Box Office: Inside Out 2 opens with second-largest debut of 2024

Inside Out 2

This weekend, the Australian box office made $13.8m.


1. Inside Out 2 – $8,338,490 (debut)

Disney/Pixar’s Inside Out 2 opened with the second biggest debut of the year, falling a touch short to Dune: Part Two’s $8,610,408 debut in March. 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 $8,338,490 in its first week, averaging $12,731 over 655 screens.

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. Bad Boys: Ride or Die – $2,472,533 (1)

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 second place this week, Bad Boys: Ride or Die took $2,472,533 in its second week, averaging $4,995 over 495 screens.

Total Australian Box Office gross to date: $8,049,986

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.

3. The Garfield Movie – $833,753 (2)

Sony’s newest iteration of the Monday-hating, lasagna-loving cat is voiced by Chris Pratt, who is now known as Garfield, Star-Lord in the MCU, and the voice of Mario in the Super Mario animated films. Coming in third place this week, The Garfield Movie took $833,753 in its third week, averaging $2,259 over 369 screens.

Total Australian Box Office gross to date: $7,344,980

Synopsis: After an unexpected reunion with his long-lost father, the street cat Vic, Garfield is forced to leave his very comfortable life with Harald behind. Together with Vic and Odie, he plans a crazy robbery.

4. Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga – $541,578 (3)

Warner Bros’ Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga is its newest entry into the Australian-set, post-apocalyptic franchise. Directed by George Miller, the film is a prequel to 2015’s Mad Max: Fury Road, a film that was nominated for 10 Academy Awards and won 6 of them. In a running theme for the 2024 box office, this film was also partially shot in Australia, with some filming taking place in the small NSW towns of Hay and Silverton.

Coming in fourth place this week, Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga took $541,578 in its fourth week, averaging $1,764 over 307 screens.

Total Australian Box Office gross to date: $9,201,760

Synopsis: Snatched from the Green Place of Many Mothers, young Furiosa falls into the hands of a great biker horde led by the warlord Dementus. Sweeping through the Wasteland, they come across the Citadel, presided over by the Immortan Joe. As the two tyrants fight for dominance, Furiosa soon finds herself in a nonstop battle to make her way home.

5. IF – $330,735 (4)

Actor and Director John Krasinski is taking off his horror (A Quiet Place) directing cap and putting on his family/comedic directing cap with Paramount’s IF. The film took $330,735 in its fifth week, averaging $1,160 over 285 screens.

Total Australian Box Office gross to date: $8,609,593

Synopsis: After discovering she can see everyone’s imaginary friends, a girl embarks on an adventure to reconnect forgotten IFs with their kids.

Top 6 – 10

6. The Exorcism
7. Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes
8. The Watchers
9. The Fall Guy
10. The Way, My Way

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