters: 13
Average: $2,192
Cumulative Total: $28,500

5. How To Make Money Selling Drugs
Distributor: Tribeca Film
Weeks in Release: 1
Gross:  $10,500
Theaters: 5
Average: $6,071
Cumulative Total: $2,100

6. Redemption
Distributor: Roadside Attractions
Weeks in Release: 1
Gross:  $18,200
Theaters: 19
Average: $958
Cumulative Total: $18,200



The Holdovers

1. 20 Feet From Stardom
Distributor: RADiUS-TWC
Weeks in Release: 3
Gross:  $232,517
Theaters: 44 (up from 6)
Average: $5,284
Cumulative Total: $415,396

1. Unfinished Song
Distributor: The Weinstein Company
Weeks in Release: 2
Gross:  $95,100
Theaters: 19 (up from 2)
Average: $5,005
Cumulative Total: $134,700

2. The Attack
Distributor: Cohen Media Group
Weeks in Release: 2
Gross:  $139,794
Theaters: 36 (up from 3)
Average: $3,883
Cumulative Total: $181,974

2. Fill The Void
Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics
Weeks in Release: 6
Gross:  $184,636
Theaters: 61 (up from 46)
Average: $3,027
Cumulative Total: $912,811

3. Much Ado About Nothing
Distributor: Roadside Attractions
Weeks in Release: 4
Gross:  $589,500
Theaters: 217 (up from 206)
Average: $2,717
Cumulative Total: $2,185,617

6. Before Midnight
Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics
Weeks in Release: 6
Gross:  $666,047
Theaters: 290 (down from 441)
Average: $2,297
Cumulative Total: $5,743,338

11. Frances Ha
Distributor: IFC Films
Weeks in Release: 7
Gross:  $160,000
Theaters: 90 (down from 140)
Average: $1,778
Cumulative Total: $3,483,000

12. Stories We Tell
Distributor: Roadside Attractions
Weeks in Release: 8
Gross:  $32,000
Theaters: 23 (down from 33)
Average: $1,391
Cumulative Total: $1,389,141

8. The East
Distributor: Fox Searchlight
Weeks in Release: 5
Gross:  $255,000
Theaters: 185 (down from 195)
Average: $1,378
Cumulative Total: $1,640,064

4. The Bling Ring
Distributor: A24
Weeks in Release: 3
Gross:  $850,000
Theaters: 630 (down form 650)
Average: $1,349
Cumulative Total: $4,363,305

10. Mud
Distributor: Roadside Attractions
Weeks in Release: 10
Gross: $195,500
Theaters: 160 (down from 213)
Average: $1,222
Cumulative Total: $20,488,165

13. What Maisie Knew

Distributor: Millennium
Weeks in Release: 9
Gross:  $16,466
Theaters: 18 (down from 33)
Average: $915
Cumulative Total: $994,212

15. The Iceman
Distributor: Millennium
Weeks in Release: 9
Gross:  $3,982
Theaters: 5 (down from 12)
Average: $795
Cumulative Total: $1,930,401

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