A documentary about Australian singer/songwriter Paul Kelly has added nearly another $94,000 to its earnings in its second weekend at the Australian box office.
Paul Kelly: Stories Of Me took $93,961 across seven screens for a $13,423 screen average, according to the Motion Picture Distributors Association of Australia. Distributed by Madman Entertainment, it takes the documentary by Ian Darling to a box office total of $221,800.
Among the big studio releases, Argo led the box office in its first weekend . The film, distributed by Warner Bros, took $1.955m across 351 screens for a $5,570 screen average.
Comic-adaptation Dredd, distributed by Icon, took $809,000 across 198 screens for a $4,086 average while new French film The Intouchables, distributed by Roadshow, took $679,000 across 66 screens for a very respectable $10,291 screen average. Thanks to previews and festival screenings the film has taken $1.120m.
Meanwhile Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie, distributed by Walt Disney, made $581,500 across 213 screens for a $2730 screen average.
Amiel Courtin-Wilson‘s Australian film Hail, distributed by Madman, the Australian film went out on just two screens and $5,648.
PJ Hogan’s Mental, now in its fourth weekend for distributor Universal, made $177,400 across 171 screens for a $1,038 screen average. The film now stands at $3.813m.
The Sapphires, in its twelfth week for Hopscotch made another $41,900, taking the film’s total to $14.198m.