Family films Inside Out and Minions top box office ahead of second instalment of Magic Mike

Disney Pixar’s Inside Out leapfrogged Minions and Terminator: Genisys as it topped the local box office with takings of $4.313m across 452 screens at the weekend.

The performance of the 3D animated family comedy drama, which took total takings to more than $25m, kept male stripper film Magic Mike Xxl off the top spot in its opening weekend.

The Channing Tatum vehicle drew $4.1m across 401 screens on its opening weekend as the third biggest movie of the week, behind Minions in second spot with takings of $4.186m, which lifted total ticket sales to $27.8m as school holidays came to a close.

Terminator; Genisys, which showed on 460 screens, was relegated to fourth spot in is second weekend with takings of $2.853m. The fifth outing of the sci-fi saga has now taken a total of $10.585m at the local box office.

Jurassic World continued to tail off after after drawing $2.742m across 404 screens with total takings now close to $50m, while Ted 2 pulled in $1.265m over 296 screens.

The antics of the talking teddy has now taken a total of $10.549m.

Title (Distributor) Weekend B/O Screens Total B/O
Inside Out (Disney) $4,313,373 452 $25,061,119
Minions (Universal) $4,186,832 435 $27,833,667
Magic Mike Xxl (Wb) $4,100,516 401 $5,154,319
Terminator: Genisys (Paramount) $2,853,234 460 $10,586,769
Jurassic World (Universal) $2,742,799 404 $49,176,087
Ted 2 (Universal) $1,265,773 296 $10,549,232
Far From The Madding Crowd (Fox) $431,455 113 $2,198,308
Amy (Eone) $179,846 18 $475,419
Madame Bovary (Transmission) $152,942 44 $153,766
Spy (Fox) $136,459 0 $14,199,427
Love & Mercy (Icon) $121,323 47 $633,606
Woman In Gold (Roadshow) $105,830 67 $6,169,562
Pitch Perfect 2 (Universal) $50,519 47 $28,064,456
Mad Max: Fury Road (Roadshow) $47,637 30 $21,536,967
Entourage (Wb) $43,500 23 $7,622,408
Tomorrowland (Disney) $41,182 48 $4,534,447
Hot Pursuit (Wb) $39,435 29 $1,829,961
Walking The Camino: Six Ways To Santiago (Umbrella Ent.) $38,634 18 $402,049
Going Clear: Scientology And The Prison Of Belief (Madman) $24,954 14 $299,541
Papanasam (Mks Retail) $23,943 8 $114,618

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