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Highest chart position: 1
Weeks on box office: 9
12th November 2019
The US box office is having the quietest November in many years and this weekend an all new top 4 has Midway topping the chart on its debut albeit with one of the lowest takes for a top film, last weeks number 1, Terminator: Dark Fate, fell to number 5 on its second weekend.
Directed by Roland Emmerich the World Way II drama hits the top of the US box office with a very low for America $6.4 Million.
The film has performed better than expected for the studio and with little in the way of positive reviews once the late November and December big hitters are released the film will disappear quickly.
Not performing as expected the sequel to 1980's The Shining enters the US box office with $5.2 Million.
With Halloween well out of the way and a busy period coming this will make its way onto home video quite quickly and unfortunately will slip out of the box office.
A lot of publicity has hit this Christmas hit and the new film from director Paul Feig lands at number 3 this weekend with a gross of $4 Million.
The movie is being heavily publicised for its use of music from Wham! and the late George Micheal, especially the track Last Christmas which the film shares a title, this could see a boost more towards Christmas itself but it may as easily burn out quickly.
Starring John Cena a former WWE star the makers of this film must be looking for the kind of success that Dwayne Johnson has had but the film lands at number 4 this week with $3.5 Million.
There is no denying that the new Terminator movie, which had large expectations, simply hasn't re-ignited the once mighty franchise despite bringing back Linda Hamilton.
The film falls this week to number 5 with a weekend gross of $2.8 Million with a total gross in America now $40.4 Million.
The movie is falling fast and it will be lucky if it gets to $100 Million at the US market.
The DC Villain movie falls out of the top 5 this weekend but its the highest total grossing movie on the US top 10 with an amazing $306.8 Million after 6 weeks of release.
11th November 2019
Terminator: Dark Fate manages to stay at the top of the global box office this weekend despite a very strong challenge from new film Midway which made its debut at number 2.
The box office figures for the latest Terminator movie have not been anywhere near what the film makers would have wanted, but the movie does manage a second weekend at the top of the global box office with $40.7 Million from 54 countries.
This pushes the films total global gross to $199.3 Million, and with the film loosing audiences around the world this will end up as the lowest grossing sequel of the Terminator series, and maybe mark the end.
Making its box office debut at number 2 is the Roland Emmerich directed World War II drama which narrowly misses out on the top spot with $39 Million from 21 countries.
The film has mixed reviews across the board and a short stay seems like especially as we his a very busy December with some big movie releases.
The DC Villain movie which has far passed all expectation is getting close to the magical $1 Billion mark at the global box office.
This weekend it is at number 3 and takes $29.5 Million from a still massively wide 80 countries which puts its total global gross at $984.6 Million, it will bet to $1 Billion by next weekend.
Disney's autumn sequel movie moves down to 4 with a slim drop and takes $27.9 Million for the weekend pushing its total gross to $430.3 Million.
The sequel to The Shining has not done as well as expected and this week falls to 5 with $27.1 Million from 69 countries pushing the total global gross to $34.1 Million.
15th October 2019
Doctor Sleep is given a 15 age rating by the BBFC in the UK.
The long awaited sequel to the Shining, Doctor Sleep is again based on a novel by Stephen King.
Directed by Mike Flanagan who also directed Ouija: Origin of Evil in 2016 he has a lot to live up to as the The Shining was directed by Stanley Kubrick and is considered a classic of its time.
Stephen King himself has given his praise of the film, something he never did for The Shining, so things are off to a good start.
Starring Ewan McGregor and Rebecca Ferguson the film has been given a 15 certificate for strong bloody violence, gore, horror, threat, language and it has a runtime of 151 minutes (2 hours and 31 minutes_, the film was passed uncut.
The movie is released on 31st October 2019.
14th June 2019
Doctor Sleep is a follow up to Stephen Kings The Shining and this year director Mike Flanagan takes us on that journey, and today we get the first trailer.
The film is based on the 2013 novel of the same name, and although not a direct sequel the trailer shows us that is will use Stanley Kubrick's Overlook Hotel from The Shining for many scenes.
The film stars Ewan McGregor as Danny Torrance, who is now grown up, as he battles alcoholism but cant escape the events from his life or gift.
Set for release in November check out the trailer below.