Box Office: Spider-Man continues to dominate, Sing 2 makes a steady climb

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• This weekend the Australian box office made $9.85 million

Spider-Man: No Way Home continues to reign supreme at the Australian box office six weeks since it’s release last year. 

There seems to be no shortage of Spiderman fans keen on watching the latest instalment of the Marvel franchise, which finished the week at $2.15 million – lower than last week at $2.71 million.

Animated musical Sing 2 has taken over the second spot with from Scream 5. The family film out-earned the horror reboot by $1.216 million over $1.17 million.

Over the weekend, the Australian box office made $9.85 million, down 15% from last week’s $11.42 million.

#1 Spider-Man: No Way Home – $2.15 million

Spider-Man’s continued reign at the Australian box office is no surprise as it recently named by No. 6 on the list of all-time top grossing films at the worldwide box office by The Hollywood Reporter.

The film has made $1.69 billion in worldwide ticket sales through to Sunday, surpassing The Lion King ($1.66 billion) and 2015’s Jurassic World ($1.67 billion).

#2 Sing 2 – $1.21 million

The animated family musical bumped itself up to number two in its fifth week of release generating an average of $3,696 on 329 screens. The film now has made a total of $15.73 million.

#3 Scream 5 – $1.17 million

The fifth instalment in the Scream franchise has suffered a slight slip down the rankings two weeks into its release. Over the weekend, it made an average of $4,059 across 289 screens.

#4 Ghostbusters: Afterlife – $757,889

The reboot supernatural film franchise starring Paul Rudd and Finn Wolfhard continued to hold the fourth spot. The film has made a total of $9,420,719 four weeks into its release.

#5 House of Gucci – $698,980

The Ridley Scott-directed drama starring Lady Gaga and Adam Driver also maintains its position in fifth place a month into it’s release. It generated an average of $2,774 across 252 screens.

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