Christopher Robin – The workaholic Christopher Robin (Ewan McGregor) encounters his childhood friend Winnie-the-Pooh, who brings some much-needed joy back into his life. This British-made Disney film also stars Hayley Atwell and Bronte Carmichael as his wife and daughter, Evelyn and Madeline Robin.
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again – Ol Parker’s witty showstopper, coming ten years after the first Mamma Mia! movie, is both a sequel and a prequel. Its joyful cast includes Meryl Streep and Lily James as Donna, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Amanda Seyfried, Christine Baranski, Julie Walters and the indomitable Cher as Grandma.
The Meg – Ex-navy captain Jason Statham is called in to rescue the crew of a stricken submersible under attack from a monstrous prehistoric shark – a megalodon. Li Bingbing and Ruby Rose are also on board.
The Equalizer 2 – Denzel Washington is back in action as Robert McCall, the former special ops agent with a powerful sense of natural justice. Director Antoine Fuqua also helmed the first Equalizer movie (2014) and Training Day (2002) for which Denzel won the Best Actor Oscar.
The Festival – Joe Thomas from The Inbetweeners stars in this new British comedy as Nick, who attends a music festival to help him get over a break-up. Also stars Hannah Tointon, Nick Frost and Noel Fielding.
Incredibles 2 – Brad Bird’s spectacular follow-up to The Incredibles (2004) is a pacey Pixar adventure in which Mr Incredible (voiced by Craig T Nelson) stays at home with the kids while his wife Elastigirl (Holly Hunter) is busy saving the world from super-villains. In its 6th week of release, one of the top 5 hits of the last 12 months.
Mission: Impossible – Fallout – Tom Cruise’s sixth mission as special agent Ethan Hunt is a dare-devil global thriller with pulsating action and five-star reviews. Henry Cavill, Simon Pegg and Vanessa Kirby also star.
Ant-Man and the Wasp – Three years after their original hit, Marvel’s Ant-Man (Paul Rudd) takes flight with the Wasp (Evangeline Lilly) on a shape-shifting new adventure. Michael Douglas returns as Dr Hank Pym, alongside Michelle Pfeiffer, Laurence Fishburne and Michael Peña.
Romeo + Juliet – A Secret Cinema presentation, in one London venue only, of Baz Luhrmann’s 21-year-old romance, with Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes well cast as Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers.
Hotel Transylvania 3: A Monster Vacation – Animated comedy in which Dracula (voiced by Adam Sandler) and his monster friends embark on a cruise only to find their nemesis, Van Helsing, steering the liner!
Top 10 films in UK cinemas
Last weekend box-office / Total UK box-office
1 Christopher Robin – NEW £2,553,810 £2,553,810
2 Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again £2,241,507 £54,523,054
3 The Meg £2,113,490 £8,561,777
4 The Equalizer 2 – NEW £1,980,754 £1,980,754
5 The Festival – NEW £1,423,410 £1,423,410
6 Incredibles 2 £1,359,602 £48,579,752
7 Mission: Impossible – Fallout £1,174,345 £20,102,327
8 Ant-Man and the Wasp £1,169,524 £13,597,140
9 Romeo and Juliet: Secret Cinema £999,338 £2,682,527
10 Hotel Transylvania 3: A Monster Vacation £970,776 £13,971,286
comScore data up to and including Sunday 19 August 2018 – explore more at launchingfilms.com