Sony Picture Classics and Neon performed well on their small releases this week with Nine days other Ailey respectively, at 6 total locations in New York, Los Angeles and Irvine, both with screen-heavy averages with the former leading to its broadest release next week.
Nine days It will hit New York (Angelika, AMC Lincoln Square) and LA (The Landmark, AMC Sunset 5) this weekend before launching its planned national release on August 6 in 250-275 theaters, said Jason Michael Berman, producer and president. from Mandalay Pictures, depending on how he does it. Judging by these numbers, the image should work decently.
The sci-fi drama starring Winston Duke grossed $ 18,455 from 4 theaters, resulting in a very witty average of $ 4,613 per location, a strong indicator of public interest in this author’s title.
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The film portrays Will (Duke) spending his days in a remote outpost that looks like the Midwest watching a wall of television screens of people going about their daily lives. One dies, leaving a vacancy for a new life on earth, and the candidates, unborn souls, come to Will to be tested as replacements. Will faces his own existential challenge with one, Emma (Beetz), who forces him to deal with his tumultuous past and forge a new path for his own life.
The Edson Oda-directed film debuted at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival and garnered two Film Independent Spirit Award nominations: Best First Feature and Best Supporting Actor (for Wong).
But nevertheless Ailey Still in two locations (Regal Edwards Westgate in Irvine and Lincoln Center in New York) for the second week in a row, the dancing documentary still managed to grab a sizable audience.
Directed by Jamily Wignot, the documentary details the life of Alvin Ailey, the pioneer who found salvation through dance.
Ailey raised $ 4,732 this weekend, bringing her cumulative gross to $ 26,277. In just 2 locations, this brought the average per screen to a solid $ 2,366.
The broadest specialty launch is now Roadside Attraction Joseph campaign, which opened with a debut of $ 707K. Directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green, the film based on a true story stars Mark Wahlberg as an Oregon father who pays tribute to his homosexual teenage son Jadin, embarking on a self-reflective walk across America to speak of his heart to the citizens of the United States. heart. about the real and terrifying costs of bullying.
The drama grossed $ 163K in its second week, down nearly 80% since its opening weekend. This weekend brings campaigncume to $ 1.26M. Across 1,053 locations, the film averaged $ 155 per location.