Danny Boyle's critically-acclaimed new film SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE was released in North America this weekend in limited release and scored the highest average gross by far of any film at the box office. The film will expand this Friday, November 21, from 10 to approximately 32 theaters including openings in ten new cities – Baltimore, Boston, Dallas, Denver, Minneapolis, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Diego, Seattle, and Vancouver. Official studio estimates are below from Fox
SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE – opening weekend estimate (Nov 14-16)
Theaters: 10 (NY/LA/SF/DC/Chicago/Toronto)
Weekend gross: $350,434
Per-theater Average: $35,043
Total gross: $418,131 (since opening on Wednesday, November 12)
See our interview with lead actress Freida Pinto .