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Highest chart position: 1
Weeks on box office: 15
Highest US chart position: 2
Weeks on US box office: 10
3rd May 2021
Marvel and Disney have celebrated movies and going to the cinemas with a short video with new MCU phase 4 movies footage and announcements of 2 future movie titles.
Black Panther 2 gets an official title, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever which will be out on July 8th 2022 and Captain Marvel 2 will be titled The Marvels and will come out November 11th 2022.
Also in the trailer was the first footage for Eternals which stars Angelina Jolie and is directed by recent Best Director Oscar Winner Chloé Zhao.
Finally there was a second confirmation that the MCU will get a Fantastic Four movie, made possible after the acquisition of 20th Century Fox by Disney last year.
16th July 2020
With the spike in COVID-19 cases in the US climbing higher than ever most states have decided to delay the opening of movie theatres so there is still no official chart and drive-ins are still a majority of the takings.
With that said the top film, for the second weekend running, is a classic re-release, this time it is the Star Wars sequel which is celebrating 40 years this year.
Here is a rundown of the top 5 film in the US 10th - 12th July 2020.
First released back in 1980 the highly praised sequel, which to this day and 11 movies is still considered the best movie in the Star Wars world, hits the top of the box office again.
The movie takes $611K from its 611 theatre count, the movie has made ove $200 Million since release.
Getting another shot at a cinema release after its successful 2018 cinema run the Marvel movie takes $367K which boosts its US gross to just over $700 Million.
Pixars 2015 movie about the inner workings of the mind is at 3 this week with $340K and a $356 Million total.
Another re-released movie hitting the movie theatre is the 1993 mega smash from Steven Spielberg which amazingly still holds up nearly 30 years later.
The movie takes $224K which pushes its total gross to $405.1 Million.
Rounding out the top 5 is another classic movie this time from 1985 which takes $215K over the weekend to push its total US gross to $66.2 Million.
1st January 2019
The Super Heroes of Avengers Infinity War and the all singing all dancing spectacular of Mamma Mia! Here we go again fought it out for the top film of 2018 at the UK box office.
The latest Avengers movie from the Disney Marvel Studios topped the yearly box offie chart on its release in April and never let go.
The film took an amazing £70 million in the UK over a 10 week stretch on the box office and is the 10th top film in the UK ever.
The Sequel to 2008's top film could only manage 2nd place 10 years later although it gave the Avengers movie a run for its money.
The Super Trooper movie took £65.6 million over its 11 week run on the box office and its the 11th top film ever in the UK.
Still in sequel territory as Pixar released a follow up to their 2004 original which took £55.9 million at the UK box office over its 14 week run.
Released at the beginning of the year before Avengers Infinity War this Marvel movie set the tone and if the 4th top film of 2018.
The film took £50 million at the UK box office over its 12 week run.
Maybe a bit of a suprise this one, the Bryan Singer directed Queen/Freddy Mercury bio-pic is the fifth top grossing film of the year.
With a UK gross of £46 million over its 9 week (and counting) box office run it is also the directors top grossing UK film.
The story of 2018 in the UK is that it bucked the trend a little from the rest of the world and we didn't just go mad for super hero movies, we like our musicals, The Greatest Showman despite being a 2017 took £41 million in 2018 and Bohemian Rhapsody has plenty of music in it.
Here is the full UK top 10 grossing films in 2018.
1st January 2019
Disney dominate the global box office of 2018 but the Dinosaurs make a good challenge and Sonys Super Villain experiment pays off with Venom showing its legs.
Disneys Superhero powerhouse ran away with the global box office in 2018 with the first part of their Avengers story which will conclude in 2019.
Avengers: infinity War took just over $2 billion at the global box office, the first film to reach the milestone since The Force Awakens in 2015, also from Disney.
As if to rub salt in the wound Disney and Marvel also had the second highest grossing film of 2018 with Black Panther with took $1.34 billion in 2018.
A strong international showing for the Dinosaur film stopped Disney from totally dominating the global box office as the Jurassic World sequel is the third top film of 2018 with $1.30 billion.
Your never far from a Disney movie and here is another as the mouse house's Pixar studios provides the 4th top film of 2018 with a gross of $1.2 billion.
Sony scored their biggest hit of the year at number 5 with their Super Villain movie from the Spider-Man Universe which took $855 million, the only film on the top 5 not to take over a billion.
Here is the top 10 movies globally of 2018
31st December 2018
2018 was another year at the US box office where Disney dominated with their Marvel franchise and Pixar hit while there was a sprinkling of Dinosaurs and a Deadpool for good measure.
The top film in the US in 2018 was the critically acclaimed Black Panther which was released in February and grossed over $700 million during its box office run.
As if that wasn't enough Disney also took the second spot of 2018 with Avengers Infinity War which was released in April and took an amazing $678 million at the US box office.
And again as if that wasn't enough for Disney they also managed the third highest grossing movie of 2018 with their Pixar studio film Incredibles 2 which was released in June and grossed over $608 million.
Universal took the 2018 number 4 slot in the US with Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, and despite the fact that it took over $400 million in the US it was far from the 3 Disney hits above it.
Finally on the top five hits of 2018 in the US is the Fox property Deadpool 2 which took $324 million, interestingly Fox's movie devision is about to be acquired by Disney, and the film had a second dip of the box office over the holiday period.
Disney's Marvel domination is set to continue into 2019 with more high profile releases, and despite the lack of any Star Wars movies (another Disney property) on this list the anticipation for 2019's Episode IX is already growing.
Here is the top 10 film of 2018 at the US box office.