‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi ’
Dollar amounts are based on today’s conversions.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi continued its dominance over the UK box office, adding a further $10.81m (£7.975m) over the weekend (29-31 Dec), plus $1.8m (£1.33m) from the Bank Holiday Monday.
Rian Johnson’s sequel dropped a decent 22% from the previous weekend, and is up to $95.4 (£69.6m) in the UK so far.
The film is neck-and-neck with Beauty And The Beast (also Disney) in the race to be the highest grossing film of 2017 in the UK. A Disney source told Screen that Beast might edge it, but this is not yet confirmed.
The previous Star Wars installment, The Force Awakens, finished its UK run with $161m (around £112m) in 2016.
Over the festive period The Last Jedi passed $1bn at the global box office,