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Specialized box office: 'Cantinflas' open strong, 'Chef' hits $30 million
Specialized box office: 'Cantinflas' open strong, 'Chef' hits $30 million

The Spanish-language film “Cantinflas,” a bio-pic of the beloved Mexican film star of the same name, brought in an estimated $2.6 million Friday through Sunday in 382 locations, for a strong per-screen average of $6,872. The film is the latest release from the company Pantelion, which targets Latino audiences in the U.S. The company had an even larger success this time last year with “Instructions Not Included.” Another bright spot this weekend was Jon Favreau’s “Chef,” which brought in an estimated $664,000 on 757 screens Friday through Sunday, with an additional $198,000 projected for Monday. That would raise its cumulative total to $30.4...

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