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box office: week of December 18

indiewire's weekly box office recap:

Title Distributor Locations Gross Per Location Overall Gross
Rust And BoneSony Pictures Classics6$57,407$9,568$209,053
Hyde Park On HudsonFocus Features36$292,796$8,133$404,816
Silver Linings PlaybookThe Weinstein Company371$2,109,274$5,685$16,979,323
Beware of Mr. BakerIndependent1$4,414$4,414$45,252
Let Fury Have The HourCAVU Pictures1$3,386$3,386$3,386
BURN: One Year On The FrontlinesArea23a4$12,236$3,059$104,613
A Werewolf BoyCJ Entertainment20$52,381$2,619$222,581
Any Day NowMusic Box Films16$40,489$2,531$40,489
Anna KareninaFocus Features409$1,022,214$2,499$8,380,517
Lost Angels: Skid Row Is My HomeCinema Libre1$2,436$2,436$11,489
HitchcockFox Searchlight561$1,107,659$1,974$3,071,871
Save The DateIFC Films2$3,755$1,878$3,755
MasqueradeCJ Entertainment1$1,844$1,844$902,340
The Central Park FiveIFC Films22$38,329$1,742$175,801
Somewhere BetweenLong Shot Factory2$2,919$1,460$177,633
SamsaraOscilloscope Pictures11$14,203$1,291$2,587,430
The Big PictureMPI Media3$3,866$1,289$158,411
Chasing IceSubmarine Deluxe53$65,559$1,237$612,089
The House I Live InAbramorama Entertainment1$1,223$1,223$181,782
A Late QuartetEntertainment One Films46$51,339$1,116$1,084,339
This Must Be The PlaceThe Weinstein Company3$3,071$1,024$142,242
The FlatIFC Films15$14,817$988$445,919
DeadfallMagnolia Pictures17$16,649$979$45,392
The SessionsFox Searchlight151$147,487$977$5,208,538
Well-Digger's DaughterKino Lorber2$1,828$914$375,009
Deep Dark CanyonIndependent2$1,808$904$6,209
In Our NatureCinedigm Entertainment1$893$893$6,175
TchoupitoulasOscilloscope Pictures2$1,774$887$5,551
A Royal AffairMagnolia Pictures56$46,514$831$534,267
Keep The Lights OnMusic Box Films1$820$820$243,536
Wagner & MeFirst Run4$3,278$820$26,031
Only The YoungOscilloscope Pictures2$1,530$765$3,558
The Loneliest PlanetIFC Films5$3,644$729$128,519
Searching For Sugar ManSony Pictures Classics31$22,555$728$2,931,599
The IntouchablesThe Weinstein Company25$18,091$724$13,069,901
Brooklyn CastleProducers Distribution Agency2$1,356$678$186,690
The MasterThe Weinstein Company14$9,361$669$15,912,499
ArbitrageRoadside Attractions10$6,507$651$7,890,701
North Sea TexasStrand Releasing2$1,259$630$20,512
Khiladi 786Eros Entertainment115$61,563$535$352,684
End Of WatchOpen Road172$91,195$530$40,469,936
Cheerful Weather For The WeddingIFC Films2$1,016$508$1,949
California SoloStrand Releasing2$853$427$10,911
SmashedSony Pictures Classics10$4,157$416$368,887
StarletMusic Box Films4$1,654$414$76,210
The Waiting RoomInternational Film Circuit3$1,082$361$174,991
All TogetherKino Lorber1$343$343$37,734
Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has To TravelIDP/Samuel Goldwyn Films14$4,532$324$938,476
Revisionaries, TheKino Lorber1$164$164$18,262
Jason Becker: Not Dead YetKino Lorber2$319$160$794
Universal Soldier: Day Of ReckoningMagnolia Pictures2$319$160$5,247
CitadelCinedigm Entertainment2$192$96$12,663

box office news archive

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    Maleficent Soars to the Top of the Box Office with $170 Mil in Global Ticket Sales

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    "Maleficent" Sleeping Beautifully Overseas With $100 Million Ransom

    In the penultimate week prior to the start of the World Cup, Disney's "Maleficent" edged out Fox's "X-Men: Days Of Future Past" to top the overseas box office. The Angelina Jolie film took in a nice round number of $100 million while the X-Men gang was a close second at $95 million.

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    Warners Remains Market Share King But "Maleficent" Moves Disney Into 2nd

    Warners has a solid hold on the studio box office market share derby and thanks to a big weekend with "Maleficent", Disney has now slipped into the #2 slot. The next few weeks should see Fox move into contention with both "The Fault In Our Stars" and "How To Train Your Dragon 2". Should be interes...

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    Career Watch: Has 'Maleficent' Restored Angelina Jolie's Box Office Mojo?

    Reviews were mixed. But for moviegoers, the $70 million opening for "Maleficent" -- an Angelina Jolie record -- for a rare female summer action adventure suggests that they were transfixed by the sight of the right actress in a perfect-fit role.

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    Arthouse Audit: 'Restrepo' Sequel 'Korengal' Tops Specialty Box Office; Kelly Reichardt's 'Night Moves' Takes Second

    An eclectic group of new releases failed to provide any films with more than niche potential in upcoming weeks. The standout is "Korengal" (Saboteur), a sequel of sorts to the Oscar-nominated documentary feature "Restrepo," which had a New York opening in the range of its predecessor. "Night Moves" ...

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    Specialty Box Office: Kelly Reichardt's 'Night' Has Decent Moves; Sebastian Junger's 'Korengal' Stronger

    Here's a rundown of the specialty box office this weekend, which saw Sebastian Junger's doc "Korengal" top openers in its exclusive engagement debut, narrowly beating out the per-theater-average of Kelly Reichardt's "Night Moves," which was in one more theater. News wasn't quite so good for other op...

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    Jolie's 'Maleficent' Leads Box Office Top Ten with Strong Femme Appeal, Diaz's 'Other Woman' at $81 Million

    Angelina Jolie is a huge movie star. Disney knows how to reach a broad family audience led by women. And beloved fairy tales sell. These are some of the lessons learned --yet again--by "Maleficent"'s magnificent $70 million opening, which dwarfed Seth MacFarlane's western spoof "A Million Ways to Di...

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    Final Estimates Push "Maleficent" to $70 Million Weekend.

    Final studio numbers have come in this morning and a decent Saturday pushes Angelina Jolie and "Maleficent" to $70 million for the weekend. Sadly, Saturday wasn't much of a help for "A Million Ways To Die In The West" as the Seth MacFarlane comedy western remains at $17 million and a third place fi...

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    Box-Office: Angelina Jolie Has The Biggest Opening Weekend Of Her Career With ‘Maleficent’

    Angelina Jolie is one of those curious global superstars. To this day, the highest grossing live-action film she’s ever been in was $186 million for 2005’s “Mr. & Mrs. Smith.” And her top five all-time domestic grosses include three animated movies that she never physically appeared in (two of them ...

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    'Maleficent' Bewitches Friday Box Office, Shows Power of Jolie (and Female Stars)

    With "Maleficent," Angelina Jolie now joins Jennifer Lawrence, Sandra Bullock, Cameron Diaz, Melissa McCarthy and Rooney Mara as an actress who has recently opened a movie to strong initial returns better, in many cases, than some male stars considered safe bets for franchise efforts.

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    "Maleficent" Sits Tres Jolie Atop Box Office Mountain, Seth MacFarlane Dies In The West

    I'm still waiting for several estimates to come in but it's all Disney and Angelina Jolie at the box office this weekend. Driven by its family friendly PG rating and a large take from its Imax screens, "Maleficent" easily cruised into first place this weekend, grossing an estimated $68-71 million.

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    Indie Box Office Preview: Does James McAvoy's 'Filth' or Dakota Fanning's 'Night' Have The Moves Against 'Maleficent'?

    In a new weekly fixture here at Indiewire, we're previewing notable new specialty releases in terms of their box office potential.

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    Projected Weekend Top 10: Angie Puts A Spell On All Box Office Comers, "X-Men" Tries To Avoid A 2nd Week Plummet

    There are going to be some very intriguing box office battles this summer. This weekend won't be one of those. Even though Seth MacFarlane's A Million Ways To Die In The West" should rack up some nice numbers it won't come close to dethroning Angelina Jolie and "Maleficent",

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    Next Week's Box Office Battle: Cruise & Blunt vs. Hazel & Augustus

    We always love to look ahead here at Box Office Insider and quite frankly we cannot wait for next week's box office battle between Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt starring in Doug Liman's "Edge Of Tomorrow" and Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort in the young adult weep fest, "The Fault In Our Stars"

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