The Harry Potter spin-off debuted with £15.33m.
Warner Bros' Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them has become the biggest opening of the year so far at the UK box office.
The Harry Potter spin-off debuted with £15.33m, overtaking Batman v Superman's opening of £14.62m.
Looking at Friday to Sunday tallies, Screen reports that Fantastic Beasts enjoyed the third-best opening of the wider Harry Potter franchise to date, ahead of Goblet Of Fire’s £14.93m debut.
The current top ten highest grossing films of 2016 at the UK box office are:
- The Jungle Book
- Bridget Jones's Baby
- Finding Dory
- Captain America: Civil War
- Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice
- The Secret Life of Pets
- Suicide Squad
- The BFG