This is rather amazing and further cements my argument for why a sequel may be on the way as news breaks that The Inbetweeners Movie has become the biggest opening week box office earner for a comedy EVER in the UK taking (at present) £27,715,177!! This is an amazing number for a movie which according to various sources cost £3.5m to make. The numbers continue to rise for the movie which continues to break records all over the place. Just wait for the DVD to come out!
No doubt this figure will continue to rise as more and more people flock to the cinema to see Simon Bird, James Buckley, Blake Harrison, Joe Thomas, Emily Head, Belinda Stewart-Wilson and Greg Davies all get up to some serious mischief! Massive congrats to everyone involved for making this such a success and above all, for making such a great movie! You can see our review here.
I’ve placed the press release below which has all the info.
THE INBETWEENERS MOVIE ACHIEVES THE BIGGEST OPENING WEEK EVER FOR ANY LIVE ACTION COMEDY
The film takes over £20million in opening week – a record for both British and American films
Current box office is £27,715,177
London, UK – Entertainment Film Distributors is delighted to announce that The Inbetweeners Movie has achieved the number one opening week of all time for a live action comedy. This is a record for a film from any country, including America. The Inbetweeners Movie broke the record for biggest live action comedy with an extraordinary £20,168,118 in its opening week and has continued its success over the weekend. The current box office tally is a phenomenal £27,715,177.
The top spot was previously held by The Hangover Part II with £17,176,908 followed by Hancock on £13,095,568. Other titles in the top ten include Meet The Fockers with £10,893,318 and 2011’s previous title holder Bridesmaids with £5,909,742