Dumbo proves more ap-Peele-ing than Us at weekend box office

Disney’s flying pachyderm Dumbo won over family audiences over the weekend, pipping another family-centric (if not family-friendly) new release at the post in the form of Jordan Peele’s doppel-horror UsCaptain Marvel continued to demonstrate her durability too, in third spot. Full details below.

1. Dumbo $489,382 (Walt Disney)
2. Us $432,490 (Universal)
3. Captain Marvel $403,033 (Walt Disney)
4. Five Feet Apart $211,147 (Roadshow)
5. Daffodils $189,288 (Transmission)
6. Fighting with My Family $125,927 (Universal)
7.  Green Book $64,127 (eOne)
8. Lucifer $45,065 (Independent)
9. Junglee $39,836 (Forum Films)
10. Rabb da Radio 2 $38,009 (Forum Films)

Source: Numero. Estimated figures as at 1:43pm, 1/04/19