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box office: week of December 17

indiewire's weekly box office recap:

Title Distributor Locations Gross Per Location Overall Gross
Inside Llewyn DavisCBS Films15$356,785$23,786$910,317
Mandela: Long Walk To FreedomThe Weinstein Company4$35,084$8,771$241,079
Unbelievers, TheIndependent1$5,012$5,012$12,572
NebraskaParamount Vantage250$911,784$3,647$3,377,783
Liv & IngmarJanus Films2$5,451$2,726$5,451
The Great BeautyJanus Films38$86,525$2,277$530,932
Nuclear NationFirst Run1$2,268$2,268$3,600
PhilomenaThe Weinstein Company835$1,820,479$2,180$11,083,457
Dallas Buyers ClubFocus Features574$1,174,269$2,046$14,301,134
12 Years A SlaveFox Searchlight497$732,825$1,474$36,364,513
The Act of KillingDrafthouse Films5$5,415$1,083$456,890
Blue is the Warmest ColorIFC Films58$61,429$1,059$1,891,843
Spinning PlatesThe Film Arcade6$4,715$786$109,756
Narco CulturaCinedigm Entertainment29$22,462$775$131,995
Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy?IFC Films15$11,084$739$99,743
Kill Your DarlingsSony Pictures Classics40$28,479$712$879,342
Armstrong Lie, TheSony Pictures Classics46$30,136$655$292,273
Last Days On Mars, TheMagnolia Pictures13$8,478$652$15,928
Sweet DreamsInternational Film Circuit5$3,065$613$22,853
Enough SaidFox Searchlight72$44,016$611$17,363,907
All Is LostRoadside Attractions261$158,864$609$5,705,933
LinsanityIndependent2$72$605$299,387
WadjdaSony Pictures Classics19$11,468$604$1,371,164
Punk Singer, TheIFC Films20$10,924$546$87,822
Bettie Page Reveals AllMusic Box Films17$9,128$537$62,238
Big SurIndependent2$855$510$36,091
Christmas Candle, TheEcholight Studios190$90,859$478$2,115,870
Short Term 12Cinedigm Entertainment2$925$463$1,008,507
Here Comes The DevilMagnolia Pictures2$783$392$783
20 Feet From StardomRadius-TWC32$12,327$385$4,794,407
Muscle ShoalsMagnolia Pictures11$4,120$375$656,575
Blue JasmineSony Pictures Classics302$102,465$339$32,900,327
Jamel Shabazz Street PhotographerIndependent2$646$323$17,378
Free The MindInternational Film Circuit1$320$320$147,322
AustenlandSony Pictures Classics12$2,868$239$2,148,729
Inequality for AllRadius-TWC11$2,615$238$1,187,354
Paradise: HopeStrand Releasing3$679$226$4,147
OldboyFilmDistrict151$33,580$222$2,162,593
Fire In The BloodInternational Film Circuit2$182$91$18,460
When Comedy Went To SchoolInternational Film Circuit2$171$86$231,088

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    'Maze Runner' Easily Tops Resurgent Box Office

    As expected, "The Maze Runner" easily dominated new openers Friday with $11,250,000. Twentieth Century Fox's latest entry in Hollywood's endless series of young adult dystopian bestseller adaptations, with late Thursday grosses, more than doubled any other film for the day.

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    'Maze Runner' Gallops To $33 Million Debut...Liam, Tina and Jason Lag Far Behind

    Now that's more like it. Fox got fall off to a roaring start with a very solid $11 million last night and an estimated $33 million for the weekend. That would land the young adult tale in the top five September openings of all time. Liam Neeson's "A Walk Among the Tombstones" finished out of the ...

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    Weekend Box Office Projections: Will Moviegoers Make It Into The Maze?

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    It's Not Getting Better for Women in Hollywood, But There Is a Silver Lining

    The Center for Women in Television & Film's 17th annual Boxed In study dives into the read-it-and-weep figures for female representation in film and TV over the past year.

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    Will Fox's 'Runner" be A-Maze-ing? This Week's Previews and Predictions

    Getting fall off to an official start, Fox debuts its young adult thriller "The Maze Runner", Liam Neeson takes a "Walk Among The Tombstones" and Jason Bateman and Tina Fey lead an all-star cast in Warners' "This Is Where I Leave You". Box Office Insider has the complete preview and predictions.

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    This Week's Indies: Hector Searches For Happiness, Mia Makes Tracks and Justin Long Sings 'I Am The Walrus'.

    Well it's certainly an interesting assortment of indie titles this week. There's a psychiatrist turned globe trekker, a rock legend's 20,000th day on earth, Drew Barrymore's ex with walrus tusks and a trip across the Australian outback. Something for everyone (hopefully).

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    'Skeleton Twins' Prove Irresistible To Indie Moviegoers With Huge $27K+ PSA

    The subject matter may be a bit dicey but everyone seems to love Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig. The two ex-SNL alums' "Skeleton Twins" from Roadside Attractions wowed auds to the tune of $411,000 in its first 15 theatres this past weekend.

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    'Lucy' Runs Worldwide Cume to $354 Million With Yet Another International 1st Place Finish

    Luc Besson's "Lucy" pulled an overseas repeat this weekend, cashing in another $25 million to raise its international total to $231 million. In addition, there were very solid openings for both "Maze Runner" and "The Boxtrolls" in its initial forays.

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    Box-Office: ‘No Good Deed’ Goes Unpunished At #1, ‘Guardians’ Is The First Film To Cross $300 Million At Home

    “Critics don’t matter,” the refrain often goes, but the truth is it's a little bit more complicated than that. Audiences use critics selectively as guides. So when a critical consensus says Michael Bay’s latest “Transformers” isn’t worth seeing, well, audiences tend to go regardless. But sharp drop-...

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    Top Ten Box Office Takeaways: 'No Good Deed' Tops Weak Field, 'The Drop' Scores, 'The Giver' Soars

    The Top Ten box office holds many surprises, from top-dog "No Good Deed," starring Idris Elba and weak family sequel "Dolphin Tale 2" to festival entry "The Drop" landing at number six. And The Weinstein Co.'s dystopian YA adaptation "The Giver" has unexpectedly become its best-grosser in over a yea...

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    'Skeleton Twins' Scores Best Limited Opening since 'Boyhood'

    The fall season began in earnest this weekend as several top festival films opened well. Fox Searchlight's tough guy thriller "The Drop," starring Tom Hardy and James Gandolfini, landed in sixth place in the Top Ten, opening in over 800 theaters for an excellent gross of $4.2 million. The clear stan...

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    A New Film Finally Takes Lead Over 'Guardians' at Box Office

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