Box Office: Bad Boys stays on top as Dolittle moves up

• A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood and Like a Boss were unable to crack the top five in their first week of release

For the first time this year, no new films were able to enter the top five of the Australian box office this weekend, with Bad Boys For Life once again finishing at #1.

The two films that had the greatest chance at cracking the top five were the new releases A Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood which made $880,393, and Like a Boss which made $809,265.

Overall the Australian box office made $17.34m this weekend which was a 31% decline.

#1 Bad Boys For Life $3.49m

The third film in the Bad Boys franchise has continued its strong start with a second week on top of the Australian box office making an average of $9,421 on 371 screens, bringing its total to $11.09m.

#2 Dolittle $2.23m

In its second week of release, the latest rendition of Dr. Dolittle films based on the novel The Voyages of Dr. Dolittle has moved up to the #2 spot bringing its total to $7.46m after making an average of $6,742 on 331 screens.

#3 1917 $2.09m

The Sam Mendes directed war film has brought its total to $13.82m after another strong week, making an average of $7,548 on 277 screens.

#4 Jumanji: The Next Level $1.37m

The boxing day hit has continued to generate revenue five weeks after its release with its total now sitting at a very strong $43.61m. The film made an average of $4,336 on 318 screens this past weekend.

#5 Bombshell $912,051

The film based on the real-life sex scandal at Fox News has spent a second week in the top five as it averaged $4,203 on 217 screens.

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