Sweden Box Office 2019

1The Lion KingJon FavreauUS1127192
2Avengers: EndgameAnthony Russo, Joe RussoUS770757
3JokerTodd PhillipsUS662691
4Star Wars: The Rise of SkywalkerJ.J. AbramsUS513840
5Frozen 2Chris Buck, Jennifer LeeUS499095
6How to Train Your
Dragon: The Hidden World
Dean DeBloisUS360422
7AladdinGuy RitchieUS358708
8Ralph Breaks the InternetPhil Johnston, Rich MooreUS347701
9Once Upon a Time in HollywoodQuentin TarantinoUS336549
10Spider-Man: Far from HomeJon WattsUS328868
Bamse och dunderklockan /
Bamse and the Thunderbell
Christian RylteniusSV220029
Britt-Marie var här / Britt-Marie Was HereTuva NovotnySV211846
Sune vs Sune / Sune vs. SuneJon HolmbergSV203421
En del av mitt hjärta / A Piece of My HeartEdward af SillénSV166733
Sune – Best man / Sune – Best ManJon HolmbergSV160725

Twenty-five years after the original premiered, a CGI remake of The Lion King led a Hollywood assault on the Swedish box office, with animated children’s feature Bamse and the Thunderbell starring Peter Haber (Beck) being the most viewed Swedish film in 2019.

Four percent of Swedish premieres in 2019 were kids films, but three out of the top five domestic box office releases were made for children, with the Sune franchise accounting for two of those due to its Christmas release window extending ticket sales into the following year.

However, an honourable mention goes out to the best of the rest: Tuva Novotny’s adaptation of Britt-Marie Was Here, based on Fredrik Backman’s novel of the same name about love, community, and second chances.