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box office: week of March 5

indiewire's weekly box office recap:

Title Distributor Locations Gross Per Location Overall Gross
StokerFox Searchlight7$160,547$22,935$160,547
NoSony Pictures Classics11$101,413$9,219$308,444
Hava Nagila: The MovieInternational Film Circuit1$8,218$8,218$46,503
GatekeepersSony Pictures Classics46$251,059$5,458$681,178
War WitchTribeca Film2$8,714$4,357$8,714
Welcome To Pine HillOscilloscope Pictures1$3,629$3,629$3,629
LoreMusic Box Films12$38,273$3,189$173,321
Attacks Of 26/11Eros Entertainment51$159,619$3,130$159,619
Silver Linings PlaybookThe Weinstein Company1836$5,723,010$3,117$115,302,649
Brooklyn CastleProducers Distribution Agency1$3,074$3,074$219,407
A Place At The TableMagnolia Pictures35$92,257$2,636$92,257
The CondemnedStrand Releasing1$2,511$2,511$2,511
Kai Po CheUTV Communications104$258,240$2,483$876,568
QuartetThe Weinstein Company725$1,781,526$2,457$11,181,316
Lost Medallion: Adventure Of Billy StoneFreestyle Releasing68$143,532$2,111$143,532
The SweeneyEntertainment One Films11$20,321$1,847$20,321
KochZeitgeist16$28,769$1,798$207,756
Like Someone In LoveIFC Films8$14,005$1,751$82,945
Beware of Mr. BakerIndependent1$1,742$1,742$114,271
Happy People: A Year In The TaigaMusic Box Films23$39,887$1,734$165,763
Mumia: Long Distance RevolutionaryFirst Run4$6,918$1,730$23,004
Beasts Of The Southern WildFox Searchlight42$70,442$1,677$12,687,673
Let My People Go!Zeitgeist3$4,700$1,567$16,861
2013 Oscar ShortsShorts International48$73,705$1,536$2,061,812
Searching For Sugar ManSony Pictures Classics39$57,552$1,476$3,394,465
A Royal AffiairMagnolia Pictures19$27,047$1,424$1,376,063
AmourSony Pictures Classics333$466,145$1,400$5,865,625
56 UpFirst Run27$37,720$1,397$523,526
Hyde Park On HudsonFocus Features38$51,019$1,343$6,215,994
A Fierce Green FireFirst Run1$1,266$1,266$1,266
YossiStrand Releasing2$2,532$1,266$82,485
West Of MemphisSony Pictures Classics12$13,301$1,108$162,765
Bless Me, UltimaArenas Entertainment183$182,377$1,083$1,277,031
The ImpossibleLionsgate151$159,761$1,058$18,322,588
The End of LoveVariance Films2$1,955$978$1,955
Sound CityVariance Films13$10,762$828$334,058
5 Broken CamerasKino Lorber2$1,640$820$100,534
The SessionsFox Searchlight13$9,972$767$5,988,955
Sorcerer And The White SnakeMagnolia Pictures1$747$747$17,550
Veer!Blue Llama Studios1$713$713$713
A Late QuartetEntertainment One Films6$4,147$691$1,551,847
The Waiting RoomInternational Film Circuit3$1,926$642$206,280
HitchcockFox Searchlight19$10,262$540$5,984,412
Any Day NowMusic Box Films3$1,547$516$186,799
ParkerFilmDistrict51$24,071$472$17,441,958
John Dies At The EndMagnolia Pictures15$6,592$439$102,912
Rust And BoneSony Pictures Classics26$11,358$437$2,002,272
ABCD (Any Body Can Dance)UTV Communications2$867$434$221,908
11 FlowersFirst Run2$452$226$6,032
InescapableIFC Films7$1,410$201$4,063
Ferlinghetti: A Rebirth Of WonderFirst Run1$107$107$2,180

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