Box Office: Shia Labeouf’s ‘The Tax Collector’ Takes In $317,000
“The Tax Collector,” an action film directed by David Ayer and starring Shia Labeouf, generated $317,000 at the box office when it debuted in 129 theaters in the United States.The movie, from Rlje Films, brought in $2,457 from each location — a mix of drive-in venues and traditional theaters.
At the Vineland Drive-In in Los Angeles, “The Tax Collector” notched the highest single-day grosses since the theater reopened.Next weekend, the film will expand to more drive-ins and brick-and-mortar theaters that have reopened.
There are currently 1,195 movie theater locations open in North America, and of those, 229 are drive-ins.On premium video-on-demand services, “The Tax Collector” ranked among the top purchases on many platforms, including Google, iTunes, Amazon and FandangoNow, with reports that it pulled in around $1 million in VOD sales.In the film, Labeouf and Bobby Soto play two gang enforcers named Creeper and David who work for a crime lord.
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