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Released on 29th Mat 2019 Godzilla King Of The Monsters has our favourite giant lizard battling against a whole host of giant creatures.
This is the first of 2 Godzilla films that are due for release within a year of each other, Godzilla Vs King Kong is due for release March 2020.
The BBFC have given Godzilla King Of The Monsters a 12A rating in the UK for moderate threat, violence, infrequent strong language and it has an official run time of 132 minutes (2 hours 13 minutes).
GODZILLA: KING OF THE MONSTERS (12A) moderate threat, violence, infrequent strong language https://t.co/iEXasNN1eo— BBFC (@BBFC) May 9, 2019
It was a claws out at this weekends box office as Kong Skull Island and Logan fought it out for the top spot and the new relese of Kong won the battle.
From the same production team that brought us Godzilla in 2014 Kong Skull Island is set in the same universe and is set to start a "monsters" universe similar to that of the Marvel and DC cinematic universes.
Kong opens similar to Godzilla with just over £6 million, but the film was far better received than Godzilla with the critics with a surprise amount of praise for the monster film.
Godzilla went on to gross £17 million in the UK and there is nothing to suggest this wont do similar if not better.
Logan falls into second place this week with £3.8 million after a single week at the top, this brings the films total gross to £16 million after 10 days of release.
This means that on its second weekend the film is already the best of the solo Wolverine movies and it still has plenty of milage left.
A couple of interesting things to note this week, if the chart were taken on a Monday - Sunday then Logan would have still been the top film.
Also Moulin Rouge which is on a Secret Cinema run at the moment and is number 13 on the weekend chart would have been number 4 with £2 million for the week.
There are no other new released in the top 10 this week but Elle makes a new entry at number 11 with £0.2 million and Dancer is new at 12 also with £0.2 million.
Longest run this week is Lion with 8 weeks on the chart and highest total grossing movie is Sing with £28 million.
A year ago
Kung Fu Panda 3 was new at the top of the chart while London Has Fallen fell to number 3.
Five years ago
Despite poor reviews John Carter was the top new film of the week, it knocked The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel to number 2.
Ten years ago
Eddie Murphy starred, twice, in Norbit which entered at the top, it knockied Hot Fuzz down to number 2.
Fifteen years ago
Ocean's Eleven remained at the top for a fourth week while the top new film was We Were Soldiers at number 4.
Twenty years ago
One of Tom Cruises defining moment Jerry Maguire hit the charts at the top, it knocked Mars Attacks down to number 2
Twenty five years ago
Martin Scorsese scared us all with Cape Fear which hit the top of the box office on its debut, it knocked The Last Boy Scout down to number 2.
Highly anticipated sequel Pitch Perfect 2 makes it's debut at the top of the box office chart this week despite some strong competition from the Mad Max remake.
Pitch Perfect 2 took a very reasonable £5 million over the weekend which is only a million shy of the entire box office run of the previous film.
Rolling in half a million behind is Mad Max Fury Road, the sequel/remake of the Mel Gibson films received excellent reviews from the critics and was expected to get to the top but the aca-girls were simply too much.
Falling into third this week after a trio of weeks at the top is Avengers Age of Ultron, the Avengers sequel has taken an incredible £43.2 million to date and is the top film of the year so far.
Bombay Velvet at number 14 is the only other new film on the top 15 this week.
A year ago
Godzilla made it's debut a the top of the box office knocking Zakc Efron in Bad Neighbours from the top.
Five years ago
Robin Hood made its debut at number 1 on the chart giving Iron Man 2 a slight nudge down to number 2.
Ten years ago
Kingdom of Heaven kept its position at the top of the box office for another week while the highest new film of the week was Monster In Law at number 2.
Fifteen years ago
Gladiator was the highest new film hot off the Oscar glory it got that year, it knocked Kevin and Perry Go Large down to number 2.
Twenty years ago
Circle of Friends made its debut at the top of the box office while Outbreak slipped down to number 2.
All change at the top of the UK video chart this week with 2 big new entries going in at 1 and 2 in the run up to the big Christmas selling season.
The Winner was Mrs. Brown's Boys D'Movie which takes over from Maleficent as the top selling DVD/Blu-ray of the week.
Mrs Brown was released at cinemas on 27th June to much anticipation and hit the top spot on it's opening weekend with a gross of £4.3 million.
It hung around the box office for 6 weeks raking in a quite respectable £14.5 million in the process, a good amount for a low budget movie.
It currently sits at the 289th highest grossing movie in the UK, across the world it didn't get a release date which isn't much of a surprise as it's very my a British phenomenon.
Also doing well is the 2014 version of the Godzilla legend which lands at number 2 this week, a number 1 film from mid May which grossed £17 million at ht box office.
The only other new film this week is the direct to DVD film Adventurer The Curse of The Midas Box.
Its already been announced that Godzilla director Gareth Edwards will direct the first of the stand alone star films, and now the announcement comes that Josh Trank who directed Chronicle fron 2012 will direct another.
The stand alone films will be origin stories from characters from the Star Wars universe, Yoda and Bobba Fett and hot favourites of fans, that will be released between the sage episodes 7 - 9.
Although the films wont be directly related to the core saga they will inevitable have links to the series.
JJ Abrams is currently filming Episode VII at Pinewood Studios in England, and today posted an amusing tweet asking people not to post leaked pictures!
No release date so far for the splinter films but 2016 is most likely for the first.
From the Press release on starwars.com
"JOSH TRANK TO DIRECT STAND-ALONE STAR WARS FILM
June 04, 2014
In addition to the episodes of a new Star Wars trilogy, Lucasfilm and Disney continue development of multiple stand-alone movies that will offer new stories beyond the core Saga. The newest director to come on board is Josh Trank.
"We're thrilled to welcome Josh into the family," says Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy. "He is such an incredible talent and has a great imagination and sense of innovation. That makes him perfectly suited to Star Wars, and for this new slate of movies that reach beyond the core characters and storylines of Episodes I through IX."
Trank states, "The magic of the Star Wars Universe defined my entire childhood. The opportunity to expand on that experience for future generations is the most incredible dream of all time."
Trank captured imaginations worldwide with his critically lauded directorial debut Chronicle, a fresh and engaging take on the superhero genre. Trank is currently at work on Fantastic Four for 20th Century Fox."
UK BBFC Certificate: PG
Popular in: United Kingdom and Germany
Highest chart position: 1
Weeks on box office: 12