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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.

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US box office top 10

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Well not much has changed when it comes to this weeks chart, nothing could banish OZ The Great and Powerful off the top spot no matter how much they tried.

2 new films did make their way into the top 10 though, first off going in at number 3 was comedy film The Incredible Burt Wonderstone.  This weeks highest new entry though went to thriller The Call.

10. Escape from Planet Earth – $2,327,000 – $52,166,000

9. Safe Haven – $2,495,000 – $66,953,000

8. Silver Lining Playbook – $2,587,000 – $124,613,000

7. 21 and Over – $2,619,000 – $21,868,000

6. Snitch – $3,500,000 – $37,257,000

5. Identity Theft – $4,519,000 – $123,706,000

4. Jack the Giant Slayer – $6,220,000 – $53,913,000

3. Incredible Burt Wonderstone – (NE) – $10,305,000

2. The Call – (NE) – $17,100,000

1. OZ The Great and Powerful – $42,222,000 – $145,026,000

New Releases – You have 3 new films to choose from this week, first off is comedy drama Admission starring Paul Rudd, your next film choice is thriller Olympus has Fallen starring Gerrad Butler.  Your final film on offer this week is animated movie The Croods.

US box office top 10

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Well Jack fought off the fight from other films for only 1 week as one of this weeks new entries has gone and cut down his beanstalk.

The chart only saw 2 new films this week, first off going in at number 4 was thriller Dead Man Down.  This weeks highest new entry and the film that has taken the most in one weekend this year is OZ the Great and Powerful.

10. The Last Exorcism 2 – $3,120,000 – $12,083,000

9. Escape from Planet Earth – $3,207,000 – $47,832,000

8. Silver Lining Playbook  -$3,745,000 – $120,749,000

7. Safe Haven – $3,800,000 – $62,884,000

6. 21 and Over – $5,056,000 – $16,840,000

5. Snitch – $5,100,000  -$31,855,000

4. Dead Man Down – (NE) – $5,350,000

3. Identity Theft – $6,319,000 – $116,530,000

2. Jack the Giant Killer – $10,020,000 – $43,811,000

1. OZ The Great and Powerful  –(NE)  -$80,278,000

New Releases – Like with last week there are only 2 big films out this week.  Your first film of choice is Thriller The Call with comedy The Incredible Burt Wonderstone being the other film on offer.  There is one other film i would like to point out and that’s from the amazing people at Studio Ghibli and that’s From up on Poppy Hill.

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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Last weeks number 1 Identity Theft is no longer reigning supreme at the top of the chart thanks to one of this weeks new entries.

3 new films graced this weeks chart, first off going in at number 4 was horror sequel The Last Exorcism 2, doing better by breaking into the top 3 was 21 and Over.  This weeks highest new entry though and  new number 1 went to action adventure film Jack the Giant Slayer, it’s not all good new for the film though as it only took under $29 million on a budget of $195 million.

10. Dark Skies – $3,556,000 – $13,453,000

9. A Good Day to Die Hard – $4,500,000 – $59,624,000

8. Silver Lining Playbook – $5,941,000 – $115,521,000

7. Escape from Planet Earth – $6,276,000 – $43,213,000

6. Safe Haven – $6,300,000 – $57,093,000

5. Snitch – $7,700,000 – $24,410,000

4. Last Exorcism 2 – (NE) – $8,030,000

3. 21 and Over – (NE) – $9,000,000

2. Identity Theft – $9.706,000 – $107,433,000

1. Jack the Giant Killer – (NE) – $28,010,000

New Releases – only 2 new films are on offer this week, first off is thriller Dead Man Down.  The only other new film of the week and probably the one that will go into the number 1 spot is action adventure OZ the Great and Powerful.

US box office top 10

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Last week A Good Day to Die Hard reigned supreme at the top of the charts, this week however is a different story as not only has it been knocked off the top spot but it has been beaten into a bloody pulp all the way down to number 5.  The film that has taken over it’s crown is last weeks number 2 Identity Theft.

The chart only made way for 2 new films, first off going in at number 6 was horror film Dark Skies.  The highest new entry of the week though went to action film Snitch which hit the number 2 spot.

10. Beautiful Creature – $3.410.000 – $16.372.000

9. Side Effects – $6.511.000 – $25.254.000

8. Warm Bodies – $4.750.000 – $58.218.000

7. Silver Lining Playbook – $6.051.000 – $107.476.000

6. Dark Skies – (NE) – $8.850.000

5. A Good Day to Die Hard – $10.000.000 – $51.802.000

4. Safe Haven – $10.600.000 – $48.062.000

3. Escape from Planet Earth – $11.013.000 – $35.144.000

2. Snitch – (NE) – £13.000.000

1. Identity Theft – $14.064.000 – $93.667.000

New Releases – you have a couple of interesting movies to choose from this week, first off is comedy film 21 and Over, your next choice is delayed fantasy adventure film Jack the Giant Killer.  Your finally two choices are horror film The Last Exorcism 2 and thriller Phantom.