'How To Train Your Dragon 3' soars to UK box office summit

Screen | 2/4/2019 | Tom Grater
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How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, the third instalment in the animated famly franchise from Dreamworks, opened with £5.3m from Friday to Sunday from 555 locations. That’s a location average of £9,500.

The number tops its two predecessors, which opened with £4.8m in April 2010 and £2.6m in June 2016 respectively. How To Train Your Dragon 2 ended its UK run with £25.5m, which remains the highest watermark for the franchise to date.

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Mary Queen Of Scots dropped to fourth in the chart after its third weekend, adding £782,143, a 49% drop, for £6.6m to date.

Green Book, Peter Farrelly’s film which is up for five Oscars this year including best picture, grossed £1.2m on its opening three-day weekend for a site average of £2,200. With previews of £446,028, the film posted a total opening of £1.7m from 557 sites.

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Vice added £581,985 in its second weekend, a 53% drop. The film is up to £2.5m.

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Stan And Ollie is up to £9.3m in the UK after posting a further £412,464 this weekend.

Glass fell to third in the chart in its third weekend. The film added £950,000 a 51% drop, for £8.6m so far.

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Mary Poppins Returns, now in its seventh week, added £525,000 for a lifetime of £42.9m.

Ralph Breaks The Internet is up to £17.9m after adding £202,000 this weekend.

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