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Theater Averages: Salesman Closes the Deal with $23,693

January 31st, 2017

The Salesman

There was only one film the $10,000 club this past weekend, The Salesman, which earned an average of $23,693 in three theaters.

The best of the rest of the new limited releases was Kung Fu Yoga with an average of $7,999 in 14 theaters. Raees was very close behind with an average of $7,025 in 256 theaters. Buddies in India was well back in with an average of $3,304 in 55 theaters, while Un Padre No Tan Padre was close behind with $3,137 in 312. Emily only managed $1,164 in one theater. Finally, Speed Sisters earned $370, also in one theater.

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

  • 20th Century Women got to $3 million before the weekend and nearly $4 million during the weekend.
  • Silence reached $6 million over the weekend, but that’s probably its final milestone.
  • Manchester by the Sea hit $40 million early in the weekend. It could get to $45 million, especially if it wins an Oscar.
  • Fences got an Oscar / SAG bounce and that helped it get to $50 million.
  • Hidden Figures and La La Land hit $100 million on Saturday becoming the 27th and 28th films released in 2016 to get to the century mark.
Weekend Box Office Results

Filed under: Theater Averages, Silence, Manchester by the Sea, La La Land, 20th Century Women, Hidden Figures, Speed Sisters, Forushande, Fences, Un Padre No Tan Padre, Raees, Buddies in India, Gong fu yu jia, Emily