Fantastical Elton John biopic, Rocketman, zooms up six places to hit the top of the chart this week, following its release on DVD and Blu-ray. Taron Egerton’s portrayal of the legendary singer enjoys its fourth week on the chart, besting its previous peak of Number 3.
Last week’s Number 1, the live-action version of Disney’s Aladdin, slips one place to Number 2 and X-Men: Dark Phoenix flies up five places to Number 3 thanks to its first full week of digital sales. Last week’s highest new entry, The Secret Life Of Pets 2, is down to Number 4 and former chart topper John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum falls to Number 5.
The record-breaking Avengers: Endgame spends another week in the Top 10 at Number 6, while Pokemon: Detective Pikachu drops two places to 7 and Godzilla: King Of The Monsters is at Number 8. Meanwhile the best-selling title of the year so far, Bohemian Rhapsody, climbs one place to Number 9 and Mary Poppins Returns makes a magical re-appearance, floating twenty-six places back up to 10.
On this week’s Official Film Chart online show, check out a hilarious clip from Disney’s Toy Story 4, which is available to Download & Keep from October 14. Tom Hanks once again lends his voice to Sheriff Woody, who leads a gang of both new and familiar faces on an epic road trip.
The Official Film Chart is unveiled each Wednesday and is the subject of a Top 10 Official Film Chart online show, published on OfficialCharts.com and available for media syndication.
The chart – the result of a partnership between the Official Charts Company, the British Association for Screen Entertainment and incorporating data from retailer members of the Entertainment Retailers Association – is published on OfficialCharts.com every Wednesday at noon and counts movie downloads from services including Amazon, iTunes, Sky Store, Virgin Media Store, Rakuten TV, Talk Talk TV, as well as 4K UHD, Blu-ray and DVD disc sales from all high street and online retailers