This weekend, Allen's new film, "To
Allen is coming off the success of last summer's "Midnight in Paris," which ended up being the biggest box office success of the writer-director's career -- not adjusting for inflation. The film earned a best picture nomination at the
"Midnight in Paris" started off with a slightly higher per-theater average than "To Rome With Love" -- $99,834 -- and also earned far more positive critical reviews. Still, Sony Pictures Classics Co-President Michael Barker is optimistic the film will end up being another box office smash for Allen.
“To Rome With Love” will expand to more than 600 theaters on July 6.