Paddington topples The Hunger Games at the UK box office

Paddington topples The Hunger Games at the UK box office

Postby dutchman » Wed Dec 03, 2014 1:15 pm

Paddington has topped the UK box office in its first week of release.



The acclaimed live action adventure for Michael Bond's beloved bear has taken £5,125,519 since its nationwide release on Friday (November 28).

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay slips to second place with a strong second-week taking, having now made over £21m since its November 21 release.

The week's other major new release Horrible Bosses 2 debuts at fourth place with a weekend total of £1,257,808, lagging behind Benedict Cumberbatch-led biopic The Imitation Game.

Art documentary Hockney debuted in eighth place with £161,163.

The re-release of Disney's smash hit Frozen, a year on from its original debut, pulled in an impressive £177,859 in seventh place.

The UK box office top ten in full is as follows:
1. (-) Paddington - £5,125,519
2. (1) The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 - £4,908,192
3. (2) The Imitation Game - £1,416,229
4. (-) Horrible Bosses 2 - £1,257,808
5. (3) Interstellar - £1,157,875
6. (4) Nativity 3: Dude, Where's My Donkey? - £795,078
7. (-) Frozen - £177,859
8. (-) Hockney - £161,163
9. (5) Mr Turner - £135,234
10. (7) The Drop - £102,694

Source: Rentrak
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