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US Top Ten movies

Sonic the Hedgehog set a new opening record for a video-game adaptation, while wowing the movie-going public (so far).

In contrast, TV show-morphed-reboot Fantasy Island had a tougher time, narrowly besting time-travelling The Photograph to nab third spot, with The Photograph in fourth.

Avalanche-survival family drama Downhill was the film at ten.

Weekend of 14 - 16 February 2020

  1. Sonic the Hedgehog (new) (58 M$)
  2. Birds of Prey (new, shorter title) (2 weeks)
  3. Fantasy Island (new)
  4. The Photograph (new)
  5. Bad Boys For Life (5 weeks)
  6. 1917 (6 weeks)
  7. Parasite (re-entry, 1 week)
  8. Jumanji: The Next Level (10 weeks)
  9. Dolittle (5 weeks)
  10. Downhill (new)

UK Top Ten movies

Video-game refugee Sonic the Hedgehog had a good debut this past weekend, proving there is still life in the little bloke, despite below-average reviews from the critics. The fan-boys seem to like it.

Boosted by Oscar success, Parasite moved up the charts to reach number 2, while the latest film version of Jane Austen's Emma struggled a bit, only making it to number 6.

Polish erotic crime drama 365 Dni landed at 8, but probably has niche appeal.

Weekend of 14 - 16 February 2020

  1. Sonic the Hedgehog (new) (4.7 M£)
  2. Parasite (2 weeks)
  3. Dolittle (2 weeks)
  4. 1917 (6 weeks)
  5. Birds Of Prey: And The Fantabulous Emancipation Of One Harley Quinn (2 weeks)
  6. Emma (new)
  7. Bad Boys For Life (5 weeks)
  8. 365 Dni (new)
  9. Jumanji: The Next Level (10 weeks)
  10. The Gentlemen (7 weeks)
Thanks to Comscore for UK data.

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