The Film Distributors’ Association (FDA) represents the interests of film distributors in the UK and Ireland. Its membership ranges from Hollywood studios to independent operators and is responsible for 99% of all films released theatrically in the territory.

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UK and Ireland Top 5 Films

to 29th November 2021
FilmDistributorWeeks on releaseWeekend TotalTotal Box Office
1House of GucciUniversal Pictures1£2,425,627£2,425,627
2Ghostbusters: AfterlifeSony Pictures2£2,099,374£7,513,854
3EncantoWalt Disney2£1,720,132£1,720,132
4EternalsWalt Disney4£586,304£13,871,120
5No Time To DieUniversal Pictures9£492,635£95,491,106

Source: Comscore

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Feeling something festive with a side of apocalypse?

Look no further than @AltitudeFilms Silent Night

In cinema's Friday 3 December

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1 - #HouseOfGucci
2 - #Ghostbusters: Afterlife
3 - #Encanto
4 - #Eternals
5 - #NoTimeToDie

Ridley Scott's latest film opens at #1 in the UK & Ireland. Thanks millenials!

Congratulations to the incredibly talented #TheBritList2021! Thanks to the support of our sponsors (@KineticContent @finaldraftinc @FDA_UK @UKScreenSkills), The Brit List can extend the programme of workshops and events offered to the writers…

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Feeling something festive with a hint of an apocalypse?

Look no further than @altitudefilmuk Silent Night

In cinema's Friday 3 December

Justin Chon and Alicia Vikander star in 'Blue Bayou in cinemas Friday 3 December

#BlueBayou #Film #UKFilm

Documenting the first four months of COVID-19 The First Wave is a must see

In Cinemas Friday 26 November


Ryûsuke Hamaguchi brings Murakami’s Drive My Car to screen in spectacular fashion.

In cinemas Friday 19 November


Will Smith serves up tennis stardom for Venus and Serena - Peter Bradshaw

In Cinemas Friday 19 November

#KingRichard #Serena #UKFilm #WillSmith

Ghostbusters Afterlife, the next chapter in the original Ghostbusters universe

In Cinemas Thursday 18 November

#Film #Ghostbusters #WhoYouGonnaCall

Becoming Cousteau in cinemas Friday 12 November

Its focus will be on the inventor-explorer-environmentalist-filmmaker revolution, i.e., giving mankind the resources to explore the ocean with the Aqua Lung, calling attention to ocean pollution, and his longtime collaboration.

The Rescue documents an incredible story of human endurance and the lengths people will go to save someone else' child.

Focusing around members of the team as the try to save 12 boys and a coach who are trapped inside a flooded cave in Thailand.

In cinemas NOW

Japan's greatest heroes must track down the mastermind behind a deadly chemical attack.

My Hero Academia: World Heroes' Mission

In Cinemas Friday 29 October

#MyHeroAcademia #WorldHeros #Sony #UKFilm

Azor in cinemas Friday 29 October

'A private Swiss banker disappears in 1980s Argentina, leaving unsavoury rumours in his wake. His business partner goes to replace him and gain the upper hand in the rivalry between them.'

#Mubi #Azor #UKFilm

From the visionary world of acclaimed director Scott Cooper and horror maestro Guillermo del Toro comes Antlers out Friday 29 October

#Antlers #DelToro #UKFilm

'Stupidly Enjoyable... Edgar Wright’s time-travel film plays like a 60s pop song building towards a big climax' - The Guardian

Last Night in Soho out Friday 29 October

#LastNightInSoho #EdgarWright #UKFilm #Soho