Well the might of the X-Men could not hold of Disney’s Maleficent off the top spot as the house of mouse film finds it’s way straight into the number one spot.
In slightly more bad news for the X-Men, Day’s of Future Past also had the biggest drop off of any movie this week taking 64.1% less than it did on it’s debut week.
The only other new film in this weeks chart went to comedy A Million Ways to Die in the West which went in at number three, this is not good news for Seth MacFarlane as his previous film Ted went straight into the number 1 spot and took nearly 3 times the amount of A Million Ways.
New Releases – A couple of new films are on offer this week in the for of Sci-Fi action film Edge of Tomorrow starring Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt and drama The Fault in Our Stars.
10. The Other Woman – $1,425,000 – $81,112,000
9. Chef – $2,009,000 – $6,924,000
8. Million Dollar Arm – $3,700,000 – $28,097,000
7. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 – $3,775,000 – $192,730,000
6. Neighbors – $7,715,000 – $128,601,000
5. Blended – $8,425,000 – $29,632,000
4. Godzilla – $12,225,000 – $174,657,000
3. A Million ways to Die in the West – (NE) – $17,069,000
2. X-Men: Days of Future Past – $32,600,000 – $162,069,000
1. Maleficent – (NE) – $70,000,000
Well those Bad Neighbours could only hold on to the top spot for just one week as they have been beaten by the ultimate kaiju in the form of Godzilla to the number one spot.
For the second week in a row the number one movie has taken more than the rest of the top 10 combined and that should happen for a third time with next weeks big releases.
Only one other movie found it’s way into the top 10 and that was thriller drama the Two Faces of January which went in at number five.
New releases – Two films for you too choose from this week, firstly you have the Adam Sandler comedy Blended and your other choice is a small films going by the name of X-Men Days of Future Past.
10. Captain America: The Winter Soldier – £77,636 – £19,103,475
9. Kaze Tachinu (The Wind Rises) – £80,650 – £376,977
8. Pompeii – £112,467 – £2,562,024
7. Tarzan – £137,808 – £1,796,621
6. Rio 2 – £202,091 – £13,472,804
5. The Two Faces of January – (NE) – £328,262
4. The Other Woman – £446,343 – £8,046,801
3. The Amazing Spiderman 2 – £450,068 – £23,154,647
2. Bad Neighbours – £1,405,533 – £11,387,050
1. Godzilla – (NE) – £6,382,063
That’s right you have read the title correctly, this week I’ve decided to do the top 11 films, more on that a little bit later.
We have a new number one putting the reign of The amazing Spiderman 2 to a end, so give a round of applause to comedy Bad Neighbours which has found it’s way to the top spot thanks to it taking over £5.5 million in it’s preview 6 day’s before official going on releases, overall takings for the film were just under £8.5 million putting behind Ted as the second highest grossing debut 15 rated comedy.
Into the rest of the chart and the reason why I’ve done a top 11 is to include The Wind Rises, now i know i’m being slightly biased however with this being the last movie by Hayoa Miyazaki it needs to be mentions, plus the film only opened up on a small 48 screens and it still managed to take a healthy £199,598.
Other new films and one event in the chart include comedy drama Frank which went in at number 10, opera even La Cenrentoia: Met Opera which hit the number eight spot and thriller Sabotage which hit one place higher at number seven.
New Releases – Only one film of any note is out this week and that’s Gareth Edwards take on the monster movie Godzilla.
11. The Wind Rises – (NE) – £199,598
10. Frank – £202,747
9. Captain America: The Winter Soldier – £252,908 – £19,095,843
8. La Cenrentoia: Met Opera – (NE) – £285,597
7. Sabotage – (NE) – £300,521
6. Tarzan – £440,643 – £1,611,347
5. Pompeii – £505,186 – £2,230,156
4. Rio 2 – £551,655 – £13,289,929
3. The Other Woman – £928,788 – £7,121,577
2. The Amazing Spiderman 2 – £1,286,356 – £22,281,550
1. Bad Neighbours – (NE) – £8,446,240
Well it seems that nothing can move The amazing Spiderman from the top spot as it spends it’s third week at number one, only two other films this year have managed to do that, The Wolf of Wall Street and The Lego movie.
There were three new films in this weeks chart none of them however made much of a impact on the top 10, so much so one of Paul Walkers final films Brick Mansions failed to make the chart, it could only manage the number 12 spot.
The new films in this weeks chart were British comedy thriller Plastic going in at number 10, animated adventure with Tarzan at number four and Paul W.S.Anderson tells his version of Pompeii at number three.
New Releases – It’s a bit of a strange week this week as one film would of been out for seven days however it is classed as a new release because it’s box office takings only count towards next weeks chart and that’s comedy Bad Neighbours.
On to the normal new releases of the week and you have on offer thriller staring Arnold Schwarzenegger in Sabotage, comedy drama Frank starring Michael Fassbender and the most important film of the year Hayoa Miyazaki’s final film for Studio Ghibli, The Wind Rises.
10 – Plastic – (NE) – £154,411
9. Calvary – £203,752 – £2,405,254
8. Transcendence – £229,178 – £1,730,623
7. Noah – £236,058 – £9,580,366
6. Captain America: The Winter Soldier – £357,448 – £18,622,069
5. Rio 2 – £460,886 – £12,410,619
4. Tarzan – (NE) – £808,174
3. Pompeii – (NE) – £1,165,551
2. The Other Woman – £1,447,983 – £5,283,875
1. The amazing Spiderman 2 – £1,984,667 – £19,772,238
coming up on this weeks show, Andy will be taking charge of the cinema section where he will be looking at Andrew Garfield playing Spidey for a second time in The Amazing Spiderman 2, British romantic comedy The Love Punch and Tom Hardy stars in thriller Locke. On Blu-Ray/DVD Stuart will be looking at Ben Stiller in comedy drama The Secret Life of Walter Mity, Dane Dehann and Daniel Radcliffe star in drama Kill Your Darlings and zombies take over the show with two horror films 13 Eerie from the producer of Resident Evil and Zombie Night, 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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