It’s that time of the week when we take a quick look at the top 10 box office films and find out which movies are doing well. The big news this week is Deadpool 2 taking the number one spot from Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War. So let’s take a look in a little more detail, these are the figures for UK Cinema Charts May 18 2018.
UK Cinema Charts May 18 2018 (Box office results this weekend)
|1||New||Deadpool 2||20th Century Fox||£12,974,669|
|2||(1)||Avengers: Infinity War||Disney||£2,047,469|
|4||(3)||I Feel Pretty||STX Entertainment||£407,904|
|5||(4)||Life of the Party||Warner Bros||£226,704|
|6||(8)||Blade Runner: The Final Cut (Secret Cinema 2018)||Warner Bros||£226,058|
|8||(6)||A Quiet Place||Paramount||£126,334|
|9||(7)||The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society||StudioCanal||£94,802|
|10||New||An American in Paris - The Musical (Theatre)||Trafalgar||£68,201|
|11||New||On Chesil Beach||Lionsgate||£67,017|
Deadpool 2 takes a very impressive £12.9m that will no doubt please 20th Century Fox. That all means that Avengers: Infinity War slips to number two with box office takings of over £2m million resulting in gross to date figures of over £64 million in the UK. Elsewhere animated adventure Sherlock Gnomes drops one place to three.
One new release that fails to make this week’s top 10 films is On Chesil Beach which can only manage number eleven with takings of just £67K. Blade Runner: The Final Cut continues to do well under its Secret Cinema release taking a rather impressive £226K.
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I’ll leave you with a couple movie trailers starting with Deadpool 2
and Blade Runner: The Final Cut.
That just abouts concludes our look at the UK Cinema Charts May 18 2018, come back next week to see whether Deadpool 2 can hold on to the number one spot on the UK Top 10 Film Chart.
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