School is out for the winter in Australia, and that means big numbers for the box office. World War Z took off with the top spot, grossing $5.5 million across 464 screens in its opening weekend. The zombie epic was closely trailed by Despicable Me 2, released early in Australia to cash in on the young audiences with time to spare. Despicable Me 2 grossed $4.6 million in its opening frame, boosting its total to $6.7 million after the previous week's paid previews. Despicable Me 2 won in a head-to-head battle of animated sequels against Monsters University. Pixar's latest came in third with a $3.5 million opening weekend.
Box Office Results for Australia. June 21-23, 2013