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Historical UK Box Office Halloween - Saw II was the top new entry in 2005

Robert Hyde

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As the UK goes back into lockdown in 2020 what were the big movies at the box office over the last 30 years.

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)

No. 1 movie:
Joker which had been at the top for 5 weeks and with a total gross of £51.6 Million it was also the top total grossing film.

Highest Debut:
Doctor Sleep directed by Mike Flanagan and starring Ewan McGregor and Rebecca Ferguson which entered the box office at number 4.

Longest run:
Downton Abbey which had been on the box office for 8 weeks.

Five years ago (2015)

No. 1 and highest debut:
Spectre starring Daniel Craig and Christoph Waltz and directed by Sam Mendes

No. 1 and top total grossing:
Minions which had taken £47.1 Million over 16 weeks of release.

Ten years ago (2010)

No. 1 and Highest debut:
Saw 3D starring Tobin Bell and Costas Mandylor and directed by Kevin Greutert

Longest run:
Made In Dagenham which had been on the box office for 5 weeks.

Top total grossing:
Despicable Me which had taken £15.1 Million after 3 weeks of release.

Fifteen years ago (2005)

No. 1 movie:
Wallace & Gromit: The Curse Of The Were-Rabbit which had been at the top for 3 weeks and with a total gross of £25.8 Million it was also the top total grossing film.

Highest Debut:
Saw II directed by Darren Lynn Bousman and starring Tobin Bell and Shawnee Smith which entered the box office at number 3.

Longest run:
Pride And Prejudice which had been on the box office for 7 weeks.

Twenty years ago (2000)

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

Highest debut:
Book Of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 directed by Joe Berlinger and starring Kim Director and Jeffrey Donovan which entered the box office at number 3.

Longest run:
Hollow Man which had been on the box office for 5 weeks.

Top total grossing:
Billy Elliot which had taken £11.4 Million after 5 weeks of release.

Twenty five years ago (1995)

No.1 movie:
Pocahontas which had been at the top for 3 weeks.

Highest debut:
To Die For directed by Gus Van Sant and starring Nicole Kidman and Matt Dillon which entered the box office at number 3.

No. 1 and top total grossing:
Batman Forever which had taken £21 Million over 15 weeks of release.

Thirty years ago (1990)

No. 1 movie:
Ghost which had been at the top for 5 weeks and with a total gross of £21.9 Million it was also the top total grossing film.

Highest Debut:
Young Guns II directed by Geoff Murphy and starring Emilio Estevez and Kiefer Sutherland which entered the box office at number 2.

Longest run:
Hardware which had been on the box office for 5 weeks.

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