Christopher Robin – The workaholic Christopher Robin (Ewan McGregor) bumps into his childhood friend Winnie-the-Pooh, who restores some much-needed joy in his life. This British-made Disney film presents Hayley Atwell and Bronte Carmichael as his wife and daughter, Evelyn and Madeline Robin. Second week at no.1.
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again – Ol Parker’s huge hit, 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, Amanda Seyfried, Julie Walters, Colin Firth, Andy Garcia 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.
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 week 7 of release, it’s the UK’s no.2 animated film of all time!
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.
BlacKkKlansman – The latest Spike Lee joint stars John David Washington as a Colorado Springs police officer who joins the local Klu Klux Klan, with a white colleague (Adam Driver) attending the meetings in his name. Based on an extraordinary true case from the 1970s, the film has Alec Baldwin and Topher Grace in its cast.
The Spy Who Dumped Me – New comedy adventure starring Mila Kunis, whose ex-boyfriend is revealed as a spy when he appears at her LA home chased by assassins. Also stars Kate McKinnon and Justin Theroux.
Mission: Impossible – Fallout – Tom Cruise’s 6th and biggest mission as special agent Ethan Hunt is a dare-devil thriller with pulsating action and 5-star reviews. Henry Cavill, Simon Pegg and Vanessa Kirby also star.
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, at the helm of the liner!
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 second shape-shifting adventure. Michael Douglas returns as Dr Hank Pym, with Michelle Pfeiffer, Laurence Fishburne and Michael Peña.
Top 10 films in UK cinemas
Last weekend box-office / Total UK box-office
1 Christopher Robin £2,138,824 £7,184,365
2 Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again £1,701,162 £58,748,746
3 The Meg £1,502,535 £11,734,530
4 Incredibles 2 £1,268,401 £51,229,806
5 The Equalizer 2 £1,256,615 £4,558,724
6 BlacKkKlansman – NEW £1,234,214 £1,234,214
7 The Spy Who Dumped Me – NEW £1,057,211 £1,057,211
8 Mission: Impossible – Fallout £924,424 £21,855,333
9 Hotel Transylvania 3: A Monster Vacation £910,555 £15,966,398
10 Ant-Man and the Wasp £794,409 £15,470,066
comScore data up to and including Sunday 26 August 2018 – explore more at launchingfilms.com