Australian weekly box office: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood gets a fairytale reception


Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood has returned superstar auteur Quentin Tarantino to the top of the box office, collecting $8.7 million. The Lion King continues to draw crowds in its fifth week (taking $2.7 million) while Palm Beach holds strong in its second week, placing fourth with $1.1 million.

Here are the top 10 films at the Australian box office, August 15 to August 21.

1. Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood (Sony) $8,651,952
2. The Lion King (Disney) $2,691,866
3. Hobbs & Shaw (Universal) $2,135,967
4. Palm Beach (Universal) $1,025,271
5. A Dog’s Journey (Universal) $810,361
6. Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan (Transmission) $664,736
7. Late Night (Roadshow) $459,641
8. Mission Mangal (Mindblowing) $398,308
9. Spider-Man: Far From Home (Sony) $226,260
10. Toy Story 4 (Disney) $205,121

* Estimated figures as at 1:17 PM 22/08/19. For official box-office chart, contact MPDAA