Interstellar has launched into the number one spot at the Australian box office, taking $4.176 million on its opening weekend.
The film marks the biggest box office haul to date for Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey, solidifying the actor’s “McConaissance.”
Acclaimed filmmaker Christopher Nolan (“The Dark Knight” films, “Inception”) directs an international cast in Interstellar.
With our time on Earth coming to an end, a team of explorers undertakes the most important mission in human history: travelling beyond this galaxy to discover whether mankind has a future among the stars.
Interstellar stars Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey (“Dallas Buyers Club”), Oscar winner Anne Hathaway (“Les Misérables”), Oscar nominee Jessica Chastain (“Zero Dark Thirty”), Bill Irwin (“Rachel Getting Married”), Oscar winner Ellen Burstyn (“Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore”), Oscar nominee John Lithgow (“The World According to Garp,” “Terms of Endearment”) and Oscar winner Michael Caine (“The Cider House Rules”). The main cast also includes Casey Affleck, Wes Bentley, Mackenzie Foy, Topher Grace and David Gyasi.
Interstellar was released nationally on November 6 and is rated M