The 2011 Top 20 Highest Grossing Independent Film Releases In The U.S.

Possibly the most criminally ignored film in this awards season is the chart topper for the independent releases for 2011 – Woody Allen’s highest grossing film ever MIDNIGHT IN PARIS.

1. Midnight in Paris (Sony Pictures Classics) – $56,341,186
2. The Descendants (Fox Searchlight) – $39,675,000
3. The Tree of Life (Fox Searchlight) – $13,303,319
4. The Conspirator (Roadside Attractions) – $11,538,204
5. Jane Eyre (Focus) – $11,242,660
6. Win Win (Fox Searchlight) – $10,179,275
7. My Week With Marilyn (The Weinstein Company) – $8,964,000
8. Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain (Codeblack) – $7,706,436
9. Sarah’s Key (The Weinstein Company) – $7,693,187
10. Cedar Rapids (Fox Searchlight) – $6,861,102
11. Beginners (Focus) – $5,790,894
12. The Guard (Sony Pictures Classics) – $5,331,189
13. Cave of Forgotten Dreams (Sundance Selects) – $5,256,974
14. Margin Call (Roadside Attractions) – $5,195,529
15. The Artist (The Weinstein Company) – $5,142,000
16. Biutiful (Roadside Attractions) – $5,101,237
17. Atlas Shrugged, Part I (Rocky Mountain) – $4,627,375
18. The Company Men (The Weinstein Company) – $4,441,272
19. Barney’s Version (Sony Pictures Classics) – $4,439,201
20. The Way (PDA) – $4,117,802

Source: indiewire.com/boxoffice – Peter Knegt.