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UK BBFC Certificate: 12A
Popular in: United States and India
Highest chart position: 2
Weeks on box office: 6
Captain Marvel was without much surprise the big film of the weekend taking the world by storm as it launched with a lot of hype and anticipation for the female led Marvel film.
The 21st Marvel Cinematic Universe film tops the global box office with ease this weekend with a global box office of $455 million including previews from 54 countries.
A fantastic start for the super hero movie which stars the ever green Brie Larson and Samuel L. Jackson that should see it past the $1 billion mark which would make it the 7th Marvel film to do so.
The third dragon movie falls to 2 this week with a weekend gross of $36.6 million from 66 countries to boost its total to $435 million.
The Oscar winning film starring Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali moves up to 3 this week with $30 million from 67 countries pushing its global gross to $242 million.
Falling to number 4 this week is the Battle Manga movie directed by Robert Rodriguez which takes $14.7 million from 75 countries, the highest on the top 5, to boost its total global cume to $385 million.
Tyler Perry's creation which he also stars and directs is at 5 this week with $12.1 million from 5 countries to bring its cume to $46.1 million.
The hype around Captain Marvel has been intense and there was little doubt this weekend that the first female led Marvel stand alone movie would do massive business at the US box office.
The new marvel movie starring Brie Larson and Samuel L. Jackson trampled all in its path on the US box office with a magnificent $153 million opening from a record breaking 4,310 screens.
In America this is the third biggest March opening with only the live action Beauty and the Beast and Batman V Superman Dawn Of Justice doing better.
The road ahead looks good for the Marvel superhero and the $1 billion mark looks a sure thing.
Understandably falling from the top spot in the light of major competition the threequel dragon movie took $14.6 million over the weekend.
This brings the films total US gross to a very good $119.6 million.
Tyler Perry's Madea movie falls to 3 this week with $12.05 million which pushes the films total gross after 2 weeks of release to $45.8 million.
The sequel brick movie falls to 4 this week with $3.8 million to bring its total to $97.1 million.
The animation should pass the $100 million mark but it is well below the originals $257 million US gross.
Still in the top 5 is the Battle Manga movie which this week pulls in $3.2 million for a $78.3 million total gross.
How To Train Your dragon 3 holds onto the top spot for a second weekend in the US while the ever popular Tyler Perry brings his Mesea in at number 2.
After entering the box office at the top last week the Dragon sequel remains there for a second weekend taking $30 million.
This pushes the films total US gross to just under $100 million after 10 days of release.
Tyler Perry continues his series of films starring his creation Mesea in this comedy which takes $27 million on its debut at number 2.
The Manga live action movie continues to do well in the US as it sits at 3 this week taking $7 million which pushes its total gross to $72 million.
The brick movie is at 4 this week taking $6.6 million which pushes its total US gross to $91 million.
The original movie took $257 million in the US and this sequel will come in far below this with it looking at the moment like it will struggle past $100 million.
Finally in the top 5 is the Best Film Oscar winner which sees a boost in its weekend takings post ceremony and takes $4.7 million this weekend pushing its total to $75 million.
Director Stephen Merchants debut film at director lands at number 6 this week with a gross of $4.69 million.
How to Train Your Dragon 3 goes to the top of the world box office after a good week in China and America while Tyler Perry's Madea is the top new film.
The Dragon threequel hits the top of the chart this week with a weekend gross of $82 million from 62 countries, led by China where the film opened to $13.7 million.
The animated featuer has now taken $375.3 million globally.
The manga movie directed by Robert Rodriguez is at two this week with a weekend gross $47.4 million from 82 countries, the widest release this weekend.
This pushes the films total global gross to $350.4 million.
Oscar success has given this film a push at the box office and sits this week at 3 with a weekend gross of $36.6 million from 64 countries.
This pushed the Best Film winner to a total gross of $188 million.
Tyler Perry brings his most successful creation back to the cinema and the film lands at number 4 this week with a weekend gross of $27.1 million from just 5 countries.
$27.05 million of this is from the American market alone where the actor is most famous.
The Chinese mega hit falls to 5 this week with $14.8 million from a single country which pushes its total global gross to an amazing $673 million.
It was half term week in the UK and The second LEGO movie remained at the top for a third consecutive weekend keeping Instant Family and How To Train Your Dragon 3 to fight it out for second place in an almost static top 5.
Remaining at the top of the UK box office for a third weekend the brick movie charmed audiences of the UK half term break to the tune of £2.4 million over the weekend.
The film make an incredible £6.6 million over the full week and its total gross in the UK is now £14 million.
Just about hanging on to the number 2 slot the Mark Wahlberg starring film takes £1.67 million over the weekend which boosts its total UK gross to a very respectable £6.4 million.
Only just missing out on the number 2 slot the Dragon threequel has to make do with number 3 this week with a weekend total of £1.66 million.
On the plus side for the film with a total gross of £15.8 million it is now the highest grossing movie released in 2019.
The Robert Rodriguez directed Manga live action movie remains at number 4 this week with £870,000 to boost its total UK gross to £7.7 million.
After a disappointing opening weekend last week the fantasy adventure jumps up to number 5 over the half term week to take £651.000 over the weekend.
Over the week the film actually took nearly £2 million which boosts the films total gross to nearly £2.6 million.
Highest new film of the week is at 6, the Liam Neeson starring film makes a poor start to its chart career, maybe influenced by the comments the star made in the press run for the films.
The film debuted with a £631,000 opening weekend.
Also new this week is the true story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg and her fight for equal rights in the workplace which makes its debut at 8 with a gross of just shy of half a million pounds.
18 weeks in and the Queen bio-pic starring Rami Malek climbs the box office this week to number 10, its total UK gross is now £53.7 million.
The Olivia Coleman starring movie is at number 12 this week with a total UK gross of £15.6 million.