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Coming up this week (27/01/14)

Coming up on this weeks show, in the cinema section we take a look at star studded drama about the dysfunctional lives of a small American family in August: Osage County, Sylvester Stallone and Robert De Niro battle against each other in Grudge Match, the Coen Brothers bring us another quirky comedy drama with Inside Llewyn Davis and Chris Pine steps into the shoes of the Tom Clancy creation Jack Ryan in Jack Ryan: Shadow Complex.  On Blu-Ray/DVD we take a look at F1 drama Rush, Scottish musical comedy drama with Sunshine on Leith, another slice of teen fantasy in Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, British drama with The Selfish Giant and Halle Berry gets caught up in thriller The Call,  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 Monday 27th January 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 (hopefully coming back soon), Spreaker or you can now find us on Youtube, just search for the Monday Movie Show.

Stuart’s Best 10 of 2013

So my list of worst films of 2013 have been revealed and i could of easily made that list the worst 30/40, when it comes to the best films of the year that’s where i struggled a little as it took to nearly the end of the year for me to even had a good 15, in the end though a few films managed to shine through as the best of the best as well as a few honorable mentions.

So take a look at the 10 films that i thought were the best of 2013.

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Andrew’s Best 10 films of 2013

So it’s that time of year again, when the Monday Movie Show takes a look back at the last 12 months of movies to pick out the best and worst of the movies of the year. A combined list of both Stuart’s and my own is announced in the end of year Monday Movie Show awards special, but here is my own personal list of the highs and lows of 2013, a year which was certainly an improvement over 2012, so much so that at one point I considered making this a top 20 rather than 10, there were that many good movies this year. Read the rest of this entry

2013 Monday Movie Show Award Winners

Another year is about to come to a close and it’s probably the best time to look over what this year has brought us.

Yes we still suck at sport no matter what it is, we are still in a rescission where the government says we are fine however we know that we are still screwed, the videogame industry saw two new consoles released and people still complain oh and most music still sucks.

However we are not here to look over that annoying stuff we are here to celebrate the best and worst of 2013 in the wonderful world of films.  So me and Andrew got our heads together and came up with what we think deserve a couple of awards, yes there were some arguments (i still have the bruisers) but we finally came to an agreement and the awards can be viewed below.

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UK box office top 10

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Finally some action when it comes too the chart, this weeks takings are up a massive 97% on last weeks and we also have a new number one as Prisoners finally gives up the fight.

Four new films went into this weeks chart with three of them taking the top three spots.  Firstly going in at number nine was Bollywood film Boss.  Into the top three and at number three we have action film starring Stallone and Schwarzenegger in Escape Plan, going in at number two was fantastic true live drama thriller Captain Phillips.  This weeks new number one is animated film Turbo.

New Releases – this weeks see’s a interesting mix of new films, on offer is comedy Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa, animated film Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 and action adventure Enders Game.

10. Le Week End – £208,759 – £767,610

9. Boss – (NE) – £235,086

8. Rush – £280,960 – £3,276,755

7. Filth – £343,299 – £3,276,755

6. Blue Jasmine – £365,436 – £4,095,540

5. Sunshine on Leith – £469,898 – £3,219,089

4. Prisoners – £571,028 – £6,163,940

3. Escape Plan – (NE) – £961,470

2. Captain Phillips – (NE) – £3,483,981

1. Turbo – (NE) – £3,892,744

UK box office top 10

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Last week i said that it was the lowest takings weeks of the year, well low and behold this week has gone and beaten that, in fact none of the movies managed to get past the £1 million mark, this is the first time it has happened since the middle of 2012.

There wasn’t much of a challenge from any of the new films this week on last weeks number one, Prisoners, as it has managed to hold on to the top spot for it’s third week.

Two new films went into the lower end of this weeks chart, first off going in at number seven was Le Week End, the highest new entry went to the Fifth Estate which only managed to go into the number six spot.

New Releases – Finally a few films that will shake up next weeks top 10, firstly you have drama Captain Phillips, your next choice is action thriller Escape Plan and your final film on offer is animated film Turbo.

10. White House Down – £189,586 – £4,175,310

9. Justin and the Knights of Valor – £191,556 – £2,695,856

8. Runner Runner – £279,339 – £2,385,186

7. Le Week End – (NE) – £324,888

6. The Fifth Estate – (NE) – £502,495

5. Rush – £531,945 – £8,892,873

4. Filth – £638,856 – £2,532,897

3. Blue Jasmine – £642,241 – £3,333,633

2. Sunshine on Leith – £732,296 – £2,165,216

1. Prisoners – £968,990 – £5,035,660

US box office top 10

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Very little change when it comes too this weeks top 10 as last weeks number one Gravity has not been shifted off the top of the chart however it only had a slight fight from one of this weeks new entries.

Only two films went into this weeks chart, firstly going in at number four was over the top action film Machete Kills.  This weeks highest new entry went to drama Captain Phillips which managed to hit the number two spot taking $26 million.

New Releases – Three new films are on offer this week, firstly you have horror remake Carrie, your next choice is action film Escape Plan and your final choice is drama The Fifth Estate.

10. Baggage Claim – $2,075,000 – $18,272,000

9. Don Jon – $2,340,000 – $20,141,000

8. Rush – $2,364,000 – $22,202,000

7. Insidious Chapter 2 – $2,650,000 – $78,447,000

6. Prisoners – $3,665,000 – $53,620,000

5. Runner Runner – $3,725,000 – $14,114,000

4. Machete Kills – (NE) – $3,797,000

3. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 – $14,200,000 – $78,037,000

2. Captain Phillips – (NE) – $26,000,000

1. Gravity – $44,265,000 – $123,400,000

UK box office top 10

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Not a explosive week when it comes to the box office top 10 however last weeks number one Rush has been toppled by one of the three new entries on offer.

As i said above three new films went into the top 5 of this weeks chart, first off going in at number four and taking a low £764,000 was action thriller Runner Runner, going in one place above it at number three was Woody Allen’s latest movie Blue Jasmine.  This weeks highest new entry and new number one went to tough drama Prisoners.

New Releases – Again it’s a week of small releases this week, on offer is James McAvoy in insane comedy/drama/thriller/what-ever-the-hell it is film Filth, small apocalyptic drama How i Live Now and small Scottish film Sunshine on Leith.

10. Monsters University – £271,863 – £29,768,407

9. Diana – £272,065 – £1,387,184

8. Justin and the Knights of Valor – £433,467 – £1,983,570

7. White House Down – £441,591 – £3,322,184

6. About Time – £485,780 – £6,263,595

5. Insidious Chapter 2 – £572,554 – £6,023,282

4. Runner Runner – (NE) – £764,886

3. Blue Jasmine – (NE) – £833,798

2. Rush – £987,594 – £6,537,752

1. Prisoners – (NE) – £1,365,527

UK box office top 10

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Well it seems that Insidious chapter 2 scared off it’s audience as it no longer reigns supreme at the top of the chart, that accolade has gone to last weeks number two Rush which is now the new king of the chart.

A pretty bad week for new release as none of them managed to make any kind of impact on the top 10.  Firstly going in at a low number eight was thriller The Call starring Halle Berry, hitting the number seven spot was Men in Black rip off R.I.P.D.  This weeks highest new entry went to drama Diana, the film got a major roasting from critics so it’s a wonder that it managed to go in at number five.

New Releases – Again it’s another quiet week when it comes to new films as you only have two too choose from, thriller Prisoners and a second thriller in the form of Runner Runner.

10. We’re the Millers – £343,803 – £7,502,671

9. One Direction: This is Us – £367,554 – £7,122,488

8. The Call – (NE) – £409,886

7. R.I.P.D – (NE) – £506,411

6. Justin and the Knights of Valor – £512,560 – £1,473,903

5. Diana – (NE) – £622,915

4. About Time – £701,321 – £5,249,548

3. White House Down – £712,344 – £2,486,169

2. Insidious Chapter 2 – £1,076,061 – £4,919,498

1. Rush – £1,336,159 – £4,655,253

Coming up this week (16/09/13)

Coming up on this weeks show, in the cinema section we take a look at the latest action film from Roland Emmerich with White House Down, formula one drama starring Chris Hemsworth in Rush, horror sequel with Insidous Chapter 2, true life baseball drama 42 and comedy drama In A World… written, directed and starring Lake Bell as a voice-over artist. On Blu-Ray/DVD we take a look at the sixth in the over the top action series Fast and Furious 6, drama in The Reluctant Fundamentalist, action thriller Fire with Fire, British comedy starring Danny Dyer in Run For Your Wife, hippy comedy starring Paul Rudd, Our Idiot Brother and creep horror film The Moth Diaries,  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 Monday 16th September 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.