Terminator: Genisys bumps Jurassic World as school holidays boost kid films

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Terminator: Genisys has bumped Jurassic World from the top spot after pulling in $4.725m across 786 screens in its opening weekend.

The fifth Terminator film has made a total of $5.777m at the local box office since its premiere last Wednesday while Jurassic World dropped to fourth place as the school holidays helped kids films Minions and Inside Out boost their takings.

Jurassic World pulled in $3.599m across 473 screens to take its total Australian box office to $44.38m. 

Minions claimed second place after taking in $4.658m across, boosting its local box office total to $19.831m.

Disney Pixar’s Inside Out held onto its third place ranking, grabbing $4.427m in tickets across 452 screens. To date it has made $16.921m at the local box office.

In at fifth place was Seth McFarlane’s Ted 2 which raked in $2.313m across 417 screens, taking its total local box office to $8.307m.

Scientology documentary Going Clear: Scientology And The Prison Of Belief made $34,403 across 18 screens, taking its total takings to $258,173.

Title (Distributor) Weekend B/O Screens Total B/O
Terminator: Genisys (Paramount) $4,725,049 786 $5,777,045
Minions (Universal) $4,658,767 0 $19,831,970
Inside Out (Disney) $4,427,463 452 $16,921,019
Jurassic World (Universal) $3,599,657 473 $44,380,726
Ted 2 (Universal) $2,313,785 417 $8,307,655
Far From The Madding Crowd (Fox) $531,367 79 $1,520,663
Spy (Fox) $187,219 114 $13,956,592
Amy (Eone) $174,021 17 $207,588
Woman In Gold (Roadshow) $157,713 78 $5,964,228
Love & Mercy (Icon) $153,112 46 $444,622
Mad Max: Fury Road (Roadshow) $90,939 46 $21,441,409
Sardaarji (Friends India) $82,968 18 $608,345
Entourage (Wb) $79,622 0 $7,543,777
Hot Pursuit (Wb) $70,980 48 $1,739,502
Pitch Perfect 2 (Universal) $70,331 68 $27,928,570
San Andreas (Roadshow) $59,583 65 $8,945,691
Walking The Camino: Six Ways To Santiago (Umbrella Ent.) $44,134 17 $339,753
Tomorrowland (Disney) $39,254 46 $4,440,730
Going Clear: Scientology And The Prison Of Belief (Madman) $34,403 18 $258,173
Just The Way You Are (Abs-cbn Distributors) $32,504 8 $32,504

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