Oz The Great and Powerful is proving to be a huge hit for Disney at it hold the UK box office top spot for a second weekend on the trot. A weekend gross of £2.6 million has meant that after 10 days the film has taken £7.6 million in total.
Side Effects holds it's own at 2 leaving the highest new film, Welcome to the Punch, to land at 3. With only £460,250 for the weekend it's a weak opening for the highest new film. Doing even worse is the new Jim Carey film The Incredible Burt Wonderstone which land at with only just over £300,000.
This time last year The Devil Inside was the debut film at the top with just why of £2 million. John Carter was the film knocked from the top spot after bad reviews and a single week.
Five years ago Roland Emmerich's 10,000 BC was the top film with just shot of £2 million on it's opening weekend. Vantage Point was the film it knocked off after only a week.
Ten years ago Maid in Manhattan was still the top film, a weekend of £1.2 million took it's total gross to £4.6 million. Highest new film was The Life of David Gale which landed at 2 with £725,000.
Fifteen years ago it was still Titanic at the top, enough said, highest new film was As Good As It Gets at 3 with just why of a million pound.