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With no new releases making much of an impact at the box office this week there is a climber to the top, Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel which was at 2 last week.
It's third week of general release, and a window with few new films results in a £1.2 million weekend taking Budapest Hotel to the top, and its the only film this week to gross over a million pound.
Last weeks top film, Need for Speed, falls to two in it's second week of release.
Highest new film of the week is at 6, Starred Up directed by David Mackenzie which grosses nearly £500,000 over the weekend.
This weeks new films:
A Long Way Down
About Last Night
Yves Saint Laurent
This time last year animated tale The Croods took the number one spot on it's debut weekend knocking Oz The Great and Powerful to 3.
Five years ago Marley and Me was still riding the top spot while Paul Blart Mall Cop came in at the runner up spot.
Ten years ago it was still Starsky and Hutch at number 1, a strong hold with the whole top 4 meant the highest new film was at 4, Open Range.
Fifteen years ago Waking Ned Devine was the top new film entering the box office, knocking A Bugs Life into second place.
All change again this week as the Aaron Paul racing film Need for Speed takes over at the top of the UK box office.
An adaptation of a popular video game, Need for Speed enters the chart at the top with a £2 million Friday - Sunday gross.
In an unusual move the Wes Anderson directed The Grand Budapest Hotel moves up one place to 2 this week taking £1.3 million over the weekend.
Last weeks top film, 300 Rise of an Empire, falls to three this week.
This weeks new films:
Five years ago Wilson and Aniston starred in Marley and Me and was the highest new film entering at the top of the box office knocking Watchmen into second place.
Ten years ago Julia Roberts starred in Mona Lisa Smile entering the box office at the top knocking Along Came Polly right down to third place.
Fifteen years ago Robin Williams was starring in Patch Adams which took the top spot knocking A Bugs Life down to two.
All change this week as The Logo Movie starts it's decent down the box office chart and is taken over by the slightly more adult 300 Rise of an Empire.
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.
No move at the top of the box office chart this week for The Lego Movie which makes it 3 in a row now for the little plastic bricks.
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.
After an impressive 3 week run at the top Wolf of Wall Street this week surrenders to animated feature Mr Peabody and Sherman.
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.
UK BBFC Certificate: U
Popular in: United Kingdom and Spain
Highest chart position: 1
Weeks on box office: 12