UK Box Office Analysis Weekend 22nd - 24th February 2019: The Lego Movie 2 makes it 3 weeks at the top over half term week with a 2.4 million pound weekend
Robert Hyde |
27th February 2019 |
It was half term week in the UK and The second LEGO movie remained at the top for a third consecutive weekend keeping Instant Family and How To Train Your Dragon 3 to fight it out for second place in an almost static top 5.
The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part
Remaining at the top of the UK box office for a third weekend the brick movie charmed audiences of the UK half term break to the tune of £2.4 million over the weekend.
The film make an incredible £6.6 million over the full week and its total gross in the UK is now £14 million.
Just about hanging on to the number 2 slot the Mark Wahlberg starring film takes £1.67 million over the weekend which boosts its total UK gross to a very respectable £6.4 million.
How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
Only just missing out on the number 2 slot the Dragon threequel has to make do with number 3 this week with a weekend total of £1.66 million.
On the plus side for the film with a total gross of £15.8 million it is now the highest grossing movie released in 2019.
Alita: Battle Angel
The Robert Rodriguez directed Manga live action movie remains at number 4 this week with £870,000 to boost its total UK gross to £7.7 million.
The Kid Who Would Be King
After a disappointing opening weekend last week the fantasy adventure jumps up to number 5 over the half term week to take £651.000 over the weekend.
Over the week the film actually took nearly £2 million which boosts the films total gross to nearly £2.6 million.
Highest new film of the week is at 6, the Liam Neeson starring film makes a poor start to its chart career, maybe influenced by the comments the star made in the press run for the films.
The film debuted with a £631,000 opening weekend.
On The Basis Of Sex
Also new this week is the true story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg and her fight for equal rights in the workplace which makes its debut at 8 with a gross of just shy of half a million pounds.
18 weeks in and the Queen bio-pic starring Rami Malek climbs the box office this week to number 10, its total UK gross is now £53.7 million.
The Olivia Coleman starring movie is at number 12 this week with a total UK gross of £15.6 million.