The latest, and last, film in the series is running at the same rate of gross as the previous film, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, but behind The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.
Paddington stays at two this week and highest new film is in at three, Night At The Museum: Secret of the Tomb, grossing this week £1.8 million.
Also new this week is Dumb and Dumber To which enters at four, Indian film P K which is new at seven.
A Year ago
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug stayed at the top of the chart with Anchorman 2 The Legend Continues entering at number two.
Five years ago
Avatar made it's debut at the top of the box office knocking A Christmas Carol off the top down to number three.
Ten years ago
Lemony Snickets A Series of Unfortunate Events was the new film entering at the top with last weeks top film Blade Trinity falling right down to fourth.
Fifteen years ago
It was still The World is Not Enough at the top refusing to shift while Inspector Gadget came in at number two as the highest new film.