Tom Hardy's 'Venom' is No. 1 in the Official Film Chart as 'Darkest Hour' reenters the Top Ten


Tom Hardy’s Venom has taken the No. 1 spot in the Official Film Chart.

Sony’s Marvel movie debuted in the top spot on digital downloads alone, outselling 2018’s biggest film and this week’s No. 2 film The Greatest Showman by 4,000 units.

The UK has been watching Gary Oldman’s Oscar-winning turn as Winston Churchill as Darkest Hour reentered the chart at No. 10.

BlacKkKlansman entered the Top 10 for the first time, reaching a peak position of No. 7
7, no doubt off the back of the film’s award season love.

This week’s Official Film Chart online show features a sneak peek at Gaspar Noé’s twisted horror
Climax, which is available to download and keep from February 4 and to buy on disc from February

Tom Hardy’s Venom tops the Official Film Chart (Photo: Sony Pictures)
Tom Hardy’s Venom tops the Official Film Chart (Photo: Sony Pictures)

The chart, published every Wednesday, ranks the biggest selling films on disc and download for each week. It is the product of a partnership between the Official Charts Company, the British Association for Screen Entertainment and incorporates data from retailer members of the Entertainment Retailers Association.

Anyone wishing to buy any of the titles featured in the chart can do so via The full Top 40 chart can be viewed on

The Official Film Chart counts movie downloads from services including Amazon, iTunes, Sky Store, Virgin Media Store, Rakuten TV, Talk Talk TV, as well as 4K UHD, Blu-ray and DVD disc sales from all high street and online retailers.

Read more
Zombieland 2 first poster
Daredevil star is done with genre TV
Things we learnt from the Dumbo set

Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting