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box office: week of February 26

indiewire's weekly box office recap:

Title Distributor Locations Gross Per Location Overall Gross
NoSony Pictures Classics6$69,752$11,625$182,034
GatekeepersSony Pictures Classics19$133,740$7,039$380,581
QuartetThe Weinstein Company356$1,125,886$3,163$8,844,950
Beasts Of The Southern WildFox Searchlight73$213,575$2,926$12,572,085
Silver Linings PlaybookThe Weinstein Company2012$5,750,866$2,858$107,176,012
LoreMusic Box Films8$20,263$2,533$124,764
Beware of Mr. BakerIndependent1$2,445$2,445$112,248
Like Someone In LoveIFC Films9$22,004$2,445$56,138
KochZeitgeist9$20,992$2,332$168,038
Happy People: A Year In The TaigaMusic Box Films16$36,722$2,295$107,473
AmourSony Pictures Classics328$716,186$2,183$5,147,243
The Power of FewSteelyard Pictures5$9,350$1,870$17,701
Bless Me, UltimaArenas Entertainment263$470,109$1,787$608,957
11 FlowersFirst Run2$3,516$1,758$3,516
56 UpFirst Run32$55,669$1,740$464,617
ABCDUTV Communications9$15,392$1,710$218,257
Special 26Viva Entertainment54$81,790$1,515$1,022,395
My Worst NightmareStrand Releasing1$1,364$1,364$21,456
YossiStrand Releasing7$9,034$1,291$74,171
John Dies At The EndMagnolia Pictures17$20,202$1,188$87,744
Searching For Sugar ManSony Pictures Classics30$32,583$1,086$3,322,289
2013 Oscar ShortsShorts International246$263,830$1,072$1,920,809
Sorcerer And The White SnakeMagnolia Pictures1$977$977$16,388
Hyde Park On HudsonFocus Features65$63,407$975$6,126,492
Sound CityVariance Films17$15,924$937$314,110
West Of MemphisSony Pictures Classics12$11,024$919$141,928
5 Broken CamerasKino Lorber2$1,829$915$98,041
HitchcockFox Searchlight16$13,828$864$5,963,608
InescapableIFC Films2$1,545$773$47,318
The Waiting RoomInternational Film Circuit3$2,301$767$202,954
Rust And BoneSony Pictures Classics30$20,325$678$1,980,994
Mumia: Long Distance RevolutionaryFirst Run3$1,913$638$14,697
Sessions, TheFox Searchlight16$9,552$597$5,972,478
Anna KareninaFocus Features28$16,597$593$12,802,907
MasqueradeCJ Entertainment4$1,845$461$914,422
Combat Dans L'ileThe Film Desk1$327$327$49,545
BreathingKino Lorber1$311$311$4,630
Radio UnnameableKino Lorber1$228$228$20,346
Race 2UTV Communications52$3,273$63$1,578,996

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

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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’

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

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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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    This Week's Previews & Predictions: Angie Looks To Conjure Up Box Office Magic And The "Ted" Guy Goes West

    It's Disney, it's "Sleeping Beauty", it's Angelina Jolie, what's not to like in "Maleficent" and Seth MacFarlane takes the Village People's advice to go west in "A Million Ways To Die In The West".

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    "X-Men" Blows Away International Box Office With $171 Million.

    It didn't seem to matter what country you were in, "X-Men: Days of Future Past" was huge no matter if you speak Chinese, Korean or Hindi.

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    Hit Or Miss: "X-Men" Hit On All Cylinders, Adam And Drew Are More Blanded Than "Blended" and "Chef' Cooks Up A Nice Little Expansion

    "X-Men: Days Of Future Past"--You have to hand it to Fox they staked a claim to Memorial Day, even in the face of "Godzilla" and Spidey but they pulled it off to the tune of $111 million for the four days. It will be interesting to see where the film goes from here.

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    Part Two Of My Conversation With Film & TV Producer Marshall Herskovitz

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    Arthouse Audit: Jodorowsky's 'Dance of Reality' Shows Cult Potential, 'Immigrant' Impresses in More Theaters

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    Specialty Box Office: 'Dance of Reality' Leads Underwhelming Debuts; 'Chef' and 'Belle' Push Their Breakout Potential (UPDATED)

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