Sony’s “Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire” took the top spot at the U.K. and Ireland box office, dethroning Warner Bros.’ “Dune: Part II,” which had held the position for three weeks. The Timothée Chalamet-starring film came in second with £2.6 million, bringing its total to £30.7 million. Black Bear’s “Immaculate” debuted in third place with £522,583, followed by Studiocanal’s “Wicked Little Letters” in fourth place and Universal’s “Migration” in fifth place.

There were two more debuts in the top 10, including Vertigo’s “Late Night With The Devil” in seventh place and Trafalgar’s “Romeo Et Juliette – Met Opera 2023/24” in tenth place. With the Easter holidays approaching, the week is filled with new releases, including Trafalgar Releasing’s music documentary “Hate To Love: Nickelback” and drama-thriller “Mother’s Instinct.” Universal’s “Kung Fu Panda 4” and Warner Bros.’ “Godzilla X Kong: The New Empire” are also set to be released, along with a variety of festival films.

Several festival films are also hitting theaters, such as Anthony Chen’s “Drift,” Giacomo Abbruzzese’s “Disco Boy,” and Sean Price Williams’ “The Sweet East.” Additionally, classics like Studiocanal’s 4K restoration of “The Lavender Hill Mob” and Park Circus’ 60th-anniversary re-release of “Mary Poppins” are set to delight fans of classic cinema.

The week also sees the release of festival gems like “Opus,” featuring Ryuichi Sakamoto, and “The Origin of Evil,” “Silver Haze,” “We 12,” and “Little Eggs: A Frozen Rescue.” Fans of Hong Kong Cantopop boy band Mirror will enjoy Trinity’s “We 12,” while animation enthusiasts can look forward to Mirace/Dazzler’s “Little Eggs: A Frozen Rescue.” Overall, the diverse lineup of films promises something for everyone to enjoy.

With a mix of new releases, festival films, and classic cinema, moviegoers in the U.K. and Ireland have a wide range of options to choose from at the box office. From blockbuster hits like “Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire” to critically acclaimed festival fare, there is something for every taste. As the Easter holidays approach, audiences can look forward to a diverse selection of films that cater to various genres and interests. Whether it’s a music documentary, a drama-thriller, or an animated adventure, there is no shortage of entertainment options for movie enthusiasts.

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