Hobbs & Shaw Screeches Into Number 1

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Action movie franchise spin-off Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw steers into the Number 1 spot on this week’s Official Film Chart, overthrowing Disney’s The Lion King as the UK’s most popular movie of the week in the nation’s homes.

Starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Jason Statham as lawman Luke Hobbs and outcast Deckard Shaw who form an unlikely alliance when a cyber-genetically enhanced villain threatens the future of humanity, Fast & Furious is the best seller on DVD and Blu-ray over the past seven days.

Down one place to Number 2 is former chart-topper The Lion King, while Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the gang of Toy Story 4 also skid a place to Number 3, along with Spider-Man (4).



Bringing the Christmas cheer at Number 5, it’s much-loved 2003 festive comedy Elf, telling the story of Buddy who was adopted and raised by Santa’s elves. Buddy heads out on an adventure to New York to meet his biological father and to spread Christmas cheer amid a world of cynics. Elf climbs 8 places and is the most downloaded movie of the week.

Rocketman and Disney’s Aladdin slip one place each to Number 6 and 7, while Danny Boyle’s Yesterday is a non-mover (8). The Grinch (9) and Avengers: Endgame complete the Top 10.

On this week’s Official Film Chart online show take a look at this exclusive clip of Gerard Butler in Angel Has Fallen, available to download & keep from 16 December.

The Official Film Chart Top 10 – 4 December 2019

PosTitleLabel
1FAST & FURIOUS: HOBBS & SHAWUNIVERSAL PICTURES
2THE LION KINGWALT DISNEY
3TOY STORY 4WALT DISNEY
4SPIDER-MAN: FAR FROM HOMESONY PICTURES HE
5ELFWARNER HOME VIDEO
6ROCKETMANPARAMOUNT
7ALADDINWALT DISNEY
8YESTERDAYUNIVERSAL PICTURES
9THE GRINCHUNIVERSAL PICTURES
10AVENGERS: ENDGAMEMARVEL FILMS

© Official Charts Company 2019

VIEW THE FULL TOP 40 – https://www.officialcharts.com/charts/film-chart/


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Alton loves film. He is founder and Editor In Chief of BRWC.  Some of the films he loves are Rear Window, Superman 2, The Man With The Two Brains, Clockwise, Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind, Trading Places, Stir Crazy and Punch-Drunk Love.

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