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Coming up this week (09/12/13)

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.

Join us live from Monday 9th December at 7:30pm (GMT) on our Spreaker page or the Spreaker app (which you can download free from the Apple app store/Android marketplace and find us on by just searching for The Monday Movie Show). Don’t forget you can also catch up with any episode of the show on iTunes (hopefully coming back soon), Spreaker or you can now find us on Youtube, just search for the Monday Movie Show.

UK box office top 10

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Well it seems that Kick-Ass 2 could only hold on to the top spot for just one week as it has had it ass kicked by the rest of the chart.

Three new films found their way into this weeks top 10, first off going in at number four was Twilight wannabe Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, hitting the number two spot was comedy movie We’re the Millers however it was Elysium that went straight into the number one spot.

New releases – a bit of a weak week for new films this week however if you want a new movie to go and see then you have comedy drama The Way Way Back, horror thriller You’re Next and over the top action film Pain and Gain.

10. The Smurfs 2 – £546,075 – £9,958,208

9. Despicable Me 2 – £566,019 – £43,861,335

8. Monsters University – £592,070 – £27,579,037

7. Kick – Ass 2 – £613,817 – £4,230,695

6. 2 Guns – £639,968 – £2,996,738

5. Grown Ups 2 – £678,466 – £6,417,368

4. Mortal Instruments: City of Bones – (NE) – £1,143,385

3. Planes – £1,165,315 – £4,096,501

2. We’re the Millers – (NE) – £1,508,366

1. Elysium – (NE) – £3,127,005

UK box office top 10

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Well it looks like people weren’t that interested in Alan Partridges foray on to the big screen as it has been knocked off the top spot all the way down to number 7.

Three new films went into this weeks chart, in fact all three of them make up the top end of the chart.  First off going in at number three was comedy action film 2 Guns, hitting the number two spot was Planes the latest animated film from Disney.  This weeks highest new entry and kicking everybody else butt was Kick-Ass 2.

New Releases – If your after something new to go and see at the cinema this week then the movies on offer are the latest film from Neil Blomkamp Elysium, the latest film to try and take the Twilight crown with Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, saucy drama with Lovelace and comedy We’re the Millers.

10. Despicable Me 2 – £768,575 – £42,676,372

9. Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters – £834,538  -£4,264,614

8. The Smurfs 2 – £836,599 – £8,669,411

7. Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa – £852,967 – £4,201,795

6. Monsters University – £892,945 – £26,251,949

5. The Conjuring – £963,073 – £8,121,962

4. Grown Ups 2 – £1,119,025 – £4,770,646

3. 2 Guns – (NE) – £1,423,738

2. Planes – (NE) – £1,735,940

1. Kick-Ass 2 – (NE) – £2,482,187

US box office top 10

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Well Elysium could only hold on to the top spot for one week as one of this weeks new films have knocked it off the top spot.

Three new films went into this weeks top 10, firstly going in at number seven was biography film Jobs centering on ex Apple head honcho Steve Jobs.  Hitting a really low number four and taking just under $14 million was insane superhero sequel Kick-Ass 2.  This weeks highly unlikely new number one went to drama movie Lee Daniels’ The Butler which centre’s on the butler of the president.

New Releases – A couple of new films will be trying to take your money this week, so if your after something new then you have teen action fantasy film The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, the third and final part in the cornetto trilogy with The Worlds End and horror thriller You’re Next

10. The Wolverine – $4,425,000 – $120,458,000

9. The Smurfs 2 – $4,600,000 – $56,912,000

8. 2 Guns – $5,572,000 – $59,221,000

7. Jobs – (NE) – $6,700,000

6. Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters – $8,375,000 – $38,904,000

5. Planes – $13,141,000 – $45,090,000

4. Kick-Ass 2 – (NE) – $13,568,000

3. Elysium – $13,600,000 – $55,914,000

2. We’re the Millers – $17,780,000 – $69,513,000

1. Lee Daniels’ The Butler – (NE) – $25,010,000

Coming up this week (19/08/13)

Coming up on this week, in the cinema section Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg team up in action thriller 2 Guns, real superheroes are back in sequel Kick-Ass 2 and Disney takes over from Pixar in the world of card to bring us Planes. In this week’s numerous DVD & Blu Ray releases, Tom Cruise battles to save the future of humanity in sci-fi epic Oblivion, Ed Harris and David Duchovny star in submarine thriller Phantom, Eli Roth presents another tale of grizzly horror in Aftershock, a disturbing true-life scenario plays out in Compliance, we have yet another spoof in Scary Movie 5, Kevin Spacey stars in thriller Inseparable, horror in Sawney: Flesh Of Man, and a live action adaptation of Japanese Anime Space Battleship Yamato, plus as usual our TV movie of the week, the latest movie news, UK box office top 10 & DVD/Blu-Ray top 10.

Join us live from Monday 19th August at 7:30pm (GMT) on our Spreaker page or the Spreaker app (which you can download free from the Apple app store/Android marketplace and find us on by just searching for The Monday Movie Show). Don’t forget you can also catch up with any episode of the show on iTunes, Spreaker or you can now find us on Youtube, just search for the Monday Movie Show.

UK box office top 10

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What a week in the chart it has been, not only has last weeks number one The Smurfs 2 been knocked off the top spot by one of this weeks new entries but Despicable Me 2 has become the highest grossing film of the year, even though it’s not in the top 10 it has gone past Les Miserables which took just over £40 million.

Five new films went into this weeks chart, firstly going in at number 10 and becoming the highest debut grossing Bollywood film is Chennai Express.  Going into the top five and at a very low number five was big blockbuster The Lone Ranger, at number three is terrible comedy sequel Grown Ups 2.  Now the top two films only had a gap of just under £30,000 between them, so at number two was Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters and this weeks new number one is Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa.

New Releases – Again another week where you have a lot to choose from, so if you want to go and see something new then you have insane sequel Kick Ass 2, action comedy 2 Guns, silly horror featuring an earthquake in Aftershock and Disney release their latest animated film with Car’s spin-off Planes.

10. Chennai Express – (NE) – £935,671

9. The Wolverine – £936,956 – £11,957,742

8. The Heat – £954,132 – £4,900,666

7. The Smurfs 2 – £1,137,593 – £6,432,883

6. Monsters University – £1,200,912 – £23,998,963

5. The Lone Ranger – (NE) – £1,342,196

4. The Conjuring – £1,620,713 – £5,852,046

3. Grown Ups 2 – (NE) – £2,075,831

2. Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters – (NE) – £2,137,835

1. Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa – (NE) – £2,175,850

US box office top 10

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It’s all change in this weeks chart as last weeks number one, 2 Guns has been knocked off the top spot by a very tough field.

A total of four new films went into this weeks chart and they make up this weeks top four, firstly going in at number four was Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, in at number three was Disney’s latest animated film Planes, Hitting the number two spot was comedy movie We’re the Miller, this weeks highest new entry is sci-fi action film Elysium.

New Releases – Another four films will be challenging next weeks chart, so if your after something new then you have drama film Jobs, the OTT sequel Kick-Ass 2, drama Lee Daniel’s The Builder and thriller Paranoia.

10. Grown Ups 2 – $3,700,000 – $123,800,000

9. Despicable Me 2 – $5,748,000 – $338,314,000

8. The Conjuring – $6,700,000 – $120,745,000

7. The Wolverine – $8,000,000 – $111,986,000

6. The Smurfs 2 – $9,500,000 – $46,600,000

5. 2 Guns – $11,128,000 – $48,517,000

4. Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters – (NE) – $14,600,000

3. Planes – (NE) – $22,525,000

2. We’re The Millers – (NE) – $26,555,000

1. Elysium – (NE) – $30,400,000

US box office top 10

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Well the Wolverine could only hold on to the top spot for just one week as it has been dislodged by one of this weeks new films.

Only two films entered this weeks top 10, first off going in at number three was the return of the blur annoying little creatures in The Smurff’s 2.  This weeks highest new entry and the new number one went to action film 2 Guns starring Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg.

New Releases – You have a lot of new and big films to choose from this week, so if you want to see something new at the cinema then you have comedy We’re The Millers, animated movie from Disney Planes, the return of Percy Jackson with Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters and Neil Blomkamp follow up to district 9 with Elysium.

10. Pacific Rim – $4,570,000 – $92,961,000

9. The Heat – $4,725,000 – $149,566,000

8. Red 2 – $5,650,000 – $45,153,000

7. Turbo – $6,400,000 – $69,479,000

6. Grown Ups 2 – $8,100,000 – $116,400,000

5. Despicable Me 2 – $10,391,000 – $326,668,000

4. The Conjuring – $13,660,000 – $108,590,000

3. The Smurffs 2 – (NE) – $18,200,000 – $27,761,000

2. The Wolverine – $21,725,000 – $95,039,000

1. 2 Guns – (NE) – $27,361,000

US box office top 10

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One week is all that the Conjuring could manage at the top of the chart as it has been knocked off by the only new entry of the week.

As said above only one new film made it’s way into this weeks chart and that was The Wolverine which managed to go straight into the number one spot, that’s good news for the film however it failed to take anywhere near X-Men Origins: Wolverine which managed to take $30 million more in it’s opening weekend.

New releases – A couple of new films out this week however both of them should cause much of a challenge to the top part of the chart, so if you want something new to watch then you have action comedy 2 Guns and children’s sequel The Smurffs 2.

10. Fruitvale Station – $4,657,000 – $6,339,000

9. R.I.P.D – $5,857,000 – $24,352,000

8. The Heat – $6,850,000 – $141,245,000

7. Pacific Rim – $7,540,000 – $84,026,000

6. Red 2 – $9,400,000 – $35,074,000

5. Grown Ups 2 – $11,500,000 – $101,664,000

4. Turbo – $13,325,000 – $55,768,000

3. Despicable Me 2 – $16,024,000 – $306,413,000

2. The Conjuring – $22,130,000 – $83,867,000

1. The Wolverine – (NE) – $55,000,000