• Official Film Chart 22nd January 2020
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    Official Film Chart 22nd January 2020

    Rambo: Last Blood smashes into Number 1 on this week’s Official Film Chart, with the biggest debut of 2020 so far. Sylvester Stallone returns for one final hurrah as legendary action hero John Rambo, almost forty years after he first appeared on cinema screens. Rambo is back to save his adopted daughter in a final mission to conclude this epic film series. Thanks to its release on DVD, Blu-ray and 4K UHD, IT: Chapter Two jumps back up the chart to Number 2, just ahead of new release Downton Abbey: The Movie (3). Set around 18 months after the TV series ended, the Crawleys and their staff prepare for a royal visit from the King and Queen of England. The future of Downton is left hanging in the balance as scandal, romance and intrigue are unleashed amid the preparations. Brad Pitt’s astro-adventure Ad Astra (4) soars in the Top 5 for a second week, while Once Upon A Time In Hollywood drops to Number 5. Angel Has Fallen drops to Number 6, while last week’s chart-topper starring Jennifer Lopez, Hustlers, slides down six places to Number 7. A Boxset of It and It: Chapter Two lands at Number 8. The Lion King holds in the Top 10 for another week at Number 9, and Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw crosses the finish line at 10. This week’s Official Film Chart features a sneak peek at the award-winning comic book retelling, Joker, available to Download & Keep from January 27.

  • Official Film Chart 15th January 2020
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    Official Film Chart 15th January 2020

    Jennifer Lopez returns to the top of the Official Charts - this time reigning supreme over the Official Film Chart as her 2019 film Hustlers claims Number 1 on digital downloads only. Also starring Constance Wu, Lili Reinhart, Kiki Palmer, Lizzo and Cardi B, Hustlers tells the story – based on a viral New York Times article – of a group of former strip club employees who band together to turn the tables on their former Wall Street clients. Former Number 1 on the Official Film Chart Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood rises to Number 2 amid its Golden Globes successes and Oscar nominations. Angel Has Fallen drops to Number 3, while last week’s chart-topper It: Chapter Two slides to Number 4. A second new entry this week comes from Ad Astra (5) starring Brad Pitt as an astronaut who undertakes a mission across the solar system, in an attempt to uncover the truth about his missing father and a doomed expedition that 30 years later now threatens the universe. There’s a third Top 10 debut from British crime drama Rise Of The Footsoldier 4: Marbella, bringing guns, geezers and gore to the Costa Del Sol at Number 6. The Lion King drops two to 7, while Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw lands at Number 8 this week. Elton John biopic Rocketman (9) holds onto the Top 10 for another week, and finally Spider-Man: Far From Home (10) rounds off the week’s Top 10. Rounding off this week’s show is a sneak peek at The Goldfinch, which comes to digital download from Monday January 20. Make sure to catch this stunning literary adaptation starring Ansel Elgort & Nicole Kidman from then.

  • Official Film Chart 8th January 2020
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    Official Film Chart 8th January 2020

    It’s an eerie start to the decade on the Official Film Chart, as IT: Chapter Two lands a Number 1 debut on the first chart of 2020. The spooky sequel to the 2017 Stephen King adaptation, starring Bill Skarsgard as the eponymous – and murderous – clown, floats straight to the top of the chart on digital downloads alone. US action-thriller Angel Has Fallen lifts three places on its previous position to Number 2, as 2017’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi enters the Top 10 for the first time at Number 3, thanks to its sequel The Rise Of Skywalker entering cinemas over the festive period. The final Film Chart Number 1 of 2019, Once Upon A Time In Hollywood drops three to Number 4, just ahead of The Lion King at 5. Rocketman continues its stint in the Top 10 at Number 6, fresh from Taron Egerton’s Golden Globes win for his portrayal of Elton John in the flick. Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw takes Number 7 on this week’s chart, Spider-Man: Far From Home is at 8 and Disney’s live-action Aladdin drops to Number 9. Finally, Toy Story 4 enjoys its tenth week in the chart, rounding off the top tier at Number 10. This week’s Official Film Chart features a sneak peek at sci-fi odyssey Ad Astra starring Brad Pitt, which is available to Download & Keep from January 11.

  • Official Film Chart 18th December 2019
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    Official Film Chart 18th December 2019

    Quentin Tarantino’s spectacular flick Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood takes over Number 1 on the Official Film Chart, toppling last week’s chart topper Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw, which slides to Number 3. The Golden Globe-nominated comedy starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt and Margot Robbie depicts an aging movie star (DiCaprio) and his stunt double (Pitt) as they strive to hold on to their fame and success in the film industry during the final years of Hollywood’s ‘Golden Age’. Disney’s The Lion King clings to Number 2, while Toy Story 4 drops one to Number 4. This week’s highest new entry at Number 5 goes to US action thriller film Angel Has Fallen, which makes its entrance as the week’s biggest-selling digital download. The third instalment in the Fallen series stars Gerard Butler once more as a US secret services agent, who in this chapter must clear his name when he’s framed for an attempted assassination of the President. Meanwhile, Aladdin climbs one to 6, just ahead of Spider-Man: Far From Home at Number 7. Christmas favourite Elf holds in the Top 10 during the festive season at Number 8, and Elton John biopic Rocketman drops to Number 9. Finally, Dora and the Lost City of Gold enters the chart for the first time at Number 10. This week’s Official Film Chart features a clip from horror film Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark, which is available to download and keep from December 23.

  • Official Film Chart 4th December 2019
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    Official Film Chart 4th December 2019

    Disney’s The Lion King digs its claws in to retain its position at Number 1 on the Official Film Chart for a second week. Following its full physical release last week, the photorealistic remake of the animated ‘90s Disney classic, starring Donald Glover and Beyoncé, roared its way to the top spot where it remains way out in front as the UK’s biggest DVD and Blu-ray for the second week running. Woody, Buzz Lightyear and gang rebound two places as Toy Story 4 lands at Number 2, while former Number 1 Spider-Man: Far From Home swings down one spot to 3. Action movie franchise spin-off Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw (4) also scores the biggest download of the week for a second time. Elsewhere, Taron Egerton’s depiction of Elton John in Rocketman climbs two spots back into the Top 5 this week (5), while Disney’s Aladdin and Danny Boyle’s Yesterday stumble to 6 and 8 respectively. With three weeks to go until Christmas, it’s The Grinch who leads the seasonal titles, advancing another four places all the way into the Top 10 this week to Number 7, plus Disney’s Frozen and Elf perch just outside the Top 10 at Numbers 12 and 13. Avengers: Endgame holds firm at 9. And finally, Horrible Histories: The Movie – Rotten Romans delivers the biggest climb of the week. Based on the best-selling book series and CBBC TV show, the movie tells the story of Atti, a quick-witted Roman teenager who manages to upset Emperor Nero with one of his schemes. His punishment? Atti is sent to work in a cold and wet Britain where he meets the Celts. Horrible Histories tunnels 21 places north to break this week’s Top 10 (10). On this week’s Official Film Chart online show take a look at the behind the scenes clip from Dora & The Lost City of Gold, available to Download & Keep from December 7.

  • Official Film Chart 27th November 2019
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    Official Film Chart 27th November 2019

    Disney’s The Lion King takes pride of place at Number 1 on this week’s Official Film Chart. Following its full physical release, the CGI remake of the animated ‘90s Disney classic starring Donald Glover and Beyoncé, roars its way to the top spot brandishing the title of the UK’s biggest DVD and Blu-ray of the week. Swatted down one place is last week’s chart hero Spider-Man: Far From Home, while screeching in at Number 3, the highest new entry and biggest download of the week, it’s the digital release of Fast & Furious – Hobbs & Shaw, the first spin-off film from the action movie franchise. Toy Story 4 retreats one place to Number 4 ahead of a non-mover for Aladdin at 5. Danny Boyle’s Yesterday (6) and Taron Egerton’s depiction of Elton John in Rocketman (7) each slip this week, while the original Frozen glides all the way back into the Top 10 boosted by the release of Frozen 2 in cinemas. Avengers Endgame is down two places to 9 this week, just ahead of supernatural horror sequel Annabelle Comes Home. And finally, the festive season looks to be arriving already as The Grinch and Elf pull up their sledge just outside the Top 10 at Number 11 and 16. On this week’s Official Film Chart online show take a look at a sneak peek from animated adventure, Playmobil: The Movie, available to download & keep from December 2nd.

  • Official Film Chart 20th November 2019
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    Official Film Chart 20th November 2019

    Spider-Man: Far From Home finally swings its way to Number 1 on this week’s Official Film Chart. In his fourth week on chart, Spider-Man finally snares glory, snatching the Number 1 spot ahead of a big new entry from Disney. Spider-Man: Far From Home, starring Tom Holland, Samuel L. Jackson and Jake Gyllenhaal, also claims the week’s biggest hit on DVD and Blu-ray. Leader of the pack digitally, it’s a new entry for Disney’s The Lion King (2). Journeying to the African savannah where a future king is born, John Favreau’s photorealistic remake of the ‘90s animated classic, starring Donald Glover and Beyoncé, stampedes into second place on digital downloads alone. With 110,000 digital sales, The Lion King has been downloaded more times in its opening seven days than the rest of this week’s Top 40 combined, the Official Charts Company can confirm. Meanwhile, Toy Story 4 slips to Number 3, and though Paul McCartney may have been announced as Glastonbury’s 50th anniversary headliner next year, Beatlemania cools off on the Official Film Chart, as Danny Boyle rom-com Yesterday falls two places to Number 4. Aladdin is still in the game at Number 5, with Elton John biopic, Rocketman, falling one place to 6. Regaining this week is Avengers: Endgame, up one place to 7, but minor tumbles are unavoidable for The Secret Life of Pets 2 (8) and Men in Black: International (3). And finally, Christmas has arrived early as Benedict Cumberbatch’s The Grinch sneaks back into the Top 10 in time for the festive season (10). On this week’s Official Film Chart online show take a look at a clip from Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw, available to Download & Keep from Nov 22nd & to buy on DVD, Blu-ray & 4K ULTRAHD from Dec 2nd.

  • Official Film Chart 13th November 2019
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    Official Film Chart 13th November 2019

    Apollo 11 comes in to land as the highest new entry on this week’s Official Film Chart, but Toy Story 4 refuses to be ejected from the top spot. Number 1 for a fourth week and the UK’s best-selling DVD over the past seven days, it’s Disney•Pixar’s animated sequel Toy Story 4. Just behind is Danny Boyle’s rom com Yesterday - the film which reimagines a world without The Beatles hits the right note scooping the biggest Blu-ray of the week at Number 2. Spider-Man: Far From Home, the week’s most downloaded movie, slips down one position to Number 3, while Aladdin (4) and Taron Egerton’s former chart topper, Rocketman (5) scale up one slot apiece. Men in Black: International slips three places to 6 while The Secret Life Of Pets 2 (7) stays put this week. The end isn’t in sight just yet for Avengers as Endgame fights its way back into the Top 10, up three places to 8. The Eagle has landed…space documentary Apollo 11 zooms in as this week’s highest new entry at Number 9. The movie, featuring never-before-seen large-format film footage of one of mankind’s greatest accomplishments, takes a look at the 1969 mission to land on the moon led by commander Neil Armstrong, and pilots Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins. Finally, French action thriller Anna starring model Sasha Luss as the eponymous assassin alongside Luke Evans, Cillian Murphy, Helen Mirren, makes its debut appearance in the Top 10, rising 13 places to Number 10. On this week’s Official Film Chart online show, take a look at a clip from the hilarious Horrible Histories: The Movie – Rotten Romans the full-length movie debut from the long running CBBC TV show, available to download and keep from November 18.

  • Official Film Chart 23rd October 2019
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    Official Film Chart 23rd October 2019

    Disney•Pixar’s heartfelt animated sequel Toy Story 4 leaps straight in at Number 1 on this week’s Official Film Chart. Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the gang are officially back, and the epic culmination of the much-loved Toy Story saga sees the cast of hilarious characters embark on a road-trip leading Woody to finally discover his true calling. The digital release of Toy Story 4 secures not only the highest new entry, but the most downloaded movie of the week in the UK and the overall top spot in the weekly film rundown, compiled by the Official Charts Company. Godzilla: King of the Monsters snatches the highest climber accolade, stomping 9 places north thanks to its release on disc – making it the most popular DVD and Blu-ray of the week. The Secret Life Of Pets 2 (3), Elton John biopic Rocketman (4), and Disney’s live-action Aladdin (5), each slip one position, with a five-place tumble for superhero finale, and last week’s chart topper, X-Men: Dark Phoenix. Men in Black: International slides down two spots to Number 7, while a similar journey southbound besets John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum (8), Avengers – Endgame (9), and Pokemon – Detective Pikachu (10), all down two places this week. On this week’s Official Film Chart online show, check out a blooper reel from Spiderman: Far From Home, Available to Download & Keep from October 25.

  • Official Film Chart 16th October 2019
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    Official Film Chart 16th October 2019

    X-Men: Dark Phoenix rises to the top spot on this week’s Official Film Chart. The superhero finale stars Game of Thrones’ Sophie Turner as Jean Grey and the titular Dark Phoenix. When a mission goes wrong, the much-loved Jean Grey is exposed to a dark and ancient power which begins to corrupt her – and the X-Men must choose between saving their friend, or saving the world. X-Men: Dark Phoenix rises two places to secure chart victory this week. They’re back to protect against the worst scum of the universe, and now the digital release of latest MIB adventure, Men in Black: International, infiltrates the ranks at Number 5, securing the highest new entry and most downloaded film of the week in the UK. Its physical release is due 21 October. The Secret Life of Pets 2 (2) gains two places on this week’s rundown while its sister box set (The Secret Lifeof Pets 1 & 2) claims a new entry of its own at 13. Elton John biopic Rocketman slips to 3, and it’s a similar story for Aladdin and his magic carpet, reversing two slots to Number 4. Keanu Reeves’ John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum takes up position this week at Number 6, with Avengers: Endgame (7) and Pokemon – Detective Pikachu (8) each surrendering one spot since last week. On the rise again is Disney’s Mary Poppins Returns, climbing one to Number 9, with Bohemian Rhapsody rounding off this week’s Official Film Chart Top 10. On this week’s Official Film Chart online show, check out the clip from Danny Boyle’s Yesterday – the rom com follows a struggling musician who wakes up in a bizarre alternate universe where The Beatles never existed. Yesterday is available to Download & Keep from October 21.

  • Official Film Chart 9th October 2019
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    Official Film Chart 9th October 2019

    Rocketman sparkles at Number 1 on the Official Film Chart Fantastical Elton John biopic, Rocketman, zooms up six places to hit the top of the chart this week, following its release on DVD and Blu-ray. Taron Egerton’s portrayal of the legendary singer enjoys its fourth week on the chart, besting its previous peak of Number 3. Last week’s Number 1, the live-action version of Disney’s Aladdin, slips one place to Number 2 and X-Men: Dark Phoenix flies up five places to Number 3 thanks to its first full week of digital sales. Last week’s highest new entry, The Secret Life Of Pets 2, is down to Number 4 and former chart topper John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum falls to Number 5. The record-breaking Avengers: Endgame spends another week in the Top 10 at Number 6, while Pokemon: Detective Pikachu drops two places to 7 and Godzilla: King Of The Monsters is at Number 8. Meanwhile the best-selling title of the year so far, Bohemian Rhapsody, climbs one place to Number 9 and Mary Poppins Returns makes a magical re-appearance, floating twenty-six places back up to 10. On this week’s Official Film Chart online show, check out a hilarious clip from Disney’s Toy Story 4, which is available to Download & Keep from October 14. Tom Hanks once again lends his voice to Sheriff Woody, who leads a gang of both new and familiar faces on an epic road trip.

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    The most exciting movies coming soon to Disc and Digital: Autumn trailer

    Now here are some movies worth adding to your collection! Check out all the titles coming soon to Digital, Blu-ray and DVD! Head to https://www.findanyfilm.com/ to find the best routes to purchase for all these titles.

  • Official Film Chart 25th September 2019
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    Official Film Chart 25th September 2019

    The third instalment of Keanu Reeves’ iconic John Wick series claims the Number 1 position on the Official Film Chart following its release on disc. Climbing steadily to the top of the chart following its Number 3 debut two weeks ago, Keanu reprises his role as a former hitman – and this time, with a $14 million bounty on his head, there’s an army of bounty-hunting killers on his trail. The week’s highest new entry is Disney’s vibrant live-action remake of their classic animated film Aladdin (2) starring Will Smith, Naomi Scott & Mena Massoud. Pokémon Detective Pikachu hops two places to Number 3, leapfrogging last week’s Number 1 and record-breaker Avengers: Endgame, which is knocked to Number 4. Elton John Biopic Rocketman drops to Number 5. The John Wick: Chapters 1-3 boxset, featuring all three instalments of the series debuts at Number 6, just ahead of Godzilla: King Of The Monsters, the sequel to the 2014 Hollywood reboot - which debuts at Number 7. IT (2017) tumbles four places, and the Final Cut of Francis Ford Coppola’s 1979 classic Apocalypse Now, starring Marlon Brando and Martin Sheen, debuts at 9. Finally, million-seller Bohemian Rhapsody returns to the Top 10 at 10. This week’s Official Film Chart online show features an action-packed clip of X-Men: Dark Phoenix, starring Game of Thrones’ Sophie Turner as Jean Grey and the titular Dark Phoenix, available to Download & Keep from September 28.

  • Official Film Chart 18th September 2019
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    Official Film Chart 18th September 2019

    Avengers: Endgame claims a fourth week at Number 1, surpassing one million copies sold since its release. The second film to do so this year, the record-breaking Marvel film joins Bohemian Rhapsody in the 2019 million sellers list after just four weeks. John Wick – Chapter 3: Parabellum climbs one place this week to Number 2, from digital downloads only, and Rocketman makes its sparkling debut at number 3 from just one day of digital download sales alone. The acclaimed biographical musical tells the story of Elton John's breakthrough years, and stars Kingsman’s Taron Egerton in the lead role. It (2017) stays at Number 4, ahead of Pokémon Detective Pikachu which is knocked down three spots to Number 5. A second new biographical entry comes from Tolkien at Number 6, telling the story of J.R.R. Tolkien’s formative years, ahead of previous Number 1 Captain Marvel at 7. At Number 8, the terrifying sixth instalment of The Conjuring universe, The Curse Of La Llorona reaches the Top 10 for the first time following its release on DVD and Blu-ray. Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson comedy The Hustle drops two to Number 9, and finally, heart-warming adventure film A Dog’s Journey makes its Official Film Chart debut at Number 10. On this week’s Official Film Chart show, see an exclusive featurette from Godzilla: King of the Monsters, available to download and keep from September 21.

  • Official Film Chart 12th September 2019
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    Official Film Chart 12th September 2019

    Avengers: Endgame claims a third week at Number 1 on the Official Film Chart, landing just short of half a million sales in one week, thanks to its release on physical formats; shifting a massive 494,000 total copies. In the runner-up spot, Pokémon Detective Pikachu (2) is the week’s highest new entry on digital downloads alone. In this hyper-realistic live-action Pokémon film starring Ryan Reynolds as the eponymous character, when ace detective Harry Goodman goes mysteriously missing, his son Tim (Justice Smith) teams up with Harry’s former Pokémon partner, Detective Pikachu, to find out what happened - uncovering a shocking plot that could threaten the whole Pokémon universe. There’s another new entry on digital downloads at Number 3, as Keanu Reeves revives his role as a former hitman in John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum. It misses out on highest new entry honours by just under 700 sales. In this third instalment of the action-thriller series, John Wick is on the run following the unsanctioned killing of a crime lord. Who can he trust? With It Chapter Two in cinemas, It (2017) climbs two places to Number 4. The Avengers box set containing the four-film series - Avengers Assemble, Avengers: Age Of Ultron, Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame - debuts at Number 5. While another Avenger is at 6, with Captain Marvel spending her tenth week on the chart. Brand new at Number 7 on digital downloads alone, Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson join forces in the comedy crime caper The Hustle. The pair star as scam artists who team up to exact revenge on all the men who have scorned them. Hellboy is down six places at Number 8, Shazam is at Number 9 and finally, romantic comedy Long Shot starring Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen zooms up 17 places to Number 10. On this week’s Official Film Chart, there’s a clip from coming-of-age indie hit Eighth Grade starring Elsie Fisher, available to Download and Keep from September 16.

  • Official Film Chart 21st August 2019
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    Official Film Chart 21st August 2019

    Shazam! zooms up to the Number 1 spot on the Official Film Chart following its release on disc. The light-hearted adaptation of the DC comics classic, starring Zachary Levi as the titular character, zips up two places to claim the top spot from Tim Burton’s Dumbo (2), which spent two weeks at the helm. Shazam! is also joined by two other DC titles in the top 10 this week, with animated adventure Batman: Hush debuting at Number 6, while Jason Momoa’s Aquaman holds on at 7. Making its terrifying entrance into the Top 10 is Pet Sematary, rising a massive 35 places to Number 3 thanks to its release on DVD and Blu-Ray. This adaptation of Stephen King’s haunting novel tells the story of a young family, who upon relocating from Boston USA to rural Maine discover a mysterious pet burial ground in the woods near their new home. When their cat is killed by a truck, the father buries it in the cemetery, and quickly finds that all is not as it seems. Hellboy hangs onto its place at Number 4 on digital downloads only, ahead of previous Number 1 Captain Marvel at 5. Alita: Battle Angel drops three places to Number 8, Mary Poppins Returns is down one at Number 9, and Bohemian Rhapsody makes a triumphant return to the Top 10 at Number 10. This week check out a trailer from the terrifying The Curse Of La Llorona, the sixth film in The Conjuring Universe, available to download & keep from August 26.

  • Official Film Chart 14th August 2019
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    Official Film Chart 14th August 2019

    Tim Burton’s live-action Dumbo hovers in the Number 1 spot for a second consecutive week, more than doubling the sales of its closest competitor. Keeping Captain Marvel (2) and Shazam! (3) at bay, the re-make of the Disney classic sees Michael Keaton and Danny DeVito reunite with Tim Burton; the trio last worked together on Batman Returns in 1992. Hellboy (2019) is the week’s highest new entry based on just two days’ worth of digital downloads alone. A reboot of Mike Mignola’s graphic novel, this action-fantasy sees anti-hero Hellboy caught between the supernatural and human worlds and forced to battle an ancient sorceress hell-bent on revenge. The film stars Stranger Things’ David Harbour as the eponymous character. Former chart topper Alita: Battle Angel drops one place to Number 5, while animated adventure Missing Link enters the Top 10 for the first time following its release on disc; zooming up 16 places to Number 6. Aquaman treads water at Number 7; Mary Poppins Returns drops two places to Number 8; Spider-man: Into The Spider-Verse falls one to 9. Finally, A Star Is Born returns to the Top 10 at Number 10. On this week’s Official Film Chart online show, see an exciting featurette of Marvel’s record-breaking box office smash Avengers: Endgame, available to Download & Keep from August 19. The action-packed superhero film was recently announced as the highest-grossing film of all-time and is a strong contender for Number 1 on the Official Film Chart upon release.

  • Official Film Chart 7th August 2019
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    Official Film Chart 7th August 2019

    Tim Burton’s live-action Dumbo remake flies to Number 1 following its release on disc. Rising two places, the much-loved Disney flick knocks last week’s chart-topper Alita: Battle Angel from the chart summit to Number 4; former Number 1 Captain Marvel holds on at Number 2, while superhero Shazam! debuts at Number 3 on digital downloads only. Starring Zachary Levi, Mark Strong and Asher Angel, Shazam! is an action-comedy about a teenage foster child, Billy Batson, who is gifted super-powers by a wizard. When he says the Wizard’s name – Shazam – he transforms into a fully-grown adult superhero. The film follows Billy as he learns how to correctly use his powers to fight crime and help his community, whilst also searching for his birth mother. Jordan Peele’s horror Us rebounds five places to its previous peak of Number 5 following its physical release, ahead of Mary Poppins Returns which drops one place to Number 6. Aquaman zooms 21 places back into the Top 10 at Number 7; Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse drops two to Number 8; Cornish singers’ story Fisherman’s Friends is down five to Number 9. Finally, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald shoots up 27 places to round off this week’s Top 10, a nice birthday present for author J K Rowling who celebrated her 54th birthday last week. This week’s Official Film Chart online show features an exciting clip of Stranger Things’ David Harbour as the titular character in the new Hellboy reboot, available to Download & Keep from August 9.

  • Official Film Chart 31st July 2019
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    Official Film Chart 31st July 2019

    Sci-Fi adventure, Alita: Battle Angel completes a three week climb to the top of the Official Film Chart, knocking Captain Marvel into second place in the process. Based on the widely celebrated manga character created by Yukito Kishiro, the Robert Rodriguez directed film tells the tale of a reactivated cyborg on a quest to remember her past life and stars Rosa Salazar in the titular role with a strong supporting cast including Christoph Waltz and Jennifer Connelly. As a result Captain Marvel slips to Number 2; its fourth week on the chart, all spent in either the Number 1 or Number 2 position. The week’s highest new entry comes from Tim Burton’s live action remake of Disney’s animated classic Dumbo flying in on digital downloads only, at Number 3. Starring Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito, Eva Green and Colin Farrell, the film blends live action with computer generated graphics to bring the story of the elephant with the oversized ears to a whole new generation. At Numbers 4 to 6 are previous chart toppers, Fisherman’s Friends (4), Mary Poppins Returns (5) and Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse (6). Right behind that, 1994’s The Lion King climbs into the Top 10 for the first time on the Official Film Chart in the wake of the remake hitting cinema screens. Bohemian Rhapsody and How To Train Your Dragon - The Hidden World trade places with the latter up a place to Number 8 as the former slips to 9. Rounding out the Top 10, last week’s highest new entry, the creepy Us, falls five places to Number 10. Further down the Top 40, Tom Cruise’s eighties classic Top Gun climbs into the Top 20 at Number 18 as the trailer for the highly anticipated sequel continues to build excitement. This week's Official Film Chart online show takes a sneak peek at animated adventure Wonder Park available to Download & Keep from August 5th.