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Highest chart position: 1
Weeks on box office: 10
19th March 2020
Cinemas and hence box office takings have been hit hard with the coronavirus outbreak and with many people choosing not to leave their homes Onward remained at the top although with a big drop from the previous weekend, The Hunt defied expectations and was the top new film at number 3.
Pixars latest movie remained at the top of the UK box office over the weekend altohugh the gross for the movie was 62% down from the previous weekend as the film took £1.2 Million.
This brings the films total UK gross to £5.2 Million after 2 weeks of release.
Onward is the only film on the UK box office this weekend which has taken over a Million pound.
Remaining at number 2 this week is the Universal monster movie which takes £827,746.
This pushes the movies total gross to £6.5 Million after 3 weeks of release.
The movie is being released on home streaming platforms next week for $19.99 and a similar situation can be expected in the UK in the coming weeks.
Highest new film of the week is the latest film from director Craig Zobel which makes its debut at number 3 with £542,475.
After bad reviews from critics and audiences alike the new superhero movie starring Vin Diesel can only manage a number 4 debut with £444,917.
This can be seen as the first movie to suffer from the coronavirus pandemic as despite this the movie would have scored a much higher debut, many film set for release in the coming weeks have been delayed including Diesel's own Fast and Furious 9.
In a surprising, but expected move the studio has announced the movie will be released on streaming services in the US from next Tuesday, March 24th which may well kill the film box office run.
Interestingly over the Monday - Sunday week the film would not have hit the top 5 making its debut at number 8!
The film about a women singing group comprising wives of men in active service drops to number 5 this weekend with £407,409 giving the film a £2.3 Million total after 2 weeks.
Over the Monday - Sunday week the film would have been number 3 with a weekend gross of £1.4 Million.
The much praised and awarded war movie is the highest total grossing move this week with £43.7 Million and the movie with the longest chart run with 10 weeks.
10th March 2020
With the release of a new Disney Pixar movie we get a new number film film as Onward makes its debut at the top knocking off The Invisible Man while British movie Military Wives makes its debut at number 3.
Disney and Pixar release their latest movie and first film in a while that is not a sequel which makes its debut at the top of the box office with £3.4 Million.
The outbreak of the Coronavirus has had an impact on the box office and this films debut gross is lower than expected.
Depending on how things pan out this could have a major effect on the current releases, but Disney have the power to keep this in cinemas as we could see a boost over the upcoming Easter holidays.
Falling to number 2 after a single week at the top Universals alternative monster movie takes £1.5 Million over the weekend to give it a £5 Million total gross after 2 weeks of release.
Following the fortunes of a group of British women who husbands are on active duty who come together to form a quire the movie makes its debut at number 3 with just under a million.
Movies like this have always done well in the UK and although this doesn't have the same pull as the likes of Calendar Girls the film could see a long run at the box office.
The former number 1 Jim Carrey starring video game adaptation falls to number 4 this week with £951,103 which give it a £18 Million total after 4 weeks of release.
Finally on the top 5 is the Oscar winning movie which this week becomes the highest grossing foreign language film in the UK as its gross goes to £11 Million after 5 weeks.
The movies weekend gross is £529,550, the whole of the top 5 having clearly been hit by the public not going to their local multiplexes.
The highest total grossing movie and the longest run on this weeks box office with £43 Million after 9 weeks of release.
4th March 2020
The UK box office has a change at the top as director Leigh Whannell's take on The Invisible Man knocks Sonic The Hedgehog from the top while true life thriller Dark Waters makes its debut at number 4.
Starring Elisabeth Moss this monster movie makes its debut at the top of the UK box office with a weekend gross of £2.1 Million.
Contributing to the surprise success is the very positive reviews from both critics and public alike.
We can expect this movie to continue to do well over the coming weeks especially as the only competition coming up is the Pixar movie Onward which is aimed at a totally different demographic.
The Jim Carrey starring film falls from the top to number 2 this week with a weekend gross of £1.9 Million.
This takes the movies total UK gross to £17.2 Million making it not only one of the most successful video game adaptation but by far the top Jim Carrey film in 10 years.
The South Korean Oscar darling remains at number 3 this week with a take of £1 Million taking its total gross in the UK to £10.3 Million after 4 weeks of release.
Making its debut at number 4 this week of this Todd Haynes directed drama starring Mark Ruffalo which takes £860,942 over its first weekend.
Robert Downey Jr. take on the man who walks and talks with animals falls to number 5 this week with £837,444 taking the films total gross to £15.1 Million after 4 weeks.
The World War drama is the top total grossing film this week with £42.8 Million and the longerst running film on the chart this week with 8 weeks.
24th February 2020
The speedy blue hedgehog remains at the top of the global box office for a second weekend while The Call Of The Wild starring Harrison Ford makes its debut just behind at number 2.
Fast becoming one of the most successful video games based movies the JIm Carrey starring film remains at the top for a second weekend with $64.6 Million from 57 countries.
This brings the movies total gross to just over $200 Million after 2 weeks of release, this is the top grossing film for Jim Carrey in over 10 years and at the current pace it iwll be his top grossing film since 2003.
Following up his recent turns in the Star Wars follow ups Harrison Ford stars in this dog based movie which makes its debut at number 2 with $40.2 Million from 41 countries.
The Harley Quinn starring movie falls to number 3 this week with a gross of $17 Million from a very wide 79 countries.
This takes the Margot Robbie starring movie to $173 Million after 3 weeks of release, it will most likely go over $200 Million but it will be a low grossing DC Universe movie.
The surprise smash hit movie starring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence falls to number 4 this week with $13.9 Million from 61 countries.
This takes the film to an excellent $391.1 Million after 6 weeks of release.
Sam Mendes war movie falls to number 5 this week with $13.8 Million from 51 countries taking the films total gross to $347.2 Million after 7 weeks of release.
12th February 2020
Who would have thought it, Robert Downey Jr. stars in the new movie Dolittle which above expectations easily beats out Margot Robbie and the Birds Of Prey to make its debut at the top leaving the ladies to debut at number 2, meanwhile 1917 falls to number 3 and Oscar darling Parasite makes a good debut.
Despite getting a good panning from the critics the money paying audience did not listen and the Robert Downey Jr. starring vehicle makes its debut at the top with an excellent gross of £5 Million.
This is getting on fos double that of the new film at number 2 this weekend and far better than anyone could have expected.
It will have a big problem beating the new Sonic The Hedgehog film released next weekend but it can at least bask in its glory this week.
I'm sure Warner Bros. expected this to fly in at the top of the box office this weekend but the film has come up short being beaten by Dolittle.
The Margot Robbie starring movie debuts at number 2 this week with £2.8 million.
After spending an excellent 4 weeks at the top of the UK box office Sam Mandes war movie, which missed out on the best film Oscar this weekend, falls to number 3 with £2.2 Million.
This pushes the film total gross to £35.8 Million after 5 weeks of release.
What turned out to be the Oscar darling at this years ceremony makes id debut on the UK box office at number 4 with a weekend gross of £1.4 Million.
The film will go into more cineas in the coming week so expect next weeks weekend gross to maybe be higher than this week.
Will Smith and martin Lawrence fall to number 5 this week with a little over a Million over the weekend pushing the films total gross to £12.3 Million after 3 weeks.
Disney's sequel movie falls to number 15 this weekend but it has the longerst run on the box offie with 12 weeks and the highest total gross with £52.9 Million.