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Mary Sum Says: Opening weekend: Spider-Man took more money ($5.34 m) than The Other Woman ($4 m) but on many more screens, 520 v 293, with the latter scoring the highest screen averages of $13,771 v $10,284. Of other openers, The Invisible Woman was a bit invisible with $150,800 on 50 screens ($3,016 avg) and incoming arthouse fare Chinese Puzzle, Only Lovers Left Alive and Like Father, Like Son bunched up between $34,882 and $59,833. #Figures in [brackets] indicate number of screens and average; takings are in Aus dollars.

Most Popular Films For Period Weekend, April 17 - 21, 2014
WIR = Weeks In Release
No WIR Title $ %
Total $
1 1 THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2: RISE OF ELECTRO (M), SONY PICTURES [520/ $10,284] 5,347,525 N/A
6,632,435
2 1 THE OTHER WOMAN (M), FOX [293/ $13,771] 4,034,792 N/A
4,296,959
3 3 THE LEGO MOVIE (PG), ROADSHOW [454/ $7,134] 3,238,829 -37%
22,004,185
4 3 CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER (M), WALT DISNEY [440/ $4,070] 1,790,729 -51%
16,376,582
5 2 THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL (M), FOX [126/ $12,616] 1,589,587 -12%
4,556,878
6 2 DIVERGENT (M), ENTERTAINMENT ONE [342/ $4,602] 1,573,958 -50%
6,560,014
7 4 MR. PEABODY AND SHERMAN (PG), FOX [333/ $3,005] 1,000,652 -31%
10,537,786
8 2 MUPPETS MOST WANTED (G), WALT DISNEY [250/ $2,615] 653,794 -20%
2,865,702
9 4 NOAH (M), PARAMOUNT [237/ $2,541] 602,295 -52%
11,462,314
10 1 2 STATES (PG), MINDBLOWING FILMS [16/ $11,094] 177,502 N/A
177,502
11 1 THE INVISIBLE WOMAN (M), ENTERTAINMENT ONE [50/ $3,016] 150,800 N/A
160,128
12 6 THE MONUMENTS MEN (M), FOX [58/ $1,511] 87,627 -62%
8,595,798
13 1 THAT DEMON WITHIN (MA15+), CHINALION FILM [12/ $5,366] 64,392 N/A
64,392
14 1 CHINESE PUZZLE (M), PARAMOUNT/TRANSMISSION [22/ $2,720] 59,833 N/A
59,833
15 1 ONLY LOVERS LEFT ALIVE (M), MADMAN [9/ $4,070] 36,627 N/A
126,060
16 1 LIKE FATHER, LIKE SON (PG), RIALTO [12/ $2,907] 34,882 N/A
107,291
17 1 THE FINISHERS (PG), MADMAN [9/ $2,598] 23,380 N/A
152,198
18 10 THE DALLAS BUYERS CLUB (MA15+), PINNACLE FILMS [37/ $597] 22,071 -53%
2,956,120
19 1 TENALIRAMAN (PG), AYNGARAN VIDEO [3/ $6,891] 20,672 N/A
20,672
20 5 WADJDA (PG), ENTERTAINMENT ONE [19/ $1,078] 20,485 -58%
504,377




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