Good family fun, unexpectedly funny, a good spiritual successor to the original
It was a tight fought battle at the top of the UK box office this weekend between Night School and last weeks top film The House With A Clock In Its Walls but the new comer won in the end.
Taking iver at the top the new romantic comedy starring Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish took the top with £1.59 million, a very slim margin of £0.05million.
Kevin Hart has appeared in some high profile film including Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle so this is a fairly low opening for him, for Tiffany Haddish who starred is the £8 million Girls Trip from 2017 this will go down as her second highest grossing film in the UK.
Taking top honors that week the Jack Black starring film nearly repeated this week but gets knocked down to 2 taking £1.54 million for the weekend, this boosts the films total to £5.5 million after 2 weeks.
The Paul Feig directed film falls to number 3 this week with just over a million pound weekend gross which takes to films UK gross to £3.4 million after 2 weeks.
The American smash hit comedy is still doing well in the UK, although not bringing in the same success as across the pond, but a £0.7 million weekend puts the film at number 4 this week and boosts the total gross to £4.8 million.
Halloween may be just around the corner but this horror film will be out the charts by then, sitting at 5 this week with a £0.6 million weekend brings it to a very respectable £10.5 million UK gross.
The sequel has done amazingly well in the UK and is the top total grossing film again this week, dropping to number 13 this week the film has a UK total gross of £65 million.
It probably wont outgross the original movie's £69 million which for a time was the UK's top film but it will be in the same ball park.
As has become the norm in the 10 years Marvel have dominated the Superhero movie scene when a new film is released is not only dominated it destroys all in its path.
This week Disney/Marvel release a new IP onto the cinematic world in the shape of Black Panther and it has become the biggest non Avengers film in the franchise.
Taking an incredible $192 million from the weekend is has shattered the record held by Deadpool for highest grossing debut film on a February.
Sticking at number 2 this week is Peter Rabbit who takes $17.2 million for the weekend and boosts its cume to $48 million.
Third this week is Fifty Shades Freed which falls quite heavy from its number one debut with $16.9 million for a $76 million total.
Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle has so surpassed all expectations its now looking like it could outgross Sony stablemate Spider-Man which before now was the highest grossing movie for the studio, a $7.6 million 9th weekend pushes its total to $377.6 million.
Finally Clint Eastwood's The 15:17 To Paris is at number 5 with $7.6 million for a total of $25 million.
Its the 'climax' to the Fifty Shades series and judging from the critical response Fifty Shades Freed is 1 film too many.
Coming in with a weekend gross of $38 million it is by far the lowest grossing debut for a film in the series, a series which has corroded far faster than many other.
Expect the film to sink quite quick down the box office after this debut and potentially to be on home video by early summer.
Coming in at number 2 is the 'live action' version of Beatrix Potters classic tale of Peter Rabbit which makes its debut with $25 million openeing gross.
Another new entry makes its debut at number 3 in the shape of the Clint Eastwood directed The 15:17 To Paris which grosses $12.6 million.
Holders fill in the last 2 spots on the US box office in the shape of Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle and The Greatest Showman.
At the US box office this week the third of the Maze Runner films, Maze Runner: The Death Cure makes a convincing debut at the top.
With a gross of $23.5 million for its debut weekend it is the lowest of the series, but interest has waned big time for the dystopian teen dramas and this is coming 18 months too late, a swift exit from the charts could happen.
Holding up well at number 2 is Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle which has far outstripped expectation and has taken $338 million in the US.
Hostiles comes in as a new entry at number 3, the critically praised film starring Christian Bale takes $10.2 million.
Rounding out the top 5 is The Greatest Showman at number 4 and The Post at number 5.
At this weeks UK box office Coco from Disney/Pixar tops the list on its debut weekend of release with £5.2 million.
The film has been a smash hit worldwide and continues the success that Pixar has had with the likes of the Toy Story series and Finding Nemo.
Falling to second place this week after a single week at the top is Darkest Hour, but a £3.3 million weekend boosts the total to £10.1 million.
Steven Spielberg lets loose the first of 2 film for the first half of the year with Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep starring in The Post, debuting to the tune of £2.1 million.
Rounding out the top 5 is The Greatest Showman at 4 and Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle at 5.
Worth a mention is Star Wars: The Last Jedi which although falling to 9 this week boosts its total to £81.4 million, its now in the top 5 grossing UK films of all time.
At the US box office this weekend there was no shifting Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle as it stays at the top for a third weekend on its 5th weekend of release.
Proving to be a massive hit for Sony, and not a Spider-Man film a $20 million weekend brongs the films total to $317 million.
Highest new film of the weekend is 12 Strong starring Chris Hemsworth and lands in the number 2 spot with $16.5 million.
Also making a strong debut at number 3 is Den of Thieves starring Gerard Butler which lands with $15 million.
Finishing off the top 5 is The Post at number 4 and show incredible stability The Greatest Showman at number 5.
Making its debut this weekend is the awards favourite Darkest Hours Starring Gary Oldman.
The film makes its debut at number 1 with a weekend gross of £4 million.
Falling to number 2 this week after a week at the top, but on its fourth weekend is Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle with takes £2.4 million for a £29 million total gross.
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri makes its debut at number 3, and with a good Golden Globes showing it takes £2.3 million for the weekend.
Finishing off the top 5 is The Greatest Showman at number 4 and Insidious: The Last Key at number 5.
Worth mentioning is Star Wars: The Last Jedi which this week takes over Beaty And The Beast at the top grossing film released in 2017.
Now in its fourth weekend of release Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle hangs on to the US number 1 spot with ease.
Climbing to number 2 this week after a short limited run is the Spielberg powerhouse with Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep The Post.
Liam Neeson gets the top new film of the week with his actions film The Commuter.
Rounding out the top 5 is Insidious: The Last Key and The Greatest Showman.
At this weeks UK box office Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle steps up and takes over at the top of the box office.
A Critical and now audience success the films takes £3.8 million over the weekend to boost the total to £26 million.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi falls to number 2 with £3.5 million (it was a close call) to boost the total to £76 million, its now the top grossing film released in 2017.
The Greatest Showman is at number 3 this week with Molly's Game the highest new film at number 4.
Rounding out the top 5 is Pitch Perfect 3.
Due out this Christmas Jumanji Welcome To The Jungle is given a 12A certificate for the UK certification board BBFC.
Given for moderate violence, infrequent moderate sex references, language the films stars Dwayne Johnson and Jack Black.
JUMANJI: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE (12A) moderate violence, infrequent moderate sex references, language https://t.co/AFF0IvCyUD— BBFC (@BBFC) November 30, 2017
Total World gross $959,806,595 and the 44th top grossing film globally
UK BBFC Certificate: 12AGenres:
Highest chart position: 1
Weeks on box office: 11