UK Box Office Report 24th July 2015: Pixars Inside Out makes an impressive debut
Robert Hyde |
29th July 2015 |
Pixar didn't release a cinematic film in 2014 so the new film from the animated studio was going to be a big deal, and Inside Out is critically one of their best and makes an impressive UK box office debut.,p>
Entering the chart at the top Inside Out takes in £7.3 million on it's debut, compared to their last film Monsters University this was over double its debut.
It is though way behind the leader in the Pixar crown, Toy Story 3 which took an incredible £21 million on it's debut and went on to become one of the highest grossing animation of all time.
Inside Out has a good start and is inline with Finding Nemo from 2003, it will easily go over the £30 million mark in the coming days.
Last weeks top film, Ant-Man, falls to number 2 this week with a £2.5 million weekend gross raising its total to £9.6.
One other new entry on the top 10 this week is Southpaw new at 4 with £1.6 million.
Historical Box Office
A year ago
Dawn of The Planet of The Apes extended its stay at the top of the box office by another week leaving Hercules to debut at number 2.
Five years ago
Toy Story 3 made its very impressive debut at the top moving aside Inception which fell to number 2.
Ten years ago
Fantastic Four over took the number one spot on its debut week of release while Madagascar fell to number 2.
Fifteen years ago
Stuart Little moved to the top of the box office after 3 weeks on the chart knocking Chicken Run down to number 2, High Fidelity was the highest new film at number 4.
Twenty years ago
Stallone's Judge Dredd was the top new film making its debut at number 1 knocking Batman Forever down to number 2