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Highest chart position: 1
Weeks on box office: 7
18th November 2020
The UK box office did better this week than last but its still relying on a handful of cinemas open in Scotland and Wales during the English lockdown, and The Secret Garden makes an incredible leap to the top.
Highest new movie of the week is the documentary Billie at number 2 while there is also a re-entry from War Horse Nation Theatre Live from 2014.
The only other top new movie of the week is director Andrew Cohn's The Last Shift which enters at number 14 with £501, Mogul Mowgli climbs up the chart to number 13 this week with £505 which is a 94% increase from last weekend.
Here is the top 15 Quickview.
Here is a breakdown of the top 5 UK box office films 13th - 15th November 2020.
Released 4 weeks ago and making its debut at number 3 on the box office with £154,087 the movie makes a jump to the top of the box office this week with £5,147, a 67% increase from last weekend.
The movie which stars Julie Walters and Colin Firth has now taken £607,509 at the UK box office.
Highest new movie of the week comes in at number 2 with a debut gross of £5,074 making one of the lowest highest grossing movies ever in the UK!
The Liam Neeson starring drama falls to number 3 this weekend with £3.164, up 8% from last week giving the movie a total gross of £655,650 after 4 weeks of release.
Coming out of nowhere and making a re-entry at number 4 is the cinema version of the original stage show of War Horse from 2014, Steven Spielberg directed the actual movie version of the book in 2012.
The event movie takes £2,918 over the weekend pushing its total gross since release to £2.72 Million.
Its worth noting that this is by far the highest position on the chart the movie has been.
Finally falling to number 5 this weekend is the surprise hit animated tale which this week takes £2,724, up 13% from last weekend, for a total gross of £990,229 after 4 weeks of release.
4th November 2020
With what could be the last UK box office chart in the UK for at least the next 4 weeks the animated feature Two By Two: Overboard! hangs on to the top spot for a second weekend.
Making an incredible Halloween leap up the chart is Hocus Pocus and the top new movie of the week is a remake/reboot in the shape of The Craft: Legacy.
Here is the UK box office Quickview.
Here is a breakdown of the UK box office top 5 30th October - 1st November 2020.
The animated feature from directors Toby Genkel and Sean McCormack spends a second weekend at the top of the UK box office with £190,761 down 42% from last weekend.
This leaves the movie with a total gross just shy of 1 million, £955,370, the movie could go over the million mark if can survive cinema closures.
Making an incredible leap up the box office from 8 to 2 and with a 71% increase from last week with £186,063 giving the movie £3.6 Million since release in 1993.
The reason for this box office run seems to be the classic status the movie has gained in the last 25+ years and that their is a hunger for movies on the big screen and with no big blockbusters this is filling the need.
The Liam Neeson starring revenge thriller falls to number 2 this week with £152,555, 40% down, for a total UK gros of £573,598 after 2 weeks of release.
The classic novel adaptation starring Julie Walters and Colin Firth falls to number 4 this week with £142,101, down just 8% from last week.
The movie is actually doing quite well in the COVID-19 era and has taken £615,981 after 2 weeks of release.
The teen gothic remake makes its debut this week at number 5 with a debut gross of £119,680.
Comparing it to the original movie from 1996 is unfair mainly because of the pandemic, but out of interest it was release in 1996 at the same time of year and took £1.16 Million on its debut for a total UK gross of £2.7 Million.
Despite the favourable reviews this remake will come nowhere near those figures.
23rd October 2020
Released in the UK this weekend, Friday, 23rd October 2020, there are 10 new releases looking to take your attention and where available get you into your local cinema to try and knock Tenet from the top of the UK box office after a 7 week run.
Check back on Monday to see what new movies made it onto the Weekend Box Office Chart.