Avatar: The Way of Water has made the biggest Official Film Chart debut of 2023 as it soars to Number 1 with more than 160,000 digital sales.
The long-awaited sequel to 2009’s Avatar scores the biggest first week for a film since Top Gun: Maverick (Number 5 this week) in August 2022.
Meanwhile Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical drops one to Number 2, Elvis enjoys a surge up the chart to Number 3 and Hop returns to the Top 10 at Number 4.
The second new entry this week comes from sci-fi horror M3GAN, which debuts at Number 6.
Dropping five places is former Number 1 A Man Called Otto (7), finishing just ahead of Babylon (8) which rises one.
Biographical drama Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance With Somebody (9) re-enters the Top 10 after rising seven places. Finally, Puss In Boots: The Last Wish floats down five to Number 10.
The Official Film Chart Top 10 – 12th April 2023
|NEW||1||AVATAR – THE WAY OF WATER||20TH CENTURY FOX HE|
|1||2||ROALD DAHL’S MATILDA THE MUSICAL||SONY PICTURES HE|
|8||3||ELVIS||WARNER HOME VIDEO|
|3||5||TOP GUN – MAVERICK||PARAMOUNT|
|2||7||A MAN CALLED OTTO||SONY PICTURES HE|
|16||9||WHITNEY HOUSTON – I WANNA DANCE WITH||SONY PICTURES HE|
|5||10||PUSS IN BOOTS – THE LAST WISH||DREAMWORKS ANIMATION|