25th November 2021
On the UK box office this weekend Ghostbusters: Afterlife makes its debut at the top after a much delayed release, meanwhile King Richard starring Will Smith is a new entry at number 5.
Lower down the box office we have Petite Maman new at number 12 with £97,321 and Exodus new at 14 with £95,042 .
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UK box office top 5 breakdown weekend 19th - 21st November 2021
Coming 22 years after Ghostbusters II director Ivan Rietman, the son of original director Ivan Rietman, brings a sequel to the movies which started he much loved franchise.
The movie makes its debut with a gross of £4.3 Million which is almost identical to the 2016 Paul Feig female led reboot.
Although the movie was delayed a couple of times due to the pandemic its been released with quite a bit of hype, although critical reviews have been very mixed it seems to have been well received by audiences.
The Marvel movie from director Chloe Zhao drop to number 2 this weekend after a couple of weeks at the top with a gross of £1.2 Million, a 58% drop over last weekend.
The movie has now taken a very reasonable £12.8 Million in the UK and is the 10th top movie of 2021 so far.
Bonds 25th cinematic outing continues to do well and this week falls to 3 with a weekend gross of £940,075, a 40% drop and the first weekend it has failed to gross over £1 Million.
The total gross of the movie now sits at £94.4 Million, it is by far the top movie of 2021 and will remain there for the rest of the year.
It has now overtaken Avatar on the list of all-time UK movie and by next weekend will overtake Spectre to movie into the top 3 top movies.
The classic sci-fi adaptation from director Denis Villeneuve fall to 4 this weekend with £634,843, a 46% drop over last weekend, giving the movie a total UK gross of £20.1 Million and its the 4th top movie of 2021.
Will Smith stars as the father of tennis superstars Serena and Venus Wiliams in the bio-pic of their rise to fame which lands at number 5 this weekend with £570,316.
25th November 2021
Ghostbusters: Afterlife brings the flagging series back to life as the new sequel hits the top og the US box office on its opening weekend.
Also new and hitting the top 5 this weekend is the Will Smith movie King Richard which makes its debut at number 4.
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US box office top 5 breakdown weekend 19th - 21st November 2021
Directed original series director Ivan Reitmams son Jason, this reboot and sequel to the original Ghostbusters has had fans eagerly awaiting and this week makes its debut at the top.
The movie takes a very respectable $44 Million on its debut weekend.
The latest Marvel movie falls to number 2 this weekend after a 2 week spell at the top with $10.8 Million, a 60% drop over last weekend.
This gives the movie a total of $135.8 over 3 weeks of release and a number 7 place of the top movie of 2021.
The live action movie based on the beloved animated series falls to number 3 this weekend with $8.1 Million, 1 51% drop over last weekend, giving the movie a 2 week total of $33.5 Million.
Will Smith brings his latest movie to the big screen playing the father of tenis aces Serena and Venus Wiliams.
The movie enters the box office at number 4 with a debut gross of $5.7 Million.
Director Denis Villeneuve's adaptation of the sci-fi classic falls to number 5 this weekend with $3 Million, a 45% drop, giving the movie a gross of $98 Million over 5 weeks of release.
the movie should go over the $100 Million mark by next weekend and climb into the top 10 movies of 2021.