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The 30 Highest Grossing Specialty Films of 2012 (So Far)

Photo of Peter Knegt By Peter Knegt | Indiewire July 5, 2012 at 11:41AM

Here's a chart of 2012's thirty highest grossing films tracked by Indiewire's box office charts, as of July 1, 2012.
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Fox Searchlight Tena Desae and Dev Patel in "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel"

Here's a chart of 2012's thirty highest grossing films tracked by Indiewire's box office charts, as of July 1, 2012.

It only includes specialty films that opened in limited release (initially under 500 screens) in 2012. It also includes films that screened only as an Academy-qualifier in 2011 ("Albert Nobbs," "We Need To Talk About Kevin," etc.).

Check out Indiewire's run down of the year's winners and losers so far here:


1. The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (Fox Searchlight) - $40,619,000
2. Moonrise Kingdom (Focus Features) - $19,173,220
3. Salmon Fishing In The Yemen (CBS Films) - $9,047,981
4. Bernie (Millennium) - $7,359,976
5. Friends With Kids (Roadside Attractions) - $6,861,102
6. Casa De Mi Padre (Lionsgate) - $5,909,483
7. October Baby (Samuel Goldwyn) - $5,157,886
8. Jeff, Who Lives at Home (Paramount Vantage) - $4,269,426
9. The Raid: Redemption (Sony Pictures Classics) - $4,104,909
10. Bully (The Weinstein Company) - $3,495,043
11. Albert Nobbs (Roadside Attractions) - $3,014,696
12. The Intouchables (The Weinstein Company) - $2,624,080
13. Girl In Progress (Lionsgate and Pantelion) - $2,609,412
14. Jiro Dreams of Sushi (Magnolia) - $2,480,095
15. Footnote (Sony Pictures Classics) - $2,004,736
16. Monsieur Lazhar* (Music Box Films) - $1,851,675
17. We Need To Talk About Kevin (Oscilloscope) - $1,738,692
18. Safety Not Guaranteed (FilmDistrict) - $1,736,000
19. 2012 Oscar Nominated Short Films (Shorts International) - $1,702,415
20. Hysteria (Sony Pictures Classics) - $1,556,519
21. The Kid With a Bike (IFC Films) - $1,389,524
22. Marley (Magnolia) - $1,367,905
23. To Rome With Love (Sony Pictures Classics) - $1,232,972
24. Woman Thou Art Loosed!: On the 7th Day     (CodeBlack) - $1,213,128
25. The Deep Blue Sea (Music Box Films) - $1,099,324
26. Headhunters (Magnolia) - $1,043,265
27. In Darkness (Sony Pictures Classics) - $1,041,455
28. Rampart (Millennium) - $972,512
29. Damsels in Distress (Sony Pictures Classics) - $923,335
30. First Position (Sundance Selects) - $908,235

*-Does not include Canadian grosses.

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