UK Box Office Analysis Weekend 8th - 10th March 2019: Captain Marvel dominates the UK box office with a 12 million pound debut
Robert Hyde |
13th March 2019 |
As with any super hero film, especially from Marvel, Captain Marvel dominates the box office on its debut weekend of release with the highest debut for a new franchise in the 21 film franchise.
The first of this years Marvel films takes over at the top of the UK box office with ease this week and a £12.7 million debut weeeknd.
This is the 51st highest debut for a movie in the UK and is the already the 5th highest grossing film of 2019.
The last Marvel movie Avengers Infinity War went on to gross just why of £30 million, and with the sequel to that film just around the corner that could put this films total gross in the £25 million region.
Fighting With My Family
Falling to number 2 this week the Stephen Merchant direct film takes £1.03 million on its follow up weekend pushing is 10 day cume to £3.6 million.
The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part
The follow up brick movie is having a harder time on the box office in comparison to its predecessor and this week takes £816,200 pushing its 5 week cume to £16.7 million.
The Mark Wahlberg starring film has done well in the UK and this week falls to 4 with £673,286 which pushes its 4 week cume to £9.05 million.
How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
Finally in the top 5 the threequel dragon movie takes £655,248 on its 6th week of release taking its total UK gross to £18.09 million.
The film is still the highest grossing film released in the UK in 2019 although Mary Poppins Returns is the highest grossing film of the year so far despite its 2018 release date.
In a week when there in a Marvel movie on the release schedule it will dominate and the top 5 this week has only 2 films grossing over a million pound which reflects that.
At number 14 this week is Bohemian Rhapsody which has now been around for an incredible 20 weeks and has taken £54.4 million.