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Taking a very respectable £9.8 million the third and last film in The Hobbit, and The Middle Earth saga manages to beat everything else with ease, and it also beats the second of The Hobbit films but not the first.
The new number one film takes over from last weeks top film Paddington which falls a single place after two weeks at the top, it's total gross so far is £14.3 million.
Also new this week is Tinker Bell and The Legend of The Neverbeast at 7.
Historical box office
A year ago
New at the top was The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug on it's debut weekend, it knocked Disneys Frozen from the top.
Five years ago
A Christmas Carol went back up to the top after four week bouncing around the top three, it knocked off Paranormal Activity.
Ten years ago
Blade flew in at the top of the box office and knocked The Incredibles down to the runner up spot.
Fifteen years ago
The World Is Not Enough spent it's third week at the top of the box office while Arnie starred in End of Days which was the highest new film at two.