UK Box Office Predictions: The Domination of Downton!

There are two big releases this weekend, horror Ready or Not and prestige picture the Goldfinch. While they’re both appearing on over 300 screens, we don’t think that either will trouble Downton Abbey’s exceptional dominance at the top of the UK box office.

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UK Box Office Predictions: Will the Lion King Rule the Box Office?

As far as we can tell, nothing significant is coming out this week to trouble the latest Disney behemoth, the Lion King. It’s been received lukewarm reviews with Empire saying that the film is “beautifully crafted and carefully conceived, without ever entirely justifying its existence”, but we don’t think this will have the slightest bit of impact on what is sure to be a kingly box office performance.

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UK Box Office Predictions: Will Godzilla Squash Aladdin?

In 2014 Godzilla opened to great reviews and over six million pounds. Five years later the reviews for its sequel, Godzilla : King of the Monsters, frankly suck. Empire said that it was “an overload of repetitive, joyless destruction that mistakes volume and demolition for actual excitement”. Ouch! Still, we can see the monster-mash slotting above Aladdin, which made just over seven million at the weekend (but we expect Aladdin will stay in the charts for far, far longer).

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