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box office: week of October 30

indiewire's weekly box office recap:

Title Distributor Locations Gross Per Location Overall Gross
Long Shot: The Kevin Laue StoryDutchmen Films1$16,501$16,501$16,501
The SessionsFox Searchlight20$217,353$10,868$376,996
District Of CorruptionRocky Mountain Pictures3$25,086$8,362$25,086
The Loneliest PlanetIFC Films2$15,689$7,845$15,689
Orchestra Of ExilesFirst Run1$6,719$6,719$6,719
The ThievesWell Go USA, Inc.22$105,652$4,802$532,699
The FlatIFC Films9$36,822$4,091$70,968
The Waiting RoomInternational Film Circuit4$13,537$3,384$102,860
Brooklyn CastleProducers Distribution Agency8$26,628$3,329$50,500
The Other SonCohen Media Group41$125,691$3,066$125,691
The Big PictureMPI Media6$17,819$2,970$40,330
Hating BreitbartRocky Mountain Pictures4$10,994$2,749$54,066
Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has To TravelIDP/Samuel Goldwyn Films26$57,232$2,201$653,710
Simon and the OaksThe Film Arcade14$29,225$2,088$75,318
Perks Of Being A WallflowerLionsgate736$1,449,493$1,969$11,257,172
SmashedSony Pictures Classics21$39,592$1,885$145,105
The House I Live InAbramorama Entertainment12$22,314$1,860$107,922
Tai Chi ZeroVariance Films23$41,410$1,800$158,999
You've Been TrumpedInternational Film Circuit2$3,188$1,594$23,592
Keep The Lights OnMusic Box Films5$7,516$1,503$218,083
SamsaraOscilloscope Pictures67$95,202$1,421$2,179,675
Somewhere BetweenIndependent6$8,420$1,403$107,846
ArbitrageRoadside Attractions125$165,389$1,323$7,338,652
The MasterThe Weinstein Company201$258,270$1,285$15,208,652
Searching For Sugar ManSony Pictures Classics114$137,728$1,208$2,192,640
The PaperboyMillennium Entertainment76$89,327$1,175$538,352
Middle Of NowhereAFFRM25$26,360$1,054$163,042
Escape FireRoadside Attractions4$4,056$1,014$56,084
Wuthering HeightsOscilloscope Pictures12$10,012$834$62,129
The Other Dream TeamThe Film Arcade14$11,641$832$119,653
Sleepwalk With MeIFC Films32$25,945$811$2,218,647
Bringing Up Bobby Monterey Media2$1,600$800$4,678
IntouchablesThe Weinstein Company48$36,992$771$12,885,031
Nobody WalksMagnolia Pictures7$5,372$767$15,532
Liberal ArtsIFC Films20$14,443$722$280,670
War of the ButtonsThe Weinstein Company8$5,399$675$38,661
The Queen of VersaillesMagnolia Pictures8$5,035$629$2,380,933
Atlas Shrugged Part 2Atlas Distribution Company147$91,419$622$3,205,472
Husbands In GoaUTV Communications1$600$600$10,135
The OrangesIDP/ATO5$2,892$578$364,875
Chicken With PlumsSony Pictures Classics11$6,080$553$226,770
UnforgivableStrand Releasing2$1,052$526$153,785
V/H/S Magnolia Pictures19$9,231$486$87,628
Trade Of InnocentsMonterey Media3$1,295$432$13,649
Wake In FrightDrafthouse Films10$4,201$420$31,956
2 Days In New YorkMagnolia Pictures7$2,916$417$626,231
Deep Dark CanyonIndependent1$396$396$4,401
The Eye of the StormSycamore Entertainment Group1$368$368$81,461
Celeste And Jesse ForeverSony Pictures Classics11$3,886$353$3,087,503
How To Survive A PlagueIFC Films9$2,979$331$118,490
Robot & FrankIDP/Samuel Goldwyn Films24$7,845$327$3,255,610
To Rome With LoveSony Pictures Classics19$5,313$280$16,677,746
ComplianceMagnolia Pictures8$1,922$240$318,622
Barfi!UTV Communications1$228$228$2,804,874
Bad Blood... The HungerIndependent10$1,872$187$1,872
Ghastly Love of Johnny XStrand Releasing1$86$86$86

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