The Australian box office has undertaken a drastic makeover this past weekend with three new releases joining the top five.
The freshman entries are led by the Australian flick Rams which stars screen legends, Sam Neill and Michael Caton. The other new entries are the supernatural film The Craft: Legacy and the horror film The Empty Man.
The movies to drop out of the top five are Never Too Late and Tenet which finally ended its run in the top five after 10 weeks of release and amassing $11.99m to date (the highest since Covid-19 lockdowns were lifted).
Overall the box office saw a 4% increase in revenue, making a total of $2.57m.
#1 Rams $809,177
Neill and Caton star as two estranged brothers who have been at war for years by raising separate flocks of sheep but are forced to work together to defy the authorities. Audiences have responded to the local legends with an average of $2,715 on 298 screens.
#2 Honest Thief $511,090
The Liam Neeson action film has slipped down one spot in its second week of release after averaging $2,086 on 245 screens. The film now has a total of $1.43m.
#3 The Craft: Legacy $235,996
The soft reboot/sequel to the 1996 film The Craft finds itself being released in Aussie theatres after being released via on-demand in the states on October 28. The film averaged $1,204 on 196 screens.
#4 Trolls World Tour $205,909
After 10 weeks, Trolls World Tour continues to find itself in the top five after averaging $1,211 on 170 screens. The film has now accrued $7.33m in revenue as it continues to establish itself as the clear #2 film, behind Tenet, since cinemas reopened.
#5 The Empty Man $139,543
Off the back of Halloween, the horror film finds itself in the Australian box office top five, averaging $895 on 156 screens.