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US Top Ten movies

Racing drama Ford v Ferrari nabbed pole position over the weekend, but the success was overshadowed by the disasterous relaunch of the Charlie's Angels franchise. In response, Sony has sharply cut the marketing budget for the global rollout.

The other new release, arthouse battle of wits The Good Liar, landed at seven, making almost as much per screen as the Angels.

Meanwhile Joker has become the first R-rated film to cross the 1 billion dollars global take threshold. Oscar is paying attention.

Weekend of 15 - 17 November 2019

  1. Ford v Ferrari (new) (31.5 M$)
  2. Midway (2 weeks)
  3. Charlie's Angels (new) !!
  4. Playing With Fire (2 weeks)
  5. Last Christmas (2 weeks)
  6. Doctor Sleep (2 weeks)
  7. The Good Liar (new)
  8. Joker (7 weeks)
  9. Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil (5 weeks)
  10. Harriet (3 weeks)

UK Top Ten movies

Joker was finally knocked off his perch by Khalesi, now doing a seasonal rom-com instead of flying dragons around.

Le Mans 66, which debuted on top Stateside, had to contend with second spot here.

Weekend of 15 - 17 November 2019

  1. Last Christmas (new) (2.65 M£)
  2. Le Mans 66 (aka Ford v Ferrari) (new)
  3. Joker (7 weeks)
  4. Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil (5 weeks)
  5. The Addams Family (4 weeks)
  6. The Good Liar (2 weeks)
  7. Abominable (re-entry, 1 week)
  8. Midway (2 weeks)
  9. Shaun The Sheep Movie: Farmageddon (6 weeks)
  10. Terminator: Dark Fate (4 weeks)
Thanks to Comscore for UK data.

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