‘Pigeons’ lands atop exclusives

'Pecker,' 'Lolita' seduce auds

Gramercy’s “Clay Pigeons” hit the bull’s-eye on top of the exclusives roster during its first outing.

The Vince Vaughn starrer bagged $91,354 on eight hunting expeditions in New York and Los Angeles.

Fine Line’s “Pecker” was the second most popular limited-release pic. John Waters’ portrait of a young photographer framed $81,762 in eight galleries on both coasts.

Samuel Goldwyn’s “Lolita” joined the list in third place. Adrian Lyne’s tale about an older man’s infatuation with a young girl seduced $70,364 in six bedrooms in Gotham and L.A.

The following are the weekend grosses of films playing on a limited number of screens in New York and Los Angeles.

New York

“Clay Pigeons” (Gramercy) debuted with $28,378 at the Loews Cineplex Lincoln Square; $14,749 at the Loews Cineplex Village Sevenplex; $9,325 at the Loews Cineplex Chelsea; $7,394 at the Loews Cineplex Manhattan Twin; and $5,136 at the Loews Cineplex State.

“Lolita” (Samuel Goldwyn) debuted with $27,528 at Lincoln Plaza; $19,400 at the City Cinemas Angelika; and $12,422 at the City Cinemas 1, 2 and Third Ave.

“Pecker” (Fine Line) bowed to $20,426 at the City Cinemas Angelika; $19,647 at the Loews Cineplex 19th Street East; $12,774 at the Loews Cineplex Regency; and $6,754 at the Loews Cineplex First and 62nd Street.

“Your Friends and Neighbors” (Gramercy) fell 24% to $11,423 in its sixth at Lincoln Plaza; 38% to $10,194 in its sixth at the Loews Cineplex 19th Street East; 34% to $4,927 in its sixth at the Loews Cineplex First and 62nd Street; and 38% to $3,261 in its fourth at the United Artists East 85th Street. It brought home $2,188 in its first at the Loews Cineplex Waverly Twin.

“Next Stop Wonderland” (Miramax) faded 11% to $9,060 in its sixth at the Loews Cineplex Lincoln Square and 14% to $7,946 in its sixth at the City Cinemas 1, 2 and Third Avenue. It rang up $8,460 in its first at the City Cinemas Village East and $4,131 in its first at the City Cinemas Murray Hill.

“Permanent Midnight” (Artisan) descended 34% to $13,405 in its second at the City Cinemas Angelika and 48% to $12,607 in its second at the Loews Cineplex Lincoln Square.

“A Soldier’s Daughter Never Cries” (October) slipped 10% to $17,358 in its second at the Paris.

“Touch of Evil” (Universal/October re-edit) fell 48% to $16,597 after moving from two screens to one in its third at the Film Forum.

“Without Limits” (Warner Bros.) fell 44% to $7,035 in its third at the Loews Cineplex Lincoln Square and 49% to $4,152 in its third at the Loews Cineplex Village Sevenplex. It rang up $4,056 in its first at the Loews Cineplex 19th Street.

“Skin & Bone” (Jour de Fete) debuted with $9,936 at the Quad.

“Shadrach” (Sony) bowed to $6,050 at the Loews Cineplex Lincoln Square and $3,687 at the Loews Cineplex 19th Street East.

“The Eel” (New Yorker) declined 26% to $6,599 in its sixth at Lincoln Plaza Cinemas and 49% to $2,640 in its sixth at the Quad.

“Monument Ave.” (Lions Gate) debuted with $9,216 at the City Cinemas Angelika.

“The Governess” (Sony Pictures Classics) dropped 21% to $4,394 in its second at the Loews Cineplex First and 62nd Street Twin and 27% to $3,553 in its fourth at the Loews Cineplex Art Greenwich Twin.

“The Opposite of Sex” (Sony Pictures Classics) dropped 23% to $4,712 in its third at the Loews Cineplex Art Greenwich Twin and 4% to $1,974 in its second at the Loews Cineplex 59th Street East.

“A Merry War” (First Look) climbed 26% to $6,496 in its fifth at Lincoln Plaza.

“The Thief” (Stratosphere) rose 114% to $6,113 in its 11th at Lincoln Plaza.

“Unmade Beds” (Chelsea) surrendered 24% to $5,166 in its eighth at the Screening Room.

“Pi” (Artisan) rang up $4,206 in its first at the City Cinemas Village East.

“The Last Big Thing” (Stratosphere) debuted with $4,165 at the City Cinemas Angelika.

“Somewhere in the City” (Artistic License) gave up 56% to $3,112 in its second at the Quad.

“Like It Is” (First Run) fell 69% to $2,232 in its fourth at the Quad.

“Phoenix” (Trimark) rang up $2,100 in its first at the Quad.

“Smoke Signals” (Miramax) rang up $1,612 in its first at the Loews Cineplex First and 62nd Street.

“Buffalo 66” (Lions Gate) brought home $1,405 in its first at the City Cinemas Village East.

“Dirty Laundry” (Artistic License) debuted with $667 at the City Cinemas Murray Hill and $630 at the United Artists 64th and Second Avenue.

“Firelight” (Miramax) lost 89% to $837 in its fourth at the City Cinemas Angelika.

Los Angeles

“Pecker” bowed to $17,488 at the Laemmle Sunset 5; $8,245 at the Laemmle Monica; $4,835 at the AMC Century 14; and $3,093 at the United Artists Westwood.

“Clay Pigeons” debuted with $9,108 at the Loews Cineplex Beverly Center 13; $8,762 at the AMC Century 14; and $8,502 at the AMC Santa Monica 7.

“Permanent Midnight” gave up 45% to $10,202 in its second at the Laemmle Sunset 5; 36% to $8,125 in its second at the Laemmle Monica; and 36% to $5,272 in its second at the AMC Century 14.

“Without Limits” surrendered 40% to $4,592 in its third at the AMC Century 14; 36% to $4,486 in its third at the Mann Criterion 6; and 44% to $2,476 in its third at the Loews Cineplex Beverly Center 13. It brought home $4,232 in its first at the Mann Festival; $2,298 in its first at the Loews Cineplex Marketplace 6; and $1,622 in its first at the Loews Cineplex Universal City 18.

“A Soldier’s Daughter Never Cries” dropped 3% to $5,534 in its second at the Landmark Westside Pavilion; 20% to $4,451 in its second at the Laemmle Sunset 5; and 32% to $3,901 in its second at the Loews Cineplex Broadway.

“Lolita” debuted with $3,754 at the Loews Cineplex Showcase; $3,719 at the Loews Cineplex Broadway; and $3,541 at the Landmark Westside Pavilion.

“Your Friends and Neighbors” declined 31% to $4,792 in its sixth at the Laemmle Sunset 5; 35% to $2,279 in its third at the Mann National; 25% to $1,871 in its fourth at the Loews Cineplex Marketplace; and 73% to $1,043 in its sixth at the Laemmle Monica.

“Next Stop Wonderland” fell 5% to $4,877 in its sixth at the Laemmle Monica; and climbed 12% to $4,360 in its sixth at the Landmark Westside Pavilion.

“Touch of Evil” slipped 34% to $8,363 in its second at the Landmark NuWilshire Twin.

“Shadrach” bowed to $3,632 at the AMC Century 14 and $3,300 at the Mann Criterion 6.

“Monument Ave.” debuted with $2,313 at the Loews Cineplex Broadway, $1,935 at the Loews Cineplex Beverly Center and $1,451 at the Mann Regent.

“Just Write” (Heartland) bowed to $2,869 at the GCC Beverly Connection 6 and $2,187 at the Mann Westwood.

“The Eel” debuted with $3,714 at the Landmark NuWilshire Twin.

“Firelight” faded 29% to $3,186 in its fourth at the Landmark Fine Arts.

“Esmeralda Comes by Night” (Fine Line) declined 27% to $2,245 in its second at the Landmark Westside Pavilion.

“The Chambermaid on the Titanic” (Samuel Goldwyn) sank 37% to $1,961 in its third at the Laemmle Music Hall.

“The Governess” fell 18% to $1,681 in its third at the Laemmle Music Hall.

“The Young Girls of Rochefort” (Miramax) surrendered 39% to $1,434 in its third at the Laemmle Royal.

“Ill-Gotten Gains” (Spats) fell 20% to $1,315 in its second at the Laemmle Music Hall.

“The Opposite of Sex” rang up $751 at the Loews Cineplex Century Plaza.

“Dirty Laundry” cleaned up $139 in its first at the Mann Plaza.

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