The horror movie retelling was the top new movie of the weekend at at number 2 while Andre Rieu's 2021 Summer Concert: Together Again concert film made an impressive new entry at number 4.
Also new this week were Our Ladies at number 12 with £124,295 and The Nest at number 13 with £121,186.
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UK box office top 5 breakdown weekend 27th - 29th August 2021
The Ryan Reynold starring movie spends a third straight weekend at the top of the UK box office despite a challenge from the highly hyped retelling of the Candyman movie.
The video game inspired action movie took £1.6 Million on its 3rd weekend of release, again having a slim 29% drop over last weekend.
The movie has now taken £10.6 Million at the UK box office and has climbed to number 8 on the top movie of 2021 in the UK.
The retelling of the 1992 movie Candyman from director Nia DaCosta makes its box office debut at number 2 this weekend with £1.1 Million.
Figures for the box office are hard to come by but the original movie made its debut with a similar figure back in March of 1993. its nearly 30 years later and the world is still in the midst of a pandemic so comparisons are unfair.
The kids TV show favourite on the bog screen falls to number 3 this weekend with a gross of £563,145, a 45% drop over the previous weekend.
The movie has now taken £5.6 Million over its 3 weeks of release and is actually the 12 top movie of 2021.
The Dutch violinist known as "King of the Waltz" has a solid fan base and his cinema events concert have alway done well in the UK, especially his Christmas ones which can bring in a few million at the box office.
This latest summer concert of his makes its box office debut at number 4 this weekend with £420,056.
Disney's action movie based on a theme park ride drops to number 5 this weekend with £402,715, 38% down on last weekend, for a 5 week total of £10.9 Million and the 7th top movie of 2021 in the UK.