Box Office: Bad Boys still #1 as Midway joins the top 5

• The Grudge also joined the top five

Bad Boys for Life has made it three weeks in a row on top of the Australian box office with a weekend total of $2.09m, bringing its overall revenue to $14.65m.

There were two new releases this week that entered the top five with World War II film Midway ($1.14m), and horror sequel The Grudge ($695,437) taking the place of Bombshell (four weeks, $4.93m) and Jumanji: The Next Level (six weeks, $44.89m).

It was a fairly quiet weekend at the box office making $12.65m which equates to a 27% decline on last weekend’s total.

#1 Bad Boys for Life $2.09m 

The third film in the Bad Boys franchise has continued its strong run in Australian theatres averaging $5,959 on 351 screens this past weekend.

#2 1917 $1.67m

The Sam Mendes World War I film continues to perform well in the midst of its Academy Awards push as it averaged $5,624 on 297 screens this weekend bringing its total to $16.64m. The movie was a big winner at the BAFTAS.

#3 Midway $1.14m

The second war film to make the top five this week is based on Pearl Harbour and the battle of Midway and stars a large ensemble cast of Ed Skrein, Patrick Wilson, Luke Evans, Aaron Eckhart, Nick Jonas, Mandy Moore, Dennis Quaid, Tadanobu Asano, and Woody Harrelson. The film averaged $4,068 on 282 screens in its first weekend of release.

#4 Dolittle $1.105m

In its third week of release, the latest rendition of Dr. Dolittle is edging closer to the $10m threshold with a total of $9.60m. The film averaged $3,598 on 294 screens.

#5 The Grudge $695,437

The latest entry to The Grudge franchise and the first since 2009 has made it into the top five in its week of release averaging $4,091 on 170 screens.

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