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On the next Monday Movie Show (25/01/15)

Coming up on this weeks show, in the cinema section we take a look at Alex Garland directorial debut with Sci-Fi Ex Machina, Oscar Issacs stars alongside Jessican Chastain in tense thriller A Most Violent Year, Mark Wahlberg has to content with the dark underbelly of Las Vegas in The Gambler and Johnny Depp stars as a bumbling rich idiot in Mortdecai.  In the home release section we take a look at family adventure comedy with a hint of drama in What we Did on our Holiday, stop motion animated adventure in The Boxtrolls, Denzel Washington helps those that can’t fend for themselves in thriller The Equalizer, a couple have to battle each other in horror Honeymoon and Kevin Costner stars in drama Draft Day, 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 25th January at around 8:00pm (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). You can download the show from the brilliant Podkicker on the Play Store (just search for The Monday Movie Show) on it,  or you can now find us on Youtube, just search for (you guessed it) the Monday Movie Show and we are finally back on iTunes just search for the Monday Movie Show and you should find us.

*line up is subject to change as well as the day and time of the show.

Box office top 10 – W/E 20/10/14

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Gone Girl has had a fantastic run at the top of the charts and it had to come to a end sometime and that week has now come thanks to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.  Taking just under £5 million in it’s opening weekend the film started off with a better result than expected.

Other new entries in the chart included British comedy drama with a hint of music in Northern Soul the Robert Downey JR drama The Judge going in at number nine, and romantic drama The Best of Me going in at number five.

New Releases – A lot of new films are out this week so hopefully the chart will have a different look to it, on offer is war drama starring Brad Pitt and directed by David Ayre with Fury, horror film that has been getting high praise with The Babadook, animated adventure in The Book of Life and Bradly Cooper stars in drama Serena.

10. Northern Soul – (NE) – £278,829

9. The Judge – (NE) – £420,720

8. The Equalizer – £429,406 – £6,390,768

7. Dracula Untold – £438,037 – £4,454,648

6. The Boxtrolls – £464,345 – £7,374,623

5. The Best of Me – (NE) – £636,842

4. The Maze Runner – £4,458,300 – £4,364,748

3. Annabelle – £1,465,919 – £4,585,010

2. Gone Girl – £2,361,051 – £14,153,879

1. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – (NE) – £4,785,448

US Chart

Over the last few weeks the chart has had a bit of a comeback compared to previous months, this week however saw takings down around 20% from the previous weeks, this however didn’t stop new films from taking over the top five.

Three new films went in the chart including romantic drama The Best of Me going in at number five, animated adventure with The Book of Life which went in at number three and war drama Fury which went straight in at number one.

5. The Best of Me – (NE)

4. Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, no Good Very Bad Day

3. The Book of Life – (NE)

2. Gone Girl

1. Fury – (NE)

Box office top 10 – W/E 29/09/14

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The box office top 10 can be a bit of strange place, one week we have no new entries too weeks that one film manages to stay on the top of the chart forever, however this week has managed to throw up something interesting in the form of a live event taking the top spot in the form of Billy Elliot: The Musical Live.

Other new entries in this weeks top 10 went to comedy drama What we did on our holiday going in at number four and dark thriller the Equalizer hitting the number two spot.

Upcoming – a bit of a big week when it comes to new films as four movies will be battling there way to secure a high place in the chart.  On offer is comedy horror Life After Beth, action horror Dracula Untold, drama from David Fincher in the form of Gone Girl and family adventure film Dolphin Tale 2.

10. Sex Tape – £265,384 – £3,818,138

9. The Riot Club – £301,607 – £798,254

8. Guardians of the Galaxy – £340,417 – £27,617,535

7. Lucy – £377,138 – £13,408,391

6. Pride – £400,247 – £2,260,720

5. A Walk Among the Tombstones – £603,062 – £1,921,010

4. What we did on our Holiday – (NE) – £811,087

3. The Boxtrolls – £1,130,062 – £5,511,949

2. The Equalizer – (NE) – £1,890,146

1. Billy Elliot: The Musical Live – (NE) – £1,904,098

US Chart

Even though the Equalizer failed to make to the top of the chart in the UK in the US it managed just that feat knocking last weeks number one the Maze Runner of the top.

The only other new entry in this weeks top five and the top 10 went to animated adventure the Boxtrolls which could only manage to go in at a low number three.

5. Dolphin Tale 2

4. This is where i leave you

3. The Boxtrolls – (NE)

2. The Maze Runner

1. The Equalizer – (NE)

On the next Monday Movie Show (29/09/14)

Coming up on this weeks show, in the cinema section we take a look at Denzel Washington filling the boots of Edward Woodward in the movie version of The Equalizer, David Chronenberg shows us what Hollywood is really like in very dark drama Maps to the Stars and David Tenant stars alongside Rosamund Pike in British comedy drama What we Did on our Holidays.  In the home release section we have a look at Hayao Miyazaki’s final film for Studio Ghibli with The Wind Rises, Britian’s most famous postman makes his big screen debut in animated adventure Postman Pat The Movie, Adam Sandler stars alongside Drew Barrymore in family comedy Blended, It’s time for those Greeks to go to war for a second time in 300: Rise of an Empire, drama Fading Gigolo and Dario Argento brings us his version of Bram Stokers famous Dracula, 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 29th September at around 8:00pm (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.

*line up is subject to change as well as the day and time of the show.