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US Top Ten movies

Fast & Furious maintained its grip on the top, seeing off a rich field of challengers. Of these, Scary Stories did the best, even though it didn't have as many screens as Dora.

The other newcomers slotted into the top ten in a staggered fashion, with further upsets coming this week to shake things up even further.

The Lion King is currently 12th on the all-time global list, and should be hitting the top ten in the next week or two.

Weekend of 9 - 11 August 2019

  1. Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2 weeks)
  2. Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (new) (20.9 M$)
  3. The Lion King (4 weeks)
  4. Dora and the Lost City of Gold (new)
  5. Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (3 weeks)
  6. The Art of Racing in the Rain (new)
  7. The Kitchen (new)
  8. Spider-Man: Far from Home (6 weeks)
  9. Toy Story 4 (8 weeks)
  10. Bring the Soul: The Movie (new)

UK Top Ten movies

The Lion King has reclaimed the throne, echoing the strong globabl performance of the title, after 4 weeks in release.

Bruce Springsteen-inspired musical comedy Blinded By the Light did the best of the newcomers, with kiddie movie Playmobil struggling to compete against the other childrens' movies already on circuit.

Weekend of 9 - 11 August 2019

  1. The Lion King (4 weeks)
  2. Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw (2 weeks)
  3. Toy Story 4 (7 weeks)
  4. Blinded By the Light (new) (966 K£)
  5. Spider-Man: Far from Home (6 weeks)
  6. Angry Birds 2 (2 weeks)
  7. Playmobil (new)
  8. Yesterday (7 weeks)
  9. Casino Royale (10 weeks)
  10. BTS: The Movie (new)
Thanks to Comscore for UK data.

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