UK BOX OFFICE NEWS
Disney’s The Good Dinosaur is the week’s highest new entry with $4.4m (£2.9m) from 513 sites.
Experts predict Disney-Lucasfilm epic to reach $166m (£110m), surpassing Skyfall’s record.
Sony’s Spectre falls to second with $5.8m (£3.85m) for $128.3m (£84.6m) and has overtaken Avatar as the highest grossing IMAX release in the UK.
Sony also notch highest new entry as The Lady in the Van posts terrific $3.5m (£2.3m) from 540 sites, and becomes second distributor ever to record a 1-2-3 at the top of the chart.
Sony’s latest James Bond mission will overtake Jurassic World as the biggest UK release of 2015 today [Nov 9]; Lionsgate’s Brooklyn posts the biggest opening for an Irish film in Ireland since Michael Collins.
Latest Bond mission also takes more than Skyfall did over first seven days as records tumble.
Goldfinger will be turning in his grave. James Bond refuses to die as EON Productions, MGM and Sony announced on Sunday the James Bond release set a record seven-day launch in the UK.
Latest Bond mission continues to excel at the start of its run, as other films receive half term boost.
James Bond has arrived in style in his homeland as Spectre grossed $9.2m via Sony from its first full day of action.
Fox’s The Martian and Suffragette record slim drops, as Paramount’s Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension is the week’s highest new entry with non-final $2.25m (£1.47m), including previews.
NT Live broadcast production around the world.
LFF opener Suffragette lands with non-final $4.5m (£2.93m) from seven days; Warner Bros’ Pan sails to $4.2m (£2.73m) from 506 sites, including previews.
Lionsgate’s Sicario is the week’s highest new entry with $2.5m (£1.6m) as Legend becomes StudioCanal’s second biggest release ever with $25.7m (£16.75m).
Fox’s sci-fi adaptation posts best-ever UK bow for Ridley Scott; StudioCanal’s Legend becomes distributor’s third biggest release.
StudioCanal’s Legend becomes biggest British 18-rated film of all time, as Disney’s Inside Out becomes second biggest original animation.
Production of Star Wars becomes biggest live immersive cinema production to date.
StudioCanal’s Legend edges towards £10m as Disney’s Inside Out is primed to become the second highest grossing original animation of all time.
StudioCanal’s biopic posts biggest ever September opening at the UK box office and distributor’s biggest ever debut.
Disney’s Inside Out remains in second for the fourth straight week.
Disney’s Inside Out continues its excellent run to reach $53m (£34.5m); Curzon Artificial Eye’s 45 Years records one of the strongest site averages of the weekend with $508,000 (£331,197) debut from 68 sites.
Disney’s Inside Out again tops Fri-Sun market as it becomes the sixth 2015 release to hit the £30m mark.
Disney’s Inside Out leads Fri-Sun with $3m (£1.91m) after just a 3% drop; Warner Bros’ The Man from U.N.C.L.E. is the best of the other new entries with $2.3m (£1.44m).
Paramount’s Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation leads over Fri-Sun with $3.7m (£2.4m); Universal’s Jurassic World becomes the eighth biggest film of all time with $97.9m (£63.32m).
Director of Amy Winehouse documentary set to beat his own record.
Warner Bros’ Hot Pursuit lands with soft $486,000 (£311,000) from its 329 sites; Altitude Film Distribution’s Amy will hit £3m today.
BFI stats reveal surge in admissions in 2015 but potential fall in production spend of UK independent films in past year.
Disney’s latest posts sixth biggest UK opening for Pixar outings from an industry record release of 608 sites.
Universal becomes first distributor to have four films hit the £30m mark in a calendar year as Minions reaches $50.3m (£32.3m).
Distributor becomes the first to record the first, second and third chart positions, as Minions holds off Ted 2.
Paramount’s Terminator Genisys lands with $5.9m (£3.8m), as Warner Bros’ Magic Mike XXL posts $2.4m (£1.5m) debut.
It’s a Universal one-two at the top of the chart as Jurassic World becomes year’s biggest film with $76.8m (£48.9m) haul to date.
The animated spin-off sequel topped Entourage and Terminator Genysis
Universal’s sequel records second biggest second weekend ever with $17.6m (£11.1m); ScreenLive Entertainment’s Take That Live sets new record for biggest one-night-only concert event.
Universal’s sequel posts biggest opening of the year, sixth biggest of all time at the UK box office and distributor’s biggest of all time.
Secret Cinema shows put Star Wars sequel back into the UK top ten.
Good weather leads to soft market, down 29% on previous weekend, with holdovers suffering big drops.
Warner Bros’ disaster thriller achieves director Brad Peyton’s best-ever UK bow.
Disney’s Tomorrowland: A World Beyond is the week’s highest new entry, narrowly edging out Fox’s Poltergeist.
Universal’s sequel out-sings Warner Bros’ revival to dethrone Avengers: Age of Ultron.
Fox/Pinewood Pictures’ Spooks: The Greater Good is the week’s highest new entry with $1.6m (£1m) from 419 sites.
Fox’s Far from the Madding Crowd narrowly edges out Universal’s Unfriended as the week’s highest new entry.
Disney’s latest superhero outing posts biggest April opening, biggest Saturday ever for the distributor and the eighth-biggest opening of all time.
EXCLUSIVE: Julianne Moore drama becomes highest-grosser for UK distributor.
Top three remains unchanged for the third week in a row; eOne’s Child 44 is the highest new entry with $755,000 (£505,422) from its 444 sites.
eOne’s The DUFF is the week’s highest new entry with $1.3m (£891,248) from its 392 sites, including previews.
Disney’s Cinderella and Fox’s Home prosper over the Easter weekend with minimal drops to reach $16.6m (£11.2m) and $22.5m (£15.14m), respectively.
Paramount’s The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water lands with $3.3m (£2.25m), including previews; Dior and I posts Dogwoof’s second-best ever UK opening with $121,000 (£81,848).
eOne’s The Divergent Series: Insurgent takes strong $4.4m (£2.9m), including previews, on debut.
Fox’s sequel reaches $17.3m (£11.7m), while stablemate Home previews strongly with $3.6m (£2.5m); Warner Bros’ Run All Night lands with $1.2m (£822,000) from 430 sites.
Fox’s sequel adds $2.9m (£1.9m) for $13m (£8.6m) after 11 days in play; Sony’s Chappie is the highest new entry with $1.5m (£996,000); Still Alice posts excellent $606,000 (£401,396) debut from 87 sites for Curzon Film World.