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UK Box Office Top 10

Too say that’s it’s a strange week when it comes to the top 10 is a bit of a understatement however 1 thing that has remained normal is that The Dark Knight Rises has managed to hold on to the top spot for a second week.

3 new films found there way into the top 10 and 1 very surprising entry, first off going in at number 9 is bollywood film Carry on Jatta (not the next carry on film), the next new entry went to documentary Searching for Sugar Man, however it was Dr Seuss’ The Lorax that was the highest new entry going straight into the number 2 spot.  One other film managed to make a surprise re-entry in at the number 8 spot and that’s Pirates! In An Adventure With Scientists.

10. Men In Black 3 – £34.497 – £21.839.375

9. Carry on Jatta – (NE) – £36.760

8. Pirates! In Adventure With Scientists – £44.389 – £16.446.344

7. Searching for Sugar Man – (NE) – £68.857

6. Five-Year Engagement – £35.134 – £4.865.174

5. Magic Mike – £536.749 – £6.697.323

4. Amazing Spider-Man – £686.952 – £23.816.960

3. Ice Age 4: Continental Drift – £1.544.322 – £21.222.522

2. Dr Seuss’ The Lorax – (NE) – £1.853.294

1. The Dark Knight Rises – £7.275.558 – £30.551.765

New Releases – only a couple of films too choose from this week and 1 of them is only released in Scotland.  First off if you live in Scotland then you can see the latest Pixar animated film Brave 10 day’s before anybody else, your next choice is the 3rd in the Dairy of a Wimpy Kid series this time he is suffering from Dog Days, however the biggest film of the week is the Seth MacFarlane comedy Ted.

 

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.

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.

UK Box Office Top 10

Despite it getting really bad reviews The Devil Inside went straight into the number 1 spot last week however it couldn’t hold on to that position for more than a week with the years first big film knocking it off the top spot.

2 new films graced the top 10 this week, first off going in at number 8 and splitting a lot of people was Act of Valor however it was the biggets film of the year so far that went straight into the top spot and it deserved it, The Hunger Games.

10 – The Muppets – £168.381 – £16.061.283

9 – The Woman in Black – £214.401 – £20.932.300

8 – Act of Valor – (NE) – £262.935

7 – John Carter – £297.762 – £4.504.680

6 – Contraband – £315.666 – £1.485.985

5 – We Bought a Zoo – £408.821 – £1.625.015

4 – The Devil Inside – £643.036 – £3.523.729

3 – The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel – £747.122 – £15.674.349

2 – 21 Jump Street – £1.184.044 – £3.947.933

1 – The Hunger Games – (NE) – £4.900.177

New Releases – 2 big new films are gracing your multiplex this week, first off Aardman going back to claymation with Pirates in an Adventure with Scientists and the 2nd and biggest release of the week is the follow up to the awful Clash of the Titans in Wrath of the Titans.