“The Hateful Eight” Took a Bite Out of Independent Cinema’s Box Office
Art and Experience: The first spot on the charts for American independent movies in the box office went to “The Hateful Eight” which was written by Tarantino, screened at 2,474 theaters this week and managed to pull-in $29.6M at the domestic box-office since the film premiered in theaters two weeks ago.
The second spot on the charts went to the Universal Pictures comedy “Sisters,” starring Amy Poehler, Tina Fey and Maya Rudolph. The film earned $12.6M across 2,978 locations this weekend and remains at number-four for the second week in a row. “Sisters” has now earned just over $61M domestically, the comedy was released in theaters three weeks ago.
The Big Short by Adam McKay got the third spot screened at 1,588 theaters and managed to pull-in $9.3M at the domestic box-office since the film premiered in theaters four weeks ago.
The Danish Girl, Brooklyn, Spotlight, Carol, Krampus, and room are in the next spots in the charts.