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‘Dune: Part Two’ dominates UK-Ireland box office with £9.3m for biggest opening since Barbenheimer

Rank Movie (distributor) Three-day gross (Mar 1-3) Complete gross to this point Week
 1. Dune: Half Two  (Warner Bros) £9.3m £9.3m 1
 2. Bob Marley: One Love   (Paramount) £1.4m £13.7m 3
 3. Depraved Little Letters   (Studiocanal) £1.2m £4.3m 2
 4. Migration  (Common) £961,524 £17.8m 5
 5. Madame Net   (Sony) £246,538 £3.9m 3

Warner Bros’ Dune: Half Two opened to a chunky £9.3m to rejuvenate the UK-Eire field workplace.

Denis Villeneuve’s sci-fi sequel was up 94.4% on the £4.8m begin of the 2021 first movie. Enjoying in 721 places, Half Two  took a £12,850 location common, which was additionally up on the £7,210 common of Dune.

It’s the largest opening for a movie for the reason that Barbenheimer phenomenon of July 2023, when Barbie started with £18.5 and Oppenheimer with £10.9m.

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After two weekends atop the chart, Paramount’s Bob Marley: One Love moved to second place. The music star biopic added £1.4m – a 43% drop, that’s cheap within the context of Dune: Half Two’s arrival – to achieve a £13.7m complete.

Final weekend’s quantity two Depraved Little Letters added £1.2m for Studiocanal – a good maintain, falling simply 23.6%. The sweary comedy is now at £4.3m and presents a robust counter-programming choice to Dune.

Anatine animation Migration added £961,524 on its fifth weekend for Common, sufficient to take care of fourth place; it’s now as much as a wholesome £17.8m.

Sony superheroine function Madame Net dropped 59% on its third weekend in cinemas, including £246,538 to hit £3.9m.

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The success of Dune: Half Two brought on a 94.9% improve within the takings for the highest 5 titles, to £13m. That’s the highest degree since £19.9m on August 4-6, the third weekend of Barbenheimer.

Wonka  hits candy spot

Now on its thirteenth weekend in cinemas, Warner Bros’ Wonka added £143,379 to hit £62.9m; it ought to overtake The Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King to change into the 25th -highest-grossing movie ever within the territory throughout the subsequent fortnight.

The Zone Of Curiosity added £113,040 on its fifth weekend for A24, falling 48.9% in step with the market common. Jonathan Glazer’s fourth function movie now has £2.6m, heading into subsequent weekend’s Oscars the place it’s nominated in a number of classes.

Perfect Days

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Wim Wenders’ Oscar-nominated Good Days posted a robust second weekend for Mubi, falling simply 21.7% with £109,910 bringing it to £417,230.

Zelda Williams’ comedy horror Lisa Frankenstein opened to a flat £91,537 for Common, at a £281 location common from 305 websites.

The Iron Claw starring Zac Efron added £89,606 on its fourth weekend for Lionsgate, and has nearly £2.4m in complete.

Romantic comedy Anybody However You remains to be in cinemas after 10 classes; it added £88,394 on its newest outing, to hit a wonderful £11.4m complete for Sony.

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Paramount’s Imply Ladies musical added £82,000 on its seventh weekend to achieve £9.1m.

Matthew Vaughn’s Argylle placed on £80,238 on its fifth weekend for Common – a 68% drop – and is as much as £5.7m.

Sony anime Demon Slayer: Kimetsu No Yaiba – To The Hashira Coaching added £77,238 on its second weekend and has £839,004 in complete.

Andrew Haigh’s All Of Us Strangers starring Andrew Scott and Paul Mescal added £71,657 on its sixth weekend, and has a £5.1m complete for Disney.

Nationwide Theatre Reside’s occasion cinema launch Vanya, additionally starring Scott added £69,667 on a second weekend in cinemas, in the direction of a robust £1.4m complete.

Yorgos Lanthimos’ Poor Issues has now been in cinemas for eight weekends; it added £58,898 on its newest session to hit a £7.2m complete for Disney.

On its fifth weekend in cinemas, Wire Jefferson’s American Fiction  placed on £52,643 to hit £1.4m for Curzon.

Alexander Payne’s The Holdovers added £42,496 on its seventh session, and is as much as £3.7m for Common.

Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer took £40,189 on a unprecedented 33rd consecutive weekend in cinemas. The Common blockbuster is now as much as £58.9m because the 27th -highest-grossing movie of all time; additional success at subsequent weekend’s Oscars ought to give its theatrical run a fair longer life.

Signature Leisure’s animation Fight Wombat began with £32,339.

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Picturehouse Leisure’s The Style Of Issues starring Juliette Binoche added £32,218 on its third session – sufficient to cross the half-million mark with a £503,009 complete. 

Warner Bros’ One Life starring Anthony Hopkins is rounding out its theatrical run, with £17,770 on its ninth weekend bringing it to a £9.9m complete.

The Jungle Bunch World Tour added £16,989 on its fourth weekend for Signature Leisure, in the direction of a £302,959 cume.

Sky Cinema’s The Beekeeper has nearly buzzed its final, including £14,710 on its seventh session to hit £3.8m, launched by Studiocanal.

Hayao Miyazaki’s The Boy And The Heron will exit cinemas because the Japanese filmmaker’s highest-grossing movie within the UK and Eire. The Studio Ghibli animation added £13,503 on its 10th weekend to achieve a wonderful £5.1m.

Common animation Trolls Band Collectively added £12,224 on its 20th weekend in cinemas, and is as much as £15.7m.

Robin Campillo’s Purple Island began with £9,760 for Curzon, with £17,703 together with previews.

Kaouther Ben Hania’s 4 Daughters opened to £9,397 and £21,238 together with previews for Trendy Movies; the movie is nominated for finest documentary on the Oscars this coming weekend.

Portray The Trendy Backyard: Monet To Matisse, the most recent occasion cinema launch from Seventh Artwork, opened to £56,637 on Tuesday, February 27; and has £96,040 in complete.

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