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“Wonka” remains at the top of the box office in the UK and Ireland and “Poor Things” is impressing

“Wonka” remains at the top of the box office in the UK and Ireland and “Poor Things” is impressing

Warner Bros. “Wonka” continued to dominate the box office in the UK and Ireland with £2.2 million ($2.8 million), according to Comscore figures.

After six weekends at the box office, Timothée Chalamet's film has grossed £56.1 million.

Disney's Golden Globe-winning Poor Things, directed by Yorgos Lanthimos and starring Emma Stone in a Golden Globe-winning performance, debuted to £1.8 million. In its third weekend, in third place, Sony's “Anyone But You” collected £1,246,921 for a total of £5.3 million. Just below, with £1,246,292, in its second weekend, was Warner Bros. “One Life” grossed £5.8 million.

Sky Cinema/Studiocanal release “The Beekeeper” came in fifth with £956,380. Another debut in the top ten was Warner Bros.' “The Boys In The Boat” came in tenth place with £270,297.

Among the new releases, it will open mid-week in January. 17 is the eagerly anticipated “Mean Girls” film, starring Angourie Rice, Auli'i Cravalho, Renee Rapp, Jakyll Spivey, Avantika, Baby Wood, Christopher Prinny, Jenna Fischer, Busy Phillips, Tina Fey and Tim Meadows, which Paramount opens wide wide. Across more than 300 sites. On Thursday, Pathé Live opens the “Queen Rock Montreal” concert film.

Among the contenders for the awards season that opens on Friday are Signature Entertainment's “The End We Start From,” directed by Mahalia Bello, and starring Jodie Comer, Joel Fry, Katherine Waterston, Gina Mackey and Mark Strong, and “The Holdovers.” “Produced by Universal. Paul Giamatti, Davenjoy Randolph and Dominic Sessa.

Bulldog is releasing the Slamdance Award-winning comedy “The Civil Dead,” while BFI Distribution has the documentary “Werner Herzog: Radical Dreamer” and a 50th anniversary reissue of “The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser,” both part of the Werner Herzog franchise. The retrospective takes place at BFI Southbank's flagship venue in London. Central City Media releases the popular Hong Kong drama “In Broad Daylight,” which received multiple nominations at the Golden Horse Festival and Shanghai Film Festival.

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