20 April 2024

THE LION KING - Featuring the voices of James Earl Jones as Mufasa, and JD McCrary as Young Simba, Disney’s “The Lion King” is directed by Jon Favreau. In theaters July 29, 2019. © 2019 Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

The Lion King Roars At The Top Of The Official Film Chart

Disney’s The Lion King takes pride of place at Number 1 on this week’s Official Film Chart.

Following its full physical release, the CGI remake of the animated ‘90s Disney classic starring Donald Glover and Beyoncé, roars its way to the top spot brandishing the title of the UK’s biggest DVD and Blu-ray of the week.

Swatted down one place is last week’s chart hero Spider-Man: Far From Home, while screeching in at Number 3, the highest new entry and biggest download of the week, it’s the digital release of Fast & Furious – Hobbs & Shaw, the first spin-off film from the action movie franchise.

Toy Story 4 retreats one place to Number 4 ahead of a non-mover for Aladdin at 5. Danny Boyle’s Yesterday (6) and Taron Egerton’s depiction of Elton John in Rocketman (7) each slip this week, while the original Frozen glides all the way back into the Top 10 boosted by the release of Frozen 2 in cinemas.

Avengers Endgame is down two places to 9 this week, just ahead of supernatural horror sequel Annabelle Comes Home. And finally, the festive season looks to be arriving already as The Grinch and Elf pull up their sledge just outside the Top 10 at Number 11 and 16.

On this week’s Official Film Chart online show take a look at a sneak peek from animated adventure, Playmobil: The Movie, available to download & keep from December 2nd.

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

You can buy any of the titles featured in the Top 10 via https://www.findanyfilm.com/VideoChart. Check out the full Top 40 chart can be viewed on OfficialCharts.com

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