BO Report: The Girl on the Train steams ahead

09 October, 2016 by Jackie Keast

The Girl on the Train.

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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.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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