Summer Coda posts similar opening to The Tree

25 October, 2010 by IF

By Sam Dallas

Summer Coda has posted similar numbers to Australia/French co-production The Tree in its opening weekend.

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The Richard Gray film, starring Rachael Taylor and Alex Dimitriades, took in $64,307 in its opening weekend, from 24 screens, giving it an average of $2679. This adds to the film's preview screen tally of $7865.

Filmed in and around Mildura, Summer Coda is the first feature film from Victorian production team Revival Film Company.

Dean Francis’ Road Train – which opened in just South Australia last Thursday on seven screens – had a similar opening to Triangle earlier this year, posting $6063, giving it a screen average of just $866.

The $2.2 million film, starring Xavier Samuel and Sophie Lowe, tells the tale of a group of four teenagers on a camping holiday in outback Australia who are the victims of road rage and end up pursued by a driverless road train.

Animal Logic animated movie Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole made an additional $211,755 while teen action flick Tomorrow, When The War Began took in an extra $137,230 during its eight week.

Life As We Know It, which had funding from Village Roadshow, made second spot making $1,934,444 losing to Paranormal Activity 2, which made $2,665,028 across 185 screens.

The Tree made $17,891 from 16 screens in its fourth week while Kiwi movie Boy took in another $44,685.

Film
 Budget
 Distributor
 Opening w/e
 Box Office
Tomorrow …
$27m est.
Paramount
$3,862,193
$13,269,717
Legend of the Guardians
$100m est
Roadshow
$1,363,070
$4,403,850
The Tree
At least $10m
Transmission/Paramount
$69,838
$287,119
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
$1,766,231
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
$628,700
Accidents Happen
$6.5m est.
Hopscotch
$39,721
$157,131
Summer Coda
Jump Street/Sharmill
$64,307
$79,063
Road Train
$2.2m
Pinnacle Films
$6,063
$6,063
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
$51,728
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

Source: MPDAA, INSIDEFILM. Separation City is a NZ film. Bright Star released Dec 26, 2009; tally does not include 2009 box office.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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