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box office: week of September 18

indiewire's weekly box office recap:

Title Distributor Locations Gross Per Location Overall Gross
The MasterThe Weinstein Company5$736,311$147,262$736,311
ArbitrageRoadside Attractions197$2,002,165$10,163$2,002,165
DetropiaIndependent5$42,054$8,411$68,179
Barfi!UTV Communications132$1,061,713$8,043$1,061,713
10 YearsAnchor Bay3$22,707$7,569$22,707
Somewhere BetweenIndependent1$7,500$7,500$24,355
Liberal ArtsIFC Films4$27,435$6,859$27,435
Keep The Lights OnMusic Box Films5$31,978$6,396$112,024
Hello I Must Be GoingOscilloscope Pictures2$8,570$4,285$40,109
SamsaraOscilloscope Pictures62$241,205$3,890$825,651
Slaughter CreekNocturnal Features16$49,392$3,087$49,392
Searching For Sugar ManSony Pictures Classics34$101,263$2,978$1,042,970
Sleepwalk With MeIFC Films118$345,713$2,930$1,265,056
For A Good Time, Call...Focus Features107$270,441$2,527$815,473
BelovedIFC Films6$13,348$2,225$119,608
The ImposterIndomina Media30$61,426$2,048$679,130
Little BirdsMillennium Entertainment2$4,027$2,014$16,590
Robot & FrankIDP/Samuel Goldwyn Films208$378,101$1,818$2,573,006
BacheloretteRadius-TWC60$96,778$1,613$349,631
Oslo, August 31stStrand Releasing1$1,560$1,560$100,713
ElenaZeitgeist2$3,102$1,551$219,061
IntouchablesThe Weinstein Company180$254,347$1,413$11,940,922
The Eye of the StormSycamore Entertainment Group9$12,082$1,342$62,787
The Queen of VersailleMagnolia Pictures61$80,205$1,315$2,135,161
StolenMillennium Entertainment141$183,125$1,299$183,125
Chicken With PlumsSony Pictures Classics17$21,855$1,286$141,826
Moonrise KingdomFocus Features157$189,986$1,210$44,931,569
ComplianceMagnolia Pictures17$20,075$1,181$268,348
Girl ModelFirst Run5$5,849$1,170$14,943
2 Days In New YorkMagnolia Pictures23$26,886$1,169$559,529
Beasts Of The Southern WildFox Searchlight212$243,551$1,149$10,660,984
OC87Fisher Klingenstein Films1$1,144$1,144$43,108
360Magnolia Pictures3$3,392$1,131$97,779
MugamoodiUTV Communications3$3,369$1,123$98,110
BernieMillennium Entertainment10$11,175$1,118$9,203,191
2016 Obama's AmericaRocky Mountain Pictures1876$1,988,294$1,060$30,037,361
The WordsCBS Films2801$2,861,273$1,022$9,141,158
Celeste And Jesse ForeverSony Pictures Classics152$145,796$959$2,903,542
Farewell, My QueenCohen Media Group28$26,822$958$1,267,800
Toys In The AtticHannover House14$11,615$830$38,033
To Rome With LoveSony Pictures Classics85$69,634$819$16,430,989
UnforgivableStrand Releasing4$3,173$793$141,809
Red Hook SummerVariance Films13$9,953$766$318,173
The Best Exotic Marigold Hote;Fox Searchlight80$60,844$761$46,185,498
Ai Weiwei: Never SorryIFC Films16$11,751$734$461,841
CosmopolisEntertainment One Films31$21,829$704$743,636
Safety Not GuaranteedFilmDistrict46$30,417$661$3,921,388
Snowman's LandMusic Box Films1$656$656$656
Take This WaltzMagnolia Pictures12$7,780$648$1,228,361
The Well-Digger's DaughterKino Lorber8$5,150$644$554,468
5 Broken CamerasKino Lorber2$1,280$640$68,332
HysteriaSony Pictures Classics5$3,109$622$1,787,133
Ruby SparksFox Searchlight70$41,713$596$2,435,765
KlownDrafthouse Films1$545$545$68,559
KumareKino Lorber2$1,023$512$118,509
Monsieur LazharMusic Box Films2$875$438$5,819,458
Neil Young JourneysSony Pictures Classics11$4,669$424$199,712
Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is PresentMusic Box Films3$1,250$417$83,765
AmbassadorDrafthouse Films3$1,244$415$27,503
China HeavyweightZeitgeist3$1,086$362$10,481
Rec 3 Magnolia Pictures4$1,444$361$5,186
Turn Me On, Dammit!New Yorker2$698$349$124,443
BrandedBarbossa/RA80$18,159$227$342,805
You've Been TrumpedInternational Film Circuit2$385$193$16,342
Invisible War, TheCinedigm Entertainment1$190$190$59,392
JokerUTV Communications3$386$129$169,137
HermanoMusic Box Films3$230$77$29,828

box office news archive

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