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Highest grossing box office films in Australia in 2019

In 2019, the highest grossing film in Australia was Avengers: Endgame, which generated 51.87 million U.S. dollars at the Australian box office. Comparatively, the next most successful films in the same year were The Lion King and Captain Marvel, which made 41.32 million and 28.41 million U.S. dollars respectively.

All time box office records

Avengers: Endgame has taken a total of 84.16 million Australian dollars at the box office since release, making it the third most successful film of all time in terms of box office revenue of all time in Australia. By comparison, the most successful film of all time in Australia was James Cameron’s Avatar, which has grossed a total of 115.77 in box office revenue as of January 2020. Sitting between Avatar and Avengers: Endgame is Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which has grossed 94.03 million Australian dollars to date.

Attendance and ticket prices

Cinema attendance has remained stable at around 70 percent since 2013, with only small year on year fluctuations. In 2019, attendance was 70 percent. The average price of a cinema ticket in Australia in 2019 was 14.5 Australian dollars, a slight increase from the previous year and a continuation of the year on year growth in average prices. The maximum average cinema ticket price in the same year was 22 Australian dollars, a reduction from the preceding year.

Leading films in Australia in 2019, by box office revenue

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Release date

March 2020



Survey time period

Calendar year 2019

Supplementary notes

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