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Paul 2011 No one younger than 15 may see a 15 film in a cinema.

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Paul
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UK release date UK release: 18th February 2011
 BBFC Age Rating:  15 age rating
US total gross
  $37.4 Million
Global total gross
  $98 Million
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Spider-Man: No Way Home remains at the top of the UK box office despite a decent challenge from newcomer Scream which is the top new entry at number 2.

UK box office QuickView

  • Number 1 - Spider-Man: No Way Home (5th weekend)
  • Highest debut - Scream (@2)
  • Longest run - Ghostbusters: Afterlife (9 weeks)
  • Highest total gross - Spider-Man: No Way Home (£84.1 Million)

UK weekend box office top 5 breakdown 14th - 16th January 2022

Spider Man: No Way Home

Holding onto the top spot for a 5th weekend is the Marvel/Sony movie from the MCU which takes £3.2 Million over the weekend, a low 28% drop over last weekend.

This gives the movie a 5 week total of £84.1 Million making it the 7th top movie in the UK as well as it being the top movie so far in 2022 with £14.2 Million taken this year.

Scream

Highest new entry this weekend is the 5th movie in the long running Scream series which makes its debut at number 2.

The movies debut gross is £2.4 Million, which is higher than the debut gross of the previous movie in the series Scream 4 from 2011, although that movie did make its debut at number 1 in mid April.

The King's Man

Falling to number 3 on its 3rd weekend is the prequel movie from director Matthew Vaughn which takes £627,445, a 31% drop over last weekend.

This gives the movie a total gross of £6.4 Million and it is also the second top movie of 2022 with £2.9 Million taken this year.

Clifford the Big Red Dog

Remaining at number 4 this week is the live action version of the big red dog animated series which takes £525,107 over the weekend, a low 16% drop.

The movie has now taken £7.9 Million over its 6 weeks of release and with £1.9 Million taken in 2022 it is the 4th top movie of the year.

Licorice Pizza

Paul Thomas Anderson's coming of age drama drops to number 5 this weekend with £393,988, a large 55% drop over last weekend, this gives the movie a total gross of £1.5 Million after 2 weeks, it is also the 6th top movie of 2022.

Spider-Man: No Way Home spends a fourth weekend at the top of the UK box office while there is nothings in the way of major new releases to try challenge it, although that could change next weekend!

Highest new movie of the weekend is Licorice Pizza which makes its debut at number 3 while further down the box office is The 355 which is new at 7 with £366,546.

Finally the critically acclaimed Boiling Point is new at number 11 with £79,117 from just 53 cinemas in the UK.

UK box office QuickView

  • Number 1 - Spider-Man: No Way Home (4th weekend)
  • Highest debut - Licorice Pizza (@3)
  • Longest run - No Time To Die (14 weeks)
  • Highest total gross - No Time To Die (£96.5 Million)

UK box office top 5 breakdown weekend 7th - 9th January 2022

Spider Man: No Way Home

The Marvel/Sony movie spends a fourth weekend at the top of the UK box office, the longest run since Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings in September 2021, although No Time To Die did spend 4 non-consecutive weeks at the top on October of 2021.

The movie took this weekend £4.4 Million which is a very slim 26% drop over last weekend which gives the movie a UK total of £79.3 Million after 4 weeks.

The movie is naturally the top film so far in 2022, and on its current pace it could beat No Time To Die as the top movie released in 2021 which has taken £96.5 Million so far.

The King's Man

A second weekend at number 2 for the prequel movie from director Matthew Vaughn which this weekend takes £905,092, a large 74% drop over last weekend altohugh that did include nearly a week of previews.

The movie has now taken a fairly reasonable £5.3 Million over its 2/3 weeks of release.

Licorice Pizza

Director Paul Thomas Anderson's coming of age movie set in the 1970's got a pre-release on new years day and has taken to date £879,373.

The movie has had great reviews which might keep its momentum going for a few weeks as it becomes a fan favourite.

Clifford the Big Red Dog

The kids animated series transitioned to a live action big screen movie had a decent Christmas holiday and this weekend only falls to number 4 with £623,074, a small 20% drop over last weekend, giving the movie a £7.3 Million total after 5 weeks.

The Matrix Resurrections

The fourth The Matrix movie has had a tough time at the box office but in the UK the movie only falls to number 5 this weekend with £513,474, a 32% drop over last weekend, which gives the Keanu Reeves starring movie a total UK gross of £6.4 Million over 3 weeks.

Last weekend saw Spider-Man: No Way Home at the top of the UK box office, with 4 new releases can any of them do enough to top the box office chart this weekend?

Here are this weeks new releases

  • Licorice Pizza
  • Malibu Road
  • The Humans
  • The Electrical Life of Louis Wain

Licorice Pizza

  • The movie is directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, it is the directors 9th movie.
  • Paul Thomas Anderson also directed Punch Drunk Love in 2003 which grossed £322.9K in the UK.
  • It stars Alana Haim who is making a feature film debut.
  • The film also stars Cooper Hoffman who is making a feature film debut.
  • Box Office Prediction: 5

Malibu Road

  • The movie is from director Montgomery Markland
  • This movie is a directorial debut.
  • It stars Jessica Jade Andres who is making a feature film debut.
  • The film also stars Benita Robledo who last appeared in Lets Be Cops (2014).

The Humans

  • The movie is from director Stephen Karam
  • This movie is a directorial debut.
  • It stars Richard Jenkins who also starred in Turbo (2013).
  • The film also stars Jayne Houdyshell who last appeared in Little Women (2019).
  • They also appeared together in Changing Lanes (2002).

The Electrical Life of Louis Wain

  • The movie is directed by Will Sharpe, it is the directors 3rd movie.
  • Will Sharpe also directed The Darkest Universe in 2016 which grossed £2.3K in the UK.
  • It stars Benedict Cumberbatch who also starred in The Fifth Estate (2013).
  • The film also stars Claire Foy who last appeared in Louis Wain (2021).
  • Benedict Cumberbatch and Claire Foy have starred in 2 other movies together.
  • They also appeared together in Wreckers (2011) and Louis Wain (2021).

Check back on Monday to see what new movies made it onto the Weekend Box Office Chart.

Next week there is 1 new movie

Maverick director Paul Thomas Anderson chose a couple of upcoming stars for his latest movie which is a coming of age love story set in 1973 which has been given a 15 age rating.

The movie stars Alana Haim as the 25 year old love interest of Cooper Hoffman with help from Sean Penn and Tom Waits.

The movie is directed by Paul Thomas Anderson who is best known for his fantastic observation of the porn industry in Boogie Nights.

Movie Synopsis

A drama in which a teenager and his 25 year old crush navigate life and first loves whilst growing up in 1973 in the San Fernando Valley.

BBFC certificate breakdown.

  • Title: Licorice Pizza
  • BBFC age rating: 15 Certificate
  • Reason: strong language, sex references
  • Release date: 1st January 2022
  • Runtime: 134m (2 hour 14 minutes)
  • Director: Paul Thomas Anderson
  • Starring: Alana Haim, Cooper Hoffman, Bradley Cooper

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Disney release their new movie Encanto at the US box office this weekend and hit the top of the box office again this year while the much anticipated House of Gucci comes in at number 3 on its debut.

Also making a debut on this weeks top 5 is Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City at number 5 while further down the box office Paul Thomas Anderson's new movie Licorice Pizza makes its debut at 13 with $336,000 and For the Love of Money starring James Caan is new at 15 with $232,000.

US box office QuickView

  • Number 1 - Encanto (1st Weekend)
  • Highest debut - Encanto (@1)
  • Longest run - Venom: Let There Be Carnage (9 weeks)
  • Highest total gross - Venom: Let There Be Carnage ($209.5 Million)

US box office top 5 breakdown weekend 26th - 28th November 2021

Encanto

Disney release their latest animated feature in cinemas only this weekend and the movie makes its debut at the top of the US box office with a weekend gross of $27 Million.

It was the Thanksgiving week in the US so the movie was released on Wednesday before the big day and the movie has actually taken $40.5 Million since release.

Ghostbusters: Afterlife

The Ghostbusters sequel falls to number 2 after a week at the top with a gross of $24.5 Million, a 44% drop on its second weekend.

Despite the not so good reception from the review press audiences has enjoyed the movie and this week its total gross sits at $87.7 Million.

House of Gucci

Director Ridley Scott brings his next movie to the big screen and had acting giants Lady Gaga and Adam Driver among other as he brings the true story of the creation of fashion empire Gucci to the big screen.

The movie takes $14.2 Million over its debut weekend of release but again it was released on the Wednesday of Thanksgiving week and has to date taken $22 Million.

Eternals

Director Chloe Zhao Marvel movie falls to number 4 this weekend with a gross of $7.9 Million, a small 27% drop over last weekend, taking the movies total to $150.6 Million and it is now the 7th top movie if 2021.

Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City

Director Johannes Roberts takes over helming a Resident Evil movie from Paul W.S. Anderson, and after rebooting the franchise and sticking closer the original video game source he brings the movie to the box office at number 5.

The movie takes $5.2 Million on its debut weekend.

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