Weekend box office: two Australian films make the top 5


It’s not every week (or even every month) that you see two Australian films make the top five. The comedy-drama Palm Beach took third spot with $1.1 million, while the war film Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan landed in fourth with $770k.

Here are the top 10 films at the Australian box office, August 8 to August 11.

1. The Lion King (2019) $4,170,964
2. Hobbs & Shaw (Universal) $3,879,368
3. Palm Beach (Universal) $1,140,041
4. Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan (Transmission) $769,746
5. Late Night (Roadshow) $760,806
6. Spider-Man: Far From Home (Sony) $413,271
7. Bring the Soul: The Movie (Trafalgar Releases) $404,086
8. Toy Story 4 (Disney) $372,740
9. Yesterday (Universal) $242,722
10. Midsommar (Roadshow) $185,702

* Estimated figures as at 11:31 AM 12/08/19. For official box-office chart, contact MPDAA