23rd October 2019
Todd Phillips movie Joker stays at the top of the Uk box office for another weekend despite challengers from 3 new comers to the chart inside the top 5 with Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil by far the top grossing of the new movies.
The Joaquin Phoenix starring film about the Batman villain makes it a third week in a row at the top of the UK box offie with a take of a fantastic £5.5 Million.
This pushes the film total gross to £40.3 Million, far greater than expectation and its the 5th top grossing movie of 2019, it will overtake Captain Marvel by next weekend.
The sequel movie from Disney starring Angelina Jolie makes its UK debut at number 3 with a fairly respectable weekend gross of £3.3 Million.
Compared to the original movie this is roughly half that films debut gross, but the UK bucks the trend of much of the world where the film seems to have bombed.
The film has got fairly bad reviews from critics which wont have helped, but the paying audiences have been more in favour, so in the coming weeks word of mouth might help.
The new film from Aardman Animation come in at number 3 this week with a gross of £1.3 Million.
Again this is a sequel movie which has not done at well as the previous movie, Shaun The Sheep Movie, and come in a little better than half as the film took just over £2 Million on its debut.
Another sequel comes in at number 4, this time is a followup 10 years in the making as the new Zombieland film comes in with a debut gross of £1.2 Million.
The audience for zombie movies has clearly not changes as the original movie came in with an almost identical debut gross.
Dreamworks animates tale falls to number 5 this week with a gross of a shade under £1 Million which puts the films total after 2 weeks at £3.2 Million.
Pixars animated sequel does the double this week as its the top total grossing movie with £66 Million and the longest total run at 18 weeks, its at number 15 this week so it could be the movies last weekend on the box office.
16th October 2019
The Joker holds onto the top spot in quite spectacular style leaving Abominable comes in at 2 and quite disappointingly Will Smith's new film Gemini Man has to settle for a debut at 3.
Todd Phillips film about the psychotic Batman villain holds onto the box office charts this week in style only dropping 22% from last week for a $9.8 Million weekend gross.
This puts the Joaquin Phoenix starring movie at £30 Million after 2 weeks of release, the movie is already the 7th top grossing movie of the year.
Dreamworks new animated tale is the top new film of the week and makes its debut at number 2.
The debut gross of the film is £2.1 Million, in comparison their last film, How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, from earlier this year made its debut with £5.3 Million.
The new Will Smith movie directed by Ang Lee disappoints this week and makes its debut at number 3.
After a lot of hype promoting the action and the special effects the debut gross should have been a lot better, but the film makes its debut with £1.7 Million.
Smiths last film to hit the chart was Disney's Aladdin so its an unfair comparison but that film debuted to £7 Million in May of this year.
Despite a lot of critical praise the Renée Zellweger starring true life drama falls to 4 this week with a weekend gross of £1.1 Million.
This takes the films total gross after 2 weeks of release to £4.7 Million.
The ITV drama on its feature film debut falls to 5 this week with £949 Thousand for a £24.4 Million after 5 weeks of release.
Disneys animated remake is still the top total grossing movie on the box office with a gross that is now £75.5 Million after 13 weeks of release.
It looks like the other Disney animation is simply not going to leave the box office charts as it racks up a 17th weekend, the films gross is now £65.9 Million.
15th October 2019
The Joker keeps its lead on the US box office this week with smaller than expected drop over last weekend while animated movie The Addams Family and Will Smith in Gemini Man are the highest new films.
Todd Phillips much praised movie stays at the top of the US box office for a second weekend with a gross of $55 Million.
This pushes the movies total gross to a very respectable $192.7 Million after 2 weeks of release.
Highest new film of the weekend is the new take on the ever popular 60's television series that also had a couple of live action movies in the early 90's.
The spooky, kookie family landed at number 2 with a weekend take of $30.2 Million on its debit.
Directed by Ang Lee this new action films stars Will Smith in a dual role as an older and younger self, the film didn't sit well with critics which could be why it lands at 3 this week with $20.5 Million.
The animated tale from Dreamworks falls to 4 this week with $6.1 Million for a $47.9 Million after 3 weeks of release.
The British movie about a big house falls to 5 this week with $4.9 Million which takes its total gross to $82.6 Million after 4 weeks.
The $100 Million American milestone might be a bit out of reach for the film now.
Disneys animated remake remains on the box office for another week, the film is now 13 weeks in and has taken $542.2 Million.
8th October 2019
The Todd Phillips directed Joker hits the top of the US box office ahead of expectation and breaks the American October debut record while Abominable falls to number 2.
Starring Joaquin Phoenix as the title character the DC villain movie has had its fair share of controversy, but good reviews, especially the performance of Phoenix has helped it to a $96.2 Million debut weekend.
This beats the record for the top October opening, held by last years superhero villain movie Venom, which took $80.3 Million this weekend last year.
This is a very different film and with Oscar potential for lead actor this could have a good run.
The animated movie from Dreamworks falls from the top to number 2 this weekend with a gross of $11.2 Million.
This takes the well received films total gross after 2 weeks to $37.7 Million.
The British made film about the famous stately home falls to 3 this week with a weekend take of $7.9 Million.
This takes the films total US gross to a very respectable $73.6 Million after 3 weeks of release.
Director Lorene Scafaria take on strippers who take revenge falls to number 4 this week with $6.4 Million.
The film has now taken a excellent $91.4 Million after 4 weeks of release and should hit the $100 Million mark by next weekend.
Andy Muschietti horror sequel has done better than initially though on release and this week slips to number 5 with $5.3 Million which pushes the films total to $202.1 Million after 4 weeks of release.
Disney's remake is the film with the longest run on the this weeks US box office as it spends its 12 week inside the top 15 with a total gross of $541.2 Million.
7th October 2019
Joker makes its global debut at the top of the box office with little in the way of competition while there are a trio of Chinese films which make their way into the top 5 as they expand to more countries.
With good word of mouth the Joaquin Phoenix starring movie has smashed the global box office on its debut weekend with a gross of $234 Million from 74 countries.
This is higher than expected and the good word of mouth for the movie should allow it to be one of the biggest October hits, and certainly one of the biggest DC films.
The Chinese film which is a collection of 7 shot stories from different directors is available in 8 territories and it enters the global box office at number 2 with a weekend gross of $100.6 Million.
The film has been on release since 1st October (last Tuesday) and its total global gross is already $286.9 Million.
This real life drama of an airline captain who saved a plane destined for disaster lands at number 3 this week with a weekend gross of $100.4 Million from 6 countries.
The film was released at the start of the week and has a total global gross of $250.4 Million.
Dreamworks animated film has done well but is now falling fast and this week is at number 4 with a weekend gross of $36.6 Million from $46 countries.
This puts the film total gross at $76.3 Million after 2 weeks of release.
Another true life Chinese drama hits the box office at number 5 this week with a weekend gross of $30 Million from 3 countries.
Including previews this puts the films total global gross at $106.6 Million.