Spider-Man and Toy Story 4 continue to dominate school holiday box office

Spider-Man: Far From Home has continued its winning box office streak  bringing in $6.5 million across 722 screens over the weekend. Despite a 37% drop from last weekend, the latest instalment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe hit a running total in Australia of $28.686 million.

In second place Pixar’s Toy Story 4 also maintained its strong showing for the school holidays just down by 3% from the previous weekend, taking $5.1 Million across 445 screens. The latest installation of the animated toys’ adventures has now taken $34 million inAustralia.

The Secret Life of Pets 2 experienced a bump from school holidays in its fourth weekend. The animated movie from Universal focuses on Max the terrier, whose owner has recently gotten married and had a baby. The film earned $2.387 million across 318 screens, a 25% increase from the previous weekend, making its total earnings $11.7m.

The live-action remake of Disney’s Aladdin also experienced a school-holidays bonus, jumping up to fifth position in its eighth weekend and earning $872,000 from 495 screens.

Beatles-inspired romicom Yesterday slipped to fourth after debuting in second place two weeks ago. Its weekend earnings of $1.656 million added to its running total of $9.588 million in Australia.

The school holidays proved a tough environment for the weekend’s debutants: horror film Crawl, comedy Stuber and independent comedy Booksmart, which came in seventh, eighth and ninth respectively.

Crawl, a film about killer alligators infesting homes after a hurricane in Florida, brought in $600,502 across 183 screens. Stuber received $554,806 across 244 screens, and Booksmart, which stars Beanie Feldstein and Kaitlyn Dever as over achieving high school students, earned just $443,976 from 221 screens.

Title (Distributor) Weekend B/O Screens Total B/O
Spider-man: Far From Home (Sony) $6,549,264 722 $28,697,039
Toy Story 4 (Disney) $5,147,618 445 $34,569,179
The Secret Life Of Pets 2 (Universal) $2,387,071 318 $15,653,772
Yesterday (Universal) $1,656,858 287 $9,783,772
Aladdin (live Action) (Disney) $872,134 495 $33,955,526
Annabelle Comes Home (Wb) $661,120 219 $5,041,103
Crawl (Paramount) $600,502 183 $600,502
Stuber (Fox) $554,806 244 $554,806
Booksmart (Universal) $443,976 221 $497,513
After (Roadshow) $409,227 179 $1,813,907
Rocketman (Paramount) $378,429 155 $19,348,618
Men In Black: International (Sony) $246,626 159 $9,801,926
Mystify Michael Hutchence (Madman) $179,162 79 $760,921
Parasite (Madman) $151,127 38 $1,033,555
John Wick: Chapter Three (Studiocanal) $87,102 48 $15,509,120
Never Look Away (Sony) $80,508 30 $546,571
Kabir Singh (Southern Star) $76,396 14 $1,099,494
Red Joan (Transmission) $74,419 59 $2,294,983
An Unexpected Love (Palace) $69,964 19 $293,058
Apollo 11 (Madman) $59,721 1 $85,330

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