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Stan and Ollie General viewing, but some scenes may be unsuitable for young children. A PG film should not unsettle a child aged around eight or older. Unaccompanied children of any age may watch, but parents are advised to consider whether the content may upset younger, or more sensitive, children.


Stan and Ollie

Directed by


Stephanie Hyam
Nina Arianda
Danny Huston
Rufus Jones
Richard Cant
Susy Kane
Ella Kenion
Daniel Fearn
Lucy Appleton
Sanjeev Kohli
Greg Canestrari
Joseph Balderrama
Bentley Kalu
Julie Eagleton
Nick Owenford
Roger Ringrose
Keith MacPherson
Toby Sedgwick
Harry Hepple
Charlie Robinson
Eve Harding
Michael Haydon
Paul Bailey
Matt Dunkley
Stewart Alexander
Paul Riddell
Kate Okello
Conrad Asquith
Danny Scheinmann
David Gambier
Rebecca Yeo
Callum Forman
Josh Alexander
Martin Bratanov
Swaylee Loughnane
Andy Mihalache
Sinead Daly
Steve Healey
Sophie Wardlow
Laraine Dix
Gary Kiely
Geoffrey Osborne
James Thomas Scott
Alex Jaep
Karl Jenkins
Simon Ager
Henrihs Ahmadejevs
Tom Bates
Niall D OLoughlin
Ashley Robinson
James Francis Andrews
Bethany Audley
Lewis Reynolds
Matteo Paciletti
Kevin Millington
Sindri Swan
Elise Lamb
Steve Price
Charles Walters
Richard Clark
Phillip Seddon
Bill Roberts
Pamela Betsy Cooper
Grace McKenzie
Alex McLeish
Paul A Munday
Ross Owen
Richard Price
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Year: 2019
UK release date UK release: 11th January 2019
 BBFC Age Rating:  PG age rating
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UK BBFC Certificate: PG
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Highest chart position: 1

Weeks on box office: 5

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News from around the web
Where was Stan and Ollie filmed? Know the shoot locations of the Lauren and Hardy film  Republic TV Mon, 22nd February 2021

Jon S Baird's film about Laurel and Hardy was a labour of love which developed from childhood  Press and Journal Thu, 18th February 2021

The Enduring Legacy of Stan and Ollie  The Film Magazine Mon, 22nd February 2021

Stan & Ollie review – a love letter to cinema’s odd couple  The Guardian Sun, 13th January 2019

Stan & Ollie Fri 20:25  Entertainment.ie Sat, 13th February 2021

Stan & Ollie review – melancholy twilight of comedy gods Laurel and Hardy  The Guardian Sun, 21st October 2018

Last week saw Sonic The Hedgehog at the top of the UK box office, can any of this weeks new releases do enough to top the chart this weekend?

The Call Of The Wild


First up at cinemas this week is Greed, a Dramatic movie directed by Michael Winterbottom who also directed The Claim in 2001 which grossed £85.6 Thousand in the UK.

It stars Steve Coogan who last starred in Stan And Ollie (2019).

The film also stars David Mitchell who last appeared in Gun Shy (2017).

The Call Of The Wild

Next on this weeks new release schedule is The Call Of The Wild.

This new Dramatic movie stars Harrison Ford who's last film was Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker (2019)

It also stars Karen Gillan who appeared in Spies In Disguise (2019).

The film is brought to us by new director Chris Sanders.

Little Joe

Next up this week is Little Joe which is directed by Jessica Hausner who directed Amour Fou in 2015.

It stars Emily Beecham and Ben Whishaw.

The Public

Also this week there is The Public from director Emilio Estevez who also directed Men At Work in 1991.

The film features Alec Baldwin and Taylor Schilling in starring roles.

Like A Boss

The long list of new releases continues with Like A Boss which is directed by Miguel Arteta who directed Cedar Rapids in 2011.

It stars Billy Porter and Salma Hayek.

Check back on Monday to see where these cinema releases end up on the Weekend Box Office Chart.

Come back next week when there are 6 new releases.

  • The Invisible Man, Friday, 28th February
  • Dark Waters, Friday, 28th February
  • Downhill, Friday, 28th February
  • True History Of The Kelly Gang, Friday, 28th February
  • Color Out Of Space, Friday, 28th February
  • Wendy, Friday, 28th February

Not a lot of movement on the UK box office this weekend with the top two film remaining the same as M. Night Shyamalan Glass remains the top film in the country.



Director M. Night Shyamalan's film remains at the top for a second weekend with a 3 day gross of just shy of £2 million.

This boosts the films total gross to £6.8 million and it's currently the directors 6th biggest film of his career.

Mary Queen Of Scots

The historical drama starring Margot Robbie remains in the runner up spot for a second weekend with a gross of £1.5 million, this boosts its total to just under £5 million after 2 weeks of release.


Highest new film of the week comes in at number 3, Christian Bale stars in the political drama which takes £1.3 million on its debut.

The film is picking up recognition during the awards season with Bale taking some acting gongs, this could see the film hang around for a while on the box office.

Stan And Ollie

The bio-pic movie has been on the chart for 3 weeks now and takes £1.06 million this weekend, this elevates its total UK gross to £8.2 million making it the third top film of the year.

Mary Poppins returns

Disneys sequel rounds out the top 5 this week with a weekend gross of a shade under a million pound which boosts its total to £42.1 million, it is still the top grossing film of 2019 so far although it was released at the end of 2018.

The Favourite

The awards darling is at 6 this week and with a total gross of £13 million, it is the top grossing film released in 2019 so far.

Dragon Ball Super: Broly

The fan favourite Japanese animation makes its debut on the UK box office this week with a gross of £851,508, it has a global gross of $100 million after a successful release in China.

After a few weeks of the same films bouncing around the top 5 this week has 2 new films enter in the top two spaces on the UK box office.

Mary Queen Of Scots


M. Night Shyamalan releases what is the third in a trilogy of films he started with Unbreakable starrring Bruce Willis and Samuel L. Jackson in 2000 then continued with Split starring James McAvoy in 2017.

This new entry starring all three enters the UK box office at the top with a very respectable £3.4 million debut which is the directors best.

Mary Queen Of Scots

The historical drama starring Margot Robbie hits the UK at number 2 this week with a very reasonable £2.1 million debut weekend.

Stan And Ollie

The bio-pic which entered the box office last week at the top falls to number 3 this weekend with a gross of £1.8 million.

This brings the Steve Coogan starring films total UK gross to £6.1 million after 10 days of release.

The film was the top grossing film for the full week Monday - Friday taking £3.5 million.

Mary Poppins Returns

Disney's sequel movie falls to number 4 this week although it does pass the £40 million milestone in total grosses after a £1.7 million weekend.

The Favourite

The film is being lauded with awards but it falls to number 5 this weekend and a couple of weeks at number 2.

The Olivia Coleman starring film takes £1.3 million to boost its UK total to £11.1 million on its third weekend.

Bohemian Rhapsody

The Queen bio-pic falls to number 8 this week but after a half million pound plus 13th weekend it has passes the £50 million mark making it the fourth top grossing film released in the UK IN 2018.

Stan And Ollie knocks Mary Poppins Returns off the top spot on its debut weekend of release and Oscar potential The Favourite is still riding high after initial award season glory.


Stan And Ollie

With glowing reviews coming in last week the bio-pic of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy hits the top spot on its debut weekend giving the country some relief from the Superhero movies and special effects extravaganzas of recent weeks.

The film starring Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly get a UK debut weekend gross of £2.5 million.

The Favourite

The period drama starring Olivia Coleman gets a good start to the awards season which helps boosts the film by 9% over last weekend and keeps it at 2.

A second weekend gross of £2.3 million only just keeps it from the top although it is the biggest grossing film over the Monday - Sunday frame, its total gross is now £8.3 million.

Mary Poppins Returns

The family favourite falls to number 3 after 3 weeks at the top with a gross of £2.2 million which boosts its total UK gross to £38.2 million after 4 weeks, its currently the top UK film of 2019.


As the DC Universe film says hello to the global $1 Billion club it falls to number 4 in the UK with £1.2 million for a UK gross of £20.2 million.


The transformers movie takes £1.014 million this week for a £10.7 million total UK gross.

Bohemian Rhapsody

The film is still pulling in the audiences in the UK and this week takes £1.012 million for a total of £49.9 million, it will pass £50 million in the coming days.

In a rare move the top 6 films in the UK all grossed over £1 million this weekend.


The Keira Knightley starring film is the second highest new film of the week with £788,432 on its debut weekend.

Released on 11th January 2019 Stan And Ollie is a bio-pic of the comedy duo Stal Laurel and Oliver Hardy.

PG Certificate

Directed by Jon S. Baird the film stars Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly as the famous duo.

The film has been given a PG rating in the UK by the BBFC for mild bad language and it has a run time of 98 minutes (1 Hour 38 Minutes).