This weekend, the Australian box office made $8,563,842, down 1% from last week’s $8,690,509.
Debuting in the top spot was Killers of the Flower Moon, Martin Scorsese‘s newest western crime drama. Set in the 1920s, the story begins as members of the Osage Native American tribe of Osage County, Oklahoma, are murdered after oil is found on their land. After the crimes are committed, the FBI gets involved.
Last week’s top movie, Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour drops to second this week, with Hindi release Leo coming in at third.
Dropping from second to fourth, The Exorcist: Believer gave audiences the chills, while The Creator rounds out the top five.
Falling out of the top five this week were PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie and Saw X.
To be released in the coming week is Dumb Money, the story of fortunes made and lost overnight in the David-vs.-Goliath GameStop short squeeze that may have changed Wall Street forever.
This week will also see Five Nights at Freddy’s released. The horror game phenomenon becomes a blood-chilling cinematic event, as Blumhouse – the producer of M3GAN, The Black Phone and The Invisible Man – brings the film adaptation to the big screen.
1. Killers of the Flower Moon – $2,205,891
Coming in first place, new release Killers of the Flower Moon took $2.21 million in its first weekend of release. Critics and audiences alike are providing strong positive reviews with a Rotten Tomatoes critics score of 92% and audience score of 84% currently. The film averaged $5,474 over 403 screens.
2. Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour – $2,139,263
Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour took $2.14 million in its second weekend of release, bringing its cumulative Australian box office to $5.95 million to date. This week, it averaged $5,499 over 389 screens
3. Leo – $1,162,485
Coming in at #3, Hindi release Leo brought in $1.16 million in its opening weekend, averaging $8,424 over 138 screens.
4. The Exorcist: Believer – $388,084
In its third week of release, The Exorcist: Believer took $388,084, bringing its current cumulative box office to $2.79 million to date in Australia. This week it averaged $1,578 over 246 screens.
5. The Creator – $360,194
The Creator brought in $360,194 over the weekend which brings its cumulative box office takings to $4.92 million to date after four weeks of release. This week it averaged $1,177 over 306 screens.
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