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box office: week of November 20

indiewire's weekly box office recap:

Title Distributor Locations Gross Per Location Overall Gross
Silver Linings PlaybookThe Weinstein Company16$443,003$27,688$443,003
Anna KareninaFocus Features16$320,690$20,043$320,690
The ComedyTribeca Film1$13,200$13,200$21,200
Chasing IceIndependent10$80,649$8,065$106,048
Generation PVitagraph2$6,548$3,274$6,548
MasqueradeCJ Entertainment7$21,275$3,039$844,888
Hitler's ChildrenFilm Movement1$2,939$2,939$2,939
Price CheckIFC Films1$2,783$2,783$2,783
A Royal AffairMagnolia Pictures32$78,284$2,446$138,125
Somewhere BetweenIndependent4$9,388$2,347$142,628
The Waiting RoomInternational Film Circuit1$2,288$2,288$147,152
Dangerous LiaisonsWell Go USA, Inc.6$12,978$2,163$39,588
Holy MotorsIndomina Media23$48,600$2,113$193,100
Inch'AllahEntertainment One Films1$2,006$2,006$438,290
Brooklyn CastleProducers Distribution Agency9$17,422$1,936$138,464
The Other SonCohen Media Group48$91,888$1,914$677,353
This Must Be The PlaceThe Weinstein Company15$27,570$1,838$87,224
The SessionsFox Searchlight516$910,504$1,765$2,813,938
In Another CountryKino Lorber1$1,673$1,673$6,717
A Late QuartetEntertainment One Films100$158,226$1,582$530,818
Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has To TravelIDP/Samuel Goldwyn Films15$20,959$1,397$859,780
The FlatIFC Films26$35,434$1,363$306,498
Gregory Crewdson: Brief EncountersZeitgeist3$3,837$1,279$19,841
Searching For Sugar ManSony Pictures Classics54$68,832$1,275$2,683,663
You've Been TrumpedInternational Film Circuit1$1,234$1,234$28,450
The Big PictureMPI Media5$5,833$1,167$125,400
The Perks of Being a WallflowerLionsgate511$585,179$1,145$15,572,283
StarletMusic Box Films9$9,986$1,110$33,640
The Loneliest PlanetIFC Films7$7,387$1,055$93,984
28 Hotel RoomsOscilloscope Pictures3$3,080$1,027$5,471
SamsaraOscilloscope Pictures31$31,110$1,004$2,456,567
The MasterThe Weinstein Company52$50,056$963$15,788,701
Orchestra Of ExilesFirst Run3$2,723$908$20,655
Tai Chi ZeroVariance Films3$2,628$876$210,288
The House I Live InAbramorama Entertainment3$2,621$874$163,392
North Sea TexasStrand Releasing1$818$818$11,650
Red Hook SummerVariance Films2$1,390$695$338,803
ArbitrageRoadside Attractions80$53,566$670$7,761,354
Robot & FrankIDP/Samuel Goldwyn Films6$3,920$653$3,294,830
ParaNormanFocus Features180$116,291$646$55,633,872
Photographic MemoryFirst Run2$1,245$623$7,711
The Queen of VersaillesMagnolia Pictures5$2,878$576$2,401,652
The IntouchablesThe Weinstein Company24$13,267$553$13,003,613
SmashedSony Pictures Classics50$25,256$505$296,342
Wuthering HeightsOscilloscope Pictures9$4,533$504$84,439
Head GamesVariance Films1$469$469$14,056
The Well-Digger's DaughterKino Lorber3$1,318$439$365,178
CitadelCinedigm Entertainment4$1,738$435$8,336
Simon and the OaksThe Film Arcade5$2,146$429$150,109
Liberal ArtsIFC Films10$3,802$380$317,190
Atlas Shrugged Part 2Atlas Distribution Company15$4,101$324$3,326,619
Nobody WalksMagnolia Pictures2$552$276$24,995
Chicken With PlumsSony Pictures Classics11$3,014$274$244,877
All TogetherKino Lorber1$272$272$33,415
Girl ModelFirst Run1$267$267$21,092
Keep The Lights OnMusic Box Films3$778$259$236,779
Sleepwalk With MeIFC Films11$2,778$253$2,263,436
Celeste And Jesse ForeverSony Pictures Classics3$727$242$3,093,093
BestiaireZeitgeist2$350$175$1,428
Sushi: The Global CatchKino Lorber1$140$140$4,583
Thieves, TheWell Go USA, Inc.21$1,765$84$662,544
BreathingKino Lorber1$70$70$3,820
Bringing Up Bobby Monterey Media1$38$38$4,975

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