Aquaman makes a splash at Number 1 in its first week on the Official Film Chart, outselling the rest of the Top 5 combined. Arthur Curry (Jason Momoa) discovers he’s the half-Atlantean heir to the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, becoming Aquaman to prevent a war between the worlds of ocean and land, and prove his worth as the future king. Amber Heard, Nicole Kidman and Willem Dafoe also star. It pushes last week’s chart-topper Ralph Breaks The Internet to Number 2; Bohemian Rhapsody also falls one place, landing at Number 3; Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald drops two to Number 5. Meanwhile, fellow superhero film Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse hangs on to Number 4 for a second week on digital downloads only. Could the hero swing to the Number 1 spot when it releases on disc on April 22. Another new entry, the Peter Jackson produced dystopian steampunk action film Mortal Engines, roles in at Number 6. Venom returns to the Top 10, climbing 6 places to Number 7; A Star Is Born lands at 8; Creed II drops four spots to Number 9, and Taron Egerton’s incarnation of Robin Hood rounds off the countdown at Number 10. This week’s Official Film Chart features an exclusive clip of Will Ferrell and John C Reilly discussing their reunion in Holmes & Watson. The adventure-comedy caper will be available to Download & Keep from April 20.
Ralph Breaks The Internet smashes the Official Film Chart this week as it climbs three places to reach Number 1 following its release on disc. The animated sequel sees John C. Reilly and Sarah Silverman return to voice Ralph and Vanellope von Schweetz as the friends who discover a wi-fi router in their arcade and a whole new adventure ensues. Bohemian Rhapsody remains at Number 2 for another week, as last week’s Number 1, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald drops to Number 3. This week’s highest new entry is Spider-Man: Into The Spider-verse (4). This animated take on the Marvel character follows teenager Miles Morales, the Spider-Man of his world, who crosses paths with five counterparts from other dimensions as they team up to stop a threat that affects all realities. Creed II slips to Number 5, Robin Hood is this week’s Number 6 and former chart-topper A Star Is Born is at Number 7. Sci-fi Horror Annihilation debuts this week at Number 8. Natalie Portman stars as a biologist, who while mourning the disappearance of her husband, signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition into a mysterious zone where the laws of nature don't apply. Incredibles 2 returns to the Top 10 after climbing seven places to Number 9, ahead of Christopher Robin at Number 10. The Greatest Showman’s phenomenal run in the Official Film Chart Top 10 has come to an end as it slides to Number 11 this week. It’s the first time the musical Goliath has dropped out of the Top 10 since the Official Film Chart was established. It started at Number 3 on the first ever Official Film Chart in November last year and has spent 22 weeks in the Top 10. The all-conquering film was confirmed as the best-selling film of 2018 based on physical and digital sales and continues to be massively popular in 2019 starting the year with two weeks atop the Official Film Chart. Check out this week’s Official Film Chart video show for an exclusive look at Emily Blunt in Mary Poppins Returns which is available to Download & Keep from April 15.
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald continues its reign at the top spot of the Official Film Chart for a second week, keeping previous champion Bohemian Rhapsody at Number 2. The second instalment of JK Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts series follows Eddie Redmayne’s Magizoologist Newt Scamander, this time joined by Jude Law as a young Albus Dumbledore and Johnny Depp in the villainous title role. This week’s highest new entry is Creed II (3), the follow up to 2015’s Creed and the eighth instalment of the Rocky franchise. Heavyweight Champion Of The World (and son of Apollo) Adonis Creed faces off against Viktor Drago – the son of his father’s killer Ivan Drago – under the mentorship of Rocky Balboa. Also uploading in the Top 5 this week is Ralph Breaks the Internet, at Number 4 on digital sales only. The critically acclaimed sequel to the much-loved Wreck It Ralph sees Ralph and Vanellope discover a Wi-Fi router in their arcade, leading them into a whole new adventure. Robin Hood (2018) drops two places to Number 5; Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper’s A Star Is Born is at Number 6; The Grinch hangs about the Top 10 for another week at 7; and the show goes on as The Greatest Showman holds on to Number 8 for another week. The Girl in the Spider’s Web drops into the Top 10 for the first time, climbing eight spots to Number 9 following its release on disc. Finally, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again sings and dances its way back to the Top 10, moving up five to Number 10. This week’s Official Film Chart online show features a UK exclusive behind-the-scenes featurette of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. The animated superhero film follows teenager Miles Morales, the Spider-Man of his world, who crosses paths with five counterparts from other dimensions as they team up to stop a threat that affects all realities. Go behind-the-scenes with this exclusive clip showing how the voice-over actors managed to incorporate their character ideas into the animated film.
Sales of 'Bohemian Rhapsody' outstripped those of previous title holder 'Avengers: Infinity War'.
M. Night Shyamalan's 2000 thriller Unbreakable has received a huge bump in digital downloads and disc sales ahead of the the release of its sequel Glass on Friday.
This week’s Official Film Chart Weekly Show video is a special teaser of many of the great films that will be available on disc and download in the first quarter of this year. Featured titles include the Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody , heist movie King of Thieves , dark comedy A Simple Favour and anti-hero film Venom to name just a few.
We are a nation of musical-lovers it seems as 'Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again' tops the Official Film Chart.
The start of 2019 is going to huge for pop culture fans as some of 2018's biggest films and shows are coming to DVD, Blu-ray, and digital download. Brought you by BASE, the British Association of Screen Entertainment, this new trailer highlights the biggest releases of January, February, and March next year.
Incredibles 2 has retained the top spot in this week's Official Film Chart despite strong challenges from the digital releases of 'Mission: Impossible 6' & 'Hotel Transylvania 3'.
Hugh Jackman's PT Barnum musical The Greatest Showman continues to be the runaway success story of the year.