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    Box Office: Wonka delivers another delicious number one spot

    • Wonka back on top
    This weekend, the Australian box office made $17,429,742, down 12% from last week’s $19,545,879.

    TOP 5

    Warner Bro’s Wonka was back on top for its fourth week in cinemas as audiences were once again delighted by a world of pure imagination. The film took $3.3M, down xx% from last week; however, has now made $27M in Australia to date and a delicious $465.9M globally.

    In second place for its second week in cinemas is the Australian-based romcom, Anyone But You. Over the weekend, it took $2.97M, up xx%.

    While in the number one spot for its debut, Warner Bro’s Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom dropped to number three for its second week, bringing in $2.74M. The Jason Momoa-led flick was also down xx% from last weekend.

    In fourth place for a second week in a row was Universal’s Migration, an animated duck flick for the whole family! The film took $1.69M, down xx% from last weekend.

    Crossing the finish line in fifth place for its first week in cinemas is Adam Driver’s Ferrari taking $1.27M. 

    Top 6 – 10

    6. Wish 
    7. Next Goal Wins 
    8. Night Swim
    9. One Life
    10. The Boys in the Boat

    TOP FIVE SUMMARY

    1. Wonka – $3,331,820

    With dreams of opening a shop in a city renowned for its chocolate, a young and poor Willy Wonka (Timothée Chalamet) discovers that the industry is run by a cartel of greedy chocolatiers. The film also stars Hugh GrantRowan Atkinson and Matt Lucas.

    The film grossed $3,331,820, averaging $7,388 over 451 screens and has made $27,109,767 in Australian cinemas to date.

    2. Anyone But You – $2,986,028

    Despite an amazing first date, Bea (Sweeney) and Ben’s (Powell) initial attraction quickly turns sour. However, when they unexpectedly find themselves at a destination wedding in Australia, they pretend to be the perfect couple to keep up appearances.

    The film grossed $2,986,028, averaging $8,364 over 357 screens and has made $9,596,979 in Australian cinemas to date.

    3. Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom – $2,764,247

    After failing to defeat Aquaman (Momoa) for the first time, Black Manta (Yahya Abdul-Mateen II) wields the power of the mythic Black Trident to unleash an ancient and malevolent force. Hoping to end his reign of terror, Aquaman forges an unlikely alliance with his brother, Orm (Patrick Wilson), the former king of Atlantis. Setting aside their differences, they join forces to protect their kingdom and save the world from irreversible destruction.

    The film grossed $2,764,247, averaging $6,489 over 426 screens and has made $13,880,327 in Australian cinemas to date.

    4. Migration – $1,705,703

    A family of ducks decides to leave the safety of a New England pond for an adventurous trip to Jamaica. However, their well-laid plans quickly go awry when they get lost and wind up in New York City. The experience soon inspires them to expand their horizons, open themselves up to new friends, and accomplish more than they ever thought possible.

    The film grossed $1,705,703, averaging $4,765 over 358 screens and has made $7,556,904 in Australian cinemas to date.

    5. Ferrari – $1,275,331

    During the summer of 1957, bankruptcy looms over the company that Enzo Ferrari (Adam Driver) and his wife built 10 years earlier. He decides to roll the dice and wager it all on the iconic Mille Miglia, a treacherous 1,000-mile race across Italy.

    The film grossed $1,275,331, averaging $4,265 over 299 screens.

    The post Box Office: Wonka delivers another delicious number one spot appeared first on Mediaweek.

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