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UK Box Office Analysis 19th - 21st July 2019: The Lion Kings easily tops the box office with a 16 Million pound debut weekend

Robert Hyde
Robert Hyde | 24th July 2019 | 235 views
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The Lion King
Roaring into the UK box office at number 1 is Jon Favreau's live action remake of the Disney animated movie of the same name from 1994.

Toy Story 4

The Lion King

As expected the Disney movie remake of their classic animated tale hits the top in big style with a debut weekend of £16.6 Million.

The film took an incredibly 68% of the top 15 gross.

This isn't too far behind the live remake of Beauty And The Beast, which is so far the top grossing of this trend, which took £19.7 Million in 2017.

That film went on to gross £72.4 Million, so a £50 Million+ total is not out of the question.

Toy Story 4

The Disney Pixar fourquel takes £2.7 Million on its 5th weekend of release as it holds firm at number 2 on the box office.

The films UK total now stands at a very respectable £47.2 Million.

Rocketman

Spider-Man: Far From Home

The post Avengers: Endgame movie falls from the top to number 3 this week with a gross of £2.3 Million pushing the films total to £27.2 Million after 3 weeks.

The film is now the 5th highest grossing film of 2019, and interestingly the whole top 5 of the year are Disney properties.

Yesterday

Danny Boyle and Richard Curtis film based on the music of The Beatles sits at number 4 this week with a weekend gross of £774 Thousand pushing its total to £9.9 Million after 4 weeks of release.

Annabelle Comes Home

The Conjuring Universe movie falls to number 5 on its 2nd weekend taking £770 Thousand for a £4 Million total.

Rocketman

The Elton John film has been on the box office for 9 weeks now and has taken £22.9 Million, it is at number 13 this week.