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Philomena

2013
Philomena
Directed by
Starring
Mare Winningham
Michelle Fairley
Charlie Murphy
Sophie Kennedy Clark
Anna Maxwell Martin
Simone Lahbib
Charles Edwards
Wunmi Mosaku
Neve Gachev
Nichola Fynn
Sean Mahon
Charlotte Rickard
Ruth McCabe
Nicholas Jones
Paris Arrowsmith
Hannah Blamires
Shawn Gonzalez
Xavier Atkins
Graham Curry
Amy McAllister
Mai Arwas
Nika McGuigan
Cathy Belton
Alan Davis
Stuart Matthews
Eddie Ruben
John Jillard Sr.
Elise Edwards
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Every Judi Dench film – ranked!  The Guardian

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Thu, 18th April 2019

The Real Philomena Behind The Judi Dench Film Is Now An Adoption Rights Activist  Bustle

The Oscar-nominated film Philomena airs on the BBC tonight, starring Judi Dench as Philomena Lee, an Irish woman who maintained a 50-year search for her ...

Sat, 29th December 2018

The heartbreaking true story of Philomena that saw brutal nuns tear teenager’s baby away and sell him for £2K  The Sun

Philomena Lee's life-long search to find her son is documented in an award-winning film. But their reunion was prevented by nuns who sold him for an alleged ...

Wed, 26th December 2018

Judi Dench movies: 12 greatest films, ranked worst to best, include ‘Shakespeare in Love,’ ‘Philomena,’ ‘Notes on a Scandal’  Gold Derby

In this fall's delightful documentary, “Tea With the Dames,” Dame Judi Dench, who celebrates her 84th birthday on December 9, 2018, recalls being asked to ...

Sun, 9th December 2018

Philomena – review | Film  The Guardian

Steve Coogan and Judi Dench make a terrific odd couple in this gripping account of the search for a long-lost child, writes Catherine Shoard.

Sat, 2nd November 2013

Philomena: nun too sloppy when it comes to the facts  The Guardian

Reel history: Steve Coogan's take on the real-life story of a woman whose baby was sold by nuns for adoption is scrupulous and sane, save for a small lapse ...

Mon, 11th November 2013

10th April 2014

Frozen hits the top spot on it's debut week of release knocking Philomena down to number 4. Frozen was released in UK cinema's on December 6th last year and became an instant hit for Disney.

The film to date has made nearly £40 million at the UK box office and is still in cinemas and this week is number 14 having spent 16 weeks on the box office chart. The film has grossed nearly $1.1 billion world wide and is the 10th highest grossing movie.

Other new films this week include:
Homefront
The Family
Carrie (2013)

31st March 2014

After just a single week at the top The Hunger Games: Catching Fire falls a single place and Philomena takes over at the top.

Starring Judi Dench and Steve Coogan this quirky British film was released at the box office at the beginning of November last year and spent 7 weeks on the box office.

The film entered at 4 but did climb to 3 for a couple of weeks, it was kept from the top by Thor: The Dark World and Gravity.

Other new Video releases on the chart this week:
Saving Mr Banks
Diana
Free Birds

Movie details
UK total gross
£11,444,343
UK top grossing film
501
502
Philomena
503

US total gross
£37,709,979
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Philomena
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UK BBFC Certificate: 12

Box Office
UK release date:

Highest chart position: 3

Weeks on box office: 7

Box Office History
Date
Place
Week
Total
4N
£1,509,726
£1,509,726
3
£1,407,318
£4,762,182
3▲▼
£1,006,356
£7,298,426
6
£541,068
£8,866,771
8
£289,860
£9,788,671
11
£136,249
£10,249,938
12
£56,664
£10,470,225
Other Box Office History
3 January 2014
£20,689
10 January 2014
£20,157
17 January 2014
£15,349
24 January 2014
£10,833
31 January 2014
£8,611
7 February 2014
£11,761
14 February 2014
£10,805
21 February 2014
£7,816
28 February 2014
£15,882
7 March 2014
£10,484
14 March 2014
£3,872
21 March 2014
£6,101
28 March 2014
£2,329
4 April 2014
£480
11 April 2014
£376