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box office: week of April 30

indiewire's weekly box office recap:

Title Distributor Locations Gross Per Location Overall Gross
Kon-TikiThe Weinstein Company2$22,168$11,084$22,168
The Reluctant FundamentalistIFC Films3$30,920$10,307$30,920
Deceptive Practice: Mysteries & MentorsKino Lorber1$9,527$9,527$34,856
Storm Surfers 3DVitagraph1$7,524$7,524$7,524
MudRoadside Attractions363$2,215,460$6,103$2,215,460
Oversimplification Of Her BeautyVariance Films2$10,055$5,028$10,055
Ain't In It For My HealthKino Lorber1$4,626$4,626$18,077
At Any PriceSony Pictures Classics4$16,095$4,024$22,287
Paradise: LoveStrand Releasing2$6,014$3,007$6,014
5 Broken CamerasKino Lorber1$2,785$2,785$106,902
DisconnectLD Entertainment111$239,769$2,160$747,542
RenoirIDP/Samuel Goldwyn Films63$122,998$1,952$853,053
SettaiUTV Communications1$1,827$1,827$87,260
Tai Chi HeroWell Go USA, Inc.7$12,624$1,803$12,624
Lost Medallion: Adventure Of Billy StoneFreestyle Releasing25$44,610$1,784$515,516
CampFreestyle Releasing28$47,679$1,703$293,355
Violeta Went To HeavenKino Lorber1$1,580$1,580$17,802
The Company You KeepSony Pictures Classics807$1,152,905$1,429$2,251,050
The SapphiresThe Weinstein Company126$179,558$1,425$1,415,722
Fists Of LegendCJ Entertainment8$11,368$1,421$126,774
KochZeitgeist1$1,389$1,389$336,324
The Angels ShareIFC Films26$34,766$1,337$107,124
Home RunIDP/Samuel Goldwyn Films370$460,871$1,246$2,290,171
From Up On Poppy HillGKIDS43$53,464$1,243$799,075
To The WonderMagnolia Pictures60$71,430$1,191$381,459
Upstream ColorIndependent43$48,530$1,129$293,586
Hava Nagila: The MovieInternational Film Circuit7$7,620$1,089$267,955
LoreMusic Box Films17$17,963$1,057$856,605
Home AgainEntertainment One Films1$1,047$1,047$89,965
BowlingEntertainment One Films3$2,939$980$2,939
Room 237IFC Films21$20,026$954$223,698
Not TodayFreestyle Releasing3$2,813$938$147,699
GracelandDrafthouse Films14$13,059$933$13,059
NoSony Pictures Classics74$68,857$931$2,137,084
Sound CityVariance Films2$1,701$851$404,635
Spring BreakersA24 Films72$51,493$820$13,948,791
56 UpFirst Run6$4,810$802$686,326
Molly MaxwellEntertainment One Films1$764$764$6,295
The Lords of SalemAnchor Bay280$183,155$735$1,061,036
TranceFox Searchlight157$113,194$721$2,119,991
StarbuckEntertainment One Films27$19,200$711$3,725,967
If I Were YouKino Lorber1$700$700$9,222
LeonieMonterey Media3$2,086$695$43,684
Searching For Sugar ManSony Pictures Classics8$5,287$661$3,648,145
QuartetThe Weinstein Company130$82,237$633$18,005,351
The HostOpen Road611$379,907$622$25,866,993
No Place On EarthMagnolia Pictures27$16,458$610$98,598
Simon KillerIFC Films5$3,024$605$21,303
Ginger And RosaA24 Films20$12,045$602$785,226
GatekeepersSony Pictures Classics22$12,272$558$2,342,249
Silver Linings PlaybookThe Weinstein Company361$197,626$547$131,422,968
WrongDrafthouse Films5$2,658$532$43,311
Bert Stern: Original Mad ManFirst Run2$982$491$20,419
Arthur NewmanCinedigm Entertainment248$112,788$455$112,788
Wagner & MeFirst Run1$413$413$37,745
Hunky DoryVariance Films2$814$407$18,085
Gimme The LootIFC Films7$2,809$401$90,877
A Royal AffairMagnolia Pictures5$1,733$347$1,545,726
Happy People: A Year In The TaigaMusic Box Films5$1,652$330$334,021
AmourSony Pictures Classics10$2,999$300$6,731,552
EmperorRoadside Attractions26$7,567$291$3,295,596
On The RoadIFC Films17$4,830$284$717,753
StokerFox Searchlight9$2,450$272$1,698,895
Kai Po CheUTV Communications2$534$267$1,122,527
The SilenceMusic Box Films1$232$232$78,363
Eddie: The Sleepwalking CannibalMusic Box Films1$227$227$1,521
Herman's HouseFirst Run2$385$193$4,508
A Place at the TableMagnolia Pictures7$1,014$145$221,112
A Fierce Green FireFirst Run1$82$82$26,789

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