Box Office: Inside Out 2 is Australia’s highest grossing film of 2024 so far

Inside Out 2

This weekend, the Australian box office made $17.9m.


1. Inside Out 2 – $5,999,000 (1)

There seems to be no stopping Disney/Pixar’s Inside Out 2 as it comes in at #1 for a fourth week. Last week, it became the first film since Barbie in 2023 to hit a worldwide gross of $1 billion. The film introduces a new array of emotions for a now-teenage Riley, including Anxiety voiced by Maya Hawke and Envy voiced by Ayo Edebiri.

Coming in first place this week, Inside Out 2 took $5,999,000 in its fourth week, averaging $9,614 over 624 screens.

Total Australian Box Office gross to date: $37,573,160

Synopsis: Joy, Sadness, Anger, Fear, and Disgust have been running a successful operation by all accounts. However, when Anxiety shows up, they aren’t sure how to feel.

2. Despicable Me 4 – $5,847,103 (2)

Steve Carell returns to voice Gru and this time is joined by fellow funnyman Will Ferrell who plays the villain Maxime Le Mal. The Despicable Me franchise is the highest-grossing animated film franchise of all time, grossing a total of more than $4.6 billion. Coming in second place this week, Despicable Me 4 took $5,847,103 in its third week, averaging $10,349 over 565 screens.

Total Australian Box Office gross to date: $24,248,333

Synopsis: Gru welcomes a new member to the family, Gru Jr., who’s intent on tormenting his dad. However, their peaceful existence soon comes crashing down when criminal mastermind Maxime Le Mal escapes from prison and vows revenge against Gru.

3. A Quiet Place: Day One – $2,538,273 (3)

The newest film in the Quiet Place franchise is directed by Michael Sarnoskil, who takes over the reins from the director of the previous two films, John Krasinski. The film is a prequel, documenting the beginning stages of an invasion in New York City by creatures who are drawn to the slightest hint of sound. It stars Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o and Stranger Things star Joesph Quinn. Coming in third place this week, A Quiet Place: Day One took $2,538,273 in its second week, averaging $5,782 over 439 screens.

Total Australian Box Office gross to date: $7,865,317

Synopsis: When New York City comes under attack from an alien invasion, a woman and other survivors try to find a way to safety. They soon learn that they must remain absolutely silent as the mysterious creatures are drawn to the slightest sound.

4. The Bikeriders – $933,838 (debut)

Universal’s The Bikeriders is written and directed by Jeff Nichols. It’s plot is inspired by the photo-book of the same name by Danny Lyon which depicts the lives of the Vandals Motorcycle Clyb, a fictional version of the Outlaws Motorcycle Club. Coming in fourth place this week, The Bikeriders took $933,838 in its first week, averaging $2,993 over 312 screens.

Synopsis: Over the course of a decade, a Midwestern motorcycle club evolves from a gathering place for local outsiders to a sinister gang, threatening the original group’s way of life.

5. Bad Boys: Ride or Die – $646,359 (5)

The new film in the Bad Boys franchise is directed by Adil and Bilall, who are rumoured to be in talks with Marvel to direct the upcoming fourth Spider-Man film, starring Tom Holland. Coming in fifth place this week, Bad Boys: Ride or Die took $646,359 in its fifth week, averaging $2,421 over 267 screens.

Total Australian Box Office gross to date: $12,750,317

Synopsis: When their late police captain gets linked to drug cartels, wisecracking Miami cops Mike Lowrey and Marcus Burnett embark on a dangerous mission to clear his name.

Top 6 – 10

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7. The Garfield Movie
8. Jatt & Juliet 3
9. Midnight Oil: The Hardest Line
10. Horizon: An American Saga – Chapter 1

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