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Top 100 Films of  2014
RANK FILM TITLE DISTRIBUTOR RELEASE DATE UK CINEMA BOX-OFFICE 3 Jan 2014 – 1 Jan 2015
1 Lego Movie, The WARNER 14/02/2014 £34,330,874.00
2 Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies, The WARNER 12/12/2014 £33,501,962.00
3 Inbetweeners 2, The ENTERTNMT 08/08/2014 £33,389,244.00
4 Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes 20TH FOX 18/07/2014 £32,717,924.00
5 Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1, The LIONSGATE 21/11/2014 £30,135,359.00
6 Guardians Of The Galaxy DISNEY 01/08/2014 £28,537,547.00
7 Paddington STUDIOCANAL 28/11/2014 £27,977,792.00
8 X-Men: Days Of Future Past 20TH FOX 23/05/2014 £27,127,713.00
9 How To Train Your Dragon 2 20TH FOX 27/06/2014 £25,083,426.00
10 Amazing Spider-Man 2, The SONY 18/04/2014 £24,081,462.00
11 Wolf Of Wall Street, The UNIVERSAL 17/01/2014 £22,699,724.00
12 Gone Girl 20TH FOX 03/10/2014 £22,314,301.00
13 Interstellar WARNER 07/11/2014 £20,303,147.00
14 12 Years A Slave eONE 10/01/2014 £20,030,132.00
15 Transformers: Age Of Extinction PARAMOUNT 11/07/2014 £19,477,188.00
16 Maleficent DISNEY 30/05/2014 £19,453,353.00
17 Captain America: The Winter Soldier DISNEY 28/03/2014 £19,347,388.00
18 22 Jump Street SONY 06/06/2014 £18,613,785.71
19 Godzilla WARNER 16/05/2014 £17,234,977.00
20 Bad Neighbours UNIVERSAL 09/05/2014 £16,025,828.00
21 Rio 2 20TH FOX 04/04/2014 £15,785,945.00
22 Mrs. Brown's Boys D'Movie UNIVERSAL 27/06/2014 £14,724,977.50
23 Lucy UNIVERSAL 22/08/2014 £14,325,037.37
24 Imitation Game, The STUDIOCANAL 14/11/2014 £14,159,588.00
25 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles PARAMOUNT 17/10/2014 £13,873,625.00
26 Mr. Peabody And Sherman 20TH FOX 07/02/2014 £13,699,104.00
27 Fault In Our Stars, The 20TH FOX 20/06/2014 £11,433,649.00
28 Grand Budapest Hotel, The 20TH FOX 28/02/2014 £11,152,950.00
29 Noah PARAMOUNT 04/04/2014 £10,014,032.00
30 Non-Stop STUDIOCANAL 28/02/2014 £9,483,694.87
31 Other Woman, The 20TH FOX 25/04/2014 £9,250,398.00
32 Maze Runner, The 20TH FOX 10/10/2014 £8,844,290.00
33 Boxtrolls, The UNIVERSAL 12/09/2014 £8,663,226.00
34 Fury SONY 24/10/2014 £8,304,937.00
35 RoboCop STUDIOCANAL 07/02/2014 £8,026,864.00
36 Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb 20TH FOX 19/12/2014 £7,958,182.00
37 Edge Of Tomorrow WARNER 30/05/2014 £7,881,295.00
38 300: Rise Of An Empire WARNER 07/03/2014 £7,782,754.00
39 Muppets Most Wanted DISNEY 28/03/2014 £7,665,809.00
40 Annabelle WARNER 10/10/2014 £7,509,274.19
41 Nativity 3: Dude, Where's My Donkey? eONE 14/11/2014 £7,431,139.00
42 Last Vegas UNIVERSAL 03/01/2014 £7,043,056.13
43 Equalizer, The SONY 26/09/2014 £6,874,918.69
44 Divergent eONE 04/04/2014 £6,657,429.00
45 Penguins Of Madagascar 20TH FOX 05/12/2014 £6,477,783.95
46 Mr. Turner eONE 31/10/2014 £6,471,102.00
47 Monuments Men, The 20TH FOX 14/02/2014 £6,154,726.72
48 Tinker Bell And The Pirate Fairy DISNEY 14/02/2014 £5,992,937.64
49 Book Of Life, The 20TH FOX 24/10/2014 £5,879,985.51
50 Hercules PARAMOUNT 25/07/2014 £5,429,124.27
51 Railway Man, The LIONSGATE 10/01/2014 £5,333,988.00
52 Dallas Buyers Club eONE 07/02/2014 £5,298,406.00
53 Let's Be Cops 20TH FOX 29/08/2014 £5,253,942.00
54 Need For Speed eONE 14/03/2014 £4,909,029.00
55 Dracula Untold UNIVERSAL 03/10/2014 £4,893,849.21
56 Exodus: Gods And Kings 20TH FOX 26/12/2014 £4,787,642.54
57 Dumb & Dumber To UNIVERSAL 19/12/2014 £4,787,274.14
58 Planes 2: Fire & Rescue DISNEY 01/08/2014 £4,685,501.72
59 Purge: Anarchy, The UNIVERSAL 25/07/2014 £4,576,678.46
60 Nut Job, The WARNER 01/08/2014 £4,435,492.60
61 Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom 20TH FOX 03/01/2014 £4,434,557.00
62 Sex Tape SONY 05/09/2014 £4,399,170.00
63 Ride Along UNIVERSAL 28/02/2014 £4,156,115.34
64 Book Thief, The 20TH FOX 14/02/2014 £4,151,557.00
65 What We Did On Our Holiday LIONSGATE 26/09/2014 £4,063,159.00
66 Annie SONY 26/12/2014 £4,025,447.00
67 Pride 20TH FOX 12/09/2014 £3,971,508.00
68 Expendables 3, The LIONSGATE 15/08/2014 £3,906,590.00
69 Horrible Bosses 2 WARNER 28/11/2014 £3,745,927.00
70 Walk Among The Tombstones, A eONE 19/09/2014 £3,707,574.00
71 Postman Pat LIONSGATE 23/05/2014 £3,488,676.69
72 Ouija UNIVERSAL 31/10/2014 £3,482,072.00
73 Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit PARAMOUNT 24/01/2014 £3,400,753.05
74 Before I Go To Sleep STUDIOCANAL 05/09/2014 £3,340,874.00
75 Alexander And The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day DISNEY 10/10/2014 £3,176,578.54
76 Million Ways To Die In The West, A UNIVERSAL 30/05/2014 £3,160,842.55
77 Delivery Man eONE 10/01/2014 £3,128,662.97
78 Nightcrawler eONE 31/10/2014 £3,120,648.00
79 Boyhood UNIVERSAL 11/07/2014 £2,936,177.00
80 Calvary eONE 11/04/2014 £2,929,531.00
81 Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones PARAMOUNT 03/01/2014 £2,927,317.00
82 Earth To Echo eONE 25/07/2014 £2,888,811.00
83 Hundred-Foot Journey, The eONE 05/09/2014 £2,809,105.00
84 That Awkward Moment eONE 31/01/2014 £2,785,808.00
85 Into The Storm WARNER 22/08/2014 £2,760,942.00
86 Pompeii eONE 02/05/2014 £2,694,397.00
87 Tarzan eONE 02/05/2014 £2,519,806.00
88 Get Santa WARNER 05/12/2014 £2,507,388.99
89 Inside Llewyn Davis STUDIOCANAL 24/01/2014 £2,501,729.00
90 Cuban Fury STUDIOCANAL 14/02/2014 £2,460,624.00
91 Love Punch, The eONE 18/04/2014 £2,327,956.00
92 House Of Magic, The STUDIOCANAL 25/07/2014 £2,207,403.00
93 Lone Survivor UNIVERSAL 31/01/2014 £2,130,921.31
94 Devil's Due 20TH FOX 17/01/2014 £2,126,487.00
95 Most Wanted Man, A eONE 12/09/2014 £2,063,201.00
96 Transcendence ENTERTNMT 25/04/2014 £2,015,395.00
97 August: Osage County ENTERTNMT 24/01/2014 £1,994,543.53
98 Blended WARNER 23/05/2014 £1,989,409.28
99 P.K. UTV 19/12/2014 £1,866,393.00
100 Belle 20TH FOX 13/06/2014 £1,859,761.00

 

 

Top 100 films in UK cinemas 2012

 

 

Film

 UK cinema box-office as at 1 Jan 2013 £

UK distributor

UK cinema release date

1

Skyfall

£101,572,493 *

Sony

26/10/2012

2

The Dark Knight Rises

£56,257,144

Warner Bros.

20/07/2012

3

Marvel Avengers Assemble

£51,873,408

Walt Disney

27/04/2012

4

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

£44,870,320 *

Warner Bros.

14/12/2012

5

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2

£35,602,742 *

eOne

16/11/2012

6

Ted

£30,423,570

Universal

03/08/2012

7

Ice Age: Continental Drift

£30,187,420

20th Century Fox

29/06/2012

8

The Amazing Spider-Man

£25,940,237

Sony

06/07/2012

9

Prometheus

£24,753,839

20th Century Fox

01/06/2012

10

The Hunger Games

£24,049,545

Lionsgate

23/03/2012

11

Taken 2

£23,520,699 *

20th Century Fox

05/10/2012

12

Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted

£22,435,298 *

Paramount

19/10/2012

13

Men In Black 3

£22,235,344

Sony

25/05/2012

14

Brave

£22,144,541

Walt Disney

03/08/2012

15

The Woman in Black

£21,334,700

Momentum

10/02/2012

16

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

£20,425,185

20th Century Fox

24/02/2012

17

War Horse

£18,631,224

Walt Disney

13/01/2012

18

Life of Pi

£17,857,428 *

20th Century Fox

21/12/2012

19

American Pie: Reunion

£17,001,404

Universal

04/05/2012

20

The Muppets

£16,816,977

Walt Disney

10/02/2012

21

The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists

£16,743,484

Sony

30/03/2012

22

Snow White and the Huntsman

£15,837,089

Universal

01/06/2012

23

The Dictator

£11,403,210

Paramount

18/05/2012

24

Rise of the Guardians

£11,247,265 *

Paramount

30/11/2012

25

The Bourne Legacy

£11,067,397

Universal

17/08/2012

26

Titanic 3D

£11,053,930

20th Century Fox

06/04/2012

27

Looper

£10,194,117

eOne

28/09/2012

28

21 Jump Street

£10,030,560

Sony

16/03/2012

29

The Iron Lady

£   9,904,630

20th Century Fox

06/01/2012

30

Nativity 2: Danger in the Manger!

£   9,084,150 *

eOne

23/11/2012

31

Magic Mike

£   8,389,472

Lionsgate

13/07/2012

32

The Descendants

£   8,223,361

20th Century Fox

27/01/2012

33

Diary of A Wimpy Kid: Dog Days

£   7,928,248

20th Century Fox

03/08/2012

34

Hotel Transylvania

£   7,871,830

Sony

12/10/2012

35

Wrath of the Titans

£   7,813,120

Warner Bros.

30/03/2012

36

Dr. Seuss' The Lorax

£   7,767,682

Universal

27/07/2012

37

Mirror Mirror

£   7,690,186

StudioCanal

06/04/2012

38

Battleship

£   7,565,069

Universal

13/04/2012

39

Jack Reacher

£   7,160,319 *

Paramount

28/12/2012

40

Safe House

£   7,156,126

Universal

24/02/2012

41

Dark Shadows

£   7,121,719

Warner Bros.

11/05/2012

42

Journey 2: The Mysterious Island

£   7,026,962

Warner Bros.

03/02/2012

43

Chronicle

£   6,853,410

20th Century Fox

03/02/2012

44

Sinister

£   6,575,031

Momentum

05/10/2012

45

The Expendables 2

£   6,271,256

Lionsgate

17/08/2012

46

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

£   6,232,291

Lionsgate

20/04/2012

47

ParaNorman

£   6,150,718

Universal

14/09/2012

48

Paranormal Activity 4

£   5,945,771

Paramount

19/10/2012

49

Total Recall

£   5,673,556

Sony

31/08/2012

50

Anna Karenina

£   5,633,575

Universal

07/09/2012

51

The Vow

£   5,545,541

Sony

10/02/2012

52

Argo

£   5,469,238 *

Warner Bros.

09/11/2012

53

Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace 3D

£   5,341,631

20th Century Fox

10/02/2012

54

Cabin In The Woods

£   5,279,907

Lionsgate

13/04/2012

55

This Means War

£   5,091,537

20th Century Fox

02/03/2012

56

The Five-Year Engagement

£   5,033,762

Universal

22/06/2012

57

Pitch Perfect

£   4,928,013 *

Universal

21/12/2012

58

John Carter

£   4,686,166

Walt Disney

09/03/2012

59

Silver Linings Playbook

£   4,560,440 *

Entertainment

23/11/2012

60

The Sweeney

£   4,485,240

eOne

14/09/2012

61

The Devil Inside

£   4,435,098

Paramount

16/03/2012

62

Dredd

£   4,363,518

Entertainment

07/09/2012

63

Lawless

£   4,265,070

Momentum

07/09/2012

64

What To Expect When You're Expecting

£   4,263,151

Lionsgate

25/05/2012

65

Hope Springs

£   4,084,428

Momentum

14/09/2012

66

The Watch

£   3,804,320

20th Century Fox

31/08/2012

67

The Possession

£   3,515,288

Lionsgate

31/08/2012

68

A Monster In Paris

£   3,406,149

eOne

27/01/2012

69

Tinker Bell and the Secret of the Wings

£   3,375,684 *

Walt Disney

14/12/2012

70

Parental Guidance

£   3,371,022

20th Century Fox

28/12/2012

71

Jack And Jill

£   3,292,754

Sony

03/02/2012

72

Underworld: Awakening

£   3,207,575

Entertainment

20/01/2012

73

The Grey

£   3,187,723

Entertainment

27/01/2012

74

StreetDance 2

£   3,095,401

Vertigo

30/03/2012

75

Seven Psychopaths

£   3,020,482

Momentum

07/12/2012

76

The Lucky One

£   2,980,422

Warner Bros.

04/05/2012

77

Beauty and the Beast 3D

£   2,933,195

Walt Disney

04/05/2012

78

Ghost Rider 3D: Spirit Of Vengeance

£   2,909,093

eOne

17/02/2012

79

Keith Lemon: The Film

£   2,907,725

Lionsgate

24/08/2012

80

Top Cat: The Movie

£   2,905,471

Vertigo

01/06/2012

81

Rock of Ages

£   2,860,344

Warner Bros.

15/06/2012

82

We Bought A Zoo

£   2,798,336

20th Century Fox

16/03/2012

83

Killing Them Softly

£   2,748,717

Entertainment

21/09/2012

84

Step-Up 4: Miami Heat

£   2,685,008

Universal

10/08/2012

85

The Pact

£   2,618,529

eOne

08/06/2012

86

Man on a Ledge

£   2,513,800

eOne

03/02/2012

87

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

£   2,480,964

20th Century Fox

22/06/2012

88

The Sitter

£   2,448,384

20th Century Fox

20/01/2012

89

The House at the End of the Street

£   2,373,510

Momentum

21/09/2012

90

The Campaign

£   2,367,521

Warner Bros.

28/09/2012

91

Frankenweenie

£   2,341,047

Walt Disney

19/10/2012

92

Haywire

£   2,340,171

Paramount

20/01/2012

93

The Perks of Being A Wallflower

£   2,286,214

eOne

05/10/2012

94

Project X

£   2,198,688

Warner Bros.

02/03/2012

95

Contraband

£   2,085,659

Universal

16/03/2012

96

Moonrise Kingdom

£   2,046,530

Universal

25/05/2012

97

Shame

£   2,036,902

Momentum

13/01/2012

98

Untouchable

£   2,017,288

Entertainment

21/09/2012

99

Great Expectations

£   1,972,188 *

Lionsgate

30/11/2012

100

The Angels' Share

£   1,931,059

eOne

01/06/2012

Data source: Rentrak

*Still on UK cinema release as at 1 January 2013

 

Top 100 films in UK cinemas 2010

 

Film

 

UK distributor

UK release date 2010

Total UK + ROI box-officeRelease period: 1 Jan 2010 - 6 Jan 2011

1

Toy Story 3 (3D)

 

Disney

23 July

£73,791,346

2

Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 1

 

Warner Bros.

19 Nov

£50,640,371*

3

Alice In Wonderland (3D)

 

Disney

5 March

£42,536,343

4

Inception

 

Warner Bros.

16 July

£35,799,454

5

Shrek Forever After (3D)

 

Paramount

2 July

£32,312,107

6

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse

 

eOne

9 July

£29,753,425

7

Sex And The City 2

 

Warner Bros.

28 May

£21,645,719

8

Iron Man 2

 

Paramount

30 April

£21,183,401

9

Clash Of The Titans (3D)

 

Warner Bros.

8 May

£20,204,465

10

Despicable Me (3D)

 

Universal

15 Oct

£19, 864,725

 

Top 10 films

 

 

 

£347,731,356

11

How To Train Your Dragon  (3D)

 

Paramount

2 April

£17,256,549

12

Nanny McPhee And The Big Bang

 

Universal

26 March

£16,525,339

13

Robin Hood

 

Universal

14 May

£15,441,851

14

Meet The Parents: Little Fockers

 

Paramount

24 Dec

£15,282,292*

15

The Chronicles Of Narnia: The Voyage Of The Dawn Treader (3D)

 

20th Century Fox

10 Dec

£13,038,647*

16

The Karate Kid

 

Sony

30 July

£12,379,999

17

Streetdance 3D

 

Vertigo

21 May

£11,620,991

18

Kick-Ass

 

Universal

2 April

£11,602,639

19

The Princess And The Frog

 

Disney

29 Jan

£11,144,314

20

Paranormal Activity 2

 

Paramount

22 Oct

£11,010,665

21

Gulliver’s Travels

 

20th Century Fox

26 Dec

£10,881,583*

22

Shutter Island

 

Paramount

12 March

£10,746,652

23

Due Date

 

Warner Bros.

5 Nov

£10,657,457

24

The Expendables

 

Lionsgate

20 Aug

£10,612,819

25

The Social Network

 

Sony

15 Oct

£10,472,797

26

The A-Team

 

20th Century Fox

30 July

£10,325,931

27

Valentine’s Day

 

Warner Bros.

12 Feb

£10,205,748

28

Knight And Day

 

20th Century Fox

6 Aug

£9,755,225

29

Megamind (3D)

 

Paramount

3 Dec

£9,372,437*

30

It’s Complicated

 

Universal

8 Jan

£9,308,851

31

Tron: Legacy (3D)

 

Disney

17 Dec

£9,072,983*

32

Prince Of Persia: The Sands Of Times

 

Disney

21 May

£8,861,118

33

Saw VII (3D)

 

Lionsgate

29 Oct

£8,648,965

34

The Other Guys

 

Sony

17 Sept

£8,162,066

35

Step Up (3D)

 

Universal

6 Aug

£7,813,710

36

Grown Ups

 

Sony

27 Aug

£7,736697

37

Percy Jackson And The Lightning Thief

 

20th Century Fox

12 Feb

£7,446,243

38

Salt

 

Sony

20 Aug

£7,097,270

39

Get Him To The Greek

 

Universal

25 June

£7,014,664

40

Red

 

eOne

22 Oct

£6,944,094

41

Up In The Air

 

Paramount

15 Jan

£6,511,054

42

The Lovely Bones

 

Paramount

19 Feb

£6,371,879

43

The Blind Side

 

Warner Bros.

26 March

£6,220,276

44

The Bounty Hunter

 

Sony

19 March

£6,201,139

45

Predators

 

20th Century Fox

9 July

£5,800,099

46

Green Zone

 

Universal

12 March

£5,712,401

47

Marmaduke

 

20th Century Fox

20 Aug

£5,708,846

48

Jackass (3D)

 

Paramount

5 Nov

£5,638,139

49

Dear John

 

Paramount

16 April

£5,504,364

50

Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World

 

Universal

27 Aug

£5,315,141

51

Piranha 3-D

 

Entertainment

20 Aug

£5,295,004

52

The Tourist

 

Optimum Rel.

10 Dec

£5,173,587

53

The Town

 

Warner Bros.

24 Sept

£5,124,615

54

The Last Airbender

 

Paramount

13 Aug

£5,020,568

55

The Wolfman

 

Universal

12 Feb

£5,007,538

56

Invictus

 

Warner Bros.

5 Feb

£4,802,972

57

Cats & Dogs: Revenge of Kitty Galore

 

Warner Bros.

6 Aug

£4,790,530

58

3-D Resident Evil: Afterlife

 

Sony

10 Sept

£4,765,178

59

Eat Pray Love

 

Sony

24 Sept

£4,665,561

60

Unstoppable

 

20th Century Fox

26 Nov

£4,646,072

61

Daybreakers

 

Lionsgate

8 Jan

£4,551,287

62

The Book of Eli

 

Entertainment

15 Jan

£4,195,596

63

Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps

 

20th Century Fox

8 Oct

£4,154,331

64

The Ghost

 

Optimum Rel.

16 Apr

£4,086,362

65

Date Night

 

20th Century Fox

23 Apr

£3,936,610

66

The Tooth Fairy

 

20th Century Fox

28 May

£3,916,557

67

3-D The Hole

 

EOne Films

24 Sept

£3,896,019

68

Killers

 

Lionsgate

18 June

£3,738,209

69

Edge of Darkness

 

Icon

29 Jan

£3,698,872

70

Did You Hear About The Morgans

 

Sony

1 Jan

£3,696,477

71

Astro Boy

 

EOne

5 Feb

£3,692,845

72

Remember Me

 

EOne

2 Apr

£3,688,514

73

The Last Exorcism

 

Optimum Rel

3 Sept

£3,684,669

74

Made In Dagenham

 

Paramount

1 Oct

£3,674,543

75

Furry Vengeance

 

 EOne           

7 May

£3,673,987

76

Love and Other Drugs

 

20th Century Fox

31 Dec

£3,584,886

77

Nightmare On Elm Street

 

Warner Bros.

7 May

£3,584,255

78

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

 

Disney

13 Aug

£3,474,137

79

Life As We Know It

 

Warner Bros.

8 Oct

£3,472,275

80

Vampires Suck

 

20th Century Fox

15 Oct

£3,340,663

81

The Crazies

 

Paramount

26 Feb

£3,338,413

82

Alpha and Omega

 

Lionsgate

22 Oct

£3,329,734

83

Legend Of The Guardians

 

Warner Bros.

22 Oct

£3,187,637

84

A Single Man

 

Icon

12 Feb

£3,185,724

85

Hot Tub Time Machine

 

20th Century Fox

7 May

£3,064,906

86

Devil

 

Universal

17 Sept

£2,981,372

87

Diary Of A Wimpy Kid

 

20th Century Fox

27 Aug

£2,934,089

88

Four Lions

 

Optimum Rel.

7 May

£2,933,360

89

Death At A Funeral

 

Sony

4 June

£2,819,338

90

The Spy Next Door

 

Paramount

19 March

£2,749,905

91

Skyline

 

Momentum

12 Nov

£2,736,716

92

The Road

 

Icon

8 Jan

£2,624,984

93

My Name Is Khan

 

20th Century Fox

12 Feb

£2,624,204

94

Tamara Drewe

 

Momentum

10 Sep

£2,584,014

95

Dinner For Schmucks

 

Paramount

3 Sep

£2,533,874

96

I Love You Phillip Morris

 

EOne

19 March

£2,519,145

97

Burke And Hare

 

Entertainment

29 Oct

£2,354,199

98

The Back-Up Plan

 

Sony

7 May

£2,306,512

99

Letters To Juliet

 

EOne

11 June

£2,200,467

100

The Girl With The Dragon.....

 

Momentum

12 March

£2,145,958

Source: Rentrak

 *Still on UK cinema release at end of 2010

 

Top 100 films in UK cinemas 2009

  Film   UK distributor UK release date 2009 Total UK + ROI box-office Release period: 2 Jan - 31 Dec 2009
1 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince   Warner Bros. 17 July £50,723,508
2 Avatar (3D)   20th Century Fox 18 Dec £43,792,707**
3 Ice Age 3: Dawn of the Dinosaurs (3D)   20th Century Fox 3 July £35,022,205
4 Up (3D)   Disney 9 Oct £34,420,247*
5 Slumdog Millionaire   Pathé 9 Jan £31,664,346
6 The Twilight Saga: New Moon   E1 Films 20 Nov £27,133,912*
7 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen   Paramount 19 June £27,063,070
8 The Hangover   Warner Bros. 12 June £22,121,062
9 Star Trek   Paramount 8 May £21,396,983
10 Monsters Vs. Aliens (3D)   Paramount 3 April £21,368,815
  Top 10 films       £314,706,855
11 A Christmas Carol (3D)   Disney 6 Nov £20,165,456*
12 Night at the Museum 2   20th Century Fox 22 May £20,031,705
13 2012   Sony 13 Nov £19,435,790
14 Angels & Demons   Sony 15 May £18,789,197
15 Bolt (3D)   Disney 13 Feb £17,937,595
16 Sherlock Holmes   Warner Bros. 26 Dec £16,800,303*
17 X-Men Origins: Wolverine   20th Century Fox 1 May £16,275,324
18 Bruno   Universal 10 July £15,662,792
19 Alvin and the Chipmunks 2: The Squeakquel   20th Century Fox 26 Dec £15,291,313*
20 Marley & Me   20th Century Fox 13 March £15,251,996
21 Terminator: Salvation   Sony 5 June £14,244,872
22 Fast & Furious   Universal 10 April £13,578,749
23 G-Force (3D)   Disney 31 July £13,489,727
24 The Final Destination (3D)   Entertainment 28 August £12,805,349
25 The Proposal   Disney 24 July £11,836,663
26 17 Again   Entertainment 10 April £11,247,959
27 Inglourious Basterds   Universal 21 August £10,731,003
28 Paranormal Activity   Icon 27 Nov £10,004,110*
29 Michael Jackson's This Is It   Sony 30 Oct £9,795,960
30 He's Just Not That Into You   Entertainment 6 Feb £9,479,835
31 The Curious Case of Benjamin Button   Warner Bros. 6 Feb £9,095,586
32 District 9   Sony 4 Sept £9,004,295
33 Fantastic Mr Fox   20th Century Fox 23 Oct £8,923,024
34 Watchmen   Paramount 6 March £8,922,211
35 Fame   Entertainment 25 Sept £8,755,401
36 Hannah Montana: The Movie   Disney 1 May £8,485,462
37 Gran Torino   Warner Bros. 20 Feb £8,332,972
38 Role Models   Universal 9 Jan £8,288,354
39 Confessions of a Shopaholic   Disney 20 Feb £8,254,097
40 The Time Traveler's Wife   Entertainment 14 August £7,719,129
41 Coraline (3D)   Universal 8 May £7,396,642
42 Hotel for Dogs   Paramount 13 Feb £7,217,946
43 Bride Wars   20th Century Fox 9 Jan £7,209,434
44 My Bloody Valentine (3D)   Lionsgate 16 Jan £7,217,946
45 Drag Me to Hell   Lionsgate 29 May £6,923,739
46 Hotel for Dogs   Paramount 3 July £6,904,974
47 Aliens in the Attic   20th Century Fox 14 August £6,876,230
48 Knowing   E1 Films 27 March £6,800,385
49 Valkyrie   20th Century Fox 23 Jan £6,510,050
50 The Ugly Truth   Sony 7 August £6,463,544
51 Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs   Sony 18 Sept £6,462,607
52 GI Joe: Rise of Cobra   Paramount 7 August £6,454,649
53 My Sister's Keeper   Entertainment 26 June £6,352,347
54 Law Abiding Citizen   Momentum/Paramount 27 Nov £6,292,519
55 St. Trinian's 2   Entertainment 18 Dec £6,263,781
56 The Boat That Rocked   Universal 3 April £6,141,208
57 The Invention of Lying   Universal 2 Oct £6,082,779
58 The Reader   Entertainment 2 Jan £5,796,514
59 Couples' Retreat   Universal 16 Oct £5,665,302
60 State of Play   Universal 24 April £5,606,961
61 Seven Pounds   Sony 16 Jan £5,573,964
62 Paul Blart: Mall Cop   Sony 20 March £5,489,958
63 Saw VI   Lionsgate 23 Oct £5,412,140
64 Nativity   E1 27 Nov £5,173,891
65 The Young Victoria   Momentum 6 March £5,110,635
66 The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3   Sony 31 July £5,040,598
67 (500) Days of Summer   20th Century Fox 4 Sept £5,003,729
68 Harry Brown   Lionsgate 13 Nov £4,545,729
69 Planet 51   Entertainment 4 Dec £4,439,111
70 The Men Who Stare at Goats   Momentum 6 Nov £4,410,760
71 The Haunting in Connecticut   Entertainment 27 March £4,164,489
72 The Ghosts of Girlfriends Past   Entertainment 1 May £4,163,059
73 I Love You, Man   Paramount 17 April £4,151,764
74 The Imaginarium of Dr Parnassus   Lionsgate 16 Oct £3,924,019
75 Defiance   Momentum 9 Jan £3,804,630
76 The Unborn   Universal 27 Feb £3,768,330
77 Beverly Hills Chihuahua   Disney 16 Jan £3,706,016
78 Funny People   Universal 28 August £3,600,803
79 Revolutionary Road   Paramount 30 Jan £3,590,348
80 Zombieland   Sony 9 Oct £3,516,710
81 The Pink Panther 2   Sony 13 Feb £3,243,283
82 Surrogates   Disney 25 Sept £3,151,373
83 Dorian Gray   Momentum 11 Sept £2,974,551
84 Julie & Julia   Sony 11 Sept £2,918,407
85 Duplicity   Universal 20 March £2,875,956
86 Year One   Sony 26 June £2,874,507
87 Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant   Universal 23 Oct £2,784,949
88 Notorious   20th Century Fox 13 Feb £2,764,810
89 Where the Wild Things Are   Warner Bros. 11 Dec £2,760,651
90 Vicky Cristina Barcelona   Optimum 6 Feb £2,672,462
91 Nine   Entertainment 18 Dec £2,660,682
92 Coco Before Chanel   Optimum 31 July £2,626,810
93 Orphan   Optimum 7 August £2,595,078
94 Underworld: Rise of the Lycans   Entertainment 23 Jan £2,560,641
95 Race to Witch Mountain   Disney 10 April £2,545,316
96 The Wrestler   Optimum 16 Jan £2,543,769
97 The Fourth Kind   Entertainment 6 Nov £2,430,265
98 The Spirit   Lionsgate 2 Jan £2,413,718
99 Friday the 13th   Paramount 13 Feb £2,251,626
100 The Damned United   Sony 27 March £2,240,103
Source: Rentrak

 

Top 100 films in UK cinemas 2008

  Film UK distributor UK release date 2008 UK opening weekend box-office (inc. any previews) Total UK + Eire box-office 2008
1 Mamma Mia! The Movie Universal 10 July £6,594,058 £69,165,117*
2 Quantum of Solace Sony 31 Oct £15,384,217 £50,960,172*
3 The Dark Knight Warner Bros. 25 July £11,191,824 £48,686,653
4 Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull Paramount 23 May £12,227,799 £40,180,000
5 Sex and the City: The Movie Entertainment 30 May £8,767,265 £26,427,325
6 Hancock Sony 4 July £9,589,095 £24,718,240
7 WALL-E Disney 18 July £4,253,736 £22,772,297
8 High School Musical 3: Senior Year Disney 24 Oct £8,409,375 £22,746,074
9 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa Paramount 5 Dec £6,342,997 £21,225,321*
10 Kung Fu Panda Paramount 4 July £6,069,679 £20,044,240
  Top 10 films       £346,925,439
11 Iron Man Paramount 2 May £5,465,103 £17,217,944
12 The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian Disney 27 June £4,060,532 £11,653,554
13 The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor Universal 8 Aug £4,434,650 £11,421,649
14 Sweeney Todd Warner Bros. 25 Jan £4,525,246 £10,967,730
15 The Spiderwick Chronicles Paramount 21 March £2,555,791 £10,591,453
16 Step Up 2: The Streets Universal 21 March £2,358,003 £10,541,853
17 Four Christmases Entertainment 28 Nov £2,275,585 £10,251,674
18 Wanted Universal 27 June £3,814,055 £9,744,017
19 Juno 20th Century Fox 8 Feb £2,002,120 £9,741,749
20 Cloverfield Paramount 1 Feb £3,485,956 £9,496,819
21 Twilight E1 Films 19 Dec £2,508,422 £9,280,332*
22 National Treasure: Book of Secrets Disney 8 Feb £2,483,297 £8,845,999
23 Yes Man Warner Bros. 26 Dec £2,331,490 £8,657,360*
24 Jumper 20th Century Fox 15 Feb £3,068,803 £8,640,401
25 Tropic Thunder Paramount 19 Sept £2,483,568 £8,605,733
26 Horton Hears A Who 20th Century Fox 21 March £2,947,089 £8,578,871
27 The Incredible Hulk Universal 13 June £3,253,723 £8,293,520
28 What Happens in Vegas 20th Century Fox 9 May £1,263,093 £7,931,607
29 Burn After Reading Universal 17 Oct £2,045,565 £7,738,954
30 Forgetting Sarah Marshall Universal 25 April £2,144,038 £7,672,407
31 Hellboy II: The Golden Army Universal 22 Aug £2,969,602 £7,591,718
32 The Day the Earth Stood Still 20th Century Fox 12 Dec £2,752,132 £7,228,730*
33 No Country for Old Men Paramount 18 Jan £1,257,183 £7,148,282
34 The Duchess Pathe 5 Sept £1,402,200 £7,119,399
35 Bedtime Stories Disney 26 Dec £1,551,605 £7,080,757*
36 27 Dresses 20th Century Fox 28 March £1,752,897 £6,737,836
37 Ghost Town Paramount 24 Oct £1,347,678 £6,516,256
38 Saw V Lionsgate 24 Oct £2,436,817 £6,416,123
39 Taken 20th Century Fox 26 Sept £1,165,986 £6,384,429
40 Step Brothers Sony 29 Aug £1,681,492 £6,356,043
41 Australia 20th Century Fox 26 Dec £1,294,414 £5,992,406*
42 Vantage Point Sony 7 March £1,454,636 £5,861,159
43 10,000 BC Warner Bros. 14 March £1,932,539 £5,760,023
44 21 Sony 11 April £1,649,855 £5,509,889
45 Angus, Thongs & Perfect Snogging Paramount 25 July £929,246 £5,439,585
46 You Don't Mess with the Zohan Sony 15 Aug £1,520,637 £5,306,828
47 Wild Child Universal 15 Aug £1,177,472 £5,165,848
48 Rocknrolla Warner Bros. 5 Sept £1,565,439 £5,120,315
49 The Other Boleyn Girl Universal 7 March £954,994 £4,889,334
50 In Bruges Universal 7 March £343,760 £4,883,941
51 Changeling Universal 28 Nov £1,225,548 £4,853,705
52 Get Smart Warner Bros. 22 Aug £1,542,005 £4,841,102
53 The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep Sony 8 Feb £760,340 £4,820,780
54 There Will Be Blood Paramount 8 Feb £215,490 £4,705,348
55 Aliens V. Predator: Requiem 20th Century Fox 18 Jan £1,970,363 £4,686,527
56 Charlie Wilson's War Universal 11 Jan £1,332,932 £4,655,534
57 The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas Disney 12 Sept £513,653 £4,500,125
58 The Bank Job Lionsgate 29 Feb £951,013 £4,451,289
59 The Strangers Universal 29 Aug £1,250,624 £4,355,148
60 The Game Plan Disney 7 March £767,143 £4,251,765
61 Son of Rambow Optimum 4 April £897,089 £4,189,524
62 How to Lose Friends and Alienate People Paramount 3 Oct £1,154,607 £4,088,004
63 The Happening 20th Century Fox 13 June £1,632,055 £4,058,506
64 The Women Entertainment 12 Sept £865,310 £4,013,775
65 Nim's Island Universal 2 May £820,218 £3,956,318
66 Space Chimps Entertainment 1 Aug £563,543 £3,903,481
67 Pineapple Express Sony 12 Sept £1,372,911 £3,874,442
68 Be Kind Rewind Pathe 22 Feb £1,388,146 £3,862,708
69 Journey to the Centre of the Earth Entertainment 11 July £953,878 £3,768,967
70 Igor Momentum 10 Oct £56,177 £3,762,432
71 Inkheart Entertainment 12 Dc £700,146 £3,718,607*
72 Over Her Dead Body Entertainment 1 Feb £995,690 £3,436,743
73 Adulthood Pathe 20 June £1,203,319 £3,348,834
74 Eagle Eye Paramount 17 Oct £1,096,777 £3,334,320
75 Penelope Momentum 1 Feb £769,840 £3,289,723
76 Meet the Spartans 20th Century Fox 21 March £1,140,100 £3,219,051
77 Rambo Sony 22 Feb £1,247,195 £3,171,428
78 Disaster Movie Momentum 5 Sept £925,655 £3,119,925
79 Star Wars: The Clone Wars Warner Bros. 15 Aug £895,300 £3,065,936
80 The House Bunny Sony 10 Oct £894,188 £3,034,451
81 Body of Lies Warner Bros. 21 Nov £991,979 £2,999,953*
82 Definitely Maybe Universal 8 Feb £698,041 £2,912,583
83 Superhero Movie Momentum 6 June £851,353 £2,713,860
84 Mirrors 20th Century Fox 10 Oct £834,092 £2,691,792
85 Transporter 3 Icon 5 Dec £958,615 £2,565,927*
86 My Best Friend's Girl Lionsgate 21 Nov £911,355 £2,531,455
87 The Accidental Husband Momentum 29 Feb £703,631 £2,515,715
88 Righteous Kill Lionsgate 26 Sept £768,803 £2,507,877
89 Zack and Miri Make A Porno Entertainment 14 Nov £798,205 £2,451,673
90 Max Payne 20th Century Fox 14 Nov £1,004,995 £2,416,761
91 Fool's Gold Warner Bros. 18 April £975,498 £2,399,040
92 Made of Honour Sony 2 May £749,611 £2,377,125
93 The Tale of Despereaux Universal 19 Dec £560,870 £2,277,754*
94 X-Files: I Want To Believe 20th Century Fox 1 Aug £887,209 £2,270,896
95 Drillbit Taylor Paramount 28 March £724,738 £2,245,790
96 Never Back Down Momentum 4 April £845,530 £2,163,597
97 Semi-Pro Entertainment 29 Feb £774,698 £2,100,718
98 Death Race Universal 26 Sept £683,038 £2,073,080
99 The Eye Lionsgate 25 April £704,655 £2,026,155
100 The Bucket List Warner Bros. 15 Feb £602,248 £2,006,120
Source: Nielsen EDI
Films opening in UK cinemas 4 Jan 2008 - 1 Jan 2009
* Still on UK cinema release at end of 2008

 

Top 100 films in UK cinemas 2007

  Film UK distributor UK cinema release date UK box-office gross
 
1 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Warner Bros. 13 July 2007 £49,433,227
2 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End Disney 25 May £40,240,402
3 The Simpsons Movie 20th Century Fox 27 July £38,658,895
4 Shrek the Third Paramount 29 June £38,620,908
5 Spider-Man 3 Sony 4 May £33,552,919
6 Ratatouille Disney 12 Oct £24,771,883
7 The Golden Compass Entertainment 5 Dec £24,657,698
8 The Bourne Ultimatum Universal 17 Aug £23,724,423
9 Transformers Paramount 27 July £23,263,920
10 Mr Bean's Holiday Universal 30 March £22,109,030
11 I Am Legend Warner Bros. 26 Dec £21,955,870
12 Hot Fuzz Universal 16 Feb £20,988,640
13 Enchanted Disney 14 Dec £15,011,387
14 Stardust Paramount 19 Oct £14,855,712
15 300 Warner Bros. 23 March £14,215,101
16 Die Hard 4.0 20th Century Fox 6 July £13,890,244
17 Ocean's Thirteen Warner Bros. 8 June £13,137,192
18 Hairspray Entertainment 20 July £12,551,628
19 Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer 20th Century Fox 15 June £12,380,631
20 Atonement Universal 7 Sept £11,643,217
21 Charlotte's Web Paramount 9 Feb £11,079,093
22 Run, Fat Boy, Run Entertainment 7 Sept £11,011,212
23 Rush Hour 3 Entertainment 10 Aug £10,398,926
24 American Gangster Universal 16 Nov £9,621,364
25 The Pursuit of Happyness Sony 12 Jan £9,617,278
26 St. Trinian's Entertainment 21 Dec £9,231,413 *
27 Music and Lyrics Warner Bros. 9 Feb £9,102,001
28 Rocky Balboa 20th Century Fox 19 Jan £8,846,299
29 Knocked Up Universal 24 Aug £8,265,701
30 Bee Movie Paramount 14 Dec £8,239,142 *
31 Blood Diamond Warner Bros. 26 Jan £7,530,025
32 Beowulf Warner Bros. 16 Nov £7,253,265
33 Alvin and the Chipmunks 20th Century Fox 21 Dec £7,140,299
34 Miss Potter Momentum 5 Jan £6,909,706
35 Fred Claus Warner Bros. 30 Nov £6,820,511
36 Saw IV Lionsgate 26 Oct £6,518,644
37 Superbad Sony 14 Sept £6,514,221
38 Wild Hogs Disney 13 April £5,985,702
39 Blades of Glory Paramount 16 April £5,926,458
40 Notes on a Scandal 20th Century Fox 2 Feb £5,892,412
41 Evan Almighty Universal 3 Aug £5,837,594
42 Norbit Paramount 9 March £5,746,864
43 The Last King of Scotland 20th Century Fox 12 Jan £5,680,951
44 Arthur and the Invisibles Momentum 2 Feb £5,464,629
45 28 Weeks Later 20th Century Fox 11 May £5,350,158
46 P. S. I Love You Momentum 21 Dec £5,229,102 *
47 Epic Movie 20th Century Fox 9 Feb £5,162,705
48 Elizabeth: The Golden Age Universal 2 Nov £5,009,289
49 The Heartbreak Kid Paramount 5 Oct £4,833,708
50 Bridge to Terabithia Icon 4 May £4,753,970
51 Ghost Rider Sony 9 Nov £4,526,781
52 Good Luck Chuck Lionsgate 9 Nov £4,526,781
53 Surf's Up Sony 10 Aug £4,483,875
54 30 Days of Night Icon 2 Nov £4,461,479
55 Meet the Robinsons Disney 30 March £4,438,370
56 I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry Universal 21 Sept £4,124,149
57 Apocalypto Icon 5 Jan £4,114,838
58 Premonition Entertainment 16 March £4,060,248
59 Bratz Momentum 17 Aug £4,009,827
60 The Number 23 Entertainment 23 Feb £3,976,328
61 Becoming Jane Disney 9 March £3,779,976
62 Dreamgirls Paramount 2 Feb £3,730,971
63 Zodiac Warner Bros. 18 May £3,648,288
64 Hitman 20th Century Fox 30 Nov £3,644,734 *
65 Employee of the Month Lionsgate 5 Jan £3,607,411
66 Fracture Entertainment 20 April £3,348,086
67 Sunshine 20th Century Fox 6 April £3,233,035
68 1408 Paramount 31 Aug £3,227,682
69 Smokin' Aces Universal 12 Jan £3,158,221
70 TMNT Warner Bros. 23 March £2,865,274
71 The Kingdom Universal 5 Oct £2,858,126
72 Babel Paramount 19 Jan £2,751,729/td>
73 The Lives of Others Lionsgate 13 April £2,700,311
74 Hannibal Rising Momentum 9 Feb £2,684,397
75 Resident Evil: Extinction Sony 12 Oct £6,820,511
76 Rendition Entertainment 26 Oct £2,551,069
77 Next Entertainment 19 Oct £2,462,029
78 Wedding Daze Pathe 1 June £2,393,129
79 Shooter Paramount 13 April £2,318,568
80 Amazing Grace Momentum 23 March £2,277,142
81 The Illusionist Momentum 2 March £2,193,362
82 Eastern Promises Pathe 26 Oct £2,133,388
83 Michael Clayton Pathe 28 Sept £2,067,500
84 Alpha Dog Icon 20 April £2,060,729
85 Mr Magorium's Wonder Emporium Icon 14 Dec £2,019,594 *
86 The Kite Runner Paramount 28 Dec £1,933,481 *
87 The Good Shepherd Universal 23 Feb £1,929,219
88 Vacancy Sony 15 June £1,901,486
89 Halloween Paramount 28 Sept £1,810,016
90 Hostel 2 Sony 29 June £1,785,569
91 Balls of Fury Universal 28 Dec £1,785,383 *
92 We Own the Night Universal 14 Dec £1,756,957 *
93 Disturbia Paramount 14 Sept £1,753,177
94 The Painted Veil Momentum 27 April £1,694,650
95 Outlaw Pathe 9 March £1,613,508
96 La Vie en Rose Icon 22 June £1,579,950
97 The Hills Have Eyes 2 20th Century Fox 30 March £1,570,646
98 3:10 to Yuma Lionsgate 14 Sept £1,562,453
99 White Noise 2: The Light Entertainment 5 Jan £1,533,214
100 Mr Woodcock Entertainment 28 Sept £1,5432,115
* still on cinema release at end of 2007

 

Top 100 films in UK cinemas 2006

 
  Film UK distributor Total UK box-office gross 2005
 
1 Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest BVI (UK) £52,515,550
2 Casino Royale Sony Pictures £50,734,856
3 The Da Vinci Code Sony Pictures £30,424,412
4 Ice Age II 20th Century Fox £29,450,361
5 Borat 20th Century Fox £23,995,890
6 X-Men 3 20th Century Fox £19,130,679
7 Cars BVI (UK) £16,447,561
8 Superman Returns Warner Bros. £16,124,112
9 Mission:Impossible 3 UIP (UK) £15,450,527
10 Happy Feet Warner Bros. £15,340,314
11 The Devil Wears Prada 20th Century Fox £13,881,237
12 Chicken Little BVI (UK) £13,509,094
13 Over The Hedge UIP (UK) £13,078,004
14 The Departed Entertainment £12,679,370
15 The Holiday Universal Pictures £11,033,871
16 Night At The Museum 20th Century Fox £10,970,285
17 The Break Up UIP (UK) £10,260,624
18 Walk The Line 20th Century Fox £10,140,827
19 Brokeback Mountain Entertainment £10,083,223
20 Flushed Away Paramount £9,238,519
21 Big Momma's House 2 20th Century Fox £9,193,478
22 Final Destination 3 Entertainment £9,010,395
23 Saw III Lions Gate UK £8,555,275
24 The Chronicles Of Narnia BVI (UK) £8,255,453
25 The Inside Man UIP (UK) £8,146,437
26 You, Me & Dupree UIP (UK) £8,066,613
27 Click Sony Pictures £7,905,077
28 The Queen Pathe £7,702,380
29 Open Season Sony Pictures £7,441,797
30 Miami Vice UIP (UK) £67,369,452
31 Memoirs Of A Geisha BVI (UK) £7,130,880
32 Fun With Dick And Jane Sony Pictures £7,017,820
33 Stormbreaker Entertainment £6,786,989
34 Monster House Sony Pictures £6,556,494
35 Garfield 2 20th Century Fox £6,490,912
36 The Santa Clause 3 BVI (UK) £6,222,214
37 King Kong UIP (UK) £6,156,158
38 The Pink Panther 20th Century Fox £6,032,506
39 Just Friends Momentum Pictures £5,919,130
40 Scary Movie 4 BVI (UK) £5,866,524
41 Hoodwinked Momentum Pictures £5,807,736
42 Fast & The Furious:Tokyo Drift UIP (UK) £5,706,777
43 Jarhead UIP (UK) £5,374,041
44 Date Movie 20th Century Fox £4,981,456
45 Munich UIP (UK) £4,923,594
46 The Children Of Men Universal Pictures £4,848,007
47 Eragon 20th Century Fox £4,816,315
48 World Trade Center UIP (UK) £4,810,157
49 She's The Man Entertainment £4,610,561
50 Lucky Number Slevin Entertainment £4,570,868
51 Barnyard: The Original Party Paramount £4,512,850
52 Step Up UIP (UK) £4,402,324
53 The Omen 20th Century Fox £4,343,080
54 Zathura Sony Pictures £4,320,924
55 The Wild BVI (UK) £4,277,520
56 Little Man Sony Pictures £4,269,802
57 Hostel Sony Pictures £4,204,612
58 Snakes On A Plane Entertainment £4,191,807
59 Deja Vu BVI (UK) £4,168,375
60 History Boys 20th Century Fox £4,033,055
61 The Wind That Shakes The Barley Pathe £3,906,765
62 Nacho Libre UIP (UK) £3,857,846
63 John Tucker Must Die 20th Century Fox £3,849,648
64 Syriana Warner Bros. £3,821,207
65 Poseidon Warner Bros. £3,672,606
66 Silent Hill Pathe £3,608,076
67 V For Vendetta Warner Bros. £3,583,954
68 The Hills Have Eyes 20th Century Fox £3,563,459
69 The Prestige Warner Bros. £3,470,990
70 Talladega Nights:The Ballad Of Sony Pictures £3,291,652
71 Little Miss Sunshine 20th Century Fox £3,226,677
72 Underworld: Evolution Entertainment £3,209,993
73 Failure To Launch UIP (UK) £2,961,028
74 The Shaggy Dog BVI (UK) £2,941,628
75 Super Ex-Girlfriend 20th Century Fox £2,917,468
76 Cheaper By The Dozen 2 20th Century Fox £2,907,891
77 Volver Pathe £2,865,981
78 United 93 UIP (UK) £2,829,563
79 Lakehouse Warner Bros. £2,811,308
80 Just Like Heaven UIP (UK) £2,769,253
81 Prime Momentum Pictures £2,745,956
82 Rumour Has It Warner Bros. £2,490,184
83 Match Point Icon £2,468,373
84 Good Night, And Good Luck Lions Gate UK £2,443,545
85 Derailed BVI (UK) £2,304,478
86 16 Blocks Warner Bros. £2,261,216
87 Take The Lead Entertainment £2,257,404
88 American Dreamz UIP (UK) £2,210,423
89 Alien Autopsy Warner Bros. £2,180,274
90 The Guardian BVI (UK) £2,125,868
91 The Grudge 2 UIP (UK) 2,066,943
92 Just My Luck 20th Century Fox £2,066,217
93 Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna Yash Raj Films £2,061,301
94 March Of The Penguins Warner Bros. £2,052,976
95 The Sentinel 20th Century Fox £2,049,555
96 Tenacious D Entertainment £2,049,063
97 Confetti 20th Century Fox £2,041,566
98 An American Haunting Lions Gate UK £2,018,564
99 Get Rich Or Die Trying UIP (UK) £2,014,484
100 Ant Bully Warner Bros. £2,006,125
  Total box-office top 100 films 2006   £733,470,669
  Source: Nielsen ED    

 

Top 100 films in UK cinemas 2005

  Film UK distributor Total UK box-office gross 2005
 
1 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Warner Bros. £48,360,838 *
2 The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe BVI (UK) £41,918,474 *
3 Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith 20th Century Fox £39,433,983
4 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Warner Bros. £37,462,140
5 Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-rabbit UIP (UK) £32,007,310
6 War of the Worlds UIP (UK) £30,648,315
7 King Kong (UIP) UK £29,365,148 *
8 Meet the Fockers UIP (UK) £28,925,095
9 Madagascar UIP (UK) £22,654,878
10 Hitch Sony £17,393,848
11 Nanny McPhee (UIP) UK £16,492,769
12 Batman Begins Warner Bros. £16,420,140
13 Pride & Prejudice UIP (UK) £14,568,128
14 Mr & Mrs Smith 20th Century Fox £13,591,681
15 Wedding Crashers Entertainment £13,163,614
16 Fantastic Four 20th Century Fox £12,708,024
17 Ocean£ Twelve Warner Bros. £12,576,177
18 Robots 20th Century Fox £12,481,216
19 The Hitchhiker£ Guide to the Galaxy BVI (UK) £10,669,714
20 Valiant Entertainment £8,516,938
21 Closer Sony £8,493,083
22 Kingdom of Heaven 20th Century Fox £7,768,072
23 The 40 year-old Virgin UIP (UK) £7,459,713
24 The Interpreter UIP (UK) £7,302,274
25 Saw II Entertainment £7,254,688
26 Sin City BVI (UK) £7,114,868
27 Herbie: Fully Loaded BVI (UK) £6,708,320
28 Constantine Warner Bros. £6,682,530
29 White Noise Entertainment £6,456,405
30 Monster-in-Law Entertainment £6,328,903
31 Flight Plan BVI (UK) £6,240,052
32 Crash Pathé £5,993,068
33 The Magic Roundabout Pathé £5,959,569
34 Racing Stripes Momentum £5,773,534
35 Spongebob Squarepants UIP (UK) £5,654,752
36 Million Dollar Baby Entertainment £5,401,391
37 Cheaper by the Dozen 2 20th Century Fox £5,398,254
38 Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Dangerous Warner Bros. £5,397,684
39 The Ring Two UIP (UK) £5,329,090
40 Just Like Heaven UIP (UK) £5,156,280
41 The Island Warner Bros. £5,143,836
42 The Amityville Horror 20th Century Fox £5,105,429
43 The Constant Gardener UIP (UK) £5,051,555 *
44 Team America: World Police UIP (UK) £4,987,784
45 Tim Burton£ Corpse Bride Warner Bros. £4,852,995
46 Sahara UIP (UK) £4,831,786
47 Bewitched Sony £4,620,308
48 The Dukes of Hazzard Warner Bros. £4,556,027
49 The Longest Yard Sony £4,523,408
50 In Her Shoes 20th Century Fox £4,405,938
51 The Pacifier BVI (UK) £4,348,246
52 Be Cool 20th Century Fox £4,256,614
53 The Legend of Zorro Sony £4,062,844
54 Hostage Entertainment £4,032,535
55 Shall We Dance£ BVI (UK) £4,008,259
56 The Wedding Date Entertainment £3,959,027
57 Sideways 20th Century Fox £3,856,116
58 Hide and Seek 20th Century Fox £3,815,201
59 A History of Violence Entertainment £3,756,039
60 The Exorcism of Emily Rose Sony £3,728,263
61 Red Eye UIP (UK) £3,548,848
62 Mrs Henderson Presents Pathé £3,333,215 *
63 Son of the Mask Entertainment £3,270,157
64 Are We There Yet£ Sony £3,225,161
65 Kinky Boots BVI (UK) £3,028,257
66 House of Wax Warner Bros. £2,939,345
67 The Producers Sony £2,821,470 *
68 Serenity UIP (UK) £2,739,837
69 Alexander Warner Bros. £2,729,869
70 The Descent Pathé £2,717,923
71 XXX: State of the Union Sony £2,704,054
72 The Skeleton Key UIP (UK) £2,661,438
73 Oliver Twist Pathé £2,582,764
74 Four Brothers UIP (UK) £2,515,058
75 Lord of War Momentum £2,474,753
76 The Brothers Grimm BVI (UK) £2,419,354
77 Vera Drake Momentum £2,377,598
78 March of the Penguins Warner Bros. £2,373,787 *
79 Adventures of Shark Boy and Lava Girl in 3D Sony £2,359,683
80 Guess Who 20th Century Fox £2,284,354
81 Cinderella Man BVI (UK) £2,271,422
82 Ray UIP (UK) £2,258,658
83 Land of the Dead UIP (UK) £2,255,321
84 Boogeyman UIP (UK) £2,184,404
85 Sky High BVI (UK) £2,133,929
86 Goal! BVI (UK) £2,111,376
87 Revolver Redbus £2,089,721
88 Assault on Precinct 13 Entertainment £2,010,099
89 Broken Flowers Momentum £1,934,617
90 Downfall Momentum £1,903,407
91 Creep Pathé £1,849,345
92 Into the Blue 20th Century Fox £1,766,403
93 Keeping Mum Entertainment £1,711,971
94 The Cave Entertainment £1,695,517
95 Wolf Creek Optimum £1,681,422
96 Kiss Kiss Bang Bang Warner Bros. £1,627,011
97 Elizabethtown UIP (UK) £1,606,812
98 Hotel Rwanda Entertainment £1,597,912
99 Coach Carter UIP (UK) £1,595,043
100 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou BVI (UK) £1,594,643
  Total box-office top 100 films 2005   £768,119,128
  Total box-office ALL films 2005   £840,352,231
 
* still on UK theatrical release at end of 2005

 

Top 100 films in UK cinemas 2004

Pos Film Distibutor UK release date 2004 Total UK gross box-office Jan–Dec 2004
1 Shrek 2 UIP 2 July £48,104,138
2 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Warner Bros. 4 June £46,077,489
3 Bridget Jones: Edge of Reason UIP 12 Nov £35,942,287
4 The Incredibles Buena Vista Int. (UK) 19 Nov £29,281,781
5 Spider-Man 2 Columbia triStar 16 July £26,716,429
6 The Day After Tomorrow 20 th Century Fox 28 May £25,212,419
7 Shark Tale UIP 15 Oct £22,816,336
8 troy Warner Bros. 14 May £18,002,561
9 I, Robot 20 th Century Fox 6 Aug £17,981,834
10 Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed Warner Bros. 2 April £16,490,226
11 Van Helsing UIP 7 May £15,147,178
12 Starsky & Hutch BVI (UK) 12 March £12,601,186
13 The Last Samurai Warner Bros. 9 Jan £11,897,193
14 The Bourne Supremacy UIP 13 Aug £11,555,913
15 The Passion of the Christ Icon 12 March £11,078,861
16 School of Rock UIP 6 Feb £10,498,167
17 Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events UIP 17 Dec £10,329,886
18 The Village BVI (UK) 20 Aug £10,312,168
19 Lost in translation Momentum 9 Jan £10,057,131
20 Dodgeball: A true Underdog Story 20 th Century Fox 27 Aug £10,030,463
21 Garfield 20 th Century Fox 30 July £9,525,911
22 Kill Bill: Vol.2 BVI (UK) 23 April £9,164,398
23 Scary Movie 3 BVI (UK) 23 Jan £9,056,215
24 The Polar Express Warner Bros. 3 Dec £8,722,732
25 Collateral UIP 17 Sept £8,365,587
26 The Haunted Mansion BVI (UK) 13 Feb £8,223,436
27 Along Came Polly UIP 27 Feb £8,068,412
28 The Grudge UIP 5 Nov £7,838,354
29 50 First Dates Columbia triStar 9 April £7,764,421
30 The Cat in the Hat UIP 2 April £7,594,057
31 The Phantom of the Opera Entertainment 10 Dec £7,211,386
32 Wimbledon UIP 24 Sept £7,171,111
33 King Arthur BVI (UK) 30 July £7,073,768
34 Cheaper by the Dozen 20 th Century Fox 13 Feb £7,027,301
35 Something’s Gotta Give Warner Bros. 6 Feb £7,022,858
36 Saw Entertainment 1 Oct £6,847,493
37 Shaun of the Dead UIP 9 April £6,692,683
38 Fahrenheit 9/11 Optimum 9 July £6,545,552
39 Blade: trinity Entertainment 10 Dec £6,378,168
40 The Terminal UIP 3 Sept £6,335,414
41 Big Fish Columbia triStar 23 Jan £6,062,738
42 Dawn of the Dead Entertainment 26 March £5,556,116
43 Mean Girls UIP 18 June £5,508,676
44 Open Water Redbus 10 Sept £5,485,381
45 Gothika Columbia triStar 2 April £5,459,880
46 Thunderbirds UIP 23 July £5,434,438
47 Looney Tunes: Back in Action Warner Bros. 13 Feb £5,386,619
48 13 Going On 30 Columbia triStar 6 Aug £5,172,679
49 Bride and Prejudice Pathé 8 Oct £5,172,668
50 Alien V Predator 20 th Century Fox 22 Oct £5,146,342
51 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Momentum 30 April £5,039,354
52 National treasure BVI (UK) 24 Dec £4,761,650
53 Alfie UIP 22 Oct £4,712,686
54 Mona Lisa Smile Columbia triStar 12 March £4,579,387
55 Layer Cake Columbia triStar 1 Oct £4,449,216
56 Around the World in 80 Days Entertainment 9 Sept £4,151,895
57 The Stepford Wives UIP 30 July £4,124,564
58 Christmas with the Kranks Columbia triStar 3 Dec £3,990,015
59 Princess Diaries 2: A Royal Engagement BVI (UK) 15 Oct £3,964,359
60 Girl With A Pearl Earring Pathé 16 Jan £3,842,409
61 A Cinderella Story Warner Bros. 20 Aug £3,839,392
62 Hero BVI (UK) 24 Sept £3,806,873
63 White Chicks Columbia triStar 15 Oct £3,546,605
64 Finding Neverland BVI (UK) 29 Oct £3,440,885
65 Stuck on You 20 th Century Fox 2 Jan £3,416,009
66 Honey UIP 12 March £3,256,749
67 Hellboy Columbia triStar 3 Sept £3,139,277
68 The Chronicles of Riddick UIP 27 Aug £3,007,232
69 Ladies in Lavender Entertainment 12 Nov £2,865,415
70 The Motorcycle Diaries Pathé 27 Aug £2,705,529
71 Paycheck UIP 16 Jan £2,592,942
72 21 Grams Icon 5 March £2,575,943
73 Monster Metrodome 2 April £2,534,098
74 Bad Santa Columbia triStar 5 Nov £2,509,297
75 Man on Fire 20 th Century Fox 8 Oct £2,363,463
76 Secret Window Columbia triStar 30 April £2,332,958
77 House of Flying Daggers Pathé 24 Dec £2,260,767
78 The Butterfly Effect Icon 16 April £2,163,231
79 The Forgotten Columbia triStar 26 Nov £2,139,826
80 The Rundown Columbia triStar 26 March £2,120,634
81 The Ladykillers BVI (UK) 25 June £2,080,374
82 The Manchurian Candidate UIP 19 Nov £2,053,986
83 Veer Zaara Yash Raj 12 Nov £1,982,254
84 Resident Evil: Apocalypse Columbia triStar 8 Oct £1,968,834
85 After the Sunset Entertainment 19 Nov £1,781,784
86 Runaway Jury 20 th Century Fox 16 Jan £1,723,317
87 The Girl Next Door 20 th Century Fox 16 April £1,687,935
88 Tooth Redbus 13 Feb £1,681,350
89 Home on the Range BVI (UK) 6 Aug £1,659,167
90 Godsend Pathé 2 July £1,607,465
91 Anchorman UIP 10 Sept £1,592,549
92 The Missing Columbia triStar 27 Feb £1,579,088
93 5 Children & It Pathé 15 Oct £1,574,597
94 Man About Dog Redbus 1 Oct £1,450,475
95 Catwoman Warner Bros. 13 Aug £1,405,675
96 The Prince & Me Icon 16 July £1,400,612
97 Bad Education Pathé 21 May £1,350,121
98 Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow UIP 1 Oct £1,342,191
99 Two Brothers Pathé 23 July £1,270,758
100 Taxi 20 th Century Fox 19 Nov £1,260,786
  Top 100 films:     £739,834,418
The top 100 films generated 89% of total UK market box-office receipts in 2004, the top 10 films alone generated 34.5%

Some titles still on UK theatrical release at end of 2004

Source: Nielsen EDI

 

Top 100 films in UK cinemas 2002

Pos Film UK distributor UK release date 2002 Total UK box-office gross 2002
1 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Warner Bros 15 Nov 50,799,921*
2 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers Entertainment 20 Dec 38,403,392*
3 Monsters, Inc. Buena Vista Int. 8 Feb 37,687,829
4 Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones 20th Century Fox 17 May 37,427,990
5 Die Another Day 20th Century Fox 20 Nov 33,789,702*
6 Spider-Man Columbia triStar 14 Jun 28,729,833
7 Ocean's Eleven Warner Bros 15 Feb 26,361,443
8 Austin Powers in Goldmember Entertainment 26 Jul 23,428,992
9 Men in Black II Columbia triStar 2 Aug 22,164,244
10 Scooby-Doo Warner Bros 12 Jul 21,552,784
11 Minority Report 20th Century Fox 5 Jul 20,622,910
12 About A Boy UIP 26 Apr 16,923,207
13 Signs Buena Vista Int. 13 Sept 16,186,153
14 Ice Age 20th Century Fox 22 Mar 14,970,631
15 My Big Fat Greek Wedding Entertainment 20 Sept 13,569,577*
16 Lilo & Stitch Buena Vista Int. 4 Oct 13,025,297*
17 Gosford Park Entertainment 1 Feb 12,259,248
18 Bend It Like Beckham Helkon SK 12 Apr 11,551,538
19 xXx Columbia triStar 18 Oct 11,507,947
20 Stuart Little 2 Columbia triStar 19 Jul 11,140,176
21 Ali G Inda House UIP 22 Mar 10,296,604
22 Red Dragon UIP 11 Oct 9,594,844
23 Vanilla Sky UIP 25 Jan 9,523,575
24 Blade 2 Entertainment 29 Mar 9,118,147
25 The Panic Room Columbia triStar 3 May 8,307,312
26 A Beautiful Mind UIP 22 Feb 8,033,608
27 The Bourne Identity UIP 6 Sept 7,848,011
28 The Santa Clause 2 Buena Vista Int. 29 Nov 7,721,995*
29 Road to Perdition 20th Century Fox 20 Sept 6,685,859
30 The Guru UIP 23 Aug 6,497,236
31 28 Days Later 20th Century Fox 1 Nov 6,238,016
32 Black Hawk Down Columbia triStar 18 Jan 5,804,106
33 Shallow Hal 20th Century Fox 1 Feb 5,757,943
34 Spy Kids 2 Buena Vista Int. 16 Aug 5,512,568
35 Crossroads Momentum 29 Mar 5,421,768
36 40 Days and 40 Nights UIP 31 May 5,233,622
37 Insomnia Buena Vista Int. 30 Aug 5,194,013
38 The Scorpion King UIP 19 Apr 5,144,006
39 The Sum of All Fears UIP 16 Aug 4,777,239
40 Rat Race Pathe 11 Jan 4,604,087
41 Ali Entertainment 15 Feb 4,473,530
42 Iris Buena Vista Int. 18 Jan 4,025,785
43 The Time Machine Warner Bros 31 May 3,864,791
44 Mr Deeds Columbia triStar 1 Nov 3,754,050*
45 Return to Neverland Buena Vista Int. 22 Mar 3,751,414
46 Sweet Home Alabama Buena Vista Int. 20 Dec 3,727,267*
47 Unfaithful 20th Century Fox 7 Jun 3,709,038
48 Eight Legged Freaks Warner Bros 9 Aug 3,429,984
49 The Importance of Being Earnest Buena Vista Int. 6 Sept 3,407,587
50 Reign of Fire Buena Vista Int. 23 Aug 3,365,742
51 The Royal Tenenbaums Buena Vista Int. 15 Mar 3,258,050
52 From Hell 20th Century Fox 8 Feb 3,108,522
53 Snow Dogs Buena Vista Int. 31 May 3,001,392
54 Changing Lanes UIP 1 Nov 2,950,885
55 Behind Enemy Lines 20th Century Fox 4 Jan 2,814,504
56 Resident Evil Pathe 12 Jul 2,760,469
57 Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius UIP 22 Mar 2,724,946
58 My Little Eye Momentum 4 Oct 2,693,396
59 The Mothman Prophecies Helkon SK 1 Mar 2,512,158
60 Murder by Numbers Warner Bros 28 Jun 2,367,607
61 Monster's Ball Entertainment 7 Jun 2,367,371
62 We Were Soldiers Icon 8 Mar 2,287,172
63 Monsoon Wedding FilmFour 4 Jan 2,270,404
64 Roadkill 20th Century Fox 26 Apr 2,269,295
65 The Sweetest Thing Columbia triStar 30 Aug 2,266,716
66 training Day Warner Bros 1 Feb 2,229,333
67 13 Ghosts Columbia triStar 15 Mar 2,116,583
68 E.T. (20th Anniversary) UIP 29 Mar 2,052,750
69 Dog Soldiers Pathe 10 May 2,050,308
70 Thunderpants Pathe 24 May 1,940,085
71 Don't Say A Word 20th Century Fox 22 Feb 1,853,818
72 Van Wilder Momentum 27 Sept 1,810,970
73 Anita & Me Icon 22 Nov 1,810,096*
74 Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron UIP 5 Jul 1,786,411
75 Not Another Teen Movie Columbia triStar 24 May 1,771,440
76 Long Time Dead UIP 18 Jan 1,770,437
77 Devdas Eros International 12 Jul 1,742,553
78 One Hour Photo 20th Century Fox 4 Oct 1,665,127
79 K-Pax FilmFour 12 Apr 1,588,410
80 The Quiet American Buena Vista Int. 29 Nov 1,575,128*
81 Showtime Warner Bros 3 May 1,567,275
82 Charlotte Gray FilmFour 22 Feb 1,567,185
83 Rabbit-Proof Fence Buena Vista Int. 8 Nov 1,489,181*
84 The Queen of the Damned Warner Bros 12 Apr 1,470,847
85 Bad Company Buena Vista Int. 12 Jul 1,465,928
86 Y Tu Mama Tambien Icon 12 Apr 1,418,866
87 The Count of Monte Cristo Buena Vista Int. 29 Mar 1,387,706
88 Donnie Darko Metrodome 25 Oct 1,383,989
89 Talk to Her Pathe 23 Aug 1,376,405
90 Hallowe'en Resurrection Buena Vista Int. 25 Oct 1,364,212
91 The Crocodile Hunter 20th Century Fox 26 Jul 1,327,588
92 The Shipping News Buena Vista Int. 1 Mar 1,273,631
93 Big Fat Liar UIP 28 Jun 1,236,381
94 Mulholland Drive Pathe 4 Jan 1,199,595
95 Lantana Winchester 16 Aug 1,147,613
96 Bowling for Columbine Momentum 15 Nov 1,129,070*
97 The One Columbia triStar 12 Apr 1,121,454
98 Like Mike Warner Bros 13 Dec 1,096,799*
99 24 Hour Party People Pathe 5 Apr 1,006,119
100 Boat trip Entertainment 4 Oct 1,005,410
  * Still on release in UK cinemas at end of 2002
Source: Nielsen ED
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