Dark Waters: Todd Haynes Legal Thriller, Starring Mark Ruffalo

At the specialty box office, Todd Haynes’ legal thriller Dark Waters began its platform release, generating $110,000 from four theaters.

The movie will expand to 100 venues on Wednesday.

Mark Ruffalo and Anne Hathaway star in “Dark Waters,” based on a 2016 New York Times article about the lawyer who took on the Dupont chemical company.

The studio, encouraged by its 91% rating on Rotten Tomatoes and strong exit polls, expects strong showing from audiences during Thanksgiving.

“Clearly, this urgent, heroic story told by acclaimed filmmaker Todd Haynes is really resonating in an incredible way,” said Focus president of distribution Lisa Bunnell.