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Highest chart position: 1
Weeks on box office: 8
The Mighty Kong conquers all at the top of the US box office this weekend as Kong Skull Island takes over at number one from Logan.
Starring a host of big Hollywood names including Tom Hiddleston, Brie Larson and Samuel L. Jackson the film opens in the US to a great $61 million.
Considered a re-boot the last time Kong appeared on screen was the Peter Jackson directed film from 2005 which was not received well.
Falling to number 2 this week after a week at the top is Logan, a $37 million second weekend brings the films total gross to $152.6 million.
Hidden Figures is yet again the highest total grossing movie on the US box office while La La Land is the longest running movie with 14 weeks on the chart.
8th March 2017
This week making its debut at the top of the UK box office is the critically acclaimed Wolverine movie Logan starring Hugh Jackman and Patrick Stewart.
The solo Wolverine movies have not had the best of times at either the box office or with critics, but Logan bucks that trend and gets the 78 highest debut weekend in the UK with £9.44 million.
Compared to both X-Men Origins: Wolverine and The Wolverine this is far higher with those films taking £6 million and £4 million respectively, it will do better than both those films.
The Lego Batman Movie falls to number 2 after 3 weeks at the top with a £1.5 million weekend which brings the films total gross to £24.9 million and is currently the second highest grossing movie of 2017.
Also new this week are Viceroys House which is at 3 with £0.9 million and Fist Fight at 10 with £0.4 million.
La La Land is both the longest running film on the UK box office with 8 weeks so far and the highest grossing with £29.8 million, it is also the top grossing film of 2017 so far.
A year ago
London Has Fallen took over at the top of the UK box office on its debut while Deadpool fell to number 3 after 3 weeks at the top.
Five years ago
Staying at the top was The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel for a second weekend while the top new film was This Means War at number 3.
Ten years ago
Three weeks at the top for Hot Fuzz meant the top new film was at number 2 in the form of Ghost Rider.
Fifteen years ago
Vanilla Sky held its own at the top, just about, with the top new film making its debut at number 3, Shallow Hal.
Twenty years ago
Mars Attacks made its debut at the top of the UK box office while Ransom fell to number 2 after 3 weeks on top.
Twenty five years ago
Bruce Willis took over at the top of the box office with The Last Boy Scout on its debut while The Prince of Tides fell to number 2 after a week on top.
6th March 2017
This third and reported last of the Wolverine stand alone movies makes its US box office debut at the top this weekend with a fantastic $85 million.
The Hugh Jackman and Patrick Stewart starring film has got excellent reviews across the board for its daring move away from the traditional super hero movie and has benefited in the process.
For an R rated movie it is the fourth highest opening in the US ever and most likely will go on to be the highest grossing stand alone Wolverine movie.
Falling down to 2 this week, but still holing its own is last week top film Get Out which takes $26.1 on its second weekend of release.
The little known horror film has now taken $76 million after 10 days of release in the US.
Also new this week is The Shack which is at 3 with $16 million and Before I Fall which is at 5 with $5 million.
Longest running film on the US box office is La La Land which has now been around for 13 weeks and the highest total grossing is Hidden Figures with $158 million.
Mention must go to Moonlight which after the Oscar fiasco with La La Land this week goes national and increases its gross by 260%, this week it is at 12 with $2.5 million.
28th February 2017
Films often get a delayed release in China and this week Resident Evil: The Final Chapter takes the top spot at the global box office weeks after its US and European release.
The last of the Resident Evil films grosses just over $93 million on its debut in China, and with its gross in the other 50 countries it take $97 million for the week.
This brings the film world gross to $238.5 million, a figure that brings it in line with the best of the series.
Highest new film this week across the globe is American number one hit Get Out which has takes $30.5 million on its debut, in America only, it sits at number 3.
Oscar film like La La Land and Moonlight are set to do well next week on the global box office but this week only La La Land has a place, at number 8.
Highest total grossing movie on the chart this week is Sing which is at number 10 and has a total global gross of $550.4 million.
28th February 2017
Dethroning the The Lego Batman Movie this week is horror film Get Out which makes its debut with a very good $30.5 million weekend.
The film is a debut for writer/director Jordan Peele and makes its debut over the Oscar weekend where Moonlight and La La Land made all the headlines.
Batman in his Lego took a small tumble down to number 2 this weekend with a good $20 million gross, this brings the films total US gross to $133 million.
Very little else happened on the US box office this weekend with a couple of Oscar hopefuls still hanging on waiting to see if the award boost will give them a little more life.
Longest running film this week is La La Land with 12 weeks to date and the highest total grossing film is Hidden Figures which is now on $152.8 million after 10 weeks.