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Coming up this week (02/12/13)

On this weeks very packed show, in the cinema section we take a look at Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson who is playing the creator of Mary Poppins in Saving Mr Banks, Chole Grace Moretz stars in horror remake Carrie and animated comedy with Free Birds.  On a very packed Blu-Ray/DVD show Armie hammer and Johnny Depp star in The Lone Ranger, Henry Cavill don’s the famous red pants to play Superman in Man of Steel, those annoying little blue creatures are back in Smurfs 2, the wolfpack return for a third and hopefully final time in Hangover Part 3, animated adventure from the creator of Cars with Planes, they haven’t grown up and return for a second helping in Grown Ups 2, Alan Partridge has his own movie with Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa and Ryan Gosling teams up with Nicolas Winding Refn in strange thriller Only God Forgives,  plus as usual our TV movie of the week, the latest movie news, UK box office top 10 & DVD/Blu-Ray top 10.

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US box office top 10

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Insidious chapter 2 could only manage to hold on to the top spot for one week as it has given way to one of this weeks new films.

Three new films went into this weeks chart, first off going in at number nine was the 3D/Imax re-release of The Wizard of OZ, hitting the number five spot was dance drama Battle of the Year.  This weeks highest new entry and the new number one went to drama thriller Prisoners.

New Releases – a couple of new films are aiming to make a mark on next weeks top 10, so if you want too see a new film then you have animated comedy sequel Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, comedy Don Jon and romantic comedy Baggage Claim.

10. Planes – $2,861,000 – $86,543,000

9. The Wizard of OZ (3D/Imax) – (NE) – $3,022,000

8. Riddick – $3,672,000 – $37,180,000

7. Lee Daniels’ The Butler – $4,304,000 – $106,452,000

6. We’re the Millers – $4,670,000 – $138,176,000

5. Battle of the Year – (NE) – $5,000,000

4. Instructions not Included – $5,700,000 – $34,262,000

3. The Family – $7,000,000 – $25,641,000

2. Insidious Chapter 2 – $14,500,000 – $60,855,000

1. Prisoners – (NE) – $21,430,000

US box office top 10

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Well Riddick wasn’t strong enough to hold on to the top spot for more than one week as one of this weeks new entries has gone and beaten it too a pulp.

Only two new films went into this weeks top 10, firstly going in at number two was drama movie The Family.  This weeks highest new entry and taking an insane amount of money is Insidious Chapter 2, the film has managed to take nearly 10 times the amount of it’s budget and it keeps Jason Blums production company there 100% record.

New Releases – Again only two new films are out this week, on offer is dance drama Battle of the Year and action thriller Prisoners.

10. Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters – $1,825,000 – $62,035,000

9. Elysium – $2,050,000 – $88,388,000

8. One Direction: This is Us – $2,400,000 – $26,887,000

7. Planes – $3,066,000 – $82,984,000

6. Instructions not Included – $4,250,000 – $26,581,000

5. We’re the Millers – $5,415,000 – $131,602,000

4. Lee Daniels’ The Butler – $5,582,000 – $131,602,000

3. Riddick – $7,013,000 – $31,280,000

2. The Family – (NE) – $14,500,000

1. Insidious Chapter 2 – (NE) – $41,050,000

UK box office top 10

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Well last weeks number one One Direction: This is Us has been knocked off the top spot by one of this weeks new entries.

Two films went into this weeks top 10, in fact both movies make up the top two, so going in at number two was the third entry for Riddick in Riddick.  This weeks highest new entry went to comedy drama About Time.

New releases  – Finally a week of big films as four movies will be trying to wrestle your cash off you, so if you want too see something new at the cinema then you have horror sequel Insidious Chapter 2, formula one drama Rush, over the top action film White House Down and baseball drama 42.

10. Monsters University – £294, 762 – £29,083,561

9. Grown Ups 2 – £314,249 – £7,983,406

8. Despicable Me 2 – £316,278 – £45,395,057

7. Pain and Gain – £401,920 – £1,923,892

6. Planes – £620,814 – £6,918,840

5. Elysium – £776,884 – £7,429,386

4. We’re the Millers – £918,971 – £45,788,783

3. One Direction: This is Us – £1,122,137 – £5,822,032

2. Riddick – (NE) – £1,415,141

1. About Time – (NE) – £1,761,079

US box office top 10

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Well it looks like the US isn’t that much of a fan of One Direction as it has been knocked off the top spot after just one week, it now has found a home at number six and looks set to head out of the chart quickly.

Only one new film entered this weeks top 10 and it went straight into the number one spot, the movie in question is Riddick.

New releases – only two new films are battling for your money this week, so if you want to watch something new at the cinema this week then you have action comedy The Family and horror sequel Insdious Chapter 2.

10. The Worlds End – $2,302,000 – $21,737,000

9. Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters – $2,500,000 – $59,848,000

8. Blue Jasmine – $2,688,000 – $25,449,000

7. Elysium – $3,100,000 – $85,077,000

6. One Direction: This is Us – $4,100,000 – $23,991,000

5. Planes – $4,274,000 – $79,279,000

4. We’re the Millers – $7,925,000 – $123,844,000

3. Instructions not Included – $8,100,000 – $20,312,000

2. Lee Daniels’ The Butler – $8,900,000  -$91,901,000

1. Riddick – (NE) – $18,673,000

US box office top 10

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Last weeks number one Lee Daniels’ The Butler has finally been knocked off the top spot by one of this weeks new films.

In a bit of a weak chart only three new films tried to shake things up a little, coming in at number nine is the lowest rated film of all time on rotten tomato’s Getaway, hitting the number five spot was Instructions not Included.  This weeks highest new entry and the new number one went to concert film One Direction: This is Us.

New release – it would normally be new releases however only one film is getting a stateside release and that is Riddick.

10. Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters – $4,425,000 – $54,965,000

9. Getaway – (NE) – $4,505,000

8. The Worlds End – $4,759,000 – $16,568,000

7. Mortal Instruments: City of Bones – $5,200,000 – $22,654,000

6. Elysium – $6,300,000 – $78,404,000

5. Instructions Not Included – (NE) – $7,500,000

4. Planes – $7,756,000 – $70,844,000

3. We’re the Millers – $12,610,000 – $109,563,000

2. Lee Daniels’ The Butler – $14,742,000 – $74,007,000

1. One Direction: This is Us – (NE) – $17,000,000

UK box office top 10

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Well it seems that Kick-Ass 2 could only hold on to the top spot for just one week as it has had it ass kicked by the rest of the chart.

Three new films found their way into this weeks top 10, first off going in at number four was Twilight wannabe Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, hitting the number two spot was comedy movie We’re the Millers however it was Elysium that went straight into the number one spot.

New releases – a bit of a weak week for new films this week however if you want a new movie to go and see then you have comedy drama The Way Way Back, horror thriller You’re Next and over the top action film Pain and Gain.

10. The Smurfs 2 – £546,075 – £9,958,208

9. Despicable Me 2 – £566,019 – £43,861,335

8. Monsters University – £592,070 – £27,579,037

7. Kick – Ass 2 – £613,817 – £4,230,695

6. 2 Guns – £639,968 – £2,996,738

5. Grown Ups 2 – £678,466 – £6,417,368

4. Mortal Instruments: City of Bones – (NE) – £1,143,385

3. Planes – £1,165,315 – £4,096,501

2. We’re the Millers – (NE) – £1,508,366

1. Elysium – (NE) – £3,127,005

US box office top 10

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No change at the top of the charts this week as none of the new films challenged last weeks number one Lee Daniel’s The Butler.

Three new films went into this weeks top 10, first off going in at number seven was horror thriller You’re Next, hitting the number four spot was the third and final part in the cornetto trilogy The Worlds End.  This weeks highest new entry went to Twilight wannabe Mortal Instruments: City of Bones.

New Releases – again not a big week when it comes to new films, so if you are after something new then you have two thrillers in the form of Close Circuit and Getaway and concert documentary One Direction: This is Us.

10. Kick Ass 2 – $4,270,000 – $22,423,000

9. Blue Jasmine – $4,300,000 – $14,799,000

8. Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters – $5,200,000 – $48,346,000

7. You’re Next – (NE) – $7,050,000

6. Elysium – $7,100,000 – $69,054,000

5. Planes – $8,567,000 – $59,591,000

4. The Worlds End – (NE) – $8,942,000

3. Mortal Instruments: City of Bones – (NE) – $9,300,000 – $14,051,000

2. We’re the Millers – $13,500,000 – $91,740,000

1. Lee Daniels The Butler – $17,018,000 – $52,275,000

 

UK box office top 10

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Well it looks like people weren’t that interested in Alan Partridges foray on to the big screen as it has been knocked off the top spot all the way down to number 7.

Three new films went into this weeks chart, in fact all three of them make up the top end of the chart.  First off going in at number three was comedy action film 2 Guns, hitting the number two spot was Planes the latest animated film from Disney.  This weeks highest new entry and kicking everybody else butt was Kick-Ass 2.

New Releases – If your after something new to go and see at the cinema this week then the movies on offer are the latest film from Neil Blomkamp Elysium, the latest film to try and take the Twilight crown with Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, saucy drama with Lovelace and comedy We’re the Millers.

10. Despicable Me 2 – £768,575 – £42,676,372

9. Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters – £834,538  -£4,264,614

8. The Smurfs 2 – £836,599 – £8,669,411

7. Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa – £852,967 – £4,201,795

6. Monsters University – £892,945 – £26,251,949

5. The Conjuring – £963,073 – £8,121,962

4. Grown Ups 2 – £1,119,025 – £4,770,646

3. 2 Guns – (NE) – £1,423,738

2. Planes – (NE) – £1,735,940

1. Kick-Ass 2 – (NE) – £2,482,187

US box office top 10

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Well Elysium could only hold on to the top spot for one week as one of this weeks new films have knocked it off the top spot.

Three new films went into this weeks top 10, firstly going in at number seven was biography film Jobs centering on ex Apple head honcho Steve Jobs.  Hitting a really low number four and taking just under $14 million was insane superhero sequel Kick-Ass 2.  This weeks highly unlikely new number one went to drama movie Lee Daniels’ The Butler which centre’s on the butler of the president.

New Releases – A couple of new films will be trying to take your money this week, so if your after something new then you have teen action fantasy film The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, the third and final part in the cornetto trilogy with The Worlds End and horror thriller You’re Next

10. The Wolverine – $4,425,000 – $120,458,000

9. The Smurfs 2 – $4,600,000 – $56,912,000

8. 2 Guns – $5,572,000 – $59,221,000

7. Jobs – (NE) – $6,700,000

6. Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters – $8,375,000 – $38,904,000

5. Planes – $13,141,000 – $45,090,000

4. Kick-Ass 2 – (NE) – $13,568,000

3. Elysium – $13,600,000 – $55,914,000

2. We’re the Millers – $17,780,000 – $69,513,000

1. Lee Daniels’ The Butler – (NE) – $25,010,000