Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 knocks The Fate of the Furious from top weekend box office spot

Disney’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 has topped the weekend box office knocking The Fate of the Furious from first place, earning $8.616m across 705 screens over the weekend.

Premiering on Thursday the action science fiction film has totalled $15.684m, according to weekend box office figures from the Motion Picture Distributors Association of Australia.

The reigning winner The Fate of The Furious fell to second position as it grabbed $1.717m across 426 screens this weekend, taking its total box office to date to $25.859m.

Showing in 255 cinema screens, Beauty and the Beast also dropped one spot to third place, managing $855,614 over the weekend.

The Walt Disney movie now has a total box office earning of $46.319m, the highest total box office figure of this week’s top 20.

Bahubali 2: The Conclusion (Hindi) also debuted this week, pulling in $839,323 across 45 screens this weekend.

Going in Style, which premiered last week, dropped to fifth as it grabbed $832,278 this weekend, taking its total to $2.716m.

The Boss Baby, which sat at number 3 last week, dropped to number 7 managing $482,046 this weekend as it screened on 266 screens.

The Boss Baby now has a total box office earning of $20.693m.

The Lego Batman Movie dropped a few places, falling from fifth to ninth as it earned $280,448 this weekend. Its total is $10.940m.

Title (Distributor) Weekend B/O Screens Total B/O
Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 (Disney) $8,616,167 705 $15,684,880
The Fate Of The Furious (Universal) $1,717,133 426 $25,859,487
Beauty And The Beast (live Action) (Disney) $855,614 255 $46,319,696
Bahubali 2: The Conclusion (hindi) (Eros) $839,323 45 $839,323
Going In Style (Roadshow) $832,278 238 $2,716,590
The Boss Baby (Fox) $482,046 266 $20,693,464
Their Finest (Transmission) $361,035 160 $1,781,505
The Lego Batman Movie (Wb) $280,448 226 $10,940,477
Smurfs: The Lost Village (Sony) $246,417 213 $6,203,503
Love Off The Cuff (Magnum) $199,311 12 $237,605
Table 19 (Fox) $150,015 0 $750,265
Things To Come (Palace) $110,958 15 $442,511
Battle Of Memories (Chinalion Film) $81,547 16 $81,547
Denial (Eone) $71,526 51 $622,724
Dance Academy (Studiocanal) $54,521 87 $2,052,095
The Country Doctor (Madman) $46,321 21 $479,445
Hidden Figures (Fox) $43,067 45 $17,367,442
Ghost In The Shell (Paramount) $42,957 75 $5,791,056
Rules Don't Apply (Fox) $42,322 46 $42,322
Berlin Syndrome (Eone) $41,756 22 $148,835

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