Despicable Me 3 knocks Wonder Woman off top spot at weekend box office

Universal’s Despicable Me 3 has beaten Warner Bros’ Wonder Woman at the weekend box office, collecting $5.892m on its debut weekend.

The film, featuring the voices of Steve Carrell, Kristen Wiig and Trey Parker, tells the story of Gru and Lucy, their three daughters and the minions.

According to the Motion Picture Distributors Association of Australia, Wonder Woman slipped into second place from last week, collecting $3.357m in earnings across 388 screens.

The film has now earned over $20m at box office since its premiere on 1 June.

Roadshow’s documentary about rapper Tupac Shakur, All Eyez On Me, achieved $1.736m in its first weekend at box office.

Tom Cruise and Sofia Boutella’s film, The Mummy, fell to fourth place over the weekend with $1.663m in earnings.

In fifth place was Sony’s Rough Night, the story of five best friends from colleague who reunite 10 years later for a bachelorette weekend in Miami, which made $1.564m.

The film stars Scarlett Johansson, Jillian Bell, Zoe Kravitz, Ilana Glazer and Kate McKinnon.

Title (Distributor) Weekend B/O Screens Total B/O
Despicable Me 3 (Universal) $5,892,154 456 $5,892,154
Wonder Woman (Wb) $3,357,729 388 $20,434,151
All Eyez On Me (Roadshow) $1,736,094 164 $1,815,983
The Mummy (Universal) $1,663,238 364 $7,927,890
Rough Night (Sony) $1,564,692 345 $2,044,882
Baywatch (Paramount) $915,168 271 $8,526,819
Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (Disney) $638,799 248 $13,519,091
My Cousin Rachel (Fox) $281,414 73 $923,591
Churchill (Transmission) $219,196 86 $766,537
Viceroy's House (Transmission) $192,586 139 $2,754,667
The Promise (Eone) $137,509 50 $137,524
Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 (Disney) $114,789 87 $32,604,721
Whitney: Can I Be Me (Rialto) $59,875 86 $61,092
20th Century Women (Eone) $48,774 28 $355,874
Dog's Purpose, A (Eone) $39,910 76 $4,674,109
Kedi (Hi Gloss Entertainment) $39,131 10 $52,511
Alien: Covenant (Fox) $37,738 31 $9,316,029
Black Butler: Book Of The Atlantic (Madman) $37,463 30 $41,258
Neruda (Palace) $37,386 17 $483,515
King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword (Roadshow) $35,395 45 $5,488,056


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