Australian weekend box office: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood returns Tarantino to the top


The new Tarantino joint Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood has returned the superstar auteur to the top of the box office. QT’s 1969-set period piece has knocked The Lion King off its perch, taking $6.7 million in its opening weekend in Australia.

Here are the top 10 films at the Australian box office, August 15 to August 18.

1. Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood (2019) $6,669,247
2. The Lion King (2019) $2,224,274
3. Hobbs & Shaw (Universal) $1,725,256
4. Palm Beach (Universal) $673,928
5. A Dog’s Journey (Universal) $631,306
6. Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan (Transmission) $449,818
7. Late Night (Roadshow) $320,054
8. Mission Mangal (Mindblowing) $309,510
9. Spider-Man: Far From Home (Sony) $173,448
10. Toy Story 4 (Disney) $173,164

* Estimated figures as at 10:59 AM 19/08/19. For official box-office chart, contact MPDAA