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Slumdog Millionaire No one younger than 15 may see a 15 film in a cinema.

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2009
UK release date Released: 9th January 2009  |  BBFC Age Rating:  Slumdog Millionaire 15 age rating
Slumdog Millionaire

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Starring

Anil Kapoor
Saurabh Shukla
Rajendranath Zutshi
Jeneva Talwar

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Total Grosses
UK total gross
£31,664,077
122
Slumdog Millionaire
123

US total gross
$141,319,928
388
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Global total gross
$362,319,195
348
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UK Age Rating
UK BBFC Certificate: 15
Genres
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  •  United Kingdom
  •  Colombia
  •  China
UK Box Office Release Breakdown
UK release date:

Highest chart position: 1

Weeks on box office: 13

UK Box Office Chart History
Date
Place
Week
Total
2N
£1,827,457
£1,827,457
1
£2,630,820
£5,959,416
1▲▼
£2,806,996
£10,239,371
1▲▼
£2,359,854
£14,216,466
3
£1,587,819
£16,897,975
2
£1,820,119
£19,984,021
3
£1,561,139
£22,973,110
1
£1,676,508
£25,871,749
2
£1,289,094
£28,173,584
4
£755,379
£29,603,451
7
£416,356
£30,471,084
11
£222,201
£31,014,653
11▲▼
£101,532
£31,283,374
Other Box Office History
10 April 2009
£56,454
17 April 2009
£29,613
24 April 2009
£17,763
1 May 2009
£12,202
8 May 2009
£4,196
22 May 2009
£2,245
29 May 2009
£3,995
5 June 2009
£1,339
19 June 2009
£125
Box Office Gross Flow
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755.4K
416.4K
222.2K
101.5K

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2009

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News from around the web

The strength of Toy Story 4 was too much for newcomer Yesterday this week as the Pixar movie remains at the top and the Beatles inspired film enters the box office at number 2.

Yesterday

Toy Story 4

Remaining at the top for a second weekend the animated hit takes £8.3 Million, down less than 50% from last week.

This takes the films total gross in the UK to £27 Million, compared to Toy Story 3 which is the highest grossing film in the series this is £10 Million lower at the same stage of release.

Yesterday

The Beatles inspires hit directed by Danny Boyle and written by Richard Curtis makes its debut at number 2 this week with £2.2 Million.

The Diretors highest grossing film in the UK to date is Slumdog Millionaire from 2009 who's debut was very similar to this, that film went on to gross £31.6 Million.

Richard Curtis biggest hit to date is LoveActually from 2003 which had a far bigger debut and went on to gross £36.2 Million in the UK with out the Oscar glory Slumdog had.

Avengers: Endgame

Aladdin

Disney's live action movie is still going strong in the UK and this week takes £694,716 for a total UK gross of £33.8 Million after 6 weeks of release.

Men In Black: International

Sinking fast but still with its neck above the water a weekend take of £515,506 keeps it in the top 5 at 4 and pushes its total to £6 Million.

There is no doubt this has not been the revival of the series that was hoped and it must be in question if we will see any more Men In Black films going forward.

Casino Royale

Daniel Craigs first outing as James Bond is currently getting the Secret Cinema treatment and this has pushed in film back into the top 5 this week with a weekend gross of £515,506.

This now pushes the films total UK gross to £57.2 Million since its original release in December 2006, it is the 19th highest grossing movie ever in the UK.

Avengers: Endgame

The Marvel smash hit is still doing very well in the UK and this week it is at number 6 after 10 weeks of release and has an incredible UK gross of £88.3 Million.

Directed by Oscar winning director Danny Boyle this is loosely based on the fames Apple founder Steve Jobs biography release soon after his death

The film is out on 13th November 2015 and is much anticipated from the director who has brought us classics like Slumdog Millionaire and Trainspotting.

Check out the trailer below.

All change this week as The Logo Movie starts it's decent down the box office chart and is taken over by the slightly more adult 300 Rise of an Empire.

The sequel to 2007's 300 takes £2.7 million during it's debut weekend of release, taking over from The Lego movie which sinks just one place to number 2 this week.

Also worth a mention is The Grand Budapest Hotel which debut's at 3 this week.

This time last year Oz The Great and Powerful was the highest new film which debuted at the top knocking Wreck-It Ralph down to 3.

Five years ago Watchmen was the top film in the country which debuted at the top, in the process it knocked Slumdog Millionaire into 2nd place.

Ten years ago Along Came Polly was still the top film with the highest new film coming from 21 Grams at 2. Fifteen years ago A Bugs Life was still at the top holding off everything else. There was no new films to speak of with the highest coming outside the top 10, Beloved entered at 12.

No move at the top of the box office chart this week for The Lego Movie which makes it 3 in a row now for the little plastic bricks.

Keeping a still solid weekend gross of £3.2 million The Lego Movie was able to keep all pretenders to the throne at bay. the total now for Lego is £26.7 million.

Highest new film of the week is the Liam Neeson action film Non-Stop which debuts at 2 with £2.6 million.

A year ago Hansel and Gretel was the highest new film of the week debuting at the top of the chart, knocking Wreck-It Ralph down to the runner up spot.

Five years ago Slumdog Millionaire was still at the top off the back of big Oscar success while highest new film was Unborn at number 3.

Ten years ago Along Came Poly entered the chart at number one moving School of Rock down to number three.

Fifteen years ago A Bugs Life held firm at the top leaving highest new film You've Got Mail to enter at two.

Twenty years ago Schindler's List stayed at the top on the back of it's Oscar glory while Beethoven's 2nd was the highest new film at four.

Finally Twenty-Five years ago Rain Man was doing big business as the top film for March.

After an impressive 3 week run at the top Wolf of Wall Street this week surrenders to animated feature Mr Peabody and Sherman.

An early half term treat for the kids, Mr Peabody makes a splash at the top with £3.9 million over the weekend beating out quite easily a challenge from the Robocop reboot which lands at 2 with £2.4 million.

The Wolf of Wall Street dips to number 3 with a weekend take of £1.6 million bringing it's total to £17 million.

New films this week:

  • Mr Peabody and Sherman
  • Robocop (2014)
  • Dallas Buyers Club
  • Rusalka Met Opera 2014

This time last year Disney's Wreck-It Ralph made a good debut at the top of the box office knocking the 4 week champion Les Mis from the top.

Five years ago there was also a change at the top with Brad Pitt starring in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button making it's debut knocking Slumdog Millionaire down to number 3.

Ten years ago it was a similar story when Jet Black's starring School of Rock took over at the top on it's debut knocking the previous weeks top film Scary Movie 3 to number 4.

Fifteen years ago (and not to sound too receptive) A Bugs Life took over at the top on it's debut week knocking Shakespeare In Love into the runner up spot.

Finally twenty years ago Mrs Doubtfire was still the big film of February with Free Willy proving to be the big new film of the month.