February 7, 2012
'Chronicle' lands UK box office top spot
The found footage adventure ends the reign of 'War Horse'
Chronicle has ended War Horse's three-week reign at the top of the UK box office chart.
The acclaimed found-footage superhero movie takes the number one spot on its opening weekend, taking in over £2 million, and comfortable beating Journey 2: The Mysterious Island into second place.
In the wake of these new entries, George Clooney's Oscar favourite The Descendants drops a place to land at number three.
The top five is completed by Adam Sandler's new comedy Jack And Jill at five, while Sam Worthington's heist thriller Man On A Ledge also debuts at six.
The UK box office top ten is:
1. Chronicle - £2,193,072
2. Journey 2: The Mysterious Island - £1,200,587
3. The Descendants - £1,112,964
4. War Horse - £889,687
5. Jack And Jill - £848,814
6. Man On A Ledge - £697,394
7. The Grey - £521,188
8. A Monster In Paris - £474,941
9. The Artist - £377,889
10. Carnage - £298,733