Box Office: Snowtown and Mrs Carey’s Concert pass $1 million

11 July, 2011 by Amanda Diaz

It's taken eight weeks, but psychological thriller Snowtown has passed the $1 million mark.

The film took in $26,686 over the weekend after gaining an additional screen, bringing its total gross to $1,028,448.

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Feel-good documentary Mrs Carey's Concert also made it over the $1 million line, reaching $1,007,390 after 11 weeks in theatres. It played on 16 screens, making a screen average of $1,241.

Transformers: Dark of the Moon continues to dominate mainstream releases, after having the tenth biggest opening week of all time. Over the weekend, it earned $7,028,510, a 43 per cent drop from last week. It continues to show on 596 screens across the country – with a screen average of $11,793.

Cars 2 remains in second place, taking $2,898,000. Kung Fu Panda 2, Bridesmaids and Mr Popper's Penguins complete the top five.

The latter Jim Carrey comedy experienced a 49 per cent boost, gaining five extra screens and making an average of $8,190 per screen.

In its fifth week, UK-Australian co-production Oranges and Sunshine surpassed $3m, with total takings now $3,070,395. The film took $188,133 over the weekend.

Julia Leigh's Sleeping Beauty has seen a 30 per cent drop, making $31,909 with a screen average of $2,455.

WA thriller Blame took in $2,454, with an average of $818 across three screens.


Source: MPDAA, IF Magazine

 

 

 

 

 

 

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