Sony Pictures Classics
Sony Classics The Wife with Glenn Close and Jonathan Pryce topped out a group of newcomer limited releases that mostly did decent numbers this weekend.
The 2017 Toronto debut by Björn Runge grossed $111,137 in four New York and Los Angeles locations in the three-day estimate, averaging $27,784. Sundance breakout We The Animals by Jeremiah Zagar from The Orchard also had a nice launch, playing three theaters in New York and L.A., for $66,261 and a $22,087 per theater average.
Ethan Hawke had two films out this weekend, one in which he stars and another he directed. Roadside Attractions/Lionsgates Juliet, Naked with Hawke, Rose Byrne and Chris ODowd launched in four theaters, grossing $60,922, averaging $15,230. Sundance Selects opened Hawkes Blaze, which he co-wrote and directed, in three locations exclusively in Austin, TX over the weekend. The Sundance premiere grossed $45,342, averaging slightly lower than Juliet, Naked at $15,114.
Music Box Films, meanwhile, opened Emmanuel Finkiels French-language, Memoir Of War with two runs, grossing $10,710 ($5,355 PTA). Oscilloscope added one run for Madelines Madeline in its second frame, grossing $19,450 ($9,725 PTA) in the three-day estimate.
FilmRise expanded The Miseducation Of Cameron Post with Chloë Moretz in its third weekend, taking in $138K in 72 theaters ($1,917 PTA). Sony Classics jumped The Puzzle in its fourth weekend, grossing nearly $218K ($2,018 PTA).
Summit Entertainment/Lionsgates Blindspotting crossed $4M in its cume, while A24s Eighth Grade is now over $11.6M Neons Three Identical Twins went over $10.5M marking its second month in theaters, while Focus Features Wont You Be My Neighbor? edged over $22M.
Blaze (Sundance Selects) NEW [3 Theaters] Weekend $45,342, Average $15,114
Juliet, Naked (Roadside Attractions/Lionsgate) NEW [4 Theaters] Weekend $60,922, Average $15,230
Memoir Of War (Music Box Films) NEW [2 Theaters] Weekend $10,710, Average $5,355
We The Animals (The Orchard) NEW [3 Theaters] Weekend $66,261, Average $22,087
The Wife (Sony Pictures Classics) NEW [4 Theaters] Weekend $111,137, Average $27,784
Madelines Madeline (Oscilloscope) Week 2 [2 Theater] Weekend $19,450, Average $9,725, Cume $46,273
HOLDOVERS / THIRD+ WEEKENDS
The Miseducation of Cameron Post (FilmRise) Week 3 [72 Theaters] Weekend $138,000, Average $1,917, Cume $404,676
The Captain (Music Box Films) Week 4 [10 Theaters] Weekend $14,880, Average $1,488, Cume $61,512
Puzzle (Sony Pictures Classics) Week 4 [108 Theaters] Weekend $217,986, Average $2,018, Cume $733,605
Scotty And The Secret History Of Hollywood (Greenwich Entertainment) Week 4 [27 Theaters] Weekend $42,082, Average $1,559, Cume $253,979
Blindspotting (Summit Entertainment/Lionsgagte) Week 5 [47 Theaters] Weekend $110,000, Average $2,340, Cume $4,023,007
McQueen (Bleecker Street) Week 5 [95 Theaters] Weekend $111,346, Average $1,172, Cume $979,061
Dark Money (PBS Distribution) Week 6 [10 Theaters] Weekend $10,305, Average $1,031, Cume $164,047
Eighth Grade (A24) Week 6 [542 Theaters] Weekend $740,000, Average $1,365, Cume $11,643,543
Gauguin: Voyage To Tahiti (Cohen Media Group) Week 6 [3 Theaters] Weekend $2,531, Average $844, Cume $200,157
Sorry to Bother You (Annapurna) Week 7 [143 Theaters] Weekend $246,500, Average $1,724, Cume $16,290,485
Leave No Trace (Bleecker Street) Week 8 [93 Theaters] Weekend $81,092, Average $872, Cume $5,702,120
Three Identical Strangers (NEON/CNN Films) Week 8 [276 Theaters] Weekend $498,400, Average $1,806, Cume $10,563,806
Hearts Beat Loud (Gunpowder & Sky) Week 11 [12 Theaters] Weekend $3,877, Average $323, Cume $2,375,279
Wont You Be My Neighbor? (Focus Features) Wee 11 [206 Theaters] Weekend $220,000, Average $1,068, Cume $22,082,000
American Animals (The Orchard/MoviePass Ventures) Week 12 [5 Theaters] Weekend $6,978, Average $1,396, Cume $2,847,098