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box office: week of May 14

indiewire's weekly box office recap:

Title Distributor Locations Gross Per Location Overall Gross
Stories We TellRoadside Attractions2$27,053$13,527$27,053
One Track Heart: Story of Krishna DasZeitgeist1$11,515$11,515$13,594
What Maisie KnewMillennium Entertainment3$24,560$8,187$55,712
The IcemanMillennium Entertainment17$111,863$6,580$239,392
Arthur NewmanCinedigm Entertainment1$5,204$5,204$202,193
Post Tenebras LuxStrand Releasing1$4,801$4,801$16,622
Kon-TikiThe Weinstein Company22$84,749$3,852$225,497
Love Is All You NeedSony Pictures Classics10$37,178$3,718$88,164
SightseersIFC Films2$7,384$3,692$7,384
Painting, TheGKIDS1$3,626$3,626$3,626
MudRoadside Attractions852$2,535,642$2,976$8,555,621
Venus And SerenaMagnolia Pictures4$10,981$2,745$10,981
Scatter My Ashes At Bergdorf'sEntertainment One Films23$44,423$1,931$106,780
Go Goa GoneEros Entertainment92$170,044$1,848$170,044
RenoirIDP/Samuel Goldwyn Films86$150,288$1,748$1,291,576
Reluctant FundamentalistIFC Films46$73,819$1,605$244,277
Ain't In It For My HealthKino Lorber4$6,401$1,600$29,398
Tai Chi HeroWell Go USA, Inc.2$3,035$1,518$27,495
Desperate Acts Of MagicIndependent2$2,952$1,476$5,908
Something In The AirIFC Films10$14,160$1,416$35,162
Deceptive Practice: Mysteries & MentorsKino Lorber3$4,232$1,411$58,292
The Source FamilyIndependent11$14,095$1,281$31,549
Free The MindInternational Film Circuit2$2,365$1,183$18,442
The SapphiresThe Weinstein Company118$137,879$1,168$1,837,769
Hava Nagila: The MovieInternational Film Circuit11$12,098$1,100$305,770
LoreMusic Box Films6$6,369$1,062$884,207
Not TodayFreestyle Releasing5$5,279$1,056$159,130
The Place Beyond The PinesFocus Features669$705,333$1,054$20,008,869
Dead Man's BurdenCinedigm Entertainment1$1,020$1,020$9,814
At Any PriceSony Pictures Classics50$50,947$1,019$124,534
The Company You KeepSony Pictures Classics394$400,501$1,017$4,130,751
Oversimplification Of Her BeautyVariance Films2$2,027$1,014$21,774
Home RunIDP/Samuel Goldwyn Films131$131,187$1,001$2,722,641
The Angel's ShareIFC Films38$37,580$989$217,394
No One LivesAnchor Bay53$47,798$902$47,798
KochZeitgeist1$884$884$339,812
NoSony Pictures Classics39$33,693$864$2,247,188
DisconnectLD Entertainment180$155,169$862$1,295,503
Sound CityVariance Films3$2,411$804$411,322
From Up On Poppy HillGKIDS37$29,667$802$897,111
No Place On EarthMagnolia Pictures10$7,755$776$139,893
StarbuckEntertainment One Films9$6,978$775$3,777,571
GatekeepersSony Pictures Classics19$13,103$690$2,376,991
Spring BreakersA24 Films16$11,014$688$14,030,738
Ginger And RosaA24 Films22$15,033$683$849,186
Searching For Sugar ManSony Pictures Classics7$4,638$663$3,662,322
QuartetThe Weinstein Company59$36,143$613$18,158,903
LeonieMonterey Media3$1,815$605$52,178
BlancanievesCohen Media Group11$6,643$604$236,395
56 UpFirst Run3$1,739$580$693,930
Kiss Of The DamnedMagnolia Pictures7$4,031$576$8,649
To The WonderMagnolia Pictures40$22,902$573$505,948
TranceFox Searchlight40$21,836$546$2,268,692
A Place At The TableMagnolia Pictures5$2,698$540$230,522
CampFreestyle Releasing3$1,568$523$314,958
EmperorRoadside Attractions11$5,374$489$3,319,356
Mumia: Long Distance RevolutionaryFirst Run2$968$484$35,806
The Lords of SalemAnchor Bay15$5,943$396$1,163,509
Silver Linings PlaybookThe Weinstein Company323$123,892$384$131,927,475
The Waiting RoomInternational Film Circuit1$375$375$244,092
AmourSony Pictures Classics4$1,498$375$6,738,954
AftershockRadius-TWC110$40,179$365$40,179
Silence, TheMusic Box Films2$663$332$83,009
Molly MaxwellEntertainment One Films1$318$318$9,067
Room 237IFC Films22$5,518$251$259,765
Gimme The LootIFC Films6$1,245$208$97,768
Fists Of LegendCJ Entertainment1$88$88$134,065
Greenwich Village: Music That Defined AKino Lorber1$85$85$22,560
Fierce Green FireFirst Run1$63$63$29,570
When The Iron Bird FliesKino Lorber1$61$61$9,658

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