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UK Box Office Analysis 26th - 28th April 2019: Avengers Endgame opens to record breaking UK debut weekend of 43.4 million pound

Robert Hyde
Robert Hyde | 30th April 2019 | 175 views

Avengers: Endgame was always going to open big, and on its 4 day opening weekend, including Thursday previews, the film gains the top opening weekend in the UK beating Spectre who gained it in 2015.

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Avengers: Endgame

The latest Marvel movie, and end of this phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, took a gigantic £43.4 million on its debut weeekend.

Spectre in 2015 took the title with a 7 day opening, Monday - Sunday, so this is actually more impressive.

The film opened higher than expectation and we will be watching over the coming weeks to see if the film continues to gross well and beat Star Wars: The Force Awakens £123 million total gross, the highest in the UK.

Dumbo

Tim Burtons live action remake continues to do well at the UK box office and remains at number 2 this week with £1.02 Million.

This pushes the films total UK gross to £23.3 million after 5 weeks of release, comparatively the film is doing better in the UK than many other countries.

Wonder Park

The animated film climbs from 7 back to number 3 on its 3rd weekend of release with a £454,366 weekend, pushing its total to £3.8 million.

Red Joan

The Judi Dench starring film also climbs this week to number 4 with a weekend of £420,629 which now puts its total gross at £1.5 million.

Shazam!

The DC Captain Marvel falls from the top to number 5 this week with the Marvel film giving people their super hero fix.

The film takes £398,317 on its 4th weekend and it sits at £12.8 million in total grosses.

Captain Marvel

There was a thought that the other Marvel super hero film on release at the moment would get a boost from Avengers: Endgame but in reality the film falls to 6 on its 8th week of release, its total gross is £38.8 million.

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Praised by critics this coming of age drama from director Bo Burnham lands on the box office at number 10 with £144,923, it did go up agains Avengers: Endgame!