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‘Phoenix’ And ‘Samba’ Bow As ‘Irrational Man’ And ‘Mr. Holmes’ Expand

Deadline: Two new Specialty debuts managed decent bows in a weekend dominated by studio releases. Sundance Selects opened German director Christian Petzold’s Phoenix in a pair of locations Friday, while Broad Green Pictures did the same for its third release, Samba by French filmmakers Olivier Nakache and Eric Toledano, the duo behind the2012 international box office hit The Intouchables. Pantelion/Lionsgate, meanwhile, opened thriller The Vatican Tapes with over several hundred runs in a soft start. Sony Pictures Classics added 23 theaters for Woody Allen’s latest, Irrational Man, in its second weekend, holding solid results, while Roadside Attractions/Miramax nearly doubled the number of theaters for Mr. Holmes, which landed at No. 9 in the overall box office.

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