‘Room’ had the highest screen average at the US Box office last weekend October 29, 2015

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Lenny Abrahamson’s critically adored adaptation of Emma O’Donughue’s page turning best seller, Room, had the best per screen box office performance in the United States last weekend.

The film was released in New York and Los Angeles ahead of its nationwide US expansion on November 6th, and managed to rake in an impressive average of $30,000 per screen across the three days.

Starring Brie Larson, Joan Allen and William H. Macy, Room tells the harrowing story of a young woman (Larson) and her 5-year-old son, Jack (newcomer Jacob Tremblay) who have been locked in a 10-foot by 10-foot single room as prisoners for multiple years. The room is the only home Jack has ever known, but as his curiosity is building alongside his Mothers own desperation, she knows it cannot contain either indefinitely…

An Element Pictures and No Trace Camping production, produced by Ed Guiney and David Gross, the movie was was edited here at Screen Scene by Nathan Nugent, with full sound post taking place here and at Ardmore Sound. Screen Scene also provided all the films VFX.

The film is set to open in the UK and Ireland on January 15.