11th August 2021
No big new releases at the UK box office this weekend has led to the whole top 5 staying the same with The Suicide Squad retaining its lead on the UK box office.
Disney's The Jungle Cruise holds tight at number 2 while the top new movie of the week is Stillwater starring Matt Damon which makes its debut at number 7 with £478,386.
Lower down the box office there is a new entry for The Last Letter From Your Lover at number 9 with £274,322 while outside the top 10 Blackpink: The Movie is new at 11 with £168,549 and animated feature Moonbound is new at 14 with £74,873.
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UK box office top 5 breakdown weekend 6th - 8th August 2021
Remaining at the top of the box office for a second weekend is the James Gunn directed take on the comic book bad guys which takes £2.26 Million, a slim 30% drop over last weekend.
This brings the movies total to £7.9 Million over its 2 weekends of release and taking it into the top 10 movies of 2021 at number 8.
A second weekend at number 2 for the Disney movie which takes £1.9 Million, a very slim 13% drop over last weekend, the school holidays clearly doing favours for this movie.
This takes the films total UK gross to £6.1 Million after 2 weekends and a number 9 position on the top movies of 2021.
The basketball toon movie starring LeBron James remains at 3 this weekend with £1.07 Million, 17% down on last weekend.
The movie has now taken £8.7 Million in the UK over 4 weeks and is the 7th top movie of 2021.
The animated sequel takes £867,255 this weekend, an almost non existent 3% down from last weekend, this gives the movie a total of £6 Million after 4 weeks of release and a number 10 position on the top movies of 2021 in the UK.
Finishing off the top 5 this weekend is the Disney/Marvel movie starring Scarlett Johansson which takes £539,999, 31% down from last weekend giving the movie £17 Million and a number 2 position on the top movies of 2021.
10th August 2021
The James Gunn directed comic book action movie The Suicide Squad tops the US box office this week on its debut with a less than expected weekend gross.
Jungle Cruise fell to number 2 and with such a high profile new release there were no other new movies on the box office top 10 this weekend.
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US box office top 5 breakdown weekend 6th - 8th August 2021
Director James Gunn jumps from the MCU to the DCEU to bring his interpretation of the comic book anti hero movie last brought to the screen by David Ayer in 2016.
The movie makes its debut a bit on the disappointing side even for the pandemic era with $26.5 Million on its debut.
Its unfair to compare to the 2016 version of the movie but that movie took $133.6 Million on its debut exactly 5 years ago.
Disney's latest romp on the jungle falls from its debut position at the top to number 2 this weekend with $16.6 Million, a 54% tumble from last weekend.
This gives the Dwayne Johnson starring movie a $65.3 Million total on its second weekend of release.
Staying at number 3 this weekend, and proving to be an audience draw is the M. Night Shyamalan directed movie which on its 3rd weekend brings in $4.14 Million, a slim 39% drop over last weeeknd.
This gives the movie a total US gross of $38.5 Million.
Remaining at number 4 this weekend is the Scarlett Johansson starring movie from the Marvel Cinematic Universe which takes $4 Million this weekend, a slom 38% drop over last week.
The movie has been on the box office for 5 weeks now and has $175.3 Million total gross, the highest of 2021 so far.
Another movie staying put this week is at number 5, the true life drama starring Matt Damon takes $2.8 Million on its second weekend of release, a 22% drop, for a $10 Million total US gross.
3rd August 2021
Disney release its latest movie, Jungle Cruise, which makes its debut at the top of the North American box office with little in the way of competition.
Beating all expectations indie movie The Green Knight makes its debut at number 2 while rounding out the top 5 is the new Matt Damon movie Stillwater.
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North American box office top 5 breakdown weekend 30th July - 1st August 2021
Disney release their latest movie based on a ride which hits the top of the North American box office with $34.2 Million on its debut.
As the world is still trying to cope with the global pandemic this is never going to hit the same heights at the other movies based on a ride
Pirates of the Caribbean but its a good start for the movie and its already the 16th top movie of 2021.
Starring Dev Patel and directed by David Lowery this historical drama about the nephew of King Arthur makes a surprise new entry at number 2 this week.
The movie takes a very respectable, especially in the current box office climate $6.7 Million debut, largely pushed by very good critical reviews.
Falling to number 3 from its debut position at the top of the box office is the M. Night Shyamalan directed movie which takes $6.7 Million on its second weekend, a quite large 60% drop.
This takes the movie total US gross to $30.6 Million after its 2 weeks on the chart.
In truth it had a tough fight with the new number 2 movie The Green Knight and only missed out on the number 2 position by a few thousand dollars.
The Marvel movie falls to number 4 this weekend with $6.4 Million, a decent 45% drop, giving the movie a $167 Million total after 4 weeks.
Finally in the top 5 a new entry for Matt Damon as his new movies makes its debut at 5 with $5.12 Million.
25th February 2021
As promised yesterday Pixar and Disney have released the first trailer for their upcoming Italian inspired movie Luca.
The movie is set in the Northern part of Italy and is set in and around around the ligurian culture and its people.
The story is based around two young friends who have a deep secret that when water touches them they turn into sea monsters, it is based on Northern Italian folklore which the director grey up hearing.
The movie is directed by Enrico Casarosa who was an artist on Pixar's Coco and you can tell in this trailer as it just spills with the same style and feeling of that movie.
The movie is voiced by Jacob Tremblay and Jack Dylan Grazer in starring roles and is released on June 18th - the trailer doesn't say if it will be theatrical or Disney+!
29th December 2020
The US box office got off to a good start for the first quarter of the year by which time the Will Smith and Martin Lawrence movie Bad Boys For Life was the surprise top movie, then in March everything changed.
When the pandemic hit hard cinemas closed for 4 months and although there were weekly charts it was mainly from drive in theatres and studios started shifting release dates hoping things would get back to normal by the end of the year.
Tenet opened in August and it was considered Warner Bros. opened it too early and the movie despite taking $58 Million was considered a flop.
Studios have moved their films around even more since cinemas started to re-open and have gone into 2021 or been moved to streaming, but Warner Bros. again have tested the water at the end of the year with Wonder Woman 1984 which got a release on Christams day 2020 at cinemas and on HBO Max.
Disney has bypassed cinema all together on 2 of their potential biggest movie with Mulan going direct to Disney+ (for a premium price) and the Pixar movie Soul released on Christmas Day.
As it stands the top 20 movies in the US took a reasonable $1.6 Billion but compared to 2019 the top 20 took $5.8 Billion.
Here is 5 top grossing movies at the US box office in 2020.
Starring Will Smith and Martin Lawrence who return as the Miami cop duo in the third in the Bad Boys series.
The movie was a surprise box office hit on its release on 17th January and took $204.5 Million at the US box office making the top movie of the year.
Released on the 10th January (wide, it cam out in 2019 on limited to catch the Oscar deadline) the movie is based during World War one and is film as if it was a continuous single shot.
Despite not winning the best movie Oscar the film took $158 Million at the US box office and is the second best movie of 2020.
The last movie in the Skywalker Saga was released in 2019 where it took $362.1 Million and was the 6th top movie.
Because of the pandemic the movie managed to be the 3rd best film of 2020 after taking $153 Million.
After going through a strange redesign for its main character Sonic when fan feedback was not too good about his look in the trailer the movie moved to February 14th release date.
The film was a surprise hit and took $146.2 Million at the US box office making it the 4th top movie of 2020.
The sequel movie the 2017 smash hit Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle was released in 2019 where it took $175.4 Million and was the 11th top film in that year.
In 2020 the movie took $142.5 Million and is the 5th top grossing of the year.