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box office: week of May 7

indiewire's weekly box office recap:

Title Distributor Locations Gross Per Location Overall Gross
The IcemanMillennium Entertainment4$87,946$21,987$87,946
What Maisie KnewMillennium Entertainment1$21,480$21,480$21,480
Free The MindInternational Film Circuit1$12,215$12,215$12,215
Scatter My Ashes At Bergdorf'sEntertainment One Films4$39,630$9,908$39,630
Love Is All You NeedSony Pictures Classics4$36,746$9,187$36,746
Dead Man's BurdenCinedigm Entertainment1$7,620$7,620$7,620
Kon-TikiThe Weinstein Company14$74,097$5,293$107,273
Post Tenebras LuxStrand Releasing1$4,674$4,674$7,096
MudRoadside Attractions576$2,160,319$3,751$5,168,217
The Source FamilyIndependent3$8,092$2,697$12,146
Mumia: Long Distance RevolutionaryFirst Run1$2,570$2,570$33,598
Oversimplification Of Her BeautyVariance Films2$4,480$2,240$17,676
Desperate Acts Of MagicIndependent1$2,238$2,238$2,238
Midnight's ChildrenPaladin10$22,272$2,227$36,538
Deceptive Practice: Mysteries & MentorsKino Lorber4$8,104$2,026$47,865
Paradise: LoveStrand Releasing4$8,017$2,004$17,356
RenoirIDP/Samuel Goldwyn Films74$146,025$1,973$1,073,010
Silence, TheMusic Box Films1$1,948$1,948$80,353
At Any PriceSony Pictures Classics18$31,675$1,760$60,861
Happy HouseFirst Run1$1,756$1,756$1,756
5 Broken CamerasKino Lorber1$1,604$1,604$108,541
A Fierce Green FireFirst Run1$1,590$1,590$28,487
Storm Surfers 3DVitagraph2$3,076$1,538$13,935
Hava Nagila: The MovieInternational Film Circuit11$15,720$1,429$287,041
Violeta Went To HeavenKino Lorber2$2,844$1,422$21,289
Kiss Of The DamnedMagnolia Pictures2$2,723$1,362$2,723
The Company You KeepSony Pictures Classics541$703,465$1,300$3,433,182
Not TodayFreestyle Releasing3$3,844$1,281$152,835
56 UpFirst Run2$2,539$1,270$691,066
DisconnectLD Entertainment161$195,929$1,217$1,040,159
The SapphiresThe Weinstein Company123$146,610$1,192$1,636,092
Bert Stern: Original Mad ManFirst Run5$5,845$1,169$26,774
The Place Beyond The PinesFocus Features1162$1,280,152$1,102$18,676,792
LoreMusic Box Films8$7,833$979$874,416
To The WonderMagnolia Pictures38$36,444$959$463,297
No Place On EarthMagnolia Pictures19$16,296$858$125,400
From Up On Poppy HillGKIDS39$33,278$853$854,018
Fists Of LegendCJ Entertainment3$2,469$823$133,389
GracelandDrafthouse Films2$1,616$808$20,791
Home RunIDP/Samuel Goldwyn Films164$128,217$782$2,549,056
NoSony Pictures Classics45$33,452$743$2,196,831
StarbuckEntertainment One Films28$20,266$724$3,757,092
Spring BreakersA24 Films43$26,483$716$14,005,121
LeonieMonterey Media4$2,584$646$48,826
GatekeepersSony Pictures Classics18$10,902$606$2,347,544
Happy People: A Year In The TaigaMusic Box Films2$1,154$577$336,648
CampFreestyle Releasing12$6,686$557$310,845
Ginger And RosaA24 Films24$13,065$544$814,040
TranceFox Searchlight86$44,099$513$2,219,636
Ain't In It For My Health: A Film AboutKino Lorber3$1,538$513$21,342
QuartetThe Weinstein Company86$43,499$506$18,096,077
The Lords of SalemAnchor Bay50$24,212$484$1,143,541
KochZeitgeist2$911$456$338,376
Silver Linings PlaybookThe Weinstein Company468$198,548$424$131,703,512
EmperorRoadside Attractions20$7,850$393$3,308,803
Arthur NewmanCinedigm Entertainment35$13,030$372$190,255
BowlingEntertainment One Films3$1,084$361$6,103
Searching For Sugar ManSony Pictures Classics9$3,105$345$3,653,307
Ghastly Love of Johnny XStrand Releasing2$593$297$830
Hunky DoryVariance Films3$874$291$19,041
A Place at the TableMagnolia Pictures7$2,026$289$226,356
Molly MaxwellEntertainment One Films1$285$285$7,357
WrongDrafthouse Films4$1,095$274$45,209
AmourSony Pictures Classics11$3,004$273$6,735,665
StokerFox Searchlight7$1,168$167$1,702,277

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