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On the next Monday Movie Show (09/02/15)

Coming up on this weeks show, in the cinema section we take a look at the latest film from the mind of the Wachowski with Sci-Fi action adventure Jupiter Ascending, David Oyelowo plays pioneer Martin Luther King in drama Selma, that lovable sheep get’s his own movie in claymation adventure Shaun the Sheep: The Movie and James franco stars along side Seth Rogan in controversial comedy The Interview.  In the home release section we cast our eyes over the latest teen adventure film with The Maze Runner, Universial takes us to the heart of darkness with Dracula Untold, Hugh Grant stars in romantic comedy The Rewrite, Daniel Radcliffe questions What If, Jake Gyllenhaal stars in dark thriller Enemy, Simon Pegg treks around the world in Hector and the Search for Happiness, comic book fantasy starring the heavenly Summer Glau as part of the Knights of Badassdom and to round things off a nice dose of romantic drama in The Best of Me, the latest movie news, UK box office top 10 & DVD/Blu-Ray top 10.

Join us live from Monday 9th February at around 8:30pm (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 10/11/14


The Turtles are making a habit of not staying at the top of the chart for very long as it has been knocked off the top spot for a second time by this weeks only new film in the chart.  The film in question is Christopher Nolans latest mind bending Sci-Fi action film Interstellar, even better though for the film is that it’s the highest taking debut movie since the Inbetweeners 2.

As said above their was no other new entries in this weeks chart however there was one movie that did something really rare and not only climb up the chart but also take more in it’s second week than it’s first, that film in question is British drama Mr Turner.

Upcoming – Not a very strong week when it comes to new films as there are only two of note and both shouldn’t challenge the top of the chart that much, those movies in question are thriller the Imitation Game and second thriller The Drop.

10. Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day – £318,647 – £2,868,463

9. The Maze Runner – £396,286 – £8,345,914

8. Nightcrawler – £545,221 – £2,169,731

7. Ouija – £653,678 – £2,587,106

6. The Book of Life – £655,110 – £4,855,785

5. Fury – £674,430 – £7,056,559

4. Gone Girl – £696,874 – £20,634,368

3. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – £738,766 – £12,889,684

2. Mr Turner – £1,014,433 – £2,671,313

1. Interstellar – (NE) – £5,378,220

US Chart

Interstellar failed to make it to the top of the chart in the US despite taking a healthy $48 million, the glory went to animated action film Big Hero 6 which had a slight surge to leap frog Interstellar and take the number one spot.

No other new film made the top 10 overall however takings saw a huge increase over last weeks chart with a increase of just over 65%.

5. Fury

4. Ouija

3. Gone Girl

2. Interstellar – (NE)

1. Big Hero 6 – (NE)

Box office top 10 – W/E 27/10/14


Well the Turtles were not strong enough to hold on to the top spot for a second week as it has been knocked off by David Ayer’s latest film Fury.

Other new entries in the chart include the brilliant and scary The Babadook which went in at number 10, romantic drama Love, Rosie which went in at number nine, Bollywood film Happy New Year going in at number eight and animated adventure The Book of Life which went in the top five at number four.

Upcoming – A lot of new films are on offer this week including a few re-releases just in time for Halloween, new films on offer include dark thriller Nightcrawler, found footage alien film Extraterrestrial, Daniel Radcliffe shaking off his potter status with the darkly comic Horns and teen horror film Ouija.   The re-releases on offer includes brilliant sci-fi action horror Aliens, classic zombie film Night of the Living Dead and Daniel Radcliffe’s creepy horror The Woman In Black.

10. The Babadook – (NE) – £347,512

9. Love, Rosie – (NE) – £482,535

8. Happy New Year – (NE) – £568,203

7. Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day – £571,581 – £697,680

6. Annabelle – £749,621 – £6,013,797

5. The Maze Runner – £905,314 – £5,863,858

4. The Book of Life – (NE) – £981,432

3. Gone Girl – £1,597,962 – £17,064,765

2. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – £1,927,733 – £7,890,052

1. Fury – (NE) – £2,692,786

US Top 5

Over in the US and the top two films are both new entries in the form of Keaneu Reeves latest film John Wick going in at number two and horror film Ouija which has gone straight into the number one spot.

5. The Book of Life

4. Gone Girl

3. Fury

2. John Wick – (NE)

1. Ouija – (NE)

Box office top 10 – W/E 20/10/14


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)