Tom Cruise movie takes top box office slot

Oblivion Poster

Oblivion Poster

Tom Cruise’s new sci-fi blockbuster Oblivion has topped the Motion Picture Distributors Association of Australia weekend top 20 in its debut week, taking more than $3.3 million.

The Universal-distributed flick brought in $3,318,661 across 353 screens in Australia, averaging $9,401 per screen.

Animated comedy The Croods, which made nearly $3 million, averaged $5,006 across its543 screens.

Long-running comedy series Scary Movie released the fifth film this weekend, while zombie comedy Warm Bodies also made its debut. Both films made more than $1.25 million.

Jurrassic Park 3D and Danny Boyle’s crime thriller Trance fell the furthest, coming down six places to 11 and 12.

Box office takings for weekend ending April 13

Box office takings for weekend ending April 13


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