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    Box Office: The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes knocks Napoleon off his perch

    This weekend, the Australian box office made $11,597,209, up 3% from last week’s $10,095,728.

    Top Five

    Roadshow’s The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes was back at the top of the Aussie box office this week. Even though it was down 29% from last week’s $3.4M, movie-goers once again flocked to the cinema spending $2.4 million. The film, which is the fifth instalment in the franchise has now made over $14.3M in Australia.

    For its second week of release, Ridley Scott and Sony Pictures’ Napoleon came in at number two. Taking in just over $2M at the local box office. The film was down 50% on last week.

    Taking the number three spot this week was Forum Distribution’s Animal, making its debut. The flick — which was directed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga — took $1.95M at the local box office.

    Coming in at number four and also making its debut in the Aussie charts was Universal’s Trolls Band Together. Bringing in almost $1.7M, the Justin Timberlake-led movie is sure to continue its growth, given that the school holidays are just around the corner.

    Finally, rounding out the top five was Piece of Magic Entertainment’s André Rieu’s White Christmas. Once again, the musician has attracted audiences, taking just over $715k for its debut.

    Top 6 – 10

    Other films in the top 10 this week were Renaissance: A Film by Beyoncé (debut), Saltburn, Godzilla Minus One (debut), The Marvels and Five Nights at Freddy’s.

     

    TOP FIVE

    1. The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes – $2,437,194

    Years before he becomes the tyrannical president of Panem, 18-year-old Coriolanus Snow, remains the last hope for his fading lineage. With the 10th annual Hunger Games fast approaching, the young Snow becomes alarmed when he’s assigned to mentor Lucy Gray Baird from District 12. Uniting their instincts for showmanship and political savvy, they race against time to ultimately reveal who’s a songbird and who’s a snake.

    The film grossed $2,437,194, averaging $5,762 over 423 screens and has made $14,323,380 in Australian cinemas to date.

    2. Napoleon – $2,034,774

    A look at the military commander’s origins and his swift, ruthless climb to Emperor, viewed through the prism of his addictive and often volatile relationship with his wife and one true love, Josephine. Starring Joaquin PhoenixVanessa Kirby and Edouard Philipponnat.

    The film grossed $2,034,774, averaging $3,514 over 579 screens and has made $7,385,843 in Australian cinemas to date.

    3. Animal – $1,958,209

    A son undergoes a remarkable transformation as the bond with his father begins to fracture, and he becomes consumed by a quest for vengeance.

    The film grossed $1,958,209, averaging $16,051 over 122 screens.

    4. Trolls Band Together – $1,699,265

    Poppy discovers that Branch and his four brothers were once part of her favourite boy band. When one of his siblings, Floyd, gets kidnapped by a pair of nefarious villains, Branch and Poppy embark on a harrowing and emotional journey to reunite the other brothers and rescue Floyd from a fate even worse than pop culture obscurity.
     

    The film grossed $1,699,265, averaging $3,924 over 433 screens.

    5. André Rieu’s White Christmas – $715,622

    Immerse yourself in the incomparable Christmas atmosphere of André’s winter wonderland while singing and dancing to timeless Christmas carols, romantic waltzes, and beautiful songs from around the world!
     

    The film grossed $715,622, averaging $3,998 over 179 screens.

    The post Box Office: The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes knocks Napoleon off his perch appeared first on Mediaweek.

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