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box office: week of April 23

indiewire's weekly box office recap:

Title Distributor Locations Gross Per Location Overall Gross
Deceptive Practice: Mysteries & MentorsKino Lorber1$13,802$13,802$18,984
Ain't In It For My HealthKino Lorber1$7,937$7,937$7,937
Filly BrownLionsgate188$1,478,323$7,863$1,478,323
The Company You KeepSony Pictures Classics84$396,385$4,719$950,482
Home RunIDP/Samuel Goldwyn Films381$1,582,466$4,153$1,582,466
DisconnectLD Entertainment67$239,335$3,978$425,273
Molly MaxwellEntertainment One Films1$3,815$3,815$3,815
Herman's HouseFirst Run1$3,552$3,552$3,552
The Place Beyond The PinesFocus Features1542$4,917,545$3,189$11,642,645
RenoirIDP/Samuel Goldwyn Films56$141,176$2,521$658,043
Upstream ColorIndependent30$69,260$2,309$211,396
PawnAnchor Bay1$2,137$2,256$2,256
The SapphiresThe Weinstein Company114$254,969$2,237$1,137,727
To The WonderMagnolia Pictures49$107,434$2,193$262,314
The Angel's ShareIFC Films15$31,608$2,107$57,346
SettaiUTV Communications2$4,116$2,058$84,405
The Lords of SalemAnchor Bay355$642,000$1,973$701,342
Home AgainEntertainment One Films1$1,681$1,681$88,282
CampFreestyle Releasing30$49,130$1,638$230,045
From Up On Poppy HillGKIDS48$74,237$1,547$722,426
Fists Of LegendCJ Entertainment18$25,542$1,419$100,646
It's A DisasterOscilloscope Pictures13$18,088$1,391$38,099
NoSony Pictures Classics88$117,501$1,335$2,026,699
KochZeitgeist2$2,550$1,275$332,629
Bert Stern: Original Mad ManFirst Run4$4,560$1,140$16,273
56 UpFirst Run5$5,453$1,091$679,659
A Royal AffairMagnolia Pictures6$6,378$1,063$1,540,598
No Place On EarthMagnolia Pictures16$16,995$1,062$72,295
Room 237IFC Films27$26,741$990$189,335
Not TodayFreestyle Releasing20$19,591$980$138,677
Spring BreakersA24 Films122$103,221$958$13,845,353
Simon KillerIFC Films2$1,900$950$16,951
TranceFox Searchlight443$403,782$911$1,826,396
Violeta Went To HeavenKino Lorber3$2,694$898$14,409
StarbuckEntertainment One Films29$25,943$895$3,696,778
QuartetThe Weinstein Company176$155,079$881$17,843,844
LoreMusic Box Films27$23,225$860$823,607
Happy People: A Year In The TaigaMusic Box Films9$6,185$687$330,873
Gimme The LootIFC Films7$4,508$644$85,314
Silver Linings PlaybookThe Weinstein Company867$547,660$632$131,030,875
Searching For Sugar ManSony Pictures Classics13$8,209$631$3,640,519
GatekeepersSony Pictures Classics50$29,718$594$2,316,555
Girl RisingGathr Films170$98,668$580$849,484
Ginger And RosaA24 Films48$24,435$509$759,502
Hava Nagila: The MovieInternational Film Circuit9$4,341$482$257,441
LeonieMonterey Media8$3,745$468$39,227
Kai Po CheUTV Communications2$920$460$1,121,816
A Place At The TableMagnolia Pictures11$5,045$459$218,044
A Fierce Green FireFirst Run5$2,118$424$22,918
AmourSony Pictures Classics19$7,829$412$6,726,705
EmperorRoadside Attractions64$25,943$405$3,274,140
On The RoadIFC Films33$13,083$396$705,921
West Of MemphisSony Pictures Classics5$1,951$390$309,864
Into The WhiteMagnolia Pictures1$387$387$547
StokerFox Searchlight28$10,134$362$1,690,887
Beyond The HillsIFC Films10$2,758$276$109,248
Like Someone In LoveIFC Films11$3,011$274$221,390
The SilenceMusic Box Films3$739$246$77,735
The Waiting RoomInternational Film Circuit1$210$210$243,607
HimmatwalaUTV Communications1$133$133$270,880
WrongDrafthouse Films4$381$95$38,791

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