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Highest chart position: 4
Weeks on box office: 1
28th July 2020
With cinema attendance in the UK starting to get back to normal what were the big movies hitting the UK box office over the last 30 year?
Each week we present a rundown of the UK box office chart headlines on this same week from last year to 1990.
The number one film was The Lion King which had been at the top for 2 weeks.
The top new film of the week was André Rieu 2019 Maastricht Concert: Shall We Dance? directed by Michael Wiseman and starring André Rieu and Charlotte Hawkins which entered the box office at number 4.
The film with the longest run was Casino Royale which had been on the box office for 21 weeks.
The top total grossing film of the week was Toy Story 4 which had taken £51.6 Million after 6 weeks of release.
The film with the longest run was Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back which had been on the box office for 30 weeks.
The top total grossing film of the week was Jurassic World which had taken £61.5 Million after 7 weeks of release.
The film with the longest run was Sex And The City 2 which had been on the box office for 9 weeks.
The top total grossing film of the week was Shrek Forever After which had taken £26.9 Million after 4 weeks of release.
The longerst run on the box office and the top total grossing film was Star Wars Episode III: Revenge Of The Sith which had taken £39.2 Million over 10 weeks of release.
The longerst run on the box office and the top total grossing film was Gladiator which had taken £28.5 Million over 11 weeks of release.
Making its debut at the top was Judge Dredd starring Sylvester Stallone and Armand Assante and directed by Danny Cannon
The film with the longest run was Tales From The Crypt: Demon Knight which had been on the box office for 8 weeks.
The top total grossing film of the week was Batman Forever which had taken £8.7 Million after 2 weeks of release.
Making its debut at the top was Total Recall starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Rachel Ticotin and directed by Paul Verhoeven
The longerst run on the box office and the top total grossing film was Pretty Woman which had taken £12.1 Million over 9 weeks of release.
1st August 2019
With Disney's live action The Lion King remaining at the top of the UK box office there were no big new releases so André Rieu 2019 Maastricht Concert: Shall We Dance? Event Cinema showing came in as the highest new entry.
Remaining at the top of the UK box office this week is the live action movie remake from Disney which takes an amazing £10.6 Million on its 2nd weekend.
This puts the films total gross at £36.8 Million puts its above that of the original animation, although adjusted for inflation it is well behind, at the moment.
The Pixar animation sits at number 2 again this week with a gross of £2.5 Million after 6 weeks of release.
The film now has a total gross in the Uk of £51 Million easily putting it as the second highest of the year.
Sony's MCU movie is at number 3 this week with £1.7 Million putting it at £30.5 Million for its total gross.
Always a popular pull on the Event Cinema scene the 2019 Maastricht Concert from André Rieu enters the box office at number 4 with £1.5 Million.
The Danny Boyle directed movie falls to 5 this week with £613,000 over the weekend pushing its total to £11 Million after 5 weeks.
May a bit of a disappointment the movie version of popular childrens TV show Horrible Histories enters at 6 this week with £609,490.
Maybe making its last appearence on the box office this week the Elton John fantasy Bio-Pic falls to number 15 after 10 weeks with a total gross of £24.4 Million.
26th July 2019
At the UK box office this weekend, Friday, 26th July 2019, there are 4 new releases looking to take your attention at the local multiplex and knock The Lion King from the top of the UK box office chart next week.
First up at cinemas this week is Horrible Histories: The Movie - Rotten Romans, a Family movie from director Dominic Brigstocke who is directing for the first time.
It stars Emilia Jones who last starred in Two For Joy (2018) and Sebastian Croft who last appeared in The Hippopotamus (2017).
Next on the new release schedule is The Current War, this new Dramatic movie stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Michael Shannon.
The film is brought to us by 4 time director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon who's last film was Me And Earl And The Dying Girl.
Next up this week is The Intruder which is directed by Deon Taylor and is a directorial debut.
It stars Michael Ealy and Meagan Good who were last seen together in Think Like A Man Too which grossed £131,138.
Also this week there is André Rieu 2019 Maastricht Concert: Shall We Dance? from director Michael Wiseman marking a directorial debut,
The film features André Rieu and Charlotte Hawkins in starring roles.
Check back on Monday to see where these films end up on the Weekend Box Office Chart.
Come back next week when there are 2 new releases hitting cinemas.