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Coming up this week (13/07/14)

Coming up on this weeks show, in a strange cinema section we are only technically reviewing one film and that is romantic comedy Begin Again, we will however be quickly going over both How to Train your Dragon 2 and Transformers: Age of Extinction as they are officially released in all territories.  In the home releases section of the show we take a look at small budget Sci-Fi horror Under the Skin, Twilight-esq Vampire Academy, animated adventure in Escape From Planet Earth, documentary on the banned British movie scene of the 80’s with Video Nasties and Vincenzo Natli brings us strange horror film Haunter, 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 13th July at 8:00pm (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.

*line up is subject to change as well as the day and time of the show.

UK box office top 10 – W/E 17/03/14

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No matter how hard those Greeks fought they couldn’t hold on to the top spot for one more week as last weeks number one film 300: Rise of an Empire has been replaced by one of this weeks new entries Need For Speed.

The top 10 only saw one other new entry and that went to sci-fi drama thriller Under the Skin which went into the number 10 spot.

New releases – This week see’s very few new films released, in fact none of this weeks new release should cause much challenge on next weeks char, however if you are after something new then you have on offer drama Labor Day, comedy About Last Night and British prison drama Starred Up.

10. Under the Skin – (NE) – £238,694

9. Mr Peabody and Sherman – £242,010 – £12,364,901

8. Escape from Planet Earth – £257,812 – £721,489

7. The Book Thief – £281,9374 – £3,366,007

6. Ride Along – £426,034 – £3,540,829

5. Non-Stop – £901,107 – £6,905,787

4. The Lego Movie – £998,176 – £30,063,416

3. 300: Rise of an Empire – £1,223,370 – £5,351,262

2. The Grand Budapest Hotel – £1,309,103 – £4,115,618

1. Need For Speed – (NE) – £2,011,249

 

Coming up this week (09/03/14)

Coming up on this weeks show, in the cinema section we revisit the Persian empire in beefed up sequel 300: Rise of an Empire, Wes Anderson brings us another slice of his very quirky nature in The Grand Budapest Hotel and aliens are on the run in animated film Escape from Planet Earth.  On Blu-Ray/DVD Asa Butterfield stars alongside Harrison Ford in Sci-Fi adventure Enders Game, Lee Daniels brings us the life of The Butler, Liam Hemsworth has a spot of Paranoia in action thriller and a couple get spooked in small British Horror In Fear, 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 9th 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.

*line up is subject to change.

US box office top 10

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Well not much has changed when it comes to this weeks chart, nothing could banish OZ The Great and Powerful off the top spot no matter how much they tried.

2 new films did make their way into the top 10 though, first off going in at number 3 was comedy film The Incredible Burt Wonderstone.  This weeks highest new entry though went to thriller The Call.

10. Escape from Planet Earth – $2,327,000 – $52,166,000

9. Safe Haven – $2,495,000 – $66,953,000

8. Silver Lining Playbook – $2,587,000 – $124,613,000

7. 21 and Over – $2,619,000 – $21,868,000

6. Snitch – $3,500,000 – $37,257,000

5. Identity Theft – $4,519,000 – $123,706,000

4. Jack the Giant Slayer – $6,220,000 – $53,913,000

3. Incredible Burt Wonderstone – (NE) – $10,305,000

2. The Call – (NE) – $17,100,000

1. OZ The Great and Powerful – $42,222,000 – $145,026,000

New Releases – You have 3 new films to choose from this week, first off is comedy drama Admission starring Paul Rudd, your next film choice is thriller Olympus has Fallen starring Gerrad Butler.  Your final film on offer this week is animated movie The Croods.

US box office top 10

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Well Jack fought off the fight from other films for only 1 week as one of this weeks new entries has gone and cut down his beanstalk.

The chart only saw 2 new films this week, first off going in at number 4 was thriller Dead Man Down.  This weeks highest new entry and the film that has taken the most in one weekend this year is OZ the Great and Powerful.

10. The Last Exorcism 2 – $3,120,000 – $12,083,000

9. Escape from Planet Earth – $3,207,000 – $47,832,000

8. Silver Lining Playbook  -$3,745,000 – $120,749,000

7. Safe Haven – $3,800,000 – $62,884,000

6. 21 and Over – $5,056,000 – $16,840,000

5. Snitch – $5,100,000  -$31,855,000

4. Dead Man Down – (NE) – $5,350,000

3. Identity Theft – $6,319,000 – $116,530,000

2. Jack the Giant Killer – $10,020,000 – $43,811,000

1. OZ The Great and Powerful  –(NE)  -$80,278,000

New Releases – Like with last week there are only 2 big films out this week.  Your first film of choice is Thriller The Call with comedy The Incredible Burt Wonderstone being the other film on offer.  There is one other film i would like to point out and that’s from the amazing people at Studio Ghibli and that’s From up on Poppy Hill.

US box office top 10

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Last week A Good Day to Die Hard reigned supreme at the top of the charts, this week however is a different story as not only has it been knocked off the top spot but it has been beaten into a bloody pulp all the way down to number 5.  The film that has taken over it’s crown is last weeks number 2 Identity Theft.

The chart only made way for 2 new films, first off going in at number 6 was horror film Dark Skies.  The highest new entry of the week though went to action film Snitch which hit the number 2 spot.

10. Beautiful Creature – $3.410.000 – $16.372.000

9. Side Effects – $6.511.000 – $25.254.000

8. Warm Bodies – $4.750.000 – $58.218.000

7. Silver Lining Playbook – $6.051.000 – $107.476.000

6. Dark Skies – (NE) – $8.850.000

5. A Good Day to Die Hard – $10.000.000 – $51.802.000

4. Safe Haven – $10.600.000 – $48.062.000

3. Escape from Planet Earth – $11.013.000 – $35.144.000

2. Snitch – (NE) – £13.000.000

1. Identity Theft – $14.064.000 – $93.667.000

New Releases – you have a couple of interesting movies to choose from this week, first off is comedy film 21 and Over, your next choice is delayed fantasy adventure film Jack the Giant Killer.  Your finally two choices are horror film The Last Exorcism 2 and thriller Phantom.

US box office top 10

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Well it looks like Warm Bodies wasn’t warming enough to the US film audience as it has only managed to stay at number 1 for one week giving way to one of this weeks new entries.

Two new films entered this weeks chart, first off hitting the number 3 spot was crime drama from Steven Soderbergh Side Effects.  This weeks highest new entry though went to comedy film from the creator’s of Horrible Bosses, Identity Theft.

10. Bullet to the Head – $1.980.000 – $8.171.000

9. Django Unchained – $2.288.000 – $154.501.000

8. Argo – $2.500.000 – $123.734.000

7. Zero Dark Thirty – $4.000.000 – $83.600.000

6. Mama – $4.323.000 – $64.046.000

5. Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters – $5.750.000 – $43.833.000

4. Silver Lining Playbook – $6.908.000 – $30.002.000

3. Side Effects – (NE) – $10.015.000

2. Warm Bodies – $11.500.000 – $36.652.000

1. Identity Theft – (NE) – $36.593.000

New Releases – This week see’s the release of a lot of new films however i have picked out the 3 biggest ones, first off is animated film Escape from Planet Earth.  If you want a lot more fantasy in your films and prefer witches to vampires then Beautiful Creatures will be your cup of tea. Your final film choice of the week see Bruce Willis playing John McClane for the fifth time in A Good Day to Die Hard.