Praise Mahershala Ali, star of the #1 & #2 films at the NZ box office

Mahershala Ali, holder of two Academy Awards, stars in the films holding the top two positions this week at the New Zealand box office. It was a close battle for the crown, but Alita: Battle Angel pipped Oscar winner Green Book by just a few thousand.

Will Captain Marvel be able to take the #1 spot next week? Look, let’s not mess around—of course it bloody will.

1. Alita: Battle Angel $290,618 (Fox)
2. Green Book $274,263 (eOne)
3. Total Dhamaal $163,062 (Forum Films)
4. Escape Room $139,050 (Sony)
5. A Dog’s Way Home $112,326 (Sony)
6. What Men Want $83,507 (Paramount)
7. Stan & Ollie $80,783 (eOne)
8. Luka Chuppi $77,144 (Forum Films)
9. Greta $58,229 (Universal)
10. Swimming with Men $55,750 (Icon)

Source: Numero. Estimated figures as at 2:24pm, 7/03/19

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