Capatonda booming: 2 M€ last weekend, best per copy average
by Vittoria Scarpa
- Italiano medio outshone only by Night at the Museum 3, released one day in advance. The second per theatre average is from Turner by Mike Leigh
Success at the box office for Maccio Capatonda and his Italiano medio (lit. An Average Italian): in its first four days on show, the long-awaited cinema debut by the TV and internet star (read article) obtained 2 million euro in takings (1,9720,73, Cinetel data), slightly outshone by Night at the Museum 3 with Ben Stiller and Robin Williams (2,070,454 euro), released one day in advance, on 28 January.
Capatonda’s film earns the best per copy average of the weekend, namely 5,462 euro. The second per theatre average was recorded by Mr Turner [+see also:
interview: Mike Leigh
film profile] by Mike Leigh (5,211 euro, eleventh in the rankings) with Timothy Spall, Best Actor at Cannes 2014.
In third place in the 29 January rankings - 1° February was Unbroken by Angelina Jolie (1,096,354 euro) and in fourth place The Theory of E [+see also:
film profile]verything [+see also:
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film profile] (782,377 euro, fifth place) and Il nome del figlio [+see also:
film profile] (778,575 euro, sixth), and then American Sniper (649,108 euro), which remains the top grosser of the season with 18,123,041 euro, Exodus (609,465 euro), The Imitation Game [+see also:
film profile] (513,354 euro) and John Wick (400,307 euro).
(Translated from Italian)