20th August 2021
This weekend starting Friday 20th August 2021, there are 7 new films released in the UK and where available looking to hit the UK box office chart, but can they challenge last weekends top movie, Free Guy, for the number 1 spot?
Here are this weeks new releases
Check back on Monday to see what new movies made it onto the Weekend Box Office Chart.
8th June 2021
This weekend across the globe the horror movie The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It climbs to the top of the box office as it opens in more countries including the USA.
This means A Quiet Place Part II fall to number 2 and with no other big new releases the rest of the top 5 does a little shuffle around.
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Global box office breakdown 4th - 6th June 2021.
The third movie in The Conjuring series increases its country count to 45 this weekend and jumps up the box office from 10 to number 1.
The horror movie takes a very decent $26.7 Million, an increase of 85% from last weekend, on its second weekend giving it a global gross of $57.1 Million.
Falling to number 2 on its second weekend of release is the John Krasinski directed sequel movie which takes $19.2 Million, a hard drop of 17% from last weekend.
The movie which is released in 17 countries has now taken $138.6 Million globally.
Disney's villain origin movie falls to number 3 this weekend after taking $18.6 Million from 37 countries, a 50% drop over last weekend, giving the movie $138.6 Million in total after 2 weeks.
The Fast series 9th movie has only been released in 8 countries so far with China being its biggest to date and this weekend falls to number 4 with $13.3 Million, down 57% over last weekend.
The Justin Lin directed film has been on the chart now for 3 weeks and has taken $255.9 Million globally.
The animated movie is still on the chart 18 weeks later and this weekend takes $7.7 Million from 8 countries, a 54% drop over last weekend, giving the movie a total gross of $67.7 Million globally.
7th June 2021
The US cinema going public is enjoying its horror movies at the start of the summer season as The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It its the top spot on its debut weekend replacing A Quiet Place Part II.
Last weeks horror movie falls to number 2 this weekend and elsewhere on the top 5 is a new entry for animated movie Spirit Untamed which is at 4.
Also worth a note this week is the first movie to get over $100 Million since the pandemic started will happen by next weekend, and although Godzilla Vs. Kong has come very close it will be A Quiet Place Part II which will go part the milestone first.
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US box office top 5 breakdown weekend 4th - 6th June 2021
The latest movie in the now long running Conjuring Universe hits the top of the US box office on its debut weekend with a gross of $6.2 Million.
As you would expect this is lower than the previous film in the main Conjuring series for which this is the third movie, those two both came in on their debut's with $40 Million.
The John Krasinski directed sequel movie falls to number 2 after showing a strong debut weekend which came in almost identical the 2018 original movie.
On its second weekend this movie takes $19.5 Million which is 60% down from last weekend, but similar to the original, and this gives the movie a fantastic $88.6 Million total.
Disney's 101 Dalmatians villain origins movie falls to number 3 this weekend with $11.2 Million, a 47% drop and not bad considering you watch it at home with a Disney+ subscription and an extra $30.
The movie has taken $43.6 Million over its 2 weekend release.
New at number 4 is the animated movie which is a sequel to the almost forgotten 2002 movie Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron.
This movie takes a fairly reasonable $6.2 Million on its debut, reasonable because its has little publicity and the country is still keeping cinemas at limited capacity.
Disney's animated tale spends another week inside the top 5, at number 5 with $1.3 Million, a 35% drop from last weekend.
The movie has now taken $53.5 Million, and even more amazing this weekend is that its now available on Disney+ without paying the extra $30 for the privilege!
2nd June 2021
This weekend The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It makes it debit at the top of the UK box office and knocks Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway into second place after a week at the top.
Also new this week as the US public get used to going to the cinema again is Cruella at number 3 and the Japanese animated global smash Demon Slayer The Movie: Mugen Train at number 4.
Outside the top 10 movies there is a new release for First Cow which is directed by Kelly Reichardt and enters the box office at 13 with £21,862.
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UK top 5 breakdown weekend 28th - 30th May 2021.
Debut weekend for the new movie from the Conjuring Universe and the third film in the original series of movies.
The film takes a fairly impressive £2.7 Million over its debut weekend, altohugh this was boosted by preview showings which accounted for over £800,000 of business.
Falling to number 2 on its second weekend of release is the sequel movie directed by Will Gluck about the rabbit made famous by Beatrix Potter.
The movie takes £2.04 Million on its second weekend of release, a large 56% drop from last weekend, which gives the movie a £7.48 Million total.
Disney release their latest live action movie as a origin tale for Cruella De'Vil which enters the box office at number 3 despite also being available the Disney streaming service, altohugh with extra cash for the pleasure.
The movie which stars Emma Stone and Emma Thompson took £1.4 Million on its debut weekend.
The animated movie from director Haruo Sotozaki has been a mega smash across the world over the last year and has to date taken nearly $500 Million (£352 Million) since its release last October in Japan.
Its debut on the UK box office has it enter at 4 with a weekend gross of £693,081.
Falling to number 4 this weekend is the monster smash up movie which has been a mega hit globally but as its been available on streaming in the UK for a while its UK gross has been low.
This weekend the movie take £254,172, a 68% drop from last weekend, for a total of £1.7 Million on its second weekend of release.
1st June 2021
This weekend the US box office showed the first definite signs of recovery as the sequel movie A Quiet Place Part II opens to the biggest weekend of the pandemic.
Also opening big this weekend is Cruella which makes its debut in the runner up spot and worth of a mention is Raya and the Last Dragon which despite being 14 weeks old increases its weekend gross and goes over the $50 Million mark.
US box office top 5 breakdown 28th - 30th May 2021
Sequel to the 2018 movie A Quiet Place director John Krasinski takes us on another journey in the post apoplectic where a slightest sound can cost you your life.
The movie takes an amazing $48.3 Million on its debut weekend which is only 5% lower that the fist movie, and as cinemas are still not 100% open across the country you can see why the studio wanted to delay the movie.
Excellent word of mouth will take this movie through the summer and it has already become not only the summer blockbuster to see this year but a horror classic.
Disney release the Cruella De'vil origin movie on Disney+ premium as well as at theatres wich may have damaged its box office potential slightly.
Still the Emma Stone starring movie wakes a excellent $21.3 Million on its debut and enters the box office at number 2.
Spending 2 weeks at the top of the US box office the Saw sequel movie falls to number 3 this weekend.
A $2.2 Million gross is a 50% drop from last weekend and puts the movies total gross at $19.7 Million after 3 weeks of release.
The Jason Statham starring action movie falls to number 4 this weekend with $2.1 Million, a 28% drop, for a total gross of $22.1 Million after 4 weeks of release.
Spending yet another weekend in the top 5 the Disney animated tale is still taking nearly $2 Million a week at the box office, this is a 17% increase from last weekend.
The movie has now passed the $50 Million mark with a total gross of $50.8 Million after 14 weeks of release.