A pair of carnivorous mermaid sisters in an alternate 1980s Poland are drawn ashore to explore the wonders and temptations of life on land. Their tantalizing siren songs and otherworldly auras make them overnight sensations as nightclub singers in a half-glam, half-decrepit fantasy world. One sister falls for a human, and the siblings’ bond is tested as love and survival come into conflict.
Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists
|All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 10,901-11,000)
|All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 14,101-14,200)
|All Time Domestic Highest Grossing Limited Release Movies (Rank 3,801-3,900)
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||February 1st, 2017 (Limited) by Janus Films, released as The Lure|
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||Mermaids, Romance, Interspecies Romance, Musicians, Poland, 1980s, Cannibalism, Strippers / Stripping, Dysfunctional Family, Autobiographical, Inspired by a True Story, Coming of Age|
Ranking on other Records and Milestones
February 8th, 2017
It was a busy weekend on top of the theater average chart, at least for this time of year, with three films earning averages over more than $10,000. Chapter and Verse led the way with $32,713 in its lone theater. I Am Not Your Negro had an arguably better start earning an average $15,962 while playing in 43 theaters. That’s amazing for a documentary. Another documentary, Mr. Gaga, was the final film in the $10,000 club with an average of $12,677 in two theaters over the weekend and an average of $17,316 from Wednesday through Sunday. The Lure didn’t get to $10,000 over the weekend pulling in $7,370 over that time, but it earned $10,676 from Wednesday through Sunday.
February 3rd, 2017
A few films on this week’s list could be called the biggest limited release of the week. The Comedian is the biggest in terms of star power. Journey to the West 2 is the biggest in terms of worldwide box office. I Am Not Your Negro is the biggest in terms of Awards Season success. Journey to the West 2 should have the biggest opening, but I’m not sure if it will earn mainstream success.
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