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We have compiled a selection of facts and figures relating to films and cinema admissions.

 

 

Rank

Film

UK distributor

Gross in Period

1

Avatar (3D)

20th Century Fox

£94,025,632

2

Toy Story 3 (3D)

Disney

£73,791,346

3

Mamma Mia!

Universal

£69,166,922

4

Titanic

20th Century Fox

£69,025,646

5

Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s Stone

Warner Bros.

£66,096,060

6

Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring

Entertainment

£63,009,288

7

Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King

Entertainment

£61,062,348

8

Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers

Entertainment

£57,600,094

9

Casino Royale

Sony

£55,600,009

10

Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets

Warner Bros.

£54,780,731

11

Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest

Disney.

£52,515,550

12

The Full Monty

20th Century Fox

£52,232,058

13

Quantum Of Solace

Sony

£51,216,877

14

Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace

20th Century Fox

£51,063,811

15

Harry Potter And The Half Blood Prince

Warner Bros.

£50,723,508

16

Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 1

Warner Bros.

£50,640,371

17

Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix

Warner Bros.

£49,874,480

18

Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire

Warner Bros.

£49,196,228

19

The Dark Knight

Warner Bros.

£ 49,074,220

20

Shrek 2

UIP (UK)

£48,243,628

21

 Jurassic Park

UIP (UK)

£47,886,423

22

Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban

Warner Bros.

£46,077,489

23

The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe

Disney

£44,403,774

24

Toy Story 2

Disney

£44,306,070

25

Alice In Wonderland (3D)

Disney

£42,536,343

26

Bridget Jones’s Diary

UIP (UK)

£42,007,008

27

Pirates Of The Caribbean: At  World’s End

Disney

£40,646,683

28

Indiana Jones And The Kingdom Of The Crystal Skull

Paramount

£40,285,476

29

Star Wars Episode III: Revenge Of The Sith

20TH Century Fox

£39,433,983

30

Shrek The Third

Paramount

£38,738,678

31

The Simpsons Movie

20th Century Fox

£38,658,895

32

Monsters, Inc.

Disney

£37,907,451

33

Charlie And The Chocolate Factory

Warner Bros.

£37,802,185

34

Star Wars Episode II: Attack Of The Clones

20th Century Fox

£37,545,260

35

Finding Nemo

Disney

£37,364,251

36

Independence Day

20th Century Fox

£37,128,685

37

Love Actually

UIP (UK)

£36,800,418

38

Die Another Day

20th Century Fox

£36,056,878

39

Bridget Jones: Edge Of Reason

UIP (UK)

£35,996,690

40

Men In Black

Sony

£35,820,921

41

Inception

Warner Bros.

£35,799,454

42

Ice Age 3: Dawn Of The Dinosaurs (3D)

20th Century Fox

£35,022,205

43

Up (3D)

Disney

£34,589,456

44

Spider-Man 3

Sony

£33,552,919

45

The Matrix: Reloaded

Warner Bros.

£33,423,117

46

Shrek Forever After (3D)

Paramount

£32,312,107

47

The Incredibles

Disney

£32,277,041

48

Wallace & Gromit: The Curse Of The Were-Rabbit

UIP (UK)

£32,007,310

49

Slumdog Millionaire

Pathé

£31,664,346

50

Gladiator

UIP (UK)

£31,201,143

51

Notting Hill

Universal

£31,006,109

52

War Of The Worlds

UIP (UK)

£30,648,315

53

The Da Vinci Code

Sony

£30,511,436

54

King Kong

UIP (UK)

£30,075,763

55

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse

eOne

£29,753,425

56

Ice Age 2: The Melt Down

20th Century Fox

£29,606,599

57

Chicken Run

Pathé

£29,514,237

58

A Bug’s Life

Disney

£29,449,272

59

Spider-Man

Sony

£29,025,619

60

Shrek

UIP (UK)

£29,004,582

61

Meet The Fockers

UIP (UK)

£28,925,095

62

The World Is Not Enough

UIP (UK)

£28,576,504

63

The Pirates Of The Caribbean

Disney

£28,171,721

64

Four Weddings And A Funeral

Carlton Films

£27,762,648

65

The Twilight Saga: New Moon

eOne

£27,501,509

66

Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen

 Paramount

£27,063,070

67

Spider-Man 2

Sony

£26,724,139

68

Ocean’s Eleven

Warner Bros.

£26,473,267

69

Sex And The City

Entertainment

£26,427,325

70

The Golden Compass

Entertainment

£26,185,618

71

Sherlock Holmes

Warner Bros.

£25,985,169

72

I Am Legend

Warner Bros.

£25,883,961

73

The Lost World: Jurassic Park

UIP (UK)

£25,799,961

74

The Sixth Sense

Disney

£25,791,880

75

Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me

Entertainment

£25,772,822

76

The Day After Tomorrow

20th Century Fox

£25,239,181

77

Ratatouille

Disney

£24,798,669

78

Hancock

Sony

£24,745,095

79

Borat

20th Century Fox

£24,152,581

80

Cats & Dogs

Warner Bros.

£24,057,768

81

Alvin And The Chipmunks: The Squeakquel

20th Century Fox

£23,924,831

82

The Bourne Ultimatum

Universal

£23,724,423

83

Bruce Almighty

Disney

£23,642,290

84

Transformers

Paramount

£23,499,595

85

Austin Powers In Goldmember

Entertainment

£23,428,992

86

Madagascar:  Escape 2 Africa

Paramount

£23,379,951

87

Ghost

UIP (UK)

£23,341,978

88

The Lion King

Disney

£23,144,442

89

Shark Tale

UIP (UK)

£23,054,848

90

Wall-E

Disney

£22,909,107

91

High School Musical 3

Disney

£22,767,607

92

Madagascar

UIP (UK)

£22,654,878

93

Scooby-Doo

Warner Bros.

£22,596,370

94

Toy Story

Disney

£22,297,733

95

Men In Black II

Sony

£22,262,097

96

The Hangover

Warner Bros.

£22,121,062

97

Mr Bean’s Holiday

Universal

£22,109,030

98

E.T: The Extra Terrestrial

UIP (UK)

£22,109,030

99

Sex And The City 2

Warner Bros.

£21,696,000

100

Hannibal

UIP (UK)

£21,645,719