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box office: week of March 12

indiewire's weekly box office recap:

Title Distributor Locations Gross Per Location Overall Gross
Somebody Up There Likes MeTribeca Film1$34,362$34,362$34,362
The We and the IPaladin1$10,774$10,774$10,774
StokerFox Searchlight17$114,326$6,725$328,814
Greenwich VillageKino Lorber1$5,842$5,842$18,019
Beyond The HillsIFC Films3$14,622$4,874$14,622
NoSony Pictures Classics35$150,447$4,298$493,605
The SilenceMusic Box Films2$7,992$3,996$7,992
EmperorRoadside Attractions260$1,014,134$3,901$1,014,134
GatekeepersSony Pictures Classics67$236,006$3,522$1,012,977
War WitchTribeca Film2$6,206$3,103$19,722
Hava Nagila: The MovieInternational Film Circuit13$33,729$2,595$85,136
LoreMusic Box Films29$67,243$2,319$255,984
Like Someone In LoveIFC Films6$13,682$2,280$103,882
Silver Linings PlaybookThe Weinstein Company1727$3,618,171$2,095$120,622,513
YossiStrand Releasing8$14,630$1,829$98,733
KochZeitgeist10$17,896$1,790$241,247
QuartetThe Weinstein Company715$1,254,859$1,755$13,245,690
A Royal AffairMagnolia Pictures13$19,984$1,537$1,410,426
Any Day NowMusic Box Films1$1,502$1,502$188,355
Road To HellIndependent1$1,440$1,440$1,440
Kai Po CheUTV Communications71$94,819$1,335$1,013,738
Happy People: A Year In The TaigaMusic Box Films22$29,062$1,321$211,148
Lost Medallion: Adventure Of Billy StoneFreestyle Releasing56$68,476$1,223$235,651
Bless Me, UltimaArenas Entertainment52$56,296$1,216$1,394,023
Girl RisingGathr Films69$81,640$1,183$225,267
Searching For Sugar ManSony Pictures Classics39$44,218$1,134$3,464,553
Gregory Crewdson: Brief EncountersZeitgeist2$2,264$1,132$58,978
Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's JourneyCinedigm Entertainment23$25,573$1,112$25,573
Beasts Of The Southern WildFox Searchlight32$35,337$1,104$12,748,007
West Of MemphisSony Pictures Classics24$26,358$1,098$195,210
56 UpFirst Run25$26,770$1,071$569,547
Sound CityVariance Films15$15,758$1,051$354,733
2013 Oscar ShortsShorts International15$15,521$1,035$2,111,472
A Late QuartetEntertainment One Films7$6,883$983$1,561,577
Mumia: Long Distance RevolutionaryFirst Run4$3,802$951$27,748
Hyde Park On HudsonFocus Features39$36,997$949$6,288,214
AmourSony Pictures Classics205$186,413$909$6,235,552
A Place at the TableMagnolia Pictures35$31,727$906$152,768
The ImpossibleLionsgate114$98,058$860$18,486,449
The CondemnedStrand Releasing1$780$780$3,489
The SweeneyEntertainment One Films1$773$773$26,345
The MonkIDP/ATO11$8,418$765$8,418
Sorcerer And The White SnakeMagnolia Pictures1$577$577$18,445
John Dies At The EndMagnolia Pictures19$10,563$556$117,394
The ABC's of DeathMagnolia Pictures19$10,110$532$10,110
The Waiting RoomInternational Film Circuit5$2,417$483$212,016
Rust And BoneSony Pictures Classics21$9,338$445$2,018,149
MasqueradeCJ Entertainment3$1,189$396$916,442
5 Broken CamerasKino Lorber1$391$391$101,784
All TogetherKino Lorber1$312$312$40,518
Radio UnnameableKino Lorber1$300$300$21,119
HitchcockFox Searchlight32$9,190$287$6,002,708
The SessionsFox Searchlight13$3,664$282$5,997,134
PhantomRCR Distribution407$61,050$150$815,260
Escape FireRoadside Attractions1$114$114$97,316
Ferlinghetti: A Rebirth Of WonderFirst Run1$106$106$2,746

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