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Ben Stiller’s ‘Brad’s Status’ Tops Indie Box Office With $100K

The Amazon/Annapurna comedy-drama opened in four theaters after debuting in Toronto

Off the heels of its premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, Amazon/Annapurna’s “Brad’s Status” made just over $100,000 from its limited opening in four theaters to lead the indie box office weekend.

Written and directed by Mike White, the film stars Ben Stiller as a father who takes his son (Austin Abrams) on an east coast college tour. Along the way, he meets an old friend whose success makes him question his life choices. White produced the film with Brad Pitt, Dede Gardener, Sidney Kimmel and David Bernad. The film has received strong reviews, earning an 83 percent score on Rotten Tomatoes.

Among holdovers, IFC’s “Rebel In The Rye” expanded to 49 screens in its second weekend, making $101,118 for a per screen average of $2,064 and a total of $154,326. Pantelion/Lionsgate’s “Do It Like An Hombre” added $125,000 from 226 screens to bring its total to $2.3 million in its third weekend. A24’s “Good Time” nears the $2 million mark after making $29,495 from 29 screens in its sixth week, while Neon’s “Ingrid Goes West” nears $3 million in its sixth week after making $81,650 from 100 locations.