BO Report: AndrÃ© Rieu’s Christmas special, ‘The Founder’, ‘Bad Santa 2’ bow
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them has continued to dominate at the box office, collecting $5.4 million over its second weekend. The Warner Bros title has already amassed $18.1 million so far.
Behind was Cinema Live's André Rieu: Christmas with André, which earned just under $1.1 million from its holiday special screening.
Roadshow's Michael Keaton-starrer The Founder, the story of the origin of McDonald's, has debuted on $867,487 from 243 screens.
Now in its third week, fellow Roadshow title Arrival has fallen 33 per cent to take $778,363, bringing its cume to $5.4 million. Disney's Doctor Strange fell 40 percent over its fifth weekend, taking $723,749 for a cume of $19.2 million so far.
Madman's Bad Santa 2 opened on $587,951 from 208 screens, while Icon's Hacksaw Ridge, now in its fourth week, has taken $5.9 million overall after weekend takings of $554,861. Warner Bros' action thriller The Accountant has totalled $5.1 million after four weeks.
Japanese romantic anime Your Name opened on $354,914 from only 46 screens; the Madman title is earning a healthy screen average of $7,716.
Rounding out the top ten was eOne's Light Between Oceans, on $2.5 million after four weeks.
Joe Cinque's Consolation, on seven screens after seven weeks, has made $180,141 overall. Pinnacle Films' The Legend of Ben Hall, officially released this Thursday after previews, is already on $14,096. Ronin's doco Ella, on two screens, has collected $10,268 after two weeks.