Weekly box office: Train Your Dragon 3 narrowly defeats Aquaman


It was a close race. How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World took $9.66 million across 288 cinemas in Australia, narrowly beating Aquaman which took $9.18 million across 312 cinemas. Mary Poppins Returns came third, making $6.43 million across 327 sites.

Here are the top 10 films at the Australian box office, January 3 to January 9.

1. How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (Universal) $9,661,495
2. Aquaman (Warner Bros.) $9,183,476
3. Mary Poppins Returns (Disney) $6,425,648
4. Ralph Breaks the Internet (Disney) $4,232,480
5. Bohemian Rhapsody (Fox) $2,469,461
6. Bumblebee (Paramount) $1,762,231
7. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (Sony) $1,375,900
8. Holmes & Watson (Sony) $1,009,615
9. The Favourite (Fox) $972,770
10. Vice (eOne) $906,413

Source: Numero. * Estimated figures as at 12:13 PM 10/01/19. For official box-office chart, contact MPDAA