Focus bumps The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel from top spot at the box office

Will Smith’s Focus has bumped The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel from the top spot in the weekend box office as only three films made more than $1m in ticket sales.

Focus, which also stars former Neighbours star Margot Robbie, pulled in $1.746m across 275 screens in its second weekend to take its total Australian box office takings to $5.405m.

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel claimed second place after taking $1.621m across 392 screens. Chappie grabbed third place with sales of $1.359m in its opening weekend.

There was a sharp drop to Kingsman: The Secret Service in fourth place which generated $731,684 across 208 screens.

Fifty Shades of Grey claimed fifth place after pulling in $509,042 to take its total to $23.014m.

Cinema goers spent $205,435 watching Carl Barron’s Manny Lewis which showed on 140 screens in its opening weekend to grab 9th place.

Title (Distributor) Weekend B/O Screens Total B/O
Focus (Wb) $1,746,381 275 $5,405,379
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (Fox) $1,621,772 392 $11,469,182
Chappie (Sony) $1,359,630 0 $1,369,580
Kingsman: The Secret Service (Fox) $731,684 208 $16,782,698
Fifty Shades Of Grey (Universal) $509,042 0 $23,014,766
Seventh Son (Universal) $402,523 187 $1,388,168
Unfinished Business (Fox) $322,950 207 $1,211,663
Jupiter Ascending (Roadshow) $265,264 179 $5,049,453
Manny Lewis (Studiocanal) $205,435 140 $220,451
Inherent Vice (Wb) $183,728 28 $259,033
What We Did On Our Holiday (Paramount) $141,328 0 $1,411,358
Paper Planes (Roadshow) $141,059 147 $9,366,990
American Sniper (Roadshow) $120,559 111 $19,233,422
Top Five (Paramount) $112,834 81 $175,613
Still Alice (Icon) $105,576 105 $2,127,440
That Sugar Film (Madman) $95,414 27 $332,139
The Theory Of Everything (Universal) $89,279 105 $6,028,805
Project Almanac (Paramount) $66,704 103 $1,336,656
Kidnapping Mr. Heineken (Becker) $49,712 0 $49,712
Selma (Studiocanal) $44,601 42 $1,361,847

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