BO Report: Eddie the Eagle soars, Huntsman stalls, Midnight Special debuts

25 April, 2016 by IF

Eddie the Eagle.

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Disney's The Jungle Book continues its charmed run at the Australian box office, dropping only four percent over the weekend to pull in $5.7 million.

At 304 locations across the country, Jon Favreau's film is about to crack $20 million overall.

Next best was Fox's Eddie the Eagle, starring Hugh Jackman and Kingsman's Taron Egerton. Debuting on 274 screens, the comedy-drama has so far taken $3.1 million.

Disney's Zootopia dropped only twelve percent over the weekend, ringing up $1.6 million to bring its cume to $26.2 million after six weeks. 

Universal's Melissa McCarthy vehicle The Boss pulled in $1.5 million in its second week and has now racked up more than $4.5 million.

McCarthy's comedy is performing similiarly to eOne's critically excoriated Allegiant: Part 1, which made $1.4 million over the weekend for total grosses of $4.4 million after two weeks.

On 268 screens, Fox's Kung Fu Panda 3 dropped a mere thirteen percent in its fifth week, bringing its total to $12.3 million, while Universal's Huntsman: Winter's War scored $726,440 over the weekend, for a cume of $6.1 million after three weeks.

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (on 236 screens) has made $14.7 million after five weeks, while WB's Batman V Superman (on 198 screens) has made $29.2 million in the same time, though most of that was in its first week.

Rounding out the top ten was eOne's Eye in the Sky, which made $331,718 over the weekend and has now made over $2 million in five weeks.

Debuting at number eleven was Jeff Nichols' Midnight Special, starring Joel Edgerton and Michael Shannon, which rang up $98,544 at 19 locations (a $5,187 average per screen).

Transmission's Sherpa dropped thirty percent over the weekend to pull in $79,887 on 34 screens, bringing its cume to $836,989 after four weeks, while Roadshow's The Daughter, in its sixth week and still on 50 screens, dropped twenty-five percent to make $51,422 over the weekend

Simon Stone's film has now made $1,610,770 overall.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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