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Source: Warner Bros

‘It: Chapter Two’

Rank Film  (Distributor) Three-day gross (Sept 6-8) Total gross to date  Week
1 It: Chapter Two (Warner Bros) £6.9m £7.3m 1
Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood (Sony) £1.1m £18.6m 4
3 Angel Has Fallen (Lionsgate) £693,588 £5.9m 3
The Lion King (Disney) £690,000 £73.1m 8
5 Polityka (Phoenix) £452,675 £519,148 1

Today’s GBP to USD conversion rate: 1.24

Warner Bros

It: Chapter Two got underway in the UK with a £6.9m weekend. Including previews on the Thursday, the film had a four-day £7.3m.

That’s quite far below the previous It film, which opened with a hefty £10m in September 2017. That film built all the way to £32.3m, which suggests Chapter Two could have plenty of distance to go yet.

The Informer added £89,000 for a cume total of £609,000.

Annabelle Comes Home took a further £3,000 for £6.6m.

Sony Pictures

Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood dropped to second place this weekend, adding £1.1m, a drop of 41% on last time out, for £18.6m to date.

Angry Birds 2 added £144,000 for £4.9m

Spider-Man: Far From Home took £114,000 for £36.8m.


Angel Has Fallen added £693,588 and is now up to £5.9m in the UK.

The Queen’s Corgi is on £2.5m after adding £3,574.


The Lion King was down 45% this weekend, grossing £690,000, which takes it to £73.1m. That makes it the eighth biggest film of all time in the UK, surpassing Beauty & The Beast and Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows - Part Two.

Toy Story 4 was down 38%, taking £370,000 for £64.6m.

Aladdin benefited from UK kids’ club screenings this weekend, rising 153% with £90,000 taking it to £37m cume.


Phoenix, the specialist distributor of Polish-language features, posted another superb result with Polityka, the drama from director-writer-producer Patryk Vega. The film took a provisional £452,675 from 236 sites, an average of £1,918. With previews, the movie has already taken £519,148.


Dora And The Lost City Of Gold dropped 37% this weekend with £395,000, the best percentage hold n the top ten. The film is now up to £4.8m after four weeks.

Crawl fell 75%, adding £60,000 for £1.3m.


Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw added £346,881 in its fifth weekend, down 43% on its previous session. The film is now on £19.8m in the UK.

Good Boys added £149,746 and is up to £2.9m in the UK.

Yesterday is up to £13.7m; The Secret Life Of Pets 2 is on £19.5m; Mustang is on £84,098.

20th Century Fox / Pathe

Pain & Glory added £146,268, a drop of 40%, and has now crossed the rare £1m mark for a foreign language feature, rising to £1.1m.

Vertigo Releasing

Mrs Lowry & Son added £135,657 for a cume of £606,889.

Entertainment One

Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark added £128,786 for a cume of £2.1m.

Blinded By The Light took £57,604 for £3m so far.

A Million Little Pieces added £4,678 for £47,659 cume.

20th Century Fox

Chhichhore, the Bollywood drama, opened with £101,274 from 72 sites, an average of £1,407.


The Souvenir held superbly into its second weekend, dropping just 3% with £95,815. The film is now on £289,003 and will pass Archipelago’s gross (£306,656) to become director Joanna Hogg’s best UK result.

BFI Distribution

Bait added £44,265, an impressive rise of 37% on its opening the session. The film now has £139,036 in the UK, a good return for the well-reviewed indie feature.


Playmobil added £12,843 and is on £1.1m.


Inna De Yard added £12,446 for a £77,382 cume, Animals is up to £327,626 after adding £2,158.