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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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UK box office top 10

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Well Turbo revved it’s way into the number one spot last week but this week it’s forgot to fill up on fuel as it now finds itself at the number four spot thanks to a big fight from some of this weeks new films.

Four new films went into this weeks top 10 finally giving the chart the shake up that it needed.  Firstly going in at number six was British comedy drama One Chance, going in at number five and lower than expected was big action film Enders Game.  Heading into this weeks top three and at number three is a new entry for Jackass spin off Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa, this weeks highest new entry and the new number one went to animated film Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2.

New Releases – well this week we have two small films and one huge movie, firstly the small movies which are Philomena and A Haunting in Connecticut 2: the Ghosts of Georgia.  Obviously the biggest film of the week has too be the latest Marvel film in the form of Thor: The Dark World.

10. Blue Jasmine – £212,747 – £4,586,664

9. Sunshine on Leith – £254,200 – £3,865,774

8. Prisoners – £316,700 – £6,804,208

7. Escape Plan – £499,858 – £2,002,988

6. One Chance – (NE) – £717,857

5. Enders Game – (NE) – £1,158,548

4. Turbo – £1,323,885 – £6,206,300

3. Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa – (NE) – £1,940,476

2. Captain Phillips – £2,445,704 – £7,905,991

1. Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 – (NE) – £3,658,618

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

Coming up this week (07/10/13)

Coming up on this weeks show, in the cinema section we take a look at James McAvoy in insane comedy/drama Filth, the stage play Sunshine on Leith comes to the big screen and Saoirse Ronan stars in romantic thriller How i Live Now.  On Blu-Ray/DVD we review animated small people on a Epic scale, Joss Wheadon brings us his version of Much Ado About Nothing, three friends mess up a friends wedding in Bachelorette, a horror sequel that no one thought would happen in I Spit on your Grave 2 and Eric Bana stars in thriller Deadfall, 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 7th October 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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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