BRIEF: Kiwi Box Office w/e 19 August 09

In the week ending 19 August, District 9 headed up the NZ box office takings in its first week of release. The Peter Jackson produced feature grossed over $825,000 on 50 screens, easily beating out se
[This is archived content and may not display in the originally intended format.]

In the week ending 19 August, District 9 headed up the NZ box office takings in its first week of release. The Peter Jackson produced feature grossed over $825,000 on 50 screens, easily beating out second placed G.I.Joe’s $466,000 on 57 screens.

For other films with a Kiwi interest, the Christine Jeffs-directed Sunshine Cleaning, um, cleaned up almost $175,000 on 32 screens in its opening week. It placed fifth, one spot above Separation City. Paul Middleditch’s film of Tom Scott’s script did over $160,000 on 49 screens in its second week, taking its overall above $358,000.

Unlock Padlock Icon

Like this content?

Become a Member and unlock unlimited Access today

ScreenHub
About the Author
ScreenHub​ is the online home for emerging and experienced Australian screen professionals.
Unlock Padlock Icon

Support us to keep providing
Screen news and jobs

Become a member and unlock access to jobs and all premium articles and news content