BO Report: The Girl on the Train steams ahead

09 October, 2016 by Jackie Keast

The Girl on the Train.


eOne's The Girl on the Train has debuted on top of the Aussie box office, ringing up just under $4 million from on 272 screens; an average of $14,682.

Behind it was last week's number one, Fox's Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. The latest Tim Burton outing took $2.1 million from 263 screens over its second weekend – a fall of 47 per cent – and has made $8 million overall.

Roadshow's disaster title Deepwater Horizon has bowed on 239 screens to take $1.7 million.

Now in its fifth week, Universal's The Secret Life of Pets is still on 316 screens. However, it tumbled 54 per cent this week, ringing up $1.5 million. The animated family comedy has made a whopping $27.7 million so far.

Sony's The Magnificent Seven, now in its second week, fell 58 per cent to take $1.3 million. The Antoine Fuqua film has a cume of $6.4 million.

Warner Bros' Storks fell 44 per cent over its third weekend to bring in $1.04 million, taking its cume to $6.9 million.

Now in its fourth week, Universal's Bridget Jones's Baby tumbled 50 per cent to make $889,512. The Renee Zellweger film has made $15.4 million overall.

Disney's Pete’s Dragon sits on $6.6 million after four weeks, while Roadshow's Sully is now on $12.1 million after five.

Rounding out the top ten was Magnum Films' Operation Mekong, which debuted on an impressive $319,239 from just 13 screens. The Chinese-Hong Kong action film had the highest screen average of the week: $24,557.

Crossroads' Hillsong: Let Hope Rise, a US-produced doco which chronicles the Australian Christian band's international journey, fell just short of the top ten, making $199,435 from 18 screens.

The best performing Australian film of the week was CinemaLive's Australian Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty, debuting on 18 screens and ringing up $19,149.

Spin Out, now in its fourth week, has made $668,223. Girl Asleep, now in its fifth, sits on $199,453.