Lionsgate did not immediately get back to a request for comment.
Screen Media has not reported weekend numbers for Terry Gilliams The Man Who Killed Don Quixote as of early Sunday afternoon EDT.
Among holdovers, Gunpowder & Sky expanded Elisabeth Moss starrer Her Smell to 24 theaters, grossing $68,736 ($2,864 PTA). Kino Lorbers Long Days Journey Into Night had the best second weekend PTA, for a $48,430 weekend in seven locations, averaging $6,918. Greenwich Entertainments Wild Nights With Emily jumped to 33 runs a nearly $68K gross ($2,053 PTA).
Bleecker Streets Teen Spirit took a hit with an expansion from four to 696 theaters in its second frame, grossing $250,536 in the three-day estimate, averaging just $360.
Initially slated for a summer slot following its debut at last years Cannes Film Festival, A24 moved writer-director David Robert Mitchells Under The Silver Lake to late fall and then finally gave it a spring start. Its opening weekend $40K-plus start in a crowded market gave the title some legs.
Noted A24 Sunday: “Audiences turned out for David Robert Mitchells impeccably crafted neo-noir starring Andrew Garfield in a terrific lead performance. The polarizing film will roll out theatrically into top markets next week…” Under The Silver Lake will also be available on demand through home entertainment platforms starting Tuesday, April 23.
Neon added 130 runs for Aretha Franklin doc Amazing Grace in its third frame. Centered on a 1972 concert the singer gave at a Watts church, the title grossed $591,642, averaging a solid $3,147. The feature, shot by Sydney Pollack, $349K last weekend in 58 theaters, averaging just over $6K. The film is now in the elite club of seven-figured non-fiction films and one of the only to do so this year so far.
Neons Apollo 11 is in the stratosphere with an $8.48M cume, now in its eight frame. The Sundance debut by Todd Douglas Miller has a three-day $110K estimate in 101 theaters, averaging $1,089.
Claire Denis High Life with Robert Pattinson played 114 additional locations over last weekend brining its count to 146. Friday to Sunday, the sci-fi thriller grossed $292K, averaging $2K. It took in nearly $180K in its previous weekend frame in 32 theaters, averaging $5,621. High Life has cumed $688,621
Mike Leighs historical epic Peterloo grossed a slow $38K in its third weekend with an additional 60 runs over last weekend, bringing its PTA to $413. Peterloo took in $32,498 in its previous frame in 32 theaters, averaging $1,016. Peterloo has cumed just under $118K.
PBS Distribution added 21 runs for The Chaperons fourth outing. Despite the steady increases, the title starring Elizabeth McGovern and Haley Lu Richardson has seen its per theater averages hold pretty steady. This weekend, the title grossed $86,420 in a total of 55 locations, averaging $1,571 (-11%) bringing its cume to just under $223K.
Last weekend, the title also had a 21 theater increase to 34 theaters for $59,398 and a $1,747 PTA.
Focus Features The Mustang galloped just over $4M in its sixth frame. In 487 theaters the drama starring Matthias Schoenaerts and Bruce Dern grossed $533K, averaging $1,094.
Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché (Zeitgeist in association with Kino Lorber) NEW [1 Theater] Weekend $3,801
Family (The Film Arcade) NEW [3 Theaters] Weekend $20,400, Average $6,800
Fast Color (Lionsgate) NEW [25 Theaters] Weekend $37,500, Average $1,500
Hail Satan? [Magnolia Pictures] NEW [3 Theaters] Weekend $25,700, Average $8,567
Little Woods (Neon) NEW [33 Theaters] Weekend $66,415, Average $2,013
Rafiki (Film Movement) NEW [2 Theaters] Weekend $13,155, Average $6,577, Cume $18,547 (includes pre-release sneak gross)
Red Joan (IFC Films) NEW [4 Theaters] Weekend $40,631, Average $10,158
Under The Silver Lake (A24) NEW [2 Theaters] Weekend $40,157, Average $20,079
Girls Of The Sun (Cohen Media Group) Week 2 [10 Theaters] Weekend $5,752, Average $575, Cume $16,120
Her Smell (Gunpowder & Sky) Week 2 [24 Theaters] Weekend $68,736, Average $2,864, Cume $117,577
Long Days Journey Into Night (Kino Lorber Films) Week 2 [7 Theaters] Weekend $48,430, Average $6,918
Teen Spirit (Bleecker Street) Week 2 [696 Theaters] Weekend $250,536, Average $360, Cume $305,356
Wild Nights With Emily (Greenwich Entertainment) Week 2 [33 Theaters] Weekend $67,762, Average $2,053, Cume $106,551
HOLDOVERS / THIRD+ WEEKENDS
Amazing Grace (Neon) Week 3 [188 Theaters] Weekend $591,642, Average $3,147, Cume $1,336,458
High Life (A24) Week 3 [146 Theaters] Weekend $292,000, Average $2,000, Cume $688,621
Peterloo (Amazon Studios) Week 3 [92 Theaters] Weekend $38,065, Average $413, Cume $117,936
The Beach Bum (Neon/Vice) Week 4 [36 Theaters] Weekend $35,500, Average $986, Cume $3,415,998
The Chaperone (PBS Distribution) Week 4 [55 Theaters] Weekend $86,420, Average $1,571, Cume $222,854
Hotel Mumbai (Bleecker Street) Week 5 [314 Theaters] Weekend $494,504, Average $1,575, Cume $8,940,274
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