The Heat stays on top of Australian box office

the heatAction comedy The Heat, starring Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy, stayed top of the Australian box office for a second weekend.

The film took nearly $2.8m, across 341 screens.

It held off the opening of Hollywood disaster comedy This is the End which took nearly $2.5m, and horror movie The Conjuring which made almost $1.8m.

Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby, which was shot in Australia, continued to tick over, taking a further third of a million dollars. Its Australian box office takings have now risen to almost $27m.

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Source: MPDAA


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