9th June 2021
At the box office this weekend the summer kicked off properly with the sequel movie A Quiet Place Part II which makes its debut a the top of the UK box office.
Last weeks top movie The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It drops down to number 4 while Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway and Cruella continue to do well.
Also new this weekend is Dream Horse at number 5 while further down the chart is Felix and the Hidden Treasure at number 11 with £43,011 on its debut.
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Uk box office top 5 breakdown 4th - 6th June 2021
Directed by John Krasinski and starring his real life wife Emily Blunt this is the sequel to 2018's A Quiet Place and lands at the top of the UK box office on its debit.
The movie took £3.5 Million which is good considering that cinemas are still on limited capacity and the public are only just getting used to going back to the cinema after such a long time away.
Interestingly the first movie took only £2.6 Million on its debut and has to content with a debut at number 2, so in the face of the pandemic the sequel has done better!
This sequel movie was always going to do well at the box office, it was just the feel good film the country needed after the year or lockdown and star James Cordon is a massive pull in the UK.
The movie takes £2 Million this weekend which is almost identical to its weekend gross from last weekend and the film stays firm at number 2.
After 3 weeks of release the movie has taken £12.6 Million and is the top movie of 2021 so far.
Disney's villain origin movie which has had some good reviews stays put at number 3 this weekend with £1.28 Million, a slim 12% drop from last weekend.
The movie has been on the box office now for 2 weekends and has a total UK gross of £4.5 Million.
Falling hard from the top spot in the horror movie from The Conjuring Universe which takes £1.03 Million this weekend, a 62% drop giving it a total of £5.3 Million after 2 weekends.
Making its debut at number 5 this week is the new movie from director Euros Lyn which stars Toni Collette and takes £209,389 on its debut.
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.
25th May 2021
The much delayed Fast & Furios 9 made its debut in China this weekend and not only topped the box office there but was the biggest film of the weekend globally.
Also making a very strong first weekend on the box office is Love Will Tear Us Apart which makes its debut at number 2 this week.
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Global box office top 5 breakdown 21st - 23rd May 2021
As with most movies at the moment this is over a year late coming to cinemas, but as expected the latest episode in the Fast series makes a fantastic debut.
The movie takes a very impressive $162.3 Million over its debut weekend from just 8 countries.
Also making its debut on the global box office is Chinese director Mo Sha's latest movie which takes $14.8 Million over the weekend from just 1 country.
The movie got a mid week release and has taken $30.3 Million since its debut.
As cinemas start to open the sequel movie to Peter Rabbit has gone into more and countries and hence has been around for 9 weeks.
This week the movie is at 3 with $8.4 Million from 11 countries, a 70% increase from last weekend, and it has taken a global total of $30.2 Million.
The horror franchise movie has been on the global box office for 2 weeks now and falls to 4 with $7.2 Million from 22 countries, down 40% from last weekend.
To date the movie has taken $22.5 Million globally.
Falling to number 2 this week is Guy Ritchies latest movie which takes $6.3 Million this weekend from 30 countries, 60% down, for a $65.7 Million total from 5 weeks.
25th May 2021
This week cinemas in the UK came back to life and started showing movies again, and in a week where it feels like things have been re-set and every one of the top 15 films in basically a new entry Peter Rabbit 2 leads the way.
As a testement to how much cinema has been missed by the british public over the last 5 months this weeks box office is the highest since March of 2020 when cinemas started to close and despite the fact that a number of the movies on the chart are on streaming platforms they still managed to bring in decent numbers.
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UK box office top 5 breakdown 21st - 23rd May 2021
The start of the UK re-opening has the sequel movie to Peter Rabbit hit the top with a gross that gives it over 50% of the box office total takings.
A weekend gross of £4.6 Million has the movie very comfortably at the top, and considering the current situation with the pandemic its an opening which is only about £2.5 Million below the 2018 first movie.
The Oscar winning film from director Chloé Zhao is at number 2 this weekend with a gross of £874,785, which is very good considering its been available on streaming for some time.
Another movie which is available on streaming is the monster bash up which is at 3 this week with a weekend gross of £783,879.
The new movie from the Saw series is at number 4 this weekend, it stars Chris Rock in the lead role with Samuel L. Jackson along for support and it takes £779,107 on its debut.
Finally on this all new UK box office chart is a new horror film from director Evan Spiliotopoulos which stars Jeffrey Dean Morgan from The Walking Dead and opens its box office run with £405,391 .
21st May 2021
Cinemas are back open in the UK after nearly 5 months of being closed and there are a whole host of new releases this week to mark the occasion.
Most of these new movies came out on Monday, and many of them have been delayed from last year, and some of them are already available on streaming so there is a nice mixed bag.
Here is a rundown of this weeks new movies in the UK.
Check back on Monday to see what new movies made it onto the Weekend Box Office Chart.