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‘Back To Black’ leads UK-Ireland box office with £2.7m debut; ‘Civil War’ opens third

Rank Movie (distributor) Three-day gross (Apr 12-14) Whole gross up to now Week
 1. Again To Black (Studiocanal) £2.7m £2.7m 1
 2. Kung Fu Panda 4 (Common) £1.8m £17.3m 3
 3. Civil Conflict (Leisure Movie) £1.6m £1.8m 2
 4. Godzilla X Kong: The New Empire (Warner Bros) £1.2m £11.9m 3
 5. Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire (Sony) £787,034 £14.1m 4

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Studiocanal’s Amy Winehouse biopic Again To Black led the UK and Eire field workplace this weekend with a £2.7m debut.

Sam Taylor-Johnson’s characteristic, starring Marisa Abela because the late singer, opened in 719 cinemas – the widest of the yr to this point – making for a £3,853 location common.

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It’s behind that of Paramount’s Bob Marley: One Love which debuted with £4.2m again in February and is down on different British musician biopics – 2018’s Bohemian Rhapsody (£9.5) and 2019’s Rocketman (£5.3m).

Again To Black did nonetheless beat out Sony’s Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance With Anyone which scored a £1.4m opening in 2022 and has already surpassed the lifetime complete of Taylor-Johnson’s John Lennon biopic Nowhere Boy (£1.4m).

Alongside 2023 Display screen Star of Tomorrow Abela, the forged additionally contains Jack O’Connell as Blake Fielder-Civil, Eddie Marsan as Amy’s father Mitch, and Lesley Manville as her grandmother Cynthia. The script was written by Matt Greenhalgh.

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In second place is Common’s Kung Fu Panda 4 with an extra £1.8m added in its third weekend on the field workplace. The animation’s complete now stands at £17.3m.

Civil War

Alex Garland’s Civil Conflict opened on £1.6m from 653 screens for Leisure Movie Distributors. The dystopian drama, following a gaggle of battle correspondents making their means throughout a divided America, made £1.8m in complete with previews.

It’s the UK director’s highest opening within the territory – forward of 2022’s Males (£315,950) and 2015’s Ex Machina (£1.1m). The forged is led by Kirsten Dunst, Nick Offerman and Cailee Spaeny. It first premiered at SXSW.

For Warner Bros, Godzilla X Kong: The New Empire landed £1.2m in its third weekend to achieve a cume simply shy of £12m. 

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Sony’s Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire made £787,034 on its fourth session to carry its complete to £14.1m.

Dropping out of the highest 5 for the primary time since opening seven weeks in the past was Warner Bros’ Dune: Half 2 after including £567,644. The sequel has made £38.1m and has now entered the highest 100 highest-grossing movies on the UK field workplace.

In its second weekend, Common’s Monkey Man dropped 49% to herald £387,036. The Dev Patel motion title stands at £1.7m.

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Disney horror The First Omen scored £260,465 in its second weekend, tipping it over the a million mark with £1.2m.

Nonetheless going robust in its 11th session is Common animation Migration which added an extra £106,248 to its £21m pot.

Trafalgar Releasing’s stay live performance Suga | Agust D Tour ‘D-Day’ The Filmmade £102,850 in its opening weekend. The Okay-Pop musician’s tour movie opened on April 10, making for a £220,582 cume. 

One other field workplace stalwart – Studiocanal’s Depraved Little Letters – noticed in £58,168 on its eighth weekend. With a complete of £9.2m, it is among the highest-grossing UK movies for the reason that pandemic. 

Sydney Sweeney thriller Immaculate took £47,277 on its fourth week of play for Black Bear, bringing its working complete to £1.7m.

Disney animation Luca made an extra £29,704 on its second weekend for a cume of £220,723.

For Mubi, Wim Wenders’ Excellent Days continues a formidable field workplace run. The Oscar nominee dropped simply 38% with £28,139 and has a working complete of £1.2m. 

Studiocanal’s Moms’ Intuition continues to be simply shy of £1m after including £25,360 in its third weekend for a working complete of £920,894.

Fellow non-English language Oscar nominee The Academics’ Lounge opened on £24,349 for Curzon in 37 venues. Ilker Catak’s German drama, which premiered at Berlinale Panorama in 2023, made £37,621 together with previews.

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Vertigo Releasing’s Late Evening With The Satan scored £22,211 in its fourth session, bringing its complete to £747,688.

Medieval comedy Seize Them! took £15,354 in its second weekend for Leisure Movie Distributors and now stands at £243,580.

Victor Erice’s Spanish-Argentine drama Shut Your Eyes opened on £7,858 from 10 cinemas for New Wave Movies and has made £8,509 together with previews.

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