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The new re-boot (the third for the franchise) stars Tom Holland and reaches the top with a £9.3 million opening weekend.
In terms of previous Spider-Man films this is fairly standard with only Spider-Man 3 and The Amazing Spider-Man doing far better.
Despicable Me 3 falls to second place but still manages a £5 million weekend which brings the films total gross to nearly £20 million.
With the school summer holidays fast approaching expect this film to hang around for a while.
Yet gain The Boss Baby is the longest running film of the week with 14 weeks on total on the chart and it is also the highest total grossing film with £28 million.
A year ago The Secret Life of Pets held on to the top of the chart with The Legend of Tarzan coming in as the highest new film at number 2.
Five years ago The Amazing Spider-Man starring Andrew Garfield made its debut at the top of the box office on its debit weekend knocking Ice Age: Continental Drift down to number 2.
Ten years ago Shrek The Third remained at the top for a second weekend while the top new film was Die Hard 4.0 starring Bruce Willis at number 2.
Fifteen years ago Tom Cruise starred in Minority Reports which too over at the top on its debut while Spider-Man fell to number 2 after 3 weeks on top.
Twenty years ago Batman and Robin remained on top while the top new film was George Clooney in One Fine Day at number 2.
Twenty five years ago The Player stayed at the top for a second weekend while the top new film was Sleepwalkers at number 2.