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US Top Ten movies

The movie-about-kids-but-not-for-kids Good Boys came up on top this past weekend, while Angry Birds 2 had a rather lacklustre debut, despite a high number of screens.

Underwater terror 47 Meters Down had an appropriate launch given its low budget, while British Springsteen tribute Blinded by the Light struggled to find an audience.

The Lion King is currently 9th on the all-time global list, but has over 100 million to go before claiming the next spot up..

Weekend of 16 - 18 August 2019

  1. Good Boys (new) (21.4 M$)
  2. Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (3 weeks)
  3. The Lion King (5 weeks)
  4. The Angry Birds Movie 2 (new)
  5. Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2 weeks)
  6. Dora and the Lost City of Gold (2 weeks)
  7. 47 Meters Down: Uncaged (new)
  8. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (4 weeks)
  9. The Art of Racing in the Rain (2 weeks)
  10. Blinded by the Light (new)

UK Top Ten movies

Tarrantino manipulated his way to the top of the weekend box office, with a decent debut. Of the other new releases, Dora did the best, just ahead of Toy Story, while adult comedy Good Boys does not appear to appeal to the British sense of humour.

Meanwhile Casino Royale has probably had its last weekend on the Top Ten.

Weekend of 16 - 18 August 2019

  1. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (new) (7.5M£)
  2. The Lion King (5 weeks)
  3. Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (3 weeks)
  4. Dora and the Lost City of Gold (new)
  5. Toy Story 4 (8 weeks)
  6. Good Boys (new)
  7. Blinded By the Light (2 weeks)
  8. Angry Birds 2 (3 weeks)
  9. Spider-Man: Far from Home (7 weeks)
  10. Casino Royale (11 weeks)
Thanks to Comscore for UK data.

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