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DIRECTED BY NICK CASTLE

Dennis 1993

Dennis

Directed by

Nick Castle

Starring

Walter Matthau
Mason Gamble
Joan Plowright
Christopher Lloyd
Lea Thompson
Robert Stanton
Amy Sakasitz
Kellen Hathaway
Paul Winfield
Natasha Lyonne
Devin Ratray
Hank Johnston
Melinda Mullins
Billie Bird
Bill Erwin
Arnold Stang
Ben Stein
Ethel Gerstein
Rebecca Hogan
Leona Toppel
Peggy Goldberg
Jack McGuigan
Corey Vane
Casey Gamble
Diana Rein
Robert A. Saunders
Beverly J. O'Donnell
Betty
Suzy Brack
Thomas F. Evans
Kirk Kelly
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UK release date UK release: 30th July 1993
 BBFC Age Rating:  PG age rating
UK total gross
United Kingdom Flag  £4.1 Million
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Top Grossing Movie Chart Position
UK total gross
£4,122,233
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Dennis
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UK Age Rating
UK BBFC Certificate: PG
Genres
Popular in these countries
  • Australia Australia
  • United Kingdom United Kingdom
  • Russia Russia
UK Box Office Info

Highest chart position: 2

Weeks on box office: 8

UK Box Office Chart History
Date
Place
Week
Total
Dennis
2N
£1,772,919
£1,772,919
4
£894,099
£2,667,018
4▲▼
£604,689
£3,271,707
4▲▼
£399,697
£3,671,404
6
£257,769
£3,929,173
7
£101,527
£4,030,700
8
£76,248
£4,106,948
12
£15,285
£4,122,233
US Box Office Chart History
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Global Box Office Release Breakdown
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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.

A year ago (2019)

The number one film was Once Upon A Time ... In Hollywood which had been at the top for 2 weeks.

The top new film of the week was The Informer directed by Andrea Di Stefano and starring Ana de Armas and Rosamund Pike which entered the box office at number 10.

The film with the longest run was Casino Royale which had been on the box office for 26 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was The Lion King which had taken £71.7 Million after 7 weeks of release.

Five years ago (2015)

Also making its debut at the top was Straight Outta Compton starring O'Shea Jackson Jr. and Corey Hawkins and directed by F. Gary Gray

The film with the longest run was Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back which had been on the box office for 35 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was Minions which had taken £45.2 Million after 10 weeks of release.

Ten years ago (2010)

Another film making its debut at the top was Grown Ups starring Adam Sandler and Kevin James and directed by Dennis Dugan

The longerst run on the box office and the top total grossing film was Avatar which had taken £92.8 Million over 17 weeks of release.

Fifteen years ago (2005)

Making its debut at the top was The Dukes Of Hazzard starring Johnny Knoxville and Seann William Scott and directed by Jay Chandrasekhar

The film with the longest run was War Of The Worlds which had been on the box office for 9 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was Charlie And The Chocolate Factory which had taken £33.3 Million after 5 weeks of release.

Twenty years ago (2000)

The number one film was X-Men which had been at the top for 2 weeks.

The top new film of the week was Shanghai Noon directed by Tom Dey and starring Jackie Chan and Owen Wilson which entered the box office at number 2.

The longerst run on the box office and the top total grossing film was Gladiator which had taken £30.3 Million over 16 weeks of release.

Twenty five years ago (1995)

The number one film was Waterworld which had been at the top for 2 weeks.

The top new film of the week was While You Were Sleeping directed by Jon Turteltaub and starring Sandra Bullock and Bill Pullman which entered the box office at number 3.

The film with the longest run was Bad Boys which had been on the box office for 11 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was Batman Forever which had taken £17.5 Million after 7 weeks of release.

Thirty years ago (1990)

The number one film was Die Hard 2: Die Harder which had been at the top for 3 weeks.

The top new film of the week was White Hunter Black Heart directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Clint Eastwood and Jeff Fahey which entered the box office at number 2.

The film with the longest run was Dick Tracy which had been on the box office for 9 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was Days Of Thunder which had taken £7.6 Million after 5 weeks of release.

A look back at 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.

A year ago (2019)

Making its debut at the top was Toy Story 4 starring Tom Hanks and Tim Allen and directed by Josh Cooley

The film with the longest run was Casino Royale which had been on the box office for 16 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was Avengers: Endgame which had taken £87.9 Million after 9 weeks of release.

Five years ago (2015)

The number one film was Jurassic World which had been at the top for 2 weeks.

The top new film of the week was Take That: Live directed by NA and starring Gary Barlow and Howard Donald which entered the box office at number 2.

The film with the longest run was Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back which had been on the box office for 25 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was Avengers: Age Of Ultron which had taken £48.2 Million after 9 weeks of release.

Ten years ago (2010)

Another film making its debut at the top was Killers starring Ashton Kutcher and Katherine Heigl and directed by Robert Luketic

The film with the longest run was Robin Hood which had been on the box office for 6 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was Sex And The City 2 which had taken £19.4 Million after 4 weeks of release.

Fifteen years ago (2005)

Making its debut at the top was Batman Begins starring Christian Bale and Michael Caine and directed by Christopher Nolan

The film with the longest run was Kingdom Of Heaven which had been on the box office for 7 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was Star Wars Episode III: Revenge Of The Sith which had taken £36.9 Million after 5 weeks of release.

Twenty years ago (2000)

The number one film was Gladiator which had been at the top for 6 weeks and with a total gross of £22.8 Million it was also the top total grossing film.

The top new film of the week was Frequency directed by Gregory Hoblit and starring Dennis Quaid and Jim Caviezel which entered the box office at number 3.

The longerst run on the box office and the top total grossing film was Gladiator which had taken £22.8 Million over 6 weeks of release.

Twenty five years ago (1995)

Making its debut at the top was Bad Boys starring Martin Lawrence and Will Smith and directed by Michael Bay

The longerst run on the box office and the top total grossing film was Dumb And Dumber which had taken £9.3 Million over 11 weeks of release.

Thirty years ago (1990)

Making its debut at the top was Revenge starring Kevin Costner and Anthony Quinn and directed by Tony Scott

The film with the longest run was Look Who's Talking which had been on the box office for 12 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was Pretty Woman which had taken £11.3 Million after 4 weeks of release.

With such an up-front fan base and its gross growing so quickly Avengers: Endgame was never going to have an elongated run at the top of the box office and this week John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum takes over at number 1 on its debut weekend.

John Wick: Chapter 3 Parabellum

The third in the series of action films which star Keanu Reeves and are directed by Chad Stahelski hits the top of the global box office on its debut, the best of the series.

The film takes a global gross of $92.2 million on its opening weekend from 67 countries.

Pokémon: Detective Pikachu

The live action Pokémon movie stays at number 2 on its second weekend of release with a global gross of $78.6 million from 73 countries.

This boosts the film starring Ryan Reynolds and Justice Smith total gross to $287.4 million.

Avengers: Endgame

The mighty Marvel film drops to number 3 on its 4th weekend of release with a gross of $76.6 million from 56 countries.

The films total global gross is now $2.61 Billion, the only record it need to break now is that of the highest grossing movie of all time, Avatar sits at $2.7 Billion so it is agonisingly close.

A Dogs Journey

The story of a dogs reincarnation starring Dennis Quaid and Abby Ryder Fortson stenters the global charts at number 4 this week with $22 million from 15 countries.

This is not the films first week of release globally but the first it grossed enough to chart.

The Hustle

The con artist movie starring Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson drops to number 5 this week with $15 million from 34 countries to push its total global gross to $51.2 million.

Marvel's Avengers: Endgame sits at the top of the US box office again as a number of new release come in and try to de-thrown it with Pokemon: Detective Pikachu coming closest.

Avengers: Endgame

The Marvel mega hit film spends its third weekend at the top of the US box office with a weekend gross of $63 million.

This takes the films total gross to $723.5 million which means it is now the 3rd highest grossing film having overtaken Avengers: Infinity War and Black Panther, both from Marvel.

The only 2 films in its way to being the top US film ever are Avatar and Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Avatar it could do by next weekend but The Force Awakens could be a hard reach.

Pokémon: Detective Pikachu

Highest new film of the week is the live action version of the popular Nintendo franchise which lands at number 2 with $58 million.

With a solid fan base and favourable reviews the Rob Letterman directed film could go on to be the top grossing Pokémon film to hit the big screen.

The Hustle

The con artist film directed by Chris Addison lands at number 3 this week with $13.5 million.

Stars Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson have a dedicated following which has helped the movie but with bad reviews this could sink quickly.

The Intruder

Starring Dennis Quaid and Meagan Good this Deon Taylor directed falls to number 4 on its second weekend and pushes the films total to $20.9 million.

Long Shot

Despite the positive buzz surrounding this film it falls to number 5 this weekend with $6.1 million pushing its gross to $19.7 million on its second weekend.

Captain Marvel

The Marvel superhero movie starring Brie Larson is on its 10th weekend this week pushes its total gross to $423.7 million in the US.

As expected with such a massive debut weekend Avengers: Endgame remains at the top of the US box office for a second weekend with thriller The Intruder entering the chart at number 2.

Avengers: Endgame

Taking a mammoth $145.8 million on its second weekend of release the Marvel film continues to reign above all else in its path, the films US gross is now $619.7 million and the 8th top grossing film ever.

The drop from last week record breaking openieng was significant but similar to other films on its genre and the films posted the second highest second weekend gross after Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

THe film has a fight on its hands to beat the Star Wars movie but its possible, it will definitely become at least the second highest grossing film in the US ever.

The Intruder

This thriller starring Meagan Good and Dennis Quaid enters the box office at number 2 on its debut weekend taking $11 million dollars.

It had no chance agains the might of The Avengers but has dome well to be the highest new film of the week against stiff competition.

Long Shot

The political comedy starring Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen enters the box office at number 3 this week with a debut gross of $10 million.

Perhaps a little disappointing really as the film would have been a good bet to be the biggest new film of the week but audiences perhaps preferring a good thrill instead.

Uglydolls

Animated comedies always do well at the box office and this is no exception as it enters at number 4 with a weekend gross of $8.5 million.

Captain Marvel

The Avengers studio mate falls from 2 to number 5 this week in the aftermath of Endgames record breaking weekend which saw a boost in this films takings.

The films takings this week are $4.3 million boosting its total gross to $420.7 million, the film is the 23rd highest grossing film ever in the US.

The film does take the honor of longest run on the US box office this week with 9 weeks of release, and still in the top 5, not bad!