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Transformers: Age of Extinction claims number one Australian box office rank

The fourth instalment of Michael Bay’s Transformers, Age of Extinction has dominated the weekend box office taking in $8.8m across 623 screens.

The action flick starring Mark Wahlberg and Kelsey Grammer has taken in over $10m at the Australian box office since its opening last Thursday.

It pushed 22 Jump Street into second place which fell well behind, bringing in $3.557m across 359 screens, with kids flick How To Train Your Dragon 2 relegated to third after bringing in $2.491m across 548 screens.

There was a $1.722m gap between third and fourth place, with The Fault In Our Stars bringing in $769, 093 while Maleficent managed $699,551 across 199 screens.

With the weekend marking the first weekend of school holidays in most states, kids animated movie Tinkerbell: The Pirate Fairy managed to take out eighth place in the box office rankings after grabbing $366,900 across 169 screens.

X-Men: Days of Future Past continues to remain in the top 10, taking in $250,770 at the box office across 120 screens. In Australia the Marvel movie has made $22.111m.

Title (Distributor) Weekend B/O Screens Total B/O
Transformers: Age Of Extinction (Paramount) $8,802,859 623 $10,136,309
22 Jump Street (Sony) $3,557,427 359 $12,698,793
How To Train Your Dragon 2 (Fox) $2,491,979 548 $12,133,576
The Fault In Our Stars (Fox) $769,093 0 $11,167,405
Maleficent (Disney) $699,551 199 $13,799,033
Blended (Wb) $509,325 0 $3,199,194
Edge Of Tomorrow (Roadshow) $464,583 215 $8,577,542
Tinkerbell: The Pirate Fairy (Disney) $336,900 169 $340,786
X-men: Days Of Future Past (Fox) $250,770 120 $22,111,003
Two Faces Of January (Studiocanal) $247,408 36 $606,491
The Trip To Italy (Madman) $197,900 62 $2,360,509
Punjab 1984 (Sizzling) $150,935 22 $150,935
Yves Saint Laurent (Eone) $118,921 18 $119,841
Grace Of Monaco (Eone) $73,349 49 $1,825,491
The Grand Budapest Hotel (Fox) $55,687 36 $11,970,703
The Rover (Roadshow) $48,296 32 $425,554
Million Ways To Die In The West, A (Universal) $38,916 43 $5,831,256
Frank (Madman) $33,235 9 $119,319
Sunshine On Leith (Eone) $29,419 19 $623,985
Bad Neighbours (Universal) $29,170 64 $17,972,129
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