Monday, August 15, 2016
'Anthropoid' First Weekend Box Office Report
Deadline - Bleecker Street’s Anthropoid was handily the Specialty box office’s top debut grosser at $1,213,043 in 452 theaters, averaging $2,683, making it one of the summer’s highest limited release debuts under five hundred screens. “The target audience of this is adults, which is very appropriate for what Bleecker Street is all about. We’re focused on releasing movies for a sophisticated audience,” said Bleecker Street’s Jack Foley, president of Distribution. “We’re carrying on with the momentum built this summer by adult-oriented films” like Eye in the Sky (Bleecker Street, $18.7M), Love and Friendship (Roadside Attractions, $13.93M), Café Society (Amazon/Lionsgate, $8.45M), Indignation (Roadside Attractions, $1.55M), Captain Fantastic (Bleecker Street, $4.28M) and Hunt for the Wilderpeople (The Orchard, $3.87M).
*Anthropoid (Bleecker Street) NEW [452 Theaters] Weekend $1,213,043, Average $2,683