Legend of the Guardians close to $2m in Oz

07 October, 2010 by IF

By Sam Dallas

After a week and a half at the Aussie box office, animation flick Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole has raked in almost $2 million.

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The visually-stunning film, which opened in Victoria and Queensland on September 27 and nation-wide three days later, made $1,363,070 in its opening weekend across 347 screens, giving it a screen average of $3928.

In the US, the film came in at number two behind Despicable Me and has grossed $US31,268,680 after being released on September 24. It had a less-than-expected opening in the US, making $US16,112,211 across 3575 screens.

Aussie/French co-production The Tree, directed by Julie Bertuccelli, took $69,838 across 21 screens in its opening weekend and now has a total tally of $130,142.

Tomorrow, When The War Began made $707,835 across 240 screens, down 15 per cent on the previous weekend ($833,091) and has now taken $11,945,992.

Kiwi flick Boy continues to hang in there, making $83,794 on the weekend making its total tally of $1,552,030 Down Under.

  Australian Films at the box office 2010

Film
 Budget
 Distributor
 Opening w/e
 Box Office
Tomorrow …
$27m est.
Paramount
$3,862,193
$11,945,992
Legend of the Guardians
$100m est
Roadshow
$1,363,070
$1,976,406
The Tree
At least $10m
Transmission/Paramount
$69,838
$130,142
Bran Nue Dae
$6.5m
Roadshow
$1,612,102
$7,637,358
Animal Kingdom
$5m est.
Madman
$604,139
$4,879,642
Beneath Hill 60
$9.5m
Paramount/Transmission
$548,694
$3,209,471
Daybreakers
$20m est.
Hoyts
$1,064,244
$2,448,050
I Love You Too
$6m
Roadshow
$113,483
$2,361,411
Bright Star
$16.7m est.
Roadshow/Hopscotch
$2,157,601
Boy
Paramount/Transmission
$275,026
$1,552,030
Matching Jack
$5m est.
Fox
$258,011
$807,621
The Waiting City
$2m est.
Hopscotch
$136,892
$675,476
South Solitary
$6.5m
Icon
$132,240
$611,801
Accidents Happen
$6.5m est.
Hopscotch
$39,721
$157,131
Love, Lust & Lies
Beyond Entertainment
$20,674
$136,595
Second Hand Wedding
Potential/Arkles
$13,680
$79,967
Lou
Kojo Pictures
$27,371
$59,505
Girl Clock!
$1m
Self-distributed
$8,857
$43,434
Separation City
$4.8m
Hoyts
$15,278
$32,159
Triangle
$8m est.
Icon
$6,081
$11,282
Going Vertical
The Pack/Blue Sea Films
$3,879
$9,699
Savages Crossing
$3.5m
MediaKin/GAP
$4,432
$8,651
The Nothing Men
 
Anchor Bay Films
$4,518
$6,679
Playing For Charlie
$1.2m
The Pack
$2,665
$5,867
The Horseman
$500,000
Umbrella Entertainment
$2,270
$3,328
The Tumbler
The Pack
$203
$358

 

 

 

 

 

 

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