The film still managed a number one debut with its £5 million weekend gross but its the lowest opening weekend sing the original film Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of The Black Pearl.
The series is clearly loosing steam and after 5 films of questionable quality the tiring series needs to retire, going from an over £10 million debut of On Stranger Tides to £5 million for the latest is a warning sign to Disney.
Falling hard from number 1 this week, and fast becoming the flop of the summer is King Arthur Legend of The Sword which this week sits at number 5.
A second weekend take of just under £600 thousand is a massive 75% drop from last week, the total after 2 weeks is nearly £4 million.
Also new this week is Diary of A Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul at number 2, the series of films is a favourite with children and takes nearly £1.5 million on its debut.
The Red Turtle also makes its debut at number 9 with £91,000 on its opening weekend of release, although it is on a limited run.
Highest total grossing film and longest run on the box office is Beauty and The Beast, and incredible 11 week run has the film grossing just over £71 million pound.
A year ago
Xmen Apocalypse stayed at the top for a second weekend while Alice Through The Looking Glass was the top new film at number 2.
Five years ago
Men In Black 3 took over at the top on its debut weekend knocking The Dictator to number 2 after a week at the top.
Ten years ago
Pirates of The Caribbean: At Worlds End was the new film at the top of the box office, it knocked Spider-Man 3 to number 2.
Fifteen years ago
Star Wars Episode II: Attack of The Clones remained at the top for a second weekend while the top new film was Not Another Teen Movie at number 3.
Twenty years ago
Liar Liar spent its 4th weekend at the top while the top new film was Beavis and Butthead do America at number 2.
Twenty five years ago
Waynes World moved up to number one after its number 2 debut, in a switch around Basic Instinct fell from the top to number 2.
Ridley Scott brings his second Alien prequel to the big screen this week and despite reviews being a bit lacklustre the film still makes a number one debut.
A weekend take of $36 million just about managed to take over at the top, it was a closely fought battle with Guardians.
Guardians of The Galaxy Vol 2 move to one side after 2 weeks at the top and on its third week of release goes to number 2 with $35.062 million.
This brings the films total to $301.7 million and with a unconvincing debut of the Alien movie it still doesn’t have much competition and could go back to the top next week.
Also new this week is Everything, Everything at number 3 with a $12 million debut and Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul at number 5 with $7.2 million.
Longest running and highest total grossing movie on the US chart this week is once again Beauty and The Beast, 10 weeks and $497.7 million.