A Monster Hit In The UK

Billy Crystal stars as Michael “Mike” Wazowski in Monsters University

It was another great weekend at the box office for Disney’s Monsters University, making £2,791,078 on its second weekend in the UK. With a star studded cast returning with Billy Crystal as Michael “Mike” Wazowski, John Goodman as James P.”Sulley” Sullivan and Steve Buscemi as Randall “Randy” Boggs, the film centres on the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their time at Monsters University. The film has made a total of £8,633,957 in the UK.

Coming up second is The World’s End, the third in the Cornetto Trilogy following Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz. The film follows a group of friend who discover an alien invasion during a pub crawl. The film made £2,123,576 on its opening weekend in the UK missing out the top spot to Monsters University by approximately £600,000.

Despicable Me 2 has made a total gross of £30,279,559 after four weeks at the box office. This weekend the film has made £1,850,549 slipping down to the number three spot.

Directed by Guillermo del Toro, Pacific Rim has come up fourth in its second week. Making £1,332,877 last weekend at the box office and a total gross of £5,163,564 the American science fiction film is set in 2020’s when Earth is under attack by colossal monsters which have emerged from an inter-dimensional portal in the Pacific Ocean, humanity unite create giant robots to save mankind.

Coming in fifth is Now You See Me, the American caper film directed by Louis Leterrier, which has spent three weeks in the top five with a total gross of £7,248,705 and making £922,669 at this weekend’s box office.

The top ten was rounded off with World War Z at number six, The Internship at number seven, Man of Steel at number eight, The Frozen Ground at number nine and at number ten is This is the End.