‘Moonlight’ Dominates Indie Box Office in Second Weekend

Jim Jarmusch documentary about The Stooges, “Gimme Danger,” starts strong in limited opening

Barry Jenkins’ critical darling “Moonlight” topped the indie box office for its second weekend in a row as it expanded into 36 theaters.

Grossing an estimated $900,826, the A24 and Plan B film received the highest per screen average of the weekend with $25,023, bringing its total to $1.5 million so far.

Amazon Studios and Magnolia Pitctures’ “Gimme Danger,” Jim Jarmusch’s documentary about the iconic rock band The Stooges, debuted to $44,025 from three locations, earning a per screen average of $14,675. The film has a strong 93 percent on Rotten Tomatoes.

Foreign language romantic drama out of India, “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil,” made $2.1 million from 302 theaters for $7,070 per screen.

China Lion’s foreign language comedy “Mr. Donkey” — which earned warm reviews from the Los Angeles Times and the New York Times — opened to $81,350 from 20 theaters, bringing its per screen average to $4,068.

A24’s nicely reviewed documentary about the English rock band after which it’s named, “Oasis: Supersonic,” earned $16,559 from 14 locations, amounting to $1,183 per screen. It’s available now on-demand and on iTunes.

Finally, Bow and Arrow’s crime drama “Shangri-La Suite,” bowed to $13,344 from 25 locations for a low per screen average of $534.