UK box office top ten and analysis for the weekend of Friday 27th November to Sunday 29th November 2015…
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2 held firm at the top of the UK box office in its second weekend, adding a further £4.53 million to push its haul to £19.32 million after eleven days.
Five newcomers managed to crack the top ten, led by Disney-Pixar’s The Good Dinosaur, which debuted in second place with £2,926,448 – a figure well below that of Inside Out, which opened with £7.38 million in July.
Steven Spielberg’s Bridge of Spies claimed fourth place with £1,682,392, followed by the Johnny Depp crime drama Black Mass in fifth with £1,272,249, romantic drama Carol in seventh with £540,632 and Bollywood romance Tamasha in eighth with £254,750.
Number one this time last year: Paddington
1. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2, £4,534,464 weekend; £19,323,711 total (2 weeks)
2. The Good Dinosaur, £2,926,448 weekend (New)
3. Spectre, £2,179,154 from 536 sites. Total: £88,374,402 total (5 weeks)
4. Bridge of Spies, £1,682,392 weekend (New)
5. Black Mass, £1,272,249 weekend (New)
6. The Lady in the Van, £950,961 from 548 sites. Total: £9,047,439 total (3 weeks)
7. Carol, £540,632 weekend (New)
8. Tamasha, £254,750 weekend (New)
9. Brooklyn, £200,778 from 213 sites. Total: £4,349,414 total (4 weeks)
10. Hotel Transylvania 2, £197,161 from 449 sites. Total: £19,439,987 total (7 weeks)
Yesterday saw the release of the festive comedy Christmas with the Coopers, while Thursday brings Victor Frankenstein [read our review here] and Friday’s newcomers include The Night Before [read our review here], Krampus, and documentary Future Shock! The Story of 2000AD.