UK Box Office Report 12th June 2015: Jurassic Wold scores a dinosaur of a hit
Robert Hyde |
18th June 2015 |
As with the rest of the world Jurassic World took the Uk box office by storm over the weekend just gone and scored a huge debut.
Taking over the number 1 spot with ease with a £19 million opening it makes Jurassic World the 6th highest opening ever in the UK.
Jurassic World's predecessor from 2001, Jurassic Park III, only manage £4 million on its opening weekend, in fact it only took £18.3 million on it's entire run, World has beaten it already.
The Lost World: Jurassic Park, the second film in the series, did better with a £8.4 million opening and £30.5 million total gross while Jurassic Park took a total of £47 million, World could beat all these.
Last weeks top film, Spy, fell only to second place with £1.5 million, it's total gross is £5.5 million.
The only other new film on the box office chart this week was London Road starring Tom Hardy which debuted at number 8.
A Year ago
22 Jump Street retained it's position on the box office while the highest new film of the week was Oculus which debuted at number 5.
Five years ago
Sex and the City 2 was still at the top while the highest new film was Letters to Juliet at number 2
Ten years ago
Mr. & Mrs. Smith was the highest new film which finally knocked Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of The Sith from the top spot, it ended up at number 2.
Fifteen years ago
Gladiator was still at the top of the charts while Drive Me Crazy was the highest new film at number 5.
Twenty years ago
The Brady Bunch Movie made its debut at the top of the box office knocking Jack and Sarah fell down to number 2.