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Weeks on box office: 10
22nd November 2019
This weekend, Friday 22nd November 2019, there are 6 new films released in the UK looking to hit the box office, but can it challenge Last Christmas for the top spot?
First up at cinemas this week is Frozen II, a movie directed by Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee who also directed Frozen in 2013 which grossed £43.1 Million in the UK and grossed $1,276,480,335 globally.
It stars Idina Menzel who last starred in Ralph Breaks The Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 (2018).
The film also stars Kristen Bell who also last appeared in Ralph Breaks The Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 (2018).
Next on this weeks new release schedule is 21 Bridges.
This new movie stars Chadwick Boseman who's last film was Avengers: Endgame (2019)
It also stars J.K. Simmons who also appeared in Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019).
The film is brought to us by 2 time director Brian Kirk.
Next up this week is Ophelia which is directed by Claire McCarthy who directed The Waiting City in 2009.
It stars Daisy Ridley and Naomi Watts.
Also this week there is Harriet from director Kasi Lemmons who also directed Eves Bayou in 1998.
The film features Cynthia Erivo and Leslie Odom Jr. in starring roles.
The long list of new releases continues with Greener Grass which is directed by Jocelyn DeBoer and Dawn Luebbe directing together.
It stars Jocelyn DeBoer and Dawn Luebbe.
Finally there is Them That Follow from directors Britt Poulton and Dan Madison Savage, the film stars Kaitlyn Dever and Walton Goggins.
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 3 new releases.
21st June 2019
Last week saw Aladdin 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 Toy Story 4, a Fantasy movie from director Josh Cooley who is directing for the first time.
Next on the new release schedule is Brightburn, this new Horror movie stars Elizabeth Banks and David Denman who starred in Power Rangers together.
The film is brought to us by new director David Yarovesky.
Next up this week is Child's Play which is directed by Lars Klevberg and is a directorial debut.
It stars Aubrey Plaza and Mark Hamill.
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.
9th January 2019
This week saw the launch of the origin Transformers movie in China and the boost gave the film enough to top the global chart knocking Aquaman from the top despite the DC movie nearing a billion in grosses.
With an $82 million debut in China the Transformers movie moves to the top spot on the global box office with a weekend gross of $95 million from 63 countries.
This brings the films total global gross to $289.1 million.
The DC Universe movie has been a mega smash across the globe and takes $86.9 million this weekend from 79 countries but falls from the top to number 2.
The film is nearly at a billion dollars with $940 million and will reach the milestone by next weekend.
The Mary Poppins sequel has not been the global hit Disney may have been looking for, but a $38.7 million weekend from 47 countries puts the film at number 3.
The films total gross now sits at $258 million after 3 weeks of release.
The Disney film falls to number 4 this week with $29.6 million from 32 countries which brings its total gross to $404 million.
The animated feature takes $24.7 million this weekend from 61 countries, this boosts the Sony movies total to $275.2 million.
26th December 2018
Disney gets another number 1 film over Christmas as the Mary Poppins sequel goes to the top on its debut weekend.
Despite the fact that its been 54 yeas in the making, the new film based on the famed Disney character gets to be the new number one film in the UK, maybe what helped was the fact it get the widest ever release in the UK showing on 740 cinemas.
The film takes £8.1 million on its debut, comparing this to the original film is hard as records weren't kept but we know the film took about £14 million during its cinematic run.
The DC Universe film falls to number 2 this week with a £2 million second weekend to bring its total UK gross to £10 million.
The seasonal favourite from the book by Dr Seuss is 7 weeks in and at number 3 this week it takes £1.8 million to boost its total gross to £22.6 million.
Falling to number 4 this week the sequel movie from Disney takes £1 million which brings the films total gross to £11 million after 4 weeks of release.
After debuting high last week the Spider-Man animation falls to number 5 this week with a gross just under a million, this brings the filsm second weekend total gross to £4.1 million.
15th December 2018
Aquaman gets a release in China this week an manages to top the global box office with its debut from that single terretory leaving a fairly predictable rest of the chart.
China gets the next superhero movie before the rest of the world and from this single terretory beats all other film with ease.
A China (and global) debut of $91 million gives the film a global gross of $93.6 million including previews, the film releases in many more territories this coming weekend.
The Dr. Suess adaptation goes back to number 2 as we get closer to Christmas as the animation takes $41 million from 63 countries for a total gross of $322 million.
Still bringing in the audience at 3 is the Bryan Singer directed movie takes $35.2 million from 73 countries to push its total gross to an incredible $596.5 million.
The film is now Bryan Singers top grossing film in the UK and second top grossing film globally beating out nearly all the X-Men movies.
Still doing well but loosing steam the Disney film drops to number 4 this week with a global gross of $34 million from 31 countries, total global gross is now $258 million.
The JK Rowling penned film drops to number 5 this week with $28 million from a massive 81 countries to boost its total gross to a respectable $568.5 million.