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Highest chart position: 1
Weeks on box office: 11
7th October 2019
Joker makes its global debut at the top of the box office with little in the way of competition while there are a trio of Chinese films which make their way into the top 5 as they expand to more countries.
With good word of mouth the Joaquin Phoenix starring movie has smashed the global box office on its debut weekend with a gross of $234 Million from 74 countries.
This is higher than expected and the good word of mouth for the movie should allow it to be one of the biggest October hits, and certainly one of the biggest DC films.
The Chinese film which is a collection of 7 shot stories from different directors is available in 8 territories and it enters the global box office at number 2 with a weekend gross of $100.6 Million.
The film has been on release since 1st October (last Tuesday) and its total global gross is already $286.9 Million.
This real life drama of an airline captain who saved a plane destined for disaster lands at number 3 this week with a weekend gross of $100.4 Million from 6 countries.
The film was released at the start of the week and has a total global gross of $250.4 Million.
Dreamworks animated film has done well but is now falling fast and this week is at number 4 with a weekend gross of $36.6 Million from $46 countries.
This puts the film total gross at $76.3 Million after 2 weeks of release.
Another true life Chinese drama hits the box office at number 5 this week with a weekend gross of $30 Million from 3 countries.
Including previews this puts the films total global gross at $106.6 Million.
24th September 2019
British hit Downton Abbey beats a trio of new releases at the top of the US box office to hit the top spot on its debut leaving IT Chapter Two to fall off the top to number 4 after a couple of weeks at the top.
Taking to top spot on the US box office on its debut weekend of release is the British ITV drama series which has been translated to the big screen.
The TV series was already a big hit in America and the first film hits the top with a weekend gross of a very respectable $31 Million.
Brad Pitt stars as an astronaut who is sent ot look for his presumed dead father in deep space.
The James Gray directed film opens at number 2 with a $19.2 Million debut gross.
Sylvester Stallone brings one of his more famous creations back to the big screen for one last outing which enters the box office at number 3 this week with $19 Million debut.
The horror film starring Pennywise falls from the top after 2 weeks at the top with a weekend gross of $17.2 Million.
This takes the film gross to $179.1 Million after 3 weeks of release, the film will not get close to its predecessors $327 Million total US gross.
Much has been made of this Jennifer Lopez starring movie, with word of possible Oscar glory come next February, but the film falls to number 5 this week with a $17 Million take.
This puts the films total gross at $62.5 Million after 2 weeks of release.
Disneys animated feature remake is at number 6 this week and has the longest run on this weeks US box office at 10 weeks, the film has made an incredible $537.5 Million so far.
13th September 2019
Last week saw IT Chapter Two at the top of the UK box office, can any of this weeks new releases do enough to top the chart this weekend?
First up at cinemas this week is Downton Abbey, a Dramatic movie directed by Michael Engler who also directed Single With Parents in 2008 which grossed £0.
It stars Matthew Goode who last starred in The Big Bad Fox And Other Tales (2018) and Maggie Smith who last appeared in Tea With The Dames (2018).
Next on the new release schedule is Night Hunter, this new Action movie stars Alexandra Daddario and Henry Cavill.
The film is brought to us by new director David Raymond.
Next up this week is Hustlers which is directed by Lorene Scafaria who directed Seeking A Friend For The End Of The World in 2012.
It stars Constance Wu and Jennifer Lopez.
Check back on Monday to see where these cinema releases end up on the Weekend Box Office Chart.
Come back next week when there are 4 new releases.
4th September 2019
After letting go of the top spot for a week Once Upon A Time in ... Hollywood has gone back to the top with The Informer the highest new film coming in down the chart at number 10!
Tarantino's highest grossing film to date goes back to the top of the box office after falling to number 2 last weekend.
The Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt starring movie takes £1.8 Million over the weekend to push its UK gross to £16.3 Million.
Disneys mega smash moves up to number 2 this week with a weekend gross of £1.2 Million.
This gives the Jon Favreau directed movie an amazing UK gross os £71.7 Million after 7 weeks of release and its the second highest grossing movie of the year.
After taking the top spot last weekend the threequel movie falls hard to number 3 in its second week with a gross of £1.2 Million, this pushes the films total gross to £4.5 Million.
Still hanging on to a place in the top 5 the Dora The Explorer move falls to 4 with £622,872 for a total in the UK of £4 Million after 3 weeks.
Falling to number 5 this week the Fast & Furious franchise film takes £610,479 which increases its total to £19 Million after 5 weeks of release.
Highest new film of the week comes in at number 10, the Andrea Di Stefano directed movie stars Ana de Armas and Rosamund Pike and starts its UK run with £301,424.
The Pixar movie continues its long run on the UK box office and this week makes it 11 weeks, it now has a total gross of £63.8 Million.
20th August 2019
Quentin Tarantine scores his biggest opening weekend in the UK with his new film Once Upon A Time In ... Hollywood as it makes its debut on the box office with last weeks number 1 falls to number 2.
Starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt the fictional tale based around real life events in Hollywood in the late 1960's hits the top of the UK box office with a fantastic debut of £7.5 Million.
This is easily the best debut by a film from famed director Tarantino who's highest grossing film to date is Django Unchained from 2013.
Disneys remake falls to number 2 this week after re-taking the top spot last week with a £2.5 Million 5th weekend.
The films total UK gross is now £65.9 Million and its starting to knock on the door of Beauty And The Beast to be the top grossing Disney animated remake.
The Fast & Furious franchise picture falls another place to number 3 this week with £1.4 Million on its 3rd weekend.
The film now has a total UK gross of £16.2 Million.
Based on the Nickelodeon educational cartoon Doara The Explorer this live action version has more to do with Indianan Jones than the source material.
The films built in audience took it to number 4 for its debut with a gross of £1.1 Million.
Pixars sequel movie sits at number this week with a weekend gross of £1 Million which takes its total UK gross to £61.2 Million after 9 weeks of release.
Re-entering the box office this week is the animated sequel movie which thanks to the British summer holidays is at number 14 this week with a total gross of £19.2 Million 13 weeks on the chart.