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Friday 18 April 2014

Wolf Of Wall Street tops UK charts

Leonardo DiCaprio stars in The Wolf Of Wall Street

Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio's fifth collaboration, The Wolf Of Wall Street, has remained at the top of the UK box office for the third weekend running.

The Oscar-nominated financial drama, which stars Leo as former stockbroker Jordan Belfort, has banked more than £2.3 million, thus holding off competition from Steve McQueen's 12 Years A Slave.

The slavery drama, which stars Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender and Brad Pitt, took second place, having made more than £1.4 million, according to figures by Rentrak, reported Digital Spy.

The Wolf Of Wall Street, which also stars Jonah Hill and Margot Robbie, has now grossed nearly £15 million, making it Martin's most successful film in the UK ahead of Gangs Of New York and The Departed.

Zac Efron's new release That Awkward Moment debuted in third place, with takings of over £961,167, followed by I, Frankenstein - a modern reworking of Mary Shelley's classic story with Aaron Eckhart - in fourth spot, with £811,365 in box office takings.

Disney's musical Frozen, which will be re-released in a new sing-along version, appeared in the fifth place, with Peter Berg's war drama Lone Survivor entering the charts in sixth spot.

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, American Hustle, the Coen brothers' Inside Llewyn Davis and August: Osage County round out the top 10.

This week sees the release of Oscar-nominated Aids drama Dallas Buyers Club, The Invisible Woman, Robocop and Disney animation Mr Peabody And Sherman.

Press Association

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