The Hunger Games: Catching Fire has finally been caught as is no longer reigning supreme at the top of the chart, Disney’s latest film Frozen has managed to knock it off the top spot and become the new king of the top 10.
Along with Frozen there was two other new films in this weeks chart, firstly going in at number 10 was black and white road movie Nebraska. The other new entry in the top 10 went to the latest film starring Jason Statham and written by Sylvester Stallone, Homefont which managed to hit the number five spot.
New Release – Only one film of any note is released this week and you can probably easily predict that it will be next weeks new number one, that film in question is The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.
10. Nebraska – £151,332
9. Thor: The Dark World – £165,017 – £19,572,482
8. The Butler – £250,828 – £3,466,228
7. Carrie – £284,789 – £1,368,064
6. Free Birds – £314,242 – £1,538,518
5. Homefront – (NE) – £440,306
4. Saving Mr Banks – £547,881 – £1,986,253
3. Gravity – £1,092,998 – £24,557,256
2. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire – £2,694,862 – £26,358,083
1. Frozen – (NE) – £4,704,940
Well it seems that The Hunger Games can be beaten however not by a new film but by last weeks number two, Disney’s Frozen, which has stormed it’s way to the top of the chart.
Only one new film went into the chart this week and that was Christian Bales new crime drama thriller, Out of the Furnace which went straight into the number three spot.
New Releases – Only two new films are out this week however we can probably guess that both of them will find there way into the top five at least, so if you want to go to the cinema and see something new then your films of choice are the second part of the Hobbit trilogy with The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug and Tyler Perry is back to spread Christmas cheer with Tyler Perry: A Madea Christmas.
10. Dallas Buyers Club – $1,459,000 – $12,411,000
9. Philomena – $2,282,000 – $8,255,000
8. The Best Man Holiday – $2,673,000 – $67,239,000
7. The Book Thief – $2,700,000 – $12,075,000
6. Homefront – $3,384,000 – $15,284,000
5. Delivery Man – $3,775,000 – $24,799,000
4. Thor: The Dark World – $4,740,000 – $193,640,000
3. Out of the Furnace – (NE) – $5,300,000
2. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire – $27,000,000 – $336,665,000
1. Frozen – $31,641,000 – $134,278,000
Coming up on this weeks show, in the cinema section we take a look at the latest animated film from Disney, Frozen, Josh Brolin stars in Spike Lee’s remake of the 2003 thriller Oldboy, Ethan Hawke and Selena Gomez have to go on the run in thriller Getaway and Jason Statham has find his kidnapped daughter in thriller Homefront. On Blu-Ray/DVD we take a look at animated film The Croods, Percy Jackson returns for a second time in Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, Hit Girl teams up for a second time with Kick Ass in Kick-Ass 2, James Wan scares us in horror The Conjuring and Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg join forces in 2 Guns, plus as usual our TV movie of the week, the latest movie news, UK box office top 10 & DVD/Blu-Ray top 10.
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The trailer for Marc Webb’s follow up to The Amazing Spider-man will see him take on multiple foes, in what is sure to be one of next year’s biggest blockbusters.
Well it looks like nobody was tough enough to knock The Hunger Games Catching Fire off the top spot as it spends it’s second week at the top of the chart.
Three new films went into this weeks top 10, firstly going in at a lower than expect number five was horror remake Carrie, hitting the number four spot and also not doing as well as expected was the story of the creation of Mary Poppins with Saving Mr Banks. This weeks highest new entry and the new number three went to animated feature Free Birds.
New Releases – A couple of new films to sink your teeth into this week. The biggest release of the week has to be animated film Frozen, this is the latest animated film from Disney and it has been getting rave reviews. Other new films on offer this week is violent thriller remake Oldboy, action thriller Homefront from director Slyvester Stallone and thriller Getaway which has become the lowest rated movie of the year.
10. The Family – £188,835 – £928,487
9. Cloudy with a chance of Meatballs 2 – £211,562 – £12,095,055
8. Philomena – £289,860 – £9,788,671
7. Thor: the Dark World -£423,374 – £19,220,530
6. The Butler – £431,666 – £2,929,213
5. Carrie – (NE) – £662,625
4. Saving Mr Banks – (NE) – £795,615
3. Free Birds – (NE) – £1,044,074
2. Gravity – £1,741,279 – £22,522,241
1. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire – £5,525,476 – £21,711,143
Catch up with this week’s show where we take a look at Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson who is playing the creator of Mary Poppins in Saving Mr Banks, Chole Grace Moretz stars in horror remake Carrie and animated comedy with Free Birds. On a very packed Blu-Ray/DVD show Armie hammer and Johnny Depp star in The Lone Ranger, Henry Cavill don’s the famous red pants to play Superman in Man of Steel, those annoying little blue creatures are back in Smurfs 2, the wolfpack return for a third and hopefully final time in Hangover Part 3, animated adventure from the creator of Cars with Planes, they haven’t grown up and return for a second helping in Grown Ups 2, Alan Partridge has his own movie with Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa and Ryan Gosling teams up with Nicolas Winding Refn in strange thriller Only God Forgives, plus as usual our TV movies of the week, a look at the latest movie news and the UK Box Office and DVD/Blu Ray top 10′s.
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None of this weeks new films could move the Hunger Games: Catching Fire off the top spot however Disney latest animated film Frozen gave it a good run for it’s money.
Only two new films went into this weeks chart, firstly going in at number eight was comedy movie Black Nativty. This weeks highest new entry though went to Homefront which went into the number five spot, the film directed by Slyvester Stallone and starring Jason Statham didn’t do as well at the box office as much as people thought it would do.
New Releases – Erm we have a very strange week for new films this week in that there are none that will be getting any kind of a decent release.
10. Last Vegas – $2,785,000 – $58,722,000
9. Philomena – $3,789,000 – $4,754,000
8. Black Nativity – (NE) – $3,880,000
7. The Book Thief – $4,850,000 – $7,856,000
6. Delivery Man – $6,931,000 – $19,453,000
5. Homefront – (NE) – $6,970,000 – $9,795,000
4. The Best Man Holiday – $8,491,000 – $63,414,000
3. Thor: The Dark World – $15,493,000 – $186,712,000
2. Frozen – $66,713,000 – $93,013,000
1. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire – $74,500,000 – $296,500,000
Actor Paul Walker died Saturday in a car accident in Valencia, California. He was 40 years old. Best known for playing Brian O’Connor in the Fast & Furious Franchise, the actor had starred in over 40 titles in a career spanning the last 25 years, including Running Scared, (The Death And Life Of) Bobby Z, Eight Below, The Skulls, Varsity Blues, Timeline and the upcoming seventh in the Fast & Furious series which is due for release in 2014.
Though he caught the racing bug after starring in the first Fast & Furious movie in 2001 and enjoyed driving a car like those seen in that series, reports indicate that he was a passenger in a car that crashed into a lamp post and burst into flames, killing him and the driver.
The news was released early Saturday but believed to be a hoax until confirmed on the actor’s Facebook page:
“It is with a truly heavy heart that we must confirm that Paul Walker passed away today in a tragic car accident while attending a charity event for his organization Reach Out Worldwide. He was a passenger in a friend’s car, in which both lost their lives. We appreciate your patience as we too are stunned and saddened beyond belief by this news. Thank you for keeping his family and friends in your prayers during this very difficult time. We will do our best to keep you apprised on where to send condolences. – #TeamPW”
Universal, the studio behind the Fast & Furious series, released this statement:
“All of us at Universal are heartbroken. Paul was truly one of the most beloved and respected members of our studio family for 14 years, and this loss is devastating to us, to everyone involved with the ‘Fast and Furious’ films, and to countless fans. We send our deepest and most sincere condolences to Paul’s family.”
On this weeks very packed show, in the cinema section we take a look at Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson who is playing the creator of Mary Poppins in Saving Mr Banks, Chole Grace Moretz stars in horror remake Carrie and animated comedy with Free Birds. On a very packed Blu-Ray/DVD show Armie hammer and Johnny Depp star in The Lone Ranger, Henry Cavill don’s the famous red pants to play Superman in Man of Steel, those annoying little blue creatures are back in Smurfs 2, the wolfpack return for a third and hopefully final time in Hangover Part 3, animated adventure from the creator of Cars with Planes, they haven’t grown up and return for a second helping in Grown Ups 2, Alan Partridge has his own movie with Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa and Ryan Gosling teams up with Nicolas Winding Refn in strange thriller Only God Forgives, plus as usual our TV movie of the week, the latest movie news, UK box office top 10 & DVD/Blu-Ray top 10.
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It’s that time of the year when the best and worst movies are revealed however one of the more interesting top 10′s is the biggest flops of the year and the nice people at Forbes magazine have gone and found out what 10 films failed at the global box office.
It might come as a surprise to hear that only one summer blockbuster made the top 10 in the form of R.I.P.D which found it’s place at the number nine spot.
Nobody cares about that though what we all want to know is what the biggest flop of the year is and the honor went to the Benedict Cumberbatch drama about Wikileaks, The Fifth Estate. The film totally bombed at the global box office, in fact it only made back 21% of it’s budget.
Other films in the top five included the Stallone action film Bullet to the Head which was the second flop of the year, the Jason Statham action drama Parker which went in at number four and the Mark Wahlberg drama Broken City rounded out the top five.
Below is the full top 10 which includes the cost of the film, how much it took at the global box office and how much of it’s budget it made back.
10. The Big Wedding – Budget $35m – Global taking $22m – Return 63%
9. R.I.P.D – Budget $130m – Global taking $78m – Return 60%
8. Peeple – Budget $15m – Global taking $9m – Return 60%
7. Getaway – Budget $18m – Global taking $9m – Return 58%
6. Battle of the Year – Budget $20m – Global taking $11m – Return 55%
5. Broken City – Budget $35m – Global taking $19m – Return 54%
4. Parker – Budget $35m – Global taking $17m – Return 49%
3. Paranoia – Budget $35m – Global taking $13.5m – Return 39%
2. Bullet to the Head – Budget $25m – Global taking $9m – Return 36%
1. The Fifth Estate – Budget $28m – Global taking $6m – Return 21%