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box office: week of October 2

indiewire's weekly box office recap:

Title Distributor Locations Gross Per Location Overall Gross
Perks Of Being A WallflowerLionsgate102$1,103,946$10,823$1,428,785
Other Dream TeamThe Film Arcade2$19,821$9,911$19,821
My Uncle RafaelRocky Mountain Pictures5$45,038$9,008$182,083
Tales Of The nightGKIDS1$7,154$7,154$10,975
Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has To TravelIDP/Samuel Goldwyn Films14$90,699$6,479$193,544
Six Million And OneIndependent1$4,526$4,526$4,526
Radio UnnameableKino Lorber1$3,695$3,695$15,826
ArbitrageRoadside Attractions255$869,407$3,409$5,110,166
Master, TheThe Weinstein Company856$2,680,554$3,131$9,568,624
Searching For Sugar ManSony Pictures Classics37$95,345$2,577$1,318,745
SamsaraOscilloscope Pictures59$150,209$2,546$1,396,831
Barfi!UTV Communications127$321,034$2,528$2,462,008
DetropiaIndependent11$27,315$2,483$177,878
How To Survive A PlagueIFC Films7$16,145$2,306$57,125
Eye of the StormSycamore Entertainment Group2$4,160$2,080$83,253
DoctoredIndependent5$9,887$1,977$18,320
Somewhere BetweenIndependent3$5,831$1,944$50,113
BackwardsDada Films9$17,050$1,894$50,885
Occupy UnmaskedMagnolia Pictures4$7,521$1,880$51,787
Keep The Lights OnMusic Box Films5$9,354$1,871$172,037
Waiting RoomInternational Film Circuit4$7,086$1,772$15,598
UnforgivableStrand Releasing1$1,687$1,687$145,393
ElenaZeitgeist3$4,725$1,575$228,239
To Rome With LoveSony Pictures Classics23$35,620$1,549$16,592,138
Liberal ArtsIFC Films32$49,118$1,535$150,210
Death By ChinaArea23a2$2,887$1,444$25,731
Toys In The AtticHannover House6$7,870$1,312$59,777
Sleepwalk With MeIFC Films120$151,074$1,259$1,876,849
IntouchablesThe Weinstein Company121$136,300$1,126$12,471,353
InescapableAlliance Films6$6,622$1,104$34,271
Head GamesVariance Films3$3,270$1,090$4,854
Beasts Of The Southern WildFox Searchlight69$69,563$1,008$11,029,930
Brooklyn Brothers Beat the BestOscilloscope Pictures3$3,022$1,007$7,486
Bringing Up Bobby Monterey Media1$1,005$1,005$1,005
Queen Of VersaillesMagnolia Pictures38$37,526$988$2,284,886
Wild Horse Wild RideScreen Media Films8$7,648$956$94,621
UnconditionalIndependent231$212,881$922$741,381
Hellbound?Area23a5$4,322$864$11,912
Robot & FrankIDP/Samuel Goldwyn Films116$99,702$860$3,064,388
Chicken With PlumsSony Pictures Classics9$7,590$843$181,973
2 Days In New YorkMagnolia Pictures9$7,440$827$601,417
How To Grow A BandInternational Film Circuit2$1,623$812$19,237
Moonrise KingdomFocus Features82$65,845$803$45,294,888
Best Exotic Marigold HotelFox Searchlight32$25,661$802$46,313,976
Hello I Must Be GoingOscilloscope Pictures11$8,769$797$83,814
Well-Digger's DaughterKino Lorber9$7,128$792$579,460
HeroineUTV Communications97$75,725$781$560,285
2016 Obama's AmericaRocky Mountain Pictures575$411,929$716$32,946,365
17 Filles (17 Girls)Strand Releasing5$3,499$700$10,700
For A Good Time, Call...Focus Features84$53,459$636$1,205,045
Rec 3 Magnolia Pictures2$1,258$629$8,973
Red Hook SummerVariance Films6$3,592$599$329,495
Celeste And Jesse ForeverSony Pictures Classics34$18,826$554$3,053,996
Ruby SparksFox Searchlight17$9,363$551$2,498,098
Last Ounce of Courage, TheRocky Mountain Pictures297$158,494$534$3,203,395
The WordsCBS Films278$147,977$532$11,434,867
Farewell, My QueenCohen Media Group12$5,590$466$1,329,660
You've Been TrumpedInternational Film Circuit2$921$461$19,398
HeadshotKino Lorber1$456$456$456
ComplianceMagnolia Pictures15$6,146$410$302,416
Safety Not GuaranteedFilmDistrict34$12,675$373$3,980,770
5 Broken CamerasKino Lorber1$291$291$70,410
Neil Young JourneysSony Pictures Classics9$1,910$212$208,341
Snowman's LandMusic Box Films1$143$143$1,125

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