UK box office top ten and analysis for the weekend of Friday 9th October to Sunday 11th October 2015…
Ridley Scott’s The Martian retained top spot at the UK box office in its second weekend, pulling in £3.85 million to push its haul to £13.21 million and counting.
The best of the new entries was Denis Villenueve’s Sicario, which opened in second place with £1,596,734, followed by Robert Zemeckis’ The Walk in third with £795,115. Meanwhile, the thriller Regression also cracked the top ten in its opening weekend, claiming ninth place with £214,742.
Number one this time last year: Gone Girl
1. The Martian, £3,854,809 weekend; £13,211,096 total (2 weeks)
2. Sicario, £1,596,734 weekend (New)
3. The Walk, £795,115 weekend (New)
4. Legend, £709,718 weekend; £16,746,897 total (5 weeks)
5. The Intern, £506,864 weekend; £1,823,397 total (2 weeks)
6. Everest, £498,188 weekend; £9,770,287 total (4 weeks)
7. Macbeth, £465,932 weekend; £1,838,835 total (2 weeks)
8. Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials, £321,278 weekend; £8,384,534 total (5 weeks)
9. Regression, £214,742 weekend (New)
10. Inside Out, £185,438 weekend; £38,375,834 total (12 weeks)
Suffragette got a head start on the competition when it opened in UK cinemas this past Monday [read our review here], while the 40th anniversary reissue of Monty Python and the Holy Grail also arrived on Wednesday. Friday’s newcomers include Hotel Transylvania 2 [read our review here], Pan, Crimson Peak , North v South, SuperBob, The Diabolical [read our review here], The Program, Howl [read our review here] and The Lobster [read our review here].