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Historical UK Box Office - War Of The Worlds (2005), Terminator Genisys (2015), Chicken Run (2000)

Historical UK Box Office - War Of The Worlds (2005), Terminator Genisys (2015), Chicken Run (2000)

Robert Hyde

War Of The Worlds
What were the big films in movie theatres 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)

Making its debut at the top was Spider-Man: Far From Home starring Tom Holland and Samuel L. Jackson and directed by Jon Watts

The film with the longest run was Casino Royale which had been on the box office for 18 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was Avengers: Endgame which had taken £88.5 Million after 11 weeks of release.

Five years ago (2015)

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

The top new film of the week was Terminator Genisys directed by Alan Taylor and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jason Clarke which entered the box office at number 2.

The film with the longest run was Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back which had been on the box office for 27 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was Jurassic World which had taken £53.8 Million after 4 weeks of release.

Ten years ago (2010)

Another film making its debut at the top was Shrek Forever After starring Mike Myers and Eddie Murphy and directed by Mike Mitchell

The film with the longest run was Robin Hood which had been on the box office for 8 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was Sex And The City 2 which had taken £21 Million after 6 weeks of release.

Fifteen years ago (2005)

Making its debut at the top was War Of The Worlds starring Tom Cruise and Dakota Fanning and directed by Steven Spielberg

The film with the longest run was Valiant which had been on the box office for 13 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was Star Wars Episode III: Revenge Of The Sith which had taken £38.5 Million after 7 weeks of release.

Twenty years ago (2000)

Making its debut at the top was Chicken Run starring Phil Daniels and Lynn Ferguson and directed by Peter Lord and Nick Park

The longerst run on the box office and the top total grossing film was Gladiator which had taken £25.7 Million over 8 weeks of release.

Twenty five years ago (1995)

Making its debut at the top was Congo starring Laura Linney and Dylan Walsh and directed by Frank Marshall

The longerst run on the box office and the top total grossing film was Muriels Wedding which had taken £7.5 Million over 12 weeks of release.

Thirty years ago (1990)

Making its debut at the top was Dick Tracy starring Warren Beatty and Charlie Korsmo and directed by Warren Beatty

The film with the longest run was Harlem Nights which had been on the box office for 7 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was Pretty Woman which had taken £11.9 Million after 6 weeks of release.

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