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Highest chart position: 1
Weeks on box office: 5
21st February 2020
Last week saw Sonic The Hedgehog at the top of the UK box office, can any of this weeks new releases do enough to top the chart this weekend?
First up at cinemas this week is Greed, a Dramatic movie directed by Michael Winterbottom who also directed The Claim in 2001 which grossed £85.6 Thousand in the UK.
It stars Steve Coogan who last starred in Stan And Ollie (2019).
The film also stars David Mitchell who last appeared in Gun Shy (2017).
Next on this weeks new release schedule is The Call Of The Wild.
This new Dramatic movie stars Harrison Ford who's last film was Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker (2019)
It also stars Karen Gillan who appeared in Spies In Disguise (2019).
The film is brought to us by new director Chris Sanders.
Next up this week is Little Joe which is directed by Jessica Hausner who directed Amour Fou in 2015.
It stars Emily Beecham and Ben Whishaw.
Also this week there is The Public from director Emilio Estevez who also directed Men At Work in 1991.
The film features Alec Baldwin and Taylor Schilling in starring roles.
The long list of new releases continues with Like A Boss which is directed by Miguel Arteta who directed Cedar Rapids in 2011.
It stars Billy Porter and Salma Hayek.
Check back on Monday to see where these cinema releases end up on the Weekend Box Office Chart.
Come back next week when there are 6 new releases.
A weekly Rundown of the UK box office chart headlines over the last 30 years.
A year ago (2019)
The film with the longest run was A Star Is Born which had been on the box office for 12 weeks . The top total grossing film of the week was Bohemian Rhapsody which had taken £49,958,709 after 12 weeks of releaseFive years ago (2015)
The film with the longest run was The Imitation Game which had been on the box office for 9 weeks . The top total grossing film of the week was The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies which had taken £39,201,752 after 5 weeks of releaseTen years ago (2010)
The number one film was Avatar which had been at the top for 3 weeks and with a total gross of £40,991,797 it was also the top total grossing film. The top new film of the week was Daybreakers starring Ethan Hawke and Isabel Lucas which entered the box office at number 3.
The film with the longest run was The Twilight Saga: New Moon which had been on the box office for 8 weeks .Fifteen years ago (2005)
Making its debut at the top was White Noise starring Michael Keaton and Chandra West.
The longerst run on the box office and the top total grossing film was Bridget Jones: The Edge Of Reason which had taken £35,612,127 over 9 weeks of releaseTwenty years ago (2000)
The film with the longest run was Tarzan which had been on the box office for 14 weeks . The top total grossing film of the week was The World Is Not Enough which had taken £25,453,243 after 7 weeks of releaseTwenty five years ago (1995)
Making its debut at the top was Stargate starring Kurt Russell and James Spader.
The longerst run on the box office and the top total grossing film was The Lion King which had taken £23,160,883 over 14 weeks of releaseThirty years ago (1990)
Making its debut at the top was Parenthood starring Steve Martin and Mary Steenburgen.
The film with the longest run was The Abyss which had been on the box office for 14 weeks . The top total grossing film of the week was Shirley Valentine which had taken £11,723,429 after 12 weeks of release
30th January 2019
Not a lot of movement on the UK box office this weekend with the top two film remaining the same as M. Night Shyamalan Glass remains the top film in the country.
Director M. Night Shyamalan's film remains at the top for a second weekend with a 3 day gross of just shy of £2 million.
This boosts the films total gross to £6.8 million and it's currently the directors 6th biggest film of his career.
The historical drama starring Margot Robbie remains in the runner up spot for a second weekend with a gross of £1.5 million, this boosts its total to just under £5 million after 2 weeks of release.
Highest new film of the week comes in at number 3, Christian Bale stars in the political drama which takes £1.3 million on its debut.
The film is picking up recognition during the awards season with Bale taking some acting gongs, this could see the film hang around for a while on the box office.
The bio-pic movie has been on the chart for 3 weeks now and takes £1.06 million this weekend, this elevates its total UK gross to £8.2 million making it the third top film of the year.
Disneys sequel rounds out the top 5 this week with a weekend gross of a shade under a million pound which boosts its total to £42.1 million, it is still the top grossing film of 2019 so far although it was released at the end of 2018.
The awards darling is at 6 this week and with a total gross of £13 million, it is the top grossing film released in 2019 so far.
The fan favourite Japanese animation makes its debut on the UK box office this week with a gross of £851,508, it has a global gross of $100 million after a successful release in China.
23rd January 2019
After a few weeks of the same films bouncing around the top 5 this week has 2 new films enter in the top two spaces on the UK box office.
M. Night Shyamalan releases what is the third in a trilogy of films he started with Unbreakable starrring Bruce Willis and Samuel L. Jackson in 2000 then continued with Split starring James McAvoy in 2017.
This new entry starring all three enters the UK box office at the top with a very respectable £3.4 million debut which is the directors best.
The historical drama starring Margot Robbie hits the UK at number 2 this week with a very reasonable £2.1 million debut weekend.
The bio-pic which entered the box office last week at the top falls to number 3 this weekend with a gross of £1.8 million.
This brings the Steve Coogan starring films total UK gross to £6.1 million after 10 days of release.
The film was the top grossing film for the full week Monday - Friday taking £3.5 million.
Disney's sequel movie falls to number 4 this week although it does pass the £40 million milestone in total grosses after a £1.7 million weekend.
The film is being lauded with awards but it falls to number 5 this weekend and a couple of weeks at number 2.
The Olivia Coleman starring film takes £1.3 million to boost its UK total to £11.1 million on its third weekend.
The Queen bio-pic falls to number 8 this week but after a half million pound plus 13th weekend it has passes the £50 million mark making it the fourth top grossing film released in the UK IN 2018.
15th January 2019
Stan And Ollie knocks Mary Poppins Returns off the top spot on its debut weekend of release and Oscar potential The Favourite is still riding high after initial award season glory.
With glowing reviews coming in last week the bio-pic of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy hits the top spot on its debut weekend giving the country some relief from the Superhero movies and special effects extravaganzas of recent weeks.
The film starring Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly get a UK debut weekend gross of £2.5 million.
The period drama starring Olivia Coleman gets a good start to the awards season which helps boosts the film by 9% over last weekend and keeps it at 2.
A second weekend gross of £2.3 million only just keeps it from the top although it is the biggest grossing film over the Monday - Sunday frame, its total gross is now £8.3 million.
The family favourite falls to number 3 after 3 weeks at the top with a gross of £2.2 million which boosts its total UK gross to £38.2 million after 4 weeks, its currently the top UK film of 2019.
As the DC Universe film says hello to the global $1 Billion club it falls to number 4 in the UK with £1.2 million for a UK gross of £20.2 million.
The transformers movie takes £1.014 million this week for a £10.7 million total UK gross.
The film is still pulling in the audiences in the UK and this week takes £1.012 million for a total of £49.9 million, it will pass £50 million in the coming days.
In a rare move the top 6 films in the UK all grossed over £1 million this weekend.
The Keira Knightley starring film is the second highest new film of the week with £788,432 on its debut weekend.