Box Office, Beasts of the Southern Wild


Specialty Box Office: 'New York' and 'Red Hook' Lead Debuts; 'Sparks' Stumbles In Expansion – Two very different films set in New York -- Julie Delpy's "2 Days in New York" and Spike Lee's "Red Hook Summer" -- led the limited debuts this weekend, each finding averages just north of $10,000. 8 years 34 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Specialty Box Office: 'Beasts' Scores Huge Debut; 'Rome,' 'Moonrise' Expand Strongly

Bests of the Southern Wild – While Seth MacFarlane's "Ted" and Steven Soderbergh's "Magic Mike" gave the studio box office a huge and unexpected boost, the specialty box office also soared thanks to a potent opening care of "Beasts of the Southern Wild" and strong expansion numbers from "To Rome With Love" and "Moonrise Kingdom." "Beasts" had one of the best limited debuts of the year, averaging a huge $42,250. 8 years 40 weeks ago via brucelee
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Beasts of the Southern Wild

Beasts of the Southern Wild
In a forgotten but defiant bayou community cut off from the rest of the world by a sprawling levee, a six-year-old girl exists on the brink of orphanhood. Buoyed by her childish optimism and extraordinary imagination, she believes that the natural world is in balance with the universe until a...
Benh Zeitlin
Fox Searchlight
June 27, 2012