"Silver Linings Playbook" holds strongly in wake of 5 Spirit Award nominations. "Rust and Bone" averages nearly $13K in two theaters
Coming off five Spirit Award nominations, “Silver Linings Playbook” is building some box office momentum.
David O. Russell’s dark romantic comedy took in $3.3 million from 371 theaters, an impressive $9,005 per-screen average and just a 24 percent drop from last week, despite adding just four locations.
“This shows that the great word of mouth on this film is starting to take hold,” Erik Lomis, head of distribution at the Weinstein Co. “We think we’re in great shape for the next few weeks.”
Sony Pictures Classics’ awards hopeful "Rust and Bone" had a terrific second week.
The French import starring Marion Cotillard took in $25,823 from two theaters, giving it a $12,912 per-screen average, best of any film this weekend.
Focus Features expanded “Anna Karenina” from 66 to 384 screens in its third week and audiences responded. Director Joe Wright’s take on the literary classic starring Keira Knightley took in $2.2 million for a $5,806 per-theater average.