Box Office: Roadshow’s Civil War debuts in top 5 with $1m

Civil War

This weekend, the Australian box office made $10.5m.

This weekend, the Australian box office made $10,501,244, down -18% from last week’s $12,817,330.


1. Kung Fu Panda 4 – $2,686,748 (1)

Jack Black returns to voice Po, the Dragon Warrior in Universal’s fourth outing of martial arts madness. The film has already made $132.9 million domestically in the US. Staying in first place this week, Kung Fu Panda 4 took $2,686,748 in its third week, averaging $5,866 over 458 screens.

Synopsis: Po goes on a thrilling journey as he dives into the wonders of ancient China. His passion for martial arts and insatiable appetite collide in the most unexpected ways.

2. Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire – $2,002,046 (2)

In the latest entry to Warner Bros.’ Monsterverse, Godzilla and King Kong have decided to put aside their differences from their last battle to team up to take on an undiscovered threat. It hasn’t been too favourable with critics, currently holding a 54% score on Rotten Tomatoes, but on the flip side, holds a strong 93% audience score. The film took $2,002,046 in its third week, averaging $5,094 over 393 screens.

Synopsis: The almighty Kong and the fearsome Godzilla confront a colossal, undiscovered threat that challenges their very existence and ours.

3. Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire – $1,134,928 (3)

The film is a sequel to 2021’s Ghostbusters: Afterlife and serves as a continuation of the 80s films, featuring the return of the original Ghostbusters from the 1984 film. The film took $1,134,928 in its fourth week, averaging $2,895 over 392 screens.

Synopsis: The Spengler family and the original team are back at the iconic NYC firehouse, unveiling a cutting-edge lab to kick ghost-busting up a notch. 

4. Civil War – $1,058,056 (debut)

Roadshow’s Civil War is the newest film from British writer and director Alex Garland who previously directed Ex Machina and Annihilation. Based on a fictional civil war taking place in the US, the film stars Kirsten Dunst as a photojournalist documenting the war across the country. The film took $1,058,056 in its first week, averaging $3,370 over 314 screens.

Synopsis: In the near future, a team of journalists travel across the US during a rapidly escalating civil war that has engulfed the entire nation.

5. Dune: Part Two – $778,132 (4)

Originally scheduled for release at the end of 2023 but delayed due to the SAG-AFTRA strike, Dune: Part Two opened exclusively in theatres, compared to the first film, which opened day and date in theatres and on HBO Max in 2021. The film took $778,132 in its seventh week, averaging $3,215 over 242 screens.

Synopsis: Paul Atreides unites with Chani and the Fremen while seeking revenge against the conspirators who destroyed his family. Facing a choice between the love of his life and the fate of the universe, he must prevent a terrible future only he can foresee.

Top 6 – 10

6. Back to Black
7. Monkey Man
8. Wicked Little Letters
9. Late Night With the Devil
10. Bade Miyan Chote Miyan

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