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25thframe.co.uk > News > UK Box Office Chart Weekend of 1st April 2016: BvS stay at the top with Eddit the Eagle highest new film

UK Box Office Chart Weekend of 1st April 2016: BvS stay at the top with Eddit the Eagle highest new film

Robert Hyde

Eddie The Eagle
After a very successful debut a the top of the box office last week Batman V Superman Dawn of Justice makes a dramatic 70% drop this week but retains its position with little competition.

A £4.6 million second weekend was probably bigger than was ever expected but the film after 10 days has grossed £27.8 million, but will likely start its decent next week.

Highest new film of the week is the semi bio-pic Eddie The Eagle which makes its debut at number 2.

The film about the much loved British ski jumping star takes £2.8 million for the weekend, although it did make its debut on Monday night so this is a full weeks takings.

Deadpool is still the highest total grossing film on the box office having now taken £37.6 million.

Historical charts

A year ago Fast and Furious 7 made its stunning debut at the top of the box office knocking Cinderella from the top to number 2.

Five years ago Hop made its very timely Easter debut at the top of the box office while Limitless fell to number 3 after a week at the top.

Ten years ago Inside Man kept itself at the top of the chart for another week Failure to Launch debuted highest at number 2.

Fifteen years ago Miss Congeniality remained at the top keeping off Save The Last Dance which debuted at number 2.

Twenty years ago Toy Story stayed at the top leaving Oscar winning Dead Man Walking to debut at number 2.

Twenty five years ago King Ralph made its debut a the top knocking Look Who's Talking Too down to number 2 after a week at the top.

This weeks top 10 UK Box Office films

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