Sony Picture Classics and Neon did well in their little outings this week with Nine days and Ailey respectively, spanning 6 total locations in New York, Los Angeles and Irvine – both registering high averages per screen, with the former leading to its wider release next week.
Nine days hit NYC (Angelika, AMC Lincoln Square) and LA (The Landmark, AMC Sunset 5) this weekend before kicking off its nationwide release scheduled for Aug. 6 in 250-275 theaters, said Jason Michael Berman, producer and president of Mandalay Pictures – depending on how it does it. Judging by these numbers, the photo should work decently.
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The sci-fi drama starring Winston Duke grossed $ 18,455 in 4 theaters, which is a very attractive average of $ 4,613 per location – a strong indicator of audience interest in this title. art and essay.
The film depicts Will (Duke) spending his days in a remote Midwestern outpost staring at a wall of television screens of people going about their daily lives. One dies, leaving a vacant place for a new life on earth, and the candidates – the unborn souls – arrive at Will to be tested as replacements. Will faces his own existential challenge with Emma (Beetz), which forces him to consider his tumultuous past and chart a new course for his own life.
The Edson Oda shot debuted at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival and won two Film Independent Spirit Award nominations – for Best First Feature and Best Supporting Actor (for Wong).
Although Ailey is still at two locations (Regal Edwards Westgate in Irvine and Lincoln Center in New York) for his second week in a row, the doc dancer still managed to attract a large audience.
Directed by Jamily Wignot, the documentary details the life of Alvin Ailey, the pioneering pioneer who found salvation through dance.
Ailey brought in $ 4,732 this weekend, taking her cumulative gross to $ 26,277. At just 2 locations, that brought the average per screen to $ 2,366.
The largest specialty outlet currently is Roadside Attraction Joe Bell, which opened its debut at $ 707,000. Directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green, the true story-based film stars Mark Wahlberg as an Oregon father who pays homage to his gay teenage son Jadin, embarking on a self-reflective march through America. to speak from his heart to the citizens of the heart. on the real and terrifying costs of bullying.
The drama grossed $ 163,000 in its second week, an almost 80% drop from its premiere weekend. This weekend brings Bell‘s stands at $ 1.26 million. Across 1,053 locations, the film managed to average $ 155 per location.
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