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box office: week of April 22

indiewire's weekly box office recap:

Title Distributor Locations Gross Per Location Overall Gross
Fading GigoloMillennium Entertainment5$180,801$36,160$180,801
Only Lovers Left AliveSony Pictures Classics17$116,944$6,879$247,116
Railway Man, TheThe Weinstein Company26$164,252$6,317$252,402
That Demon WithinChina Lion Entertainment16$77,130$4,821$77,130
American MustangVitagraph1$4,658$4,658$43,775
Retrieval, TheVariance Films1$3,912$3,912$23,123
Finding Vivian MaierIFC Films39$132,846$3,406$491,241
GabrielleEntertainment One Films1$3,024$3,024$1,419,397
Galapagos Affair: Satan Came To Eden Zeitgeist8$22,843$2,855$60,184
Grand Budapest Hotel, TheFox Searchlight1280$3,415,528$2,668$44,964,929
WatermarkEntertainment One Films8$18,803$2,350$42,861
LunchboxSony Pictures Classics158$349,663$2,213$2,220,609
Hateship, LoveshipIFC Films3$6,464$2,155$14,793
Dancing In JaffaIFC Films9$17,702$1,967$36,438
Weekend, LeMusic Box Films156$266,820$1,710$1,587,541
Hank And AshaIndependent2$3,176$1,588$10,544
JoeRoadside Attractions48$74,457$1,551$226,951
Particle FeverAbramorama Entertainment23$33,129$1,440$655,426
Child's PoseZeitgeist4$5,041$1,260$87,334
Jodorowsky's DuneSony Pictures Classics31$38,902$1,255$306,850
Tasting MenuMagnolia Pictures5$6,010$1,202$6,010
Alan PartridgeMagnolia Pictures11$12,653$1,150$82,234
Dom HemingwayFox Searchlight129$144,675$1,122$300,014
Garcons et Guillaume, A Table, LesEntertainment One Films11$12,245$1,113$392,742
Big MenAbramorama Entertainment2$2,168$1,084$41,977
Invisible Woman, TheSony Pictures Classics1$1,083$1,083$1,226,036
Cuban FuryEntertainment One Films8$7,493$937$90,310
Rob The MobMillennium Entertainment13$11,983$922$174,927
Just A SighIndependent2$1,700$850$51,650
Faust (2011)Independent1$825$825$54,860
Nymphomaniac: Volume IIMagnolia Pictures30$24,560$819$242,939
Half The RoadFirst Run2$1,613$807$1,613
Nymphomaniac: Volume IMagnolia Pictures26$20,204$777$697,186
Bad WordsFocus Features223$164,770$739$7,563,088
Raid 2, TheSony Pictures Classics539$363,672$675$2,219,261
Unknown Known, TheRadius-TWC49$32,674$667$224,646
Tim's VermeerSony Pictures Classics28$18,621$665$1,598,891
Dallas Buyers ClubFocus Features14$8,634$617$27,289,116
Face of Love, TheIFC Films13$7,768$598$328,726
Make Your MoveHigh Top Releasing142$81,172$572$81,172
Kid CannabisWell Go USA, Inc.10$5,565$557$5,565
Elaine Stritch: Shoot MeIFC Films7$3,843$549$301,724
GloriaRoadside Attractions13$6,922$532$2,083,118
12 Years A SlaveFox Searchlight53$25,972$490$56,614,633
FermieresEntertainment One Films7$3,393$485$3,393
Great Beauty, TheJanus Films4$1,549$387$2,852,400
Missing Picture, TheStrand Releasing2$772$386$41,123
Birder, TheIndependent2$707$354$40,514
La GardeEntertainment One Films3$982$327$41,495
Mistaken For StrangersAbramorama Entertainment4$1,216$304$127,040
PhilomenaThe Weinstein Company101$30,258$300$37,638,922
Final Member, TheDrafthouse Films7$2,064$295$2,064
It Felt Like LoveVariance Films1$285$285$29,098
August: Osage CountyThe Weinstein Company16$3,252$203$37,726,512
13 SinsRadius-TWC45$9,134$203$9,134
Cheap ThrillsDrafthouse Films5$1,004$201$57,962
Belle et SebastienEntertainment One Films4$699$175$771,596
20 Feet From StardomRadius-TWC1$150$150$4,941,727
No God, No MasterMonterey Media1$138$138$2,829
Main Tera HeroEros Entertainment77$5,343$69$274,579
MiraculumEntertainment One Films3$203$68$274,924

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