5th March 2021
With cinemas across the UK still closed due to the ongoing pandemic all new releases at the moment are getting released onto streaming, all this weeks film were once set for a cinema release but then got moved to online platforms.
Here are the highlights of this weeks movies to stream either on Disney+ or Amazon Prime Video.
9th November 2020
This weekend at the US box office Let Him Go hit the top of the US box office on its debut weekend of release pushing last weeks top movie to number 2.
It was a quiet weekend on the box office as cinemas continue to open, then close, then open again in the ever changing circumstances surrounding the coronavirus pandemic.
Inside the top 15 the original Toy Story was also a new release at number 6 and The Dark And The Wicked made its debut at number 11.
Here is the top 15 Quickview
Here is a breakdown of this week top 5 movies at the US box office 6th - 8th November 2020.
Starring Diane Lane and Kevin Costner this powerful drama hits the top of the US box office on its debut weekend with $4.1 Million.
It is the highest weekend gross for a movie since Tenet was released back in August and perhaps shows sign of a recovering box office.
The Jacob Chase made its debut at the top of the box office last weekend but falls to number 2 this weekend with $1.73 Million, down 45% from last weekend.
Post halloween this drop would have been expected but it does push the movies total gross to $5.66 Million after 2 weeks of release.
Still inside the top 3 the Robert De Niro starring movie is at number 3 once again with $1.51 Million which is actually an increase of 16% from last weekend.
After 5 weeks of release the movie has taken a very respectable $13.41 Million at the US box office.
Falling to number 4 this week is the Liam Neeson starring revenge movie which takes $1.12 Million, 18% down from last weekend.
The movie has now taken $11.16 Million after 4 weeks of release.
Christopher Nolan's hit movie falls to number 5 this weekend with $905,000, an increase rom last weekend of 2%.
The movie is the highest grossing film of recent time and has now taken $55.1 Million at the US box office.
6th November 2020
As cinemas in the UK close their doors for a second time in 2020 due to a government enforced lockdown to control the COVID-19 pandemic this weeks new releases are slim and share a same date release with a home digital release. There are 3 new releases looking to take your, last week saw Two By Two: Overboard! spend a second week at the top of the UK box office.
Check back on Monday to see what new movies made it onto the Weekend Box Office Chart.
9th September 2020
The saviour of cinema finally gets a US release and in the process of course tops the box office and with a half decent gross, although Warner Bros. are not giving daily totals for the movie and this total is from the movies initial release and takes in 11 days of release data!
With Tenet easily topping the box office with an 11 day opening weekend! The New Mutants falls to number 2 but still with a half decent second weekend gross while many holdovers fill up the other places on the top 5.
Remember that cinemas in the US are still largely closed, and where there are places open they are strictly under limited capacity allowing for social distancing and many people are still not comfortable sitting in a dark room for 2+ hours with total strangers.
Here is a breakdown of this weeks top 5 movies in the US 4th - 6th September 2020.
Christopher Nolans latest directorial movie has had a troubled time making its way to movie theatres but after a couple of delays it has been released into a troubled marketplace where many cinemas in America are still closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
This hasn't stopped everyone from enjoying the movie billed as the saviour of cinema as the movie makes its debut in the US to a reported weekend gross of $20.2 Million.
The movie is in this for the long stay and will no doubt encourage people to movie theatres in the coming weeks and months, although a move to VOD could be on the cards sooner rather than later.
The latest mutant movie from the X-Men universe falls to number 2 this weekend with a gross of $3.03 Million, better than would have been expected from the critically panned film.
This pushes the movies total gross in the US to $11.7 Million after 2 weeks of release.
Russell Crowes latest movie may not have made the money expected but it has had a good chart run and this week is at number 3 with $1.8 Million.
This takes the films total gross to $11.4 Million after 4 weeks of release.
The movie hit VOD at the same time at its theatrical release and after a top 3 entry last weekend falls to 4 this week with $773.1K pushing its total theatrical gross to $2.3 Million after 2 weeks.
The animated movie is still only on release in Canada and this week climbs to number 5 with $345K taking its 4 week gross to $3.3 Million.
24th August 2020
Unhinged takes the honor as being the first 'wide' release of the pandemic era as the Russell Crowe movie goes to the top of the box office knocking SpongeBob into second place.
Elsewhere on the chart Words On Bathroom Walls is the top new film while Cut Throat City is also new inside the top 5.
Here is the top 5 US movies 21st - 23rd August 2020.
A new entry at number 2 last week thanks to its Canadian release the movie expands into over 1800 American movie theatres this week and with seating capacity limits due to social distancing and with people still wary of going to indoor movie theatres the movie takes $4 Million over the weekend.
The Derrick Borte has now taken $5.05 Million and is now by far the most success film during the pandemic to hit theatres.
A new entry at number 1 last week on its Canadian release the movie falls to number 2 this week again thanks to being released in US movie theatres and takes $550K over the weekend.
Two weeks in and the animated feature takes $1.4 Million.
Highest new film of the weekend is director Thor Freudenthal new movie which enters the weekend US box office at number 3 with $462K.
Re-entering the box office again is the 1985 Richard Donner classic which is at number 4 this weekend with $260K, the movie has now taken over $63 Million in the US.
Directed by rapper RZA and starring Eiza Gonzalez and Ethan Hawke this new movie enters the box office at number 5 with a weekend gross of $240K.