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Highest chart position: 1
Weeks on box office: 8
As with any super hero film, especially from Marvel, Captain Marvel dominates the box office on its debut weekend of release with the highest debut for a new franchise in the 21 film franchise.
The first of this years Marvel films takes over at the top of the UK box office with ease this week and a £12.7 million debut weeeknd.
This is the 51st highest debut for a movie in the UK and is the already the 5th highest grossing film of 2019.
The last Marvel movie Avengers Infinity War went on to gross just why of £30 million, and with the sequel to that film just around the corner that could put this films total gross in the £25 million region.
Falling to number 2 this week the Stephen Merchant direct film takes £1.03 million on its follow up weekend pushing is 10 day cume to £3.6 million.
The follow up brick movie is having a harder time on the box office in comparison to its predecessor and this week takes £816,200 pushing its 5 week cume to £16.7 million.
The Mark Wahlberg starring film has done well in the UK and this week falls to 4 with £673,286 which pushes its 4 week cume to £9.05 million.
Finally in the top 5 the threequel dragon movie takes £655,248 on its 6th week of release taking its total UK gross to £18.09 million.
The film is still the highest grossing film released in the UK in 2019 although Mary Poppins Returns is the highest grossing film of the year so far despite its 2018 release date.Summary
In a week when there in a Marvel movie on the release schedule it will dominate and the top 5 this week has only 2 films grossing over a million pound which reflects that.
At number 14 this week is Bohemian Rhapsody which has now been around for an incredible 20 weeks and has taken £54.4 million.
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.
Not a lot of movement on the UK box office this weekend with the top two film remaining the same as M. Night Shyamalan Glass remains the top film in the country.
Director M. Night Shyamalan's film remains at the top for a second weekend with a 3 day gross of just shy of £2 million.
This boosts the films total gross to £6.8 million and it's currently the directors 6th biggest film of his career.
The historical drama starring Margot Robbie remains in the runner up spot for a second weekend with a gross of £1.5 million, this boosts its total to just under £5 million after 2 weeks of release.
Highest new film of the week comes in at number 3, Christian Bale stars in the political drama which takes £1.3 million on its debut.
The film is picking up recognition during the awards season with Bale taking some acting gongs, this could see the film hang around for a while on the box office.
The bio-pic movie has been on the chart for 3 weeks now and takes £1.06 million this weekend, this elevates its total UK gross to £8.2 million making it the third top film of the year.
Disneys sequel rounds out the top 5 this week with a weekend gross of a shade under a million pound which boosts its total to £42.1 million, it is still the top grossing film of 2019 so far although it was released at the end of 2018.
The awards darling is at 6 this week and with a total gross of £13 million, it is the top grossing film released in 2019 so far.
The fan favourite Japanese animation makes its debut on the UK box office this week with a gross of £851,508, it has a global gross of $100 million after a successful release in China.
After a few weeks of the same films bouncing around the top 5 this week has 2 new films enter in the top two spaces on the UK box office.
M. Night Shyamalan releases what is the third in a trilogy of films he started with Unbreakable starrring Bruce Willis and Samuel L. Jackson in 2000 then continued with Split starring James McAvoy in 2017.
This new entry starring all three enters the UK box office at the top with a very respectable £3.4 million debut which is the directors best.
The historical drama starring Margot Robbie hits the UK at number 2 this week with a very reasonable £2.1 million debut weekend.
The bio-pic which entered the box office last week at the top falls to number 3 this weekend with a gross of £1.8 million.
This brings the Steve Coogan starring films total UK gross to £6.1 million after 10 days of release.
The film was the top grossing film for the full week Monday - Friday taking £3.5 million.
Disney's sequel movie falls to number 4 this week although it does pass the £40 million milestone in total grosses after a £1.7 million weekend.
The film is being lauded with awards but it falls to number 5 this weekend and a couple of weeks at number 2.
The Olivia Coleman starring film takes £1.3 million to boost its UK total to £11.1 million on its third weekend.
The Queen bio-pic falls to number 8 this week but after a half million pound plus 13th weekend it has passes the £50 million mark making it the fourth top grossing film released in the UK IN 2018.
Stan And Ollie knocks Mary Poppins Returns off the top spot on its debut weekend of release and Oscar potential The Favourite is still riding high after initial award season glory.
With glowing reviews coming in last week the bio-pic of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy hits the top spot on its debut weekend giving the country some relief from the Superhero movies and special effects extravaganzas of recent weeks.
The film starring Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly get a UK debut weekend gross of £2.5 million.
The period drama starring Olivia Coleman gets a good start to the awards season which helps boosts the film by 9% over last weekend and keeps it at 2.
A second weekend gross of £2.3 million only just keeps it from the top although it is the biggest grossing film over the Monday - Sunday frame, its total gross is now £8.3 million.
The family favourite falls to number 3 after 3 weeks at the top with a gross of £2.2 million which boosts its total UK gross to £38.2 million after 4 weeks, its currently the top UK film of 2019.
As the DC Universe film says hello to the global $1 Billion club it falls to number 4 in the UK with £1.2 million for a UK gross of £20.2 million.
The transformers movie takes £1.014 million this week for a £10.7 million total UK gross.
The film is still pulling in the audiences in the UK and this week takes £1.012 million for a total of £49.9 million, it will pass £50 million in the coming days.
In a rare move the top 6 films in the UK all grossed over £1 million this weekend.
The Keira Knightley starring film is the second highest new film of the week with £788,432 on its debut weekend.