300 Makes a Killing in Australia

Category: 300 News | Posted by: DaisyMay
Article Date: April 10, 2007 | Publication: Your Movies.com.au | Author: Staff
Publication/Article Link:Your Movies.com.au

Gruesome sword-and-sandals epic "300" has made a killing at the Australian box office, taking in more than AUD$5 million in its opening weekend.

Zack Snyder's adaptation of Frank Miller's graphic novel about the Battle of Thermopylae earned almost twice as much as "Mr. Bean's Holiday", which dropped to second place in its second week of release.

"Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" benefited from the Easter school holidays, with kids dragging their parents along to see the heroes in a half-shell fight a new enemy. The film made $1.3 million, but had already opened in Victoria two weeks earlier.