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UK Box Office Analysis 10th - 12th January 2020: The Rise Of Skywalker ends its run at the top as Sam Mendes 1917 makes its debut at number 1

Robert Hyde

1917
Sam Mandes critically acclaimed movie 1917 makes its UK debut at the top of the box office knocking Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker down to number 3 with Little Women climbing to 2.

1917

The critically acclaimed movie directed by Sam Mendes makes its UK debut at the top of the box office with a opening weekend gross of £7.4 Million.

It hard to compare this to his previous films as the famed director was behind the camera for the Bond movie Skyfall which opening in the UK to £20 Million.

In comparison to his non Bond movies it is his best opening to date, and with the awards season in full flow and the film nominated and winning many awards including Oscars and Golden Globes the final gross could high.

Little Women

Little Women

Greta Gerwigs version of the classic novel goes up the box office this weekend to number 2 with a weekend gross of £2 million.

This puts the films total gross at £13.2 Million after 3 weeks of release.

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker

J.J. Abrams final Star Wars movie in the Skywalker saga falls from the top to number 3 this week with a weekend take of £1.8 Million.

The film has ben on general release now for 4 weeks and has taken an excellent £54.8 Million and it is the highest total grossing movie one this weeks box office.

As good as this is it is still the lowest grossing from of the sequel trilogy which started with Star Wars: The Force Awaken and then was followed by Star Wars: The Last jedi.

The Gentlemen

Guy Ritchies return to London based gangster movies falls to 4 this weekend with £1.7 Million for a 2 week total of £5.9 Million.

Jumanji: The Next Level

Dwayne Johnson sequel movie falls to 5 this weekend with £1.69 Million for a 5 week total of £30.0 Million.

The film is running just a little lower than the previous film in the series and will most likely end up with a gross just a little lower at around the £35 Million mark.

Frozen II

Disneys sequel animated movie falls to number 7 this week but has he longest run on the box office with 8 weeks, it has taken a UK total gross of £51.2 Million.

This weeks top 10 UK Box Office films

  1. 1917 - £7,446,302
  2. Little Women - £2,018,280
  3. Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker - £1,824,607
  4. The Gentlemen - £1,719,736
  5. Jumanji: The Next Level - £1,691,901
  6. Jojo Rabbit - £1,029,072
  7. Frozen II - £784,361
  8. Spies In Disguise - £682,596
  9. Cats - £434,743
  10. Knives Out - £345,483
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