La La Land climbs to second at box office after Golden Globe wins

La La Land has jumped to second place from eighth in Australia’s box office takings after winning seven awards at the Golden Globes last week.

La La Land

La La Land picked up seven awards at the Golden Globes last week.

The American musical raked in $2.306m over the weekend, according to the Motion Picture Distributors Association of Australian figures, which was up from last weekend’s total of $1.690m.

The film, which features Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling tells the story of a musician and an aspiring actress who fall in love in Los Angeles.

The Golden Globes saw the film pick up a record amount of trophies including best musical or comedy motion picture, best director of a motion picture, best original score and best screenplay of a motion picture.

The movie has now taken $11.228m since it debuted on Boxing Day.

Meanwhile, Universal’s animated film Sing remained in the top spot at weekend box office for the second consecutive weekend, taking a total of $2.324m.

The comedy has managed total earnings of $22.301m.

Disney animation Moana also climbed at box office, taking the number three spot from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story by earning $2.120m over the weekend.

Moana has pulled in $19.464m since its debut.

American sci-fi Passengers slipped from second to fourth place over the weekend, collecting another $2m. The film had made a total of $11.340m since January 1.

Rogue One: A Star Wars story fell to fifth place after almost one month at box office, managing $1.883m. The latest numbers bring the film’s total earnings to $47.136m.

Title (Distributor) Weekend B/O Screens Total B/O
Sing (Universal) $2,324,809 344 $22,301,075
La La Land (Eone) $2,306,838 210 $11,228,745
Moana (Disney) $2,120,653 320 $19,464,786
Passengers (Roadshow) $2,000,414 301 $11,340,931
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (Disney) $1,883,041 329 $47,136,474
Monster Trucks (Paramount) $1,415,386 241 $1,467,143
Assassin's Creed (Fox) $1,302,503 249 $8,444,073
Allied (Paramount) $1,114,481 277 $10,236,176
Why Him? (Fox) $979,882 238 $9,516,844
Ballerina (Studiocanal) $912,255 221 $932,231
Collateral Beauty (Roadshow) $859,152 210 $921,374
Middle School: The Worst Year Of My Life (Roadshow) $855,913 188 $983,137
The Edge Of Seventeen (Roadshow) $803,861 180 $2,886,132
Jackie (Eone) $620,294 69 $714,478
Red Dog: True Blue (Roadshow) $504,114 306 $6,332,690
Trolls (Fox) $312,046 188 $16,773,941
Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them (Wb) $219,777 76 $32,139,914
Bhairavaa (Mks Retail) $212,207 19 $212,207
United Kingdom, A (Transmission) $198,914 68 $1,749,566
Rosalie Blum (Palace) $147,716 26 $1,390,952

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