Miss You Already, the dramedy directed by Catherine Hardwicke starring Collette and Drew Barrymore, fetched just $600,000 including previews on 217 screens last weekend.
That.s a poor result for the saga of two lifelong friends, one of whom is stricken with breast cancer. It was soundly beaten by Oddball, which whistled up $730,000 in its fourth frame and climbed to $9.27 million.
Black Mass, the true-life crime drama featuring Johnny Depp and Edgerton as a vicious Boston gang leader and his corrupt FBI agent pal, drummed up a mediocre $1.1 million on 269 screens.
Pro-rata, that.s way below the $US22.6 million opening in the Us, where the Warner Bros. release directed by Scott Cooper has earned $US57.5 million through its fourth lap.
Both debuts surprised Wallis Cinemas program manager Bob Parr,