‘Moonlight’ Dominates Indie Box Office in Second Weekend

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

Last Updated: October 31, 2016 @ 10:55 AM

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.