The Jungle Book tops the weekend box office as The Boss claims second place

Jon Favreau’s live-action The Jungle Book raked in $6.047m across 572, taking its total box office takings to $10.602m.

The film, which features the voice work of Bill Murray, Christopher Walken and Scarlett Johansson, knocked last weekend’s top player The Huntsman: Winter’s War into fifth place.

Melissa McCarthy comedy, The Boss, claimed second spot, pulling in $2.140m in its opening weekend. Since its premiere last Thursday, the comedy has made a total of $2.157m.

The penultimate movie of the Divergent series, Allegiant, made $2.087m across 247 screens on its opening weekend, having pulled in $2.265m since its premiere on Thursday.

Disney’s kids movie Zootopia fell to fourth position after making $1.899m at the local box office across 329 screens. To date the movie has made $23.174m.

Chris Hemsworth’s The Huntsman: Winter’s War fell from the top of the pack to fifth place after making $1.139m across 334 screens over the weekend, taking its total local box office to $4.968m.

Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice pulled in $997,996 across 307 screens over the weekend while My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 grabbed $997,996 across 307 screens.

Title (Distributor) Weekend B/O Screens Total B/O
The Jungle Book (Disney) $6,047,033 572 $10,602,099
The Boss (Universal) $2,140,200 0 $2,157,449
Divergent Series: Allegiant (Eone) $2,087,860 247 $2,265,708
Zootopia (Disney) $1,899,434 329 $23,174,046
The Huntsman Winter's War (Universal) $1,139,665 334 $4,968,807
Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice (Wb) $997,996 307 $28,273,190
Kung Fu Panda 3 (Fox) $901,983 0 $11,221,564
My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (Universal) $891,595 287 $14,303,163
Theri (Mks Retail) $305,807 17 $305,807
Eye In The Sky (Eone) $256,517 61 $1,638,623
Sherpa (Transmission) $114,210 36 $786,077
Rams (Palace) $100,601 16 $445,946
The Lady In The Van (Sony) $96,487 87 $9,277,732
London Has Fallen (Roadshow) $91,016 61 $5,739,095
The Daughter (Roadshow) $68,555 50 $1,535,388
Deadpool (Fox) $64,128 53 $43,101,633
The Witch (Universal) $52,393 18 $572,206
Bigger Splash, A (Studiocanal) $45,214 27 $577,157
Wide Open Sky (Eone) $37,168 26 $38,172
Where To Invade Next (Madman) $34,960 16 $110,141

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