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Theater Averages: Miles Opens Ahead of the Competition with $28,633

April 6th, 2016

Miles Ahead

Miles Ahead led the way on the theater average chart with $28,633 in four theaters. Vaxxed: From Cover Up to Catastrophe was right behind with $28,339 in one theater. As someone who doesn't want to see measles make a comeback, this is a scary result. Everybody Wants Some earned an average of $16,440 in 19 theaters over the weekend after opening in five theaters on Wednesday. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice remained in the $10,000 club with an average of $12,062. Saturday's Warrior and Chongqing Hot Pot had very close averages at $10,671 and $10,098 respectively.

The rest of the new limited releases ranged from merely average to terrible. Kill Me, Deadly was on the high end with an average of $5,800 in two theaters. The Dark Horse was next with an average of $4,244, also in two theaters. Madama Butterfly was the latest live event presented by The Met. It earned $1.70 million in 683 theaters for an average of $2,490. Obviously, being a live event limits the number of showings to one per theater, so this is a good average. Next Time I'll Aim for the Heart rounded out the list with $310 in its lone theater.

This past week also saw milestones reached for a couple of Per Theater Chart alumni:

  • Embrace the Serpent got to $1 million just before the weekend. That's as far as it will go.
  • Madama Butterfly earned more than $1 million during its opening weekend, so obviously it reached that milestone.
  • Kapoor and Sons hit $2 million before the weekend and there's a slim chance it will get to $3 million.
  • Eye in the Sky expanded semi-wide getting to $5 million in the process. The film likely won't expand significantly more, but it also won't disappear from theaters quickly.
  • Hello, My Name is Doris also expanded and reached $5 million over the weekend. It too has a shot at $10 million, but it might see its theater count drop soon.
Weekend Box Office Results

Filed under: Theater Averages, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Eye in the Sky, Hello, My Name is Doris, The Dark Horse, Miles Ahead, Everybody Wants Some, El abrazo de la serpiente, Kill Me, Deadly, Saturday’s Warrior, La prochaine fois je viserai le coeur, Kapoor & Sons, The Met: Live in HD - Madama Butterfly, Chongqing Hot Pot, Vaxxed: From Cover Up to Catastrophe