BO Report: Angry Birds fall short of Captain America, Bastille Day flops
Captain America: Civil War is still going strong after three weeks at the Australian box office, dropping thirty-seven percent to gross $3.8 million over the weekend and bring its total box office to $28.7 million.
The superhero blockbuster's closest competitor was The Angry Birds Movie, which debuted on 243 screens and rung up $2.8 million.
Universal's Bad Neighbours 2 is on roughly the same number of screens in its second week, dropping only twenty-nine percent for weekend takings of $1.7 million. The comedy sequel starring Seth Rogen and Zac Efron has so far pulled in close to $4.9 million in Australian cinemas.
Disney's The Jungle Book is still chugging along lucratively after five weeks, and is now sitting on $27.7 million total BO, while Paramount's Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, starring Tina Fey and Margot Robbie, debuted on 172 screens and racked up $818,469.
eOne's Florence Foster Jenkins dropped thirty percent in week two for takings of $605,004 over the weekend, bringing its cume to $1.9 million.
The steepest drop-off belonged to Julia Roberts-Kate Hudson starrer Mother's Day, which fell a whopping seventy-two percent in week three and has now made just over $5 million.
Fox's Eddie the Eagle dropped fifty percent, though it's still on 246 screens and has notched $7.4 million after four weeks, while Idris Elba's Bastille Day debuted on 124 screens and limped to $211,399 off the back of withering reviews.
Icon's The Man Who Knew Infinity, starring Dev Patel and Jeremy Irons, rounded out the top ten, dropping twenty percent in its second week for overall takings of $747,381 from 81 screens.
Matthew Saville's A Month of Sundays is on 46 screens after three weeks, with receipts of $510,522 so far, while Jennifer Peedom's Sherpa is on 24 screens after seven weeks and has passed $1.1 million.