Today’s GBP to USD conversion rate: 1.31
|Rank||Film (Distributor)||Three-day gross (Feb 1-3)||Total gross to date||Week|
|1||How To Train Your Dragon 3 (Universal)||£5.3m||£5.3m||1|
|2||Green Book (eOne)||£1.2m||£1.7m||1|
|4||Mary Queen Of Scots (Universal)||£782,143||£6.6m||3|
|5||Escape Room (Sony)||£666,000||£818,000||1|
How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, the third instalment in the animated famly franchise from Dreamworks, opened with £5.3m from Friday to Sunday from 555 locations. That’s a location average of £9,500.
The number tops its two predecessors, which opened with £4.8m in April 2010 and £2.6m in June 2016 respectively. How To Train Your Dragon 2 ended its UK run with £25.5m, which remains the highest watermark for the franchise to date.
Mary Queen Of Scots dropped to fourth in the chart after its third weekend, adding £782,143, a 49% drop, for £6.6m to date.
Green Book, Peter Farrelly’s film which is up for five Oscars this year including best picture, grossed £1.2m on its opening three-day weekend for a site average of £2,200. With previews of £446,028, the film posted a total opening of £1.7m from 557 sites.
Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali star in the story of a working-class Italian-American bouncer who becomes the driver of an African-American classical pianist on a tour through the American South in the 1960s.
Vice added £581,985 in its second weekend, a 53% drop. The film is up to £2.5m.
Stan And Ollie is up to £9.3m in the UK after posting a further £412,464 this weekend.
Glass fell to third in the chart in its third weekend. The film added £950,000 a 51% drop, for £8.6m so far.
Mary Poppins Returns, now in its seventh week, added £525,000 for a lifetime of £42.9m.
Ralph Breaks The Internet is up to £17.9m after adding £202,000 this weekend.
Adam Robitel’s sci-fi Escape Room grossed £666,000 in its three-day opening, meaning it lands fifth in the chart. The film previewed last weekend, taking £151,000, meaning its overall opening is £818,000.
A Dog’s Way Home added £395,000 this weekend for £1.2m so far.
Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse is up to £10m in the UK after adding £227,000, a 39% drop.
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Can You Ever Forgive Me?, Marielle Heller’s film starring Melissa McCarthy and Richard E. Grant in the story of a writer who, after struggling to get published, turns to deception, opened with a £413,907 this weekend from 257 sites for a site average of £1,167. With previews, the film took £510,435.
In its fifth weekend, The Favourite dropped 58%, with £404,658 taking it to £14m to date.
Bohemian Rhapsody, still in the UK top 20 after 15 weeks on release, is up to £52.5m after adding £279,896 this time out.
Clint Eastwood’s The Mule dropped 60% in its second weekend, adding £288,000 for £1.4m so far.
Aquaman added £175,000 for £22.3m to date, while A Star Is Born is up to £29.9m.
Last Tuesday (Jan 29), an encore screening of the event cinema release of popular musical Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, grossed £219,562 and is up to a lifetime of £951,931
Bumblebee added £173,000 this weekend and is up to £12.4m.
Romantic comedy Second Act grossed £146,915 in its second weekend, a 64% drop, and is now up to £751,102. The Upside added £70,615 for £2m to date.
Lee Chang-dong’s Burning, which premiered In Competition at Cannes last year, opened with £39,562 from 34 locations this weekend for an average of £1,163.
Hit climbing documentary Free Solo is up to £1.6m in the UK after posting a further £39,298 in its eighth weekend.
Colette added a further £38,114 and is on £1.9m, while Destroyer is up to £192,535 in the UK.
Beautiful Boy added £37,084 this weekend and is up to £836,058.