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box office: week of April 9

indiewire's weekly box office recap:

Title Distributor Locations Gross Per Location Overall Gross
TranceFox Searchlight4$131,145$32,786$131,145
Upstream ColorIndependent1$28,649$28,649$28,649
The Company You KeepSony Pictures Classics5$131,718$26,344$131,718
The Place Beyond The PinesFocus Features30$703,379$23,446$1,089,409
No Place On EarthMagnolia Pictures2$13,813$6,907$13,813
Somebody Up There Likes MeTribeca Film1$5,498$5,498$83,796
RenoirIDP/Samuel Goldwyn Films20$102,550$5,128$199,958
Simon KillerIFC Films1$5,054$5,054$5,054
Room 237IFC Films10$49,761$4,976$93,027
The SapphiresThe Weinstein Company60$292,030$4,867$443,982
From Up On Poppy HillGKIDS40$129,144$3,229$470,937
White ElephantStrand Releasing1$2,421$2,421$7,519
CampFreestyle Releasing8$17,568$2,411$130,286
Down the ShoreAnchor Bay2$4,808$2,404$4,808
NoSony Pictures Classics89$208,644$2,344$1,608,624
The Brass TeapotMagnolia Pictures2$4,468$2,234$4,468
Home AgainEntertainment One Films6$13,099$2,183$78,495
The Waiting RoomInternational Film Circuit1$2,041$2,041$241,935
Girl RisingGathr Films6$11,219$1,870$589,713
StarbuckEntertainment One Films31$57,824$1,865$3,605,606
Gimme The LootIFC Films8$12,763$1,595$65,581
SettaiUTV Communications33$52,386$1,587$52,386
LoreMusic Box Films50$76,738$1,535$718,746
RealityOscilloscope Pictures12$18,023$1,502$55,261
QuartetThe Weinstein Company252$366,786$1,456$17,200,546
A Royal AffairMagnolia Pictures11$15,706$1,428$1,516,403
Bless Me, UltimaArenas Entertainment5$6,987$1,397$1,549,850
GatekeepersSony Pictures Classics131$172,427$1,316$2,116,261
The SilenceMusic Box Films11$14,233$1,294$69,170
Ginger And RosaA24 Films99$125,424$1,267$575,228
Radio UnnameableKino Lorber1$1,218$1,218$23,332
Bert Stern: Original Mad ManFirst Run4$4,691$1,173$6,470
Silver Linings PlaybookThe Weinstein Company524$603,470$1,152$129,725,117
Spring BreakersA24 Films1072$1,172,022$1,093$12,616,764
EmperorRoadside Attractions120$131,096$1,092$3,108,460
Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's JourneyCinedigm Entertainment1$1,054$1,054$59,645
On The RoadIFC Films107$107,570$1,005$594,612
Le Pont du NordThe Film Desk1$992$992$11,534
Orchestra Of ExilesFirst Run2$1,936$968$32,042
Happy People: A Year In The TaigaMusic Box Films10$9,452$945$308,364
A Fierce Green FireFirst Run2$1,812$906$19,473
Chasing IceSubmarine Deluxe9$8,099$900$1,309,997
KochZeitgeist7$6,260$894$320,901
Searching For Sugar ManSony Pictures Classics18$16,065$893$3,612,244
Lost Medallion: Adventure Of Billy StoneFreestyle Releasing2$1,540$770$370,288
LeonieMonterey Media4$3,043$761$16,736
Hava Nagila: The MovieInternational Film Circuit13$9,811$755$239,120
MentalDada Films1$750$750$17,346
56 UpFirst Run10$7,326$733$668,506
Sound CityVariance Films4$2,894$724$391,161
StokerFox Searchlight89$64,216$722$1,628,378
Kai Po CheUTV Communications2$1,414$707$1,119,876
Beyond The HillsIFC Films12$8,342$695$96,189
Upside DownMillennium Entertainment10$6,578$658$102,118
11 FlowersFirst Run1$614$614$8,459
Silver CircleArea23a1$544$544$3,113
AmourSony Pictures Classics30$15,828$528$6,685,660
Girl, TheVitagraph3$1,487$496$34,192
Like Someone In LoveIFC Films12$5,712$476$207,483
5 Broken CamerasKino Lorber1$432$432$103,011
Hunky DoryVariance Films3$1,219$406$15,393
WrongDrafthouse Films8$3,212$402$33,614
John Dies At The EndMagnolia Pictures4$1,555$389$141,307
Love And HonorIFC Films4$1,519$380$16,326
HimmatwalaUTV Communications61$23,124$379$262,568
Playroom, TheFreestyle Releasing12$3,900$325$3,900
Violeta Went To HeavenKino Lorber3$964$321$9,103
Place At The Table, AMagnolia Pictures14$3,826$273$203,566
Welcome To The PunchIFC Films9$2,057$229$6,787
Eddie: The Sleepwalking CannibalMusic Box Films5$1,016$203$1,016
West Of MemphisSony Pictures Classics13$2,518$194$298,454
Dorfman In LoveVitagraph4$582$146$13,737
All TogetherKino Lorber1$26$26$42,245

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