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Spell 2020 No one younger than 15 may see a 15 film in a cinema.

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Spell
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 91 minutes (1 hrs 31 mins)
Australia release date Australia release: 30th October 2020
UK release date UK release: 30th October 2020
 BBFC Age Rating:  15 age rating
US release date US release: 30th October 2020
MPAA Age Rating: R
US total gross
  $484.7 Thousand
Global total gross
  $484.7 Thousand
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After 4 weeks there is a change at the top of the US box office as the new Scream

movie makes its debut at the top knocking Spider-Man: No Way Home down to number 2.

Also new this week is Belle: The Dragon and the Freckled Princess which enters the box office at number 6 with a $1.6 Million debut weekend.

US box office QuickView

  • Number 1 - Scream (1st weekend)
  • Highest debut - Scream (@1)
  • Longest run - Ghostbusters: Afterlife (9 weeks)
  • Highest total gross - Spider-Man: No Way Home ($698 Million)

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

Scream

Back for a 5th movie in the series, and this time once again just called Scream the long running franchise re-unites all the primary cast from the 1996 original.

The movie makes its debut at the top of the US box office with a gross of $30.6 Million making it the second highest grossing movie of 2022.

Spider Man: No Way Home

Falling to number 2 this weekend after a 4 week spell at the top is the Marvel/Sony MCU movie which takes $20.8 Million this weekend, a 37% drop over last week.

This gives the movie a total US gross of $698.7 Million, it is the top movie so far in 2022 with $88.8 Million and is also the 6th top grossing movie of all time in North America.

Sing 2

The animated sequel falls to number 3 this weekend after three weeks at number 2 with a weekend gross of $8.2 Million, a 31% drop over last weekend.

The Garth Jennings directed movie has now taken $119.3 Million in North America and with $29.6 Million in 2022 is the 3rd top movie of the year.

The 355

The action movie starring Diane Kruger and Penelope Cruz falls to number 4 this week with $2.3 Million, a hefty 51% drop over its debut last weekend, giving the movie a $8.4 Million total and the 5th top movie of 2022.

The King's Man

Four weeks on and the prequel movie falls to number 5 with $2.3 Million, a 39% drop, pushing its gross to $28.6 Million and the 4th top movie of 2022 with $9.1 Million.

After a long delay hitting North American cinemas Steven Spielberg's remake of the classic West Side Story its the top of the box office on its debut weekend.

With such a strong new release there was little other new movies hitting the top 10 this weekend, National Champions from director Ric Roman Waugh made its debut at 13 with a weekend gross of $300,000.

US box office QuickView

  • Number 1 - West Side Story (1st weekend)
  • Highest debut - West Side Story (@1)
  • Longest run - Venom: Let There Be Carnage (11 weeks)
  • Highest total gross - Venom: Let There Be Carnage ($212 Million)

North American box office top 5 breakdown 10th - 12th December 2021

West Side Story

Maverick director Steven Spielberg brings his remake of the 1957 stage classic to the big screen, his first movie since Ready Player One in 2018.

The movie was originally turned into a big screen extravaganza in 1961 when director Robert Wise brought to the screen what is probably the most famous version of the classic Romeo & Juliette inspired story.

Spielberg's version makes its debut with a weekend gross of $10.5 Million.

Encanto

The Disney animated movie falls to number 2 this weekend after a 2 weekend spell at the top with a gross of $9.4 Million, a very small 25% drop over last weekend.

This gives the movie a total gross after 3 weeks of $71.3 Million.

Ghostbuster: Afterlife

The Ghostbusters sequel sits on the top 5 for a 4th weekend, this week slipping to number 3 with a gross of $7.1 Million, a slim 31% drop over last weekend.

The movie has taken a fairly respectable $112 Million over its 4 weeks on release and is the 10th top grossing movie of 2021.

House of Gucci

Director Ridley Scott's true life family drama falls to number 4 this weekend with $4.06 Million, a 40% drop over last weekened, giving the movie a total US gross of $41 Million after 3 weeks of release.

Eternals

Hanging on to a top 5 placing for another weekend, the Chle Zhao directed movie from the Marvel Universe takes $3.1 Million on its 6th weekend of release, a 21% drop, for a total US gross of $161.2 Million, it is the 5th top movie of 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.

US box office QuickView

  • Number 1 - Ghostbusters: Afterlife (1st weekend)
  • Highest debut - Ghostbusters: Afterlife (@1)
  • Longest run - Venom: Let There Be Carnage (8 weeks)
  • Highest total gross - Venom: Let There Be Carnage ($206 Million)

US box office top 5 breakdown weekend 19th - 21st November 2021

Ghostbusters: Afterlife

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.

Eternals

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.

Clifford the Big Red Dog

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.

King Richard

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.

Dune

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.

This week was the first sign of things may be starting to get back to normal service on the cinema industry and Tom & Jerry: The Movie has the second biggest opening weekend since the spread of the pandemic forced the closure of cinemas a year ago.

There is little else going on this week but the coming months are starting to look better, New York cinemas have started to re-open with limited capacity and on the other side of America California will start to re-open cinema doors soon.

Of not this week is the small amount most films have dropped from last weekend, a sure sign that cinemas are starting to open up, and that people are starting to attend.

US box office Quickview

  • Number 1 - Tom & Jerry: The Movie (1st week)
  • Highest debut - Tom & Jerry: The Movie (@1)
  • Longest run - The War With Grandpa (21 weeks)
  • Highest total gross - The Croods: A New Age ($52,430,045)

Here is the US box office top 5 breakdown 26th - 28th February 2021

Tom & Jerry: The Movie

Warner Bros. have by far been the studio leading to way during the last year as far as releases is concerned, Tenet and Wonder Woman 1984 didn't pay off as much as they had hoped but this live action version of the classic cartoon seems to have hit the spot.

Directed by Tim Story and starring Chlo Grace Moretz alongside animated versions of the famous cat and mouse the movie takes an incredible $14.11 Million on its opening weekend.

The movie is also available on HBO Max, but if it follows in the steps of fellow kid pic The Croods: A New Age it could be around a while.

The Croods: A New Age

Falling from its second spell at the top of the US box office the animated sequel takes $1.25 Million this weekend, down just 27% from last week.

This gives the movie a total gross of $52.43 Million after 14 weeks of release.

The Little Things

Falling to number 3 this week is the John Lee Hancock directed movie which takes $930,000 over the weekend, a drop of just 23%, the movie has taken a very good $12.91 Million over 5 weeks of release.

Wonder Woman 1984

Director Patty Jenkins sequel remains at 4 and takes $705,000 this weekend, down 12% from last week giving the movie a $43.61 Million total gross after 10 weeks.

The Marksman

Liam Neeson stays put at number 5 this weekend with $701,002, down just 10%, giving the movie a $12.34 Million total from 7 weeks of release.

The Halloween season hit the box office this weekend and horror movie Come Play makes its debut at the top of the US box office to celebrate.

The only other new release to hit this week box office is right down at number 10 where the movie Spell directed by Mark Tonderai makes its debut.

Here is the US box office Quickview.

  • Number 1 - Come Play (1st week)
  • Highest debut - Come Play (@1)
  • Longest run - The New Mutants (10 weeks) (Not including re-releases)
  • Highest total gross - Tenet ($53,800,000) (Not including re-releases)

Here is a breakdown of the top 5 US box office movies 30th October - 1st November 2020.

Come Play

The top movie over the Halloween period is this horror movie directed by Jacob Chase which on its debut weekend take $3.15 Million.

The new Kevin Coster movie Let Him Go

is getting a release on Friday and getting some hype so it could be a short spell at the top.

Honest Thief

Liam Neeson falls to numer 2 this weekend after a couple of weeks at the top with a weekend gross of $1.35 Million, a 43% drop from last weekend.

The movie has done well at the box office and after 3 weeks of release has taken $9.5 Million.

The War With Grandpa

The Tim Hill directed movie falls one more place to number 3 this weekend with $1.08 Million, 43% down from last weekend.

The movie has a new total gross of $11.2 Million after weeks of release.

Tenet

Falling to number 4 this weekend is the John David Washington starring movie which takes $885,000, only a drop of 32%.

The movie has now been on release for 9 weeks and has taken $53.8 Million.

The Empty Man

A new release last weekend the David Prior directed movie falls to number 5 this weekend with $561, a 57% drop from last weekend.

This takes the movie to $2.26 Million after 2 weeks of release.

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