John Wick can’t displace Fury and Gone Girl at top of box office

Fury held on to the top of the weekend box office for a second week  with the Brad Pitt movie taking in $1.897m across 334 screens taking its total box office takings in Australia to nearly $5.5m.

Ben Affleck film Gone Girl took in $1.736m across 375 screens, taking its total Aussie takings to $21.802m.

In at third place was the newly released John Wick which stars Keanu Reaves as an ex-hitman who comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him. It made $1.092m in its opening weekend.

Romance The Best of Me didn’t do quite as well in its opening weekend, pulling in $748,703 across 22 screens. Since opening on Thursday the film has made $931,698.

Warner Brothers comedy drama This is Where I Leave You starring Jason Bateman and Tina Fey sank to fifth place in its second weekend, grabbing $534,877 across 235 screens. The film has made $1.784m at the local box office.

British comedy Pride, which took just $54,739 on 94 screens last week, enjoyed a stronger second weekend as it took in $521,580 0n 130 screens, beating comedy Tammy which grabbed $365,625 across 207 screens, taking its total Aussie box office to $2.629m.

Title (Distributor) Weekend B/O Screens Total B/O
Fury (Sony) $1,897,625 334 $5,465,692
Gone Girl (Fox) $1,736,728 375 $21,802,513
John Wick (Roadshow) $1,092,605 0 $1,092,605
The Best Of Me (Roadshow) $748,703 222 $931,698
This Is Where I Leave You (Wb) $534,877 235 $1,784,214
Pride (Eone) $521,580 130 $595,198
Tammy (Wb) $365,625 207 $2,629,108
Walk Among The Tombstones (Roadshow) $235,535 201 $2,497,737
Annabelle (Wb) $203,432 143 $5,856,358
Dracula Untold (Universal) $163,440 101 $5,639,638
The Maze Runner (Fox) $158,107 109 $15,966,606
Happy New Year (Mindblowing Films) $141,351 26 $644,780
The Judge (Roadshow) $132,030 120 $2,974,025
Kill The Messenger (Paramount) $119,048 54 $119,048
Whiplash (Sony) $111,696 38 $341,678
Before I Go To Sleep (Studiocanal) $77,807 132 $1,055,365
The Boxtrolls (Universal) $72,089 111 $6,674,844
Living Is Easy (with Eyes Closed) (Palace) $56,222 16 $300,366
The House Of Magic (Studiocanal) $44,823 63 $3,247,972
National Theatre Live: Skylight (Sharmill) $40,819 9 $201,482

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