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Onward A U film should be suitable for audiences aged four years and over, although it is impossible to predict what might upset any particular child.

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2020
 102 minutes (1 hours 42 minutes)
UK release date Released: 6th March 2020  |  BBFC Age Rating:  U
US release date Released: 6th March 2020  |  MPAA Age Rating:  Onward PG age rating 
Onward

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Starring

Actor
Character
Ian Lightfoot
Barley Lightfoot
Laurel Lightfoot
Octavia Spencer
The Manticore
Mel Rodriguez
Colt Bronco
Kyle Bornheimer
Wilden Lightfoot (Dad)
Lena Waithe
Officer Spector
Ali Wong
Officer Gore
Grey Griffin
Dewdrop (Pixie Dusters Leader)
Tracey Ullman
Grecklin (Pawn Shop Owner)
Wilmer Valderrama
Gaxton (College Friend)
George Psarras
Officer Avel
John Ratzenberger
Construction Worker Fenwick
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15th June 2020
Fairly formulaic Pixar movie, but enjoyable, likeable characters and some genuine laughs, surprising and sad at the end.
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About 'Onward'
Two teenage elf brothers, Ian and Barley Lightfoot, go on a journey to discover if there is still a little magic left out there in order to spend one last day with their father, who died when they were too young to remember him.
This weeks box office

Onward is number 6 on the UK box office this week.

Top Grossing Movie Chart Position
UK total gross
£7,166,128
923
Onward
924

US total gross
$61,555,145
1245
Onward

UK Age Rating
UK BBFC Certificate: U
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UK Box Office Release Breakdown
UK release date:

Highest chart position: 1

Weeks on box office: 15

UK Box Office Chart History
Date
Place
Week
Total
1N
£3,419,500
£3,419,500
1▲▼
£1,272,748
£5,291,686
3
£75,000
£5,366,686
1
£21,626
£5,297,979
2
£35,086
£5,355,929
1
£49,271
£5,432,342
1▲▼
£60,074
£5,528,943
2
£58,951
£5,663,247
2▲▼
£46,576
£5,801,357
4
£92,092
£5,965,545
2
£142,108
£6,226,845
2▲▼
£185,028
£6,657,744
3
£135,669
£6,942,823
5
£97,253
£7,068,168
6
£85,058
£7,166,128
Box Office Gross Flow
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3.4M
1.3M
142.1K
185K
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As the hunger for Tenet starts to slow down across the globe it remains at the top of the global box office with a narrow lead over the Chinese movie The Eight Hundred which sits at 2.

With a reflection on how movie studios are once again concerned about the release of their films waiting for an audience there is no new films on the top end of the global box office with the highest debut Infidel at 7 with $1.3 Million.

The Eight Hundred

World box office quickview

  • Number 1 - Tenet
  • Highest debut - Infidel
  • Longest run - Onward (28 weeks)
  • Highest total gross - The Eight Hundred ($425,000,000)

Here is a rundown of the global top 5 movies.

Tenet

The buzz is starting to slow down now but Warner Bros. is seeing the movies box office run as a long term thing rather than short term, this weekend the film took $25.4 Million.

The film has now taken $217.2 Million worldwide after 4 weeks of release.

The Eight Hundred

The Chinese movie that has taken nearly half a billion dollars in its native alone has started to get a release across the rest of the world and this week takes $17.7 Million.

Altohugh its not expected the movie will be as successful outside of China it will be one of the top films of the year (because of COVID-19) and so far had a total global gross of $425 Million.

Mulan

With the Disney movie going direct to VOD in much of the world the box office taking have been severely effected, altohugh tepid reviews wont have helped as the movie takes $10.9 Million this week largely from China.

This pushes the movies total global gross to $57 Million, Disney have not given and VOD data for America or Europe so its hard to compare.

In comparison over the last few years the Disney live action remakes have largely grossed over a Billion collars worldwide.

After We Collided

After We Collided

This sleeper hit from director Roger Kumble is at number 4 this weekend with a weekend gross of $3.8 Million giving the movie a $28.5 Million total after 4 weeks of release.

The New Mutants

At number 5 is the Disney mutant movie which has been given such a hard time, taking $3.5 million over the weekend it has a $35 million total after 4 weeks.

Although not really a fair comparison the last X-Men movie X-Men: Dark Phoenix took $252.4 Million worldwide!

The big budget movie from Warner Bros. and Christopher Nolan, Tenet, remains at the top of the box office in a market still struggling to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, and the figures are suggesting people are still not ready to go back to the movies!

Although Tenet is at the top the movie at number 2, After We Collided, is showing incredible business as it gives the number 1 movie a run for its money.

The top new movie of the week, the third Bill & Teds movie seems a bit of a foot note which is a real shame for the beloved characters, and the film has been given a VOD release along with its theatrical debut.

Its also worth noting that this is the first weekend since cinemas started re-opening that there is not a 'catalogue' film on the chart.

Tenet

Here is your quick look box office highlights

  • Number 1 - Tenet
  • Highest debut - Bill & Ted Face The Music
  • Longest run - Onward (15 weeks)
  • Highest total gross - Tenet (£13,879,635)

Here is the UK box office top 5 rundown 18th - 20th September 2020.

Tenet

Four weeks on an the 'saviour of cinema' hasn't exactly lived up to its promise and takes under a million with £796.3K, down 35% from last week.

The movie has now made a total of £13.8 Million, not great for such a high budget movie and with tighter restrictions starting to hit the UK again it future is uncertain.

A move to VOD could be on the cards soon, but as Onward has shown films can still make money at the box office while available to view at home.

After We Collided

Remaining at number 2 this week is director Roger Kumble low budget movie which has gone from strength to strength as its theatre count has increased.

This weekend the movie took £598.2K which is up 26% from last weeks gross and 3 weeks in it has taken a total of £1.7 Million.

Bill & Ted Face The Music

Bill & Ted Face The Music

Highest new entry of the weekend lands at number 3 as the Wyld Stallyns try to write their world changing hit!

The Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter starring movie lands with a weekend gross of £462K, far lower than expected and hindered by the pandemic and the VOD dual release.

Its unfair to compare movies in the current box office climate but Bill & Teds Bogus Journey debuted in January 1992 at number 1 with £2.7 Million on its way to £5.4 Million.

Andre Rieu's Magical Maastricht: Together In Music

A yearly event, musician André Rieu releases his latest Event Cinema concert which makes its debut at number 4 this week with a weekend gross of £124.1K.

Again its unfair to compare but his last release from January this year, André Rieu: 70 Years Young, entered the box office at 6 with £1.4 Million.

The New Mutants

Falling to number 5 this week is Disneys ill fated Mutant movie which takes £106.1K over the weekend, down 47%, for a £1.3 Million total.

After the re-opening of some cinemas across the US, movie theatres continue to open but at a slower rate and the box office has levelled off a bit, although still higher during the height of the pandemic.

Tenet remains at the top of the list as you would expect and the little hyped movie Infidel is the top new movie of the weekend.

For the first time in a few weeks there is a film inside the top 5 that didn't take over a million over the weekend.

Here is the top 5 movie in the US weekend 18th - 20th September 2020.

Tenet

Another weekend for director Christoper Nolans 'saviour of cinema' as the mixed reviewed movie takes $4.7 Million over its third weekend of release.

This gives the movie a total US gross of $36.1 Million, the movie is being considered a flop, but in these difficult times it was bound to fail, in reality we dont know what would have happened had the situation been normal.

It is looking like the movie could make a move to VOD sooner rather than later, but with many people still not prepared o go the to movie theatre we could see an Onward situation where the movie continues its box office run while available on VOD, a trend which is worrying for the cinema industry.

The New Mutants

Disney's troubled mutant movie stays at number 2 this weekend with a gross of $1.6 Million taking its total gross to $17.7 Million after 4 weeks of release.

This has undoubtably been a miss for the studio, but ironically it may make the same money under the pandemic as it would have had it been released normally.

Infidel

Infidel

Highest new movie of the week is this political action flick directed and written by Cyrus Nowrasteh who previously brought us The Young Messiah in 2016.

The film takes $1.5 Million on it debut weekend of release and is at number 3.

Unhinged

Another movie which has arguably had more exposure under the COVID-19 pandemic than it would normally is this Russell Crowe film which takes $1.3 Million on its 6th weekend of release for a $15.7 Million total and falls to number 4.

The Broken Hearts Gallery

Falling to number 5 this week is the romantic comedy directed by Natalie Krinsky which takes $800K on its second weekend for a total of $2.4 Million.

Tenet remains at the top of the UK box office for a third weekend while After We Collided get an increase in cinema count and get an impressive leap to number 2.

Highest new 'movie' of the weekend is the Event Cinema release of the K-Pop band BTS in concert while the top new film is The Broken Hearts Gallery which misses out on a place on the top 5.

In a downward spiral for the second weekend running the top 15 movies grossed less than the previous weekend, this could be down to no new film being released or people not willing to venture to the cinema in the current climate, the rela test will be when the next big movie comes out, although release dates are starting to shift again.

Here is a breakdown of the top 5 movies in the UK 11th - 13th September 2020.

Tenet

No surprise that the Christopher Nolan movie is the top film in the UK for the third weekend in a row, and with a weekend gross of £1.2 Million the movie is slowing fast.

The movie has now taken £12.4 Million in the UK, the good news is its now the 8th top movie of 2020, to date.

After We Collided

After a good debut last weekend the movie got a significant increase in screen count this week giving the Roger Kumble directed movie a good boost and the movie climbs to number 2 with £422.6K.

This puts the movies total UK gross at £763.6K after 2 weeks of release.

Break The Silence: The Movie

Break The Silence: The Movie

The many fans for K-Pop band rushed out this weekend to see the bands latest live movie event to the tune of £374K making the top new entry of the week.

The New Mutants

Disney's troubles mutant movie from the X-Men universe fall to number 4 this weekend with £200.6K in takings.

This puts the movies total gross at £1.1 Million after 2 weeks of release, ironically I'm not sure if the film would have done any better in a fully functioning market!

Onward

It not all bad news for Disney as their Pixar movie Onward spends a 14th weekend the top 5, at 5, with £97.2K taking its total gross to £7.06 Million.

With cinemas in the UK still not operating anywhere near capacity and couple that with many people still not willing to spend a couple of hours in close proximity to other people tenet spends a second weekend at the top in a weaker box office than last week.

The top film of the weekend is 20th Century Fox's (and hence Disney's) much delayed mutant movie The New Mutants which makes its debut this week and has perhaps been a bit disappointing for many.

With the weakened weekend box office and the potential new spike in the COVID-19 cases the box office is not looking good, and if the likes of Wonder Woman 1984 and No Time To Die get delayed we may not see a full recovery until well into next year.

Here is a breakdown of this week top 5 movies in the UK 4th - 6th September 2020.

Tenet

Christopher Nolans head scratching new movie which has split opinion among movie goers remains at the top in the UK box office for a second weekend with £2.1 Million.

This puts the movies total UK gross at £10 Million, it is the top movie of the summer period and could well be the top title for weeks to come.

The New Mutants

The New Mutants

Peerhaps coming in lower than expected the new Disney movie from the X-Men univers makes its debut at number 2 with £686.4K.

It's hard to know where this movie will go from here, it could be a long running movie as Unhinged has been, but if we get the new big blockbusters that are expected in the next couple of months it could sink without trace and end up on Disney+ sooner rather than later.

After We Collided

Directed by Roger Kumble this movie at first was not a top 5 movie but then when figures came in from the distributer it was a top 3 movie!

The film takes £256K on its debut with little in the way of hype or word of mouth.

Onward

Pixars computer generated animation falls to it lowest position since it launched on March with a weekend gross of £135.6K.

This puts the movies total gross as £6.9 Million after 13 weeks on the box office.

Unhinged

The Russell Crowe starring thriller drops to number 5 this week with £96.9K for a £1 Million total after 6 weeks of play.