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UK Box Office Top 10

Not a very good week at the box office and that’s thanks to the really warm weather, so despite there being 4 new entries in the top 10 and there being a new number 1, this week saw some of the lowest takings since last October.

As said above 4 new films graced this weeks chart, first off hitting the number 10 spot despite only being on 26 screens was comedy Sci-Fi film Iron Sky, going in at number 7 was the latest film from Wes Anderson, Moonrise Kingdom, hitting the number 4 spot but doing worse that what was expected of it was What to Expect When your Expecting, however it was the Men in Black in there third outing that went straight into the top spot but it’s not good news for the film, the takings for MIB 3 were way down from the 1st and 2nd films and this is the worst debuting number 1 film for a while.

10. Iron Sky – (NE) – £66.076

9. Beauty and the Beast 3D – £69.795 – £2.475.361

8. The Raid – £116.340 – £805.399

7.  Moonrise Kingdom – (NE) – £251.760

6. American Pie: Reunion – £362.323 – £15.813.594

5. Dark Shadows – £409.560 – £6.236.054

4. What to Expect when your Expecting – (NE) – £661.617

3. Avengers Assemble – £872.664 – £46.891.709

2. The Dictator – £1.078.155 – £7.563.554

1. Men in Black 3 – (NE) – £2.953.736

New Releases – It’s a very big week for films in the UK as we have 2 huge films and one that nobody wanted, first off the nobody which see’s the return of Top Cat however this time in 3D.  On to the 2 big films though, the first one is another telling of Snow White this time Starring Kristen Stewart in Snow White and the Huntsman however it’s the return of Ridley Scott to the Alien genre that fans have been waiting for, so for me the biggest film out this week can only be Prometheus.

UK Box Office Top 10

It has finally happened the Avengers couldn’t hold on to the top spot for another week as 1 of this weeks new entries has gone and knocked it off the top spot by nearly doubling the takings of the Avengers.

Only 2 new films graced this weeks top 10, first off going in at a impressive 5th spot is martial arts action film the Raid however it was Sacha Baron Cohen’s latest creation in the form of the Dictator that has stormed the charts by going straight into the number 1 spot.

10 – Safe – £121.399 – £1.674.127

9 – Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists – £132.235 – £15.914.058

8 – Salmon Fishing in the Yemen – £167.171 – £5.483.431

7 – The Lucky Ones – £252.447 – £2.563.985

6 – Beauty and the Beast 3D – £395.660 – £2.233.651

5 – The Raid – (NE) – £417.596

4 – American Pie: Reunion – £1.372.896 – £13.580.948

3 – Dark Shadows – £1.638.651 – £4.042.680

2 – Avengers Assemble – £2.814.216 – £43.093.498

1 – The Dictator – (NE) – £4.963.745

New Releases – 2 new films are out this week trying to get you to part with your money, first off is comedy film with a huge baby feel to it in What to Expect when your Expecting and the only other film of note is Will Smith returning in the 3rd instalment of the Men in Black series in the form of Men in Black 3.

UK Box Office Top 10

Nothing can seem to shake The Avengers off the top of the chart with the group of superhero’s now passing the £40 million mark in only 18 days.

3 new films entered this weeks top 10, first off going in at number 9 was Mel Gibson’s action film How i Spent my Summer Vacation, doing 1 place better but taking  £1 million less than the original movie is Piranha 3DD however it was Johnny Depp’s latest team up with Tim Burton in Dark Shadows that was the highest new entry at number 3.

10 – Hunger Games – £143.542 – £23.480.585

9 – How i Spent my Summer Vacation – (NE) – £152.728

8 – Piranha 3DD – (NE) – £242.889

7 – Salmon Fishing in the Yemen – £259.550 – £5.316.260

6 – Safe – £298.201 – £1.552.728

5 – Beauty and the Beast 3D – £422.924 – £1.837.991

4 – The Lucky One – £431.576 – £2.311.538

3 – Dark Shadows – (NE) – £2.404.029

2 – American Pie: Reunion – £2.546.626 – £12.208.052

1 – Avengers Assemble – £4.169.087 – £40.279.282

New Releases – Only 2 new films will be trying to take your money off you, first off is over the top insane martial arts action film The Raid and your other choice is Sasha Baron Cohen in The Dictator.