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Batman No one younger than 15 may see a 15 film in a cinema.

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1989
 126 minutes (2 hours 06 minutes)
UK release date Released: 11th August 1989  |  BBFC Age Rating:  
US release date Released: 23rd June 1989  |  MPAA Age Rating:  Batman PG-13 age rating 
Batman

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Starring

Actor
Character
Jack Nicholson
Joker / Jack Napier
Batman / Bruce Wayne
Vicki Vale
Robert Wuhl
Alexander Knox
Pat Hingle
Commissioner Gordon
Billy Dee Williams
Harvey Dent
Michael Gough
Alfred
Jack Palance
Grissom
Jerry Hall
Alicia
Tracey Walter
Bob the Goon
Lee Wallace
Mayor
William Hootkins
Eckhardt
Richard Strange
Goon
Carl Chase
Goon
Mac McDonald
Goon
George Lane Cooper
Goon
Terence Plummer
Goon
Philip Tan
Goon
John Sterland
Accountant
Edwin Craig
Rotelli
Vincent Wong
Crimelord #1
Joel Cutrara
Crimelord #2
John Dair
Ricorso
Christopher Fairbank
Nic
George Roth
Eddie
Kate Harper
Anchorwoman
Bruce McGuire
Anchorman
Richard Durden
TV Director
Kit Hollerbach
Becky
Lachele Carl
TV Technician
Del Baker
Napier Hood
Jazzer Jeyes
Napier Hood
Wayne Michaels
Napier Hood
Valentino Musetti
Napier Hood
Rocky Taylor
Napier Hood
Keith Edwards
Reporter
Leon Herbert
Reporter
Steve Plytas
Doctor
Anthony Wellington
Patrolman at Party
Amir M. Korangy
Wine Steward
Hugo Blick
Young Jack Napier
Charles Roskilly
Young Bruce Wayne
Philip O'Brien
Maitre d'
Michael Balfour
Scientist
Liza Ross
Mom
Garrick Hagon
Dad
Adrian Meyers
Jimmy
David Baxt
Dr. Wayne
Sharon Holm
Mrs Wayne
Clyde Gatell
Other Mugger
Jon Soresi
Medic
Sam Douglas
Lawyer
Elliott Stein
Man in Crowd
Denis Lill
Bob the Cartoonist
Paul Birchard
Another Reporter
Paul Rothery
Cop
Chris Andrews
Election Ceremony Patron
Ann Barrass
Onlooker in Front of City Hall
Willy Bowman
Crimelord
Chris Bunn
Gambler at Wayne Manor Party
Kenneth Coombs
Waiter
Priscilla Cory
Candy Walker
Harold Coyne
Gotham City Pedestrian
Clive Curtis
Goon in Bell-Tower
Jim Delaney
Election Ceremony Patron
Serena Destouche
Extra
Albert Evansky
Crimelord #3
Lynda Fisher
Woman in Gotham
Salo Gardner
Pat Gorman
Cop at Axis Chemicals
Kit Hillier
Election Ceremony Patron
Barrie Holland
Party Guest at Wayne Manor
Sverre Holmbakken
Skumlepetter
Malcolm Johns
Election Ceremony Patron
John Ketteringham
Roy Lansford
Party Guest Talking to Vicki Vale
Lech Majewski
Crimelord #3
Paul Markham
Gallery Patron
Debbie Mills
Candy Walker
Tony OLeary
Election Ceremony Patron
Pam Rose
Party Guest at Wayne Manor
Rachel Ryan
Amanda Keeler
Master Sken
Swordsman Joker Goon
Guy Standeven
Man in Audience at Townhall
Christian Wolf-LaMoy
Taxi Driver / Joker's Car Owner
Fred Wood
Parade Spectator
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Top Grossing Movie Chart Position
UK total gross
£10,188,062
617
Batman
618

US total gross
$251,188,924
124
Batman

Global total gross
$411,348,924
285
Batman
UK Age Rating
UK BBFC Certificate: 15
Genres
UK Box Office Release Breakdown
UK release date:

Highest chart position: 1

Weeks on box office: 10

UK Box Office Chart History
Date
Place
Week
Total
1N
£5,079,935
£5,079,935
1▲▼
£2,539,968
£7,619,903
2
£1,269,984
£8,889,887
3
£634,992
£9,524,879
5
£317,496
£9,842,375
5▲▼
£158,748
£10,001,123
8
£79,374
£10,080,497
9
£39,687
£10,120,184
10
£19,844
£10,140,028
12
£9,922
£10,149,950
Other Box Office History
17 May 2019
£38,112
Box Office Gross Flow
£
5.1M
2.5M
1.3M
635K
317.5K
158.7K

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With the English box office still MIA and the UK box office relying on Scotland and Wales for a life line what movies were hitting the box office over the last 30 years?

Each week we present a rundown of the UK box office chart headlines on this same week from last year to 1990.

A year ago (2019)

No. 1 and highest debut:
Last Christmas starring Emilia Clarke and Henry Golding and directed by Paul Feig

Top total grossing and longest run:
Joker which had taken £56.1 Million over 7 weeks of release.

Five years ago (2015)

No. 1 movie:
Spectre which had been at the top for 3 weeks and with a total gross of £77.6 Million it was also the top total grossing film.

Highest Debut:
The Lady In The Van directed by Nicholas Hytner and starring Maggie Smith and Alex Jennings which entered the box office at number 2.

Longest run:
The Martian which had been on the box office for 7 weeks.

Ten years ago (2010)

No. 1 and Highest debut:
Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 1 starring Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson and directed by David Yates

Longest run:
The Social Network which had been on the box office for 6 weeks.

Top total grossing:
Despicable Me which had taken £19.1 Million after 6 weeks of release.

Fifteen years ago (2005)

No. 1 and highest debut:
Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire starring Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint and directed by Mike Newell

Longest run:
Kinky Boots which had been on the box office for 6 weeks.

Top total grossing:
Wallace & Gromit: The Curse Of The Were-Rabbit which had taken £31.2 Million after 6 weeks of release.

Twenty years ago (2000)

No.1 movie:
What Lies Beneath which had been at the top for 3 weeks.

Highest debut:
Little Nicky directed by Steven Brill and starring Adam Sandler and Patricia Arquette which entered the box office at number 3.

Top total grossing and longest run:
Billy Elliot which had taken £14.9 Million over 8 weeks of release.

Twenty five years ago (1995)

No.1 movie:
To Wong Foo, Thanks For Everything! Julie Newmar which had been at the top for 2 weeks.

Highest debut:
A Walk In The Clouds directed by Alfonso Arau and starring Keanu Reeves and Aitana Sanchez-Gijon which entered the box office at number 2.

Top total grossing and longest run:
Batman Forever which had taken £21.4 Million over 18 weeks of release.

Thirty years ago (1990)

No. 1 and highest debut:
Darkman starring Liam Neeson and Frances McDormand and directed by Sam Raimi

Longest run:
Die Hard 2: Die Harder which had been on the box office for 12 weeks.

Top total grossing:
Ghost which had taken £22.9 Million after 7 weeks of release.

With the box office collapsing due to a second COVID-19 lockdown and only 22 cinemas open last weekend in the UK what were the biggest movies hitting the box office over the last 30 years.

Each week we present a rundown of the UK box office chart headlines on this same week from last year to 1990.

A year ago (2019)

No. 1 movie:
Joker which had been at the top for 6 weeks and with a total gross of £54.3 Million it was also the top total grossing film.

Highest Debut:
The Aeronauts directed by Tom Harper and starring Felicity Jones and Eddie Redmayne which entered the box office at number 2.

No. 1 and top total grossing:
Joker which had taken £54.3 Million over 6 weeks of release.

Five years ago (2015)

No. 1 movie:
Spectre which had been at the top for 2 weeks and with a total gross of £64 Million it was also the top total grossing film.

Highest Debut:
Brooklyn directed by John Crowley and starring Saoirse Ronan and Matt Glynn which entered the box office at number 3.

Longest run:
Inside Out which had been on the box office for 14 weeks.

Ten years ago (2010)

No.1 movie:
Due Date which had been at the top for 2 weeks.

Highest debut:
Skyline directed by Colin Strause and Greg Strause and starring Eric Balfour and Scottie Thompson which entered the box office at number 2.

Longest run:
The Social Network which had been on the box office for 5 weeks.

Top total grossing:
Despicable Me which had taken £18.2 Million after 5 weeks of release.

Fifteen years ago (2005)

No. 1 and highest debut:
In Her Shoes starring Cameron Diaz and Anson Mount and directed by Curtis Hanson

Longest run:
Kinky Boots which had been on the box office for 5 weeks.

Top total grossing:
Wallace & Gromit: The Curse Of The Were-Rabbit which had taken £30.4 Million after 5 weeks of release.

Twenty years ago (2000)

No. 1 and highest debut:
Bedazzled starring Brendan Fraser and Elizabeth Hurley and directed by Harold Ramis

No. 1 and top total grossing:
Billy Elliot which had taken £14 Million over 7 weeks of release.

Twenty five years ago (1995)

No. 1 and highest debut:
To Wong Foo, Thanks For Everything! Julie Newmar starring Wesley Snipes and Patrick Swayze and directed by Beeban Kidron

No. 1 and top total grossing:
Batman Forever which had taken £21.3 Million over 17 weeks of release.

Thirty years ago (1990)

No. 1 and highest debut:
Flatliners starring Kiefer Sutherland and Julia Roberts and directed by Joel Schumacher

Longest run:
Heart Condition which had been on the box office for 6 weeks.

Top total grossing:
Ghost which had taken £22.5 Million after 6 weeks of release.

As the UK goes back into lockdown in 2020 what were the big movies at the box office over the last 30 years.

Each week we present a rundown of the UK box office chart headlines on this same week from last year to 1990.

A year ago (2019)

No. 1 movie:
Joker which had been at the top for 5 weeks and with a total gross of £51.6 Million it was also the top total grossing film.

Highest Debut:
Doctor Sleep directed by Mike Flanagan and starring Ewan McGregor and Rebecca Ferguson which entered the box office at number 4.

Longest run:
Downton Abbey which had been on the box office for 8 weeks.

Five years ago (2015)

No. 1 and highest debut:
Spectre starring Daniel Craig and Christoph Waltz and directed by Sam Mendes

No. 1 and top total grossing:
Minions which had taken £47.1 Million over 16 weeks of release.

Ten years ago (2010)

No. 1 and Highest debut:
Saw 3D starring Tobin Bell and Costas Mandylor and directed by Kevin Greutert

Longest run:
Made In Dagenham which had been on the box office for 5 weeks.

Top total grossing:
Despicable Me which had taken £15.1 Million after 3 weeks of release.

Fifteen years ago (2005)

No. 1 movie:
Wallace & Gromit: The Curse Of The Were-Rabbit which had been at the top for 3 weeks and with a total gross of £25.8 Million it was also the top total grossing film.

Highest Debut:
Saw II directed by Darren Lynn Bousman and starring Tobin Bell and Shawnee Smith which entered the box office at number 3.

Longest run:
Pride And Prejudice which had been on the box office for 7 weeks.

Twenty years ago (2000)

No.1 movie:
Dinosaur which had been at the top for 2 weeks.

Highest debut:
Book Of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 directed by Joe Berlinger and starring Kim Director and Jeffrey Donovan which entered the box office at number 3.

Longest run:
Hollow Man which had been on the box office for 5 weeks.

Top total grossing:
Billy Elliot which had taken £11.4 Million after 5 weeks of release.

Twenty five years ago (1995)

No.1 movie:
Pocahontas which had been at the top for 3 weeks.

Highest debut:
To Die For directed by Gus Van Sant and starring Nicole Kidman and Matt Dillon which entered the box office at number 3.

No. 1 and top total grossing:
Batman Forever which had taken £21 Million over 15 weeks of release.

Thirty years ago (1990)

No. 1 movie:
Ghost which had been at the top for 5 weeks and with a total gross of £21.9 Million it was also the top total grossing film.

Highest Debut:
Young Guns II directed by Geoff Murphy and starring Emilio Estevez and Kiefer Sutherland which entered the box office at number 2.

Longest run:
Hardware which had been on the box office for 5 weeks.

What were the big movies hitting the UK box office over the last 30 year?

Each week we present a rundown of the UK box office chart headlines on this same week from last year to 1990.

A year ago (2019)

No. 1 movie:
Joker which had been at the top for 4 weeks and with a total gross of £46.7 Million it was also the top total grossing film.

Highest Debut:
Terminator: Dark Fate directed by Tim Miller and starring Linda Hamilton and Arnold Schwarzenegger which entered the box office at number 2.

Longest run:
Downton Abbey which had been on the box office for 7 weeks.

Five years ago (2015)

No.1 movie:
Hotel Transylvania 2 which had been at the top for 2 weeks.

Highest debut:
Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension directed by Gregory Plotkin and starring Chris J. Murray and Brit Shaw which entered the box office at number 3.

No. 1 and top total grossing:
Minions which had taken £46.7 Million over 15 weeks of release.

Ten years ago (2010)

No. 1 and Highest debut:
Paranormal Activity 2 starring David Bierend and Brian Boland and directed by Tod Williams

No. 1 and top total grossing:
The Other Guys which had taken £8 Million over 6 weeks of release.

Fifteen years ago (2005)

No. 1 movie:
Wallace & Gromit: The Curse Of The Were-Rabbit which had been at the top for 2 weeks and with a total gross of £16.7 Million it was also the top total grossing film.

Highest Debut:
Nanny Mcphee directed by Kirk Jones and starring Emma Thompson and Colin Firth which entered the box office at number 2.

Longest run:
Pride And Prejudice which had been on the box office for 6 weeks.

Twenty years ago (2000)

No. 1 and highest debut:
What Lies Beneath starring Michelle Pfeiffer and Katharine Towne and directed by Robert Zemeckis

No. 1 and top total grossing:
Snatch which had taken £12.1 Million over 8 weeks of release.

Twenty five years ago (1995)

No. 1 and highest debut:
Nine Months starring Hugh Grant and Julianne Moore and directed by Chris Columbus

No. 1 and top total grossing:
Batman Forever which had taken £20.7 Million over 14 weeks of release.

Thirty years ago (1990)

No. 1 movie:
Ghost which had been at the top for 4 weeks and with a total gross of £21.1 Million it was also the top total grossing film.

Highest Debut:
Goodfellas directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Robert De Niro and Ray Liotta which entered the box office at number 4.

Longest run:
Die Hard 2: Die Harder which had been on the box office for 11 weeks.

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to effect cinema attendance in 2020 and Tenet spends an eighth week at the top with the lowest take for a number one film almost ever what was on the box office over the last 35 years?

Each week we present a rundown of the UK box office chart headlines on this same week from last year to 1990.

A year ago (2019)

No.1 movie:
Joker which had been at the top for 3 weeks.

Highest debut:
Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil directed by Joachim Rønning and starring Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning which entered the box office at number 2.

No. 1 and top total grossing:
Toy Story 4 which had taken £66 Million over 18 weeks of release.

Five years ago (2015)

No. 1 and highest debut:
Hotel Transylvania 2 starring Adam Sandler and Andy Samberg and directed by Genndy Tartakovsky

Longest run:
Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials which had been on the box office for 6 weeks.

Top total grossing:
Legend which had taken £17.6 Million after 6 weeks of release.

Ten years ago (2010)

No. 1 and Highest debut:
Despicable Me starring Steve Carell and Jason Segel and directed by Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud

Longest run:
Toy Story 3 which had been on the box office for 13 weeks.

Top total grossing:
The Other Guys which had taken £7.8 Million after 5 weeks of release.

Fifteen years ago (2005)

No. 1 and highest debut:
Wallace & Gromit: The Curse Of The Were-Rabbit starring Peter Sallis and Ralph Fiennes and directed by Steve Box and Nick Park

Longest run:
The Adventures Of Sharkboy And Lavagirl 3D which had been on the box office for 8 weeks.

Top total grossing:
Pride And Prejudice which had taken £12.7 Million after 5 weeks of release.

Twenty years ago (2000)

No. 1 and highest debut:
Dinosaur starring D.B. Sweeney and Alfre Woodard and directed by Eric Leighton and Ralph Zondag

No. 1 and top total grossing:
Chicken Run which had taken £29.4 Million over 16 weeks of release.

Twenty five years ago (1995)

No.1 movie:
Pocahontas which had been at the top for 2 weeks.

Highest debut:
There were no new movies this week!

Longest run:
Judge Dredd which had been on the box office for 13 weeks.

Top total grossing:
Batman Forever which had taken £20.4 Million after 13 weeks of release.

Thirty years ago (1990)

No. 1 movie:
Ghost which had been at the top for 3 weeks and with a total gross of £19.2 Million it was also the top total grossing film.

Highest Debut:
Bird On A Wire directed by John Badham and starring Mel Gibson and Goldie Hawn which entered the box office at number 2.

Longest run:
Days Of Thunder which had been on the box office for 13 weeks.