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Theater Averages: Triplets Top Trio of $10,000 Club Members

July 4th, 2018

Three Identical Strangers

Three Identical Strangers top the theater average chart with an average of $34,301 in five theaters. The only other members of the $10,000 club were wide releases, with Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom earning an average of $13,581 and Incredibles 2 being relatively close behind with $10,525.

There were several other new limited releases that had a wide range of results. For example, Love, Cecil only narrowly missed the $10,000 club earning $9,331 in its one theater. Meanwhile, The Cakemaker was relatively close behind with an average of $8,346 in four theaters. Sanju was the widest limited release of the week playing in 356 theaters; it also had one of the best averages at $7,650. Custody had a mixed result with $4,947 in one theater. That’s not bad, but it won’t expand significantly after that. Likewise, This is Congo struggled with $3,690, also in one theater. Woman Walks Ahead was right behind an average of $3,432 in two theaters; however, this film was playing on VOD, so its theatrical numbers are meaningless. Finally there’s Dark River, which only managed an average of $2,123 in two theaters.

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

  • Hearts Beat Loud reached $1 million over the weekend. Its theater average is low enough that it likely won’t expand significantly beyond this point, but that won’t stop it from getting to $2 million.
  • American Animals made it to $2 million just a week after reaching $1 million. It is starting to drop at the box office, but $3 million is still a reasonable target.
  • Sanju opened with more than $2 million at the box office. However, Bollywood films tend to drop-off very quickly at the box office and lasting more than a few weeks in theaters is remarkable.
  • First Reformed hit $3 million early in the weekend, but getting to $4 million will be difficult.
  • Won’t You Be My Neighbor got to $5 million early in the weekend and was past $7.5 million by the end.
Weekend Box Office Results

Filed under: Theater Averages, Incredibles 2, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, The Cakemaker, Woman Walks Ahead, First Reformed, Dark River, Won’t You Be My Neighbor?, American Animals, Hearts Beat Loud, Three Identical Strangers, Love, Cecil, Jusqu'à la garde, Sanju, This is Congo
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