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Highest chart position: 1
Weeks on box office: 2
The Downton Abbey movie was so hard to make because of the success of the TV series, according to creator Julian Fellowes.Fri, 20th September 2019Downton Abbey Movie Cast Offers Behind-the-Scenes Glimpse Into New Film HarpersBAZAAR.com
Michelle Dockery, Elizabeth McGovern, Joanne Froggatt, and Sophie McShera open up about returning to Downton Abbey four years later for their new movie.Sat, 21st September 2019A 'Downton Abbey' Producer Says Maggie Smith's Dowager Countess May Be OK TownandCountrymag.com
In the Downton Abbey movie, the Dowager Countess (Maggie Smith) reveals that she's sick. But producer Gareth Neame isn't so sure that she won't be back.Mon, 23rd September 2019Downton Abbey’s Wig Master Answers All of Our Pressing Questions Vulture
When Vulture placed an international call to Downton Abbey's hair-department head, Anne Oldham, we intended to have her walk us through all the snazzy ...Mon, 23rd September 2019
The darling of British TV makes its debut on the big screen and it was all too much for Pennywise as Downton Abbey leaves the horror film with only a single week at the top.
Making the transition from successful TV series to hit movie on the big screen the famous house from the 1920's aristocracy makes its debut at the top of the UK box office.
The films debut was maybe a little quieter than expected but it still manages a very reasonable £5.1 Million openeing.
This is in keeping woth similar films of this genre but if you compare it to It Chapter Two, a typical overhyped hollywood movie which it knocks off this week, it is a couple of million lower.
It may be a temporary removal from the top but the Stephen King adaptation falls to number 2 this week after a single week at the top with a weekend gross of £3.1 Million.
This pushes the films total UK gross to £13.5 Million after 2 weeks of release which is £8 Million behind the first film.
Also entering the box office this week at number 3, starring Constance Wu and Jennifer Lopez the film makes quite an impressive debut with £1.3 Million.
The film is from director Lorene Scafaria and is based on a viral magazine column from New York about strippers taking their lives into their own hands.
By far Tarantino best film to date the 1960 Hollywood set film falls to 4 this week with £557,889 taking its total UK gross to £19.8 Million.
Jon Favreau animated remake (have we stopped calling it live action now?) falls to number 5 this week with £439,795 taking its total to £73.8 Million.
It is the highest total grossing movie on the chart this week and is the second highest grossing film of the year.
Pixars animated sequel is at number 9 and has the longerst run on the chart with 13 weeks and its total gross is sitting at £64.9 Million.
The TV series turned movie Downton Abbey has been given a PG age rating by the BBFC.
The film will have all the stars from the TV series including Hugh Bonneville, Elizabeth McGovern and Maggie Smith in what will be a 2 hour tour de force of the TV show.
The Story centres around a visit by the King and Queen of England to the abbey and how the residence and the staff handle the unexpected guests.
The BBFC's granting of a PG certificate of for mild threat, language and the film has a runtime of 122 minutes (2 hours and 2 minutes).BBFC Link
We may have seen the last of the popular TV show Downton Abbey on Christmas day a couple of years back, but a movie version was always going to happen.
Today we get our first glimpse of the British aristocracy based series and it looks like its business as usual for the residents of the famous house.
Check out the first full trailer below.
It was only a matter of time before the success of Downton Abbey got a big screen outing and September 2019 sees the release of that movie.
Today we get the teaser trailer, and although its all pomp and ceremony its exactly what is expected.
Oozing Britishness the film will continue where the series left off, check out the teaser below.