UK Box Office Analysis Weekend 18th - 20th January 2019: Director M. Night Shyamalan takes Glass to the UK top spot with 3.5 million pound debut
Robert Hyde |
23rd January 2019 |
After a few weeks of the same films bouncing around the top 5 this week has 2 new films enter in the top two spaces on the UK box office.
M. Night Shyamalan releases what is the third in a trilogy of films he started with Unbreakable starrring Bruce Willis and Samuel L. Jackson in 2000 then continued with Split starring James McAvoy in 2017.
This new entry starring all three enters the UK box office at the top with a very respectable £3.4 million debut which is the directors best.
Mary Queen Of Scots
The historical drama starring Margot Robbie hits the UK at number 2 this week with a very reasonable £2.1 million debut weekend.
Stan And Ollie
The bio-pic which entered the box office last week at the top falls to number 3 this weekend with a gross of £1.8 million.
This brings the Steve Coogan starring films total UK gross to £6.1 million after 10 days of release.
The film was the top grossing film for the full week Monday - Friday taking £3.5 million.
Mary Poppins Returns
Disney's sequel movie falls to number 4 this week although it does pass the £40 million milestone in total grosses after a £1.7 million weekend.
The film is being lauded with awards but it falls to number 5 this weekend and a couple of weeks at number 2.
The Olivia Coleman starring film takes £1.3 million to boost its UK total to £11.1 million on its third weekend.
The Queen bio-pic falls to number 8 this week but after a half million pound plus 13th weekend it has passes the £50 million mark making it the fourth top grossing film released in the UK IN 2018.