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Top 50 films each year

since 1992, ranked by reported gross Australian box office as at 31 December each year

Next update March 2017

Australian films highlighted and in bold.


2015

The top 10 films accounted for 31 per cent of the total Australian box office in 2015; the top 50 accounted for 75 per cent.

There were an unprecedented six Australian titles in the top-50-earning films of 2015.

Rank Title Distributor Release date Box office ($)1
1 Star Wars: The Force Awakens Walt Disney 17 Dec 15 62,785,185
2 Jurassic World Universal 11 Jun 15 52,938,244
3 Fast and Furious 7 Universal 2 Apr 15 43,337,100
4 The Avengers: Age of Ultron Walt Disney 23 Apr 15 40,113,085
5 Spectre Sony Pictures 12 Nov 15 34,578,531
6 Minions Universal 18 Jun 15 32,905,862
7 Inside Out Walt Disney 18 Jun 15 31,144,188
8 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 Roadshow 19 Nov 15 29,002,702
9 Pitch Perfect 2 Universal 7 May 15 28,125,863
10 The Martian Fox 1 Oct 15 27,427,945
11 Fifty Shades of Grey Universal 12 Feb 15 23,715,873
12 Cinderella Walt Disney 26 Mar 15 22,302,911
13 Mad Max: Fury Road Roadshow 14 May 15 21,685,344
14 American Sniper Roadshow 22 Jan 15 19,445,672
15 The Imitation Game Roadshow 1 Jan 15 19,221,789
16 Home Fox 19 Mar 15 19,164,102
17 The Dressmaker Universal 29 Oct 15 18,557,934
18 Kingsman: The Secret Service Fox 5 Feb 15 18,527,730
19 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Warner Bros 26 Dec 14 17,168,776
20 The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Fox 26 Feb 15 16,240,022
21 Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation Paramount 30 Jul 15 16,115,723
22 Ant-Man Walt Disney 16 Jul 15 15,944,602
23 Penguins of Madagascar Fox/Dreamworks 1 Jan 15 15,314,450
24 Taken 3 Fox 8 Jan 15 14,671,420
25 Big Hero 6 Walt Disney 26 Dec 14 14,623,724
26 Spy Fox 21 May 15 14,355,098
27 Terminator: Genisys Paramount 1 Jul 15 14,128,041
28 Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials Fox 10 Sep 15 13,727,062
29 Trainwreck Universal 6 Aug 15 13,466,673
30 Pixels Sony Pictures 10 Sep 15 13,362,899
31 Magic Mike XXL Warner Bros 9 Jul 15 12,277,264
32 Insurgent Entertainment One 19 Mar 15 12,244,329
33 Straight Outta Compton Universal 3 Sep 15 11,982,932
34 Into the Woods Walt Disney 8 Jan 15 11,882,707
35 Ted 2 Universal 25 Jun 15 11,792,536
36 Oddball Roadshow 17 Sep 15 11,043,604
37 Hotel Transylvania 2 Sony Pictures 26 Nov 15 10,749,520
38 Everest Universal 17 Sep 15 10,420,100
39 The Water Diviner Universal/eOne 26 Dec 14 10,148,891
40 Paper Planes Roadshow 15 Jan 15 9,654,965
41 The Intern Warner Bros 1 Oct 15 9,414,319
42 San Andreas Roadshow 28 May 15 9,039,425
43 Focus Warner Bros 5 Mar 15 8,770,055
44 Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb Fox 26 Dec 14 8,445,310
45 Spongebob Squarepants: Sponge Out of Water Paramount 2 Apr 15 8,178,856
46 Entourage Warner Bros 4 Jun 15 7,676,607
47 Bridge of Spies Fox 22 Oct 15 7,539,395
48 Last Cab to Darwin Icon 6 Aug 15 7,390,306
49 Pan Warner Bros 24 Sep 15 7,346,388
50 Daddy's Home Paramount 26 Dec 15 6,941,646

Source: Motion Picture Distributors Association of Australia (MPDAA).

Notes:
Australian films are those under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.
1. Earnings are in current dollars (i.e. not adjusted for inflation) and per calendar year so totals do not necessarily represent total earnings for a film. Box office data from 1 January to 31 December 2015, as reported in the MPDAA year-to-date report, January 2016.

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2014

The top 10 films accounted for 25 per cent of the total Australian box office in 2014; the top 50 accounted for 70 per cent.

Rank Title Distributor Release date Box office ($)1
1 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 Roadshow 20 Nov 14 32,779,853
2 The Lego Movie Roadshow 3 Apr 14 29,834,461
3 Transformers: Age of Extinction Paramount 25 Jun 14 26,958,295
4 Gone Girl Fox 2 Oct 14 26,863,290
5 How to Train Your Dragon 2 Fox 19 Jun 14 26,787,330
6 Guardians of the Galaxy Walt Disney 7 Aug 14 26,750,580
7 Frozen Walt Disney 26 Dec 13 25,674,174
8 The Wolf of Wall Street Roadshow 23 Jan 14 23,331,454
9 22 Jump Street Sony Pictures 19 Jun 14 22,798,114
10 X-Men: Days of Future Past Fox 22 May 14 22,640,455
11 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Warner Bros 26 Dec 13 20,687,689
12 The Other Woman Fox 17 Apr 14 20,370,396
13 Interstellar Warner Bros 6 Nov 14 20,122,558
14 Captain America: The Winter Soldier Walt Disney 3 Apr 14 20,003,091
15 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Fox 9 Jul 14 18,409,522
16 Bad Neighbours Universal 8 May 14 18,026,984
17 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Paramount 11 Sep 14 17,822,299
18 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Warner Bros 26 Dec 14 17,688,011
19 Maleficent Walt Disney 29 May 14 16,497,540
20 The Maze Runner Fox 18 Sep 14 16,239,375
21 The Amazing Spider-Man 2: Rise of Electro Sony Pictures 17 Apr 14 16,081,329
22 Lucy Universal 31 Jul 14 15,980,956
23 The Book Thief Fox 9 Jan 14 14,068,804
24 Godzilla Warner Bros 15 May 14 14,023,463
25 Mr. Peabody and Sherman Fox 27 Mar 14 13,231,197
26 The Fault in Our Stars Fox 5 Jun 14 13,186,674
27 Noah Paramount 27 Mar 14 12,466,408
28 The Grand Budapest Hotel Fox 10 Apr 14 12,383,945
29 Rio 2 Fox 3 Jul 14 12,332,102
30 The Hundred-Foot Journey Walt Disney 14 Aug 14 12,190,567
31 Divergent Entertainment One 10 Apr 14 10,692,569
32 Saving Mr. Banks Walt Disney 9 Jan 14 10,188,033
33 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Fox 26 Dec 13 9,745,683
34 Edge of Tomorrow Roadshow 5 Jun 14 9,523,205
35 Fury Sony Pictures 23 Oct 14 9,510,192
36 Philomena Entertainment One 26 Dec 13 9,047,168
37 The Monuments Men Fox 13 Mar 14 8,788,272
38 300: Rise of an Empire Warner Bros 6 Mar 14 8,495,294
39 Exodus: Gods & Kings Fox 4 Dec 14 8,242,684
40 Hercules Paramount 24 Jul 14 8,221,574
41 Anchorman 2 Paramount 19 Dec 13 7,801,654
42 American Hustle Roadshow 12 Dec 13 7,753,829
43 Jersey Boys Warner Bros 3 Jul 14 7,641,708
44 12 Years a Slave Icon 30 Jan 14 7,540,910
45 The Inbetweeners 2 Roadshow 21 Aug 14 7,489,047
46 Sex Tape Sony Pictures 17 Jul 14 7,455,802
47 Big Hero 6 Walt Disney 26 Dec 14 7,266,717
48 Robocop Sony Pictures 6 Feb 14 7,081,222
49 Paddington StudioCanal 11 Dec 14 6,987,988
50 The Boxtrolls Universal 18 Sep 14 6,980,355

Source: Motion Picture Distributors Association of Australia (MPDAA).

Notes:
Australian films are those under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.
1. Earnings are in current dollars (i.e. not adjusted for inflation) and per calendar year so totals do not necessarily represent total earnings for a film. Box office data from 1 January to 31 December 2014, as reported in the MPDAA year-to-date report, January 2015.

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2013

The top 10 films accounted for 27 per cent of the total Australian box office in 2013; the top 50 accounted for 72 per cent.

Rank Title Distributor Release date Box office ($)1
1 Iron Man 3 Walt Disney 24 Apr 13 39,230,000
2 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Roadshow 21 Nov 13 36,365,987
3 Despicable Me 2 Universal 20 Jun 13 35,754,861
4 Life of Pi Fox 1 Jan 13 28,290,560
5 The Great Gatsby Roadshow 30 May 13 27,383,762
6 Fast and Furious 6 Universal 6 Jun 13 26,995,183
7 The Croods Fox 28 Mar 13 25,283,444
8 Man of Steel Warner Bros 27 Jun 13 24,338,130
9 Monsters University Walt Disney 20 Jun 13 24,262,000
10 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Warner Bros 26 Dec 12 23,822,667
11 Thor: The Dark World Walt Disney 31 Oct 13 23,019,370
12 Gravity Warner Bros 3 Oct 13 21,043,519
13 The Hangover Part III Warner Bros 23 May 13 21,007,382
14 Wreck It Ralph Walt Disney 26 Dec 12 18,937,817
15 World War Z Paramount 20 Jun 13 18,534,373
16 Les Miserables Universal 26 Dec 12 18,342,978
17 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Warner Bros 26 Dec 13 17,752,481
18 Now You See Me eOne /Hopscotch 8 Aug 13 17,217,395
19 Star Trek Into Darkness Paramount 9 May 13 16,308,153
20 Django Unchained Sony Pictures 24 Jan 13 16,029,313
21 The Wolverine Fox 25 Jul 13 15,871,882
22 Oz: The Great and Powerful Walt Disney 7 Mar 13 15,255,000
23 The Heat Fox 11 Jul 13 15,081,647
24 Silver Linings Playbook Roadshow 31 Jan 13 13,992,715
25 The Smurfs 2 Sony Pictures 12 Sep 13 13,293,080
26 Turbo Fox 19 Sep 13 13,209,206
27 Elysium Sony Pictures 15 Aug 13 11,976,563
28 Grown Ups 2 Sony Pictures 26 Sep 13 11,107,962
29 A Good Day to Die Hard Fox 21 Mar 13 10,999,944
30 G.I. Joe: Retaliation Paramount 28 Mar 13 10,709,648
31 The Lone Ranger Walt Disney 4 Jul 13 10,523,000
32 Parental Guidance Fox 26 Dec 12 10,152,621
33 Frozen Walt Disney 26 Dec 13 9,996,563
34 We're the Millers Warner Bros 15 Aug 13 9,718,348
35 Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa Paramount 14 Nov 13 9,655,828
36 Captain Phillips Sony Pictures 24 Oct 13 9,554,948
37 Oblivion Universal 11 Apr 13 9,278,069
38 The Conjuring Warner Bros 18 Jul 13 8,875,731
39 Jack Reacher Paramount 3 Jan 13 8,795,000
40 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 Sony Pictures 5 Dec 13 8,714,302
41 About Time Universal 17 Oct 13 8,562,222
42 Epic Fox 27 Jun 13 8,428,961
43 Pacific Rim Warner Bros 11 Jul 13 8,331,018
44 Anchorman 2 Paramount 19 Dec 13 8,270,724
45 Quartet Paramount/Transmission 26 Dec 12 8,231,955
46 Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters Paramount 7 Feb 13 8,071,213
47 The Internship Fox 13 Jun 13 7,918,945
48 Planes Walt Disney 19 Sep 13 7,912,000
49 This is the End Sony Pictures 18 Jul 13 7,681,301
50 Gangster Squad Roadshow 10 Jan 13 7,515,205

Source: Motion Picture Distributors Association of Australia (MPDAA).

Notes:
Australian films are those under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.
1. Earnings are in current dollars (i.e. not adjusted for inflation) and per calendar year so totals do not necessarily represent total earnings for a film. Box office data from 1 January to 31 December 2012, as reported in the MPDAA year-to-date report, January 2013.

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2012

The top 10 films accounted for 29 per cent of the total Australian box office in 2012; the top 50 accounted for 72 per cent.

Rank Title Distributor Release date Box office ($)1
1 The Avengers Walt Disney 25 Apr 12 53,250,000
2 Skyfall Sony Pictures 22 Nov 12 44,201,692
3 The Dark Knight Rises Warner Bros 19 Jul 12 43,377,003
4 Ted Universal 5 Jul 12 34,478,356
5 The Hunger Games Roadshow 22 Mar 12 31,178,495
6 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 Hoyts/StudioCanal 15 Nov 12 28,241,807
7 Ice Age 4: Continental Drift Fox 28 Jun 12 27,626,683
8 Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted Paramount 13 Sep 12 24,239,294
9 The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Fox 22 Mar 12 21,423,486
10 Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows Roadshow 5 Jan 12 20,083,088
11 Snow White and the Huntsman Universal 21 Jun 12 19,880,261
12 Taken 2 Fox 4 Oct 12 19,312,198
13 Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked Fox 1 Jan 12 19,207,671
14 The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Warner Bros 26 Dec 12 19,097,224
15 Prometheus Fox 7 Jun 12 18,225,774
16 Men in Black 3 Sony Pictures 24 May 12 17,545,041
17 The Amazing Spider-Man Sony Pictures 4 Jul 12 17,419,811
18 Brave Walt Disney 21 Jun 12 16,666,000
19 Dr Seuss’ The Lorax Universal 29 Mar 12 15,992,977
20 The Descendants Fox 12 Jan 12 15,241,872
21 21 Jump Street Sony Pictures 15 Mar 12 14,965,258
22 American Pie: Reunion Universal 5 Apr 12 14,942,699
23 The Sapphires eOne/Hopscotch 9 Aug 12 14,465,831
24 The Dictator Paramount 16 May 12 13,673,704
25 The Bourne Legacy Universal 16 Aug 12 12,632,501
26 Magic Mike Roadshow 26 Jul 12 12,573,778
27 Hotel Transylvania Sony Pictures 20 Sep 12 12,070,277
28 Looper Roadshow 27 Sep 12 11,817,639
29 The Vow Sony Pictures 9 Feb 12 11,332,109
30 The Adventures of Tintin Paramount 26 Dec 11 10,773,469
31 Dark Shadows Roadshow 10 May 12 10,730,143
32 Argo Warner Bros 25 Oct 12 10,708,133
33 Pitch Perfect Universal 6 Dec 12 10,641,671
34 Hugo Paramount 12 Jan 12 10,541,550
35 The Muppets Walt Disney 12 Jan 12 9,922,000
36 Battleship Universal 12 Apr 12 9,902,270
37 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Sony Pictures 12 Jan 12 8,683,222
38 Safe House Universal 9 Feb 12 8,669,806
39 The Expendables 2 Roadshow 30 Aug 12 8,403,371
40 War Horse Walt Disney 26 Dec 11 8,386,723
41 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days Fox 20 Sep 12 8,263,083
42 Happy Feet Two Roadshow 26 Dec 11 8,233,118
43 Rise of the Guardians Paramount 13 Dec 12 8,175,099
44 This Means War Fox 14 Feb 12 8,121,778
45 Les Misérables Universal 26 Dec 12 8,094,988
46 What to Expect When You’re Expecting Roadshow 31 May 12 8,045,788
47 The Iron Lady Icon 26 Dec 11 8,029,860
48 Chronicle Fox 2 Feb 12 7,704,287
49 Paranormal Activity 4 Paramount 18 Oct 12 7,694,232
50 Titanic 3D Fox 5 Apr 12 7,362,542

Source: Motion Picture Distributors Association of Australia (MPDAA).

Notes:
Australian films are those under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.
1. Earnings are in current dollars (i.e. not adjusted for inflation) and per calendar year so totals do not necessarily represent total earnings for a film. Box office data from 1 January to 31 December 2012, as reported in the MPDAA year-to-date report, January 2013.

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2011

Rank Title Distributor Release date Box office ($)1
1 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 Warner Bros 13 Jul 2011 52,611,276
2 Transformers: Dark of the Moon Paramount 29 Jun 2011 37,548,440
3 The Hangover Part II Warner Bros 26 May 2011 32,674,884
4 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 Hoyts 17 Nov 2011 28,093,421
5 Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides Walt Disney 19 May 2011 27,266,850
6 Bridesmaids Universal 16 Jun 2011 27,147,018
7 The King’s Speech Paramount/Transmission 26 Dec 2010 26,831,612
8 Fast and Furious 5 Universal 20 Apr 2011 25,326,584
9 Tangled Walt Disney 6 Jan 2011 22,230,000
10 Red Dog Roadshow 4 Aug 2011 21,327,512
11 Cars 2 Walt Disney 23 Jun 2011 20,196,000
12 The Smurfs Sony Pictures 15 Sep 2011 20,042,969
13 Kung Fu Panda 2 Paramount 23 Jun 2011 19,575,243
14 Thor Paramount 21 Apr 2011 19,010,298
15 Rio Fox 7 Apr 2011 16,393,509
16 Rise of the Planet of the Apes Fox 4 Aug 2011 14,624,707
17 Black Swan Fox 20 Jan 2011 14,547,837
18 Yogi Bear Warner Bros 13 Jan 2011 14,535,714
19 X-Men: First Class Fox 2 Jun 2011 14,317,022
20 Puss in Boots Paramount 8 Dec 2011 12,777,874
21 Johnny English Reborn Universal 15 Sep 2011 12,696,859
22 Horrible Bosses Warner Bros 25 Aug 2011 12,475,105
23 Mr Popper’s Penguins Fox 30 Jun 2011 12,438,469
24 Hop Universal 7 Apr 2011 11,759,613
25 Real Steel Walt Disney 6 Oct 2011 11,695,000
26 Crazy Stupid Love Warner Bros 29 Sep 2011 11,015,483
27 Meet the Parents: Little Fockers Paramount 26 Dec 2010 10,991,945
28 Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol Paramount 15 Dec 2011 10,858,714
29 Water for Elephants Fox 12 May 2011 10,801,622
30 Captain America: The First Avenger Paramount 28 Jul 2011 10,593,337
31 Gulliver’s Travels Fox 26 Dec 2010 10,510,531
32 Rango Paramount 10 Mar 2011 10,311,159
33 The Green Hornet Sony Pictures 20 Jan 2011 9,217,502
34 In Time Fox 27 Oct 2011 9,136,473
35 The Inbetweeners Roadshow 24 Nov 2011 8,786,461
36 New Year’s Eve Warner Bros 8 Dec 2011 8,499,163
37 Just Go With It Sony Pictures 31 Mar 2011 8,489,351
38 True Grit Paramount 26 Jan 2011 8,391,912
39 Bad Teacher Sony Pictures 21 Jul 2011 8,338,452
40 Super 8 Paramount 9 Jun 2011 8,326,381
41 Paranormal Activity 3 Paramount 20 Oct 2011 7,976,223
42 The Help Walt Disney 1 Sep 2011 7,808,928
43 No Strings Attached Paramount 10 Feb 2011 7,766,336
44 Burlesque Sony Pictures 13 Jan 2011 7,697,436
45 Limitless Roadshow 17 Mar 2011 7,658,923
46 The Tourist Sony Pictures 26 Dec 2010 7,575,960
47 Friends with Benefits Sony Pictures 18 Aug 2011 7,392,550
48 Zookeeper Sony Pictures 8 Sep 2011 7,320,509
49 I Am Number Four Walt Disney 24 Feb 2011 7,261,800
50 Hall Pass Warner Bros 3 Mar 2011 7,260,787

Source: Motion Picture Distributors Association of Australia (MPDAA).

Notes:
Australian films are those under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.
1. Earnings are in current dollars (i.e. not adjusted for inflation) and per calendar year so totals do not necessarily represent total earnings for a film. Box office data from 1 January to 31 December 2011, as reported in the MPDAA year-to-date report, January 2012.

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2010

Rank Title Distributor Release date Box office ($)1
1 Avatar Fox 17 Dec 2009 75,290,566
2 Toy Story 3 Walt Disney 24 Jun 2010 42,416,000
3 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 Warner Bros 18 Nov 2010 38,989,401
4 Alice in Wonderland Walt Disney 4 Mar 2010 37,562,000
5 Inception Warner Bros 22 Jul 2010 35,624,598
6 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Hoyts 1 Jul 2010 34,212,465
7 Shrek Forever After Paramount 17 Jun 2010 27,493,937
8 Iron Man 2 Paramount 29 Apr 2010 25,994,371
9 Sex and the City 2 Roadshow 3 Jun 2010 23,528,482
10 Despicable Me Universal 9 Sep 2010 22,229,389
11 How To Train Your Dragon Paramount 25 Mar 2010 20,587,115
12 Clash of the Titans Warner Bros 1 Apr 2010 19,365,598
13 Robin Hood Universal 13 May 2010 18,767,133
14 Sherlock Holmes Roadshow 26 Dec 2009 17,714,141
15 Valentine’s Day Warner Bros 11 Feb 2010 15,873,510
16 It’s Complicated Universal 7 Jan 2010 15,763,758
17 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakuel Fox 26 Dec 2009 15,031,771
18 Tomorrow When the War Began Paramount 2 Sep 2010 13,480,012
19 The Blind Side Warner Bros 25 Feb 2010 13,403,126
20 The Karate Kid Sony Pictures 8 Jul 2010 13,387,023
21 Salt Sony Pictures 19 Aug 2010 12,628,974
22 Megamind Paramount 9 Dec 2010 12,341,150
23 Eat Pray Love Sony Pictures 7 Oct 2010 12,077,128
24 Grown Ups Sony Pictures 24 Jun 2010 12,068,761
25 The Social Network Sony Pictures 28 Oct 2010 11,769,857
26 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader Fox 2 Dec 2010 10,862,073
27 Tooth Fairy Fox 14 Jan 2010 10,513,974
28 Prince of Persia: Sands of Time Walt Disney 27 May 2010 10,482,000
29 The Other Guys Sony Pictures 9 Sep 2010 10,440,270
30 Step Up 3D Universal 5 Aug 2010 10,311,025
31 Shutter Island Paramount 18 Feb 2010 10,272,882
32 Knight and Day Fox 15 Jul 2010 10,153,818
33 The A Team Fox 10 Jun 2010 10,133,235
34 Jackass 3D Paramount 4 Nov 2010 10,019,456
35 Due Date Warner Bros 25 Nov 2010 9,907,607
36 The Last Airbender Paramount 16 Sep 2010 9,868,214
37 Get Him To The Greek Universal 17 Jun 2010 9,256,792
38 Tron: Legacy Walt Disney 16 Dec 2010 9,211,767
39 Date Night Fox 8 Apr 2010 9,141,847
40 The Expendables Roadshow 12 Aug 2010 9,065,084
41 Up In The Air Paramount 14 Jan 2010 8,522,027
42 Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang Universal 1 Apr 2010 8,383,945
43 Meet the Parents: Little Fockers Paramount 26 Dec 2010 8,283,813
44 Red Icon 28 Oct 2010 8,119,446
45 Bran Nue Dae Roadshow 14 Jan 2010 7,680,192
46 The Town Warner Bros 14 Oct 2010 7,553,321
47 Life As We Know It Roadshow 21 Oct 2010 7,451,196
48 Invictus Warner Bros 21 Jan 2010 7,145,118
49 Paranormal Activity 2 Paramount 21 Oct 2010 6,957,695
50 The Last Song Walt Disney 1 Apr 2010 6,928,000

Source: Motion Picture Distributors Association of Australia (MPDAA).

Notes:
Australian films are those under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.
1. Earnings are in current dollars (i.e. not adjusted for inflation) and per calendar year so totals do not necessarily represent total earnings for a film. Box office data from 1 January to 31 December 2010, as reported in the MPDAA master report, January 2011.

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2009

Rank Title Distributor Release date Box office ($)1
1 Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince Warner Bros 15 Jul 2009 40,597,409
2 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Paramount 24 Jun 2009 40,340,888
3 Avatar Fox 17 Dec 2009 38,810,446
4 The Twilight Saga: New Moon Hoyts 19 Nov 2009 36,957,295
5 Ice Age 3: Dawn of the Dinosaurs Fox 1 Jul 2009 29,793,423
6 Up Walt Disney 3 Sep 2009 27,990,900
7 The Hangover Warner Bros 11 Jun 2009 21,405,338
8 Monsters vs Aliens Paramount 2 Apr 2009 20,584,698
9 2012 Sony Pictures 12 Nov 2009 20,082,475
10 Slumdog Millionaire Icon 18 Dec 2008 18,877,786
11 X-Men Origins: Wolverine Fox 29 Apr 2009 18,575,441
12 Angels and Demons Sony Pictures 14 May 2009 18,118,273
13 Night at the Museum 2 Fox 21 May 2009 17,283,045
14 Fast & Furious Universal 16 Apr 2009 17,131,619
15 The Proposal Walt Disney 18 Jun 2009 16,615,500
16 Gran Torino Roadshow 22 Jan 2009 16,284,939
17 Star Trek Paramount 7 May 2009 16,053,601
18 Mao’s Last Dancer Roadshow/Hopscotch 1 Oct 2009 14,991,787
19 Terminator Salvation Sony Pictures 4 Jun 2009 14,974,041
20 He’s Just Not That Into You Roadshow 12 Feb 2009 14,719,258
21 Bruno Universal 8 Jul 2009 14,040,474
22 Yes Man Roadshow 1 Jan 2009 13,888,035
23 Inglourious Basterds Universal 20 Aug 2009 13,722,085
24 17 Again Roadshow 9 Apr 2009 12,671,375
25 The Ugly Truth Sony Pictures 6 Aug 2009 12,389,432
26 Bride Wars Fox 15 Jan 2009 11,527,522
27 Bolt Walt Disney 1 Jan 2009 11,494,727
28 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Warner Bros 26 Dec 2008 11,323,648
29 Couples Retreat Universal 8 Oct 2009 11,185,369
30 Bedtime Stories Walt Disney 26 Dec 2008 10,823,722
31 G-Force Walt Disney 17 Sep 2009 10,651,800
32 Australia Fox 26 Nov 2008 10,643,250
33 Hannah Montana: The Movie Walt Disney 25 Jun 2009 10,450,900
34 Marley & Me Fox 1 Jan 2009 10,072,955
35 Michael Jackson’s This Is It Sony Pictures 29 Oct 2009 9,566,660
36 My Sister’s Keeper Roadshow 30 Jul 2009 9,479,103
37 Watchmen Paramount 5 Mar 2009 9,368,363
38 Confessions of a Shopaholic Walt Disney 12 Mar 2009 9,217,500
39 Public Enemies Universal 30 Jul 2009 8,939,874
40 District 9 Sony Pictures 13 Aug 2009 8,391,300
41 Sherlock Holmes Roadshow 26 Dec 2009 8,209,894
42 Paranormal Activity Icon 3 Dec 2009 8,135,089
43 Twilight Hoyts 11 Dec 2008 8,110,807
44 G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra Paramount 6 Aug 2009 8,090,397
45 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakuel Fox 26 Dec 2009 7,922,299
46 Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs Sony Pictures 26 Nov 2009 7,676,968
47 Knowing (Australia/US) Icon 26 Mar 2009 7,588,162
48 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa Paramount 18 Dec 2008 7,530,305
49 Julie & Julia Sony Pictures 8 Oct 2009 7,342,099
50 State of Play Universal 28 May 2009 7,039,141

Source: Motion Picture Distributors Association of Australia (MPDAA).

Notes:
Australian films are those under Australian creative control, including domestic productions, official co-productions and other productions involving shared creative control, i.e. with a mix of Australians in key creative positions.
1. Earnings are in current dollars (i.e. not adjusted for inflation) and per calendar year so totals do not necessarily represent total earnings for a film. Box office data from 1 January to 31 December 2009, as reported in the MPDAA master report, January 2010.

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2008

Rank Title Distributor Release date Box office ($)1
1 The Dark Knight Warner Bros 16 Jul 2008 45,781,158
2 Mamma Mia! Universal 10 Jul 2008 31,734,345
3 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Paramount 22 May 2008 29,289,765
4 Quantum of Solace Sony 19 Nov 2008 28,940,927
5 Sex and the City Roadshow 5 Jun 2008 26,971,508
6 Australia Fox 26 Nov 2008 26,915,773
7 Kung Fu Panda Paramount 26 Jun 2008 25,829,876
8 I Am Legend Roadshow 3 Jan 2008 23,199,299
9 Hancock Sony 3 Jul 2008 20,572,585
10 Iron Man Paramount 1 May 2008 19,991,768
11 Wall-E Walt Disney 18 Sep 2008 17,976,450
12 Alvin and the Chipmunks Fox 3 Jan 2008 17,634,697
13 Get Smart Roadshow 26 Jun 2008 17,012,926
14 27 Dresses Fox 10 Jan 2008 15,539,914
15 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa Paramount 18 Dec 2008 14,412,705
16 Twilight Hoyts 11 Dec 2008 14,087,101
17 The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian Walt Disney 5 Jun 2008 13,834,443
18 Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who! Fox 20 Mar 2008 11,789,202
19 American Gangster Universal 10 Jan 2008 11,745,485
20 Juno Fox 17 Jan 2008 11,724,134
21 You Don’t Mess with the Zohan Sony 19 Jun 2008 11,265,521
22 High School Musical 3: Senior Year Walt Disney 4 Dec 2008 10,293,404
23 What Happens In Vegas Fox 8 May 2008 10,175,707
24 Tropic Thunder Paramount 21 Aug 2008 10,113,507
25 The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor Universal 11 Sep 2008 9,649,285
26 Burn After Reading Universal 16 Oct 2008 9,551,675
27 Step Brothers Sony 18 Sep 2008 9,242,624
28 Step Up 2: The Streets Universal 20 Mar 2008 9,100,990
29 Jumper Fox 14 Feb 2008 9,090,809
30 The Golden Compass Roadshow 26 Dec 2007 8,486,082
31 Enchanted Walt Disney 26 Dec 2007 8,404,788
32 Journey to the Center of the Earth Roadshow 25 Sep 2008 8,273,708
33 The Bucket List Warner Bros 21 Feb 2008 7,936,944
34 The Spiderwick Chronicles Paramount 3 Apr 2008 7,934,784
35 Wanted Universal 31 Jul 2008 7,825,485
36 Atonement Universal 26 Dec 2007 7,392,450
37 Body of Lies Warner Bros 9 Oct 2008 7,342,512
38 Taken Fox 14 Aug 2008 7,158,144
39 Eagle Eye Paramount 25 Sep 2008 6,830,062
40 Forgetting Sarah Marshall Universal 17 Apr 2008 6,791,476
41 Beverly Hills Chihuahua Walt Disney 29 Sep 2008 6,754,773
42 10,000 BC Warner Bros 6 Mar 2008 6,633,462
43 Four Holidays Roadshow 4 Dec 2008 6,586,303
44 Nim’s Island Universal 10 Apr 2008 6,178,606
45 Cloverfield Paramount 17 Jan 2008 5,911,191
46 The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep Sony 10 Jan 2008 5,846,746
47 Sweeney Todd Warner Bros 24 Jan 2008 5,532,630
48 Made of Honour Sony 1 May 2008 5,484,802
49 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Warner Bros 26 Dec 2008 5,409,632
50 Fool’s Gold Warner Bros 7 Feb 2008 5,351,680

Source: Motion Picture Distributors Association of Australia (MPDAA).

Notes:
1. Earnings are in current dollars (i.e. not adjusted for inflation) and per calendar year so do not necessarily represent total earnings for a film. Box office data from 1 January to 31 December 2009, as reported in the MDAA master report, January 2010.

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2007

Rank Title Distributor Release date Box office ($)1
1 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Warner Bros 11 Jul 2007 35,527,464
2 Shrek The Third Paramount 7 Jun 2007 33,726,100
3 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End BVI 24 May 2007 33,098,069
4 The Simpsons Movie Fox 26 Jul 2007 31,435,610
5 Transformers Paramount 28 Jun 2007 27,915,848
6 Spider-Man 3 Sony 3 May 2007 24,023,793
7 The Bourne Ultimatum Universal 30 Aug 2007 21,964,574
8 Happy Feet Roadshow 26 Dec 2006 20,700,559
9 Night at the Museum Fox 26 Dec 2006 17,586,158
10 Wild Hogs BVI 8 Mar 2007 17,242,315
11 Mr Bean's Holiday Paramount/Universal 29 Mar 2007 16,996,424
12 Hairspray Roadshow 13 Sep 2007 16,456,470
13 Knocked Up Universal 5 Jul 2007 14,479,314
14 Ratatouille Walt Disney 6 Sep 2007 14,419,689
15 300 Warner Bros 5 Apr 2007 14,396,129
16 Death at a Funeral Icon 11 Oct 2007 14,352,588
17 The Pursuit of Happyness Sony 11 Jan 2007 13,777,911
18 Ocean's Thirteen Roadshow 14 Jun 2007 12,282,074
19 Bee Movie Paramount 6 Dec 2007 11,971,469
20 Die Hard 4.0 Fox 9 Aug 2007 11,308,906
21 Casino Royale Sony 7 Dec 2006 10,440,367
22 Rush Hour 3 Roadshow 27 Sep 2007 10,415,060
23 Music and Lyrics Roadshow 14 Feb 2007 9,842,893
24 Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer Fox 21 Jun 2007 9,681,693
25 Deja Vu BVI 18 Jan 2007 9,004,818
26 The Holiday UIP/Universal 26 Dec 2006 8,445,760
27 Meet the Robinsons BVI 29 Mar 2007 8,444,685
28 Blood Diamond Warner Bros 4 Jan 2007 8,385,130
29 The Queen Icon 26 Dec 2006 7,981,439
30 National Treasure: Book of Secrets Walt Disney 20 Dec 2007 7,900,520
31 Blades of Glory Paramount 21 Jun 2007 7,877,326
32 Evan Almighty Universal 20 Sep 2007 7,642,336
33 Ghost Rider Sony 15 Feb 2007 7,448,034
34 Superbad Sony 20 Sep 2007 7,397,931
35 I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry Universal 16 Aug 2007 7,366,077
36 Miss Potter Icon 25 Jan 2007 7,354,546
37 Beowulf Warner Bros 29 Nov 2007 6,954,879
38 TMNT Roadshow 22 Mar 2007 6,916,479
39 The Heartbreak Kid Paramount 22 Nov 2007 6,760,509
40 Epic Movie Fox 25 Jan 2007 6,559,662
41 Flushed Away UIP/Paramount 21 Dec 2006 6,470,486
42 The Golden Compass Roadshow 26 Dec 2007 6,282,068
43 Notes on a Scandal Fox 15 Feb 2007 6,252,715
44 Surf's Up Sony 13 Sep 2007 6,216,922
45 Hot Fuzz Paramount/Universal 15 Mar 2007 6,016,003
46 Bridge to Terabithia BVI 14 Jun 2007 5,975,367
47 Babel UIP/Paramount 26 Dec 2006 5,769,438
48 No Reservations Roadshow 23 Aug 2007 5,569,952
49 Shooter Paramount 19 Apr 2007 5,422,850
50 Norbit Paramount 22 Feb 2007 5,221,226

Source: Motion Picture Distributors Association of Australia (MPDAA).

Notes:
1. Earnings are in current dollars (i.e. not adjusted for inflation) and per calendar year so totals do not necessarily represent total earnings for a film. Box office data from 1 January to 31 December 2007, as reported in January 2008.

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2006

Rank Title Distributor Release date Box office ($)1
1 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest BVI 6 Jul 2006 38,051,837
2 The Da Vinci Code Sony 18 May 2006 27,052,375
3 Ice Age 2: The Meltdown Fox 6 Apr 2006 24,566,473
4 Casino Royale Sony 7 Dec 2006 21,771,132
5 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe BVI 26 Dec 2005 21,244,281
6 Cars BVI 8 Jun 2006 17,663,541
7 Borat Fox 23 Nov 2006 17,127,217
8 X-Men: The Last Stand Fox 25 May 2006 16,593,952
9 The Devil Wears Prada Fox 28 Sep 2006 16,556,903
10 Over the Hedge UIP/Paramount 22 Jun 2006 16,313,606
11 Walk the Line Fox 2 Feb 2006 15,200,446
12 Click Sony 22 Jun 2006 14,091,825
13 Superman Returns Warner Bros 29 Jun 2006 14,063,388
14 Chicken Little BVI 1 Jan 2006 13,506,497
15 The Departed Warner Bros 12 Oct 2006 11,462,023
16 Happy Feet Roadshow 26 Dec 2006 11,085,606
17 Mission: Impossible III UIP/Paramount 4 May 2006 11,064,351
18 Memoirs of a Geisha Roadshow 19 Jan 2006 10,423,197
19 You, Me and Dupree UIP/Paramount 27 Jul 2006 10,237,980
20 The Break-Up UIP/Paramount 8 Jun 2006 9,870,158
21 Brokeback Mountain Roadshow 26 Jan 2006 9,408,914
22 Scary Movie 4 BVI 13 Apr 2006 8,755,523
23 Nanny McPhee UIP/Paramount 12 Jan 2006 8,593,027
24 Rumour Has It… Roadshow 5 Jan 2006 8,289,377
25 Inside Man UIP/Paramount 30 Mar 2006 8,187,410
26 Monster House Sony 14 Sep 2006 7,985,375
27 The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift UIP/Paramount 15 Jun 2006 7,940,533
28 Fun with Dick and Jane Sony 26 Dec 2005 7,708,671
29 Kenny Madman 17 Aug 2006 7,647,447
30 King Kong UIP/Paramount 14 Dec 2005 7,159,527
31 Garfield 2 Fox 7 Sep 2006 7,066,183
32 Miami Vice UIP/Paramount 10 Aug 2006 6,831,206
33 The Shaggy Dog BVI 9 Mar 2006 6,670,189
34 Saw III Hoyts 2 Nov 2006 6,665,017
35 Step Up UIP/Paramount 28 Sep 2006 6,652,418
36 Take the Lead Roadshow 25 May 2006 6,620,544
37 The World’s Fastest Indian Becker 6 Apr 2006 6,593,804
38 Night at the Museum Fox 26 Dec 2006 6,468,249
39 She’s the Man Roadshow 6 Apr 2006 6,368,650
40 Little Miss Sunshine Fox 12 Oct 2006 6,259,580
41 Date Movie Fox 16 Feb 2006 6,106,991
42 Charlotte’s Web UIP/Paramount 7 Dec 2006 6,025,924
43 Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby Sony 21 Sep 2006 5,983,061
44 The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause BVI 16 Nov 2006 5,912,764
45 Eragon Fox 14 Dec 2006 5,845,883
46 The Lake House Roadshow 27 Jul 2006 5,726,834
47 Jackass Number Two UIP/Paramount 9 Nov 2006 5,698,046
48 V for Vendetta Warner Bros 30 Mar 2006 5,672,547
49 The Prestige Warner Bros 16 Nov 2006 5,661,642
50 Big Momma’s House 2 Fox 26 Jan 2006 5,652,775

Source: Motion Picture Distributors Association of Australia (MPDAA).

Notes:
1. Earnings are in current dollars (i.e. not adjusted for inflation) and per calendar year so totals do not necessarily represent total earnings for a film. Box office data from 1 January to 31 December 2006, as reported in January 2007.

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2005

Rank Title Distributor Release date Box office ($)1
1 Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith Fox 19 May 2005 35,453,636
2 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Warner Bros 1 Dec 2005 30,799,011
3 Madagascar UIP 16 Jun 2005 25,426,110
4 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Roadshow 1 Sep 2005 24,497,897
5 Meet the Fockers UIP 26 Dec 2004 24,100,857
6 War of the Worlds UIP 29 Jun 2005 21,559,982
7 Mr and Mrs Smith Fox 9 Jun 2005 20,403,665
8 The Incredibles BVI 26 Dec 2004 16,929,065
9 Wedding Crashers Roadshow 11 Aug 2005 16,774,852
10 Batman Begins WB 16 Jun 2005 15,770,796
11 King Kong UIP 14 Dec 2005 14,350,969
12 Hitch Sony 3 Mar 2005 14,197,428
13 The Chronicles of Narnia:
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
BVI 26 Dec 2005 13,885,549
14 Robots Fox 24 Mar 2005 13,823,183
15 Fantastic Four Fox 7 Jul 2005 12,177,737
16 The Pacifier BVI 24 Mar 2005 11,171,666
17 The Longest Yard Sony 2 Jun 2005 10,966,083
18 Wallace & Gromit:
The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
UIP 15 Sep 2005 10,732,020
19 The Dukes of Hazzard Roadshow 15 Sep 2005 10,271,430
20 Bewitched Sony 7 Jul 2005 9,840,830
21 Herbie: Fully Loaded BVI 23 Jun 2005 9,383,489
22 Monster-In-Law Roadshow 21 Jul 2005 9,098,778
23 The 40-Year-Old Virgin UIP 6 Oct 2005 9,012,740
24 The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy BVI 28 Apr 2005 8,911,210
25 Racing Stripes Roadshow 6 Jan 2005 8,654,525
26 The Aviator WB 10 Feb 2005 8,644,423
27 Million Dollar Baby Roadshow 3 Feb 2005 8,532,434
28 Kingdom of Heaven Fox 5 May 2005 8,186,659
29 Miss Congeniality 2:
Armed and Fabulous
Roadshow 26 Mar 2005 8,119,953
30 Finding Neverland BVI 1 Jan 2005 8,009,200
31 In Her Shoes Fox 13 Oct 2005 7,980,542
32 Constantine Roadshow 24 Feb 2005 7,755,510
33 Flightplan BVI 10 Nov 2005 7,748,998
34 The Interpreter UIP 14 Apr 2005 7,172,401
35 Pride and Prejudice UIP 20 Oct 2005 7,013,407
36 The Spongebob Squarepants Movie UIP 6 Jan 2005 6,979,144
37 Sky High BVI 8 Sep 2005 6,559,149
38 Sin City BVI 14 Jul 2005 6,370,289
39 The Island WB 28 Jul 2005 6,259,318
40 Ladder 49 BVI 6 Jan 2005 6,023,182
41 Cinderella Man BVI 29 Sep 2005 5,983,763
42 Closer Sony 26 Jan 2005 5,918,258
43 The Adventures of Shark Boy
and Lava Girl in 3D
Sony 8 Sep 2005 5,823,148
44 Wolf Creek Roadshow 3 Nov 2005 5,800,416
45 Saw 2 Hoyts 17 Nov 2005 5,726,055
46 Saharah UIP 7 Apr 2005 5,538,228
47 The Ring 2 UIP 24 Mar 2005 5,493,381
48 Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo Sony 22 Sep 2005 5,449,112
49 Elektra Fox 13 Jan 2005 4,951,827
50 The Phantom of the Opera UIP 26 Dec 2004 4,895,966

Source: Motion Picture Distributors Association of Australia (MPDAA).

Notes:
1. Earnings are in current dollars (i.e. not adjusted for inflation) and per calendar year so totals do not necessarily represent total earnings for a film. Box office data from 1 January to 31 December 2005, as reported in January 2006.

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2004

Rank Title Distributor Release date Box office ($)1
1 Shrek 2 UIP 17 Jun 2004 50,345,252
2 Lord of the Rings: The Return of The King Roadshow 26 Dec 2003 49,369,294
3 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Warner Bros 10 Jun 2004 33,135,758
4 Meet The Fockers UIP 26 Dec 2004 27,463,947
5 Spider-Man 2 CTS 30 Jun 2004 24,394,233
6 Troy Warner Bros 13 May 2004 23,703,158
7 The Incredibles BVI 26 Dec 2004 23,440,811
8 The Day After Tomorrow Fox 27 May 2004 20,229,116
9 Love Actually UIP 26 Dec 2003 18,726,738
10 Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason UIP 11 Nov 2004 18,241,435
11 The Bourne Supremacy UIP 26 Aug 2004 15,809,781
12 Something's Gotta Give Warner Bros 8 Jan 2004 15,680,501
13 Shark Tale UIP 23 Sep 2004 15,318,923
14 The Passion of The Christ Icon 25 Feb 2004 15,183,802
15 Ocean's Twelve Roadshow 9 Dec 2004 15,150,422
16 50 First Dates CTS 25 Mar 2004 14,765,016
17 Spy Kids 3d: Game Over BVI 1 Jan 2004 13,626,969
18 Starsky & Hutch BVI 8 Apr 2004 13,453,647
19 I, Robot Fox 22 Jul 2004 13,222,481
20 Van Helsing UIP 6 May 2004 12,810,472
21 The Last Samurai Warner Bros 15 Jan 2004 12,701,372
22 Scooby-Doo: Monsters Unleashed Warner Bros 1 Apr 2004 10,802,457
23 Garfield Fox 16 Sep 2004 10,503,703
24 Cat In The Hat UIP 1 Apr 2004 9,883,696
25 Shall We Dance BVI 21 Oct 2004 9,865,445
26 Dodgeball: A True Under Dog Story Fox 9 Sep 2004 9,686,894
27 Brother Bear BVI 26 Dec 2003 9,129,658
28 Along Came Polly UIP 22 Jan 2004 9,068,968
29 King Arthur BVI 15 Jul 2004 9,013,126
30 The Polar Express Warner Bros 18 Nov 2004 8,990,954
31 Cheaper By The Dozen Fox 8 Jan 2004 8,917,479
32 Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events UIP 16 Dec 2004 8,909,059
33 Mean Girls UIP 24 Jun 2004 8,560,603
34 Kill Bill: Vol. 2 BVI 22 Apr 2004 8,497,067
35 Fahrenheit 9/11 Hopscotch 29 Jul 2004 8,374,934
36 Collateral UIP 14 Oct 2004 8,359,691
37 Mona Lisa Smile CTS 19 Feb 2004 7,872,457
38 Welcome To The Jungle CTS 1 Jan 2004 7,547,878
39 The Village BVI 2 Sep 2004 7,475,830
40 Cold Mountain BVI 1 Jan 2004 7,433,270
41 The Princess Diaries 2 BVI 16 Sep 2004 7,249,707
42 Suddenly 30 CTS 2 Sep 2004 6,678,529
43 National Treasure BVI 25 Nov 2004 6,455,288
44 The Stepford Wives UIP 15 Jul 2004 6,352,842
45 Alien Vs Predator Fox 30 Sep 2004 6,259,142
46 The Notebook Roadshow 14 Oct 2004 6,136,745
47 Under The Tuscan Sun BVI 12 Feb 2004 6,074,808
48 The Haunted Mansion BVI 25 Mar 2004 5,987,925
49 The Grudge Roadshow 18 Nov 2004 5,868,410
50 Man On Fire Fox 5 Aug 2004 5,705,330

Source: Motion Picture Distributors Association of Australia (MPDAA).

Notes:
1. Earnings are in current dollars (i.e. not adjusted for inflation) and per calendar year so totals do not necessarily represent total earnings for a film. Box office data from 1 January to 31 December 2004, as reported in January 2005.

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2003

The top 10 films accounted for 27.5 per cent of the total Australian box office in 2003; the top 50 accounted for 70 per cent.

Rank Title Distributor Release date Box office ($)1
1 Finding Nemo BVI 28 Aug 2003 37,134,608
2 The Matrix Reloaded Roadshow 16 May 2003 33,624,930
3 Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Roadshow 26 Dec 2002 28,078,985
4 Pirates of the Caribbean BVI 11 Sep 2003 25,123,519
5 Bruce Almighty BVI 19 Jun 2003 20,471,485
6 Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines Columbia 17 Jun 2003 19,098,385
7 Chicago BVI/Miramax 23 Jan 2003 19,005,615
8 Lord of the Rings: Return of the King Roadshow 26 Dec 2003 18,986,440
9 Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle Columbia 3 Jul 2003 18,895,789
10 The Matrix Revolutions Roadshow 6 Nov 2003 17,958,057
11 American Pie: The Wedding UIP/Universal 7 Aug 2003 16,637,320
12 X-Men 2 Fox 30 Apr 2003 16,444,169
13 Two Weeks Notice Roadshow 1 Jan 2003 16,106,115
14 8 Mile UIP/Universal 16 Jan 2003 16,063,985
15 Catch Me if You Can UIP/Universal 9 Jan 2003 14,850,198
16 Daddy Day Care Columbia 26 Jun 2003 14,817,370
17 2 Fast 2 Furious UIP/Universal 5 Jun 2003 13,848,626
18 Johnny English UIP/Universal 10 Apr 2003 12,525,983
19 How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days UIP/Paramount 24 Apr 2003 11,538,736
20 Anger Management Columbia 17 Apr 2003 10,903,170
21 Master and Commander Fox 4 Dec 2003 10,715,843
22 Italian Job UIP/Paramount 21 Aug 2003 10,618,361
23 Bad Boys 2 Columbia 18 Sep 2003 10,611,317
24 Hulk UIP/Universal 26 Jun 2003 9,639,103
25 Maid in Manhattan Columbia 6 Mar 2003 8,809,899
26 Ned Kelly (Australia/UK) UIP/Universal 27 Mar 2003 8,364,811
27 School of Rock UIP/Paramount 20 Nov 2003 8,279,965
28 Intolerable Cruelty UIP/Universal 23 Oct 2003 8,185,972
29 Whale Rider BVI 8 May 2003 8,180,135
30 Spy Kids 2 BVI/Miramax 9 Jan 2003 8,053,162
31 League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Fox 2 Oct 2003 8,020,465
32 Kill Bill: Volume 1 BVI/Miramax 16 Oct 2003 7,987,211
33 S.W.A.T. Columbia 27 Nov 2003 7,898,820
34 Elf Roadshow 27 Nov 2003 7,880,402
35 Just Married Fox 20 Feb 2003 7,780,230
36 Daredevil Fox 20 Mar 2003 7,651,485
37 Gangs of New York Columbia 13 Feb 2003 7,578,696
38 Scary Movie 3 BVI/Miramax 11 Dec 2003 7,375,301
39 The Hours BVI/Miramax 20 Feb 2003 7,113,471
40 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Warner Bros 28 Nov 2002 7,036,670
41 Love Actually UIP/Universal 26 Dec 2003 6,801,092
42 Calendar Girls BVI 9 Oct 2003 6,638,859
43 Legally Blonde 2 Fox/MGM 11 Sep 2003 6,270,118
44 Freaky Friday BVI 18 Sep 2003 6,163,754
45 Lara Croft – Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life UIP/Paramount 25 Sep 2003 6,115,293
46 What a Girl Wants Warner Bros 3 Apr 2003 5,776,954
47 The Quiet American BVI 16 Jan 2003 5,321,232
48 The Lizzie Mcguire Movie BVI 29 May 2003 5,134,514
49 The Hot Chick BVI 1 Jan 2003 5,134,506
50 Die Another Day Fox/MGM 12 Dec 2002 5,060,935

Source: Motion Picture Distributors Association of Australia (MPDAA).

Notes:
1. Earnings are in current dollars (i.e. not adjusted for inflation) and per calendar year so totals do not necessarily represent total earnings for a film. Box office data from 1 January to 31 December 2003, as reported in January 2004.

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2002

The top 10 films accounted for 30 per cent of the total Australian box office in 2002; the top 50 accounted for 72 per cent.

Rank Title Distributor Release date Box office ($)1
1 Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones Fox 16 May 2002 33,811,334
2 Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring Roadshow 26 Dec 2001 31,928,267
3 Spider-Man Columbia 6 June 2002 30,815,910
4 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Warner Bros 28 Nov 2002 30,339,888
5 My Big Fat Greek Wedding Roadshow 24 Oct 2002 23,978,406
6 Ocean's 11 Roadshow 10 Jan 2002 22,234,443
7 Ice Age Fox 21 Mar 2002 20,488,513
8 A Beautiful Mind UIP/Universal 7 Mar 2002 19,792,193
9 Austin Powers in Goldmember Roadshow 19 Sept 2002 19,372,022
10 Scooby-Doo Warner Bros 20 June 2002 18,213,909
11 Monsters, Inc. BVI 26 Dec 2001 18,168,266
12 Men in Black II Columbia 3 July 2002 17,617,086
13 Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Roadshow 26 Dec 2002 17,573,357
14 Die Another Day Fox/MGM 12 Dec 2002 13,670,499
15 Lilo & Stitch BVI 19 Sept 2002 12,927,164
16 Bourne Identity UIP/Universal 26 Sept 2002 12,894,155
17 Bend It Like Beckham Icon 4 July 2002 12,718,836
18 Minority Report Fox 20 June 2002 12,023,370
19 Signs BVI 15 Aug 2002 11,972,885
20 Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Warner Bros 29 Nov 2001 11,044,357
21 xXx Columbia 12 Sept 2002 10,839,909
22 Black Hawk Down Columbia 21 Feb 2002 10,609,298
23 Panic Room Columbia 11 Apr 2002 10,584,625
24 Snow Dogs BVI 30 May 2002 10,168,416
25 Stuart Little 2 Columbia 5 Sept 2002 10,148,456
26 About a Boy UIP/Universal 1 Aug 2002 9,963,473
27 Shallow Hal Fox 1 Jan 2002 9,332,205
28 Mr Deeds Columbia 22 Aug 2002 8,829,440
29 Gosford Park Icon 14 Mar 2002 8,238,970
30 Crackerjack Roadshow 11 July 2002 7,703,151
31 Red Dragon UIP/Universal 24 Oct 2002 7,629,475
32 Rabbit-Proof Fence Becker/Ocean 21 Feb 2002 7,510,545
33 We Were Soldiers Icon 25 April 2002 7,311,695
34 The Ring UIP/Universal 14 Nov 2002 7,282,159
35 Ali Roadshow 21 Feb 2002 6,826,868
36 The Scorpion King UIP/Universal 18 April 2002 6,788,360
37 Blade 2 Roadshow 11 July 2002 6,289,295
38 Kate and Leopold BVI/Miramax 14 Mar 2002 6,287,452
39 Spy Game UIP/Universal 24 Jan 2002 6,245,730
40 Sweet Home Alabama BVI 19 Dec 2002 6,117,481
41 The Sum of All Fears UIP/Paramount 29 Aug 2002 5,858,994
42 Amelie Dendy 26 Dec 2001 5,815,653
43 Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius UIP/Paramount 28 Mar 2002 5,719,879
44 Insomnia BVI 5 Sept 2002 5,449,487
45 Santa Clause 2 BVI 5 Dec 2002 5,407,304
46 Serendipity BVI/Miramax 17 Jan 2002 5,346,285
47 Not Another Teen Movie Columbia 21 Mar 2002 5,192,646
48 Dirty Deeds Hoyts 18 July 2002 5,034,142
49 Road to Perdition Fox 10 Oct 2002 4,804,215
50 Showtime Roadshow 28 Mar 2002 4,757,130

Source: Motion Picture Distributors Association of Australia (MPDAA).

Notes:
1. Earnings are in current dollars (i.e. not adjusted for inflation) and per calendar year so totals do not necessarily represent total earnings for a film. Box office data from 1 January to 31 December 2002, as reported in January 2003.

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2001

The top 10 films accounted for 28 per cent of the total Australian box office in 2001; the top 50 accounted for 73 per cent.

Rank Title Distributor Release date Box office ($)1
1 Shrek UIP/Universal 21 Jun 2001 32,045,840
2 Harry Potter & the Philosopher's Stone Warner Bros 29 Nov 2001 31,265,680
3 Moulin Rouge Fox 24 May 2001 27,431,931
4 What Women Want Roadshow 8 Jan 2001 22,533,750
5 Bridget Jones's Diary UIP/Universal 26 Jul 2001 22,404,421
6 Castaway UIP/Universal 18 Jan 2001 20,261,501
7 Miss Congeniality Roadshow 15 Mar 2001 20,049,198
8 Pearl Harbour BVI 7 Jun 2001 18,773,007
9 The Mummy Returns UIP/Universal 10 May 2001 18,204,297
10 Cats and Dogs Roadshow 20 Sep 2001 16,560,693
11 Lara Croft: Tomb Raider UIP/Paramount 21 Jun 2001 15,902,078
12 Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring Roadshow 26 Dec 2001 14,923,060
13 Meet the Parents UIP/Universal 26 Dec 2000 14,798,938
14 Swordfish Roadshow 28 Jun 2001 14,489,080
15 Rush Hour 2 Roadshow 27 Sep 2001 12,791,892
16 Traffic Roadshow 8 Mar 2001 12,092,802
17 American Pie 2 UIP/Universal 6 Dec 2001 11,659,696
18 Planet of the Apes Fox 9 Aug 2001 11,638,085
19 Coyote Ugly BVI 1 Jan 2001 11,454,787
20 Hannibal UIP/Universal 15 Feb 2001 11,282,930
21 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon Columbia 21 Dec 2001 10,753,792
22 Jurassic Park 3 UIP/Paramount 30 Aug 2001 10,654,035
23 Legally Blonde Fox 11 Oct 2001 10,438,873
24 The Others BVI/Miramax 8 Nov 2001 10,336,672
25 Dr. Dolittle 2 Fox 5 Jul 2001 10,260,690
26 The Fast and Furious UIP/Universal 20 Sep 2001 10,242,746
27 Chocolat Roadshow 15 Feb 2001 10,062,504
28 Lantana Palace 4 Oct 2001 9,883,101
29 Rugrats in Paris UIP/Paramount 5 Apr 2001 9,314,691
30 A Knight's Tale Columbia 23 Aug 2001 8,927,556
31 102 Dalmations BVI 26 Dec 2000 8,515,193
32 Save the Last Dance UIP/Paramount 5 Apr 2001 8,112,199
33 The Man Who Sued God BVI 25 Oct 2001 8,108,300
34 America's Sweethearts Columbia 4 Oct 2001 8,023,093
35 Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles (Aust./US) UIP/Universal 12 Apr 2001 7,759,103
36 The Princess Diaries BVI 13 Sep 2001 7,571,488
37 The Emperor's New Groove BVI 5 Apr 2001 7,418,630
38 Monsters, Inc. BVI 26 Dec 2001 7,353,623
39 The Mexican UIP/Universal 24 Apr 2001 7,065,881
40 Spy Kids Roadshow 20 Sep 2001 6,689,607
41 Chicken Run UIP/Universal 7 Dec 2000 6,398,419
42 Dude, Where's My Car Fox 29 Mar 2001 6,247,878
43 Evolution Columbia 12 Jul 2001 5,820,945
44 The Gift Columbia 12 Apr 2001 5,737,422
45 Vertical Limit Columbia 21 Dec 2000 5,690,764
46 The Animal Columbia 2 Aug 2001 5,689,876
47 Family Man Roadshow 25 Jan 2001 5,512,605
48 Training Day Roadshow 15 Nov 2001 4,974,476
49 Almost Famous Columbia 22 Feb 2001 4,965,792
50 Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within Columbia 26 Jul 2001 4,934,487

Source: Motion Picture Distributors Association of Australia (MPDAA).

Notes:
1. Earnings are in current dollars (i.e. not adjusted for inflation) and per calendar year so totals do not necessarily represent total earnings for a film. Box office data from 1 January to 31 December 2001, as reported in January 2002.

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2000

The top 10 films accounted for 27 per cent of the total Australian box office in 2000; the top 50 accounted for 69 per cent.

Rank Title Distributor Release date Box office ($)1
1 Gladiator UIP/Universal 4 May 2000 30,720,566
2 Mission Impossible 2 UIP/Paramount 1 Jun 2000 22,478,131
3 Stuart Little Columbia 6 Apr 2000 20,389,690
4 American Beauty UIP/Universal 27 Jan 2000 19,016,237
5 Erin Brockovich Columbia 13 Apr 2000 17,217,616
6 The Dish Roadshow 19 Oct 2000 16,880,862
7 Charlie's Angels Columbia 23 Nov 2000 16,163,112
8 Gone in 60 Seconds BVI 26 Jun 2000 14,144,319
9 Dinosaur BVI 15 Jun 2000 13,771,903
10 The Green Mile UIP/Universal 10 Feb 2000 13,062,973
11 Scary Movie Roadshow 31 Aug 2000 11,564,213
12 The Wog Boy Fox 24 Feb 2000 11,448,547
13 The Patriot Columbia 20 Jul 2000 11,364,799
14 X-Men: The Movie Fox 13 Jul 2000 11,068,346
15 Double Jeopardy UIP/Paramount 6 Jan 2000 11,013,028
16 The Perfect Storm Warner Bros 29 Jun 2000 10,933,750
17 Deuce Bigalow BVI 6 Jan 2000 10,338,226
18 Chicken Run UIP/Universal 7 Dec 2000 9,616,115
19 What Lies Beneath Fox 2 Nov 2000 8,631,454
20 Looking for Alibrandi Roadshow 4 May 2000  8,300,454
21 Three Kings Roadshow 13 Jan 2000 8,082,264
22 Unbreakable BVI 30 Nov 2000 8,063,143
23 Toy Story 2 BVI 2 Dec 1999 8,014,719
24 Big Momma's House Fox 7 Sep 2000 7,987,221
25 Keeping the Faith BVI 8 Jun 2000 7,526,869
26 Road Trip UIP/Universal 24 Aug 2000 7,513,962
27 The Talented Mr Ripley Roadshow 24 Feb 2000 7,158,458
28 Sleepy Hollow Roadshow 1 Jan 2000 7,133,250
29 The Hurricane Roadshow 16 Mar 2000 7,071,446
30 Bicentennial Man Columbia 26 Dec 1999 6,775,235
31 The Grinch UIP/Universal 30 Nov 2000 6,709,602
32 Scream 3 Roadshow 23 Mar 2000 6,522,446
33 The Flintstones: Viva Rock Vegas UIP/Universal 22 Jun 2000 6,474,247
34 Meet the Parents UIP/Universal 26 Dec 2000 6,422,531
35 Me, Myself and Irene Fox 22 Jun 2000 6,183,692
36 Billy Elliott UIP/Universal 2 Nov 2000 6,039,903
37 U-571 Roadshow 20 Apr 2000 5,723,888
38 Chopper Palace 3 Aug 2000  5,718,014
39 The Beach Fox 9 Mar 2000 5,598,367
40 Inspector Gadget BVI 21 Dec 1999 5,431,155
41 Snatch Columbia 9 Nov 2000 5,377,944
42 The Hollow Man Columbia 24 Aug 2000 5,301,434
43 Shanghai Noon BVI 10 Aug 2000 5,236,463
44 Shaft UIP/Paramount 26 Oct 2000 5,225,567
45 Galaxy Quest UIP/Universal 6 Apr 2000 5,113,047
46 The Tigger Movie BVI 6 Apr 2000 4,903,374
47 End of Days Roadshow 26 Dec 1999 4,787,777
48 The Whole Nine Yards Roadshow 30 Mar 2000 4,723,861
49 Space Cowboys Roadshow 5 Oct 2000 4,715,112
50 The Insider BVI 27 Jan 2000 4,692,966

Source: Motion Picture Distributors Association of Australia (MPDAA).

Notes:
1. Earnings are in current dollars (i.e. not adjusted for inflation) and per calendar year so totals do not necessarily represent total earnings for a film. Box office data from 1 January to 31 December 2000, as reported in January 2001.

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1999

The top 10 films accounted for 41 per cent of the total Australian box office in 1999; the top 50 accounted for 71 per cent.

Rank Title Distributor Release date Box office ($)1
1 Star Wars: The Phantom Menace Fox 3 Jun 1999 38,636,201
2 The Sixth Sense BVI 7 Oct 1999 28,278,980
3 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Roadshow 17 Jun 1999 22,326,386
4 The Matrix Roadshow 8 Apr 1999 22,307,267
5 Notting Hill Universal 10 Jun 1999 20,831,399
6 The Mummy UIP/Universal 24 Jun 1999 18,107,396
7 Big Daddy Columbia/TriStar 16 Sep 1999 14,633,868
8 American Pie UIP/Universal 16 Sep 1999 14,203,562
9 The World is Not Enough UIP/UA 25 Nov 1999 12,637,704
10 Toy Story 2 BVI 2 Dec 1999 12,116,703
11 Shakespeare in Love UIP/Universal 11 Feb 1999 12,009,367
12 Runaway Bride BVI 26 Aug 1999 11,806,057
13 Rugrats UIP/Paramount 1 Apr 1999 11,692,391
14 Tarzan BVI 9 Sep 1999 11,399,994
15 The Waterboy BVI 21 Jan 1999 11,223,716
16 Rush Hour Roadshow 14 Jan 1999 11,139,132
17 Entrapment Fox 8 Jul 1999 9,785,325
18 Deep Blue Sea Roadshow 27 Sep 1999 9,778,792
19 You've Got Mail Warner Bros 26 Dec 1998 9,335,944
20 The Blair Witch Project REP/Dendy 9 Dec 1999 9,015,249
21 Patch Adams UIP/Universal 25 Mar 1999 8,855,210
22 A Bug’s Life BVI 26 Nov 1998 8,450,485
23 Enemy of the State BVI 7 Jan 1999 8,185,019
24 Stepmom Columbia/TriStar 21 Jan 1999 8,113,667
25 Analyze This Roadshow 11 Mar 1999 8,058,697
26 South Park Warner Bros 15 Jul 1999 7,434,299
27 Payback Warner Bros 4 Mar 1999 7,406,888
28 Eyes Wide Shut Warner Bros 5 Aug 1999 7,313,984
29 Forces of Nature UIP/Universal 6 May 1999 7,063,331
30 The Bone Collector Columbia/TriStar 18 Nov 1999 6,633,488
31 Wild Wild West Warner Bros 9 Sep 1999 6,612,855
32 10 Things I Hate about You BVI 24 Jun 1999 6,456,578
33 Saving Private Ryan UIP/Paramount 19 Nov 1998 6,093,497
34 Cruel Intentions Columbia/TriStar 1 Apr 1999 5,960,103
35 Ever After: A Cinderella Story Fox 31 Dec 1998 5,898,046
36 Practical Magic Roadshow 4 Feb 1999 5,841,443
37 Life Is Beautiful Roadshow 26 Dec 1998 5,774,450
38 Never Been Kissed Fox 1 Jul 1999 5,620,739
39 The Haunting UIP/Universal 23 Sep 1999 5,592,981
40 The Thomas Crown Affair UIP/UA 19 Aug 1999 5,509,122
41 Two Hands REP 29 Jul 1999  5,441,578
42 The Craic Roadshow 29 Apr 1999  5,265,935
43 End of Days Roadshow 26 Dec 1999 5,219,881
44 Go Columbia/TriStar 19 Aug 1999 5,204,669
45 Blue Streak Columbia/TriStar 4 Nov 1999 5,112,001
46 Pokémon The Movie Warner Bros 16 Dec 1999 4,997,286
47 The Mask of Zorro Columbia/TriStar 26 Dec 1998 4,880,866
48 Extreme IMAX 4 Mar 1999 4,700,308
49 Madeline Columbia/TriStar 26 Dec 1998 4,693,625
50 The Thin Red Line Fox 18 Feb 1999 4,595,565

Source: Motion Picture Distributors Association of Australia (MPDAA).

Notes:
1. Earnings are in current dollars (i.e. not adjusted for inflation) and per calendar year so totals do not necessarily represent total earnings for a film. Box office data from 1 January to 31 December 1999, as reported in January 2000.

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1998

The top 10 films accounted for 31 per cent of the total Australian box office in 1998; the top 50 accounted for 73 per cent.

Rank Title Distributor Release date Box office ($)1
1 Titanic Fox 18 Dec 1997 47,327,308
2 There's Something about Mary Fox 3 Sep 1998 19,310,873
3 As Good As It Gets Columbia/TriStar 5 Feb 1998 18,723,867
4 Saving Private Ryan UIP/Paramount 19 Nov 1998 18,079,211
5 The Wedding Singer Roadshow 16 Apr 1998 17,162,021
6 Deep Impact UIP/Universal 18 Jun 1998 16,929,903
7 Dr Dolittle Fox 2 Jul 1998 16,612,066
8 Good Will Hunting Roadshow 12 Mar 1998 14,672,131
9 Armageddon BVI 20 Aug 1998 14,309,758
10 Sliding Doors UIP/Paramount 30 Jul 1998 13,741,326
11 Godzilla Columbia/TriStar 11 Jun 1998 13,494,185
12 The Truman Show UIP/Paramount 24 Sep 1998 12,457,531
13 A Bug’s Life BVI 26 Nov 1998 11,564,587
14 Lethal Weapon 4 Warner Bros 10 Sep 1998 10,994,143
15 Mousehunt UIP/Universal 1 Jan 1998 9,691,418
16 The Horse Whisperer BVI 4 Jun 1998 9,560,416
17 Lost in Space Roadshow 9 Apr 1998 9,260,719
18 Antz UIP/Universal 29 Oct 1998 9,094,325
19 The Jackal UIP/Universal 8 Jan 1998 8,645,905
20 Flubber BVI 26 Dec 1997 8,133,863
21 Six Days Seven Nights BVI 25 Jun 1998 8,099,811
22 Small Soldiers UIP/Universal 17 Sep 1998 7,710,809
23 Scream 2 Roadshow 15 Jan 1998 7,664,021
24 X-Files The Movie Fox 23 Jul 1998 7,416,003
25 City of Angels Warner Bros 21 May 1998 7,188,102
26 Tomorrow Never Dies UIP/UA 26 Dec 1997 7,018,947
27 The Man in the Iron Mask UIP/UA 2 Apr 1998 6,161,358
28 U.S. Marshals Warner Bros 30 Apr 1998 6,073,385
29 Starship Troopers BVI 5 Feb 1998 5,865,797
30 A Perfect Murder Warner Bros 15 Oct 1998 5,856,539
31 Alien: Resurrection Fox 1 Jan 1998 5,763,005
32 Blade Roadshow 8 Oct 1998 5,367,295
33 Spiceworld: The Movie PolyGram 8 Jan 1998 5,310,700
34 Mulan BVI 3 Sep 1998 4,776,349
35 Everest IMAX 18 Mar 1998 4,711,219
36 Devil's Advocate Warner Bros 1 Jan 1998 4,611,419
37 You've Got Mail Warner Bros 26 Dec 1998 4,387,033
38 In and Out Roadshow 26 Dec 1997 4,380,897
39 Wild Things Roadshow 14 May 1998 4,366,077
40 Babe: Pig in the City UIP/Universal 10 Dec 1998  4,328,511
41 I Still Know What You Did Last Summer Columbia/TriStar 26 Nov 1998 4,280,569
42 Jackie Brown Roadshow 5 Mar 1998 4,233,149
43 Anastasia Fox 25 Jun 1998 4,212,811
44 The Borrowers PolyGram 9 Apr 1998 4,149,353
45 The Full Monty Fox 16 Oct 1997 4,090,364
46 Mercury Rising UIP/Universal 9 Apr 1998 4,043,830
47 Elizabeth PolyGram 22 Oct 1998 3,915,846
48 The Mask of Zorro Columbia/TriStar 26 Dec 1998 3,909,589
49 Her Majesty Mrs Brown ABC Films 26 Dec 1997 3,878,452
50 The Rainmaker UIP/Universal 22 Jan 1998 3,767,168

Source: Motion Picture Distributors Association of Australia (MPDAA).

Notes:
1. Earnings are in current dollars (i.e. not adjusted for inflation) and per calendar year so totals do not necessarily represent total earnings for a film. Box office data from 1 January to 31 December 1998, as reported in January 1999.

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1997

The top 10 films accounted for 29 per cent of the total Australian box office in 1997; the top 50 accounted for 71 per cent.

Rank Title Distributor Release date Box office ($)1
1 Men in Black Columbia 18 Sep 1997 22,698,418
2 Liar, Liar UIP/Universal 12 Jun 1997 21,117,778
3 The Lost World UIP/Universal 29 May 1997 20,071,203
4 Bean PolyGram 3 Jul 1997 19,204,585
5 The Full Monty Fox 16 Oct 1997 19,107,446
6 My Best Friend’s Wedding Tristar 25 Sep 1997 17,201,966
7 Jerry Maguire Tristar 6 Mar 1997 14,027,136
8 Batman and Robin Warner Bros 26 Jun 1997 13,474,350
9 William Shakespeare’s Romeo + Juliet Fox 26 Dec 1996 12,886,821
10 Star Wars: Special Edition Fox 20 Mar 1997 11,334,819
11 The English Patient Roadshow 6 Mar 1997 11,265,757
12 Con Air BVI 17 Jul 1997 10,784,071
13 The Castle Roadshow 10 Apr 1997 10,325,587
14 Titanic Fox 18 Dec 1997 10,250,957
15 Face Off Buena Vista 28 Aug 1997 10,097,179
16 George of the Jungle Disney 25 Sep 1997 8,898,350
17 Air Force One Buena Vista 20 Nov 1997 8,266,240
18 The Fifth Element Columbia 15 May 1997 8,117,585
19 Dante’s Peak UIP/Universal 27 Mar 1997 7,625,276
20 Conspiracy Theory Warner Bros 7 Aug 1997 7,179,358
21 Michael Columbia 30 Jan 1997 7,003,189
22 The Long Kiss Goodnight Roadshow 23 Jan 1997 6,948,530
23 Scream REP 13 Feb 1997 6,578,966
24 The Ghost and the Darkness UIP/Paramount 9 Jan 1997 6,459,489
25 The Saint UIP/Paramount 17 Apr 1997 6,266,131
26 One Fine Day Fox 17 Apr 1997 6,087,289
27 Evita Roadshow 13 Feb 1997 5,995,330
28 Jack Hollywood 26 Dec 1996 5,934,576
29 The Devil’s Own Columbia 27 Mar 1997 5,699,532
30 Space Jam Warner Bros 12 Dec 1996 5,691,101
31 L.A. Confidential Warner Bros 30 Oct 1997 5,432,779
32 Contact Warner Bros 16 Oct 1997 5,423,758
33 101 Dalmations Disney 5 Dec 1996 5,398,086
34 Tomorrow Never Dies UIP/UA 26 Dec 1997 5,169,099
35 Daylight UIP/Universal 26 Dec 1996 5,111,073
36 I Know What You Did Last Summer Roadshow 27 Nov 1997 4,688,000
37 The Empire Strikes Back (SE) Fox 10 Apr 1997 4,498,508
38 Fierce Creatures UIP/Universal 23 Jan 1997 4,465,605
39 The Peacemaker UIP/Universal 4 Dec 1997 4,376,830
40 Metro Buena Vista 6 Feb 1997 4,317,544
41 Romy and Michelle’s High School Reunion Buena Vista 22 May 1997 4,204,749
42 Donnie Brasco Roadshow 1 May 1997 4,169,042
43 Volcano Fox 19 Jun 1997 4,101,233
44 The Mirror Has Two Faces Tristar 2 Jan 1997 4,064,624
45 Jungle 2 Jungle Disney 19 Jun 1997 4,054,721
46 Hercules Disney 18 Sep 1997 3,977,006
47 D3 – The Mighty Ducks Disney 27 Mar 1997 3,964,810
48 Flubber Disney 26 Dec 1997 3,761,937
49 Austin Powers Roadshow 21 Aug 1997 3,633,716
50 Anaconda Columbia 3 Jul 1997 3,605,007

Source: Motion Picture Distributors Association of Australia (MPDAA).

Notes:
1. Earnings are in current dollars (i.e. not adjusted for inflation) and per calendar year so totals do not necessarily represent total earnings for a film. Box office data from 1 January to 31 December 1997, as reported in January 1998.

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1996

The top 10 films accounted for 31 per cent of the total Australian box office in 1996; the top 50 accounted for 72 per cent.

Rank Title Distributor Release date Box office ($)1
1 Independence Day Fox 29 Aug 1996 29,290,655
2 Babe UIP/Universal 14 Dec 1995 25,804,186
3 Twister UIP 30 May 1996 23,438,404
4 Mission Impossible UIP/Paramount 27 Jun 1996 15,032,277
5 Jumanji Tristar 21 Mar 1996 13,210,257
6 Ransom BVI/Touchstone 14 Nov 1996 13,200,952
7 Birdcage UIP/UA 18 Apr 1996 12,387,553
8 The Rock BVI/Hollywood 25 Jul 1996 12,098,600
9 Nutty Professor UIP/Universal 19 Sep 1996 11,468,549
10 First Wives Club UIP/Paramount 24 Oct 1996 10,824,206
11 Goldeneye UIP/United Artists 26 Dec 1995 9,388,245
12 Get Shorty UIP/MGM 25 Jan 1996 9,038,371
13 Broken Arrow Fox 28 Mar 1996 8,074,222
14 Toy Story BVI/Disney 7 Dec 1995 7,752,930
15 Sense and Sensibility Columbia 29 Feb 1996 7,688,386
16 Heat Warner Bros 15 Feb 1996 7,463,694
17 Copycat Warner Bros 4 Jan 1996 7,236,169
18 12 Monkeys UIP/Universal 14 Mar 1996 7,009,070
19 Father of the Bride 2 BVI/Touchstone 26 Dec 1995 6,773,158
20 Shine Ronin 15 Aug 1996 6,764,493
21 Eraser Warner Bros 19 Sep 1996 6,184,048
22 Up Close and Personal Roadshow 6 Jun 1996 6,140,494
23 Phenomenon BVI/Touchstone 8 Aug 1996 5,873,807
24 Sleepers PolyGram 7 Nov 1996 5,838,946
25 Executive Decision Warner Bros 25 Apr 1996 5,594,375
26 Hunchback of Notre Dame BVI/Disney 12 Sep 1996 5,527,924
27 The American President UIP/Universal 14 Dec 1995 5,431,800
28 The Cable Guy Columbia 20 Jun 1996 5,364,698
29 Matilda Tristar 19 Sep 1996 5,304,781
30 The Truth about Cats and Dogs Fox 11 Jul 1996 5,226,578
31 Muppet Treasure Island BVI/Disney 20 Jun 1996 5,204,382
32 Space Jam Warner Bros 12 Dec 1996 5,153,152
33 The Phantom UIP/Paramount 26 Sep 1996 4,988,665
34 Mr Holland's Opus REP 7 Mar 1996 4,923,570
35 Star Trek: First Contact (96 R/1) UIP/Paramount 28 Nov 1996 4,751,038
36 Trainspotting PolyGram 23 May 1996 4,665,717
37 101 Dalmations (Live) Disney 5 Dec 1996 4,652,315
38 To Die For Fox 22 Feb 1996 4,593,516
39 A Time To Kill Warner Bros 15 Aug 1996 4,491,119
40 Jingle All the Way Fox 21 Nov 1996 4,486,337
41 Primal Fear UIP/Paramount 16 May 1996 4,123,498
42 How to Make an American Quilt UIP/Universal 9 May 1996 4,116,103
43 Sabrina UIP/Paramount 15 Feb 1996 3,984,309
44 Casino UIP/Universal 7 Mar 1996 3,974,550
45 Striptease Columbia 1 Aug 1996 3,794,283
46 Courage under Fire Fox 12 Sep 1996 3,590,018
47 Dragonheart UIP/Universal 12 Dec 1996 3,584,076
48 Emma REP 7 Nov 1996 3,564,241
49 The Craft Columbia 4 Jul 1996 3,351,230
50 A Little Princess Warner Bros 21 Dec 1995 3,158,122

Source: Motion Picture Distributors Association of Australia (MPDAA).

Notes:
1. Earnings are in current dollars (i.e. not adjusted for inflation) and per calendar year so totals do not necessarily represent total earnings for a film. Box office data from 1 January to 31 December 1996, as reported in January 1997.

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1995

The top 10 films accounted for 27 per cent of the total Australian box office in 1995; the top 50 accounted for 71 per cent.

Rank Title Distributor Release date Box office ($)1
1 Batman Forever Warner Bros 29 Jun 1995 17,934,344
2 Casper UIP/Universal 22 Jun 1995 16,856,655
3 Dumb and Dumber Roadshow 16 Mar 1995 16,455,091
4 Forrest Gump UIP/Paramount 17 Nov 1994 13,246,189
5 Apollo 13 UIP/Universal 31 Aug 1995 12,448,615
6 Die Hard: with a Vengance Roadshow 25 May 1995 12,050,360
7 Braveheart Fox 1 Jun 1995 11,930,986
8 Babe UIP/Universal 14 Dec 1995 10,972,358
9 While You Were Sleeping Hollywood 4 May 1995 10,737,584
10 Ace Ventura, When Nature Calls Roadshow 30 Nov 1995 10,462,699
11 Seven Roadshow 2 Nov 1995 10,338,250
12 Mask Roadshow 8 Dec 1994 9,871,373
13 Pocahontas Disney 24 Aug 1995 9,426,024
14 Disclosure Warner Bros 12 Jan 1995 8,427,105
15 Pulp Fiction Roadshow 24 Nov 1994 8,238,421
16 Stargate Roadshow 16 Feb 1995 7,973,491
17 Legends of the Fall Tristar 2 Mar 1995 7,549,283
18 Nine Months Fox 7 Sep 1995 7,219,191
19 Waterworld UIP/Universal 14 Sep 1995 6,932,576
20 Dangerous Minds Hollywood 28 Sep 1995 6,682,405
21 Little Women Columbia 30 Mar 1995 6,615,001
22 Interview with a Vampire Warner Bros 26 Dec 1994 6,102,820
23 Clueless UIP/Paramount 14 Sep 1995 5,959,312
24 Toy Story Disney 7 Dec 1995 5,937,427
25 Species UIP/MGM 3 Aug 1995 5,811,389
26 Richie Rich Warner Bros 26 Dec 1994 5,550,613
27 Rob Roy UIP/UA 13 Apr 1995 5,528,838
28 Once Were Warriors Dendy 8 Dec 1994 5,503,674
29 Crimson Tide Hollywood 8 Jun 1995 5,171,458
30 101 Dalmations Disney 6 Apr 1995 4,865,652
31 Nell REP 9 Feb 1995 4,843,557
32 Circle of Friends REP 27 Jul 1995 4,786,655
33 Bad Boys Columbia 25 Apr 1995 4,707,891
34 French Kiss REP 17 Aug 1995 4,676,217
35 Outbreak Warner Bros 6 Apr 1995 4,668,979
36 Under Seige 2: Dark Territory Warner Bros 27 Jul 1995 4,615,982
37 Free Willy 2 Warner Bros 21 Sep 1995 4,601,803
38 Little Rascals UIP/Universal 26 Dec 1995 4,556,951
39 The Brady Bunch UIP/Paramount 6 Apr 1995 4,537,397
40 Star Trek: Generations UIP/Paramount 30 Mar 1995 4,458,418
41 Goldeneye UIP/UA 26 Dec 1995 4,407,414
42 The Net Columbia 14 Sep 1995 4,210,447
43 Assassins Warner Bros 19 Oct 1995 4,018,791
44 Bridges of Madison County Warner Bros 12 Oct 1995 3,955,225
45 Congo UIP/Paramount 6 Jul 1995 3,846,358
46 First Knight Columbia 13 Jul 1995 3,842,132
47 Terminal Velocity Hollywood 26 Jan 1995 3,823,190
48 Judge Dredd Roadshow 17 Aug 1995 3,653,347
49 Street Fighter Columbia 12 Jan 1995 3,604,863
50 Drop Zone UIP/Paramount 5 Jan 1995 3,598,755

Source: Motion Picture Distributors Association of Australia (MPDAA).

Notes:
1. Earnings are in current dollars (i.e. not adjusted for inflation) and per calendar year so totals do not necessarily represent total earnings for a film. Box office data from 1 January to 31 December 1995, as reported in January 1996.

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1994

The top 10 films accounted for 36 per cent of the total Australian box office in 1994; the top 50 accounted for 74 per cent.

Rank Title Distributor Release date Box office ($)1
1 The Lion King Disney Aug 1994 24,647,222
2 Four Weddings and a Funeral Rep May 1994 21,471,077
3 Mrs Doubtfire Fox Dec 1993 20,525,035
4 Speed Fox Jun 1994 17,882,442
5 Forrest Gump UIP/Paramount Nov 1994 16,329,786
6 The Flintstones UIP/Universal Sep 1994 14,941,101
7 The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Roadshow Sep 1994 14,760,104
8 Muriel's Wedding Roadshow Sep 1994 13,954,930
9 Cool Runnings Disney Mar 1994 13,385,021
10 True Lies UIP/Universal Sep 1994 13,199,718
11 Schindler's List UIP/Universal Feb 1994 9,987,698
12 Mask Roadshow Dec 1994 9,020,434
13 Maverick Warner Bros Jun 1994 8,859,874
14 Sister Act 2 Touchstone Dec 1993 8,729,296
15 Philadelphia Tristar Mar 1994 6,958,892
16 Clear and Present Danger UIP/Paramount Oct 1994 6,950,373
17 Free Willy Warner Bros Dec 1993 6,808,957
18 Lightning Jack Roadshow Mar 1994 6,439,819
19 The Pelican Brief Warner Bros Mar 1994 6,092,789
20 Beverly Hills Cop 3 UIP/Paramount Jun 1994 5,491,645
21 The Secret Garden Warner Bros Jun 1994 5,450,154
22 The Specialist Warner Bros Oct 1994 4,814,562
23 Getting Even with Dad UIP/MGM Jun 1994 4,795,501
24 The Client Warner Bros Jul 1994 4,770,840
25 Naked Gun 33 1/3 UIP/Paramount Mar 1994 4,697,343
26 When a Man Loves a Woman Touchstone Jul 1994 4,645,558
27 Beethoven's 2nd UIP/Universal Dec 1993 4,389,247
28 The Santa Clause Hollywood Nov 1994 4,273,624
29 Pulp Fiction Roadshow Nov 1994 4,071,227
30 Ace Ventura Roadshow Apr 1994 3,831,033
31 The Crow Roadshow Jul 1994 3,808,237
32 In the Name of the Father UIP/Universal Mar 1994 3,702,542
33 Striking Distance Columbia Jan 1994 3,641,323
34 Beverly Hillbillies Fox Jan 1994 3,485,035
35 Reality Bites UIP/Universal Jun 1994 3,435,277
36 Remains of the Day Columbia Feb 1994 3,410,056
37 The Sum of Us UIP Jul 1994 3,284,916
38 Tombstone Roadshow Jan 1994 3,072,718
39 Grumpy Old Men Warner Bros Apr 1994 3,034,651
40 Wolf Columbia Sep 1994 3,029,710
41 The Three Musketeers Disney Dec 1993 2,859,736
42 Natural Born Killers Warner Bros Sep 1994 2,830,387
43 Sirens (Aust./UK) Buena Vista Apr 1994 2,779,645
44 City Slickers 2 Columbia Jun 1994 2,653,655
45 Wayne's World 2 UIP/Paramount Dec 1993 2,524,504
46 Like Water for Chocolate Dendy Oct 1993 2,485,509
47 The River Wild UIP/Universal Nov 1994 2,469,982
48 Age of Innocence Columbia Dec 1993 2,443,739
49 The Good Son Fox Feb 1994 2,381,031
50 My Life Roadshow Feb 1994 2,371,518

Source: Motion Picture Distributors Association of Australia (MPDAA).

Notes:
1. Earnings are in current dollars (i.e. not adjusted for inflation) and per calendar year so totals do not necessarily represent total earnings for a film. Box office data from 1 January to 31 December 1994, as reported in January 1995.

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1993

The top 10 films accounted for 37 per cent of the total Australian box office in 1993; the top 50 accounted for 81 per cent.

Rank Title Distributor Release date Box office ($)1
1 Jurassic Park UIP/Universal 2 Sep 1993 31,745,057
2 The Bodyguard Warner Bros 14 Jan 1993 18,260,412
3 Aladdin Disney 3 Jun 1993 17,639,062
4 Sister Act Touchstone 19 Nov 1992 13,609,732
5 The Fugitive Warner Bros 12 Aug 1993 11,700,288
6 Cliffhanger Tristar 1 Jul 1993 10,452,392
7 Sleepless in Seattle Tristar 5 Aug 1993 10,449,702
8 Indecent Proposal UIP/Paramount 29 Apr 1993 10,321,507
9 The Piano Miramax/Disney 5 Aug 1993 9,209,898
10 The Firm UIP/Paramount 22 Jul 1993 8,682,262
11 A Few Good Men Columbia 17 Dec 1992 8,156,424
12 Dracula Columbia 31 Dec 1992 8,135,455
13 Made in America Warner Bros 10 Jun 1993 8,003,503
14 Home Alone 2 Fox 10 Dec 1992 6,952,989
15 Sommersby Warner Bros 6 May 1993 6,206,146
16 Dennis the Menace Warner Bros 25 Jun 1993 6,142,976
17 Unforgiven Warner Bros 11 Feb 1993 5,917,756
18 Forever Young Warner Bros 25 Mar 1993 5,872,690
19 Reckless Kelly Warner Bros 8 Apr 1993 5,860,472
20 Mrs Doubtfire Fox 16 Dec 1993 5,715,140
21 Last of the Mohicans Roadshow 4 Mar 1993 5,396,932
22 The Crying Game Roadshow 4 Mar 1993 5,200,677
23 In the Line of Fire Columbia 7 Oct 1993 5,135,950
24 Dave Warner Bros 14 Oct 1993 4,885,452
25 Scent of a Woman UIP/Universal 11 Mar 1993 4,865,761
26 National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon Roadshow 1 Apr 1993 4,769,468
27 Falling Down Warner Bros 27 May 1993 4,611,589
28 Groundhog Day Columbia 8 Apr 1993 4,254,568
29 The Distinguished Gentlemen Hollywood 4 Feb 1993 4,189,698
30 Hot Shots 2 Fox 24 Jun 1993 4,153,032
31 Honey I Blew Up the Kids Disney 1 Jan 1993 4,043,261
32 Demolition Man Warner Bros 2 Dec 1993 3,986,135
33 Sliver UIP/Paramount 10 Jun 1993 3,826,258
34 Under Seige Warner Bros 26 Nov 1992 3,772,983
35 Rising Sun Fox 28 Oct 1993 3,422,968
36 Last Action Hero Columbia 16 Sep 1993 3,366,791
37 Fortress Roadshow 21 Jan 1993 3,287,145
38 Addams Family Values UIP/Paramount 25 Nov 1993 3,166,576
39 Jungle Book (R/I) Disney 1 Apr 1993 2,902,818
40 Heartbreak Kid Roadshow 17 Jun 1993 2,785,741
41 Assassin Warner Bros 11 Nov 1993 2,676,118
42 Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story UIP/Universal 24 Jun 1993 2,515,582
43 The Three Musketeers Disney 9 Dec 1993 2,449,853
44 Super Mario Bros Hoyts 10 Jun 1993 2,389,300
45 Much Ado about Nothing Buena Vista 21 Oct 1993 2,328,409
46 Wayne's World 2 UIP/Paramount 16 Dec 1993 2,192,358
47 Sister Act 2 Touchstone 23 Dec 1993 2,192,412
48 Toys Fox 1 Apr 1993 2,133,999
49 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3 Fox 8 Apr 1993 2,114,268
50 Malice Roadshow 18 Nov 1993 2,104,252

Source: Motion Picture Distributors Association of Australia (MPDAA).

Notes:
1. Earnings are in current dollars (i.e. not adjusted for inflation) and per calendar year so totals do not necessarily represent total earnings for a film. Box office data from 1 January to 31 December 1993, as reported in January 1994.

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1992

The top 10 films accounted for 33 per cent of the total Australian box office in 1992; the top 50 accounted for 78 per cent.

Rank Title Distributor Release date Box office ($)1
1 Strictly Ballroom Ronin 20 Aug 1992 18,732,864
2 Basic Instinct Roadshow 14 May 1992 13,136,547
3 Hook Tristar 26 Mar 1992 11,805,836
4 Lethal Weapon 3 Warner Bros 3 Sep 1992 11,651,169
5 Beauty and the Beast Disney 11 Jun 1992 10,341,346
6 Batman Returns Warner Bros 19 Jun 1992 9,650,530
7 Sister Act Touchstone 19 Nov 1992 9,169,448
8 Wayne's World UIP/Paramount 2 Jul 1992 9,093,163
9 Father of the Bride Touchstone 25 Dec 1992 8,806,803
10 Cape Fear UIP/Universal 9 Jan 1992 8,099,839
11 J.F.K Warner Bros 23 Jan 1992 7,934,524
12 The Addams Family Orion 26 Dec 1991 7,897,461
13 Point Break Fox 1 Jan 1992 7,600,510
14 Far and Away UIP/Universal 4 Jun 1992 6,667,879
15 Beethoven UIP/Universal 9 Apr 1992 6,401,175
16 Patriot Games UIP/Paramount 12 Aug 1992 6,239,793
17 Housesitter UIP/Universal 30 Jul 1992 6,191,356
18 Home Alone 2 Fox 10 Dec 1992 5,965,176
19 The Hand That Rocks the Cradle Hollywood 23 May 1992 5,634,837
20 White Men Can't Jump Fox 6 Aug 1992 5,532,457
21 Alien 3 Fox 4 Jun 1992 5,047,304
22 Under Seige Warner Bros 26 Nov 1992 4,764,149
23 My Girl Columbia 9 Apr 1992 4,230,265
24 Prince of Tides Columbia 27 Feb 1992 4,173,374
25 The Power of One Warner Bros 17 Sep 1992 3,931,936
26 Sneakers UIP/Universal 29 Oct 1992 3,317,944
27 Universal Soldier Tristar 17 Sep 1992 3,273,214
28 A League of Their Own Columbia 10 Sep 1992 3,169,255
29 City of Joy Hoyts 28 May 1992 3,113,684
30 Medicine Man Roadshow 5 Mar 1992 3,067,808
31 Ferngully Fox 27 Aug 1992 3,012,184
32 Death Becomes Her UIP/Universal 26 Nov 1992 2,953,945
33 Fried Green Tomatoes Roadshow 26 Mar 1992 2,902,374
34 Howards End Hoyts 21 May 1992 2,884,778
35 A Few Good Men Columbia 17 Dec 1992 2,883,833
36 Highlander 2 Roadshow 25 Dec 1991 2,779,545
37 Romper Stomper Roadshow 12 Nov 1992 2,711,372
38 Single White Female Columbia 8 Oct 1992 2,654,562
39 Boomerang UIP/Paramount 17 Sep 1992 2,520,648
40 The Lawnmower Man UIP 7 May 1992 2,396,200
41 Stop or My Mom Will Shoot UIP/Universal 2 Apr 1992 2,312,974
42 Frankie and Johnny UIP/Paramount 23 Jan 1992 2,291,417
43 The Player Roadshow 11 Jun 1992 2,039,236
44 Black Robe (Aust./Canada) Hoyts 27 Feb 1992 1,930,731
45 Buffy, The Vampire Slayer Fox 17 Sep 1992 1,928,739
46 Unlawful Entry Fox 5 Nov 1992 1,891,844
47 Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Disney 9 Apr 1992 1,770,867
48 Peter Pan (R/I) Disney 17 Sep 1992 1,753,614
49 Final Analysis Warner Bros 26 Mar 1992 1,745,083
50 Star Trek 6 UIP/Paramount 1 Jan 1992 1,722,026

Source: Motion Picture Distributors Association of Australia (MPDAA).

Notes:
1. Earnings are in current dollars (i.e. not adjusted for inflation) and per calendar year so totals do not necessarily represent total earnings for a film. Box office data from 1 January to 31 December 1992, as reported in January 1993.

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