Top 100 UK Box Office Films

Warning: This Channel 4 Ultimate Film is not a guide to good films nor a list of films you must watch before you die. But a list of the most successful films in UK, in terms of the numbers of tickets sold.

rank. Title (release year) estimated admissions, in millions

  1. Gone With the Wind (1940) ~35m, also won 10 Oscars.
  2. The Sound of Music (1965) ~30m, one of the popular musical of all time.
  3. Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs (1938) ~28m, a classic animation, the last one in a supervision of the legendary Walt Disney.

Never have a chance to watch number one nor two. But I think I used to watch Snow White at least once, not sure if it’s the original version or not.

Other big films of my age in the list, below.

  1. Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope (1978) ~20.76m
  2. The Jungle Book (1968) ~19.8m (in Thai: “เมาคลี ลูกหมาป่า”)
  3. Titanic (1998) ~18.91m. Used to have it on HBO for several times, but never watch it from the beginning til its end.
  4. Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s Stone (2001) ~17.56m. Don’t BOO me, .. never watch or read Harry Potter. I’m sorry 🙁
  5. Grease (1978) ~17.2m. I never see this film, but can rekon many songs from it. My sister have its soundtracks album.
  6. Jaws (1976) ~16.2m
  7. Jurassic Park (1993) ~16.17m. Every kids love dinosaurs, I’m not an exception.
  8. Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring (2001) ~15.98m
  9. Thunderball (1966) ~15.6m
  10. Lord Of The Rings: The Return Of The King (2003) ~15.22m
  11. Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers (2002) ~14.4m
  12. The Full Monty (1997) ~14.19m
  13. Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets (2002) ~14.18m
  14. Goldfinger (1964) ~13.9m
  15. Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999) ~13.59m
  16. Ben Hur (1959) ~13.2m. Watched it once at my highschool days, very epic.

FYI, Thunderball and Goldfinger are James Bond film

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