Box Office: Captain Marvel cruises past $30m on third weekend, Lego 2 opens #2

• Two new releases opened wide and they both made the top five.

Takings slipped lower again across the weekend to the tune of 14% as the top 20 movies earned $10.02m.

Two new releases opened wide and they both made the top five.

Lower down the chart Bohemian Rhapsody sits at #13, taking another $99,000, down 20% week-on-week. The film sits at #6 on the all time list with $54.86m. It trails Titanic at #5 on that list by close to $3m and catching it could be too big a task even for the mighty music biopic.

#1 Captain Marvel $3.88m

As its global box office builds toward US$1b, the latest superhero blockbuster passed $31m in Australia. The film shed 190 screens to 645 as screen average sat just over $6,000.

#2 The Lego Movie 2 $1.91m

The sequel to The Lego Movie opened on 391 screens with a screen average of $4,895. The first movie of the franchise opened exactly five years ago with $5.7m on its first weekend and ended up with over $30m.

#3 Fighting With My Family $1.21m

The Stephen Merchant-directed film about a family of wrestlers was the second of two new releases to make the top three over the weekend and opened on 319 screens with a screen average of $3,822.

#4 Hotel Mumbai $632,000

Box office was down 35% for the second weekend with the film adding five screens to 268 with a screen average of $3,822.

5 A Dog’s Way Home $350,000

Four weeks in the top five with the movie now over $4m. It remains on 256 screens with a screen average of #1,369,

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