The second installment of the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel starring Dames Judi Dench and Maggie Smith has earned £3.8m in its opening weekend at the box office putting the sequel ahead of second place Fifty Shades of Grey.
Fifty Shades of Grey took £2.2m putting the film second place in the UK Box Office earning more than £30m in three weeks. Focus featuring Will Smith earned £1.9m to finish in third place leaving Big Hero 6 and Shaun the Sheep at numbers four and five respectively.
The UK box office top ten in full:
1. The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel – £3,771,852
2. Fifty Shades of Grey – £2,248,492
3. Focus– £1,910,245
4. Big Hero 6 – £1,219,171
5. Shaun the Sheep Movie – £1,008,452
6. Kingsman: The Secret Service – £667,464
7. The Boy Next Door – £406,174
8. It Follows – £371,142
9. The Wedding Ringer – £368,213
10. The Theory of Everything – £333,039