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06/04/14 Episode now available!

This week’s episode of The Monday Movie Show is now available, again moved it to Sunday, but don’t fret if you missed us live! Catch up as we review Divergent, Noah, Rio 2, DVD/Blu Ray releasesThe Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Oldboy, The Lodge and The Haunting of Bates Hotel plus as usual TV movies of the week, a look at the latest movie news and the UK Box Office and Blu Ray/DVD charts.

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Coming up this week (07/04/14)

Coming up on this weeks show, in the cinema section we take a look at the latest film to try and take the teenage movie crown from The Hunger Games and Twilight, Divergent, Russell Crowe stars in Darren Aronofsky biblical epic Noah and Blu the macaw is back in tow with his family in animated adventure Rio 2.  On Blu-Ray/DVD Frodo continues his journey with the help of the dwarfs in the second part of Peter Jackson Hobbit trilogy with The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, Josh Brolin stars in violent thriller remake Oldboy, horror settles down in The Lodge, British found footage horror film The Borderlands and horror comes to a theme park in The Haunting of Bates Hotel, 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 Sunday 6th April at 8:30/9:00 pm (again we can’t decide) (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.

UK box office top 10 – W/E 20/01/14

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Well with it being awards season the number one spot seems to be changing each week and this weeks chart is no difference.

Last weeks number one 12 Years a Slave could only hold on to the top spot for just seven days as the Wolf of Wall Street has gone and knocked it off it’s perch.

There was only one other new entry in the top 10 and that went to shaky cam horror film Devil’s Due which went into the number five spot.

New Releases – You have another busy week when it comes to new films as four new releases will be aiming to knock Wolf of Wall Street off the top spot, so if your after something new then on offer is thriller Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, comedy drama August: Osage County, quirky comedy drama Inside Llewyn Davis and boxing comedy Grudge Match.

10. Gravity – £497,188 – £28,664,452

9. Delivery Man – £670,753 – £1,773,186

8. The Railway Man – £776,512 – £2,006,995

7. Last Vegas – £830,499 – £4,844,807

6. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug – £847,078 – £40,946,722

5. Devil’s Due – (NE) – £1,002,627

4. Frozen – £1,151,814 – £34,097,006

3. American Hustle – £1,547,249 – £9,431,033

2. 12 Years a Slave – £3,055,020 – £7,132,863

1. Wolf of Wall Street – (NE) – £4,655,984

UK box office top 10 – W/E 13/01/14

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Despite the overwhelming praise it has been getting  American Hustle could only hold on to the top spot for just one week thanks to another film that has been getting just as much attention, Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave which is now the new box office number one.

Two other new films found there way into this weeks chart, firstly going in at number seven was the drama comedy Delivery Man starring Vince Vaughn.  This weeks other new entry went to Colin Firth in true life drama The Railway Man.

New Releases – This week is a bit short on new films to choose from, so if you want to trek to the cinema to sample something new then you have horror film Devil’s Due and dark comedy drama Wolf of Wall Street.

10. Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones – £502,235

9. Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues – £755,719

8. Mandela: A Lone Walk To Freedom – £783,624

7. Delivery Man – (NE) – £1,102,433

6. The Railway Man – (NE) – £1,230,483

5. Last Vegas – £1,293,299

4. Frozen – £1,314,153

3. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug – £1,504,554

2. American Hustle – £1,938,805

1. 12 Years A Slave – (NE) – £2,511,349

UK box office top 10 – W/E 06/01/14

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Well it looks like the reign of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug has finally come to a end thanks to one of this weeks new entries, the film sat nice and smug at the top of the chart for three weeks however along came American Hustle to knock it off it’s perch and claim the top spot for itself.

Other new films in the chart includes drama Mandela: A Long Walk to Freedom which went in at number 7, Paranormal Activty: The Marked Ones scared it’s way into the number five spot and the final new entry went to comedy Last Vegas which went in to the number four spot.

New Releases – Two new films of note are out this week, heavily tipped for Oscar and BAFTA awards winner 12 Years a Slave and comedy film Delivery Man.

10. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire – £538,493

9. Walking With Dinosaurs – £757,637

8. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty – £1,184,474

7. Mandela: A Long Walk to Freedom – (NE) – £1,472,500

6. Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues – £1,543,091

5. Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones – (NE) – £1,584,354

4. Last Vegas – (NE) – £1,811,695

3. Frozen – £2,922,721

2. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug – £3,200,972

1. American Hustle – (NE) – £3,467,644

US box office top 10 – W/E 15/12

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Well Frozen’s reigning at the top of the chart has come to a end after just one weeks that too the return of The Hobbit with The Desolation of Smaug, this weeks highest new entry and new number one.

Apart from the Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug there was only one other new entry in this weeks top 10 and that went to comedy film Tyler Perry A Madea Christmas.

New Releases – Two films of note are out this week, firstly if you want a bit of a giggle then the film of choice is Anchorman: The Legend Continues.  The other new film of choice is 3D film Walking With Dinosaurs.

10. Homefront – $1,637,000 – $18,438,000

9. The Book Thief – $1,675,000 – $14,877,000

8. Philomena – $1,756,000 – $11,019,000

7. Delivery Man – $1,872,000 – $27,995,000

6. Out of the Furnace – $2,320,000 – $9,468,000

5. Thor: The Dark World – $2,700,000 – $198,125,000

4. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire – $13,150,000 – $356,982,000

3. Tyler Perry A Madea Christmas – (NE) – $16,000,000

2. Frozen – $22,184,000 – $164,388,000

1. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug – (NE) – $73,675,000

Coming up this week (16/12/13)

 On this weeks shorter show, in the cinema section we take a look at the second part of The Hobbit trilogy with The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug and take a really early look at Ben Stillers latest quirky comedy with The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.  On Blu-Ray/DVD we only have one film to review and that’s comedy We’re The Millers,  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 16th December at 7:00pm (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.