‘World War Z’ Is Brad Pitt’s Single Biggest Opening Day In Australia Since ‘Troy’!

World War ZNothing like a bit of Brad power and a horde of the undead to drive up the box office and deliver Brad Pitt the single biggest opening day of a film he’s headlined since 2004’s Troy. Yep World War Z, you know that film plagued with problems and apparently was falling apart at the seams has done everything but that by grossing $1.045m on its opening day here in Australia.

Having a look back at the big wide releases of Bradley “McClouty” Pitt here’s how it all stacks up:

(Keep in mind that WORLD WAR Z is a genre flick as well! Figures from Rentrack)

OPENING DAY – AUSTRALIAN BOX OFFICE – BRAD PITT

1. TROY – 2004 – $1.148m –  May 13, 2004

2. WORLD WAR Z – 2013 – $1.045m – June 20, 2013

3. HAPPY FEET 2 – 2011 – $789k – December 26, 2013

4. OCEAN’S THIRTEEN – 2007 – $647k – June 14, 2007

5. INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS – 2009 – $587k – August 20, 2009

6. MEGAMIND – 2010 – $494k – December 9, 2010

7. MONEYBALL – 2011 – $192k – November 10, 2011

P.S. Never been to Glasgow, Scotland?! Well the above clip from the film posing as Philadelphia was actaully shot in Glasgow!

3D WORLD WAR Z is blitzing it in Cinemas across AUSTRALIA now through PARAMOUNT PICTURES