The Australian box office has seen a surge of 19% this weekend off the back of a big opening weekend from the anime film Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train, with the box office making a total of $5.64m.
The other new entry to the top five this week was Boss Level which features Australian actors Mel Gibson and Naomi Watts.
The two films to drop out of the top five over the weekend were Detective Chinatown 3 (three weeks and $965,547) and The Croods: A New Age (10 weeks and $21.06m).
#1 Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train $1,863,296
The anime film had a large release of 201 screens over the weekend and backed it up with an average of $9,270.
#2 The Little Things $968,703
The crime thriller had an average of $3,497 in its second week of release on 277 screens. The film now has a total of $3.15m.
#3 The Dry $435,720
The Dry continues to edge close to the $20m and in the process knocking off Strictly Ballroom to join the top 10 local films of all-time. It’s total now sits at $18.83m after averaging $1,424 on 306 screens over the weekend.
#4 Boss Level $409,303
The action film about a former soldier stuck in a time loop averaged $1,705 on 240 screens in its first week of release.
#5 Penguin Bloom $291,899
The Aussie drama averaged $960 on 304 screens, with its total now at $6.82m.