Boss Baby climbs to second at weekend box office but can’t beat Beauty and The Beast

It was unable to knock Beauty and the Beast off the top spot, however Boss Baby landed in second place at the weekend box office, making a total of $2.441m.

While last week the animated film placed fourth, with earnings of $1.977m, it successfully took over The Lego Batman Movie and Paramount’s Ghost in the Shell, bringing its total earnings to $11.638m.

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast topped the weekend box office for the third week in a row, collecting $4.960m across 588 screens.

According to the Motion Picture Distributors Association of Australia, the re-make of Disney’s animated film has made $34.302m since its premiere on March 23.

Warner Brothers’ The Lego Batman movie held third place over the weekend, taking in $1.765m across 360 screens.

On its premiere weekend, the film earned $2.283m, giving it a total of $5.554m.

Paramount’s Ghost in the Shell slipped into fourth place from second, making $1.193m across 423 screens.

Sony’s Smurfs: The Lost Village jumped from ninth to fifth place over the weekend making $930,005 over the weekend.

Last week the film managed $518,203 at the weekend box office. It had made a total of $2.115m since its release.

Title (Distributor) Weekend B/O Screens Total B/O
Beauty And The Beast (live Action) (Disney) $4,960,423 588 $34,302,659
The Boss Baby (Fox) $2,441,813 298 $11,638,246
The Lego Batman Movie (Wb) $1,765,335 360 $5,554,150
Ghost In The Shell (Paramount) $1,193,780 423 $4,194,538
Smurfs: The Lost Village (Sony) $930,005 0 $2,115,160
Dance Academy (Studiocanal) $533,879 214 $746,365
Chips (Wb) $443,351 147 $443,640
Power Rangers (Roadshow) $426,244 225 $3,127,181
Life (Sony) $414,071 217 $3,623,410
Logan (Fox) $361,172 147 $22,867,542
Kong: Skull Island (Wb) $296,523 155 $12,810,602
Silent Voice, A (Madman) $255,960 39 $255,960
Hidden Figures (Fox) $184,448 108 $16,900,326
The Country Doctor (Madman) $81,962 16 $162,334
Land Of Mine (Palace) $73,696 19 $311,318
Man Called Ove, A (Rialto) $73,426 19 $212,885
Lion (Transmission) $70,081 83 $29,280,012
Peppa Pig My First Cinema Experience: Peppa's Australian Holiday (Eone) $68,763 116 $2,023,514
The Devotion Of Suspect X (Chinalion Film) $67,893 14 $231,728
Jasper Jones (Madman) $64,917 45 $2,509,090

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