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The follow up to 2014's hit film The Lego Movie makes its debut on the UK box offie this weekend although the 5 year gap has not been kind to the little brick movie.
Opening to a £4 million debut weekend the second lego movie has taken half that of the opening weekend of the first movie in the series.
It been 5 years since that movie caused a storm and despite the humour being very similar and the film generally getting good reviews The Batman Lego Movie and The Lego Ninjago Movie were not well received and may have damaged the brands reputation.
Heavily hyped as 'from producer James Cameron' and 'directed by Robert Rodriguez' this live action Japanese cyberpunk manga hits the UK box office at number 2.
Taking £3.1 million on its debut its in the same ball park but a little below Ghost In The Shell from 2017 which had bigger star appeal but reviews weren't as good.
A single week at the top for the threequel dragon movie as it falls to number 3 this week with £2.7 million and a £9 million total after 10 days of release.
Falling to number 4 on its second week of release the drama starring Viggo Mortensen takes just over a million to boost its 10 day total to £3.6 million.
Loosing steam fast now is the James McAvoy starring film which falls to 5 this week with £560,579 push its total just £9.6 million, it will go over the £10 million mark by next weekend.
The disney film continues to be the top film so far of 2019 with a gross of £20 million although its total gross is £43 million.
The big BAFTA winning film is still the top film of the year for films released in 2019 with a £14.6 million total gross and is this week at number 13.
It was the Chinese new year this past week and Chinese films absolutely dominated the global box office with The Wandering Earth heading a trio of film inside the top 5.
Opening in China to $172.2 million from 3 countries, the Chinese Sci-fi dominated the Chinese box office over the luna new year celebrations and hence dominated the global box office.
The Frant Gwo directed movie has a total global gross of $289 million, the closest Hollywood film this week is the second lego movie entering the box office down at 3.
Also doing well at the Chinese box office is Crazy Alien which leapt to number 2 this week with $77.6 million from 2 countries which boosts its total global gross to $213.5 million.
Highest new film of the week is a Hollywood movie which enters at number 3 with a debut gross of $53.1 million from a quite large 64 countries.
Released in 6 countries the Han Han directed movie takes $52.4 million over the weekend to boosts its total global gross to $150.6 million.
Falling quite hard fro, the top this week the third Dragon movie takes $38.2 million from 47 countries on its second weekend to boost its total gross to $138.7 million.
The film is yet to be released in much of the world, including the US, which will give the film a second wind and boost on the box office charts.
Its been a quiet start to the year so far with nothing setting the box office alight and although this week is no different we do have 3 new releases in the top 5 headed by How To Train Your Dragon 3 at the top.
The third film in the How To Train Your Dragon series takes over at the top of the UK box office with a £5.3 million opening weekend.
Compared to the previous 2 film this is on par with the first part but below the second part which opened to £7 million plus.
The Oscar nominated film starring Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali makes its debut at number 2 this week with a £1.6 million opening.
The James McAvoy and Bruce Willis starring film falls from the top spot this week to number 3 where is grosses just shy of a million pound on its 3rd weekend.
The film has now taken £8.6 million in the UK but at the moment looks unlikely to beat either the other 2 film in the series, Split and Unbreakable, in UK grosses.
Entering the chart at number 4 this week is this run of the mill horror film which directed by Adam Robitel which takes £820,000 on its debut.
After a couple of weeks at number 2 the historical drama falls to number 5 this week with £782,000 which boosts its UK total gross to £6.6 million.
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.
How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World is number 3 on the UK box office this week.
UK BBFC Certificate: PG
Popular in: United States and United Kingdom
Highest chart position: 1
Weeks on box office: 2