First of all with the dust settling on Star Wars tis time to reflect on its debut, a massive first day and first weekend takes it to the top of the UK box office with £34 million, not the highest, that still is with Spectre but that had a 7 day opening as opposed to this 4 day opening.
The Force Awakens did have a better Friday - Sunday opening though, although its not like for like as these event films are generally front loaded.
The Force Awakens should go on to challenge Skyfall as the top film ever in the UK and could still become the highest grossing film of 2015 should it continue on current track.
Coming in new at 2 is Sisters, good reviews have increased the popularity of the film and the debut of £1.2 million is non too shabby considering it came up against such a massive tour de force.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 falls from number 1 after 4 week in that position to number 5 with £0.5 million and a total UK gross of £26.6 million.
Highest total grossing film on the box office this week is Spectre, at number 6 this week, with £92.7 million, it will not overtake Skyfall as the top film in the UK now.
A year ago
The Hobbit: The Battle of The Five Armies stayed at the top of the box office for another week with Night At The Museum Secret of The Tomb the highest new film at 3.
Five years ago
TRON Legacy debuted on the chart at number 1 knocking The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of The Dawn Treader down to number 2 after a single week.
Ten years ago
King Kong was the top new film making its debut at the top while The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion The Witch and The Wardrobe fell to number 2.
The film was released on the 19th December 2014 and made it's debut at number 3 in a busy week of the christmas period, it was on the chart for a total of 7 weeks.
During it's theatrical run in the UK it took £11 million in box office takings which is below either of it's predecessors in the series.
The film did however do well overseas and is the 243rd highest grossing film ever worldwide.
Last weeks top film, Paddington, which went back to the top for a week falls to number 2 this week.
Other new films on the video chart this week are: What We Do In The Shadows which is new at 6, Black Sea which is new at 10 and The Signal which is new at number 12.
The second trilogy in the Middle Earth saga has had a rough journey to cinema screens, but Peter Jackson tops off his epic saga in style, although the total box office for the second group of films will be below that of the first.
The Hobbit knocks Exodus Gods and Kings right down to fourth place with Night At The Museum Secret of The Tomb entering as a new film at two and Annie entering at three.
Also new this week at the American box office are Wild at six and indian blockbuster PK at ten.
UK release date: 19th December 2014
Highest chart position: 3
Weeks on box office: 7
Total UK gross £11,766,767 and the 429th top grossing film in the UK
Total World gross $360,367,215 and the 274th top grossing film globally
UK BBFC Certificate: PGGenres: