'Cold in July' moves up to No. 24 on box office

Source: IFC Films
Source: IFC Films

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - Following a debut at No. 47 in the Memorial Day weekend box office, a film based off a Nacogdoches author's novel has reached No. 24.

After debuting in six theaters nationwide last weekend, "Cold in July" was shown in 69 theaters this past weekend.

"Cold" brought in $124,000 over the weekend, bringing its total to $184,000.

The film is based on a novel by Nacogdoches author Joe Lansdale.

"Cold in July" is the story of an East Texas man who runs into trouble with a murderous ex-con and soon finds himself spinning in a web of lies and violence. It stars Michael C. Hall, Sam Sheppard and Don Johnson.

"Maleficent" topped the box office at $70 million.

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