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Historical UK Box Office Mid October - Pocahontas released 25 years ago

Robert Hyde

Pocahontas
It was a time when Disney was riding on the wave of success, Matt Damon could carry a movie and Joss Whedon used cinema to finish off his cancelled TV series.

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 2 weeks.

Highest debut:
Abominable directed by Jill Culton and Todd Wilderman and starring Chloë Bennet and Albert Tsai which entered the box office at number 2.

Longest run:
Toy Story 4 which had been on the box office for 17 weeks.

Top total grossing:
The Lion King which had taken £75.5 Million after 13 weeks of release.

Five years ago (2015)

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

Highest debut:
Sicario directed by Denis Villeneuve and starring Emily Blunt and Benicio Del Toro which entered the box office at number 2.

No. 1 and top total grossing:
Inside Out which had taken £38.4 Million over 12 weeks of release.

Ten years ago (2010)

No. 1 and Highest debut:
Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps starring Michael Douglas and Shia LaBeouf and directed by Oliver Stone

Longest run:
Back To The Future which had been on the box office for 18 weeks.

Top total grossing:
Toy Story 3 which had taken £73.3 Million after 12 weeks of release.

Fifteen years ago (2005)

No. 1 and highest debut:
Serenity starring Nathan Fillion and Gina Torres and directed by Joss Whedon

No. 1 and top total grossing:
Charlie And The Chocolate Factory which had taken £37.2 Million over 11 weeks of release.

Twenty years ago (2000)

No. 1 and highest debut:
Nutty Professor II: The Klumps starring Eddie Murphy and Janet Jackson and directed by Peter Segal

No. 1 and top total grossing:
Chicken Run which had taken £28.7 Million over 15 weeks of release.

Twenty five years ago (1995)

No. 1 and highest debut:
Pocahontas starring Irene Bedard and Mel Gibson and directed by Mike Gabriel and Eric Goldberg

Longest run:
Judge Dredd which had been on the box office for 12 weeks.

Top total grossing:
Batman Forever which had taken £20 Million after 12 weeks of release.

Thirty years ago (1990)

No. 1 movie: Ghost which had been at the top for 2 weeks and with a total gross of £15.6 Million it was also the top total grossing film.

Highest Debut: The Little Mermaid directed by Ron Clements and John Musker and starring Rene Auberjonois and Christopher Daniel Barnes which entered the box office at number 2.

Longest run:
Total Recall which had been on the box office for 12 weeks.

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