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Back To Black Remains Top Of UK Box Office

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Back to Black has remained first in the rankings, earning £1.9 million in its second week of release.

Directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson, StudioCanal's Amy Winehouse biopic hasn't matched the success of Paramount's Bob Marley: One Love which grossed £2.4 million in its second week.

A 30.1% drop from week one takes the film's UK gross to £6.4 million.

Alex Garland's Civil War has moved up to second, making an extra £1.1 million. This takes the total to £3.8 million, beating Ex Machina (2014) to become the director's highest-grossing film in the UK.

Distributed by A24, the dystopian drama has entered the company's top five highest-grossing films. Screen Daily reports that the film is set to pass other titles such as Ladybird (2017) and Talk To Me (2022) in the coming weeks.

Kung Fu Panda 4 moves down to third with an additional £898,807, for a total of £17.3 million. The film has already surpassed the second and third instalment's UK totals of £17 million and £14.2 million respectively and is close to reaching the first film's £20.4 million.

In its fourth week, Godzilla x Kong: The New Empire remains in fourth with £649,284, a 45.8% drop from week three. This brings its UK total to £12.9 million, with a worldwide gross of $486.8 million.

The vampire ballet horror film, Abigail, opened in fifth with £594,971.

Sony's Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire, making £395,186, is sixth its fifth week. Its total gross of £14.7 million outperforms the original Ghostbusters film, which made £12.4 million in 1984.

Dune: Part Two's £331,441 in its eighth week has pushed the sci-fi sequel into the UK and Ireland's 90 highest-grossing films ever, with £38.7 million. Worldwide, Denis Villeneuve's film has made $695 million.

Watch the trailer for Back to Black below.