UK BOX OFFICE NEWS
Universal comedy Dad’s Army leads Fri-Sun with $3m (£2.07m) from 585 sites.
Lionsgate’s Dirty Grandpa is the week’s highest new entry with seven-day $2.9m (£2.05m) debut, while eOne’s Spotlight posts the highest Fri-Sun site average of the top ten.
Overall admissions were up 9%, but production spend on UK domestic titles was down 7% in 2015.
Universal’s Ride Along 2 is the week’s highest new entry with $3m (£2.13m) from 418 sites to chart second.
Warner Bros’ Creed fails to deliver knockout punch but still lands solid $3.2m (£2.22m) hit on debut.
Entertainment’s The Hateful Eight posts strong $4.05m (£2.78m) debut.
Universal achieves biggest ever year for any distributor in UK as it leads the market, with Disney close behind.
Disney’s continuation of the space saga posts third straight week as UK’s number one; Paramount’s Daddy’s Home defies newcomers with an impressive hold.
Disney’s continuation of the space saga shows no sign of slowing down; Paramount’s Daddy’s Home posts strong $2.4m (£1.62m) two-day opening.
Disney’s long-awaited return of the space saga posts second biggest opening of all time and the biggest Fri-Sun weekend of all time.
Disney’s highly anticipated return of the space saga tops Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2’s long-standing record.
Paper published by European Audiovisual Observatory highlights market share drop for European films abroad.
Lionsgate’s fantasy-adventure becomes first film since Les Misérables to record four weeks at number one; Universal’s By the Sea flops with $38,000 (£24,770) from its 102 sites.
Female directors, writers and stars are hugely under-represented in the UK top 100.
Sony’s Spectre crosses £90m mark in sixth weekend, Victor Frankenstein alive - but only just.
The chain has said the film will surpass its current pre-sales record before its release on Dec 17.
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.