UK box office analysis 13th June: 22 Jump Street stays at the top
Robert Hyde |
18th June 2014 |
It was a largely static week this week at the Uk box office, no surprise as there was no big new release and the FIFA World Cup started with England's first game on Saturday night.
With all that going on it was a surprise to see 22 Jump Street retain the top spot with a weekend gross of £2.2 million, this brings the films total to £9.8 million after 10 days of release.
Maleficent, X-Men Days of Future Past and Edge of Tomorrow all stayed in their respective places for another week with only Maleficent taking over a million pound from those 3.
Highest new film of the week goes to Oculus which took a less than expected £413 thousand, although there were previews of How to Train Your Dragon 2 which beat it with £519 thousand, this wont count on this chart and go to their debut in a few weeks.
Other new films this week are
Belle at 7
Devils Knot at 10
This time last year Man of Steel too the top spot on it;s debut weekend of release knocking After Earth to the runner up spot.
Five years ago The Hangover surprised all and hot the top spot on it's debut and knocked Terminator Salvation into second place.
Ten years ago Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban was still the top film and with a fairly still top 5 Connie and Carla was the top new film at 5.
Fifteen years ago The Matrix was the top new film of the week making it's debut at the top knocking Notting Hill into second place.