15th December 2020
As cinemas start to re-open, and in some places close again, Christmas classics once again dominate the box office with the Will Farrell movie Elf remaining at the top for a second weekend.
The top new movie was the concert film of Little Mix and right behind that was Superintelligence, further down the top 15 pantomime movie Peter Duncan Presents Jack And The Beanstalk was new at 11 while Dreamland was new at 14.
The top 15 movie took a total of £627,505 which is double that of last week and with Wonder Woman 1984 set for release on Wednesday 16th December we could see some impressive numbers next weekend.
UK box office Quickview.
Here is a breakdown of the top 5 box office movies 11th - 13th December 2020
Directed by Jon Favreau the holiday favourite from 2003 spends a second weekend at the top of the UK box office taking £98,157, 51% up from last weekend.
The movie only made number 2 on its initial release, the film has now taken £17.1 Million since its 2003 release.
Another holiday classic spends a second weekend at number 2, this week it takes £87,809, 58% up from last weekend, the movie was released in 1990 and has taken £9.7 Million since release.
Highest new movie of the week is the concert film of pop group Little Mix's last concert LM5 which takes £83,518 over the weekend.
Another new release, Melissa McCarthy stars in her husband Ben Falcone new movie which makes its debut at 4 with £72,574 .
Finally in the top 5 is writer Richard Curtis's directorial debut starring Hugh Grant from 2003.
The movie takes £42,508 over the weekend, 66% up from last week, for a total gross of £36.87 since it was released.
4th July 2019
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.