fb.indiewire.com – As "The Avengers" continued to dominate the overall box office and most of the industry was busy in Cannes, Fox Searchlight continued to find fantastic numbers from the first major indie breakout of 2012, "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel." The film was certainly the specialty story of the weekend, which also saw a group of films debut to generally underwhelming numbers, including "Hysteria," "Elena," "Polisse," "American Animal" and "Virginia" Check out the full rundown below. The Debuts: "Hysteria" (Sony Pictures Classics) Tanya Wexler's Victorian era romantic comedy (about the invention of the vibrator) debuted on 5 screens this weekend for Sony Pictures Classics.
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Gross: $13,133,560Total: $134,019,735
2. War RoomGross: $11,351,389Total: $11,351,389
3. Mission: Impossible Rogue NationGross: $8,155,581Total: $170,242,111
4. No EscapeGross: $8,111,264Total: $10,172,124
5. Sinister 2Gross: $4,665,341Total: $18,526,943