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Highest chart position: 1
Weeks on box office: 12
The Joker holds onto the top spot in quite spectacular style leaving Abominable comes in at 2 and quite disappointingly Will Smith's new film Gemini Man has to settle for a debut at 3.
Todd Phillips film about the psychotic Batman villain holds onto the box office charts this week in style only dropping 22% from last week for a $9.8 Million weekend gross.
This puts the Joaquin Phoenix starring movie at £30 Million after 2 weeks of release, the movie is already the 7th top grossing movie of the year.
Dreamworks new animated tale is the top new film of the week and makes its debut at number 2.
The debut gross of the film is £2.1 Million, in comparison their last film, How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, from earlier this year made its debut with £5.3 Million.
The new Will Smith movie directed by Ang Lee disappoints this week and makes its debut at number 3.
After a lot of hype promoting the action and the special effects the debut gross should have been a lot better, but the film makes its debut with £1.7 Million.
Smiths last film to hit the chart was Disney's Aladdin so its an unfair comparison but that film debuted to £7 Million in May of this year.
Despite a lot of critical praise the Renée Zellweger starring true life drama falls to 4 this week with a weekend gross of £1.1 Million.
This takes the films total gross after 2 weeks of release to £4.7 Million.
The ITV drama on its feature film debut falls to 5 this week with £949 Thousand for a £24.4 Million after 5 weeks of release.
Disneys animated remake is still the top total grossing movie on the box office with a gross that is now £75.5 Million after 13 weeks of release.
It looks like the other Disney animation is simply not going to leave the box office charts as it racks up a 17th weekend, the films gross is now £65.9 Million.
At the UK box office this weekend, Friday, 11th October 2019, there are 4 new releases looking to take your attention at the local multiplex and knock Joker from the top of the UK box office chart next week.
First up at cinemas this week is Gemini Man, an Action movie directed by Ang Lee who also directed Brokeback Mountain in 2006 which grossed £9.5 Million.
It stars Will Smith who last starred in Aladdin (2019).
The film also stars Mary Elizabeth Winstead who last appeared in The Parts You Lose (2019).
Next on this weeks new release schedule is Dolemite Is My Name.
This new movie stars Eddie Murphy who's last film was Mr. Church (2016)
It also stars Wesley Snipes who appeared in Chi Raq (2015).
The film is brought to us by 3 time director Craig Brewer.
Next up this week is Abominable which is directed by Jill Culton and Todd Wilderman directing together.
It stars Chloë Bennet and Albert Tsai.
Also this week there is The Day Shall Come from director Christopher Morris who also directed Four Lions in 2010.
The film features Andrel McPherson and Miles Robbins in starring roles.
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.
With Disney holding their bi-annual fan conference the this weekend (August 23 - 25) their new streaming service Disney+ is going to feature heavily, and after the box office success of The Lion King and Aladdin remakes this year the company is releasing Lady And THe Tramp on the service.
Today they have released the first poster for the movie which as you can see is a re-image itself of the poster for the original animated movie from 1955.
The film will be a mixture of live action and CGI animation, although clearly the focus will be on the dogs which will be CGI, and similar to The Lion King the line between what is real and created on a computer will be blurred.
Disney are set to announce more for their new streaming service which boasts it will have content from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars and National Geographic and cost around $7 a month (about £5.70 at current exchange rate).
The Lion King returns to the top of the UK box office this week after letting go of it for Fast & Furious Presents Hobbs And Shaw while the top new film comes it at number 4 with Blinded By The Light.
Disneys remake of their 1994 hit animation has proved to be a massive hit in the same way the remake of Beauty And The Beast was back in 2017.
This week the film goes back to the top of the UK box office with an excellent £4.3 Million gross, incredible for a film which has been on general release for 4 weeks.
In comparison Beauty And The Beast had a big fall in its fourth week and took about a third of the previous weeks taking, here the film drop about a third from the previous weekend.
The films total is also higher and to date it has taken £59 Million and is the second highest grossing film of the year behind Avengers: Endgame.
The Fast & Furious franchise move drops into second place on its 2nd weekend of release with £2.9 Million for a £12.8 Million total gross.
Another massive hit for Pixar with Woody and the gang taking £1.6 Million on its 8th weekend for a £58.7 Million Uk total.
Coming in at number 4 this weekend, and the highest new film, is the latest from acclaimed director Gurinder Chadha who brought us classics British films such as Bend It Like Beckham and Angus, Thongs And Perfect Snogging.
Not her best debut to date, but she'e contending with the Disney big hitters, but a debut of just shy of a Million is not bad for the Bruce Springsteen inspired movie.
Still hanging onto a top 5 place the Sony Spider-Man movie takes £700K on its 6th weekend of release pushing its total to £35.5 Million.
Maybe cashing in on the succes of the recent LEGO movies this animated version of the popular toys hots the chart at number 7 with just less than £400K.
Disneys other live action remake on the chart this week sits at number 15 after 12 weeks on the box office and a total UK gross of £36.5 Million.
Fast & Furious Presents Hobbs And Shaw stays at the top of the American box office for a second weekend while the Guillermo del Toro presented Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark is the top new entry of the weekend.
The franchise film starring Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham stays at the top for a second weekend with a gross of $25.4 Million which pushes the films total gross over the $100 Million mark to $108 Million.
The David Leitch directed movie wont hit the dizzey heights of the latter Fast anf Furious movies but it is still a good summer hit for the franchise.
We are fast approaching the horror film season and this weekend we got this fright fest from director Andre Ovredal which is the top new film of the weekend at number 2.
The film scores a nice $20.8 Million on its debut weekend of release.
Hitting dizzy heights still is Jon Favreau remake of the 1993 animated feature which this week falls to 3 with $20 Million pushing its total to a massive $473.1 Million.
This makes it the second highest grossing film if the year in America behind the Marvel mega hit Avengers: Endgame.
Starring Benicio Del Toro and Madelyn Miranda the subject matter of Dora The Explorer seemes an odd one to bring to the big screen due to its educational content on the Nickelodeon channel.
Still lets not let the source material get in the way of a good money spinner and the James Bobin directed young Lara Croft comes in at number 4 this week with $17 Million.
Quentin Tarantino biggest film for some time falls to number 5 this week with $11.6 Million pushing the films total gross just over the $100 Million mark in America.
Another Disney live action movie hitting grand heights this week and 12 weeks on the Genie movie starring Will Smith has taken $352.7 Million.