Logan, Hugh Jackman’s last movie as Wolverine, tops weekend box office

Logan has debuted at number one at the weekend box office, taking in a total of $7.851m over the weekend, and knocking Hidden Figures into second place, according to figures from the Motion Picture Distributors Association of Australia.

The Fox film, the latest in the X-Men series and Jackman’s last film in the role of Wolverine, is set in 2029 where mutants are hunted down.

Hidden Figures, which topped the weekend box office for two weeks following its debut in February, earned $1.812m over the weekend. Since its release it has accrued nearly $12m.

Australian film Lion retained third place over the weekend with a taking of just over $1m.

According to Motion Picture Distributors Association of Australia, the film has made a total of $26.682m at box office since its debut.

Jasper Jones, released by Madman and based on the successful Australian book of the same name took $632,538 at the weekend box office.

Fifty Shades Darker remained in the top five for the weekend box office, pulling in $631,274, bringing its total figure to $17.138m since its debut.

Title (Distributor) Weekend B/O Screens Total B/O
Logan (Fox) $7,851,961 414 $7,851,961
Hidden Figures (Fox) $1,812,901 322 $11,768,722
Lion (Transmission) $1,022,707 316 $26,682,938
Jasper Jones (Madman) $632,538 222 $815,428
Fifty Shades Darker (Universal) $631,274 0 $17,138,367
The Great Wall (Universal) $619,243 250 $6,636,603
Rings (Paramount) $405,424 196 $1,734,296
Before I Fall (Roadshow) $402,399 151 $402,399
T2: Trainspotting (Sony) $381,530 220 $2,090,913
Fist Fight (Roadshow) $355,337 181 $1,517,930
Moonlight (Roadshow) $324,214 82 $1,441,799
La La Land (Eone) $242,864 154 $19,547,533
Manchester By The Sea (Universal) $194,504 75 $2,384,317
Split (Universal) $178,373 129 $12,321,285
Alone In Berlin (Icon) $177,276 119 $194,341
Moana (Disney) $135,148 105 $26,103,889
Ballerina (Studiocanal) $111,944 92 $4,858,283
Miss Sloane (Roadshow) $99,789 54 $167,166
Sing (Universal) $97,520 96 $28,931,136
Fences (Paramount) $58,771 91 $967,337

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