Australian weekly box office: Downton Abbey out-costumes the competition


Pennywise the clown has been knocked off his perch by the fabulous cast of Downton Abbey. The TV-cum-film adaptation took $4.8 million in its opening weekend, while It: Chapter Two grossed $3.9 million in its second week of release.

Here are the top 10 films at the Australian box office, September 12 to September 18.

1. Downton Abbey (Universal) $4,831,109
2. It: Chapter Two (Warner Bros) $3,908,734
3. Angry Birds 2 (Sony) $1,701,038
4. Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood (Sony) $1,118,914
5. Angel Has Fallen (Roadshow) $528,945
6. The Lion King (Disney) $404,479
7. The Farewell (Roadshow) $319,704
8. Dream Girl (Zee Studios) $271,802
9. Hobbs & Shaw (Universal) $247,200
10. The Game Changers (Fathom Events) $136,747

* Source: Numero. Estimated figures as at 12:14 PM 19/09/19. For official box-office chart, contact MPDAA