UK BOX OFFICE NEWS
Warner Bros’ John Wick: Chapter 2 is the week’s highest new entry with $2.78m (£2.23m) opening; Moonlight posts strong site average.
Universal’s Fifty Shades Darker leads Fri-Sun with second-biggest 18-rated debut of all time.
La La Land becomes Lionsgate’s fourth highest-grossing release of all time.
Sony’s T2 Trainspotting records third biggest Fri-Sun opening for an 18-rated film with non-final $6.4m (£5.1m) debut.
Universal’s Sing records biggest-ever previews for an original animation with $5.21m (£4.19m).
EXCLUSIVE: Lionsgate musical added an impressive £4m in four weekdays.
Awards contender scores impressive $7.9m (£6.58m) bow from distributor’s widest-ever release at 606 sites.
Fox’s video game adaptation lands with eight-day $6.42m (£5.29m) opening as Disney’s spin-off nears £60m.
Disney enjoys the biggest-ever year for any distributor of all time with $370.3m (£300.7m).
Disney’s Star Wars spin-off overtakes Warner Bros’ Fantastic Beasts on final day of the year.
Disney’s Star Wars spin-off achieves second-highest December opening of all time behind The Force Awakens.
Warner Bros’ Harry Potter spin-off up to $53.2m (£42.3m); eOne’s Office Christmas Party lands with five-day $1.5m (£1.19m) debut.
Harry Potter spin-off is now the fifth-biggest release of 2016 with $48m (£37.76m).
Warner Bros’ Harry Potter spin-off records huge $11.06m (£8.9m) second weekend for $38.3m (£30.79m) to date.
Warner Bros’ Harry Potter spin-off records the biggest opening of the year to date with confirmed $19.1m (£15.33m).
EXCLUSIVE: Christmas With André scores £1.2m from 480 cinemas in the UK and Ireland.
eOne’s critically acclaimed sci-fi achieves director Denis Villeneuve’s best-ever UK opening.
Warner Bros’ The Accountant is the week’s highest new entry with $2m (£1.61m) debut from 497 sites.
Disney’s latest Marvel offering posts fifth-biggest opening for the brand in the UK with six-day bow of $11.24m (£9.23m).
Paramount’s Jack Reacher: Never Go Back shoots to non-final $3.28m (£2.68m) bow from 518 sites.
Curzon boss talks admissions, Soho venue and Netflix collaboration during Screen Exhibitors’ Forum.
Industry analyst Lucy Jones spoke about the UK box office at the Screen Exhibitors’ Forum in London.
Universal’s Miss Saigon: 25th Anniversary Performance records the biggest-ever debut for an event cinema release.
Universal’s Bridget Jones’s Baby will shortly become the third release of 2016 to hit the £40m mark.
Tim Burton’s Miss Peregrine opened to £3.45m, while Peter Berg’s Deepwater Horizon posted close to £2m.
Sony’s The Magnificent Seven rides to $2.7m (£2.1m) debut from 543 sites.
Universal’s threequel scores biggest ever September opening with $10.6m (£8.11m) opening from its 641 sites.
Pedro Almodovar’s latest has scored the best result for a non-Bollywood foreign language film since French comedy Untouchable.
Paramount’s Ben-Hur is the week’s highest new entry, thanks to previews, while Disney’s Finding Dory hits £40m mark.
Disney’s Finding Dory becomes the second biggest release of 2016 with $51.9m (£38.86m).
Warner Bros’ Suicide Squad becomes the seventh film of 2016 to hit the £30m mark.
eOne’s David Brent: Life On The Road disappoints with $1.9m (£1.46m) from its 506 sites.
Hot weather and crowded market contribute to new release struggles.
Warner Bros’ comic book adaptation scores fourth-biggest opening of the year.
Universal’s Jason Bourne shoots to series-high opening with strong confirmed $10m (£7.6m) bow.
Takings beat original 1987 release and 2007 re-release combined.
Roald Dahl adaptation scores Steven Spielberg’s third-biggest three-day opening weekend.
EXCLUSIVE: Maastricht Concert took more than £1.4m at UK box office over weekend.
Universal’s The Secret Life Of Pets becomes the biggest animation of 2016 to date.
Warner Bros’ The Legend Of Tarzan is the week’s highest new entry with $4.57m (£3.55m) from its 507 sites.
Fox’s Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie scores excellent non-final $5.4m (£4.03m) debut to chart second.
Fox’s Independence Day: Resurgence has to settle for second with non-final $6.7m (£5.05m) debut from its 611 sites.
James Wan horror lands top while Universal’s The Secret Life Of Pets scores biggest ever Saturday/Sunday preview haul for an original animation.
Warner Bros’ adaptation falls only 20% as it climbs up two places to dethrone Universal’s Warcraft at number one.
Previews push Universal’s video game adaptation to the top spot with non-final $5.23m (£3.62m) bow.
Danny Boyle horror staged over a two-month run.
Phoenix Productions is boosting foreign-language box office in the UK as Polish films deliver strong figures in the market.
Disney’s Alice sequel has to settle for second with $3.3m (£2.23m) debut; Curzon Artificial Eye’s Love & Friendship enjoys excellent $381,000 (£261,330) bow from 80 sites.
Sony’s The Angry Birds Movie falls only 7% in its second weekend to reach $6.7m (£4.6m) to date.
Sony’s The Angry Birds Movie flies in with $3.1m (£2.15m), while Disney’s The Jungle Book becomes biggest film of 2016.