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Coming up this week (25/06/12)

Coming up on this weeks show we review new cinema releases including historical fiction in Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, take a journey to the abandoned town of Pripyat in Chernobyl Diaries, and we join an all star cast including Bruce Willis and Catherine Zeta-Jones in Lay The Favorite. In a packed DVD & Blu Ray section we review UK box office smash The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Nicolas Cage returns in sequel Ghost Rider, Spirit Of Vengeance, Jennifer Anniston and Paul Rudd move to a rural commune  in comedy Wanderlust, romance with Channing Tatum and Rachel McAdams in The Vow, Charlize Theron is the Young Adult, and David Cronenberg takes a look at the relationship between Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud in A Dangerous Method, 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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US Box Office Top 10 – 09-11/03

Nothing could topple The Lorax off the top spot despite it making nearly half the amount it did last week and also one of the most expensive films of the year challenging it.

3 new films went into this weeks top 10, first off going in at a low 6 was live action comedy from Dreamworks starring Eddie Murphy A Thousand Words, doing better by going in at number 4 even though it got a F from cinemascore (pointless site) was Silent House, finally though going in at number 2 and bombing at the box office is John Carter (you can’t say Of Mars).

10 – This Means War – $3.600.000 – $46.700.000

9 – Journey 2: The Mysterious Island – $3.600.000 – $90.600.000

8 – The Vow – $4.000.000 – $117.600.000

7 – Safe House – $4.800.000 – $115.600.000

6 – A Thousand Words – (NE) – $6.200.000

5 – Act of Valor – $7.000.000 – $56.100.597

4 – Silent House – (NE) – $7.010.000

3 – Project X – $11.500.000 – $40.100.000

2 – John Carter (not of Mars) – (NE) – $30.603.000

1 – The Lorax – $39.100.000 – $121.950.000

New Releases – A bit pointless this week as there is only 1 new film of note release and that’s 21 Jump Street starring Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill.

UK Box Office Top 10 – 05/03/12

None of the new release could knock the woman in black off the top spot how it was last weeks highest new entry the best exotic marigold hotel which managed this feat.

3 new films graced this weeks top 10, firstly going in at number 7 was comedy Wanderlust, doing a little bit better by hitting the number 6 spot was another comedy in the form of Project X however the highest new entry went This Means War going in at number 3.

10 – The Vow – £264.634 – £5.221.026

9 – Journey 2: The Mysterious Island – £387.435 – £6.231.644

8 – The Artist – £469.369 – £8.496.472

7 – Wanderlust – (NE) – £490.592

6 – Project X – (NE) – £561.655

5 – The Muppets – £1.239.822 – £14.434.872

4 – Safe House – £1.316.965 – £4.716.050

3 – This Means War – (NE) – £1.821.698

2 – The Woman In Black – £1.888.238 – £17.629.443

1 – The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel – £2.342.095 – £7.014.101

New Releases – 3 big new films are out this week trying to entice you to go and see them, first off there is Bel Ami which stars Robert Patterson and then we have The Raven which tells the story about Edgar Allen Poe and finally the big release of the week is Disney’s John Carter.

 

US Box Office Top 10 – 02-04/03

Last weeks number 1 film Act of Valor couldn’t hold on to the top spot for more than 1 week due to one of this weeks new entries blowing it out of the water.

There was only 2 new entries in this weeks chart however they have taken over the top 2 spot’s, firstly going in at number 2 is the latest comedy from Todd Philips (The Hangover) Project X however blowing everything out of the water by nearly taking more than every movie in the top 10 combined was Dr Seuss’ The Lorax.

10 – The Artist – $3.900.000 – $37.088.000

9 – Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance – $4.700.000 – $44.881.000

8 – This Means War – $5.625.000 – $41.464.000

7 – The Vow – $6.100.000 – $111.712.000

6 – Journey 2: The Mysterious Island – $6.925.000 – $85.611.000

5 – Tyler Perry’s Good Deeds – $7.000.000 – $25.745.000

4 – Safe House – $7.200.000 – $108.200.000

3 – Act of Valor – $13.700.000 – $45.239.000

2 – Project X – (NE) – $20.775.000

1 – Dr Seuss’ The Lorax – (NE) – $70.700.000

New Releases – 3 films will be trying to get into next weeks chart, first off is comedy/drama A Thousand Words, then we have horror remake The Silent House starring Elizabeth Olsen and finally the movie that we know that will knock Dr Seuss’ off the top spot is John Carter.

UK Box Office Top 10 – 27/02

It seems that Daniel Radcliffe has impressed alot of people for another week with the Woman in Black holding on to the top spot for another week despite stiff competition from 2 of this weeks new entries.

3 new films graced this weeks top 10, first off going in at number 10 was One For the Money, the first film to crack the top 3 was thriller Safe House which hit the number 3 spot however the highest new entry went to The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel which hit the number 2 spot.

10 – One for the Money – (NE) – £317.762

9 – The Artist – £352.139 – £6.748.724

8 – Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace 3D – £404.962 – £3.010.420

7 – Journey 2: The Mysterious Island – £411.983 – £3.576.977

6 – The Vow – £480.085 – £2.524.719

5 – Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance – £487.874 – £1.827.874

4 – The Muppets – £1.490.069 – £7.552.431

3 – Safe House – (NE) – £2.142.872

2 – The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel – (NE) – £2.222.051

1 – The Woman in Black – £2.432.580 – £9.087.201

New Releases – 4 new films will be trying to entice you to spend your money on them this week, first of is comedy from the director of the Hangover, Project X, then there is action/comedy This Means War, then there is comedy from the director of Role Model’s, Wanderlust and finally the 3rd comedy of the week in the form of Hunky Dory.

US Box Office Top 10 – 24-26/02

Last week Safe House managed to claw the top spot for itself however it couldn’t hold on to the top spot for more than 1 week as one of this weeks new entries has taken the position for itself.

4 new films graced the top 10 this week, first off going in at number 9 was thriller Gone, hitting one spot higher at number 8 was comedy Wanderlust from the director of Role Model’s, hitting the number 2 spot is Tyler Perry’s Good Deed’s however it was drama Act of Valor that went straight into the number 1 spot and also taking the highest new entry award.

10 – Arrietty – $4.503.000 – $14.660.000

9 – Gone – (NE) – $5.000.000

8 – Wanderlust – (NE) – $6.600.000

7 – This Means War – $8.500.000 – $33.571.000

6 – Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance – $8.800.000 – $37.832.000

5 – The Vow – $10.000.000 – $103.007.000

4 – Safe House – $11.400.000 – $98.100.000

3 – Journey 2: The Mysterious Island – $13.475.000 – $76.731.000

2 – Tyler Perry’s Good Deeds – (NE) – $16.000.000

1 – Act of Valor – (NE) – $24.700.000

New Releases – Like a few weeks ago this weeks new releases are very small, in fact there are only 2 new films out this week of any note, first off is animated film Dr Seuss’ The Lorax and secondly comedy from the director of the Hangover, Project X.

UK Box Office top 10 – 21/02

It seems that nothing could shake last weeks number 1 off the top spot even though the second place film gave it a good try.

The interesting thing about this weeks chart is that 3 films in last weeks top 10 made more this week than they did last week however it was oscar favourite The Artist which managed to find it’s way back into the top 10, the biggest surprise however was that there was only 1 new entry in the form of Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance which managed to hit the number 3 spot.

10 – War Horse – £450.073 – £15.339.371

9 – The Artist – £527.358 – £6396.585

8 – The Descendants – £564.536 – £4.218.456

7 – Chronicle – £727.871 – £3.945.526

6 – The Vow – £953.165 – £2.044.634

5 – Journey 2: The Mysterious Island – £1.061.550 – £3.164.994

4 – Star Wars: Episode 1 the Phantom Menace 3D – £1.077.302 – £2.605.458

3 – Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance – (NE) – £1.340.000

2 – The Muppets – £3.411.698 – £6.062.362

1 – The Woman in Black – £3.501.601 – £6.654.621

New Releases – 3 films will be trying to get your cash so they can make it into next weeks top 10, first off is small Australian drama Red Dog, then we have gritty drama starring Woody Harrelson in the form of Rampart and finally we have Safe House starring Ryan Reynolds and Denzel Washington.

US Box Office Top 10 – 17-19/02

Last weeks number 1 The Vow couldn’t hold on to the top spot for more than a week despite putting ina good fight with the film that has managed to knocked it off the top spot and thats last weeks number 2 Safe House.

3 new films graced this weeks top 10, first off going in at a impressive number 9 spot is the brilliant animated film Arrietty, doing better but not as nearly as good as hoped was This Means War that went in to the number 5 spot however it was Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance that was the highest new entry this week however it could only go in at number 3.

10 – The Grey – $3.032.000 – $47.925.000

9 – Arrietty – (NE) – $6.400.000

8 – The Woman In Black – $6.645.000 – $45.256.000

7 – Chronicle – $7.500.000 – $50.979.000

6 – Star Wars :Episode 1 the Phantom Menace 3D – $7.865.000 – $33.738.000

5 – This Means War – (NE) – $17.550.000

4 – Journey 2: The Mysterious Island – $20.085.000 – $58.201.000

3 – Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance – (NE) – $22.000.000

2 – The Vow – $23.600.000 – $85.527.000

1 – Safe House – $24.000.000 – $78.300.000

New Releases – Even though there are 3 new films out this week none of them shine, first off is thriller Act of Valor, next up is another thriller however this stars Amanda Seyfried Gone and finally another Tyler Perry film in the form of Tyler Perry’s Good Deeds.

UK Box Office Top 10 – 14/02/12

If you thought that the US top 10 was a interesting one this week then the UK one will surprise you, Chronicle last weeks number 1 could not hold one to the top spot for more than a week as four films gave it a very good beating.

4 new movies graced this weeks top 10 infact they took over the top 4 spots, first off going in at number 4 was the romantic drama The Vow, going in at number 3 was the first Star Wars film to be released in 3D in the form of the Phantom Menace, hitting the number 2 spot was the return of The Muppets this time under the wing of Disney and finally a surprised number 1 in the form of The Woman in Black.

10 – Man on a Ledge – £419.979 – £1.117.373

9 – Jack and Jill – £521.925 – £1.370.739

8 – War Horse – £580.984 – £14.889.298

7 – The Descendants – £743.017 – £3.653.920

6 – Journey 2: The Mysterious Island – £902.857 – £2.103.444

5 – Chronicle – £1.024.583 – £3.217.655

4 – The Vow – (NE) – £1.091.469

3 – Star Wars: Episode 1 the Phantom Menace – (NE) – £1.528.156

2 – The Muppets – (NE) – £2.650.664

1 – The Woman in Black – (NE) – £3.153.020

New Releases – When it comes to new release this week has to be the worst as there is only 2 new films coming out, first up is drama about 9/11 Extremely Loud and Incredible Close and the second new release is Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance the sequel to Ghost Rider but this time done by the crazy duo behind Crank and Gamer

US Box Office Top 10 – 10-12/02

New entries are fully in charge of the top 10 this week so much so last weeks number 1 Chronicle has been knocked down to the number 5 spot despite adding another $12 million to it’s balance.

4 films managed to get into the top 10 this week and all four make up the top part of the chart, first off going in at number 4 was the first Star Wars films to be given the 3D treatment, Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace 3D, next up at number 3 was the Rock in kids film Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, hitting the number 2 spot was thriller Safe House however it was romantic drama The Vow which has surprised the top 10 by going in at number 1.

10 – Underworld Awakening – $2.500.000 – $58.900.000

9 – The Descendants – $3.500.000 – $70.729.000

8 – Big Miracle – $3.900.000 – $13.200.000

7 – The Grey – $5.080.000 – $42.822.000

6 – The Woman in Black – $10.300.000 – $35.456.000

5 – Chronicle – $12.300.000 – $40.167.000

4 – star Wars: Episode 1 the Phantom Menace 3D – (NE) – $23.000.000

3 – Journey 2: The Mysterious Island – (NE) – $27.550.000

2 – Safe House – (NE) – $39.300.000

1 – The Vow – (NE) – $41.700.000

New Releases – Even though there are only 3 films out this week 2 of them are big films however the other one should been seen, so first off the US finally gets the brilliant Arrietty, then the romantic action film This Means War will be trying to tempt you however the next Ghost Rider film in the form of Ghost Rider Spirit of Vengeance has the biggest chance to get to the number 1 spot.