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2019
 117 minutes (1 hours 57 minutes)
UK release date Released: 9th August 2019  |  BBFC Age Rating:  
Blinded By The Light

Directed by

Starring

Actor
Character
Kulvinder Ghir
Malik
Meera Ganatra
Noor
Aaron Phagura
Roops
Dean-Charles Chapman
Matt
Nikita Mehta
Shazia
Nell Williams
Eliza
Tara Divina
Yasmeen
Rob Brydon
Matt's Dad
Frankie Fox
Colin Hand
Sally Phillips
Mrs. Anderson
Sofia Abbasi
1980's Local Resident
Asheq Akhtar
Butcher
Vincent Andriano
Billy
Raj Awasti
Luton Herald Newspaper Reporter
William Bale
Factory Worker
James Ballanger
Passport Official
Lee Barnett
Foreman
Billy Barratt
Young Matt
Neal Beagley
National Front Member
Kumiko Kaur Chadha Berges
Lilly
Ronak Singh Chadha Berges
Young Javed (aged 10)
Paul Blackwell
Nf March Goer
Daniella Bowen
Reporter
Lee Byford
NF Supporter
Abigail Carter-Simpson
Waitress
Amer Chadha-Patel
DJ
Joshua James Cole
Gothic Smith's Fan
Jonno Davies
Michael (Estate Agent)
Kriss Dosanjh
Mr. Singh
Scott Folan
Alan
Ross Forder
Teacher
Joshua Grant
Lad 1
David Guinan-Browne
Estate Agent
David Hayman
Mr. Evans
Jeff Mirza
Mr. Shah
Yassine Mkhichen
Muslim Man
Sri Moorthy
Mosque Protester / Goer
Olivia Poulet
Frances - Eliza's Mum
Kit Reeve
Emma
Leo Shirley
Alex Luton - Herald Reporter
Tom Stocks
Lad 2
Jordan Hannah Taylor
Club Goer / Student
Matt Tyzack
Estate Agent
Jo Wheatley
NF member
Chris Wilson
Police Officer
Zain Zaman
Kaleem
Ken Byrd
National Front Member
Peter Coe
NF Supporter
Nick Davison
Passerby
Dylan Gawtry
Protester
Sonia Goswami
Pedestrian
Rishi Gupta
Club Goer
Arun Kapur
Pedestrian
Nina Kumar
Wedding Guest
Dipali Limbachia
Club Goer
Ketan Majmudar
Teacher
Simon Manley
Parent
Marco Mastrocola
Newspaper reporter
Kas Meghani
Parent / Teacher
Bharat Mistri
Wedding Guest
Paul OKelly
National Front
Jag Patel
Luton Town Visitor
Reece Putinas
National Front Leader
Stephen Samson
Riot Officer
Andrea Sandell
Teacher
Atul Sharma
Wedding Guest
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Top Grossing Movie Chart Position
UK total gross
£3,177,718
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UK Age Rating
UK BBFC Certificate: 12A
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UK Box Office Release Breakdown
UK release date:

Highest chart position: 4

Weeks on box office: 3

UK Box Office Chart History
Date
Place
Week
Total
4N
£966,095
£966,095
7
£422,799
£2,019,537
14
£149,433
£2,529,391
Other Box Office History
30 August 2019
£101,537
6 September 2019
£51,832
13 September 2019
£18,967
20 September 2019
£22,218
27 September 2019
£1,149
4 October 2019
£1,989
11 October 2019
£3,542
18 October 2019
£1,387
25 October 2019
£1,026
1 November 2019
£3,735
Box Office Gross Flow
£
966.1K
422.8K
149.4K
101.5K

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What were the big movies hitting the UK box office over the last 30 year?

Each week we present a rundown of the UK box office chart headlines on this same week from last year to 1990.

A year ago (2019)

The number one film was The Lion King which had been at the top for 3 weeks and with a total gross of £59.9 Million it was also the top total grossing film.

The top new film of the week was Blinded By The Light directed by Gurinder Chadha and starring Viveik Kalra and Kulvinder Ghir which entered the box office at number 4.

The film with the longest run was Casino Royale which had been on the box office for 23 weeks.

Five years ago (2015)

Also making its debut at the top was Fantastic Four starring Miles Teller and Michael B. Jordan and directed by Josh Trank and Stephen E. Rivkin

The film with the longest run was Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back which had been on the box office for 32 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was Jurassic World which had taken £63.3 Million after 9 weeks of release.

Ten years ago (2010)

The number one film was Toy Story 3 which had been at the top for 3 weeks and with a total gross of £51.5 Million it was also the top total grossing film.

The top new film of the week was Knight And Day directed by James Mangold and starring Tom Cruise and Cameron Diaz which entered the box office at number 2.

The film with the longest run was Tooth Fairy which had been on the box office for 10 weeks.

Fifteen years ago (2005)

The number one film was Charlie And The Chocolate Factory which had been at the top for 2 weeks.

The top new film of the week was Herbie Fully Loaded directed by Angela Robinson and starring Lindsay Lohan and Michael Keaton which entered the box office at number 5.

The film with the longest run was Batman Begins which had been on the box office for 8 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was War Of The Worlds which had taken £28.9 Million after 6 weeks of release.

Twenty years ago (2000)

Making its debut at the top was Gone In 60 Seconds starring Nicolas Cage and Giovanni Ribisi and directed by Dominic Sena

The longerst run on the box office and the top total grossing film was Gladiator which had taken £29.4 Million over 13 weeks of release.

Twenty five years ago (1995)

The number one film was Casper which had been at the top for 2 weeks.

The top new film of the week was Free Willy 2: The Adventure Home directed by Dwight H. Little and starring Jason James Richter and Francis Capra which entered the box office at number 3.

The film with the longest run was Man Of The House which had been on the box office for 9 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was Batman Forever which had taken £13.5 Million after 4 weeks of release.

Thirty years ago (1990)

Making its debut at the top was Days Of Thunder starring Tom Cruise and Robert Duvall and directed by Tony Scott

The longerst run on the box office and the top total grossing film was Pretty Woman which had taken £12.1 Million over 11 weeks of release.

Last week saw Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker at the top of the UK box office, can any of this weeks new releases do enough to top the chart this weekend?

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1917

First up at cinemas this week is 1917, a movie directed by Sam Mendes who also directed Skyfall in 2012 which grossed £102.9 Million in the UK and grossed $1.1 Billion globally.

It stars Dean-Charles Chapman who last starred in Blinded By The Light (2019).

The film also stars George MacKay who last appeared in Ophelia (2019).

Seberg

Next on this weeks new release schedule is Seberg.

This new movie stars Kristen Stewart who's last film was Charlie's Angels (2019)

It also stars Yvan Attal who appeared in Rock'n Roll (2017).

The film is brought to us by 2 time director Benedict Andrews.

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 6 new releases.

  • A Hidden Life, Friday, 17th January
  • Bad Boys For Life, Friday, 17th January
  • Bombshell, Friday, 17th January
  • Weathering With You, Friday, 17th January
  • Waves, Friday, 17th January
  • Just Mercy, Friday, 17th January

The Lion King returns to the top of the UK box office this week after letting go of it for Fast & Furious Presents Hobbs And Shaw while the top new film comes it at number 4 with Blinded By The Light.

The Lion King

Disneys remake of their 1994 hit animation has proved to be a massive hit in the same way the remake of Beauty And The Beast was back in 2017.

This week the film goes back to the top of the UK box office with an excellent £4.3 Million gross, incredible for a film which has been on general release for 4 weeks.

In comparison Beauty And The Beast had a big fall in its fourth week and took about a third of the previous weeks taking, here the film drop about a third from the previous weekend.

The films total is also higher and to date it has taken £59 Million and is the second highest grossing film of the year behind Avengers: Endgame.

Fast & Furious Presents Hobbs And Shaw

The Fast & Furious franchise move drops into second place on its 2nd weekend of release with £2.9 Million for a £12.8 Million total gross.

Toy Story 4

Another massive hit for Pixar with Woody and the gang taking £1.6 Million on its 8th weekend for a £58.7 Million Uk total.

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Blinded By The Light

Coming in at number 4 this weekend, and the highest new film, is the latest from acclaimed director Gurinder Chadha who brought us classics British films such as Bend It Like Beckham and Angus, Thongs And Perfect Snogging.

Not her best debut to date, but she'e contending with the Disney big hitters, but a debut of just shy of a Million is not bad for the Bruce Springsteen inspired movie.

Spider-Man: Far From Home

Still hanging onto a top 5 place the Sony Spider-Man movie takes £700K on its 6th weekend of release pushing its total to £35.5 Million.

Playmobil: The Movie

Maybe cashing in on the succes of the recent LEGO movies this animated version of the popular toys hots the chart at number 7 with just less than £400K.

Aladdin

Disneys other live action remake on the chart this week sits at number 15 after 12 weeks on the box office and a total UK gross of £36.5 Million.

At the UK box office this weekend, Friday, 9th August 2019, there are 3 new releases looking to take your attention at the local multiplex and knock Fast & Furious Presents Hobbs And Shaw from the top of the UK box office chart next week.

Playmobil: The Movie

Blinded By The Light

First up at cinemas this week is Blinded By The Light, a Comedy directed by Gurinder Chadha who also directed Bride And Prejudice in 2004 which grossed £5 Million.

It stars Viveik Kalra who is making a feature film debut and Kulvinder Ghir who last appeared in The Queens Corgi (2019).

Playmobil: The Movie

Next on the new release schedule is Playmobil: The Movie, this new Fantasy stars Dino Andrade and Gabriel Bateman.

The film is brought to us by new director Lino DiSalvo.

The Sun Is Also A Star

Next up this week is The Sun Is Also A Star which is directed by Ry Russo-Young who directed Before I Fall in 2017.

It stars Yara Shahidi and Anais Lee.


Check back on Monday to see where these films end up on the Weekend Box Office Chart.

Come back next week when there are 4 new releases hitting cinemas.

  • Once Upon A Time ... In Hollywood is in cinemas Wednesday, 14th August
  • Dora And The Lost City Of Gold gets released on Friday, 16th August
  • Uglydolls is released on Friday, 16th August
  • Good Boys is released on Friday, 16th August

Last week saw The Lion King at the top of the UK box office, can any of this weeks new releases do enough to top the chart this weekend?The Angry Birds Movie 2

Fast & Furious Presents Hobbs And Shaw

First up at cinemas this week is Fast & Furious Presents Hobbs And Shaw, an Adventure directed by David Leitch who also directed Deadpool 2 in 2018 which grossed £32.5 Million.

It stars Dwayne Johnson who last starred in Fighting With My Family (2019) and Jason Statham who last appeared in The Meg (2018).

The Angry Birds Movie 2

Next on the new release schedule is The Angry Birds Movie 2, this new Comedy stars Awkwafina and Dove Cameron.

The film is brought to us by new director Thurop Van Orman.

Check back on Monday to see where these films end up on the Weekend Box Office Chart.

Come back next week when there are 3 new releases hitting cinemas.

  • Playmobil: The Movie is out Friday, 9th August
  • Blinded By The Light is released on Friday, 9th August
  • The Sun Is Also A Star is released on Friday, 9th August