Top Australian films at the box office so far in 2018
The middle of the year is a time for Christmas in July, a bunch of ‘best so far‘ lists and mid-year box office report cards. The Motion Picture Distributors Association of Australia (MPDAA) have published statistics for all Australian films at the box office in 2018.
The rambunctious family film Peter Rabbit, an Australia/United States co-production, leads the pack by a country mile, taking in over $26.6 million. In second place is the spiritual surfer film Breath (taking $4.4 million) followed by Sweet Country ($2 million) and Swinging Safari ($1.6 million).
Grossing $895,581, Gurrumul – which explores the life of the legendary blind Indigenous Australian musician – is the best-performing documentary on the list. The other documentary to make the top ten is Midnight Oil 1984.
Holy hell, we’re never seen Nicole Kidman look anything like this before.
A Star is Born opened this week to the sweet melody of $6.02M, knocking out Venom from the top spot.
The retirement of Bill Collins from his long-running gig presenting Golden Years of Hollywood marks the end of an era.
The Tom Hardy blockbuster Venom is sticking around like a bad smell, bringing its total gross to $16.87m.
There will be an absolute mother load of scary movies, new and old.
How about you attend an early screening of the film where you get given a dessert upon arrival and a cocktail afterwards?
More Tim Winton adaptations are on the way.