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As of this posting, Warner Bros.' Shazam! has earned $56.825 million domestic (including $3.3 million in nationwide sneak previews) and $159 million ...Mon, 8th April 2019
Two major new releases made their debuts on the UK box office this weekend as Shazam! from the Warner Bros. DC Universe stable did good business and horror film Pet Sematary did OK!
Making its debut at the top of the Uk box office Shazam! makes a good £4 million debut, lower than other super hero movies but for a little known character not bad.
In comparison it is lower than recent origin films Wonder Woman , Aquaman and Captain Marvel but about the same as Marvels Ant-Man who was similarly fairly unknown.
Dumbo falls into second place on its second weekend of release with the Tim Burton movie taking £3.5 million over the weekend pushing its total UK gross to £12 million.
A new adaptation of Stephen Kings horror novel enters the box office at number 3 this week with £1.5 million, perhaps a little lower than expected considering the hype.
The original adaptation took half a million pound on its debut in 1989 which adjusted for inflation is about £1.5 million, the same, that film went on to make £1 million (£3 million adjusted) so expect similar from this version.
The Brie Larson and Samuel L. Jackson starring movie takes £1.2 million on its 5th weekend of release pushing its total UK gross to £34.6 million.
With a high turnaround on the charts at the moment the films is not only the highest grossing movie on the UK top 15 but also the longest running film on the charts at 5 weeks.
One for the kids at number 5 this week as Peppa Pig returns to the box office for the first time since 2017 where it takes just under a million pound on its debut.
It was the Super Bowl over the weekend in America and with no notable new relases Glass remained at the top with The Upside not far behind, Miss Bala was the top new film.
M. Night Shyamalan phycological comic book triller spends its third weekend at the top with a $9.5 million weeeknd.
This pushes the films US total gross to $88.6 million and leaving the $100 million mark close.
The Kevin Hart starring movie spends its third weekend at number 2 taking $8.85 million which gives it a total gross of $75.5 million.
Highest new entry of the week is at 3, directed by Catherine Hardwicke and starring Gina Rodriguez the stylish action film takes $6.7 million on its debut.
James Wan's DC comic book film is still doing very well 7 weeks in and this week is at 4 and takes $4.7 million taking its US gross to an excellent $323.5 million.
Finishing off the top five in this very quiet weekend is the Oscar nominated animation which boosts its US total to $175.2 million after a $4.4 million weekend.
It was a slow weekend at cinemas this week but with How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World expanding into more countries the film tops the chart, French film Qu'est-ce Qu'on A Encore Fait Au Bon Dieu? is the top new film.
The threequel expands into 42 countries this week and tops the global box office in the process taking $40.2 million over the weekend.
This pushes the films total global gross to $84.4 million.
The former number 1 film falls to number 2 this week after 2 weeks at the top with a weekend gross of $21.7 million from 55 countries.
This pushes the film total gross to $198.9 million after 3 weeks of release.
The Chinese film is still only released in 1 country and this week moves to number 3 with a weekend gross of $20.8 million.
The film now has a global gross of $45.2 million.
The Oscar nominated film expands to 45 countries this weekend and takes $16.2 million which boosts its total global gross to $81.3 million.
Highest new entry of the week is at number 5 in the shape of the French sequel which is released in 3 countries and makes its debut with $12.8 million.
The DC comics adaptation is at 8 this week and while still released in an incredible 78 countries it passes another milestone as its total gross sits at $1.1 Billion.
The Queen bio-pic directed by Bryan Singer is at number 10 this week and is still going strong as its total gross hits $832 million.
Glass remained at the top of the global box office this weekend although the big story is that the "family friendly" version of Deadpool 2, Once Upon A Deadpool 2 opened big in China to push it back to number 2.
Remaining at the top for a second week the M. Night Shyamalan hit film took $42.6 million from 56 countries, this boosts its total global gross to $162.6 million meaning it will soon to the directors biggest film.
Released in much of the world over Christmas of 2018, hence the retitle to Once Upon A Deadpool 2, the re-cut version of the film hit China this week and $21.4 million opening, this takes the films total global gross to $767.6 million.
The Chinese film was only released in the one terretory this week but still took $20 million taking it to number 3 on the global box office and the highest new film of the week.
The DC film reached another milestone this week as it is now the top grossing DC film ever beating The Dark Knight Rises from 2012.
A $15.1 million weekend from a massive 80 countries gives the film the fourth spot and takes the films total global gross to $1.09 Billion.
The second Creed movie is doing better than the original movie and this week add $13.8 million from 45 countries to boosts its total gross to $190.9 million.
With nothing of note in the way of new releases it was easy for M. Night Shyamalan Glass to stay at the top of the box office while The Kid Who Would Be King is the highest new film at 4.
Hanging on for a second week at the top is the Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, James McAvoy triple header which takes $19.04 million on its second weekend.
This brings the films total US gross to $79.5 million punching its way to the $100 million mark.
With a virtually static top 5 the Kevin Heart comedy drama is at 2 this week with a $12.2 million weekend on its third outing, this brings the films total gross to $61.1 million.
Still pulling in audiences on its 6th weekend to the tune of $7.3 million is the DC monster which boosts its total US gross to $316.5 million.
Entering the box office at number 4 this week, and the only change in the top 5, is the fantasy adventure from director Joe Cornish and starring Rebecca Ferguson.
While not pulling in the audience like the studio would have liked it still manages a $7.2 million opening weekend.
The award winning animated feature takes $6.15 million on its 7th weekend boosting its US total to $169 million.
UK BBFC Certificate: 12A
Popular in: United Kingdom and United States
Highest chart position: 1
Weeks on box office: 7