Date published: Tue, 9th June 2020
Date published: Mon, 8th June 2009
The Lego Movie opened this same weekend in 2014 to just over £8 million and The Lego Batman Movie has almost done exactly the same with opening to just under £8 million.
The Lego Movie went on to be the top grossing movie of 2014 with £37 million, time will tell with The Lego Batman Movie, this are looking good but we have a number of big franchise movies coming this year which could get in its way.
Fifty Shades of Grey opened in 2015 to £13.5 million over a valentines weekend, this week Fifty Shades Darker opens to £7 million at number 2, but not a valentines weekend, next week will be a tell time for the movie.
Sing falls down to number 3 this week with £2.3 million which brings the films total gross in the UK to £18 million.
Highest total grossing movie on the box office this week is La La Land which has now taken £26.4 million while the longest running film is Trolls which re-enters the chart and spends its 14th week in total.
A year ago Deadpool wowed the audiences and made its debut at the top of the UK box office, its knocked Goosebumps down to 5.
Five years ago Daniel Radcliffe enjoyed post Harry Potter success with The Woman In Black which debuted at the top, it knocked Chronicle down to number 5.
Ten years ago Hugh Grant and Drew Barrymore starred in romantic comedy Music and Lyrics which entered at the top while Dreamgirls fell to number 8.
Fifteen years ago Monsters, Inc. debuted at the top of the box office, it knocked The Lord of The Rings: The Fellowship of The Ring off the top after 7 weeks of play.
Twenty years ago Ransom was the top new film at number 1 on the box office, The Frighteners fell to number 5 after a couple of weeks at the top.
Twenty five years ago Father of The Bride was the top new film of the week at number 1 while JFK fell to number 3 after a couple of weeks at the top.