The sequel to 2007's 300 takes £2.7 million during it's debut weekend of release, taking over from The Lego movie which sinks just one place to number 2 this week.
Also worth a mention is The Grand Budapest Hotel which debut's at 3 this week.
This time last year Oz The Great and Powerful was the highest new film which debuted at the top knocking Wreck-It Ralph down to 3.
Five years ago Watchmen was the top film in the country which debuted at the top, in the process it knocked Slumdog Millionaire into 2nd place.
Ten years ago Along Came Polly was still the top film with the highest new film coming from 21 Grams at 2. Fifteen years ago A Bugs Life was still at the top holding off everything else. There was no new films to speak of with the highest coming outside the top 10, Beloved entered at 12.
Keeping a still solid weekend gross of £3.2 million The Lego Movie was able to keep all pretenders to the throne at bay. the total now for Lego is £26.7 million.
Highest new film of the week is the Liam Neeson action film Non-Stop which debuts at 2 with £2.6 million.
A year ago Hansel and Gretel was the highest new film of the week debuting at the top of the chart, knocking Wreck-It Ralph down to the runner up spot.
Five years ago Slumdog Millionaire was still at the top off the back of big Oscar success while highest new film was Unborn at number 3.
Ten years ago Along Came Poly entered the chart at number one moving School of Rock down to number three.
Fifteen years ago A Bugs Life held firm at the top leaving highest new film You've Got Mail to enter at two.
Twenty years ago Schindler's List stayed at the top on the back of it's Oscar glory while Beethoven's 2nd was the highest new film at four.
Finally Twenty-Five years ago Rain Man was doing big business as the top film for March.
At the top there is no change as The Lego Movie stays for a second week taking £6 million, climbing back up a place is Mr Peabody and Sherman, while climbing to third is Disney's Tinkerbelle and the Pirate Fairy.
You have to look outside the top ten to find the highest new film, Winter's Tale enters at thirteen this week, taking £258 thousand for the weekend.
A year ago Disney was at the top with Wreck-It Ralph was still at the top of the box office while horror film Mama took the highest new position at three.
Five years ago Disney was at the top with Bolt retaining the position while new film Shopaholic entered at two. Ten years ago The Haunted Mansion stayed at the top, from, you guessed it, Disney. Entering the highest right down at nine was Sex Lives of the Potato Man.
Fifteen years ago Disney were at the top (again) this time with the help of Pixar with A Bugs Life, while highest new film was at three, This Years Love.
In conclusion, Disney does well this time of year!
An early half term treat for the kids, Mr Peabody makes a splash at the top with £3.9 million over the weekend beating out quite easily a challenge from the Robocop reboot which lands at 2 with £2.4 million.
The Wolf of Wall Street dips to number 3 with a weekend take of £1.6 million bringing it's total to £17 million.
New films this week:
This time last year Disney's Wreck-It Ralph made a good debut at the top of the box office knocking the 4 week champion Les Mis from the top.
Five years ago there was also a change at the top with Brad Pitt starring in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button making it's debut knocking Slumdog Millionaire down to number 3.
Ten years ago it was a similar story when Jet Black's starring School of Rock took over at the top on it's debut knocking the previous weeks top film Scary Movie 3 to number 4.
Fifteen years ago (and not to sound too receptive) A Bugs Life took over at the top on it's debut week knocking Shakespeare In Love into the runner up spot.
Finally twenty years ago Mrs Doubtfire was still the big film of February with Free Willy proving to be the big new film of the month.
Hansel and Gretal: Witch Hunters knocks Disneys Wreck-It Ralph into the runner up spot on it's debut. Witch Hunters took £1.5 million for the weekend.
This time last year The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel was sitting at the top of the UK charts while This Means War was the highest new film at 3.
Five years ago Jason Statham took over at the at the top with the true story film The Bank Job on it's debut week.
Ten years ago The Ring was still at the top with the highest new film at 2 being Jackass The Movie.
Fifteen years ago Titanic was a way into it's record breaking run at the cinema and Spielberg's Amistad was the highest new film at 3.
3 weeks of release and Disney recapture the top spot with their video game inspired film. A weekend gross of £3,420,196 takes it's total to £18,624,692 making another big hit for the House of Mouse.
A Good Day to Die Hard only slipped to second place which made the highest new film of the week land at 3, horror spookfest Mama took £1.5 million for the weekend.
This time last year another spooky horror film was still at number 1, The Woman in Black was spending it's 3rd week at the top with £2.4 million. Highest new films was Denzel Washington in Safe House with £2.1 million.
Five years ago Jumper was holding the top spot while whacky comedy starring Jack Black and Mos Def Be Kind Rewind was the highest new film at 2.
Ten years ago it was yet another scary horror film, the US remake of The Ring, which debuted in the top spot with £2.2 million.
And fifteen years ago Titanic was continuing it's record breaking surge at the top of the box office, 5 weeks in, still the top film and £34.1 million in the bank.
Ralph debuted with a £4.5 million weekend beating all in it's path with nothing coming any where near. Les Miserables fell to second place with a £1.6 million weekend on it's 5th week of release.
A year ago Daniel Radcliffe was starring in his first film post Potter and debuted with The Woman in Black at the top with £3.1 million knocking Chronicle to 5th.
Five years ago National Treasure: Book of Secrets debuted at the top with £2.5 million knocking Cloverfield to 3rd.
Ten years ago Two Weeks Notice with Hugh Grand and Sandra Bullock was the top film on it's debit with £2.6 million knocking Catch Me If You Can to second.
Fifteen years ago saw the only number one holder as Titanic spend another weekend as the top film with £4.2 million.
Disney release another computer generated animated movie that Pixar had nothing to do with. Based on video games and boasting cameos from top video game characters Wreck-It Ralph is about a bad guy in a video game that no longer want to be the bad guy!
Hitchcock is the story of Alfred Hitchcock and his wife during the period he was making Psycho, it concentrates on the dynamics between him and his wife and gives in insight to how driven he was during the making of his films, Anthony Hopkins stars as the famed director with Helen Mirren as his wife with support from Scarlett Johanson, Toni Colette and Jessica Biel.
UK release date: 8th February 2013
Highest chart position: 1
Weeks on box office: 15