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Friday, July 6, 2012

Which Indie Films are Winning (and Losing) in 2012? Indiewire's Mid-Year Box Office Report | Filmmakers, Film Industry, Film Festivals, Awards & Movie Reviews | Indiewire

JULY 5, 2012 12:03 PM | BY PETER KNEGT

"At this point last year, the top five specialty releases - "Midnight in Paris," "The Conspirator," "Jane Eyre," "Win Win," and "Cedar Rapids" - had taken in $68.1 million. That was up from $45.2 million in 2010, and just $26.5 million in 2009.

This year, the top five -- "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel," "Moonrise Kingdom," "Salmon Fishing In The Yemen," "Bernie" and "Friends With Kids" -- have taken in $83.2 million. That's in large part thanks to "Marigold" and "Moonrise," which are turning into two of the biggest indie summer breakouts of the past decade...."

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