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Horror movie ‘The Weekend’ is the top small North American box office – variety

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IFC’s horror movie “The Reached” is leading the small weekend box office with an estimated 186,000 in 59 movie theaters. During the Friday-Sunday period it grossed a respectable $ 3,153 per theater average.

According to ComScore, North American theaters currently have 348 out of 400 open, including 1 American9 drive-in. Last week, marked by a significant increase in their popularity and accessibility during the coronavirus crisis, only 21 drive-ins were exposed. Most movie theaters across the country are still closed due to the virus outbreak. The IFC is the total box office reporting this weekend

“The Reached”, which premiered at the 2012 Fantasia International Film Festival, has received a total of $ 548,609 in mail since its launch on May 1 in Montclair, California, with 11 drive-ins, including Mission Tiki, where it had its unofficial premiere. Written and directed by Brett Pierce and Drew T. Pierce, “The Reached” follows a little boy who discovers an evil sorceress in a nearby forest. Actors include John-Paul Howard, Piper Carda, Jarah Mahler, Aji Tesfai and Jamison Jones.

“A horror movie, a big screen, a communal experience; These three things go perfectly together and movie fans have found a friend at IFC who is an organization that is committed to the COVID-19-year-old drama show model, providing ‘The Rached’ to hungry patrons outside the company. Entertainment despite the number of options, ”said Paul Dargarabedian, senior media analyst at ComScore.

There are now 179 brick-and-mortar theaters open in states where governments are simplifying social distance rules, including Arkansas, Georgia, Oklahoma, South Dakota and Texas. Many studios have opted to delay the release of big titles or open them on digital platforms, such as Warner Bros.’s “Scoob,” which launched on May 15th.

Paramount announced this weekend that it has won the drama-comedy “Mighty Oak” to be released on June 5 in North American movie theaters and drive-ins. With plans to launch nationwide, Solstice Studios will also open Russell Crowe’s thriller “Unhinged” on July 1. Fathom Events and Screen Media unveiled plans to launch the war thriller “The Outpost” in 200 locations on July 2.

Most theaters are not expected to open until mid-summer, and no major releases will begin except for Christopher Nolan’s “Tenet” on July 17. However, the guidelines in the shelter are probably still in effect, it will be able to maintain that vague “tenet” that date.

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