Your always told that you have to take the rough with the smooth or the bad with the good, so it will come as no surprise to read that this list will concentrate on the worst films of the year. 2012 has been a bit of a stinker when it comes to films producing one of the worst movies i have seen in the last 20 years and finally showing everybody that Adam Sandler is one of the worst actors in the world starring in 2 horrible films.
So below are the bottom 10 films of the year and 5 other films that you should avoid like the plague Read the rest of this entry
Coming up on this weeks show in the cinema section we review Channing Tatum in stripper comedy/drama Magic Mike, Adrian Brody and a all star cast in drama Detachment and Steve Carrell stars in another quirky comedy/drama Seeking a Friends for the end of the World. On Blu-Ray and DVD we review Matt Damon and Scarlett Johanson in drama We Bought a Zoo, Mark Wahlberg in action/drama Contraband, can real Navy Seal’s act in Act of Valor, found footage horror film The Devil Inisde, Eddit Murphy in Comedy A Thousand Words, a video tape infects people in horror film Playback and if you want to find out about the person behind Elmo then you are in luck with Being Elmo, plus as usual our look at the latest movie news and the UK Box Office and Blu-Ray/DVD top 10′s.
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A very interesting top 10 this week however none of the new entries could knock the hunger games off the top spot despite the 2 new entries in the top 3 taking more than £2 million each.
4 new films graced this weeks top 10 including a very surprising new entry going straight into the number 10 spot and that’s werner herzog’s very good documentary Into The Abyss, going in at a very lower than expected number 5 was dance film Streetdance 2, again lower than expected hitting the number 3 spot was Aardman’s latest claymation film Pirates in an Adventure with Scientists however it was Wrath of the Titans that was the highest new entry this week going in at the number 2 spot.
10 – Into the Abyss – (NE) – £71.549
9 – Contraband – £137.497 – £1.766.508
8 – We Bought a Zoo – £164.308 – £1.925.902
7 – The Devil Inside – £239.741 – £4.041.289
6 – Best Exotic Marigold Hotel – £489.707 – £16.731.127
5 – Streetdance – (NE) – £608.024
4 – 21 Jump Street – £962.537 – £5.557.936
3 – Pirates in an Adventure with Scientists – (NE) – £2.176.195
2 – Wrath of the Titans – (NE) – £2.192.740
1 – The Hunger Games – £2.986.317 – £9.854.228
New Releases – 4 new films are out this week, first off is the 3D re-release of Titanic, then released earlier than normal is Tarsem Singh’s version of Snow White in the form of Mirror Mirror, next up is thriller Headhunters and finally straight forward action/thriller the Cold Light of Day.
Despite it getting really bad reviews The Devil Inside went straight into the number 1 spot last week however it couldn’t hold on to that position for more than a week with the years first big film knocking it off the top spot.
2 new films graced the top 10 this week, first off going in at number 8 and splitting a lot of people was Act of Valor however it was the biggets film of the year so far that went straight into the top spot and it deserved it, The Hunger Games.
10 – The Muppets – £168.381 – £16.061.283
9 – The Woman in Black – £214.401 – £20.932.300
8 – Act of Valor – (NE) – £262.935
7 – John Carter – £297.762 – £4.504.680
6 – Contraband – £315.666 – £1.485.985
5 – We Bought a Zoo – £408.821 – £1.625.015
4 – The Devil Inside – £643.036 – £3.523.729
3 – The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel – £747.122 – £15.674.349
2 – 21 Jump Street – £1.184.044 – £3.947.933
1 – The Hunger Games – (NE) – £4.900.177
New Releases – 2 big new films are gracing your multiplex this week, first off Aardman going back to claymation with Pirates in an Adventure with Scientists and the 2nd and biggest release of the week is the follow up to the awful Clash of the Titans in Wrath of the Titans.
Catch up with this week’s show with cinema reviews of The Devil Inside the new horror horror from the people behind the Paranormal Activity series, Contraband starring Mark Whalberg , comedy as budding cops Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum are sent to 21 Jump Street and Matt Damon gets more than he bargained for in We Bought a Zoo. In the DVD/Blu-ray section of the show we look at the animated film from Steven Spielberg TinTin, plus Machine Gun Preacher starring Gerrard Butler, comedy with a big cast including Ben Stiller and Eddie Murphy who try a Tower Heist, very dark drama from Australia in Snowtown, Baseball drama starring Brad Pitt in Moneyball, home siege film with Nicolas Cage and Nicole Kidman in Trespass and drama thriller Take Shelter with Michael Shannon and Jessica Chastain, plus the latest movie news, UK Box office and DVD/Blu-Ray top 10.
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Poor John Carter he couldn’t shake off the new entries this week to hold on to the top spot for more than a week.
4 new films found a nice comfy place in this weeks top 10, first off going in at number 6 was thriller film Contraband, doing a bit better by surprising us by hitting the number 5 spot was drama We Bought a Zoo, going in at number 2 is the really funny comedy film 21 Jump Street and finally hitting the top spot despite being panned by nearly everybody is found footage horror film The Devil Inside.
10 – Safe House – £268.288 – £6.779.478
9 – The Muppets – £395.549 – £15.799.885
8 – This Means War – £431.648 – £4.502.928
7 – The Woman in Black – £546.636 – £20.473.795
6 – Contraband – (NE) – £683.654
5 – We Bought a Zoo – (NE) – £850.651
4 – John Carter – £965.946 – £3.814.377
3 – The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel – £1.530.112 – £13.855.438
2 – 21 Jump Street – (NE) – £1.556.039
1 – The Devil Inside – (NE) – £1.988.461
New Release – There are only 2 films of note out this week however both of them are really big films and they should at least get into the top 5, first off is drama/thriller/action film starring real navy seals in Act of Valor however the biggest release of the week is The Hunger Games.
Coming up on this weeks show in the cinema section we review horror from the people behind the Paranormal Activity series The Devil Inside, a Icelandic thriller remake starring Mark Whalberg in Contraband, buddy cop comedy starring Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum who get sent to 21 Jump Street and Matt Damon gets more than he bargained for in We Bought a Zoo. In the extremely packed Blu-ray/DVD section of the show we will be taking a look at animated film from Steven Spielberg TinTin, Machine Gun Preacher starring Gerrard Butler, comedy with a big cast including Ben Stiller and Eddie Murphy who try to do a Tower Heist, very dark drama from Australia, Snowtown, Baseball drama starring Brad Pitt in Moneyball, home siege film with Nicolas Cage and Nicole Kidman in Trespass and drama thriller Take Shelter with Michael Shannon and Jessica Chastain
On top of this we go over the latest movies news, the UK Box Office and Blu-Ray/DVD top 10 plus our DVD alternative this week is Ghosts of the Abyss.
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Despite it moving up to the top spot last week The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel could not hold on to the top spot for more than a week as one of this weeks new entries has knocked it off it’s throne.
3 new films graced this weeks top 10, first going in a lower than expected 9th spot was Bel Ami with Robert Patterson, doing a little bit better but again nowhere near what was expected of it was The Raven at number 8 however it was John Carter that went straight into the number one spot and again it took nowhere near the amount that it should of taken.
10 – The Artist – £211.427 – £9.028.092
9 – Bel Ami – (NE) – £296.341
8 – The Raven – (NE) – £299.254
7 – Project X – £412.883 – £1.486.494
6 – The Muppets – £667.231 – £15.297.128
5 – Safe House – £774.745 – £6.131.580
4 – This Means War – £1.017.075 – £3.591.896
3 – The Woman in Black – £1.131.402 – £19.485.541
2 – The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel – £1.787.352 – £10.855.596
1 – John Carter – (NE) – £1.960.414
New Releases – 4 big films will be trying to get into next weeks top 10 and i predict that all of them will fit in somewhere, first off is drama We Bought A Zoo based around a English man who actually did buy a zoo, next is 21 Jump Street starring Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum, then we have Contraband the latest thriller starring Mark Whalberg and finally is horror from the people behind Paranormal Activity The Devil Inside.
There were 3 new entries in this weeks top 10, first off going in at number 3 was drama Joyful Noise, doing much better but not as good as it’s 3D counterpart was Beauty and the Beast 3D which went in to the number 2 spot however it was thriller Contraband that hit the top spot.
10 – The Iron Lady – $5.386.000 – $5.974.000
9 – War Horse – $5.607.000 – $65.779.000
8 – Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked – $5.800.000 – $118.781.000
7 – The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo – $6.800.000 – $87.981.000
6 – The Devil Inside – $7.900.000 – $46.247.000
5 – Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows – $8.410.000 – $170.010.000
4 – Joyful Noise – (NE) – $11.345.000
3 – Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol – $11.500.000 – $186.747.000
2 – Beauty and the Beast 3D – (NE) – $18.490.000
1 – Contraband – (NE) – $24.100.000
There are 3 big releases out this week however i have thrown in one wild card which i don’t think will get in the top 10 but i wanted to point it out.
The 3 big releases are action thriller from Steven Soderberg Haywire, then there is action drama Red Tails and finally the film that has the best chance of getting into the top 3 if not hit the top spot is Underworld Awakening.
The wild card is the one that interests me the most and if it’s opening in a theater near you go and see it and that’s Full Metal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos.
This is the first US box office top 10 that we at the Monday Movie Show have done of 2012 and it’s a really good one to kick things off even though there was only 1 new entry but that film went straight into the number 1 spot.
Last weeks number 1 film and the film to kick off the US box office top 10 of 2012 could not hold on to the number 1 spot being knocked off by the first new horror film of the year the Devil Inside which managed to do much better than was thought of it despite getting some really bad reviews.
10 – New Years Eve – $3.270.000 – $52.000.000
9 – Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy – $5.770.000 – $10.400.000
8 – The Adventures of TinTin: The Secret of the Unicorn – $6.600.000 – $61.900.000
7 – We Bought a Zoo – $8.450.000 – $56.500.000
6 – War Horse – $8.600.000 – $56.800.000
5 – Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked – $9.500.000 – $112.000.000
4 – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo – $11.400.000 – $76.800.000
3 – Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows – $14.100.000 – $157.000.000
2 – Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol – $20.500.000 – $170.000.000
1 – The Devil Inside (NE) – $34.500.000
Bit of a mixed week for new entries next week, there are 4 films of note first off Mark Wahlberg’s new action film Contraband then there is comedy musical Joyful Noise, thirdly hot on the heels of the 3D release of the Lion King we have Beauty and the Beast and finally is horror film from Xavier Gens (Frontier) The Divide.