Tue Sep 15, 2015 3:58 pm
Tom Hardy's Legend has shot straight to the top of the UK box office.
The Kray twins biopic fought off competition from Maze Runner: The Scorch Trails to take the box office in its first weekend.
Legend is now the UK's biggest September release and has also achieved the biggest ever opening for a British-made film with an 18 certificate.
Meanwhile, Maze Runner: The Scorch Trails is at two with £2.8m, while horror film The Visit in at 3 with £1m.
Straight Outta Compton is at four with £630,325, Inside Out is at five with £608,638 and Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation is at six with £302,316.
Pixels is at seven with £272,539 and No Escape is at eight with £254,383.
Finally, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (Secret Cinema 2015) is at nine and Irrational Man rounds out the top ten with 197,188.
The UK box office top 10 in full:
1. (-) Legend - £2,498,231
2. (-) Maze Runner: The Scorch Trails - £1,199,103
3. (-) The Visit - £961,411
4. (1) Straight Outta Compton - £890,857
5. (2) Inside Out - £664,728
6. (4) Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation - £658,399
7. (6) Pixels - £569,830
8. (-) No Escape - £452,953
9. (-) Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (Secret Cinema 2015) - £353,262
10. (-) Irrational Man - £331,196