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Highest chart position: 1
Weeks on box office: 7
6th November 2014
Despite it being Halloween new horror film Ouija could not make it's way to the top of the UK box office and instead the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles went back to the top in their third week of release.
Taking nearly £1.5 million for the weekend the Turtles have now spent 3 weeks on release and have taken a total of £11.7 million. The return of the Turtles for a new generation has been a massive success and has so far taken $434.5 million across the world.
Highest new film this week is Ouija which has taken £1.4 million, arguably because of the Halloween weekend and people looking for a fright, the film could disappear quite quickly.
Last weeks top film, Fury, falls to number 3 this week with £1.2 million. It was in reality a very tight top 3 this week with only about £200,000 separating the top films.
A year ago
Thor: The Dark World took the top spot on it's opening weekend knocking Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 into the runner up spot.
Five years ago
In the wake of his death the documentary about Michael Jacksons concerts that never happend This Is It took the top spot knocking Pixars Up down the two.
Ten years ago
Shark Tale hung onto the top spot for a second week with the highest new film coming in at 4 in the shape of Finding Neverland.
Fifteen years ago
Halloween took the box office by storm with The Blair Witch Project climbing to the top spot on it's second week of release, the highest new film was Vampires right down in seventh place.
29th October 2014
This week war film Fury starring Brad Pitt takes over at the top of the UK box office on it's debut week of release.
A reasonably good weekend gross of £2.7 million sees then over take Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles after they spend just a single week at number 1.
Fury is already director David Ayer highest grossing film in the UK although for Brad Pitt it has a long way to go to beat the £25 million of Ocean's Eleven.
Fallling into second place after it's top spot debut last week, the Turtles manage to add £2 million to their gross bringing it to £7.9 after a second weekend of play.
Other new film on the top 15 this week are: The Book of Life at 4, Happy New Year at 8, Love Rosie at 9 and The Babadook at 10.
One year ago
This time last year Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 made it's debut at the top of the box office knocking Captain Phillips down just a single place to 2.
Five years ago
Up retained it's lead on the box office for a second week leaving the top new film to be Saw VI at two trying the capture the Halloween market.
Ten years ago
Sharks Tale spent another week at the top of the box office, AVP Alien Vs Predator was the highest new film at 2.
Fifteen years ago
Disney's Tarzan spent another week at the top and with a fairly static top 3 the highest new film was Steve martin and Eddie Murphy in Bowfinger at 4.
2nd October 2014
At the UK box office this week there is a first for UK cinema, the single day screening of Billy Elliot the musical, screened live at cinemas across the country tops the box office.
Event cinema has become bigger and bigger in the UK over the last couple of years, Back to the Future this August was massive and Doctor Who has had a couple, none so far have come close to Billy Elliot's £1.9 million gross.
Surprisingly it beats into second place the much anticipated The Equalizer starring Denzel Washington, it was a close race but the 80's TV show remake's gross of £1.89 million was just shy of the number 1 film.
Two other film entered the box office this week inside the top 15
What We Did On Our Holiday at 4
Maps to the Stars at number 15
This time last year Prisoners took over at the top from Ron Howard's Rush which went back to number 2 after a single week at the top.
Five years ago the remake of 70's classic Fame hit the box office summit on it's debut week knocking Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs after a week at the top.
Ten years ago it was all change at the top end of the box office with Wimbledon taking the number 1 spot knocking Collateral down to 3.
Fifteen years ago The Haunting made it's debut at the top while Eyes Wide Shut fell to the 3rd positon after a couple of weeks at the top.
24th September 2014
Last weekend The Boxtrolls managed to keep a very slender lead ahead of Liam Neeson in a tightly fought battle for the top.
The Boxtrolls makes it 2 weeks at the top, this week with no advanced screenings, but it still manages to retain a £1.33 million weekend and £3.6 million from 10 days of release.
Highest new entry for the week is A Walk Among the Tombstones starring Liam Neeson reprising a role for which he seems to have found a nice since his starring in Taken.
Tombstones narrowly missed out the the top spot by about £15 million, taking £1.31 for the weekend, with The Equaliser being released on Friday it will likely not get it's day at the top.
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Historical box office
This time last year Ron Howard's Rush was still topping the box office with the highest new film right down at 5 in the shape of Diana.
Five years ago Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs was the new film at the top knocking District 9 down to second place.
Ten years ago Tom Cruise went serious in Collateral knocking Open Water down to second after a single week on top.
Fifteen years ago The Generals Daughter entered in second place while Eyes Wide Shut stayed at the top for a second week.
3rd March 2014
After a single week at the top Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 is knocked down by the Thor sequel.
Thor: The Dark world to give it a full title enters the chart at the top. Thor 2 was released at the UK box office at the very start of November last year, it entered at number one with £8.6 million.
It stayed at the box office for 7 weeks grossing nearly £20 million and it the 167th top grossing film in the UK.
On the world stage it took $634 million dollars and is the 71st highest grossing film ever.