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Escape Room tops Australian box office with $1.32m weekend takings

Sony Pictures’s drama Escape Room premiered over the weekend and earned $1.32m across 204 screens.

Starring Taylor Russel and Logan Miller, Escape Room knocked The Mule off its top box office spot.


Despite being pushed to third, The Mule still brought in $1.077m across 291 screens.

Also beating The Mule was Green Book which drew in another $1.145m, taking its total earnings to $6.126m.

Meanwhile, Cold Pursuit featuring Liam Neeson also premiered over the weekend and took $1.015m.

On the Basis of Sex was the third movie to debut. The legal drama film brought in $730,779.

Title (Distributor) Weekend B/O Screens Total B/O
Escape Room (Sony) $1,320,743 204 $1,354,523
Green Book (Eone) $1,145,307 289 $6,126,458
The Mule (Wb) $1,077,834 291 $6,495,935
Cold Pursuit (Studiocanal) $1,015,848 240 $1,065,488
On The Basis Of Sex (Eone) $730,779 227 $918,155
Glass (Disney) $546,025 252 $9,438,343
Bohemian Rhapsody (Fox) $527,470 228 $52,444,471
The Wandering Earth (Cmc Pictures) $521,677 23 $525,424
Instant Family (Paramount) $504,244 226 $11,946,059
Aquaman (Wb) $368,952 179 $41,294,782
How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (Universal) $337,945 224 $22,097,310
Mary Poppins Returns (Disney) $257,057 193 $19,214,232
Ben Is Back (Roadshow) $217,093 160 $848,745
Mary Queen Of Scots (Universal) $180,125 195 $3,698,474
Storm Boy (Sony) $167,513 240 $4,584,266
The Favourite (Fox) $162,273 138 $4,694,609
Star Is Born, A (Wb) $155,040 109 $35,602,246
Extreme Job (Jbg Pictures) $137,692 11 $137,692
Pegasus (Cmc Pictures) $105,430 24 $232,315
Ralph Breaks The Internet (Disney) $97,686 115 $20,479,248
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