Bad Boys for Life tops UK Film Chart
Staff Reporter | On 22, May 2020
It’s Bad Boys For Life for film fans, as Will Smith and Martin Lawrence’s sequel has stormed their way to the top of the UK’s Official Film Chart.
The action flick debuted at Number 1 in the chart, seeing off competition from Onward, Little Women and last week’s chart topper 1917. Will Smith and Martin Lawrence are reunited in their roles as detectives Mike Lowry and Marcus Burnett for the first time since 2003 in the third installation of the franchise, which sees the pair face off against a familial team of drug lords taking revenge on the city of Miami.
The film knocks last week’s Number 1, WW1 epic 1917 to Number 2, more than doubling its sales. Pixar adventure Onward slips to Number 3, just ahead of a new entry from Greta Gerwig’s adaptation of Little Women – reaching Number 4 on digital downloads alone. Starring Emma Watson, Saoirse Ronan, Florence Pugh and Eliza Scanlen, the adaptation of the classic novel by Louisa May Alcott was nominated for six Academy Awards this year, winning one for Best Costume Design.
A third new entry comes in at Number 8: Bombshell, which stars Nicole Kidman, Charlize Theron and Margot Robbie as a group of women who set out to expose the CEO of Fox News for sexual harassment.
More titles firmly holding on to a Top 10 placing this week are Taika Waititi’s Jojo Rabbit (5), Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (6) and Frozen 2 (7). Finally, Jumanji: The Next Level drops to Number 9 and The Gentlemen closes off the countdown at 10.
Read on for the full top 10 or watch the weekly online chart show, which includes a sneak peek at Tom Hanks in Fred Rogers biopic A Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood, out on digital platforms from 25th May.
|1||NEW||Bad Boys for Life|
|6||3||Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker|
|9||7||Jumanji: The Next Level|