Date published: Mon, 17th August 2020
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Captain American Civil War is the biggest assemble of Marvel superhero characters outside of an Avengers movie and takes over at the top with a weekend take just shy of £20 million.
Compared to the previous Marvel films this is fairly normal but the is by far the highest grossing Captain America movie.
Projection for the movie should be high, but Batman V Superman Dawn of Justice gave a wake up call last month as to how a superhero movie can perform below average.
The Jungle Book falls down to number 2 this week on its 3rd week of release with £5.7 million, its total is £33.2 million to date.
Highest total grossing movie on the box office is Batman V Superman Dawn of Justice which has taken £36.5 million to date.
A year ago The Avengers Age of Ultron remained at the top while Far From The Madding Crowd was the highest new film at number 2.
Five years ago Thor was the top new film of the week entering at number 1 knocking Fast Five down to number 2.
Ten years ago Ice Age: The Meltdown stayed put at the top of the box office leaving highest new film 16 Block to enter at number 2.
Fifteen years ago Bridget Jones's Diary stayed for another week at the top while The Mexican made its debut at number 2.
Twenty years ago Comedy The Birdcage was the top new film across the country at number 1, finally shifting Top Story from the top, it slid to number 2.
Twenty five years ago Biopic The Doors made its debut at the top of the box office while Highlander II The Quickening fell into the runner up spot.