Super Heroes and Super Trooper were the top grossing films in the UK over 2018
Robert Hyde |
1st January 2019 |
The Super Heroes of Avengers Infinity War and the all singing all dancing spectacular of Mamma Mia! Here we go again fought it out for the top film of 2018 at the UK box office.
Avengers Infinity War
The latest Avengers movie from the Disney Marvel Studios topped the yearly box offie chart on its release in April and never let go.
The film took an amazing £70 million in the UK over a 10 week stretch on the box office and is the 10th top film in the UK ever.
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
The Sequel to 2008's top film could only manage 2nd place 10 years later although it gave the Avengers movie a run for its money.
The Super Trooper movie took £65.6 million over its 11 week run on the box office and its the 11th top film ever in the UK.
Still in sequel territory as Pixar released a follow up to their 2004 original which took £55.9 million at the UK box office over its 14 week run.
Released at the beginning of the year before Avengers Infinity War this Marvel movie set the tone and if the 4th top film of 2018.
The film took £50 million at the UK box office over its 12 week run.
Maybe a bit of a suprise this one, the Bryan Singer directed Queen/Freddy Mercury bio-pic is the fifth top grossing film of the year.
With a UK gross of £46 million over its 9 week (and counting) box office run it is also the directors top grossing UK film.
The story of 2018 in the UK is that it bucked the trend a little from the rest of the world and we didn't just go mad for super hero movies, we like our musicals, The Greatest Showman despite being a 2017 took £41 million in 2018 and Bohemian Rhapsody has plenty of music in it.
Here is the full UK top 10 grossing films in 2018.
Avengers Infinity War - £70.8 million
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again - £65.5 million
Incredibles 2 - £55.9 million
Black Panther - £50.3 million
Bohemian Rhapsody - £46.1 million
The Greatest Showman - £41.7 million
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdon - £41.6 million
Peter Rabbit - £41 million
Deadpool 2 - £32.5 million
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald - £31.6 million