Legend of the Guardians down on opening weekend

12 October, 2010 by IF

By Sam Dallas

Animal Logic animation flick Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’hoole’s box office dollars for its second weekend were down 30 per cent.

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The visually-stunning film, directed by Zack Snyder (300, Watchmen), took $954,513 in its second weekend Down Under from 350 screens, giving it a screen average of $2727. It's now taken almost $3.5 million.

In its opening weekend it made $1.3 million but came second behind popular animated comedy Despicable Me.

In the US, it dropped 36.7 per cent, making $US6,888,019 across 3225, according to Box Office Mojo.

Australian/French co-production The Tree continued to do okay making $49,030 from 19 screens.

Tomorrow, When The War Began raked in another $474,501, however its 33 per cent down on last week ($711,841). It's now made $12,651,407 nation-wide.

Julia Roberts’ Eat Pray Love dominated the Aussie box office in its opening weekend, making $3,473,338 across 328 screens, giving it a healthy screen average of $10,589.

  Aussie films at the 2010 box office

Film
 Budget
 Distributor
 Opening w/e
 Box Office
Tomorrow …
$27m est.
Paramount
$3,862,193
$12,651,407
Legend of the Guardians
$100m est
Roadshow
$1,363,070
$3,499,011
The Tree
At least $10m
Transmission/Paramount
$69,838
$203,014
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
$1,626,170
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
$622,334
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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