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UK Box Office Figures 10th - 12th July 2020:  With The Empire Strikes Back celebrating 40 years with a re-release it enters the box office at the top

UK Box Office Figures 10th - 12th July 2020: With The Empire Strikes Back celebrating 40 years with a re-release it enters the box office at the top

Robert Hyde

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back
With cinemas slowly going back to normal in the UK 20th Century Fox (Disney) re-release The Empire Strikes Back on its 40th anniversary and it goes to the top of the chart.

There is a single new release in the shape of Black Water: Abyss at number 3.

Here is a rundown of this weeks top 5 movies in the UK.

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

Celebrating its 40th year of release the Star Wars sequel hits the top of the box office with a weekend £50.4K.

After this many years, multiple re-releases including the special edition in 1997 and the Secret Cinema in 2015 the movie has spent 40 weeks on the chart and taken £22.8 Million.

Onward

Falling to number 2 this week after being the first number one of the re-opening, Pixars latest movie takes £35K pushing its total to £5.3 Million after 5 weeks on the chart.

Black Water: Abyss

Black Water: Abyss

First new release in some months is this horror movie directed by Andrew Traucki which land at number 3 with a weekend take of £28k.

Trolls World Tour

Falling to number 4 this week is the controversial sequel with takes £19K on its second weekend, the movies total box office gross is £64.8K.

Dirty Dancing

The 33 year old favourite starring Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze is on re-release to encourage people back to cinemas and this week is at 5 with £15K for a total of £3.9 Million after 14 weeks on the chart, not consecutively!

This weeks top 10 UK Box Office films

  1. Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back - £50,406
  2. Onward - £35,086
  3. Black Water: Abyss - £28,053
  4. Trolls World Tour - £19,996
  5. Dirty Dancing - £15,134
  6. Knives Out - £14,747
  7. Grease - £14,416
  8. The Shawshank Redemption - £13,230
  9. Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone - £12,358
  10. The Greatest Showman - £11,681
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