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UK Box Office Top 10

 

It’s so nice too see that the UK box office can throw up a few surprise and this weeks chart has not disappointed as not only there is a new number 1 knocking last weeks chart topper film The Dark Knight Rises off the top spot but another film has made a surprise re-entry into the chart.

When it comes too new entries in the chart their is 2 proper new entry in the chart, first off is Dairy of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Day’s which went into the number 3 spot, However it was Ted that surprised us by not only going in at the number 1 spot knocking the Dark Knight off his perch but by also taking a huge £9.3 million.  There was another new entry of sort’s which is Brave as it hit the number 6 despite it only being shown in Scotland and Ireland.  Their was a extremely surprising re-entry into the chart for Mirror Mirror which went back into the number 9 spot 18 week’s after it’s initial release.

10. Searching for Sugar Man – £42.416 – £163.857

9. Mirror Mirror – £60.769 – £7.578.055

8. Magic Mike – £288.189 – £7.638.076

7. Amazing Spider-man – £392.715 – £24.937.213

6. Brave – (NE) – £820.084 (Scotland/Ireland only)

5. Dr Seuss’ The Lorax – £856.003 – £4.648.423

4. Ice Age 4: Continental Drift – £1.213.388 – £24.671.603

3. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Day’s – (NE) – £1.537.178

2. The Dark Knight Rises – £4.290.605 – £40.846.913

1. Ted – (NE) – £9.330.700

New Releases – A bit of a weird week for new releases, only 1 film of note is out on Friday and that’s the 4th in the Street dance series this time it’s Street Dance: Miami Heat, your next new film of choice is not out until the Monday and it’s another 4th in the series this time it’s The Bourne Legacy, your final choice is a new release in England, Northern Ireland and Wales with Pixar’s Brave that has already seen itself thrown into the Scotland and Ireland box office.

Coming Up This Week (30/07/12)

Coming up on this weeks show we look at only 1 cinema release and that’s the latest animated film adaptation of a Dr Seuss with The Lorax.  On Blu-Ray/DVD we take a look at a re-telling of the snow white universe with Tarsem Singh’s Mirror Mirror, John Cusack plays Edgar Allen Poe in The Raven, horror/thriller with Mark Hamell in Airborne, action film Hijacked and horror film Remains, plus our usual look at the latest movie news and the UK Box Office and Blu-Ray/DVD top 10′s.

This weeks show is also special for us as we celebrate 2 big milestones, firstly Monday’s show will be our 1 year anniversary (can you believe we have been going for a year) and secondly we will also be doing our 100th episode with the Blu-Ray/DVD section of the show.

So join us live from 6:30pm (GMT) on Monday 30th July live on our Spreaker 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  or via Spreaker.

UK Box Office Top 10

It’s a very insane week when it comes to the top 10 as 5 films try to beat Avengers Assemble off the top spot and despite very stiff competition from one of them the Avengers still won the fight and have stayed on top of the chart.

As said above there are 5 new films in this weeks chart, going in at number 9 was horror remake Silent House, hitting the number 5 spot is the latest action film with Jason Statham in it, Safe, one spot above that is the 3D re-release of Beauty and the Beast, one more spot above that is drama film with Zac Effron, The Lucky Ones however it was the return of the gang in American Pie Reunion that was the highest new entry going in at number 2.

10 – Mirror Mirror – £207.319 – £6.834.905

9 – Silent House – (NE) – £214.731

8 – Pirates: An Adventure with Scientists – £318.039 – £15.226.545

7 – The Hunger Games – £346.807 – £22.830.919

6 – Salmon Fishing in the Yemen – £641.051 – £3.827.625

5 – Safe – (NE) – £679.716

4 – Beauty and the Beast 3D – (NE) – £685.024

3 – The Lucky Ones – (NE) – £1.159.435

2 – American Pie: Reunion – (NE) – £6.334.539

1 – The Avengers Assemble – £8.121.916 – £23.899.990

New Releases – It’s another jam packed week of new films however i don’t see any of them breaking the top 3, the film with the biggest chance though is Tim Burton’s latest film with Johnny Depp as a vampire in the form of Dark Shadow, then there is over the top horror/comedy with a huge fascination in boobs, Piranha 3DD, Mel Gibson finally returns to the action film genre with How i Spent my Summer Vacation and finally there is comedy/drama Jeff who Lives at Home.

UK Box Office Top 10

It’s was very obvious that Battleship couldn’t hold on to the top spot for another week seeing as the biggest release of the year was creeping up behind it.

1 new film graced this weeks chart and it was very obvious even to a person living in a hole that it was going to go straight into the number one spot taking an insane amount of money and that film is Avengers Assemble.

10 – Lockout – £169.133 – £1.075.002

9 – 21 Jump Street – £205.514 – £9.863.555

8 – Titanic 3D – £366.749 – £10.774.824

7 – Mirror Mirror – £437.356 – £6.627.586

6 – Battleship – £501.283 – £7.130.300

5 – Cabin in the Woods – £561.905 – £4.632.981

4 – Pirates in an Adventure with Scientists – £663.775 – £14.908.506

3 – The Hunger Games – £744.079 – £22.484.112

2 – Salmon Fishing in the Yemen – £1.085.687 – £3.186.574

1 – Avengers Assemble – (NE) – £15.778.074

*Update: As of 02/05/12 Avengers Assemble has now hit the £18.4 million mark.

New Releases – There are a lot of films out this week but i doubt any of them will knock Avengers Assemble of the top spot, first off is the 3D re-release of Beauty and the Beast, next is romantic drama starring Zac Effron in the Lucky One, the latest Spanish film to get a remake is also released this week in the form of Silent House, Jason Statham is back in action mode in Safe and finally the full gang return of a big meet up in American Pie Reunion.

UK Box Office Top 10

Nothing can seem to sink Battleship as it has spent a second week on the top of the tree however it’s takings were well down from last week and it had a challenge from a surprise new entry.

3 new films graced this weeks top 10, first off going in at the bottom end of the chart is the god awful Gone, doing a little bit better but still not that well was Lockout which managed to hit the number 7 spot however it was Salmon Fishing in the Yemen that was the biggest new entry this week hitting the number 2 spot.

10 – Gone – (NE) – £275.087

9 – 21 Jump Street – £376.781 – £9.465.305

8 – Mirror Mirror – £535.093 – £6.070.901

7 – Lockout – (NE) – £596.000

6 – Pirates: In Adventure with Scientists – £772.887 – £14.085.333

5 – Titanic 3D – £925.740 – £9.919.113

4 – Cabin in the Wood – £1.033.533 – £3.543.472

3 – The Hunger Games – £1.070.787 – £21.259.368

2 – Salmon Fishing in the Yemen – (NE) – £1.169.235

1 – Battleship – £1.282.091 – £6.068.174

New Releases – I don’t think i need to say anything else apart from AVENGERS ASSEMBLE.

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.

UK Box Office Top 10

Ships are taking over this weeks top 10 however Titanic which had the top[ spot last week has given way to another film that not only features huge ships but probably the most special effects ever featured in a movie.

Only 2 new films were in this weeks top 10, going in at number 3 is the brilliant horror/comedy film from the pen of Joss Whedon and making his directorial debut Drew Goddard, The Cabin in the Woods, however it was Battleship Peter Berg’s big screen version of the classic board game that was not only the highest new entry but wnet straight into the number 1 spot taking nearly £4 million.

10 – Streetdance 2 – £220.087 – £2.872.153

9 – Best Exotic Marigold Hotel – £273.338 – £18.518.872

8 – Wrath of the Titans – £495.768 – £7.197.617

7 – 21 Jump Street – £528.122 – £8.751.816

6 – Mirror Mirror – £913.134 – £5.194.454

5 – Pirates in an Adventure with Scientists – £1.477.517 – £12.840.803

4 – The Hunger Games – £1.494.174 – £19.419.136

3 – The Cabin in the Woods – (NE) – £1.601.161

2 – Titanic 3D – £1.809.737 – £8005.203

1 – Battleship – (NE) – £3.763.348

New Releases – There are a lot of new films out this week however none of them are very big films, first off is comedy film Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, then we have thriller film Gone starring Amanda Seyfried, action/thriller Lockout with a beefed up Guy Pearce and a duo of horror films in the form of Grave Encounters and Xavier Gen’s The Divide.

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.

UK Box Office Top 10

A bit of a disaster has hit this weeks top 10 with the Hunger Games no longer holding on to the top spot thanks to one of this weeks new entries making it hit a cinematic iceberg.

4 new films graced this weeks top 10, first off going in at number 10 was Bollywood film Housefull 2, hitting the number 7 spot was The Cold Light of Day featuring the new Superman Henry Cavill, doing better but that’s down to it being out for 5 days longer than the rest of the new entries was Tarsem Singhs version of Snow White in the form of Mirror Mirror however the highest new entry went to Titanic 3D which throws us into the dark days of cinema by hitting the number 1 spot.

10 – Housefull 2 – (NE) – £396.475

9 – Streetdance 2 – £424.833 – £1.953.260

8 – Best Exotic Marigold Hotel – £451.307 – £17..737.576

7 – The Cold Light of Day  – (NE)  – £503.985

6 – 21 Jump Street – £845.869 – £7.331.740

5 – Wrath of the Titans – £1.368.131 – £5.351.400

4 – Pirates in An Adventure with Scientists – £2.166.162 – £7.716.061

3 – Mirror Mirror – (NE) – £2.389.033

2 – The Hunger Games – £2.394.782 – £15.168.889

1 – Titanic 3D – (NE) – £2.856.540

New Releases – There are only 2 big releases out this week however there is also 1 small one of note, first off the small one in the form of Blackthorn which tells the story of Butch Cassidy and the fact that he didn’t get killed, next up is huge explosive blockbuster in the vein of Transformers about aliens taking over the world (again) in Battleship however for me it’s The Cabin in the Woods that’s the biggest release of the week from the pen of Joss Wheadon and making his directorial debut Drew Goddard who penned the script to the really good Cloverfield.

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.