BO Report: The Secret Life of Pets back on top as Storks debuts

26 September, 2016 by Jackie Keast



The Secret Life of Pets has reclaimed the box office top spot, ringing up almost $3.4 million over the weekend. Now in its third week and showing on 306 screens, the animated Universal film has made $17.9 million overall.

Behind it was last week's number one, fellow Universal title Bridget Jones's Baby. The romantic comedy slipped 24 per cent over its second weekend, bringing in $2.8 million from 299 screens, and now sits on a total of $10.3 million.

Roadshow's Sully fell 22 per cent in its third week to ring up just under $1.7 million. The Clint Eastwood drama has made $8.96 million so far.

WB's animated outing Storks debuted this week on 243 screens, taking $1.3 million. Fellow family title, Disney's Pete's Dragon, was up 4 per cent over its second weekend with $1.04 million. The David Lowery film has made just over $3 million overall.

Behind was another – very different – Disney film, Oliver Stone's Snowden. It debuted on $548,408 from 81 screens; a screen average of $6,770.

Roadshow's Nerve had a 4 per cent boost over its fourth weekend, ringing up $487,184. The techno-thriller now has a cume of $3.5 million.

Roadshow's Blair Witch took $443,829 in its second week – a fall of 37 per cent – and now sits on almost $1.5 million overall.

Sony's Don't Breathe fell 23 per cent in its fourth week; bringing in $408,781. The Fede Alvarez horror film has now made $4.2 million.

Rounding out the top ten was StudioCanal documentary The Beatles: Eight Days A Week, now on $1.6 million after two weeks on screens.

The top Aussie title of the week was Sony's Spin Out, which took in $142,672 from its second weekend. Tim Ferguson and Marc Gracie's romantic comedy, showing on 177 screens, has taken $529,295 overall.

Umbrella's Girl Asleep, showing on 23 screens, took $16,653 over its third weekend to bring its cume to $159,999 overall.

StudioCanal's Down Under, still showing on seven screens, has made $161,496 after seven weeks, while Transmission's Embrace, showing on 14 screens, sits on $238,998 after eight weeks.

Transmission's Goldstone, still on three screens after 12 weeks, has a cume of $806,745.