Bumblebee flies to Number 1 in UK Official Film Chart
James R | On 23, May 2019
Bumblebee has flown back to Number 1 on the UK’s Official Film Chart this week, following its release on disc, outselling the rest of the Top 5 combined.
The Transformers prequel bests The Favourite, which also enjoyed a surge up the charts after its release on disc this week; Olivia Colman’s Oscar-winning performance rises seven places to Number 2.
The highest new entry honours go to M. Night Shyamalan’s Glass, the third and final instalment of his Unbreakable series, which impacts at 3 on downloads alone. Bohemian Rhapsody holds firm at Number 4; last week’s Number 1 Mary Poppins Returns drops four places to 5; Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse lands at 6, while Avengers: Infinity War slides to Number 7.
Mary Queen Of Scots climbs three to Number 8, entering the Top 10 for the first time.
The historical drama stars Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie as the title character and Queen Elizabeth I respectively. Mary’s cousin Elizabeth rules both England and Scotland, but when Mary attempts to lay claim to the English throne; betrayal, rebellion, and conspiracies within each court hold both thrones in peril – and change the course of history.
Aquaman drops two to Number 9, ahead of this week’s highest climber The Secret Life Of Pets – which zooms 15 places to Number 10; it’s the first time the animated adventure has reached the Top 10 and comes ahead of its sequel’s release in cinemas on 24th May.
The full Top 40 chart can be viewed on OfficialCharts.com. You can see the top 10 below – and watch this week’s Official Film Chart online show, which features an exclusive scene from Green Book, winner of Best Picture at this year’s Oscars, available to Download & Keep from 25th May.
The Official Film Chart Top 10 – 22nd May 2019
|5||1||Mary Poppins Returns|
|6||5||Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse|
|7||3||Avengers: Infinity War|
|8||11||Mary Queen of Scots|
|10||25||The Secret Life of Pets|