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Historical UK Box Office - White Hunter Black Heart, Shanghai Noon, Once Upon A Time ... In Hollywood

Robert Hyde

White Hunter Black Heart
What were the big movies hitting the UK box office over the last 30 year?

Each week we present a rundown of the UK box office chart headlines on this same week from last year to 1990.

A year ago (2019)

The number one film was Once Upon A Time ... In Hollywood which had been at the top for 2 weeks.

The top new film of the week was The Informer directed by Andrea Di Stefano and starring Ana de Armas and Rosamund Pike which entered the box office at number 10.

The film with the longest run was Casino Royale which had been on the box office for 26 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was The Lion King which had taken £71.7 Million after 7 weeks of release.

Five years ago (2015)

Also making its debut at the top was Straight Outta Compton starring O'Shea Jackson Jr. and Corey Hawkins and directed by F. Gary Gray

The film with the longest run was Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back which had been on the box office for 35 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was Minions which had taken £45.2 Million after 10 weeks of release.

Ten years ago (2010)

Another film making its debut at the top was Grown Ups starring Adam Sandler and Kevin James and directed by Dennis Dugan

The longerst run on the box office and the top total grossing film was Avatar which had taken £92.8 Million over 17 weeks of release.

Fifteen years ago (2005)

Making its debut at the top was The Dukes Of Hazzard starring Johnny Knoxville and Seann William Scott and directed by Jay Chandrasekhar

The film with the longest run was War Of The Worlds which had been on the box office for 9 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was Charlie And The Chocolate Factory which had taken £33.3 Million after 5 weeks of release.

Twenty years ago (2000)

The number one film was X-Men which had been at the top for 2 weeks.

The top new film of the week was Shanghai Noon directed by Tom Dey and starring Jackie Chan and Owen Wilson which entered the box office at number 2.

The longerst run on the box office and the top total grossing film was Gladiator which had taken £30.3 Million over 16 weeks of release.

Twenty five years ago (1995)

The number one film was Waterworld which had been at the top for 2 weeks.

The top new film of the week was While You Were Sleeping directed by Jon Turteltaub and starring Sandra Bullock and Bill Pullman which entered the box office at number 3.

The film with the longest run was Bad Boys which had been on the box office for 11 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was Batman Forever which had taken £17.5 Million after 7 weeks of release.

Thirty years ago (1990)

The number one film was Die Hard 2: Die Harder which had been at the top for 3 weeks.

The top new film of the week was White Hunter Black Heart directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Clint Eastwood and Jeff Fahey which entered the box office at number 2.

The film with the longest run was Dick Tracy which had been on the box office for 9 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was Days Of Thunder which had taken £7.6 Million after 5 weeks of release.

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