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box office: week of November 19

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  • The 15 Highest Grossing Indie Documentaries of 2013

    January 5, 2014 3:03 PM

    Here's a chart of 2013's the highest grossing documentaries, led by Morgan Neville's "20 Feet From Stardom," which was released by RADiUS-TWC (and is now the distributor's highest grossing film ever). ... More »

Title Distributor Locations Gross Per Location Overall Gross
NebraskaParamount Vantage4$104,401$35,100$140,401
Great Beauty, TheJanus Films1$23,442$23,442$23,442
Christmas Candle, TheEcholight Studios5$68,655$13,731$68,655
Dallas Buyers ClubFocus Features184$1,751,359$9,518$3,012,295
Ram LeelaEros Entertainment204$1,449,174$7,104$1,449,174
FaustLeisure Time4$10,030$5,015$10,030
Reaching For The MoonIndependent2$9,161$4,581$31,664
Go For SistersVariance Films2$7,355$3,678$16,030
12 Years A SlaveFox Searchlight1411$4,604,706$3,263$24,853,491
Ghosts In Our Machine, TheIndependent2$5,228$2,614$16,045
Blue is the Warmest ColorIFC Films108$264,481$2,449$1,141,466
Armstrong Lie, TheSony Pictures Classics18$41,156$2,286$81,286
Saratov Approach, TheIndependent41$90,589$2,209$1,247,078
Pervert's Guide To Ideology, TheZeitgeist4$8,775$2,194$31,927
I'm In Love With A Church GirlHigh Top Releasing55$118,370$2,152$2,304,222
Spinning PlatesThe Film Arcade6$11,606$1,934$76,426
All Is LostRoadside Attractions483$916,145$1,897$4,218,749
God Loves UgandaVariance Films3$5,594$1,865$34,150
Escape From TomorrowProducers Distribution Agency2$3,413$1,707$169,719
Kill Your DarlingsSony Pictures Classics71$119,121$1,678$489,214
Inequality for AllRadius-TWC7$11,438$1,634$1,147,117
In A World...Roadside Attractions8$12,733$1,592$2,944,461
Long Shot: The Kevin Laue StoryIndependent2$2,802$1,401$28,449
Running From CrazyVitagraph3$4,024$1,341$31,761
Enough SaidFox Searchlight393$502,536$1,279$16,585,250
Blue JasmineSony Pictures Classics52$63,433$1,220$32,616,613
Sweet DreamsInternational Film Circuit1$1,217$1,217$5,970
Act Of Killing, TheDrafthouse Films2$2,313$1,157$449,917
Wicker Man, The - Final CutRialto3$3,110$1,037$56,608
When Comedy Went To SchoolInternational Film Circuit2$2,032$1,016$223,591
Muscle ShoalsMagnolia Pictures44$44,324$1,007$568,612
20 Feet From StardomRadius-TWC7$6,574$939$4,763,867
Terms And Conditions May ApplyVariance Films1$892$892$53,026
Big SurIndependent1$826$826$33,621
WadjdaSony Pictures Classics40$32,888$822$1,287,210
Fire In The BloodInternational Film Circuit2$1,512$756$15,048
Krrish 3Eros Entertainment208$139,696$672$2,123,333
DianaEntertainment One Films83$54,991$663$298,132
Short Term 12Cinedigm Entertainment15$8,930$595$981,964
Let The Fire BurnZeitgeist3$1,733$578$46,998
AustenlandSony Pictures Classics26$14,365$553$2,109,781
Design Is OneFirst Run1$552$552$13,710
Charlie CountrymanMillennium Entertainment15$7,973$532$7,973
Way, Way Back, TheFox Searchlight6$3,069$512$21,498,213
Patience Stone, TheSony Pictures Classics3$1,507$502$147,293
Rising From AshesFirst Run2$862$431$36,754
Touch Of Sin, AKino Lorber5$2,069$414$86,087
Grace UnpluggedRoadside Attractions29$11,364$392$2,498,165
ZaytounStrand Releasing1$378$378$42,286
How I Live NowMagnolia Pictures21$7,371$351$52,471
Trials Of Muhammad Ali, TheKino Lorber4$1,293$323$56,299
Futuro, Il (Future, The)Strand Releasing1$280$280$13,983
Drinking BuddiesMagnolia Pictures3$759$253$342,936
Camille Claudel, 1915Kino Lorber2$466$233$20,825
Camioneta, LaIndependent2$421$211$15,053
Prince AvalancheMagnolia Pictures3$566$189$204,951
Spectacular Now, TheA24 Films8$1,315$164$6,850,013
Good Ol' FredaMagnolia Pictures9$1,377$153$134,115
Mr. NobodyMagnolia Pictures1$88$88$2,981
Best Man DownMagnolia Pictures1$60$60$1,842

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    MPAA Report on The Growth of The Global Box Office

    Last week MPAA Chairman and CEO Senator Chris Dodd delivered remarks at CinemaCon, the annual National Association of Theater Owners (NATO) convention in Las Vegas. During his state of the industry address, Senator Dodd announced new figures that found global box office receipts for all films releas...

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    Arthouse Audit: 'Cesar Chavez,' 'The Raid 2,' 'Finding Vivian Maier' & 'Mistaken for Strangers' Find Initial Success

    Four new specialized/independent releases from diverse backgrounds showed initial strength this weekend. Two of these -- "Cesar Chavez" (Pantelion/Lionsgate) and "The Raid 2" (Sony Pictures Classics) -- are intended for wider release. Two others -- "Finding Vivian Maier" (IFC) and "Mistaken for Stra...

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    'Frozen' and 'LEGO Movie' Pass Box Office Milestones

    Two movies that crossed major box office landmarks this weekend, "Frozen" and "The Lego Movie," remind us that with blockbusters, often originality is king. In its sights: "The Dark Knight Rises." Watch out, Batman, you're about to get beat by a princess!

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    Specialty Box Office: 'The Raid 2' and 'Vivian Maier' Lead Openers as 'Budapest Hotel' and 'God's Not Dead' Soar In Expansion

    Gareth Evans's "The Raid 2" led a quartet of newcomers at the specialty box office this weekend. A sequel to 2012's "The Raid: Redemption," the Sony Pictures Classics-released action-thriller grossed $176,907 from 7 theaters, averaging a potent $25,272 ahead of expansion. Notably, the first "Raid" a...

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    Box Office Top Ten: 'Noah' Floats High All Over the World, Challenged by Mighty 'Captain America'

    Darren Aronofsky's $125-million Bible epic "Noah" easily took #1 this weekend. The $44 million gross was solid but not sensational. With international territories performing even better, the picture appears on its way to modest profits.

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    Weekend B.O. March 28-30 (Nothing To Worry About)

    The good news this weekend is that executives at Paramount can now rest easy.

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    Box Office: 'Noah' Rides To #1, 'Sabotage' Bombs & 'Frozen' Becomes Highest Grossing Animated Pic Of All Time

    There were concerns about whether or not the crucial faith-based audience would buy tickets, and Paramount was choosy about who got to see Darren Aronofsky's grim, dark and bleak "Noah" in advance, but there's no doubt ticket buyers were curious, with the biblical tale taking in over $40 million thi...

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    Friday Box Office: 'Noah' an Easy Number One, Hasta La Vista to Arnold's 'Sabotage'

    For the first time since before Thanksgiving, box office revenues for a weekend will fall short of last year. Darren Aronofsky's "Noah" (Paramount) will dominate the top 10, with Friday's take at $15,238,000 (including Thursday evening shows). With the only other wide opener "Sabotage" (Open Road) a...

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    Can Women Drive Studio Movie Decision Making?

    Women and Hollywood is continuing the fight for more female protagonists and a greater diversity of women on screen and in all positions in Hollywood.

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    How 'Divergent' Became a Franchise Before It Opened and Lost Its Director

    "Divergent" will prove itself at the box office on its second weekend--but the sequel is on its way no matter what. Producer Lucy Fisher reveals how they made the movie, found their romantic leads, lost the director for the sequels, and why this represents a new filmmaking paradigm.

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    Ranking the Top Action Stars, from McQueen to Neeson

    Grantland's Bill Simmons should get a bonus for what will likely be one of their most viral stories ("The Action Hero Championship Belt"), his ranking of the top action stars since the first prototype of the modern model, Steve McQueen. Simmons cleverly narrows his focus to define what an action sta...

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    MPAA Data Shows That Women Are Still The Majority of Moviegoers

    So how come there are not more movies that star women?

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    10 Directors Who Went from Indie Film to Studio Blockbuster (Part 1)

    With big-budget studio films like "Ride Along" and "Divergent" starting the year off with a bang, one might be surprised to learn that the directors behind these films started out in the independent film world. But aspiring filmmakers striving to become the next Spielberg can take comfort in the fac...

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