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Highest chart position: 2
Weeks on box office: 4
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Ripley Scott's latest film The Martian has been by far the biggest release of the week in the UK, and across the globe.
The film starring Matt Damon has made a great £6.5 million on its debut week of release in the UK.
This marks Scott's highest grossing UK debut just piping Prometheus and Hannibal which both debuted with over £6 million.
For Matt Damon its his second highest debut in the UK as The Bourne Ultimatum just just over £6.5 million.
Last weeks top film Everest falls to number 3 this week with under £1 million on its third week, it has grossed £8.7 million.
Also new this week are: The Intern new at 4, Macbeth new at 5, Il Trovatore Met Opera 2015 new at 7 from it's single day showing in cinemas and Singh Is Bling new at 9.
A year ago
Gone Girl made its debut at the top of the box office knocking The Boxtrolls down to 4.
Five years ago
The Other Guys stay at the top with the top new film entering at 3 in the shape of Buried.
Ten years ago
Pride and Prejudice stays at the top for another week while A History of Violence is the highest new entry at 2.
Fifteen years ago Hollow Man debutes at the top of the box office knocking off Me Myself and Irene off.
Twenty years ago
Apollo 13 stays at the top while Species is the highest new entry coming in at 2.
Twenty five years ago
Presumed Innocent comes in at at the top knocking off Another 48 Hours from the top.