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UK box office top 10 – W/E 19/05/14


Well those Bad Neighbours could only hold on to the top spot for just one week as they have been beaten by the ultimate kaiju in the form of Godzilla to the number one spot.

For the second week in a row the number one movie has taken more than the rest of the top 10 combined and that should happen for a third time with next weeks big releases.

Only one other movie found it’s way into the top 10 and that was thriller drama the Two Faces of January which went in at number five.

New releases – Two films for you too choose from this week, firstly you have the Adam Sandler comedy Blended and your other choice is a small films going by the name of X-Men Days of Future Past.

10. Captain America: The Winter Soldier – £77,636 – £19,103,475

9. Kaze Tachinu (The Wind Rises) – £80,650 – £376,977

8. Pompeii – £112,467 – £2,562,024

7. Tarzan – £137,808 – £1,796,621

6. Rio 2 – £202,091 – £13,472,804

5. The Two Faces of January – (NE) – £328,262

4. The Other Woman – £446,343 – £8,046,801

3. The Amazing Spiderman 2 – £450,068 – £23,154,647

2. Bad Neighbours – £1,405,533 – £11,387,050

1. Godzilla – (NE) – £6,382,063

UK box office top 11 – W/E 12/05/14


That’s right you have read the title correctly, this week I’ve decided to do the top 11 films, more on that a little bit later.

We have a new number one putting the reign of The amazing Spiderman 2 to a end, so give a round of applause to comedy Bad Neighbours which has found it’s way to the top spot thanks to it taking over £5.5 million in it’s preview 6 day’s before official going on releases, overall takings for the film were just under £8.5 million putting behind Ted as the second highest grossing debut 15 rated comedy.

Into the rest of the chart and the reason why I’ve done a top 11 is to include The Wind Rises, now i know i’m being slightly biased however with this being the last movie by Hayoa Miyazaki it needs to be mentions, plus the film only opened up on a small 48 screens and it still managed to take a healthy £199,598.

Other new films and one event in the chart include comedy drama Frank which went in at number 10, opera even La Cenrentoia: Met Opera which hit the number eight spot and thriller Sabotage which hit one place higher at number seven.

New Releases – Only one film of any note is out this week and that’s Gareth Edwards take on the monster movie Godzilla.

11. The Wind Rises – (NE) – £199,598

10. Frank – £202,747

9. Captain America: The Winter Soldier – £252,908 – £19,095,843

8. La Cenrentoia: Met Opera – (NE) – £285,597

7. Sabotage – (NE) – £300,521

6. Tarzan – £440,643 – £1,611,347

5. Pompeii – £505,186 – £2,230,156

4. Rio 2 – £551,655 – £13,289,929

3. The Other Woman – £928,788 – £7,121,577

2. The Amazing Spiderman 2 – £1,286,356 – £22,281,550

1. Bad Neighbours – (NE) – £8,446,240

UK box office top 10 – W/E 05/05/14


Well it seems that nothing can move The amazing Spiderman from the top spot as it spends it’s third week at number one, only two other films this year have managed to do that, The Wolf of Wall Street and The Lego movie.

There were three new films in this weeks chart none of them however made much of a impact on the top 10, so much so one of Paul Walkers final films Brick Mansions failed to make the chart, it could only manage the number 12 spot.

The new films in this weeks chart were British comedy thriller Plastic going in at number 10, animated adventure with Tarzan at number four and Paul W.S.Anderson tells his version of Pompeii at number three.

New Releases – It’s a bit of a strange week this week as one film would of been out for seven days however it is classed as a new release because it’s box office takings only count towards next weeks chart and that’s comedy Bad Neighbours.

On to the normal new releases of the week and you have on offer thriller staring Arnold Schwarzenegger in Sabotage, comedy drama Frank starring Michael Fassbender and the most important film of the year Hayoa Miyazaki’s final film for Studio Ghibli, The Wind Rises.

10 – Plastic – (NE) – £154,411

9. Calvary – £203,752 – £2,405,254

8. Transcendence – £229,178 – £1,730,623

7. Noah – £236,058 – £9,580,366

6. Captain America: The Winter Soldier – £357,448 – £18,622,069

5. Rio 2 – £460,886 – £12,410,619

4. Tarzan – (NE) – £808,174

3. Pompeii – (NE) – £1,165,551

2. The Other Woman – £1,447,983 – £5,283,875

1. The amazing Spiderman 2 – £1,984,667 – £19,772,238

US box office top 10 – W/E 06/04/14


Well it seems that the waters have come and washed away Noah from the top of the chart as a super hero has come and fought his way into the top spot in the form of Captain America: The Winter Soldier.

This would be the normal spot where i say what other new entries went into this weeks chart however it looks like other films were too scared to go up against Disney latest behemoth so there are no other new films to tell you about.

New Releases – A couple of films will be trying to wrestle the crown away from Captain America and in my opinion only one has a chance.  So the new films on offer this week is sports drama Draft Day, horror Oculus and animated sequel Rio 2.

10. Non-Stop – $1,827,000 – $88,138,000

9. Need for Speed – $1,836,000 – $40,839,000

8. Sabotage – $1,908,000 – $8,767,000

7. Mr Peabody and Sherman – $5,300,000 – $102,202,000

6. Muppets Most Wanted – $6,285,000 – $42,142,000

5. The Grand Budapest Hotel – $6,300,000 – $33,380,000

4. God’s Not Dead – $7,726,000 – $32,520,000

3. Divergent – $13,000,000 – $114,029,000

2. Noah – $17,000,000 – $72,341,000

1. Captain America: The Winter Soldier – (NE) – $96,200,000

UK box office top 10 – W/E 31/03/14


Last weeks number one The Grand Budapest Hotel could not hold off the might of one Disney movie let alone two so that’s why this weeks it’s no longer top of the chart, that pleasure has been handed to Captain America: The Winter Soldier.

In a trend that has seen all sequels released after The Avengers, Captain America: The winter Soldier saw a huge increase in it’s first weekend takings over it’s previous counterpart.  Captain America took a impressive £2.98 million in it’s opening weekend however the sequel has more than doubled that by taking just short of the £7 million.

It’s even more good news for Disney as it also scored the number two spot with Muppets Most Wanted, unlike with Captain America though the Muppets sequel failed to take more than The Muppets movie by nearly £500,000.

One other new entry can be found in the chart and that’s The Legend of Hercules which went in at number nine and did as badly as people and critics expected.

New Releases – With half term fast approaching it’s no surprise to see films mainly aimed at the U/PG/12A market with each one of this weeks main releases falling into that category.  So if you are after something new then you have animated sequel Rio 2 (in 3D), Twilight/Hunger Games-esq film Divergent and biblical epic Noah.

10. A Long Way Down – £107,538 – £741,524

9. The Legend of Hercules – (NE) – £189,881

8. Starred Up – £201,822 – £1,062,827

7. 300: Rise of an Empire – £237,879 – £7,449,264

6. The Lego Movie – £323,397 – £31,636,562

5. Need For Speed – £337,943 – £4,399,097

4. Non-Stop – £360,226 – £8,745,562

3. The Grand Budapest Hotel – £870,423 – £7,968,357

2. Muppets Most Wanted – (NE) – £2,214,906

1. Captain America: The Winter Soldier – (NE) – £6,037,850

30/03/14 Episode now available!

This week’s episode of The Monday Movie Show is now available, a day early as we moved it to Sunday this week just to be nice! Catch up as we review Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Muppets Most Wanted, The Legend of Hercules, The Borderlands, Frozen, Homefront, The Family, Carrie, Parkland, Dom Hemmingway and Hatchet 3 plus as usual TV movies of the week, a look at the latest movie news and the UK Box Office and Blu Ray/DVD charts.

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Coming up this week (30/03/14)

Coming up on this weeks very packed show, in the cinema section we take a look at Chris Evans donning the captain suit again in Captain America The Winter Soldier, the muppets are back on the big screen with Muppets Most Wanted, Kellan Lutz plays Hercules in The Legend of Hercules and small British Horror with The Borderlands.  On Blu-Ray/DVD we take a look at magical Disney animation pleasure with Frozen, Jason Statham stars in thriller Homefront, De Niro has to cope with his destructive family with The Family, Chloe Grace Moretz stars in horror remake Carrie, Zac Effron stars in drama Parkland, Jude Law plays Dom Hemmingway in thriller comedy of the same name and Victor Crowly returns for a third time in Hatchet 3, 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 Sunday 30th March at 8:30/9:00pm (we can’t decide) (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.

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UK box office top 10 – W/E 24/03/14


Well Need for Speed could not hold on to the top spot for a second week as it has been knocked off by a film that has slowly been creeping up in the chart, that film in question is Wes Anderson’s The Grand Budapest Hotel.

Three new films found there way into the bottom end of the chart not providing that much of a competition on the top five, firstly going in at number eight was drama Labor Day, doing one better by going in at number seven was the second drama of the week A Long Way Down and finally round out the triple bill of drama new entries was Starred Up which went in at number six.

New Releases – It’s a big week for new films and it seems like the box office needs it after it taking a huge 45% loss on the previous week.  So the new films of the week are super hero sequel Captain America: The Winter Soldier, the return of the Muppets in Muppets Most Wanted, action film Legend of Hercules and small British horror The Borderlands

10. Mr Peabody and Sherman – £198,623 – £12,600,160

9. Ride Along – £211,644 – £3,945,786

8. Labor Day – (NE) – £278,726

7. A Lone Way Down – (NE) – £361,901

6. Starred Up – (NE) – £495,181

5. Non-Stop – £697,128 – £8,097,443

4. 300: Rise of an Empire – £785,538 – £6,868,104

3. The Lego Movie – £815,020 – £31,128,785

2. Need For Speed – £988,255 – £3,691,108

1. The Grand Budapest Hotel – £1,267,408 – £6,309,128