Coming up on this weeks show, in the cinema section we only have one movie however it’s one of the most talked about movies of the year, Sandra Bullock and George Clooney star in Alfonso Curon’s Sci-Fi Drama Gravity. On Blu-Ray/DVD we take a look at how Sully and Mike became friends in Monsters University, Leonardo Di Caprio stars in The Great Gatsby, Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson join Google in The Internship, Charlie Hunnam and Idris Elba battle huge monsters in giant mech’s in Guillermo Del Toro Pacific Rim and horror gets the Christmas feel in Silent 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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Monsters University reign at the top of the chart has finally come to a end thanks to one of this weeks new entries.
Two new films made there way into this weeks top 10, first off going in at number nine was Frances Ha the indie comedy drama from Noah Baumbach. This weeks highest new entry went to The Wolverine which found it’s way to the top of the chart, it’s not all good news though for the film as X Men Origins: Wolverine managed to take nearly £2 million more in it’s opening weekend.
New Releases – to say that a lot of new films are out this week is a bit of a understatement, so if you want to go to the cinema to see something new then you have comedy film The Heat, horror film from James Wan The Conjuring, Studio Ghibli returns to the big screen with From Up on Poppy Hill, Nicolas Winding Refn teams up again with Ryan Gosling in Only God Forgives, Bruce Willis is back with the gang in Red 2 and those blue annoying little things are back in The Smurff’s 2.
10. Man of Steel – £78,014 – £29,764,997
9. Frances Ha – (NE) – £150,689
8. World War Z – £168,060 – £14,223,380
7. The Internship – £174,945 – £3,258,226
6. Pacific Rim – £732,249 – £7,053,651
5. Now You See Me – £880,783 – £9,064,766
4. The Worlds End – £1,435,469 – £5,438,289
3. Despicable Me 2 – £2,085,392 – £34,676,246
2. Monsters University – £3,114,562 – £15,453,747
1. The Wolverine – (NE) – £4,694,092
Well there was very little change with this weeks chart especially when it comes to the number one spot with Monsters University holding on to the top spot for a second week and only suffering a 16% drop off on takings.
Two new films entered this weeks top 10, first off going in at number nine was thriller starring Nicolas Cage, The Frozen Ground. The only other new entry in this weeks chart went to the final part in the cornetto trilogy The Worlds End which went in at number two, the film did nowhere near what was expected of it taking much less than Hot Fuzz and Paul which both took more than £5 in there opening weekend.
New Releases – Not very much out for a second week in a row and that’s why the overall takings are down again on this time next year, so let’s hope The Wolverine the only new film this week can turn that around.
10. This is the End – £74,270 – £3,951,760
9. The Frozen Ground – (NE) – £89,515
8. Man of Steel – £134,325 – £29,558,035
7. The Internship – £226,680 – £2,858,468
6. World War Z – £242,057 – £13,845,532
5. Now you see me – £922,669 – £7,248,705
4. Pacific Rim – £1,332,877 – £5,163,564
3. Despicable Me 2 – £1,850,549 – £30,279,559
2. The Worlds End – (NE) – £2,123,576
1. Monsters University – £2,791,078 – £8,633,957
Well the sun seem’s to be affecting the takings at the box office as this week saw a 42% drop off from the same time as last year, however it will come as no surprise to hear that Despicable Me 2 is no longer reigning supreme at the top of the chart.
A total of three new films entered this weeks chart, firstly the only none big movie to make an impact on the top 10 was Bollywood film Bhaag Mikha Bhaag. On to the big two films of the week and going in at number three was Pacific Rim, unfortunately the film is doing as well as was expected of it, with a budget of over $170 million a lot was riding on this to do well and early indications are showing that this could be a loss for Warner Bros. the highest new entry and this weeks new number one went to the disappointing animated prequel Monsters University however it took nowhere near what Monsters INC took back in 2002 where it grossed just over £9 million in it’s opening weekend.
New Releases – This week we are short on new films too choose from as only two films want to put up a little fight, so if you want something new at the cinema then you have thriller The Frozen Ground and the third and final part in the cornetto trilogy The Worlds End.
10. The Bling Ring – £76,540 – £348,269
9. Bhaag Mikha Bhaag – (NE) – £89,348
8. This is the End – £181,367 – £3,677,230
7. Man of Steel – £278,607 – £29,190,336
6. World War Z – £382,975 – £13,242,263
5. The Internship – £397,660 – £2,263,505
4. Now You See Me – £1,142,376 – £5,366,612
3. Pacific Rim – (NE) – £2,193,000
2. Despicable Me 2 – £2,225,543 – £27,082,903
1. Monsters University – (NE) – £3,463,917
Well nothing could knock Despicable Me 2 off the top spot despite five new films in the top 10 and some of the hottest weather of the year so far.
As said above five new films went into this weeks chart. Bollywood films ran supreme at the bottom end of the chart with Singam and Lootera entering in at number nine and eight respectfully, hitting the number 7 spot was drama The Bling Ring. The other two new films that went into the top ten managed to go in at number three and two, comedy film The Internship was this weeks new number three and magic thriller Now You See Me hit the number two spot.
New Releases – Only two new films of any note is out this week and both of them are huge one’s, so if you want to watch something new at the cinema then the films on offer are animated sequel Monsters University and robots fights monsters in OTT action film Pacific Rim.
10. Behind the Candelabra – £49,546 – £3,110,655
9. Signam 2 – (NE) – £65,806
8. Lootera – (NE) – £69,153
7. The Bling Ring – (NE) – £141,425
6. This is the End – £502,946 – £3,028,722
5. Man of Steel – £802,763 – £28,352,216
4. World War Z – £837,347 – £12,209,611
3. The Internship – (NE) – £1,248,431
2. Now You See Me – (NE) – £2,898,997
1. Despicable Me 2 – £3,996,837 – £22,914,407
Coming up on this weeks extremely packed show, in the cinema section Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson join Google as a part of The Internship, Jesse Eisenberg and Woody Harrelson form part of the four horseman in magic crime thriller Now You See Me, Gerard Butler teaches surfing in true drama Chasing Mavericks and we find out what the band Pussy Riot really did in documentary Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer. On DVD/Blu-Ray we take a look at Ben Wheatley’s latest mind bending film A Field In England, Jason Statham stars in action thriller Parker, Josh Duhamel stars in romantic drama Safe Haven, Chris Hemsworth forms an alliance against an invading force in the remake of Red Dawn, Tim Roth and Cillian Murphy star in tough British drama Broken, Martin Compston stars in true life drama about Paul Ferris in The Wee Man, David Duchovny and Vera Farmiga star in comedy Goats and Mads Mikklsen and Alexander Skarsgard stars in revenge thriller Exit, plus as usual our TV movie of the week, as well as the latest movie news, UK box office top 10 & DVD/Blu-Ray top 10.
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Well the Man of Steel has now been proven that he can be stopped as he now no longer holds the title of the number one movie thanks to it being blown away by one of this weeks new films.
Three new films entered this weeks chart. First off going in at number five and taking a very low £206,000 was Hummingbird starring Jason Statham, this is his lowest taking movie since his career kicked off before then it was Blitz that only managed to take £260,000 in it’s opening weekend. The next highest new entry went to comedy movie This is the End featuring actors Seth Rogan and James Franco opened at number 4 but slightly behind what it should of taken.
The highest new entry this week went to Despicable Me 2 which opened up to a huge £14 million thanks to taking nearly £6 million in it’s preview weekend so it managed a huge £9 million in it’s debut weekend, the only animated film to top that was Toy Story 3 back in 2010 which opened up to nearly £12 million and that went on to smash the £70 million mark, if it stay’s on course then it should be the highest taking movie of the year ahead of Les Miserable and Iron Man 3.
New Releases – Only two new films will be trying to make a dent into Despicable Me 2 takings next week, we also have two smaller films which shouldn’t bother the chart that much but if they do make it into the top 10 then they will be happy. Firstly the two smaller movies are surfing drama starring Gerrard Butler Chasing Mavericks and documentary about the band Pussy Riot. The two biggest films of the week are comedy movie The Internship starring Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn and thriller about the world of illusion Now You See Me.
10 – Epic – £90,210 – £12,855,171
9. Before Midnight – £120,046 – £505,262
8. The Hangover Part 3 – £142,155 – £19,165,262
7. After Earth – £157,622 – £6,137,273
6. Behind the Candelabra – £187,395 – £2,918,724
5. Hummingbird – (NE) – £206,731
4. This is the End – (NE) – £1,390,323
3. World War Z – £2,422,917 – £9,831,101
2. Man of Steel – £2,433,576 – £26,223,494
1. Despicable Me 2 – (NE) – £14,822,427
Well Monsters University managed to hold on to the top spot for a second week however it did have a slight fight on it’s hands from one of this weeks new entries.
Only two films managed to make their way into the top 10. First off going in at number four was action film White House Down, this is the second film this year that is about the destruction of the white house however it’s rival, Olympus Has Fallen managed to take more than this. The highest new entry went to comedy film The Heat which went straight in at number two.
New Releases – Two huge films are on offer this week, your first option is the big screen putting for The Lone Ranger starring Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer, your other new film is the rturn of the minions alongside there owner Gru in Despicable Me 2.
10. The Internship – $1,425,000 – $41,705,000
9. Star Trek Into Darkness – $2,040,000 – $22,501,000
8. Fast and Furious 6 – $2,410,000 – $233,313,000
7. Now You See Me – $5,500,000 – $104.681.000
6. This Is the End – $8,700,000 – $74,681,000
5. Man of Steel – $20,820,000 – $248,660,000
4. White House Down – (NE) – $25,700,000
3. World War Z – $29,800,000 – $123,722,000
2. The Heat – (NE) – $40,000,000
1 – Monsters University – $46,180,000 – $171,006,000
Well it seems that the Man of Steel can be stopped as it only spent one week at the top of the chart thanks to it having tough competition from two big films.
Only two new movies made their way into this weeks top 10. First off going in at number two was zombie apocalypse movie World War Z, which despite it being a hard book to turn into a movie turned out to be not bad. This weeks highest new entry and the new number one went to animated prequel Monsters University.
New Releases – Three new films will be trying to get your money this week. Firstly is vampire-esq film Byzantium which is only getting a very limited release and should be seen. Your other new movies are comedy film The Heat and over the top action film White House Down.
10. Iron Man 3 – $2,175,000 – $403,120,000
9. Star Trek Into Darkness – $3,000,000 – $216,611,000
8. The Purge – $3,412,000 – $59,428,000
7. The Internship – $3,425,000 – $38,365,000
6. Fast and Furious 6 – $4,725,000 – $228,413,000
5. Now you See Me – $7,870,000 – $94,451,000
4. This is the End – $13,000,000 – $57,792,000
3. Man of Steel – $41,215,000 – $210,006,000
2. World War Z – (NE) – $66,000,000
1. Monsters University – (NE) – $82,000,000
Last week The Purge managed to scare people to the box office to see it, this week however those people ran in the opposite direction as it has been knocked off the top spot by a obvious film.
Two new films entered this weeks top 10, in fact they took the top two spots in the chart. First off going in at number 2 was comedy end of the world film This is the End which has been getting really good reviews (surprising). The highest new entry though and no surprise went to the Man of Steel which flew into the number one spot and took over $100 million.
New Releases – Again you have two really big new films out this week that should make the top 5 a bit interesting, so if you want to see a animated film then you have Monsters University for you to enjoy and if you want a film about a world taken over by zombies then World War Z is for you.
10. Iron Man 3 – $2,908,000 -$399,610,000
9. After Earth – $3,750,000 – $54,200,000
8. Star Trek Into Darkness – $5,660,000 – $210,491,000
7. Epic – $6,000,000 – $95,429,000
6. The Internship – $7,000,000 – $30,951,000
5. The Purge – $8,201,000 – $51,845,000
4. Fast and Furious 6 – $9,433,000 – $219,574,000
3. Now you See Me – £10,320,000 – $80,009,000
2. This is the End – (NE) – $20,500,000
1. Man of Steel – (NE) – $113,080,000