the invisible man

Source: Universal

‘The Invisible Man’

Rank Film  (Distributor) Three-day gross (Feb 28-Mar 1) Total gross to date  Week
1 The Invisible Man (Universal) £2.2m £2.2m 1
Sonic The Hedgehog (Paramount) £1.9m £14.7m 3
3 Parasite (Curzon/Studiocanal) £1m £10.4m 4
Dark Waters (eOne) £860,493 £860,493 1
5 Dolittle (Universal) £836,229 £15.2m 4

GBP to USD conversion rate: 1.28


The Invisible Man took top spot with a strong opening for Universal, grossing £2.2m on its opening weekend. Playing in 582 locations, it brought in a decent £3,714 location average.

Dolittle took £836,229 on its fourth weekend and has £15.2m to date, leaving it with a chance of catching the £19.9m of Fox International’s 1998 Doctor Dolittle starring Eddie Murphy.

Emma added £673,782 on its third weekend and is up to an impressive £6.2m; while The Lighthouse is still in select venues, adding £35,577 for £1.3m after five weekends.


Sonic The Hedgehog dropped 53.5% on its third session, with £1.9m taking it to £14.7m overall. It has now passed the £13.6m of fellow videogame adaptation Pokémon Detective Pikachu.

Like A Boss dropped 66.4% on its second weekend, with £125,000 taking it to £868,000.

Paw Patrol: Ready Race Rescue added £63,000 and has £1.9m total; while Playing With Fire is still in cinemas after 10 weekends, with £31,000 bringing it to £3.2m overall.


Oscar winner Parasite dropped 39.2% on its fourth session, still taking slightly over £1m this weekend with a location average of £1,807.

It is now up to £10.4m and could pass the £11.1m of 2004’s The Passion Of The Christ to become the highest-grossing non-English language film of all time in the UK as soon as this week.


Dark Waters

Source: Focus Features

‘Dark Waters’

True story thriller Dark Waters opened to £860,493 from 428 locations for a decent £2,010 average.

Bafta winner 1917 dropped 43.9% on its eighth session with £608,131 and is up to an impressive £42.8m.

Queen & Slim added £35,704 on its fifth session, bringing it to £1.3m overall.


Harrison Ford-led canine adventure The Call Of The Wild dropped 49% on its second session, adding £510,000 for £2.3m, while Downhill, an English-language remake of Ruben Östlund’s Force Majeure, opened to £190,000.

Jojo Rabbit put on £64,000 on its 10th weekend for £7.9m; Frozen II added £62,000 on its 15th for £53.6m; while Spies In Disguise added £44,000 on its 10th for £7.6m.

Warner Bros

Birds Of Prey dropped 50.6% on its fourth session with £358,000 and is up to £8.4m, the lowest of any title in the DC Extended Universe.


Action pic Bad Boys For Life led Sony’s slate this weekend, taking £250,000 on its seventh session for a £15.7m cume – more than the first two Bad Boys films combined.

Jumanji: The Next Level took £123,000 on its twelfth weekend, and is up to £36.7m – an excellent result for Sony.

Greed has fared less well, dropping 73% on its second session with £92,000 taking it to £697,000 overall. It will now struggle to break the £1m barrier and become Michael Winterbottom’s highest-grossing title.

Little Women added £40,000 on its tenth weekend to top £22m – another strong result – while A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood put on £22,000 on its fifth session for £1.6m.

Trafalgar Releasing

An event cinema release of Agrippina – Met Opera 2020 outstripped Trafalgar’s projections to take £196,292 on Saturday, February 29 in the UK, with a £1,168 location average. Including encore screenings and results in Ireland, it has £216,109 in total.

Entertainment Film Distributors

Horror Brahms: The Boy II took £167,338 on its second weekend and has £907,086, while The Gentlemen added £76,441 and is up to £11.9m.


portrait 4

Source: Lilies Films/Hold-Up Films/Arte France Cinéma

‘Portrait Of A Lady On Fire’

Céline Sciamma’s Cannes 2019 Competition title Portrait Of A Lady On Fire opened to £132,802 from just 52 locations for an average of £2,604 – a decent figure for a non-English language, non-franchise title. Including previews it is up to £229,678.

Picturehouse Entertainment

Justin Kurzel’s True History Of The Kelly Gang opened in 94 locations to a £79,187 total and £842 average. With previews the film has £85,847.

National Amusements

An event cinema release of anime title My Hero Academia The Movie – Heroes: Rising grossed £133,036 on Wednesday, February 26, and has taken £350,850 to date.


The Personal History Of David Copperfield added £58,973 on its sixth weekend and is up to £6.2m.


Nicolas Cage title Color Out Of Space opened to £34,857 and a £1,124 location average, and has £46,939 including previews.

BFI Distribution

Jessica Hausner’s Cannes 2019 Competition title Little Joe took £7,325 on its second weekend and has £57,657 in total.


Crime thriller Villain took £2,487 in 11 locations as a day and date release on Friday, February 28.

Jonny Tull

From the four locations to report, Fredrik Gertten’s Push took £2,221.