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box office: week of April 8

indiewire's weekly box office recap:

Title Distributor Locations Gross Per Location Overall Gross
Under The SkinA24 Films4$133,154$33,289$133,154
Dom HemingwayFox Searchlight4$29,276$7,319$38,728
Finding Vivian MaierIFC Films13$83,260$6,405$172,584
Galapagos Affair: Satan Came To Eden Zeitgeist1$5,185$5,185$5,185
Raid 2, TheSony Pictures Classics26$130,928$5,036$351,766
Grand Budapest Hotel, TheFox Searchlight1263$6,115,230$4,842$33,195,657
God's Not DeadFreestyle Releasing1758$7,762,633$4,788$33,178,441
AnitaIDP/Samuel Goldwyn Films9$40,804$4,534$132,834
Ilo IloFilm Movement2$8,775$4,388$8,775
Alan PartridgeMagnolia Pictures3$12,664$4,221$12,664
Unknown Known, TheRadius-TWC18$64,315$3,573$64,315
Jodorowsky's DuneSony Pictures Classics16$49,990$3,124$163,325
LunchboxSony Pictures Classics103$320,698$3,114$1,330,840
Weekend, LeMusic Box Films106$290,620$2,742$841,638
Nymphomaniac: Volume IIMagnolia Pictures30$74,978$2,499$74,978
Rob The MobMillennium Entertainment22$48,963$2,226$97,196
Particle FeverAbramorama Entertainment27$57,315$2,123$534,623
Main Tera HeroEros Entertainment77$162,404$2,109$162,404
Ends Of The EarthEntertainment One Films34$58,570$1,723$73,049
Nymphomaniac: Volume IMagnolia Pictures59$97,704$1,656$536,136
Garcons et Guillaume, A Table, LesEntertainment One Films21$34,069$1,622$334,905
AfflictedCBS Films44$69,447$1,578$69,447
On My Way (Elle s'en va)Cohen Media Group25$37,952$1,518$216,862
Bad WordsFocus Features1074$1,613,277$1,502$5,941,681
Mistaken For StrangersAbramorama Entertainment7$9,393$1,342$108,474
Jews Of EgyptArtMattan Productions1$1,177$1,177$4,506
Jewish Cardinal, TheFilm Movement4$4,581$1,145$85,363
Great Beauty, TheJanus Films7$7,798$1,114$2,815,309
3 Days In HavanaEntertainment One Films5$5,271$1,054$27,347
Child's PoseZeitgeist4$4,104$1,026$76,960
Big MenAbramorama Entertainment1$1,021$1,021$39,555
Face of Love, TheIFC Films36$36,670$1,019$268,601
Just A SighIndependent6$5,558$926$45,183
In BloomIndependent1$880$880$42,456
Alien AbductionIFC Films13$10,514$809$10,514
RefugeStrand Releasing1$796$796$2,554
Breathe InCohen Media Group41$31,704$773$56,101
Tim's VermeerSony Pictures Classics64$48,855$763$1,522,043
JinnFreestyle Releasing201$149,337$743$149,337
EnemyA24 Films75$55,591$741$893,410
Sweet DreamsInternational Film Circuit2$1,438$719$43,303
Missing Picture, TheStrand Releasing9$6,261$696$34,738
GloriaRoadside Attractions17$10,821$637$2,048,268
MaidentripFirst Run1$623$623$66,005
Invisible Woman, TheSony Pictures Classics9$5,551$617$1,219,897
Stranger By The LakeStrand Releasing5$3,022$604$320,817
Dallas Buyers ClubFocus Features52$28,832$554$27,242,012
Belle et SebastienEntertainment One Films20$10,952$548$758,971
12 Years A SlaveFox Searchlight128$65,934$515$56,501,001
Cheap ThrillsDrafthouse Films18$8,733$485$45,699
PhilomenaThe Weinstein Company197$86,582$440$37,470,370
Past, TheSony Pictures Classics4$1,756$439$1,325,672
When Comedy Went To SchoolInternational Film Circuit3$1,082$361$365,548
Girl On A BicycleMonterey Media2$613$307$88,090
Fire In The BloodInternational Film Circuit3$885$295$28,948
August: Osage CountyThe Weinstein Company42$11,924$284$37,699,256
Journey To The West: Conquering DemonsMagnolia Pictures2$533$267$17,734
Grand PianoMagnolia Pictures5$1,204$241$20,898
MiraculumEntertainment One Films5$928$186$272,478
20 Feet From StardomRadius-TWC1$154$154$4,940,783
No ClueEntertainment One Films1$138$138$66,602
Infideles, Les (The Players)The Weinstein Company50$6,674$133$210,804
On The Other Side Of The TracksThe Weinstein Company50$5,923$118$5,923
ExposedIndependent2$56$28$8,869

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