Amy Schumer’s new film I Feel Pretty tops Australian weekend box office

Amy Schumer’s latest film, I Feel Pretty, topped the local weekend box office, knocking Rampage out of the top spot after just one week.

Over the weekend, I Feel Pretty achieved almost $2.5m in earnings, across 334 screens. It is based on the story of a woman who struggles with insecurity and inadequacy, until she hits her head and wakes up believing she is the most beautiful and capable person on the planet.

In the US, it made $16m on its first weekend.

Locally it was enough to knock Rampage, which made an additional $1.98m, out of the top spot. Since the premiere, Dwayne Johnson’s film has made $6.360m.

Meanwhile Sony’s Peter Rabbit and Paramount’s A Quiet Place grossed $1.844m and $1.733m respectively.

The additional $1.844m for Peter Rabbit brought its total earnings to $22.918m.

Another new film this week was The Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Pie Society. It tells the story of a writer who forms a bond with residents of an island after World War II. According to the Motion Picture Distributors Association of Australia report, it made $1.139m on its first weekend, across 225 screens.

Title (Distributor) Weekend B/O Screens Total B/O
I Feel Pretty (Eone) $2,494,898 334 $3,062,942
Rampage (Wb) $1,980,378 300 $6,360,713
Peter Rabbit (Sony) $1,844,581 374 $22,918,403
Quiet Place, A (Paramount) $1,733,841 233 $8,667,420
The Guernsey Literary And Potato Peel Pie Society (Studiocanal) $1,139,464 225 $1,230,161
Ready Player One (Roadshow) $955,759 299 $13,013,118
Sherlock Gnomes (Paramount) $737,725 272 $4,776,895
Blockers (Universal) $640,671 260 $9,707,692
Truth Or Dare (Universal) $625,967 199 $2,151,560
Isle Of Dogs (Fox) $530,445 127 $1,794,680
Super Troopers 2 (Fox) $443,170 93 $443,170
Love, Simon (Fox) $332,238 213 $5,297,520
Wrinkle In Time, A (Disney) $290,977 219 $3,885,069
Early Man (Studiocanal) $269,278 237 $1,400,101
Black Panther (Disney) $196,933 78 $40,504,166
The Death Of Stalin (Madman) $173,229 64 $1,872,360
The Party (Madman) $103,959 30 $590,471
The Greatest Showman (Fox) $68,531 67 $34,068,987
Golak Bugni Bank Te Batua (Mindblowing Films) $55,951 18 $252,566
Gonjiam: Haunted Asylum (Jbg Pictures) $45,588 11 $45,588

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