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UK Box Office Analysis 13th - 15th September 2019: Downton Abbey makes its debut at the top giving It Chapter Two a single week at number 1

Robert Hyde
Robert Hyde | 18th September 2019 | 226 views
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Downton Abbey
The darling of British TV makes its debut on the big screen and it was all too much for Pennywise as Downton Abbey leaves the horror film with only a single week at the top.

Downton Abbey

Making the transition from successful TV series to hit movie on the big screen the famous house from the 1920's aristocracy makes its debut at the top of the UK box office.

The films debut was maybe a little quieter than expected but it still manages a very reasonable £5.1 Million openeing.

This is in keeping woth similar films of this genre but if you compare it to It Chapter Two, a typical overhyped hollywood movie which it knocks off this week, it is a couple of million lower.

IT Chapter Two

It may be a temporary removal from the top but the Stephen King adaptation falls to number 2 this week after a single week at the top with a weekend gross of £3.1 Million.

This pushes the films total UK gross to £13.5 Million after 2 weeks of release which is £8 Million behind the first film.

Hustlers

Hustlers

Also entering the box office this week at number 3, starring Constance Wu and Jennifer Lopez the film makes quite an impressive debut with £1.3 Million.

The film is from director Lorene Scafaria and is based on a viral magazine column from New York about strippers taking their lives into their own hands.

Once Upon A Time ... In Hollywood

By far Tarantino best film to date the 1960 Hollywood set film falls to 4 this week with £557,889 taking its total UK gross to £19.8 Million.

The Lion King

Jon Favreau animated remake (have we stopped calling it live action now?) falls to number 5 this week with £439,795 taking its total to £73.8 Million.

It is the highest total grossing movie on the chart this week and is the second highest grossing film of the year.

Toy Story 4

Pixars animated sequel is at number 9 and has the longerst run on the chart with 13 weeks and its total gross is sitting at £64.9 Million.

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