5th April 2022
Following in the footsteps of Venom and its sequel Sony release their latest movie in the Marvel Spiderverse with Morbius which tops the box office on its debut.
With a new comic book inspired movie there was nothing else of note released, The Contractor~2022 starring Chris Pine was another movie making its debut, at number 12 with $535,000.
US box office top 5 weekend breakdown 1st - 3rd April 2022
Another new comic book character comes to the big screen in an origins story, this time its the less known about Morbius from the Spider-Man comic books which is owned by Sony Pictures.
With the Venom movies being a sizeable hit for the studio this must have seemed like a good prospect to increase the universe, but a critical panning and mad word of mouth could see this stall at a single film.
The movie takes a reasonable $39.1 Million on its debut, but with Sonic the Hedgehog 2 out next weekend, and getting better reviews, the movie could sink fast.
It is the 10th top movie of 2022 after a single weekend of release.
After a single weekend at the top of the US box office the action comedy starring Sandra Bullock and Channing Tatum falls to number 2 with a weekend gross of $14.8 Million, a 51% drop.
This gives the movie a total North American gross of $54.8 Million after 2 weekends of release, its the 8th top movie of 2022.
Still hanging onto a spot on the top 3 the Robert Pattinson Caped Crusader movie falls to number 3 this weekend with $10.8 Million, a 47% drop.
The movie has been on the chart now for 5 weeks and has taken a total of $349 Million, it is the top movie of 2022.
The Ruben Fleischer directed video game adaptation remains at number 4 this weekend with a gross of $3.6 Million, a small 28% drop over last weekend, giving the movie a total gross of $138.9 Million and the 3rd top movie of 2022.
Remaining at number 5 for a second weekend is the Japanese animated movie which takes $1.9 million on its 3rd weekend of release, a 57% drop.
The movie has now taken $29.6 Million in North America and is the 11th top movie of 2022!
30th March 2022
The Batman makes it 4 weeks at the top of the UK box office with no major new releases in cinemas over the weekend while Indian movie RRR is the top new movie of the weekend at number 2. Ambulance also makes its debut inside the top 5 while Oscar contender The Worst Person In the World is new at number 7 with £193,493 and the event movie Don Carlos: Met Opera 2022 is new at 12 with £72,610.
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UK box office top 5 weekend breakdown 25th - 27th March 2022
Fourth weekend at the summit for the latest incarnation of the caped crusader as the movie takes £1.6 Million over the weekend, an acceptable 50% drop over last weekend.
The total gross of the film in the Uk now sits at £35.6 Million, it is the top movie of 2022 to date.
It will most likely be toppled from the top next weekend with 2 strong contenders hitting cinemas but this run for a DC superhero movie has been good and a sequel is already being planned.
Indian language movie have always done well in the UK and this new period movie from director S.S. Rajamouli is the top new movie of the weekend entering at number 2.
Taking £650,204 on its debut it has beat out a number of higher profiles movie, the distributer wisely chose to release the movie on a quiet weekend between Hollywood blockbusters.
Director Micheal Bay leaves The Transformers behind and brings to the cinema this hard hitting action drama starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II.
The movie makes its debut at number 3 this weekend with a debut gross of £521,049.
Falling to number 4 on its 7th weekend of release is the Tom Holland starring movie co-starring Mark Wahlberg which takes £349,456, a 42% drop over last week.
The movie is the 4th top movie of 2022 sto date.
Critically panned the Catherine Tate starring movie drops to number 5 this weekend with a gross of £289,730, a 52% drop, giving it a £1.1 Million total.
29th March 2022
Making its debut at the top of the US box office this week The Lost City~2022 starring Sandra Bullock and Canning Tatum among a host of celebrities.
Also making debuts this weekend are the Indian movie RRR at number 3 while Infinite Storm is new at 10 with $751,296 and Everything Everywhere All At Once is new at number 13 with $509,659.
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US box office top 5 weekend breakdown 25th - 27th March 2022
The star power of Sandra Bullock and Channing Tatum are as evident as ever as this light hearted action comedy which is reminiscent of the 1984 movie Romancing the Stone hits the top on its debut weekend.
The movie, which also stars Brad Pitt and Daniel Radcliffe, makes its debut with a fantastic $31 Million which actually takes it into the top 10 movies of 2022 at number 9.
After 3 weeks at the top of the US box office the Matt Reeves vision of the Dark Knight falls to number 2 with a weekend gross of $20.5 Million, a 44% drop.
The movies total gross is now boosted to $331.9 Million over its 4 week run, which is not close to the gross of Batman Vs Superman: Dawn of Justice, but in the current climate is still good.
The movie is also the top grossing film of 2022 so far.
Indian period movie directed by S.S. Rajamouli makes a very impressive debut this weekend at number 3 with a gross of $9.5 Million.
The movies has been a bit of a surprise across the globe as its debut global gross hit $13.4 Million on its debut this weekend.
Falling to number 4 this weekend is the Tom Holland video game vehicle which takes $5 Million on its 6 weekend, a 36% drop, taking its gross to $133.5 Million and the 3rd to movie of 2022 so far.
The Japanese animated movie which came in as the highest new movie last weekend at number 2 falls by 49% this weekend with a gross of $2.2 Million.
Still a magnificent total gross of $8.2 Million makes it one of the best grossing manga movies in North America.
28th March 2022
Four weeks at the top for The Batman as the Robert Pattinson movie holds off the challenge from the Sandra Bullock and Channing Tatum double header The Lost City~2022 which makes its debut at 2.
Indian movie RRRb makes an impressive debut at number 3 this weekend while Moonfall makes a surprise jump back up the box office.
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World box office top 5 weekend breakdown 25th - 27th March 2022
Four weeks at the top for the DC movie with a weekend gross fo $45.5 Million, 47% down on last weekend, it is still released in 77 countries.
The film has now made $672.8 Million at the global box office, not bad but its still not near Superman Vs Batman: Dawn of Justice from 2016.
It is now the top movie of 2022 having now grossed more than The Battle At Lake Changjin II.
Sandra Bullock and Channing Tatum star in this action adventure that has the vibe of Romancing the Stone from 1984, which this week is the top new movie landing at number 2 on the global box office.
The movie, directed by Aaron Nee and Adam Nee, takes $34.7 Million on its debut from 17 countries.
Making its debut at number 3 this weekend is the latest movie from director S.S. Rajamouli, a period movie set in the 1920's.
The movie takes an impressive $13 Million from 21 countries on its debut week of release.
Dropping to number 4 this weekend is the video game adaptation from director Ruben Fleischer which takes $12 Million from 56 countries, a 53% drop.
This gives the movie a total gross of $357.4 Million after 7 weeks of release and its the 5th top movie of 2022.
Jumping back up the global box office this weekend is the Roland Emmerich directed action movie which takes $10.3 Million on its 8th weekend of release from 15 countries, an 80% increase!
The boost is due to its much delayed Chinese release which generated nearly $10 Million in box office revenue over the weekend.
The movie has now taken $60.7 Million at the global box office.
23rd March 2022
Warner Bros. DC Universe hit movie The Batman spends a third weekend at the top of the UK box office while Japanese anime Jujutsu Kaisen 0: The Movie is the highest debut at 2.
Also inside the top 5 there is a new entry for The Nan Movie and The Phantom of the Open which are both British produces movies.
Director Ti West's latest horror movie X is a new entry at number 7 this weekend with a debut gross of £227,501 while at the lower end of the top 15 there are new entries for Bachchan Pandey and Paris, 13th District at 14 and 15.
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UK box office top 5 weekend breakdown 18th - 20th March 2022
Three weeks at the top of the UK box office for the Robert Pattinson starring Dark Knight movie which crosses the £30 Million mark this weekend with a total UK gross of £32.6 Million.
The movie took £3.5 Million over the weekend which is a steep 33% drop but it inline with other superhero movies.
It is now the top movie of 2022 in the UK having taken Sing 2 and its within reach of the UK top 100 movies ever.
The Japanese animated hot movie is the top new film of the weekend landing on the box office at number 2 with £825,529 including preview shows which brought in £307,860.
The movie was a big hit in Japan when it was released last December and the global figures for the movie are looking good where it has taken nearly $150 Million.
The video game adaptation falls to number 3 this weekend after 6 weeks on the chart with £605,722, a 43% drop over last weekend.
this gives the movie a total UK gross of £22.7 Million, it is currently the 4th top movie of 2022.
A new entry at number 4 this weekend, after a difficult production and a year long delay due to the pandemic the infamous Catherine Tate character comes to the big screen.
The movie lands with a gross of £565,340, and the movie also seems to have lost its director Josie Rourke after a series of reshoots.
Its been reported that the movie changed its narrative direction and is now more of a road movie between the character of Nan and her grandson, whereas the original cut was more of a origins movie, it seems it lost the original director credit in the process.
Another British produced movie about an ammeter golfer being entered into the Open, the movie which stars Mark Rylance makes its debut at number 5 with £456,829 of which £61,645 was from previews screens.