BO Report: Bad Neighbours 2 barely makes a dent in the Civil War juggernaut

08 May, 2016 by Harry Windsor

Zac Efron and Seth Rogen in Bad Neighbours 2.


Captain America: Civil War rang up more than $6 million over the weekend, dropping fifty-seven percent in its second week to bring its cume to $23.3 million.

The superhero extravaganza's closest competitor was Bad Neighbours 2, starring Seth Rogen, Rose Byrne and Zac Efron, which debuted with $2.4 million on 251 screens.

Mother's Day, starring Julia Roberts and Kate Hudson, came in third, dropping sixty-nine percent for around $2 million over the weekend. Garry Marshall's film has pulled in around $4.1 million after two weeks.

Jon Favreau's The Jungle Book dropped forty-one percent in its fourth week, racking up $1.4 million over the weekend to bring its total to $26.5 million.

eOne's Florence Foster Jenkins, starring Hugh Grant and Meryl Streep, debuted on 261 screens to the tune of $896,976, while Fox's Eddie the Eagle dropped only thirty-nine percent in its third week to bring its cume to $6.8 million.

Icon's The Man Who Knew Infinity debuted on 84 screens and made $456,248 in its first week, while Melissa McCarthy's The Boss dropped sixty-seven percent and is now sitting on just over $6 million after four weeks.

The highest per-cinema average after Civil War belonged to 24, an Indian science-fiction thriller which averaged $11,003 on each of its 17 screens and made $187,047 in its first week.

That's slightly more than Shakespeare Live! From the RSC has made on 50 screens, with first-week takings of $180,544.

The highest-grossing Australian flick was Matt Saville's A Month of Sundays, which dropped thirty-seven percent in week two to ring up $108,678 over the weekend, bringing its total takings to $374,329.

Next best was Jen Peedom's Sherpa, which is still on 29 screens after six weeks and has made $1,065,026, dropping forty percent last week to jot up $36,977.

Paul Ireland's Pawno has made $128,958 after three weeks, while Simon Stone's The Daughter has made close to $1.7 million after eight.