UK Box Office Analysis Weekend 21st - 23rd December 2018: Mary Poppins returns tops the chart over Christmas in the UK
Robert Hyde |
26th December 2018 |
Disney gets another number 1 film over Christmas as the Mary Poppins sequel goes to the top on its debut weekend.
Mary Poppins Returns
Despite the fact that its been 54 yeas in the making, the new film based on the famed Disney character gets to be the new number one film in the UK, maybe what helped was the fact it get the widest ever release in the UK showing on 740 cinemas.
The film takes £8.1 million on its debut, comparing this to the original film is hard as records weren't kept but we know the film took about £14 million during its cinematic run.
The DC Universe film falls to number 2 this week with a £2 million second weekend to bring its total UK gross to £10 million.
The seasonal favourite from the book by Dr Seuss is 7 weeks in and at number 3 this week it takes £1.8 million to boost its total gross to £22.6 million.
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Falling to number 4 this week the sequel movie from Disney takes £1 million which brings the films total gross to £11 million after 4 weeks of release.
Spider-Man Into The Spider-Verse
After debuting high last week the Spider-Man animation falls to number 5 this week with a gross just under a million, this brings the filsm second weekend total gross to £4.1 million.