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Historical UK Box Office - Muriels Wedding (1995), Child 44(2015), Dear John (2010)

Robert Hyde

Muriels Wedding
Looking back at the historical UK box office chart headlines over the last 30 years.

A year ago (2019)

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

The top new film of the week was Kalank directed by Abhishek Varman and starring Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt which entered the box office at number 4.

The longerst run on the box office and the top total grossing film was Captain Marvel which had taken £37.9 Million over 7 weeks of release.

Five years ago (2015)

The number one film was Fast & Furious 7 which had been at the top for 3 weeks and with a total gross of £32 Million it was also the top total grossing film.

The top new film of the week was Child 44 directed by Daniel Espinosa and starring Xavier Atkins and Mark Lewis Jones which entered the box office at number 4.

The film with the longest run was Shaun The Sheep Movie which had been on the box office for 7 weeks.

Ten years ago (2010)

Another film making its debut at the top was Dear John starring Channing Tatum and Amanda Seyfried and directed by Lasse Hallström

The longerst run on the box office and the top total grossing film was Alice In Wonderland which had taken £41.4 Million over 7 weeks of release.

Fifteen years ago (2005)

Making its debut at the top was The Interpreter starring Nicole Kidman and Sean Penn and directed by Sydney Pollack

The film with the longest run was Hostage which had been on the box office for 6 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was Hitch which had taken £16.4 Million after 6 weeks of release.

Twenty years ago (2000)

Making its debut at the top was Pokémon: The First Movie starring Veronica Taylor and Philip Bartlett and directed by Michael Haigney and Kunihiko Yuyama

The film with the longest run was American Beauty which had been on the box office for 12 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was Toy Story 2 which had taken £42.6 Million after 10 weeks of release.

Twenty five years ago (1995)

Making its debut at the top was Muriels Wedding starring Toni Collette and Bill Hunter and directed by P.J. Hogan

The longerst run on the box office and the top total grossing film was Rudyard Kiplings The Jungle Book which had taken £7.4 Million over 9 weeks of release.

Thirty years ago (1990)

The number one film was Look Who's Talking which had been at the top for 3 weeks.

The top new film of the week was The Hunt For Red October directed by John McTiernan and starring Sean Connery and Alec Baldwin which entered the box office at number 2.

The longerst run on the box office and the top total grossing film was Honey I Shrunk The Kids which had taken £9.4 Million over 11 weeks of release.

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