Sam Mendes’ First World War epic 1917 has stormed the UK box office, with a £7.3m opening weekend taking it to the top spot.
The feature took £7.4m including previews; it played in 684 locations, grossing £10,731 per locations. It won best motion picture – drama at the Golden Globes the weekend before last, and is looking for a strong haul of nominations in today’s Oscar nominations. It is currently second-favourite to win the best film prize with most bookmakers.
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