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Andrew’s Worst 10 films of 2013

So, as with any year, we have good and we have bad, but just how bad was the selection of 2013? Well, we had some excellent highs, but that didn’t mean we didn’t have some equally impressively bad lows. So, lets take a look at what were my personal pet peeves about 2013 with the movies that make up my own personal movie hell top 10 of the year. Read the rest of this entry

The biggest flops of the year

It’s that time of the year when the best and worst movies are revealed however one of the more interesting top 10’s is the biggest flops of the year and the nice people at Forbes magazine have gone and found out what 10 films failed at the global box office.

It might come as a surprise to hear that only one summer blockbuster made the top 10 in the form of R.I.P.D which found it’s place at the number nine spot.

Nobody cares about that though what we all want to know is what the biggest flop of the year is and the honor went to the Benedict Cumberbatch drama about Wikileaks, The Fifth Estate.  The film totally bombed at the global box office, in fact it only made back 21% of it’s budget.

Other films in the top five included the Stallone action film Bullet to the Head which was the second flop of the year, the Jason Statham action drama Parker which went in at number four and the Mark Wahlberg drama Broken City rounded out the top five.

Below is the full top 10 which includes the cost of the film, how much it took at the global box office and how much of it’s budget it made back.

10. The Big Wedding – Budget $35m – Global taking $22m –  Return 63%

9. R.I.P.D – Budget $130m – Global taking $78m – Return 60%

8. Peeple – Budget $15m – Global taking $9m – Return 60%

7. Getaway – Budget $18m – Global taking $9m – Return 58%

6. Battle of the Year – Budget $20m – Global taking $11m – Return 55%

5. Broken City – Budget $35m – Global taking $19m – Return 54%

4. Parker – Budget $35m – Global taking $17m – Return 49%

3. Paranoia – Budget $35m – Global taking $13.5m – Return 39%

2. Bullet to the Head – Budget $25m – Global taking $9m – Return 36%

1. The Fifth Estate – Budget $28m – Global taking $6m – Return 21%

Coming up this week (08/07/13)

Coming up on this weeks extremely packed show, in the cinema section Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson join Google as a part of The Internship, Jesse Eisenberg and Woody Harrelson form part of the four horseman in magic crime thriller Now You See Me, Gerard Butler teaches surfing in true drama Chasing Mavericks and we find out what the band Pussy Riot really did in documentary Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer. On DVD/Blu-Ray we take a look at Ben Wheatley’s latest mind bending film A Field In England, Jason Statham stars in action thriller Parker, Josh Duhamel stars in romantic drama Safe Haven, Chris Hemsworth forms an alliance against an invading force in the remake of Red Dawn, Tim Roth and Cillian Murphy star in tough British drama Broken, Martin Compston stars in true life drama about Paul Ferris in The Wee Man, David Duchovny and Vera Farmiga star in comedy Goats and Mads Mikklsen and Alexander Skarsgard stars in revenge thriller Exit, plus as usual our TV movie of the week, as well as the latest movie news, UK box office top 10 & DVD/Blu-Ray top 10.

Join us live from Monday 7th July at 7:30pm (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, Spreaker or you can now find us on Youtube, just search for the Monday Movie Show.

UK box office top 10

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OZ the Great and Powerful couldn’t hold on to the top spot for another week as it faced very stiff competition from a lot of new entries and unfortunately for the film it has been knocked off the top spot.

4 new films graced this weeks chart, first off going in at number 7 was action thriller Stolen starring Nicolas Cage, hitting the number 4 spot was comedy film Identity Thief from the mind of the director of Horrible Bosses.  Hitting the number 2 spot was Jack the Giant Killer however it wasn’t all good news for the film because with a price tag of over $195 million it was expected to do better, worst so though it didn’t take as much in it’s opening weekend than last years big flop John Carter.  The final new entry and this weeks new number 1 went to animated film from Dreamworks, The Croods.

10. Mama – £111,739 – £5,321,101

9. Parker – £137,027 – £1,578,781

8. Welcome to the Punch – £194,861 – £974,862

7. Stolen – (NE) – £202,373

6. Wreck-It Ralph – £236,580 – £22,329,961

5. Side Effects – £609,406 – £3,400,378

4. Identity Thief – (NE) – £1,313,162

3. OZ The Great and Powerful – £1,345,135 – £10,085,578

2. Jack the Giant Slayer – (NE) – £1,591,736

1. The Croods – (NE) – £5,372,290

New Releases – It’s a very big week for new films in the UK as we have 3 huge films released in the same week.  First of is trippy thriller from Danny Boyle, Trance, your next film of choice is sci-fi action drama The Host, which is from the mind of the Twilight series Stephenie Meyer.  The fianl film on offer this week is big action film G.I Joe Retaliation (3D).

UK box office top 10

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Well nothing could move OZ the Great and Powerful off the top spot as he has managed to hold on for another week, not that he had much competition as this weeks 10 films were down 51% on the films this time last year.

There were 3 new films in the top 10 however none of them made much of a splash  The lowest of the new entries went to the remake of Red Dawn which could only manage to hit the number 8 spot, doing slightly better by going in at number 6 was The Incredible Burt Wonderstone.  This weeks highest new entry though went to thriller Welcome to the Punch which hit the number 3 spot.

One quick note one of last weeks new entries, action film Fire with Fire only went in at number 33 when it came out however on it’s second week of release it did even worse by dropping all the way down to the number 77th film.

10. The Guilt Trip – £157,016 – £814,530

9. Hansel and Gretel Witch Hunters – £221,452 – £3,178,317

8. Red Dawn – (NE) – £255,448

7. Mama – £266,521 – £5,054,683

6. Incredible Burt Wonderstone – (NE) – £305,936

5. Parker – £308,335 – £1,229,889

4. Wreck-it Ralph – £426,343 – £21,995,949

3. Welcome to the Punch – (NE) – £460,250

2. Side Effects – £759,363 – £2,277,861

1. OZ The Great and Powerful – £2,609,465 – £7,683,699

New releases – you have a very interesting selection of new films on offer this week to go and see.  First off is animated films The Croods which has done very well so far on it’s preview weekend taking a estimated £1,7 million, your next film choice is Identity Thief which was a huge success in the US and your finally big film of the week is Jack the Giant Slayer which bombed on it’s release over in America.  You also have 2 smaller movies in the form of action film Stolen starring Nicolas Cage and thriller Compliance.

UK box office top 10

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Not only has last weeks number 1, Hansel and Gretel Witch Hunters been knocked off the top spot but it has been given a good kicking and is no longer in the top 5.

4 new films graced this weeks chart, first off going in at number 7 was comedy film The Guilt Trip.  Hitting the number 4 spot was action thriller Parker starring Jason Statham, doing better however was Steven Soderbergh’s finally Side Effects which managed to find it’s way to the number 2 spot.  This weeks highest new entry and the new number 1 went to Sam Raimi’s OZ The Great and Powerful.

10. Les Miserables  -£293,893  -£39,552,000

9. A Good Day to Die Hard – £342,415 – £10,401,957

8. Safe Haven – £407,293 – £1,689,586

7. The Guilt Trip – (NE) – £432,068

6. Hansel and Gretel Witch Hunters – £507,759  – £2,651,393

5. Mama – £525,672 – £4,530,295

4. Parker – (NE) – £568,777

3. Wreck-It Ralph – £744,683 – £21,459,657

2. Side Effects – (NE) – £904,746

1. OZ The Great and Powerful – (NE) – £3,712,948

New Releases – Not a huge week when it comes to new films but if your after something new to watch then the films on offer are, thriller Welcome to the Punch, comedy film The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, action remake Red Dawn and very strange thriller drama The Paperboy.

Coming up this week (11/03/13)


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On this weeks jam packed show in the cinema section James Franco steps foot in Oz with Oz: The Great and Powerful, Jason Statham stars in action film Parker, off beat drama Robot and Frank, Steven Soderbergh brings us his supposed last ever film, Side Effects, Josh Duhamel goes up against gangster boss Vincent D’Onofrio in Fire With Fire and drama film Broken.  On Blu-Ray/DVD we say goodbye to Bella and Edward in Twilight Saga Breaking Dawn Part 2, Joaquin Phoenix goes up against Phillip Seymour Hoffman in The Master, Jessica Alba stars in The Tall Man, small British horror film Comedown and the final movie of the week is thriller Small Town Murder Songs, plus as usual our TV movie of the week, a look at the latest movie news and the UK Box Office and Blu-Ray/DVD top 10′s.

Join us live from 7:30pm (maybe) (GMT) on Monday March 11th 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, Spreaker or you can now find us on Youtube, just search for the Monday Movie Show.

UK box office top 10

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Wreck-It Ralph could only hold on to the top spot for one week as the chart was flooded with new entries and it was inevitable that it couldn’t hold it’s weight against the flood of new films.

5 new films graced this weeks chart and one film found it’s way back into the top 10 despite it now being available on DVD.  First up the new entries and going in at number 10 was Park Chan Wook’s strange film Stoker, on place above that was thriller Arbitrage, hitting the number 7 spot was drama thriller Broken City.  Into the top 5 now and at number was was romantic drama Safe Haven.  This weeks new number 1 though went to Hansel and Gretel Witch Hunters.

One quick thing to mention is that the film that has found it’s way back into the top 10 thanks to the Oscars was the brilliant Argo.

10. Stoker – (NE) – £367,509

9. Arbitrage – (NE) – £402,873

8. Argo – £408,903 – £7,065,703

7. Broken City – (NE) – £499,283

6. Les Miserable – £503,161 – £38,884,766

5. Safe Haven – (NE) – £812,460

4. A Good Day to Die Hard – £823,723 – £9,711,292

3. Mama – £1,066,008 – £3,484,674

2. Wreck-It Ralph – £1,402,000 – £20,432,173

1. Hansel and Gretel Witch Hunters – (NE) – £1,502,782

New Releases – A lot of new films will be trying to take your money this week so i will quickly go over them.  First off the biggest movie of the week is adventure film Oz: The Great and Powerful, also on offer is action thriller Parker, Drama Robot and Frank, thriller from Steven Soderbergh Side Effects and on limited release is action film Fire with Fire.

US box office top 10

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It’s a bit of a slow week when it comes to the chart despite there being a new number one, which means last week film Hansel and Gretel could only hold on to the top spot for 1 week.

Only 2 new films entered this weeks chart, first off going in a very low number 6 and doing worse than expected is Bullet to the Head.  This weeks highest new entry and new number 1 went to Warm Bodies, a zombie film with a little bit of heart.

10. Lincoln – $2.412.000 – $170.523.000

9. Les Miserables – $2.439.000 – $141.523.000

8. Django Unchained – $3.039.000 – $150.979.000

7. Parker – $3.215.000 – $12.440.000

6. Bullet to the Head – (NE) – $4.500.000

5. Zero Dark Thirty – $5.300.000 – $77.798.000

4. Mama – $6.730.000 – $58.262.000

3. Silver Lining Playbook – $8.113.000 – $80.378.000

2. Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunter – $9.210.000 – $34.463.000

1. Warm Bodies – (NE) – $19.505.000

New Releases – Not much new on offer this week apart from comedy movie Identity Theft and crime drama Side Effects.

US box office top 10

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Not much of a impactful week when it comes to the top 10 despite it having a new number one as MAM could only hold on to the top spot for 1 week.

3 new films graced this weeks chart and none of them did that well.  First off going in at number 7 is gross out comedy featuring the biggest all star cast formed for a film in Movie 43, hitting the number 5 spot was Jason Statham’s latest film Parker however it was Hanzel and Gretel Witch Hunters which was the highest new entry going in at number 1.

10. Les Miserables – $3.912.000 – $137.237.000

9. Broken City – $4.000.000 – $15.270.000

8. Gangster Squad – $4.200.000 – $39.647.000

7. Movie 43 – (NE) – $5.000.000

6. Django Unchained – $5.005.000 – $146.295.000

5. Parker – (NE) – $7.000.000

4. Zero Dark Thirty – $9.800.000 – $69.904.000

3. Silver Lining Playbook – $10.000.000 – $69.465.000

2. Mama – $12.860.000 – $48.648.000

1. Hanzel and Gretel: With Hunters – (NE) – $19.000.000

New Releases – Not that much too choose from apart from 2 new films.  Your first choice is Sly Stallone’s new film Bullet to the Head and your only new film is Zombie comedy Warm Bodies.