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box office: week of May 20

indiewire's weekly box office recap:

Title Distributor Locations Gross Per Location Overall Gross
The ImmigrantThe Weinstein Company3$44,064$14,688$44,064
Chinese PuzzleCohen Media Group2$23,544$11,772$23,544
ChefOpen Road72$708,690$10,843$1,063,598
Discoverers, TheIndependent1$7,166$7,166$7,166
IdaMusic Box Films21$127,067$6,051$346,512
BelleFox Searchlight173$940,446$5,436$1,767,744
Half Of A Yellow SunMonterey Media1$4,843$4,843$4,843
Fed UpRadius-TWC55$184,007$3,346$369,208
Palo AltoTribeca Film36$106,194$2,950$199,359
Next Year JerusalemFirst Run1$2,590$2,590$2,590
The DoubleMagnolia Pictures12$29,690$2,474$53,344
Horses Of GodKino Lorber1$2,251$2,251$3,779
Long Way Off, AIndependent1$1,927$1,927$1,927
Redwood HighwayMonterey Media2$3,703$1,852$16,862
Pleasures Of Being Out Of StepFirst Run1$1,846$1,846$1,846
LockeA24 Films121$204,922$1,694$820,047
Railway Man, TheThe Weinstein Company183$305,568$1,670$2,749,946
Grand Budapest Hotel, TheFox Searchlight630$1,041,698$1,653$55,478,504
German Doctor, TheIDP/Samuel Goldwyn Films39$63,192$1,620$275,553
Young & BeautifulIFC Films3$4,684$1,561$31,745
Under The SkinA24 Films56$77,587$1,385$2,224,825
Hornet's Nest, TheFreestyle Releasing17$23,039$1,355$53,526
M Word, TheIndependent3$3,945$1,315$28,665
Only Lovers Left AliveSony Pictures Classics95$122,498$1,289$1,288,536
LunchboxSony Pictures Classics130$162,421$1,249$3,681,953
Queen Margot (re)Cohen Media Group1$1,190$1,190$11,278
2 StatesUTV Communications32$35,949$1,123$2,221,676
Fading GigoloMillennium Entertainment356$398,857$1,120$2,681,345
Water And PowerIndependent5$5,157$1,031$79,043
Protector 2Magnolia Pictures1$998$998$2,317
Finding Vivian MaierIFC Films64$63,005$984$1,240,146
God's PocketIFC Films80$75,558$944$104,401
Godzilla: The Japanese OriginalRialto8$7,444$931$117,882
Weekend, LeMusic Box Films40$34,143$854$2,155,857
Jodorowsky's DuneSony Pictures Classics14$10,662$762$556,883
Rob The MobMillennium Entertainment6$4,466$744$206,909
Walking With The EnemyLiberty Studios48$32,184$671$1,002,572
Raid 2, TheSony Pictures Classics11$6,850$623$2,602,122
Tasting MenuMagnolia Pictures4$2,482$621$12,738
Hateship, LoveshipIFC Films3$1,783$594$50,573
Tim's VermeerSony Pictures Classics7$4,056$579$1,662,566
Dancing In JaffaIFC Films8$4,348$544$134,484
For No Good ReasonSony Pictures Classics9$4,275$475$28,264
Bicycling With MoliereStrand Releasing4$1,823$456$32,927
PhilomenaThe Weinstein Company9$3,716$413$37,707,719
People Uncounted, AFirst Run1$390$390$390
Blue RuinRadius-TWC24$9,240$385$239,056
Ilo IloFilm Movement3$1,060$353$37,690
For A WomanFilm Movement4$1,404$351$13,919
Jewish Cardinal, TheFilm Movement3$860$287$127,356
Bad WordsFocus Features83$21,032$253$7,764,027
JoeRoadside Attractions10$2,334$233$371,897
20 Feet From StardomRadius-TWC1$220$220$4,945,359
Unknown Known, TheRadius-TWC3$659$220$266,870
Great Flood, TheIcarus Films1$185$185$14,570
Missing Picture, TheStrand Releasing2$332$166$49,768
Stage FrightMagnolia Pictures10$1,455$146$6,021
No God, No MasterMonterey Media1$79$79$6,738

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