Avengers: Endgame scores third week at Number 1 on the Official Film Chart with biggest sales week yet

Meanwhile, Pokémon Detective Pikachu battles John Wick 3 for highest new entry honours.

Avengers: Endgame claims a third week at Number 1 on the Official Film Chart, landing just short of half a million sales in one week, thanks to its release on physical formats; shifting a massive 494,000 total copies.

In the runner-up spot, Pokémon Detective Pikachu (2) is the week’s highest new entry on digital downloads alone. In this hyper-realistic live-action Pokémon film starring Ryan Reynolds as the eponymous character, when ace detective Harry Goodman goes mysteriously missing, his son Tim (Justice Smith) teams up with Harry’s former Pokémon partner, Detective Pikachu.

There’s another brand new entry at Number 3, as Keanu Reeves revives his role as a former hitman in John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum.

The Avengers box set containing the four-film series - Avengers Assemble, Avengers: Age Of Ultron, Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame - debuts at Number 5, while another Avenger is at 6 as Captain Marvel spends her tenth week on the chart.

Brand new at Number 7 on digital downloads alone, Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson join forces in the comedy crime caper The Hustle. Finally, Long Shot starring Charlize Theron and Seth Rogen zooms up 17 places to Number 10.

On this week’s Official Film Chart, there’s a clip from coming-of-age indie hit Eighth Grade starring Elsie Fisher, available to Download and Keep from September 16.

See the full Official Film Chart Top 40