'Water for Elephants' at Aus box office No. 1
Published May 19 2011, 04:23 BST | By Rebecca Davies Water for Elephants
has topped the Australian box office.
The Francis Lawrence-directed movie, which stars Reese Witherspoon
and Robert Pattinson as lovers in a circus, beat Marvel's Thor
to take out the top spot in this week's ratings.
Vin Diesel and Dwayne Johnson action sequel Fast and Furious 5
came in fourth place but failed to beat science fiction thriller Source Code
, positioned at number three.Something Borrowed
drops down one place to settle for fifth after generating over $600,000 in ticket sales.Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil
jumps up from seventh to sixth, closely followed by Insidious
and Your Highness
in the seventh and eighth spots.
Russell Brand comedy Arthur
and animated family film Rio
both tumble down the chart to fill slots nine and 10.
The box office top ten in full (figures in Australian dollars):1.
(-) Water for Elephants
(3) Source Code
(1) Fast & Furious 5
(4) Something Borrowed - $681,1886.
(6) Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil - $450,143 7.
(-) Your Highness - $345,4049.
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