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Monday Movie Show Catch Up (7 May 2012)

Catch up with this week’s show with reviews of sequel American Pie: The Reunion, Jason Statham in action movie Safe and Elizabeth Olsen in Silent House in the cinema section, while in the Blu-Ray/DVD section we review Steven Spielberg’s oscar nominated movie War Horse, kidnapping drama Four starring Sean Petwee, survival thriller Transit starring Jesus Christ himself, Jim Caviezel and horror film Mask Maker, plus the latest movie news, UK Box office and DVD/Blu-Ray top 10’s.

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US Box Office Top 10: 19-22/04

The Hunger Games reign on the top of the chart has finally come to a end with one of this weeks new entries knocking it off the top spot in a surprising way.

3 new films graced the chart this week, first off hitting the number 4 spot was documentary Chimpanzee, going in at number 2 is the latest drama starring Zac Effron in the form of the Lucky Ones however hitting the top spot and being a surprise to everybody is comedy film from Sony Screen Gems, Think like a Man.

10 – Mirror Mirror – $4.114.000 – $55.206.000

9 – 21 Jump Street – $4.600.000 – $127.066.000

8 – Titanic 3D – $5.000.000 – $52.828.000

7 – American Reunion – $5.200.000 – $48.300.000

6 – The Cabin in the Woods – $7.750.000 – $26.980.000

5 – The Three Stooges – $9.200.000 – $29.355.000

4 – Cimpanzee – (NE) – $10.205.000

3 – The Hunger Games – $14.500.000 – $356.900.000

2 – The Lucky Ones – (NE) – $22.085.000

1 – Think Like a Man – (NE) – $33.000.000

New Releases – A bit of a mixture when it comes to new entries this week, first off is comedy film the Five Year Engagement, next is animated film from Aardman but released by Sony Pirates: Band of Misfits, then there is another action film from Jason Statham in the form of Safe and finally is thriller/horror centred around the finally few days of Edgar Allen Poe, The Raven.

US Box Office Top 10 – 13-15/04

Despite stiff competition from 2 new entries this week the Hunger Games can still not be moved from the top of the chart.

3 new films graced the top 10, first off going in at a low number 9 was sci-fi/action thriller Lockout, doing better but should of gone straight into the number 1 spot was the brilliant The Cabin in the Woods however it was comedy The Three Stooges that was this weeks highest new entry going in at number 2.

10 – Dr Seuss’ The Lorax – $3.020.000 – $204.483.000

9 – Lockout – (NE) – $6.250.000

8 – 21 Jump Street – $6.800.000 – $120.565.000

7 – Wrath of the Titans – $6.905.000 – $71.251.000

6 – Mirror Mirror – $7.000.000 – $49.468.000

5 – American Reunion – $10.700.000 – $39.900.000

4 – Titanic 3D – $11.625.000 – $44.419.000

3 – The Cabin in the Woods – (NE) – $14.850.000

2 – The Three Stooges – (NE) – $17.100.000

1 – The Hunger Games – $21.500.000 – $337.070.000

New Releases – There is very little of note out this week however if you want to go and see something new then the only film of note out this weeks is romantic drama starring Zac Efron, The Lucky One.

US Box Office Top 10 – 06-08/04

Nothing seems to be able to knock the Hunger Games off the top spot despite one of this weeks new entries giving it a good go.

2 new films graced the top 10 this week, first off going in at number 3 is the re-release of Titanic in 3D however it was the 4th entry for Jim, Stifler and friends in American Reunion that was the highest new entry hitting the numebr 2 spot.

10 – Safe House – $581.000 – $124.751.000

9 – John Carter – $820.000 – $67.973.000

8 – Salmon Fishing in the Yemen – $975.000 – $4.639.000

7 – Dr. Seuss. The Lorax – $5.000.000 – $198.200.000

6 – 21 Jump Street – $10.200.000 – $109.577.000

5 – Mirror Mirror – $11.000.000 – $36.473.000

4 – Wrath of the Titans – $15.010.000 – $58.899.000

3 – Titanic 3D – (NE) – $17.650.000

2 – American Reunion – (NE) – $21.500.000

1 – The Hunger Games – $33.500.000 – $302.839.000

New Releases – 3 new films are out this week including one of my most anticipated releases of the year, first off there is action thriller Lockout starring Guy Peace, secondly is the comedy film that nobody wanted The Three Stooges and finally horror thriller film written by Joss Wheadon The Cabin in the Woods.

US Box Office Top 10 – Mar 30-Apr1

Nothing could move the Hunger Games off the top spot despite one of this weeks 2 new entries giving it a try but ultimately failing.

As said above there were only 2 new entries in this weeks top 10, first off going in at number 3 was Tarsem Singh’s version of Snow White in Mirror Mirror however it was those titans that was back for a second helping this time in the form of Wrath of the Titans.

10 – Journey 2: The Mysterious Island – $835.000 – $98.480.000

9 – A Thousand Words – $915.000 – $16.520.000

8 – Act of Valor – $1.006.000 – $67.750.000

7 – Salmon Fishing in the Yemen – $1.274.000 – $3.171.000

6 – John Carter – $2.005.000 – $66.210.000

5 – Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax – $8.000.000 – $189.600.000

4 – 21 Jump Street – $15.000.000 – $93.100.000

3 – Mirror Mirror – (NE) – $19.000.000

2 – Wrath of the Titans – (NE) – $34.200.000

1 – The Hunger Games – $61.100.000 – $251.033.000

New Releases – 2 new films will be trying to get into next weeks top 10 however one of them is a re-release in 3D, first off is the re-release in the form of Titanic 3D and if this does well i’m going to scream however it’s the 4th cinema release in the series of American Pie films in the form of American Reunion that’s the biggest release of the week.