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UK Box Office Figures 27th - 29th August 2021: Free Guys hangs on at number 1 for a third weekend with Candyman making a debut at 2

Robert Hyde

Free Guy
The sleeper hit movie of the summer, Free Guy, kept a challenge from newcomer Candyman away with ease this weekend to remain at the top of the UK box office charts.

The horror movie retelling was the top new movie of the weekend at at number 2 while Andre Rieu's 2021 Summer Concert: Together Again concert film made an impressive new entry at number 4.

Also new this week were Our Ladies at number 12 with £124,295 and The Nest at number 13 with £121,186.

UK box office QuickView

  • Number 1 - Free Guy (3rd Weekend)
  • Highest debut - Candyman (@2)
  • Longest run - Space Jam: A New Legacy and The Croods: A New Age (7 weeks)
  • Highest total gross - The Suicide Squad (£13.2 Million)

UK box office top 5 breakdown weekend 27th - 29th August 2021

Free Guy

The Ryan Reynold starring movie spends a third straight weekend at the top of the UK box office despite a challenge from the highly hyped retelling of the Candyman movie.

The video game inspired action movie took £1.6 Million on its 3rd weekend of release, again having a slim 29% drop over last weekend.

The movie has now taken £10.6 Million at the UK box office and has climbed to number 8 on the top movie of 2021 in the UK.

Candyman

Candyman 2021

The retelling of the 1992 movie Candyman from director Nia DaCosta makes its box office debut at number 2 this weekend with £1.1 Million.

Figures for the box office are hard to come by but the original movie made its debut with a similar figure back in March of 1993. its nearly 30 years later and the world is still in the midst of a pandemic so comparisons are unfair.

The Paw Patrol Movie

The kids TV show favourite on the bog screen falls to number 3 this weekend with a gross of £563,145, a 45% drop over the previous weekend.

The movie has now taken £5.6 Million over its 3 weeks of release and is actually the 12 top movie of 2021.

Andre Rieu's 2021 Summer Concert: Together Again

Andre Rieu's 2021 Summer Concert: Together Again

The Dutch violinist known as "King of the Waltz" has a solid fan base and his cinema events concert have alway done well in the UK, especially his Christmas ones which can bring in a few million at the box office.

This latest summer concert of his makes its box office debut at number 4 this weekend with £420,056.

Jungle Cruise

Disney's action movie based on a theme park ride drops to number 5 this weekend with £402,715, 38% down on last weekend, for a 5 week total of £10.9 Million and the 7th top movie of 2021 in the UK.

This weeks top 10 UK Box Office films

  1. Free Guy - £1,607,761
  2. Candyman - £1,112,674
  3. The Paw Patrol Movie - £563,145
  4. André Rieu's 2021 Summer Concert: Together Again - £420,056
  5. Jungle Cruise - £402,715
  6. The Suicide Squad - £377,660
  7. People Just Do Nothing: Big In Japan - £267,329
  8. Space Jam: A New Legacy - £262,389
  9. The Croods: A New Age - £245,581
  10. The Courier - £168,578
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