BO Report: ‘Arrival’ and ‘Nocturnal Animals’ bow
Amy Adams in 'Arrival'.
Doctor Strange continues to hold the number one position at the box office, ringing up $2.6 million in its third weekend on screens. The Disney title has amassed $16 million so far.
Debuting just behind was Roadshow's Arrival; the sci-fi drama starring Amy Adams taking $2.2 million.
Icon's Hacksaw Ridge dropped 20 per cent over its second weekend to take $1.3 million. The film, which marks Mel Gibson's return to directing after a 10 year hiatus, has grossed $3.6 million overall.
Also in its second week, Warner Bros' The Accountant took $1.14 million; a fall of 27 per cent. The Gavin O'Connor action thriller starring Ben Affleck has a cume of $3.3 million.
No other films managed to cracked the million dollar mark over the weekend, with Universal's Tom Ford thriller Nocturnal Animals – also starring Amy Adams – bowing on $599,194.
Just behind it was eOne's Australia-shot The Light Between Oceans, now in its second week. The romantic period drama earned $525,016, a drop of 20 per cent, taking its cume to $1.6 million. Fellow eOne title The Girl on the Train dropped 39 per cent to make $463,285. It sits on $15.1 million after six weeks.
Paramount's Jack Reacher: Never Go Back sits on $6 million after four weeks, while Fox's Keeping Up With the Joneses is on $2.8 million after the same amount of time.
Warner Bros' Storks has snuck back into the top ten, making $127,077 over the weekend – up 58 per cent. The animated family film has made $8.2 million after eight weeks on screens .
Cinema Live's Australian Ballet: Cinderella debuted on $8,286 from 13 screens. Joe Cinque's Consolation, still showing on seven screens, has made $170,080 after five weeks. Transmission's Embrace is still showing on nine screens after 15 weeks, and has made $269,557 overall.