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Historical UK Box Office - Spy (2015), X-Men: Dark Phoenix (2019), Death At A Funeral (2010)

Robert Hyde

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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 Aladdin which had been at the top for 3 weeks.

The top new film of the week was X-Men: Dark Phoenix directed by Simon Kinberg and starring James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender which entered the box office at number 2.

The film with the longest run was Casino Royale which had been on the box office for 14 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was Avengers: Endgame which had taken £87.5 Million after 7 weeks of release.

Five years ago (2015)

Also making its debut at the top was Spy starring Melissa McCarthy and Jason Statham and directed by Paul Feig

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

The top total grossing film of the week was Avengers: Age Of Ultron which had taken £47.8 Million after 7 weeks of release.

Ten years ago (2010)

The number one film was Sex And The City 2 which had been at the top for 2 weeks.

The top new film of the week was Death At A Funeral directed by Neil LaBute and starring Keith David and Loretta Devine which entered the box office at number 4.

The longerst run on the box office and the top total grossing film was Iron Man 2 which had taken £20.7 Million over 6 weeks of release.

Fifteen years ago (2005)

The number one film was Star Wars Episode III: Revenge Of The Sith which had been at the top for 3 weeks and with a total gross of £32.7 Million it was also the top total grossing film.

The top new film of the week was Sin City directed by Frank Miller and Robert Rodriguez and starring Jessica Alba and Devon Aoki which entered the box office at number 2.

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

Twenty years ago (2000)

The number one film was Gladiator which had been at the top for 4 weeks and with a total gross of £18.8 Million it was also the top total grossing film.

The top new film of the week was Maybe Baby directed by Ben Elton and Hugh Laurie and starring Joely Richardson and Matthew Macfadyen which entered the box office at number 3.

The film with the longest run was Pokémon: The First Movie which had been on the box office for 8 weeks.

Twenty five years ago (1995)

Making its debut at the top was Jack And Sarah starring Richard E. Grant and Samantha Mathis and directed by Tim Sullivan

The longerst run on the box office and the top total grossing film was Dumb And Dumber which had taken £9.1 Million over 9 weeks of release.

Thirty years ago (1990)

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

The top new film of the week was Clean And Sober directed by Glenn Gordon Caron and starring Michael Keaton and Kathy Baker which entered the box office at number 2.

The film with the longest run was Tango And Cash which had been on the box office for 11 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was Look Who's Talking which had taken £10.1 Million after 10 weeks of release.

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