Take a look at the below list of Top 10 Highest Grossing British Movies of All Time till 2017. There are plenty of ways to go about totting up the box office films in the UK. First, you can look at the movies that have made the most money since their release-adjusting for inflation; this would be the all-time classic Gone with the Wind. If we are looking at it by the stock of the top British film producers of all time, then spring in the park would top this list.
British movies are some of the best sources of entertainment. Each time you have some free time on your hands, don’t just stick to outdoor activities, there are a lot of things that you can do at home. Below are some of the highest British movies that you can watch during the weekend.
List of Top 10 Highest Grossing British Movies of All Time till 2017
10. The king’s speech
The king’s speech is among the most successful yet independent British movies. Starring Colin Firth, the film was screened in England for almost five weeks. I grossed £44m in the United Kingdom, topping quite a number of charts. The film made close to £3,600,000 from nearly four hundred cinemas. The film is dynamic and enjoyable to watch by almost everybody with a good taste in movies.
9. t=The full Monty (1997)
The film was released in 1997. The movie is one of the best British comedies, directed by non-other but Peter Catenae. It made close to £52.2m for the United kingdom’s film industry. The movies are basically about some steel workers who go out of their way to find other means of increasing their financial income. It is a film that won’t fail to make you laugh.
8. The Inbetweeners (2011)
A lot of people have heard about the inbetweeners. It is another excellent film made in Britain. The movie made £41,800,00m. An incredible amount, considering this is what it made just in the UK. The movies are based on a Tv sitcom with the same name. It is a good movie that you should not fail to watch.
7. Bridget jones’s Diary (2001)
The Bridget Jones’s film was produced and released in 2001. It is a funny flick, starring Renee Zellweger. The movies are about one woman who tries to lose some weight. The roles that Hugh Grant and Mark Darcy take in the movies are just funny and quite surprising. The films grossed 41,692,598 in theaters. It also has a sequel The Edge of Reason that grossed £36.9m. It is one comedy flick that you should consider watching.
6. Love actually (2003)
Love Actually is more of a Christmas movies that gained global popularity in the year of its release, 2003. The move reached a total gross income of close to £36.9m. The movies stars, Alan Rickman, Keira Knightley, Emma Thompson and the great Bill Nighly. It is a film worth watching.
5. Chicken run (2000)
This is one among the Top 10 Highest Grossing British Movies of All Time till 2017. The movie chicken run was released in 2000. It is one of the most successful animations in the UK. The films grossed £29m. It is a DreamWorks production that concentrates on the topic of family and relationship. If you are looking for a funny animation, this should be on your list of options. You will be surprised by the magnitude of laughter that a couple of chicken can bring you.
4. the life of Brian (1979)
This movie was released in 1979. It is an all-time classic film, popularly classified as one of the best comedy movies of all time by the Total Film magazine. It has also featured as the best film in the Guardian newspaper. The film performed well in North America, grossing US$140,000. It was regarded as the highest grossing film that year, in North America.
3. Mamma Mia (2008)
It is a fun musical movie that stars Meryl Streep, Pierce Bronson, and Colin Firth. In 2008, this film was topping in the UK box office and grossed close to, if not over £69,066,035m. It is a funny comedy that is based on the popular west end film bearing the same name.
2. Harry Potter (2001)
Harry Potter is quite popular and a favorite among many people. 2001, saw the production of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, the first of the future installments of the film. The film is a fantasy story, based on the fictional novels of J.K Rowling’s. It is one of the most successful films in the UK, and it grossed close to £54m.
1. Casino Royale (2006)
This list would have been incomplete if it lacked at last on James Bond franchise movie. The Casino Royale was released in 2006, starring Daniel Craig. The film grossed £55m. It stands as the highest grossing film of all time in the UK. 2008 saw the production of the follow-up film A quantum 9f solace that grossed £50m.
In the list, above are some of the highest grossing British films of all time till 2017, not to mention some of the most entertaining movies too. They are movies worth watching even a time like now where the entertainment industry in filled with so many movies and TV series that would make perfect alternatives for these films. However, their popularity still increases even in such steep competition.