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box office: week of March 19

indiewire's weekly box office recap:

Title Distributor Locations Gross Per Location Overall Gross
Spring BreakersA24 Films3$263,002$87,667$263,002
From Up On Poppy HillGKIDS2$57,585$28,793$57,585
Ginger And RosaA24 Films3$42,838$14,279$42,838
Somebody Up There Likes MeTribeca Film1$12,310$12,310$47,487
RealityOscilloscope Pictures1$7,072$7,072$7,072
Harvest Of EmpireIndependent2$10,321$5,161$57,566
NoSony Pictures Classics48$181,040$3,772$725,645
Girl RisingGathr Films5$14,970$2,994$378,876
The We And The IPaladin2$5,852$2,926$20,248
StokerFox Searchlight94$264,861$2,818$645,657
GatekeepersSony Pictures Classics86$227,401$2,644$1,332,815
Upside DownMillennium Entertainment11$28,722$2,611$28,722
EmperorRoadside Attractions311$625,518$2,011$2,028,581
LoreMusic Box Films51$98,489$1,931$388,069
Hava Nagila: The MovieInternational Film Circuit24$45,785$1,908$147,546
CampFreestyle Releasing15$25,703$1,714$63,520
Beyond The HillsIFC Films14$23,634$1,688$45,867
Like Someone In LoveIFC Films18$30,235$1,680$141,664
Fierce Green Fire, AFirst Run5$7,928$1,586$9,686
Silver Linings PlaybookThe Weinstein Company1602$2,525,603$1,577$124,551,782
War WitchTribeca Film5$6,496$1,299$28,312
KochZeitgeist16$20,210$1,263$269,202
Lost Medallion: Adventure Of Billy StoneFreestyle Releasing45$54,670$1,215$311,884
Royal Affair, AMagnolia Pictures19$23,001$1,211$1,444,407
End Of Love, TheVariance Films3$3,595$1,198$6,747
Silence, TheMusic Box Films4$4,783$1,196$16,401
Bless Me, UltimaArenas Entertainment45$47,800$1,194$1,471,102
Searching For Sugar ManSony Pictures Classics34$35,855$1,055$3,521,523
Kai Po CheUTV Communications42$44,065$1,049$1,080,384
Beasts Of The Southern WildFox Searchlight21$17,169$818$12,784,397
AmourSony Pictures Classics129$102,949$798$6,497,147
MasqueradeCJ Entertainment4$2,995$749$920,055
Sound CityVariance Films11$8,156$741$370,401
Hyde Park On HudsonFocus Features31$22,366$721$6,336,683
Place At The Table, AMagnolia Pictures19$13,538$713$181,394
Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's JourneyCinedigm Entertainment19$9,900$521$46,626
John Dies At The EndMagnolia Pictures13$5,990$461$127,625
Well-Digger's Daughter, TheKino Lorber1$355$355$385,406
YossiStrand Releasing3$1,021$340$107,046
If I Were YouKino Lorber9$2,929$325$2,929
LeonieMonterey Media1$291$291$291
Ferlinghetti: A Rebirth Of WonderFirst Run1$287$287$3,425
Orchestra Of ExilesFirst Run1$259$259$27,377
5 Broken CamerasKino Lorber1$156$156$101,940
Mumia: Long Distance RevolutionaryFirst Run2$265$133$28,646

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