Box Office: Vin Diesel’s new action flick shoots to the top of the box office

This week’s decline is despite three new releases joining the top five of the Australian box office

The new Vin diesel action film Bloodshot has topped a quiet weekend at the Australian box office which declined 22% on last weekend’s revenue after making a total of $6.14m.

This decline is despite three new releases joining the top five of the Australian box office this week with the aforementioned Bloodshot joined by Military Wives and Chal Mera Putt 2. Popular anime franchise My Hero Academia’s film My Hero Academia: Hero’s Rising just missed out after making $358,967.

The two films to drop out of the top five where The Call of the Wild which made $2.47m over four weeks of release to date, and the highest grossing Australian film of the year Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears which has made $2.88m over three weeks.

#1 Bloodshot $1.41m

The film based on the Valiant Comics series of the same name may be the best bet that Australian audiences have to get a dose of Vin Diesel action this year with Fast and Furious 9 delayed till next year due to the coronavirus. The film was the most screened movie in the country with 346 screens as it averaged $4,081.

#2 The Invisible Man $1.08m

Directed by Australian Leigh Whannell the remake of the classic horror film continues to be visible to Australian audiences as they continue to walk into theatres. The film averaged $3,958 on 273 screens with its total now sitting at $7.25m.

#3 Sonic the Hedgehog $668,376 

After five weeks of release, the major motion picture adaption of the famed video game character now has a total of $11.87m. This follows a weekend where the film averaged $2,250 on 297 screens.

#4 Military Wives $404,099

The film that was inspired by the true story of the Military Wives Choirs which is a network of 75 choirs in British military bases across the UK and overseas opened its run in Australia with an average of $1,579 on 256 screens.

#5 Chal Mera Putt 2 $391,757 

The Punjabi-language comedy-drama directed by Janjot Singh had an average of $6,319 in its first week of release on 62 screens.

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