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.
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