Spotlight's Oscar Victory Boosts Worldwide Box Office
After its victory at the Oscars, being proclaimed as Best Picture for 2015, Spotlight has received a well earned box office thrust, seeing increased numbers in both domestic and foreign markets.
The boost comes despite the film's availability on home media since Feb 23, which is impressive to say the least. "It's a movie that a lot of people want to see in theaters," chief marketing officer for Open Road, Jason Cassidy, said. "It's a profoundly emotional experience that people respond to when they see it on the big screen."
The film has been the best or second best performer in many theaters, and overseas the film took another $5.8 million at the box office, supplying it an increase of over 100% from the weekend before it. Its foreign take sits at $33.2 million.