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box office: week of September 25

indiewire's weekly box office recap:

Title Distributor Locations Gross Per Location Overall Gross
Perks Of Being A WallflowerLionsgate4$228,359$57,090$228,359
Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has To TravelIDP/Samuel Goldwyn Films3$63,700$21,233$63,700
Occupy UnmaskedMagnolia Pictures4$40,952$10,238$40,952
My Uncle RafaelRocky Mountain Pictures14$109,748$7,839$109,748
How To Survive A PlagueIFC Films4$28,250$7,063$28,250
Somewhere BetweenIndependent2$11,437$5,719$40,565
The MasterThe Weinstein Company788$4,391,092$5,572$5,446,975
Barfi!UTV Communications130$643,260$4,948$1,977,528
ArbitrageRoadside Attractions244$1,174,193$4,812$3,842,700
BackwardsDada Films5$23,190$4,638$23,190
HeroineUTV Communications114$389,901$3,420$389,901
SamsaraOscilloscope Pictures59$192,121$3,256$1,150,061
HysteriaSony Pictures Classics2$6,078$3,039$1,799,187
DetropiaIndependent11$33,093$3,008$127,308
Slaughter CreekNocturnal Features15$44,415$2,961$116,487
Keep The Lights OnMusic Box Films9$22,889$2,543$150,130
Searching For Sugar ManSony Pictures Classics39$93,338$2,393$1,186,139
MugamoodiUTV Communications1$2,347$2,347$101,911
Liberal ArtsIFC Films20$38,582$1,929$76,367
Brooklyn Brothers Beat the BestOscilloscope Pictures2$3,850$1,925$3,850
Sleepwalk With MeIFC Films135$231,079$1,712$1,625,694
UnconditionalIndependent312$528,500$1,694$528,500
For A Good Time, Call...Focus Features105$147,178$1,402$1,084,252
Hello I Must Be GoingOscilloscope Pictures15$20,653$1,377$65,030
Little White LiesMPI Media2$2,581$1,291$183,662
The Queen of VersaillesMagnolia Pictures40$50,303$1,258$2,225,658
Robot & FrankIDP/Samuel Goldwyn Films156$182,222$1,168$2,894,058
IntouchablesThe Weinstein Company156$181,625$1,164$12,253,183
Wild Horse Wild RideScreen Media Films14$15,767$1,126$77,549
Imposter, TheIndomina Media23$25,496$1,109$731,706
To Rome With LoveSony Pictures Classics50$54,441$1,089$16,528,107
Moonrise KingdomFocus Features120$127,879$1,066$45,161,623
Toys In The AtticHannover House6$6,371$1,062$48,562
Three StarsFirst Run1$1,003$1,003$7,508
ElenaZeitgeist2$1,991$996$222,498
Hellbound?Area23a4$3,938$985$3,938
Chicken With PlumsSony Pictures Classics17$16,472$969$167,531
Beasts Of The Southern WildFox Searchlight132$123,747$937$10,902,973
About CherryIFC Films3$2,760$920$2,760
Best Exotic Marigold HotelFox Searchlight47$41,385$881$46,263,061
Celeste And Jesse ForeverSony Pictures Classics54$47,092$872$3,017,154
Take This WaltzMagnolia Pictures5$4,044$809$1,237,514
2 Days In New YorkMagnolia Pictures18$14,434$802$584,175
ComplianceMagnolia Pictures16$12,802$800$291,297
2016 Obama's AmericaRocky Mountain Pictures1216$937,524$771$32,022,601
BacheloretteRadius-TWC34$23,410$689$418,268
Husbands In GoaUTV Communications7$4,482$640$4,482
Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is PresentMusic Box Films2$1,154$577$85,090
The Last Ounce of CourageRocky Mountain Pictures1064$562,536$529$2,763,722
Safety Not GuaranteedFilmDistrict40$20,130$503$3,958,045
Farewell, My QueenCohen Media Group20$10,058$503$1,316,486
Monsieur LazharMusic Box Films3$1,468$489$5,822,201
Ruby SparksFox Searchlight43$19,811$461$2,478,254
17 Filles (17 Girls)Strand Releasing10$4,449$445$4,449
Death By ChinaArea23a1$415$415$22,844
Rec 3 Magnolia Pictures3$1,218$406$6,934
360Magnolia Pictures3$1,115$372$99,603
StolenMillennium Entertainment99$34,274$346$289,773
Ai Weiwei: Never SorryIFC Films12$4,018$335$485,519
UnforgivableStrand Releasing1$320$320$143,523
You've Been TrumpedInternational Film Circuit3$863$288$17,903
Girl ModelFirst Run3$723$241$18,816
How To Grow A BandInternational Film Circuit2$377$189$16,833
BrandedBarbossa/RA2$358$179$353,227
Invisible War, TheCinedigm Entertainment2$155$78$59,715
Neil Young JourneysSony Pictures Classics11$768$70$203,189

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