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

 

Top 20 films in UK cinemas 2003

  Film (UK certificate) UK distributor UK cinema release date 2003 UK cinema box-office 2003
1 Finding Nemo (U) BVI (UK) 3 Oct 37,305,425*
2 The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (12A) Entertainment 17 Dec 35,344,979*
3 The Matrix: Reloaded (15) Warner Bros. 23 May 33,292,898
4 Love Actually (15) UIP 21 Nov 30,824,521*
5 Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl (12A) BVI (UK) 8 Aug 28,171,721
6 The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (12A) Entertainment 20 Dec 2002 24,970,872 (2003 gross only)
7 Bruce Almighty (12A) BVI (UK) 27 June 23,642,290
8 X-Men 2 (12A) 20th Century Fox 2 May 20,604,154
9 Calendar Girls (12A) BVI (UK) 5 Sept 20,330,070*
10 Johnny English (PG) UIP 11 April 19,634,179
11 Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (12A) Columbia triStar 1 Aug 18,909,904
12 The Matrix: Revolutions (15) Warner Bros. 7 Nov 17,798,650
13 American Pie: The Wedding (15) UIP 15 Aug 17,011,925
14 Chicago (12A) BVI (UK) 26 Dec 2002 16,229,017 (2003 gross only)
15 Elf (PG) Entertainment 28 Nov 15,256,315*
16 Catch Me If You Can (12A) UIP 31 Jan 15,065,226
17 Two Weeks’ Notice (12A) Warner Bros. 7 Feb 13,524,795
18 8 Mile (15) UIP 17 Jan 13,254,845
19 Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle (12A) Columbia triStar 4 July 12,355,642
20 Kill Bill: Vol.1 (18) BVI (UK) 10 Oct 11,535,333

 

UK top 20 films 2001

Pos Film UK distributor UK release date (2001) UK box office gross
to end Dec 2001
1 Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (PG) Warner Bros. 16 Nov 63,251,429*
2 The Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring (PG) Entertainment 21 Dec 57,355,569*
3 Bridget Jones's Diary (15) UIP 13 Apr 42,007,008
4 Shrek (U) UIP 29 Jun 29,004,582
5 Cats and Dogs (PG) Warner Bros. 3 Aug 23,675,695
6 Hannibal (18) UIP 16 Feb 21,578,566
7 The Mummy Returns (12) UIP 18 May 20,390,060
8 Moulin Rouge (12) 20th Century Fox 7 Sep 18,338,701
9 Jurassic Park III (PG) UIP 20 Jul 18,307,718
10 American Pie 2 (15) UIP 12 Oct 18,258,034
11 What Women Want Icon 2 Feb 17,314,892
12 Planet of the Apes 20th Century Fox 17 Aug 17,028,425
13 Cast Away UIP 12 Jan 14,571,627
14 Pearl Harbor Buena Vista International (UK) 1 Jun 13,374,111
15 Lara Croft: Tomb Raider UIP 6 Jul 12,822,883
16 The Others BVI (UK) 2 Nov 11,878,220*
17 Rush Hour 2 Entertainment 3 Aug 11,152,027
18 Miss Congeniality Warner Bros. 23 Mar 10,791,525
19 Captain Corelli's Mandolin BVI (UK) 4 May 9,793,071
20 The Emperor's New Groove BVI (UK) 16 Feb 9,587,655
 
  * Still on release at end of 2001
Source: Nielsen EDI

 

UK top 20 films 2000

Pos Film UK distributor UK box office gross
to end Dec 2000
1 Toy Story 2 Buena Vista International (UK) 43,491,021
2 Gladiator UIP 30,907,687
3 Chicken Run Pathé 29,428,037
4 American Beauty UIP 21,340,511
5 Stuart Little Columbia triStar 17,828,403
6 Mission: Impossible II UIP 17,291,606
7 Billy Elliot UIP 16,661,492
8 X-Men 20th Century Fox 14,976,383
9 The Beach 20th Century Fox 13,332,236
10 Dinosaur Buena Vista International (UK) 13,219,265
11 What Lies Beneath 20th Century Fox 13,083,584
12 Snatch Columbia triStar 12,326,923
13 The Grinch UIP 11,393,599
14 Charlie's Angels Columbia triStar 11,143,821
15 Pokémon Warner Bros. 10,976,174
16 Erin Brockovich Columbia triStar 10,550,144
17 Final Destination Entertainment Films 10,386,318
18 Kevin & Perry Go Large Icon 10,247,636
19 Scary Movie Buena Vista International (UK) 10,086,721
20 Sleepy Hollow Pathé 10,046,249
  Source: Nielsen EDI

 

UK top 20 films 1999

Pos Film UK distributor UK box office gross
to end Dec 2000
1 Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace (U) 20th Century Fox 50,928,328
2 Notting Hill (15) Universal 30,765,273
3 A Bug's Life (U) Buena Vista 29,310,536
4 Austin Powers 2: The Spy Who Shagged Me (12) Entertainment Films 25,772,822
5 The World is Not Enough (12) UIP 23,375,037
6 The Sixth Sense (15) Buena Vista 20,449,726
7 Shakespeare in Love (15) UIP 20,407,662
8 Tarzan (U) Buena Vista 17,469,366
9 The Mummy (12) UIP 17,439,339
10 The Matrix (15) Warner Bros. 17,279,897
11 The Blair Witch Project (15) Pathé 14,971,525
12 American Pie (15) UIP 13,923,015
13 Rugrats: The Movie (U) UIP 13,423,386
14 Little Voice (15) Buena Vista 8,337,648
15 Deep Blue Sea (15) Warner Bros. 8,139,940
16 Star trek: Insurrection (PG) UIP £7,572,978
17 Runaway Bride (PG) Buena Vista 7,562,023
18 East Is East (15) FilmFour 7,251,243
19 Waking Ned (PG) 20th Century Fox 7,044,705
20 Wild Wild West (12) Warner Bros. 6,845,175
  Source: Nielsen EDI
 
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