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Historical UK Box Office Early October - Ghost (1990) The Martian (2015) A History Of Violence (2005)

Robert Hyde

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With Tenet making a 6th week at the top of the UK box office lets take a look at what were the biggest movies on selected charts in early October over the last 30 year.

A year ago (2019)

No. 1 and highest debut:
Joker starring Joaquin Phoenix and Robert De Niro and directed by Todd Phillips

Longest run:
Casino Royale which had been on the box office for 31 weeks.

Top total grossing:
The Lion King which had taken £75.3 Million after 12 weeks of release.

Five years ago (2015)

No. 1 and highest debut:
The Martian starring Matt Damon and Jessica Chastain and directed by Ridley Scott

No. 1 and top total grossing:
Minions which had taken £46.4 Million over 14 weeks of release.

Ten years ago (2010)

No.1 movie:
The Other Guys which had been at the top for 3 weeks.

Highest debut:
Buried directed by Rodrigo Cortes and starring Ryan Reynolds and Jose Luis Garcia Perez which entered the box office at number 3.

Longest run:
Back To The Future which had been on the box office for 17 weeks.

Top total grossing:
Toy Story 3 which had taken £72.9 Million after 11 weeks of release.

Fifteen years ago (2005)

No.1 movie:
Pride And Prejudice which had been at the top for 3 weeks.

Highest debut:
A History Of Violence directed by David Cronenberg and starring Viggo Mortensen and Maria Bello which entered the box office at number 2.

No. 1 and top total grossing:
Charlie And The Chocolate Factory which had taken £37.1 Million over 10 weeks of release.

Twenty years ago (2000)

No. 1 and highest debut:
Hollow Man starring Elisabeth Shue and Kevin Bacon and directed by Paul Verhoeven

No. 1 and top total grossing:
Chicken Run which had taken £28.6 Million over 14 weeks of release.

Twenty five years ago (1995)

No.1 movie:
Apollo 13 which had been at the top for 2 weeks.

Highest debut:
Species directed by Roger Donaldson and starring Ben Kingsley and Michael Madsen which entered the box office at number 2.

Longest run:
Judge Dredd which had been on the box office for 11 weeks.

Top total grossing:
Batman Forever which had taken £19.7 Million after 11 weeks of release.

Thirty years ago (1990)

No. 1 movie: Ghost which had been at the top for 1 weeks and with a total gross of £10.5 Million it was also the top total grossing film.

Highest Debut: Ghost directed by Jerry Zucker and starring Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore which entered the box office at number 1.

Longest run:
Total Recall which had been on the box office for 11 weeks.

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