By Tom Brueggemann | Thompson on Hollywood February 16, 2014 at 4:44PM
"Philomena" (Weinstein), which expanded to 1,225 theaters (+721) as that companies top (if long-shot) contender this year, is now at $30.5 million. Their "August: Osage County" is now at $35.7 million, though losing theaters quickly now (it will end up short of $40 million).
"Her" (Warner Bros.) is at $23.3 million.
"12 Years a Slave" (Fox Searchlight), the best grossing of 2013's arthouse openers, is now at $48.2 million.
"Nebraska" (Paramount) is up to $15.8 million.
"Dallas Buyers Club" (Focus) has reached $23.4 million.
The not remotely specialized (but acclaimed of course) "Gravity," to put this all in context, playing in fewer theaters than most of these, grossed $1 million more this weekend, ahead of all but "Philomena," which played in more than three times as many theaters.