Disney’s ‘Aladdin’ continues to soar at the UK box office for the fourth weekend running

Disney’s Aladdin continues its reign at the UK and Ireland box office, seeing off new competition from Men in Black: International to be number one for the fourth weekend in a row.

The live action adaptation has now made over £29.3M within the UK and Ireland, with a global taking to date of $725M.

According to the Screen Daily’s weekend box office figures, the top 10 films in the UK from this weekend are as follows:

1) Aladdin (Disney) – £2.9m
2) Men in Black International (Sony Pictures) – £2.8m
3) Rocketman (Paramount) – £1.6m
4) The Secret Life of Pets 2 (Universal) – £1.5m
5) X-Men: Dark Phoenix (20th Century Fox) – £1m

Disney’s Aladdin is the exciting tale of the charming street rat Aladdin, the courageous and self-determined Princess Jasmine and the Genie who may be the key to their future. Directed by Guy Ritchie, who brings his singular flair for fast-paced, visceral action to the fictitious port city of Agrabah, Aladdin is written by John August and Ritchie based on Disney’s Aladdin.

The film stars Will Smith as the larger-than-life Genie; Mena Massoud as the charming scoundrel Aladdin; Naomi Scott as Jasmine, the beautiful, self-determined princess; Marwan Kenzari as Jafar, the powerful sorcerer; Navid Negahban as the Sultan concerned with his daughter’s future; Nasim Pedrad as Dalia, Princess Jasmine’s free-spirited best friend and confidante; Billy Magnussen as the handsome and arrogant suitor Prince Anders; and Numan Acar as Hakim, Jafar’s right-hand man and captain of the palace guards.

Aladdin is in UK cinemas now.

Nicola Austin

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