James Bond retakes the top of the UK box office as No Time To Die
have a photo finish with with only £200,000 separating them at the finish line.
Top new movie of the weekend is Last Night In Soho which enters at number 8 this week with £731,950, although the highest debut of the week is Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone which is re-released to celebrate 20 years since its release, it makes its debut at 6 with £965,007.
Also new this weekend are Antlers at number 11 with £251,100 and My Hero Academia: World Heroes' Mission at number 12 with &pond;218,956 while Cliff Richard - The Great 80 Tour which hit cinemas on Wednesday was at number 13 for the weekend with £157,345.
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- Number 1 - No Time To Die (4th weekend - non consecutive)
- Highest debut - Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (@6)
- Longest run - No Time To Die (5 weeks)
- Highest total gross - No Time To Die ($85.9 Million)
United Kingdom box office top 5 box office breakdown weekend 29th - 31st October 2021
Far and away the biggest hit of 2021 (so far) goes back to the top of the UK box office in a very tight battle with Dune with the Bond movie winning the race by just £202,149.
Daniel Craigs final Bond outing takes £3.5 Million over the weekend, a very slim 25% drop over last weekend when it fell to number 2.
This gives the movie a total UK gross of £85.9 Million over its 5 weeks of release, this also makes it the top movie of 2021 and the 5th top movie ever in the UK.
Unlike Tenet last year, which was released too early, the Bond movie, which has a bigger appeal anyway, has got people to go back to cinemas, and for the 5th weekend running the box office top 15 has grossed over £15 Million, something which hasn't happened since the end of 2019 start of 2020 when Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker was released.
Also the movie has broken the record to most consecutive days grossing over £1 Million, it currently stands at 33 days.
Director Denis Villeneuve's take on the classic sci-fi movie falls to number 2 this weekend with £3.3 Million, this gives it a very good 44% drop on its second weekend of release.
This gives the movie a total gross of £13.2 Million and it pushes it into the top 10 movies of 2021 at number 9.
Staying put at number 3 this weekend is the Spiderverse villain movie which takes £1,5 Million on its 3rd weekend, a good 39% drop over last week, giving the movie a total UK gross of £14.7 Million and the 7th top movie of 2021.
The animated sequel goes back up to number 4 this weekend with a take of £1.4 Million, and increase of 40% over last weekend, largely due to the school autumn half term.
This gives the movie a total gross of £8.9 Million over 4 weeks of release.
Also benefitting from the school half term in another animated sequel which takes £1.3 Million over the weekend as the movie falls to number 5, this is an 11% increase from last weekend, this movie has taken £4.9 Million after 2 weeks of release.
This weeks top 10 UK Box Office films
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- No Time To Die - £3,514,308
- Dune - £3,312,159
- Venom: Let There Be Carnage - £1,515,356
- The Addams Family 2 - £1,465,350
- The Boss Baby 2: Family Business - £1,339,100
- Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone 20th Anniversary Re-Release - £965,007
- Halloween Kills - £759,241
- Last Night In Soho - £731,950
- Ron's Gone Wrong - £609,119
- The French Dispatch of the Liberty, Kansas Evening Sun - £531,526
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