Strong opening for Tomorrow, When the War Began

According to numbers provided by Paramount Pictures, Tomorrow When the War Began took $765,830 on its opening day – the third biggest ever for an Australian film, only behind Happy Feet and Australia.

Including previews, the film directed by Stuart Beattie and based on John Marsden’s novel, has made $802,184.

In New Zealand, Tomorrow… earned NZ$79,077 and, just like in Australia, became the third biggest opening for an Australian film – also behind Happy Feet and Australia.

Paramount MD Mike Selwyn said they were “delighted” to see Tomorrow… open “to such strong numbers and so far ahead of all the international competition in the marketplace”.

“We look forward to many more people discovering the film over this weekend and in coming weeks and hope that this is just the start of the success for Tomorrow as the word of mouth spreads,” he added in a statement.


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