Four weeks after Stan & Ollie debuted in the Official Film Chart, the homage to Laurel and Hardy performs an impressive encore, jumping up a massive 28 places to reach Number 1 following its release on disc. Starring Steve Coogan and John C Reilly in the titular roles, Stan & Ollie follows the comedy duo as they attempt to reignite their film careers on a gruelling theatre tour of post-war UK. Their relationship is put to the test, with their future hanging in the balance. Straight in at Number 2 is The LEGO® Movie 2, which takes place five years after everything was awesome with a new threat looming large; invaders from outer space. Chris Pratt joins the returning cast to voice Emmet Brickowski and Rex Dangervest in this latest instalment. Million seller Bohemian Rhapsody spends another week in the Top 10 as it holds firm at Number 3 this week as last week’s chart topper, How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, slips to Number 4. There’s a second new entry at Number 5 as The Mule sneaks into the Top 10. Clint Eastwood directed and stars in the story of an aging war veteran whose business is in trouble and unwittingly signs on as a drug mule for a Mexican cartel. Transformers prequel Bumblebee drops to 6, M Night Shyamalan’s Glass is at 7; Aquaman climbs up to 8; The Secret Life of Pets slides to 9 and at 10, Mary Poppins Returns closes this week’s countdown. This week’s Official Film Chart online show features a sneak peek look at Liam Neeson’s action packed Cold Pursuit, which is available to Download & Keep from June 17.
How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World flies up two places to take Number 1 on this week’s Official Film Chart, landing at the top on digital downloads alone. The final instalment of the incredibly popular franchise sees Hiccup and Toothless seek out a secret dragon utopia, before a hired tyrant called Grimmel beats them to it. Bumblebee hangs on firmly to Number 2, while Bohemian Rhapsody climbs back up two places to Number 3. Last week’s Number 1 Glass tumbles three places to Number 4; The Secret Life Of Pets is up to Number 5 as its sequel screens in cinemas; Mary Poppins Returns lands at Number 6. Mary Queen Of Scots falls three places to Number 7, ahead of Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse which rises one to 8. This week’s highest climber is Green Book, zooming 11 places up the chart to land in the Top 10 for the first time (9). In the Oscar-winning film, Tony Lip (Viggo Mortensen), an Italian-American bouncer, is hired to drive world-class Black pianist Dr Don Shirley (Mahershala Ali) on a concert tour from Manhattan to the Deep South, and must rely on “The Green Book” to guide them to the few venues that were safe for African-Americans at the time. Rounding out this week’s Top 10 is Jason Momoa as superhero Aquaman, which jumps one place to Number 10. This week’s Official Film Chart online show features an exclusive behind-the-scenes clip of Sir Patrick Stewart talking about The Kid Who Would Be King, which is available to download & keep from June 10.
The final instalment of M. Night Shyamalan’s anti-superhero trilogy, Glass, climbs to the top of the Official Film Chart this week, following its release on DVD and Blu-Ray. Bringing back characters from Unbreakable and Split, Glass sees David Dunn (Bruce Willis) pursuing Kevin Wendell Crumb (James McAvoy) and his multiple personalities. Bumblebee is knocked off the Number 1 spot for a second time, landing at Number 2; just ahead of How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World which flew to Number 3 on digital downloads only. The final instalment of the incredibly popular franchise sees Hiccup and Toothless seek out a secret dragon utopia, before a hired tyrant called Grimmel beats them to it. Mary Queen Of Scots advances four places to Number 4, Bohemian Rhapsody drops one to Number 5, and The Secret Life Of Pets jumps four spots to Number 6 following its sequel’s release in cinemas. Mary Poppins Returns is down two at Number 7, The Favourite tumbles six places to 8 and Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse lands at Number 9. Finally, Lancaster Skies is this week’s second new entry at Number 10. A broken, solitary Spitfire ace must overcome his troubles to lead a Lancaster bomber crew in the pivotal 1944 aerial war over Berlin. This week’s Official Film Chart online show features a sneak peek at The LEGO® Movie 2, available on disc and digital from June 3rd.
Bumblebee flies back to Number 1 on the Official Film Chart following its release on disc, outselling the rest of the Top 5 combined. The Transformers prequel bests The Favourite – which also enjoyed a surge up the charts after its release on disc this week; Olivia Colman’s Oscar-winning performance rises seven places to Number 2. Highest new entry honours go to M. Night Shyamalan’s Glass, the third and final instalment of his Unbreakable series, which impacts at 3 on downloads alone. Bohemian Rhapsody holds firm at Number 4; last week’s Number 1 Mary Poppins Returns drops four places to 5; Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse lands at 6, while Avengers: Infinity War slides to Number 7. Mary Queen Of Scots climbs three to Number 8, entering the Top 10 for the first time. The historical drama stars Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie as the title character and Queen Elizabeth I respectively. Mary’s cousin Elizabeth rules both England and Scotland, but when Mary attempts to lay claim to the English throne; betrayal, rebellion, and conspiracies within each court hold both thrones in peril - and change the course of history. Aquaman drops two to Number 9, ahead of this week’s highest climber The Secret Life Of Pets - which zooms 15 places to Number 10; It’s the first time the animated adventure has reached the Top 10 and comes ahead of its sequel’s release in cinemas on May 24. This week’s Official Film Chart online show features an exclusive scene from Green Book, winner of Best Picture at this year’s Oscars, available to Download & Keep from May 25.
Stan & Ollie claims the highest new entry on the Official Film Chart this week, as Mary Poppins Returns flies back to Number 1. The biographical caper - debuting at Number 6 this week on downloads alone - stars Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly as the iconic comedy duo as they embark on a UK variety house tour in post-war Britain, years after their golden era. They rediscover their love of performing, as well as their love for each other, as they secure their place in the hearts of the British public. To mark Stan & Ollie’s debut, we’ve taken a look at the Top 10 Laurel & Hardy feature films on disc. Way out in front is Way Out West, which features in the opening scene of Stan & Ollie; the duo’s rendition of The Trail Of The Lonesome Pine from Way Out West actually reached Number 2 on the Official Singles Chart back in 1975, almost 40 years after the film’s original release. Other titles in the Top 10 include The Flying Deuces at 3, Utopia - the pair’s final feature film, released in 1951 - at Number 5, and Pack Up Your Troubles at Number 9. Back on this week’s Official Film Chart, Mary Poppins Returns is back at the helm after flying past last week’s massive new release Bumblebee (2). Avengers: Infinity War hangs on to Number 3 for a third week, and Bohemian Rhapsody climbs one place to 4. Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse drops one to Number 5. Aquaman drops one place to Number 7 ahead of Ant-Man And The Wasp which holds on to Number 8, The Favourite drops two to Number 9 and Mortal Engines rounds off this week’s chart at 10. This week also marks one year since The Greatest Showman’s Home Entertainment release; the musical hasn’t left the Official Film Chart Top 20 since it began in November, and was the biggest seller of 2018. This week’s Official Film Chart online show features an exclusive clip of Oscar-nominated Vice starring Christian Bale and Amy Adams, telling the story of Dick Cheney; Vice President to George W. Bush. It’s available to Download & Keep from May 20th.
Bumblebee flies into Number 1 on downloads only. The Transformers prequel starring Hailee Steinfeld zooms straight into the top spot in its first week, ahead of previous Number 1 Mary Poppins Returns (2) by more than 5,000 units. In 1987, Bumblebee is on the run following the Transformers’ defeat by the Decepticons during a war on Cybertron. Sent to protect earth, the robot finds refuge in a junkyard in a small Californian beach town, transforming into a yellow Volkswagon Beetle. Charlie (Hailee Steinfeld) discovers him, battle-scarred and broken, and revives him – quickly discovering this is no ordinary VW bug. Avengers: Infinity War enjoys a second week at Number 3 following the cinematic release of its final chapter Endgame; with Avengers: Assemble and Avengers: Age of Ultron rising to 19 and 20 on this week’s chart. Last week’s Number 1 Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse creeps down to Number 4. Bohemian Rhapsody returns to the Top 5 at Number 5, pushing Aquaman down one place to six. Last week’s highest new entry The Favourite climbs to 7 while Ant-Man And The Wasp buzzes down to Number 8. Mortal Engines earns another week on the chart but drops five places to Number 9. Thor: Ragnarok feels the benefit of Endgame as it climbs into the Official Film Chart Top 10 for the first time, rounding off the chart at Number 10. This week’s Official Film Chart online show features a sneak peek of M. Night Shyamalan’s superhero finale Glass, which is available to download and keep from May 13. Glass connects the worlds of Unbreakable and Split and stars Samuel L Jackson, Bruce Willis and James McAvoy,
Mary Poppins Returns debuts at Number 1 with the second highest weekly sales of the year so far. The 2018 sequel to the much-loved 1964 Disney classic has racked up over 280,000 sales on disc and digital formats. The only film to surpass this figure in a week is 2019's biggest seller so far, Bohemian Rhapsody which holds at Number 3 on this week's chart. Starring Emily Blunt as the titular character, the sequel sees beloved nanny Mary Poppins return to London during the Depression to visit now-grown Jane and Michael Banks (Emily Mortimer and Ben Whishaw), who have suffered a personal loss. With the aid of her cheerful lamplighter friend Jack (Lin-Manuel Miranda), Mary tries to help the family – now including Michael’s three children – to rediscover the joy and wonder that’s been missing. Meanwhile, the original Mary Poppins (1964) enjoys a resurgence as it floats up to Number 21 on this week's chart. It has now sold over 2.1 million copies on disc and digital download in total. Last week’s Number 1 Aquaman bobs down one place to Number 2. Ralph Breaks The Internet drops two to 4, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald remains at 5. Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse hangs in the Top 10 at Number 6. A Star Is Born celebrates its tenth week in the Top 10, this week climbing one place to Number 7, while Venom takes over this week’s Number 8 position. Ahead of the cinematic release of Avengers: Endgame, Avengers: Infinity War returns to the Top 10 after climbing six places to Number 9 Finally, a second appearance from Disney’s magical nanny as the boxset of Mary Poppins/Mary Poppins Returns debuts at Number 10. This week's Official Film Chart online show contains a sneak peek at Bumblebee, a prequel to the Transformers films which is available to download & keep from April 29.
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.
Official Film Chart Top 10 with 'The Old Man & The Gun' sneak peak - 27th March Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald ends Bohemian Rhapsody’s four-week reign at Number 1 as it apparates straight in to the top of the Official Film Chart this week. The second in the Fantastic Beasts series, The Crimes of Grindelwald boasts an all-star cast including Eddie Redmayne reprising his role as Newt Scamander, Jude Law as a young Albus Dumbledore and Johnny Depp in the titular role of Grindelwald. Slipping just one place to Number 2 is Bohemian Rhapsody, which is followed by a second new entry as the latest incarnation of folklore hero, Robin Hood, enters at Number 3 on downloads alone. The film stars Taron Egerton in the lead role, Jamie Foxx as John and Ben Mendelsohn as the Sheriff of Nottingham. At Number 6, Widows returns to the Top 10 in its fourth week on the Official Film Chart thanks to it being available on disc. Right behind, at Number 7, is the second appearance by Newt Scamander this week, with the box set of Fantastic Beasts And Where to Find Them/The Crimes of Grindelwald. Rounding out this week’s Top 10 are Official Film Chart staples; The Greatest Showman rises two to Number 8, Avengers – Infinity War rises one place to 9 and Venom slips four to Number 10. This week’s Official Film Chart online show features a clip of The Old Man and the Gun, available on Digital Download and DVD 1st April. Based on the true story of Forrest Trucker and his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70, Robert Redford takes the lead role alongside Casey Affleck, Sissy Spacek and a stellar supporting cast.
Bohemian Rhapsody has taken Number 1 for a fourth week on the Official Film Chart and shows no signs of slowing down - outselling the rest of the Top 5 combined. Three films in this week’s Top 10 have seen a lift thanks to their release on disc: The Grinch takes a step forward to Number 2, a new peak; The Nutcracker And The Four Realms dances 19 places up the chart to Number 4; terrifying action-horror Overlord lurches forward 12 spots to take its place in the Top 10 for the first time. This week’s highest new entry is Free Solo at Number 7. The gripping documentary features celebrated climber Alex Honnold, who spends his days climbing cliff faces with no equipment. The tense but enthralling watch follows Honnold as he prepares to free-climb the 3,000-foot-high El Capitan in California’s Yosemite National Park. Elsewhere in the Top 20, Christopher Robin shoots 29 places to Number 11; Incredibles 2 returns to the Top 20 after flying 18 places to Number 12, and Peterloo – which tells the story of the infamous 1819 Peterloo Massacre – debuts at Number 13. Musical Disney adventure Moana returns to the Top 20, taking a new peak of 19. This week’s Official Film Chart online show features a clip of Ralph Breaks The Internet, available to Download & Keep from March 25.
Official Film Chart Top 10 with 'Robin Hood' sneak peek - 13th March Bohemian Rhapsody has had another huge week on the Official Film Chart following its release on DVD, Blu-ray and 4K UHD. Taking home the Number 1 trophy for a third consecutive week, the Queen biopic sold 465,000 discs in its first week of physical release, the biggest disc debut since The Greatest Showman which managed 497,000 in its first week, back in May 2018. Bohemian Rhapsody is the overall champion however, thanks also to the fact it racked up 388,600 digital sales in its first four weeks. In total, the chart-topper has sold 853,000 copies across DVD, Blu-ray, 4K UHD and digital downloads in its first four weeks, compared to The Greatest Showman which sold 845,500 in the equivalent four-week period. Elsewhere in the Top 10, A Star Is Born takes the Number 2 spot for another week; The Grinch climbs two places to Number 3; Tom Hardy’s Venom jumps three spots to Number 4. Hunter Killer drops a place to Number 5. Johnny English Strikes Again remains at Number 6 for a second week; Halloween (2018) falls four places to land at 7; The Greatest Showman hangs on to its place in the Top 10, rising two spots to Number 8. Widows enters the Top 10 for the first time this week on downloads alone, reaching Number 9 after climbing 8 places. Directed by Steve McQueen and adapted from Lynda La Plante’s bestseller, the film follows a group of women who undertake a heist following the deaths of their criminal husbands. Finally, Avengers: Infinity War continues to climb following the theatrical release of Captain Marvel, rounding off the chart at Number 10. This week’s Official Film Chart online show features an exciting clip of Robin Hood, available to download and keep from March 25. The 2018 film stars Taron Egerton as the folklore hero with a strong supporting cast including Jamie Foxx as Little John and Ben Mendelsohn as the Sheriff of Nottingham.
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.