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box office: week of April 16

indiewire's weekly box office recap:

Title Distributor Locations Gross Per Location Overall Gross
DisconnectLD Entertainment15$124,000$8,267$124,000
The Place Beyond The PinesFocus Features514$3,865,687$7,521$5,239,866
To The WonderMagnolia Pictures17$116,551$6,856$116,551
The Company You KeepSony Pictures Classics41$277,818$6,776$450,428
Upstream ColorIndependent11$71,220$6,475$109,951
The Angel's ShareIFC Films3$18,837$6,279$18,837
It's A DisasterOscilloscope Pictures3$15,305$5,102$15,305
RenoirIDP/Samuel Goldwyn Films49$182,471$3,724$423,459
Simon KillerIFC Films2$5,457$2,729$12,546
The SapphiresThe Weinstein Company93$248,945$2,677$784,346
New WorldWell Go USA, Inc.9$23,057$2,562$450,222
Not TodayFreestyle Releasing41$96,347$2,350$96,347
No Place On EarthMagnolia Pictures11$24,456$2,223$42,870
Fists Of LegendCJ Entertainment23$49,252$2,141$49,252
TranceFox Searchlight438$896,608$2,047$1,071,216
From Up On Poppy HillGKIDS48$92,923$1,936$607,863
Room 237IFC Films20$35,805$1,790$148,837
BlancanievesCohen Media Group17$28,058$1,650$116,605
KochZeitgeist3$4,935$1,645$328,809
CampFreestyle Releasing19$30,418$1,601$165,397
NoSony Pictures Classics99$155,218$1,568$1,845,052
Dark SkiesThe Weinstein Company25$34,924$1,397$17,217,858
YossiStrand Releasing1$1,168$1,168$116,207
A Royal AffairMagnolia Pictures6$6,519$1,087$1,530,262
SettaiUTV Communications15$15,245$1,016$76,665
QuartetThe Weinstein Company224$226,750$1,012$17,577,665
StarbuckEntertainment One Films32$32,311$1,010$3,658,831
LoreMusic Box Films33$32,841$995$782,971
Silver CircleArea23a1$967$967$4,080
Silver Linings PlaybookThe Weinstein Company451$408,626$906$130,333,798
Spring BreakersA24 Films426$380,203$892$13,529,189
5 Broken CamerasKino Lorber1$890$890$103,901
Gimme The LootIFC Films7$6,164$881$77,367
LeonieMonterey Media10$8,594$859$28,321
GatekeepersSony Pictures Classics90$71,873$799$2,258,441
WrongDrafthouse Films1$797$797$38,042
Ginger And RosaA24 Films71$55,025$775$683,926
The Brass TeapotMagnolia Pictures2$1,421$711$6,643
Violeta Went To HeavenKino Lorber2$1,377$689$11,257
Beyond The HillsIFC Films7$4,671$667$105,159
Searching For Sugar ManSony Pictures Classics14$9,234$660$3,626,832
Hava Nagila: The MovieInternational Film Circuit11$6,839$622$250,413
On The RoadIFC Films64$35,616$557$677,133
Kai Po CheUTV Communications1$538$538$1,120,785
EmperorRoadside Attractions96$51,492$536$3,218,457
Happy People: A Year In The TaigaMusic Box Films10$5,147$515$318,238
The Waiting RoomInternational Film Circuit1$502$502$243,157
56 UpFirst Run4$1,989$497$673,142
AmourSony Pictures Classics28$13,849$495$6,712,914
MasqueradeCJ Entertainment1$477$477$922,600
Bert Stern: Original Mad ManFirst Run5$2,332$466$10,330
Sound CityVariance Films7$3,024$432$398,205
StokerFox Searchlight30$12,012$400$1,672,495
Hunky DoryVariance Films3$1,129$376$17,073
A Fierce Green FireFirst Run1$370$370$20,647
Like Someone In LoveIFC Films14$5,012$358$215,637
The SilenceMusic Box Films4$1,415$354$76,271
A Place at the TableMagnolia Pictures9$3,133$348$212,278
Ferlinghetti: A Rebirth Of WonderFirst Run2$621$311$4,816
11 FlowersFirst Run1$310$310$8,941
Orchestra Of ExilesFirst Run2$613$307$34,188
Radio UnnameableKino Lorber1$285$285$24,017
HimmatwalaUTV Communications3$669$223$270,578
West Of MemphisSony Pictures Classics17$3,271$192$307,039
Ghastly Love of Johnny XStrand Releasing1$120$120$237
Into The WhiteMagnolia Pictures1$90$90$90
Free RadicalsKino Lorber1$33$33$3,804

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