Princess Mononoke 3rd Weekend Figures
The final boxoffice figures are in for The Princess Mononoke during it's 3rd weekend in limited release in North American theaters. This week the the film was added to 9 screens. Ticket sales for Friday through Sunday show the film has grossed $243,040 on 47 screens, averaging about $5,000 a theater, this has dropped it from the number 24 spot to the number 27 position on the Daily Variety Movie chart. Total American gross to-date for the Princess Mononoke is $963,310. The weaker boxoffice figures' effect and possible implications on the future of Hayao Miyazaki's masterpiece in America are currently an issue of great debate among industry analysts and fans alike. Miramax has not yet announced plans for a wider American release.