The Nun flies to the top of weekly box office

Ok, full disclosure – I did not see this coming. I, Steve Newall of, let the record show. Expecting Crazy Rich Asians to keep smashing the box office, I overlooked the combined powers of religion and terror, profitable bedfellows.

Having owned the weekend, not even resting on Sunday, new Conjuring franchise entry The Nun has well and truly flown away with box office honours this week, taking just shy of a million bucks out of Kiwi pockets. Check out the full results below:

1. The Nun $939,271 (Warner Bros.)
2. Crazy Rich Asians $709,511 (Warner Bros.)
3. The Meg $198,651 (Warner Bros.)
4. Book Club $155,107 (Transmission)
5. Mission: Impossible – Fallout $123,607 (Paramount)
6. Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again $98,769 (Universal)
7. Mile 22 $92,234 (Roadshow)
8. BlacKkKlansman $83,798 (Universal)
9. Spitfire $82,690 (Rialto)
10. Stree $42,783 (Forum Films)

Source: Numero. Estimated figures as at 1:57pm, 13/09/2018

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