Tom Hardy’s Venom has taken the No. 1 spot in the Official Film Chart.
Sony’s Marvel movie debuted in the top spot on digital downloads alone, outselling 2018’s biggest film and this week’s No. 2 film The Greatest Showman by 4,000 units.
The UK has been watching Gary Oldman’s Oscar-winning turn as Winston Churchill as Darkest Hour reentered the chart at No. 10.
BlacKkKlansman entered the Top 10 for the first time, reaching a peak position of No. 7
7, no doubt off the back of the film’s award season love.
The chart, published every Wednesday, ranks the biggest selling films on disc and download for each week. It is the product of a partnership between the Official Charts Company, the British Association for Screen Entertainment and incorporates data from retailer members of the Entertainment Retailers Association.
Anyone wishing to buy any of the titles featured in the chart can do so via FindAnyFilm.com. The full Top 40 chart can be viewed on OfficialCharts.com.
The Official Film Chart counts movie downloads from services including Amazon, iTunes, Sky Store, Virgin Media Store, Rakuten TV, Talk Talk TV, as well as 4K UHD, Blu-ray and DVD disc sales from all high street and online retailers.