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Coming up this week (10/08/14)

Coming up on this weeks show, in the cinema section we take a look at the return of Will, Jay, Simon and Neil in comedy The Inbetweeners 2 and Dusty Crophopper teams up with his friends in animated adventure Planes: Fire and Rescue.  On Blu-Ray/DVD we take a look at insane martial arts action sequel The Raid 2, Kermit and pal’s return in Muppets Most Wanted, Jackie Chan shows he can still kick butt in Chinese Zodiac, Sci-Fi action drama in Divergent, dark drama in Calvary and small budget horror film Patrick: Evil Awakens, 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 10th August at around 8:30pm (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.

US box office top 10 – W/E 06/04/14

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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

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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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US box office top 10

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Last weeks number one Divergent could only hold on the top spot for one week only as it has been knocked off the top spot by one of this weeks new films in the form of biblical epic Noah.

Only one other new film went into this weeks chart in the form of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s new action thriller Sabotage which went in at a very low seventh spot.

New Releases – despite there being 16 new films to choose from only one movie we attract any attention and that’s the return of Chris Evans as Captain America in Captain America: The Winter Soldier.

10. Non-Stop – $4,087,000 – $85,167,000

9. 300: Rise of An Empire – $4,300,000 – $101,145,000

8. Need For Speed – $4,335,000 – $37,753,000

7. Sabotage – (NE) – $5,330,00

6. The Grand Budapest Hotel – $8,825,000 – $24,457,000

5. Gods Not Dead – $9,075,000 – $22,028,000

4. Mr Peabody and Sherman – $9,500,000 – $94,909,000

3. Muppets Most Wanted – $11,373,000 – $33,210,000

2. Divergent – $26,500,000 – $95,260,000

1. Noah – (NE) – $44,000,000

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.

*line up is subject to change.