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‘Lock, Stock’ smokin’ atop exclusives roster

Oscar-winning 'Monsters,' follows; 'Station' close in third

NEW YORK — Gramercy’s “Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels” remained on top of the exclusives roster in its third week.

The black comedy took aim at $69,939 in front of seven firing squads.

Lions Gate’s “Gods and Monsters” was the second most popular limited-release film with receipts of $33,801 on four screens.

Sony Pictures Classics’ “Central Station” was close behind in third place with grosses of $33,007 from four journeys.

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

New York

“Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels” (Gramercy) slid 21% to $17,462 in its third at the Loews Cineplex Lincoln Square, 33% to $14,815 in its third at the Loews Cineplex Village Sevenplex and 32% to $9,490 in its third at the Clearview First and 62nd Street.

“Central Station” (Sony Pictures Classics) gained 2% to $12,994 in its 18th at Lincoln Plaza and 10% to $7,920 in its 13th at the Quad. It declined 9% to $6,121 in its sixth at the City Cinemas Eastside Playhouse.

“Gods and Monsters” (Lions Gate) climbed 77% to $12,581 in its second at the Clearview 62nd Street and Broadway and 13% to $3,985 in its third at the Clearview Chelsea. It slid 3% to $9,638 in its 20th at the Quad.

“Hilary and Jackie” (October) climbed 7% to $9,413 in its 12th at Lincoln Plaza. It was unchanged at $7,027 in its 12th at the United Artists Union Square.

“The Harmonists” (Miramax) dropped 12% to $9,462 in its second at Lincoln Plaza and 25% to $4,538 in its second at the City Cinemas Angelika.

“The School of Flesh” (Stratosphere) declined 26% to $8,257 in its fourth at Lincoln Plaza and 7% to $5,004 in its fourth at the Cinema Village.

“Tango” (Sony Pictures Classics) fell 2% to $9,886 in its sixth at Lincoln Plaza.

“20 Dates” (Fox Searchlight) gave up 15% to $7,169 in its fourth at the United Artists Union Square.

“I Stand Alone” (Strand) bowed to $6,955 at the Film Forum.

“Dancemaker” (Artistic License) brought home $6,917 in its first at the Film Forum.

“Relax … It’s Just Sex” (Jour de Fete) sacrificed 31% to $6,120 in its third at the Quad.

“Children of Heaven” (Miramax) rang up $4,794 in its first at the City Cinemas Angelika.

“Devil’s Island” (Artistic License) declined 32% to $3,923 in its second at the City Cinemas Angelika.

“Little Voice” (Miramax) gave up 14% to $2,128 in its second at the City Cinemas Sutton.

“Sparkler” (Strand) bowed to $1,370 at the Quad.

“The Rook” (Attitude) debuted with $1,348 at the Screening Room.

Los Angeles

“Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels” fell 30% to $8,961 in its third at the Mann Criterion, 49% to $8,938 in its third at the Laemmle Sunset 5 and 32% to $5,573 in its third at the AMC Century 14. It brought home $4,700 in its first at the Mann Plaza Westwood.

“20 Dates” slipped 24% to $5,443 in its fourth at the Mann Criterion and 51% to $3,224 in its fourth at the Laemmle Sunset 5.

“Relax … It’s Just Sex” gave up 26% to $8,233 in its second at the Laemmle Sunset 5.

“Gods and Monsters” fell 51% to $7,597 in its fifth at the Loews Cineplex Showcase.

“Central Station” slid 8% to $5,972 in its 17th at the Landmark Westside Pavilion.

“Children of Heaven” gave up 50% to $5,069 in its ninth at the Laemmle Music Hall.

“Tango” dropped 16% to $4,753 in its sixth at the Laemmle Royal.

“The Mirror” (Cowboy Booking) bowed to $4,308 in its first at the Landmark Nuart.

“Dancemaker” lost 26% to $4,129 in its second at the Landmark Westside Pavilion.

“The Harmonists” declined 30% to $2,234 in its second at the Laemmle Music Hall and 43% to $1,872 in its second at the Landmark NuWilshire Twin.

“Little Voice” faded 21% to $2,824 in its 14th at the Laemmle Monica.

“The School of Flesh” sacrificed 43% to $2,562 in its second at the Landmark NuWilshire.

“Hilary and Jackie” fell 7% to $1,906 in its second at the Laemmle Monica.

“The Apple” (New Yorker) fell 46% to $1,535 in its third at the Laemmle Music Hall.

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