Most weeks spent at box office No. 1

Art & Lit Screen

We all know that Bryan Adams‘ “Everything I Do” spent 16 weeks at number 1 in 1991, while Wet Wet Wet’s “Love Is All Around” spent 15 at the top spot in 1994.

Neither of the corresponding films (Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves and Four Weddings and a Funeral respectively) spent long at the top of the box office, but here are a few films that did…

1. ET: The Extra-Terrestrial  (1982) – 16 weeks

2. Titanic (1997) – 15 weeks

3. Beverley Hills Cop (1984) – 14 weeks

4. Tootsie (1982) – 14 weeks

5. Home Alone (1990) – 12 weeks

6. Back to the Future (1985) – 11 weeks

7. Ghostbusters (1984) – 10 weeks

8. Crocodile Dundee (1986) – 9 weeks

9. Good Morning, Vietnam (1987) – 9 weeks

10. Avatar (2009) – 9 weeks