Alita remains undefeated at weekend box office

Robert Rodriguez’s multi-multi-multi-million dollar blockbuster saw off competition from the Oscars’ Best Picture winner at the weekend box office, with Alita: Battle Angel edging out Green Book to take top spot. What audience interest in the sci-fi actioner remains to be seen with another female hero stepping into the frame this week with the release of Captain Marvel. Watch this… space.

1. Alita: Battle Angel $238,229 (Fox)
2. Green Book $194,117 (eOne)
3. Total Dhamaal $141,304 (Forum Films)
4. Escape Room $112,626 (Sony)
5. A Dog’s Way Home $92,155 (Sony)
6. What Men Want $64,643 (Paramount)
7. Luka Chuppi $57,755 (Forum Films)
8. Stan & Ollie $54,443 (eOne)
9. Greta $44,218 (Universal)
10. How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World $39,195 (Universal)

Source: Numero. Estimated figures as at 1:04pm, 4/03/19