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Historical UK Box Office late November - Knives Out was the top new debut a year ago this weekend

Robert Hyde

Knives Out
With the box office still in free fall for at least another weekend we take a look at the movies doing well in the UK over the past 20 years.

A year ago (2019)

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

Highest debut:
Knives Out directed by Rian Johnson and starring Daniel Craig and Chris Evans which entered the box office at number 2.

Top total grossing and longest run:
Joker which had taken £57.5 Million over 9 weeks of release.

Five years ago (2015)

No.1 movie:
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 which had been at the top for 2 weeks.

Highest debut:
The Good Dinosaur directed by Peter Sohn and starring Jeffrey Wright and Frances McDormand which entered the box office at number 2.

Longest run:
Pan which had been on the box office for 7 weeks.

Top total grossing:
Spectre which had taken £88.4 Million after 5 weeks of release.

Ten years ago (2010)

No. 1 movie:
Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 1 which had been at the top for 3 weeks and with a total gross of £39.1 Million it was also the top total grossing film.

Highest Debut:
Megamind directed by Tom McGrath and starring Will Ferrell and Brad Pitt which entered the box office at number 2.

Longest run:
Despicable Me which had been on the box office for 8 weeks.

Fifteen years ago (2005)

No. 1 movie:
Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire which had been at the top for 3 weeks and with a total gross of £37 Million it was also the top total grossing film.

Highest Debut:
Keeping Mum directed by Niall Johnson and starring Rowan Atkinson and Kristin Scott Thomas which entered the box office at number 4.

Longest run:
Wallace & Gromit: The Curse Of The Were-Rabbit which had been on the box office for 8 weeks.

Twenty years ago (2000)

No. 1 and highest debut:
How The Grinch Stole Christmas starring Jim Carrey and Taylor Momsen and directed by Ron Howard

Top total grossing and longest run:
Billy Elliot which had taken £16.1 Million over 10 weeks of release.

Twenty five years ago (1995)

No. 1 movie:
Goldeneye which had been at the top for 2 weeks and with a total gross of £12.2 Million it was also the top total grossing film.

Highest Debut:
Murder In The First directed by Marc Rocco and starring Christian Slater and Kevin Bacon which entered the box office at number 2.

Longest run:
Pocahontas which had been on the box office for 9 weeks.

Thirty years ago (1990)

No.1 movie:
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles which had been at the top for 2 weeks.

Highest debut:
Repossessed directed by Bob Logan and starring Linda Blair and Ned Beatty which entered the box office at number 2.

Top total grossing and longest run:
Ghost which had taken £23.3 Million over 9 weeks of release.

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