For a new IP starring the little known Gal Gadot a £6.1 million opening is fantastic, although Chris Pine does brings some star power and the film easily takes over at the top of the UK box office.
Compared to the previous 2 films in the series, Batman V Superman Dawn of Justice and Man of Steel it is far lower but the reviews have been far better and this film could have a good run ahead of it.
With Justice League coming on November this year it could be a good year for Warner and the DC property it so wants to be a rival to Marvel Cinematic Universe but is lacking to date.
Falling from the top to number 3 this week is Pirates of The Caribbean: Salazars Revenge, a weekend take of £2 million brings the films total to £13 million.
Worth noting is for the week Monday - Sunday Pirates of The Caribbean: Salazars Revenge would have still been number 1 with a weekly take of £7.7 million.
Also making its debut this week is Baywatch, a slapstick retelling of the 90s TV show, starring Dwayne Johnson and Zak Efron the film takes £4.6 million, not bad really but not good up against a superhero movie.
This week has Smurfs The Lost Village as the longest running film with 9 weeks while Guardians of The Galaxy Vol 2 is the top total grossing movie with £39.6 million after 6 weeks.
A year ago
Warcraft made its debut at the top of the box office on its debut, and with a whole new top 3 X-Men Apocalypse fell to number 5.
Five years ago
Prometheus made its debut at the top of the UK box office while Men in Black 3 fell to number 3 on its second weekend of release.
Ten years ago
Pirates of The Caribbean: At Worlds End spent a second weekend at the top while making its debut at 2 was Wedding Daze.
Fifteen years ago
Staring at the top was Star Wars Episode II: Attack of The Clones for a third weekend while top new film was 40 Days and 40 Nights.
Twenty years ago
On its 5th weekend of release Liar Liar Went back to the top while the top new film was Absolute Power which entered at number 2, the previous weeks top film, Jungle 2 Jungle fell to number 3.
Twenty five years ago
Waynes World stayed at the top for a second weekend with the top new film being Medicine Man at number 3.
The Angry Birds Movie was released on 13th May 2016 and hit the number 2 spot on its debut with £2.1 million it was kept off the top spot by Captain America: Civil War.
The film was a massive hit at the box office and on its second weekend of release grossed £2 million, tis very rare for a film to have such a small drop on its second weekend.
An 11 week run on the box office gave the film an incredible £10.4 million gross in the UK and its the 487th top grossing film in the UK.
Globally the film took $346.4 million and is the 293rd top grossing film, these numbers almost guarantee a sequel.
Warcraft falls from the top last week down to the number 3 slot this week after a single week.
Also new is The Conjuring 2 The Enfield Case at number 2, The Take at number 6 and Cell at number 11.
Warcraft was released into cinemas in the UK on 3rd June 2016 to tepid reviews, but despite this it still managed a debut at the top with a £3.6 million opening.
The audience was very front loaded and in its second weekend the film fell to number 4 and over the next couple of weeks fell from the box office altogether.
In the Uk the films total gross was £5.9 million, looking at the global box office the film did quite well and, largely led by China, it grossed £413 million and is the 210th top grossing movie.
Alice Through The Looking Glass made its debut at the top last week and this week falls down to number 4.
Also making its debut on the home video chart is Me Before You which comes in strong at number 2 and DTV film The Guv'nor which is new at number 10.
This most likely means that this adventure in the Captain America and Marvel Cinematic Universe will be the biggest selling video of the year, although we still have 3 months to go.
Highest new film comes in at 2 in the form of The Nice Guys, a film released in 3rd June 2016 and hit number 3 on its debut weekend.
Starring Russel Crowe and Ryan Gosling the it made just over a million pound on its debut weekend if release.
The film went on to have a fairly health 6 weeks on the box office before leaving cinemas and in that time made just over £3.7 million.
Also new this week, at 4 is animated tale Robinson Crusoe, a number 6 hit from May 2016 and Love and Friendship, a number 5 cinema hit from August 2016.
Come back next week to find out is Me Before You or Warcraft can topple Captain America from the top.
The sequel to 1996's Independence Day took $143.7 million from the week lead by the likes of Mexico and Taiwan.
In total the film was released in 58 countries and the one place it didn't manage to it the top was North America where is was beaten by Finding Dory.
On the global stage Finding Dory fell to number 2 with a global gross of $110.2 million from 38 countries, 20 less than Resurgence.
The film is still playing strong in North America but is yet to open in some key territories including most of Europe.
The Pixar and Disney film total global gross is now sitting at $396.8 million, the one billion mark is surely a reachable target? Also new this week is The Shallows which makes a debut at number 7 with $16.7 million from a single territory, North America.<> Highest total grossing film on the world box office is Warcraft which has now grossed $412.1 million during its run.
Here is this weeks world grossing top 5
The US box office brought the film $136 million and globally the film took $186.1 million from 30 countries, Europe and Australia are still to get a release.
Last weeks top film across the globe, The Conjuring 2, falls by a quite a bit but still manages to hold itself at number 2.
The horror film takes $57.4 million this weekend from 50 countries and has a total global gross of $187.9 million.
Also new is Central Intelligence at number 3 with $41 million from 25 countries.
Highest total grossing movie this week on the global box office is Zootopia, not that Captain America is no longer on the top 15, with $1.01 billion dollars.
Here is this weeks top 5 global films
The Duncan Jones film is released in 53 countries and this weekend takes $210.1 million of which $185.8 of that was outside North America.
The total gross of the film now sits at a not too bad $286 million, it will pass £300 this week but might struggle after that.
Highest new film of the week lands at number 2 in the shape of horror sequel The Conjuring 2.
Released in 45 countries the film takes $90.3 million led by its number 1 debut in North America.
Highest total grossing film across the globe this week is Captain America: Civil war at number 11 which has to date grossed $1.15 billion.
Here is the global top 5
The film had a fantastic first day of release which put it in good stead to top the box office, and it finally took over $40 million from the weekend.
Compared to the 2013 original this film is just a shade below but it is certainly in the same ballpark which gives it every opportunity to finally gross about the same $137 million.
The Conjuring 2 comes in ahead of the weeks other new releases in the shape of, Warcraft at number 2 and Now You See Me 2 at number 3.
Highest total grossing movie on the US box office this week is The Jungle Book which has now taken $353 million at the US box office.
Opening on Friday Warcraft took £3.6 million from the 3 days making it the top film over that period.
The Duncan Jones directed film in fact only just made it to the top as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Out of The Shadows was a very close debut at number 2 with £3.4 million.
Alice Through The Looking Glass which debuted at number 2 last week falls to number 4 this week with £1.3 million but over the week Monday - Sunday it grossed £4.7 million, higher than any other film.
Last weeks top film X-Men Apocalypse falls to number 5 this week with £1.2 million for the weekend and £15.8 million in total after 3 weeks.
Longest stay on this weeks chart is Zootopia which has been around for 10 week while the highest total grossing film on the chart is The Jungle Book which has taken £44.5 million over 8 weeks.
A year ago
Spy was the top new film of the week entering at number 1 knocking San Andreas down to number 2.
Five years ago
X-Men First Class was the top new film of the week at number 1 while The Hangover Part II fell to number 2.
Ten years ago
X-Men The Last Stand was still at the top for a second week while the top new film was Poseidon at number 3.
Fifteen years ago
Pearl Harbour entered the box office at the top knocking The mummy Returns into the runner up spot.
Twenty years ago
Toy Story went back to the top of the box office leaving From Dusk Till Dawn to enter the chart in the runner up spot.
Twenty five years ago
Problem Child remained at the top of the box office with Sibling Rivalry to enter highest at number 2.
A weekly take of $106 million ensured that it moved ahead of the crowd and its massive opening in China was largely the reason.
X-Men Apocalypse total weekly gross comes from 69 countries in total.
Openeing in second and thus the highest new entry of the week is Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows, it took $69 million for the week.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows was released in 41 countries this week.
Higest total grossing film on release worldwide at the moment is Captain America: Civil War which has a world gross now of $1.1 billion.
Captain America: Civil War in still on general release in 50 countries.
Here is the top 5 film across the globe for 5th June 2016: