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box office: week of May 21

indiewire's weekly box office recap:

Title Distributor Locations Gross Per Location Overall Gross
Frances HaIFC Films4$137,398$34,350$137,398
Deceptive Practice: Mysteries & MentorsKino Lorber1$9,697$9,697$70,245
What Maisie KnewMillennium Entertainment4$31,995$7,999$101,900
Stories We TellRoadside Attractions23$131,589$5,721$175,103
Love Is All You NeedSony Pictures Classics22$68,895$3,132$172,127
The English TeacherCinedigm Entertainment2$6,001$3,001$6,001
The IcemanMillennium Entertainment165$464,147$2,813$762,885
AugustineMusic Box Films5$13,616$2,723$13,616
Kon-TikiThe Weinstein Company61$157,114$2,576$419,738
Bidder 70First Run1$2,477$2,477$2,477
MudRoadside Attractions960$2,229,546$2,322$11,656,971
The PaintingGKIDS1$1,765$1,765$6,276
Scatter My Ashes At Bergdorf'sEntertainment One Films24$42,265$1,761$178,370
SightseersIFC Films5$8,101$1,620$19,037
Free The MindInternational Film Circuit6$9,542$1,590$34,348
In The HouseCohen Media Group36$54,018$1,501$304,599
RenoirIDP/Samuel Goldwyn Films80$115,026$1,438$1,484,197
Ginger And RosaA24 Films28$40,197$1,436$908,490
Venus And SerenaMagnolia Pictures7$8,693$1,242$23,664
The Reluctant FundamentalistIFC Films58$67,242$1,159$348,273
LoreMusic Box Films13$14,559$1,120$903,802
Spring BreakersA24 Films11$9,924$1,088$14,051,640
The Company You KeepSony Pictures Classics223$225,469$1,011$4,510,500
The SilenceMusic Box Films2$1,937$969$85,809
The Place Beyond The PinesFocus Features317$306,969$968$20,627,976
The SapphiresThe Weinstein Company102$98,358$964$1,989,158
All TogetherKino Lorber1$935$935$43,180
Something In The AirIFC Films9$8,342$927$52,913
DisconnectLD Entertainment92$73,025$794$1,435,950
Hava Nagila: The MovieInternational Film Circuit9$6,998$778$316,896
StarbuckEntertainment One Films9$6,941$771$3,790,060
At Any PriceSony Pictures Classics38$28,576$752$176,015
The Angel's ShareIFC Films25$16,517$661$248,567
EmperorRoadside Attractions7$4,552$650$3,326,604
KochZeitgeist2$1,251$626$342,212
From Up On Poppy HillGKIDS31$19,344$624$928,589
Tai Chi HeroWell Go USA, Inc.2$1,214$607$30,204
CampFreestyle Releasing2$1,197$599$316,578
Searching For Sugar ManSony Pictures Classics6$3,561$594$3,667,230
Go Goa GoneEros Entertainment92$53,058$577$270,139
TranceFox Searchlight23$13,005$565$2,295,614
Home RunIDP/Samuel Goldwyn Films86$44,975$523$2,817,803
PietaDrafthouse Films12$6,222$519$6,222
QuartetThe Weinstein Company42$21,650$515$18,196,204
No One LivesAnchor Bay12$6,131$511$72,140
Ain't In It For My HealthKino Lorber4$1,926$482$33,662
56 UpFirst Run1$475$475$695,371
One Track Heart: Story of Krishna DasZeitgeist2$938$469$18,462
NoSony Pictures Classics38$17,155$451$2,276,226
The Ghastly Love of Jonny XStrand Releasing2$895$448$1,725
To The WonderMagnolia Pictures26$11,599$446$534,746
Arthur NewmanCinedigm Entertainment4$1,654$414$204,720
Silver Linings PlaybookThe Weinstein Company131$47,033$359$132,028,680
No Place On EarthMagnolia Pictures7$2,301$329$146,071
Dead Man's BurdenCinedigm Entertainment1$280$280$10,808
GatekeepersSony Pictures Classics38$7,250$191$2,391,849
Kiss Of The DamnedMagnolia Pictures5$944$189$12,077
11 FlowersFirst Run1$176$176$9,213
Bert Stern: Original Mad ManFirst Run2$338$169$29,946
LeonieMonterey Media2$253$127$53,692
Shootout At WadalaEros Entertainment89$8,938$100$365,733

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