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 The World of Film in Australia - on the Internet Updated Thursday, July 31, 2014 - Edition No 908 

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Mary Sum Says: Total gross for the top 20 films last weekend was up 9% to $13,704,267. Average per screen for the top 20 was $4,011. Hercules displayed its strength by grabbing the top spot, pushing the Apes sequel to number 2. Other first release: Devil’s Knot (Icon, M, $34,168 on 18 screens), Once My Mother (Change Focus Media, PG, $28,133 on 8 screens), Opera de Paris: Balanchine (Millepied/Palace, Ex, $9,225 on 9 screens. #Figures in [brackets] indicate number of screens and average; takings are in Aus dollars.

Most Popular Films For Period Weekend, July 24 - 27, 2014
WIR = Weeks In Release
No WIR Title $ %
Total $
1 1 HERCULES (M), PARAMOUNT [441/ $7,970] 3,514,576 N/A
3,535,595
2 3 DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES (M), FOX [513/ $3,529] 1,810,416 -42%
15,496,710
3 1 MRS. BROWN’S BOYS D’MOVIE (M), UNIVERSAL [293/ $6,107] 1,789,246 N/A
1,873,372
4 2 SEX TAPE (MA15+), SONY PICTURES [288/ $4,991] 1,437,376 -42%
4,768,077
5 1 DELIVER US FROM EVIL (MA15+), SONY PICTURES [152/ $6,577] 999,680 N/A
1,011,634
6 1 ANDRE RIEU: 2014 MAASTRICHT CONCERT (EX), CINEMA LIVE [78/ $10,516] 820,266 N/A
820,266
7 4 JERSEY BOYS (M), WARNER BROS [266/ $1,985] 528,093 -42%
6,651,702
8 5 TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION (M), PARAMOUNT [300/ $1,688] 506,409 -58%
26,358,702
9 6 22 JUMP STREET (MA15+), SONY PICTURES [184/ $2,375] 437,027 -52%
22,206,700
10 6 HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2 (PG), FOX [256/ $1,624] 415,737 -60%
25,538,946
11 1 KICK (M), MINDBLOWING FILMS [24/ $10,822] 259,734 N/A
259,734
12 4 CALVARY (MA15+), PARAMOUNT/TRANSMISSION [73/ $3,474] 253,593 -14%
1,726,599
13 4 RIO 2 (G), FOX [202/ $1,227] 247,891 -71%
11,642,699
14 3 THE LUNCHBOX (PG), MADMAN [30/ $6,162] 184,846 -15%
833,259
15 1 STILL LIFE (M), PALACE [14/ $8,154] 114,157 N/A
197,498
16 2 CHARLIE`S COUNTRY (M), ENTERTAINMENT ONE [33/ $3,274] 108,055 -16%
313,760
17 5 TINKERBELL: THE PIRATE FAIRY (G), WALT DISNEY [172/ $579] 99,551 -67%
3,662,400
18 9 MALEFICENT (M), WALT DISNEY [69/ $972] 67,102 -69%
16,433,313
19 2 WORDS & PICTURES (M), UMBRELLA ENTERTAINMENT [27/ $2,152] 58,100 -12%
173,728
20 1 SNOWPIERCER (MA15+), ROADSHOW [2/ $26,206] 52,412 N/A
96,632




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