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Sing 2 ends Spider-man: No Way Home’s six-week reign at UK-Ireland Box Office

Sing 2 ends Spider-man: No Way Home’s six-week reign at UK-Ireland Box Office

Universal animation‘s sequel, Sing 2, pushed down Spiderman: No Way Home from its top spot at the UK-Ireland Box Office.

The sequel, both written and directed by Garth Jennings, features the returning voices of Matthew McConaughey, Scarlett Johansson, Tori Kelly, Taron Egerton, and many more. The star-studded movie was back with a few additional talented voices like Halsey, Pharell Williams, and U2 singer Bono.

Weekend United Kingdom Chart for January 28, 2022 (UKP)

MovieGenreGrossChangeThtrs.Per Thtr.Total GrossDays
newSing 2Adventure£6,764,170 631£10,720  £6,764,1703
(-)BelfastDrama£1,856,773-20%747£2,486  £5,979,57710
(-)Nightmare AlleyThriller/Suspense£350,967-36%0   £1,244,34810
(-)The King’s ManAction£281,912-28%0   £7,596,67836
(-)West Side StoryMusical£118,326-40%0   £7,240,56752
(-)EncantoAdventure£96,848-57%0   £7,082,40566
(-)Licorice PizzaDrama£84,801-57%155£547  £2,156,15824
(-)The French DispatchComedy£1,458-37%0   £4,075,070101
(-)Ron’s Gone WrongAdventure£361-80%0   £4,676,078101
Via The Numbers

Source: British Film Institute.

It debuted at £6.8 million ($9.2 million) from 631 sites with an average of £10,776 per location. Spider-man: No Way Home was dethroned by Sing 2 with a three-day gross of £6.8 million and is stable up to date for a week. With its six-week reign dethroned, it fell to the third with £1.8 million.

 Rank Film (distributor) Three-day gross (Jan 28-30)Total gross to date  Week
 1.Sing 2 (Universal)  £6.8m £6.8m 1
 2.Belfast (Univeral) £1.89m £6m 2
 3.Spider-Man: No Way Home (Sony) £1.8m £89.9m 7
 4.Scream (Paramount) £788k £6.15m 3
 5.Nightmare Alley (Disney) £332k £1.2m 2
Source: ScreenDaily

Now considered as ‘the biggest animated opening in the pandemic’ according to Screen Daily, Sing 2 continues its steady pace after a week.

Following the success of Sing 2, another Universal motion picture, Belfast, raced to the top with £6 million on its second week. It is followed by Spider-man: No Way Home on the third, Paramount’s Scream movie reboot at fourth, and Disney’s Nightmare Alley at top five.

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Nothing to worry about Spider-man fans

This isn’t sad news though for the MCU fans, as Spider-man: No Way Home has already achieved the sixth highest-grossing movie of all time. And that is with earning a total of $1,739,800,257 billion. I mean, wow, that sure is a lot.

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