25th August 2020
As more cinemas re-open in the UK, but with restrictions for capacity and mask wearing, Unhinged goes back to the top and the top 15 movies grossed nearly a million pound this weekend.
With the cinema going public waiting for the 'saviour' of cinema, Tenet, opening next weekend there were no new releases this weekend so no highest new entry.
Here is the top 5 movies in the UK 21st - 23rd August 2020.
The Derrick Borte directed movie starring Russell Crowe as a man who becomes psychotic after a bump in his car goes back to the top of the UK box office with a weekend gross of £178.8K.
The movie has now made £962.1K over its 4 weeks of release and should go over a million by next weekend.
It is the most successful film since cinemas started re-opening after the COVID-19 shutdown, with Tenet being released next weekend and will go to the top, that will in one week take over that crown.
Pixar's latest movie spends yet another weekend inside the top 5 movies, this week at number 2, with an 11th weekend take of £142.1K.
THe movie which was released before the pandemic closures has now taken £6.2 Million.
Christopher Nolans 2010 movie made it to the top last weekend and falls to number 3 this week with, £117.4K, this takes the films total to £35.6 Million after 13 weeks on the chart.
The animated tale of Werewolves goes back to number 4 this week with £105.5K for a half million total after 4 weeks.
Falling to number 5 this week after making its debut at 3 last week the Matteo Garrone directed movie takes £99.2K over the weekend for a £324.1K after 2 weeks.
14th July 2020
With cinemas slowly going back to normal in the UK 20th Century Fox (Disney) re-release The Empire Strikes Back on its 40th anniversary and it goes to the top of the chart.
There is a single new release in the shape of Black Water: Abyss at number 3.
Here is a rundown of this weeks top 5 movies in the UK.
Celebrating its 40th year of release the Star Wars sequel hits the top of the box office with a weekend £50.4K.
After this many years, multiple re-releases including the special edition in 1997 and the Secret Cinema in 2015 the movie has spent 40 weeks on the chart and taken £22.8 Million.
Falling to number 2 this week after being the first number one of the re-opening, Pixars latest movie takes £35K pushing its total to £5.3 Million after 5 weeks on the chart.
First new release in some months is this horror movie directed by Andrew Traucki which land at number 3 with a weekend take of £28k.
Falling to number 4 this week is the controversial sequel with takes £19K on its second weekend, the movies total box office gross is £64.8K.
The 33 year old favourite starring Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze is on re-release to encourage people back to cinemas and this week is at 5 with £15K for a total of £3.9 Million after 14 weeks on the chart, not consecutively!
18th June 2020
Sonic The Hedgehog gets a physical and digital to own release and tops the home entertainment charts taking a massive leap in the process, top new film is Emma at number 17!
Here is a rundown of the top 5 home entertainment charts this week.
The speedy blue hedgehog tops the home entertainment chart making a leap from number 37 on its 10th week of release, it is available to own this week.
Despite the original controversy when the original trailer was release the film was a big box office hit in mid February when it was release, it hit the top on its debut with £4 Million.
The movie then spent 5 weeks on the box office before cinemas closed and took £18 Million during that time.
Sam Mendes World War movie is bouncing around the home entertainment charts and this week goes back to number 2 on its 6th week.
Falling from its debut position at the top last week the Robert Downey Jr. movie falls to number 3 on its second week of release.
Pixar movies have always done well on the home entertainment front and their latest is no exception, it falls to number 4 this week, its 6th week of release.
The Vin Diesel starring movie also goes from early access to physical and digital owned this week and makes a leap from 28 to number 5 in the process on its 5th weekend of release.
The top new movie of the week is at number 17, the Jane Austen novel adaptation hit movie theatres mid February taking £7 Million over 5 weeks of release.
21st May 2020
With people still stuck indoors across the UK due to the pandemic enforced lockdown the smash hit movie Bad Boys For Life makes its home entertainment debut at the top.
Here is a breakdown of the top 5 home entertainment titles 20th - 26th May.
Starring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence the third film in the Bad Boys series that started back in 1995 was a big hit at the box office in January of 2020.
THe movie never made it to number 1 on the chart because of 1917 dominating at the time but it did spend its first 3 weeks at number 2.
The movie was on the box office until early March and spent 8 weeks taking nearly £18 Million.
Last weeks top film, which made its debut there, falls to number 2 this week.
After having a shortened box office run due to the COVID-19 pandemic the Pixar movie spends a fourth week on the chart and is at number 3 this week.
Bouncing back into the chart after going from a theatre at home release to a regular rental is Greta Gerwigs adaptation of the Louisa May Alcott novel.
Falling to number 5 this week is director Taika Waititi oscar winning World War II satire.
Here is the top 10 home entertainment movies for 20th - 26th May 2020.
18th March 2020
As cinemas close and people decide to remain indoors due to the global coronavirus pandemic Pixar's Onward remains at the top while the Vin Diesel starring Bloodshot is the top new entry at number 2.
Pixars latest film is definitely feeling the effects of deserted cinemas as it takes only $10.6 Million on its second weekend of release.
This is down nearly 75% from last weeks total and puts the movies total at $60.3 Million.
One small glimer of hope is that Pixar films do tend to have longevity and providing the cinema closures in many US states is lifted in April and the schools might still be closed this movie could make money late in its run.
Many new films have had their release dates moved due to the viral outbreak but this movie still got a release, and maybe coupled with bad reviews and word of mouth the movie enters at number 2 but to only $9.1 Million.
The road ahead does not look good for the movie and the studio may just cut its losses in the coming weeks and put the film on streaming way before expected.
The faith based movie has a good opening weekend and makes its debut at number 3 with $9.1 Million.
Falling to number 4 is the Universal monster movie which takes $5.8 Million over the weekend.
This puts the movies total gross at $64.3 Million after 3 weeks of release and you cant help thinking the movie would be over the $100 million mark in a normal market.
Universal have announced that the movie will be released on streaming for $19.99 this coming Friday so it will be interesting to see what effect this has on the film box office performance, even with all the cinema closures.
Making its debut at number 5 is this Craig Zobel directed movie which takes $5.3 Million over the weekend.
14 weeks on the the Jake Kasdan directed movie is the longest running film on the box office and with $316.7 Million it is also the highest total grossing film this week.