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Shine

Shine

Directed by

Scott Hicks

Starring

Actor
Character
Justin Braine
Sonia Todd
Chris Haywood
Alex Rafalowicz
Gordon Poole
Armin Mueller-Stahl
Nicholas Bell
Danielle Cox
Rebecca Gooden
Marta Kaczmarek
John Cousins
Noah Taylor
Paul Linkson
Randall Berger
Ian Welbourne
Kelly Bottrill
Beverley Vaughan
Phyllis Burford
Daphne Grey
Edwin Hodgeman
Googie Withers
Maria Dafnero
Reis Porter
Stephen Sheehan
Brenton Whittle
Marianna Doherty
Camilla James
John Gielgud
David King
Danny Davies
Helen Dowell
Louise Dorling
Sean Carlsen
Richard Hansell
Robert Hands
Marc Warren
Neil Thomson
Joey Kennedy
Ellen Cressey
Beverley Dunn
Andy Seymour
Lynn Redgrave
Ella Scott Lynch
Jethro Heysen-Hicks
John Martin
Bill Boyley
Teresa La Rocca
Lindsey Day
Grant Doyle
Leah Jennings
Kathy Monaghan
Mark Lawrence
Gordon Coombes
Luke Dollman
Margaret Stone
Tom Carrig
Helen Ayres
Suzi Jarratt
Samantha McDonald
Sandy Gardiner
Peter Osborn
Louise Siversen
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Year: 1997
UK release date UK release: 3rd January 1997
 BBFC Age Rating:  12 age rating
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Top Grossing Movie Chart Position
UK total gross
£6,488,518
1029
Shine
1030

US total gross
$35,892,330
2137
Shine
2138

UK Age Rating
UK BBFC Certificate: 12
Genres
UK Box Office Release Breakdown
UK release date:

Highest chart position: 3

Weeks on box office: 13

UK Box Office Chart History
Date
Place
Week
Total
Shine
6N
£799,018
£799,018
4
£750,709
£1,549,727
5
£702,400
£2,252,127
4
£450,709
£2,702,836
4▲▼
£350,709
£3,053,545
5
£250,709
£3,304,254
8
£150,718
£3,454,972
5
£351,409
£3,806,381
3
£2,030,020
£5,836,401
7
£250,713
£6,087,114
8
£150,704
£6,237,818
7
£250,700
£6,488,518
8
£305,969
£6,488,518
Box Office Gross Flow
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702.4K
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2M
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News from around the web

Liam Neeson remains at the top of the US box office this weekend with the revenge thriller Honest Thief, in fact the top 3 movies remain the same as last week!

The highest new movie of the weekend is horror movie The Empty Man which makes its debut at number 4, also making a debut this week is Monsters Inc. re-release which enters at 7 and After We Collided which makes its debut at 8.

Here is the US box office Quickview.

  • Number 1 - Honest Thief (2nd week)
  • Highest debut - The Empty Man (@4)
  • Longest run - Unhinged (11 weeks)
  • Highest total gross - Tenet ($52,500,000) (not including re-releases)

US top 5 box office breakdown 23rd - 25th October 2020.

Honest Thief

Liam Neeson stars in the revenge thriller which remains at the top of the US box office for a second weekend, the week taking $2.3 Million which is only a 36% drop from last weekend.

This pushes the total gross in the US to $7.4 Million on its second weekend, and with more and more cinemas starting to open it could be one of the bigger film to open during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The War With Grandpa

The Tim Hill directed comedy starring Robert De Niro remains at number 2 this week with $1.8 Million, only 25% down from last weekend.

The film has been out for 3 weeks now and has taken $9.7 Million since release.

The Empty Man

The Empty Man

**UPDATE** With the release of the final weekend figures The Empty Man has taken just a little more than Tenet and so ended in third place rather than fourth.

Highest new movie of the week is the David Prior directed horror movie which lands at number 3 this weekend with $1.26 Million.

with Halloween next weekend the movie should have a strong second weekend but then the potential to drop off the chart is strong, although horror movies did shine during the pandemic cinema shutdown when only drive-in theatres were open.

Tenet

Warner Bros. have admitted that their 'savour of cinema' movie was actually a failure and just maybe they opened the movie too soon, regardless of that the movie takes $1.3 Million this weekend, a drop of only 19%.

The movie has been on the box office for 8 weeks now and is by far the highest grossing movie since cinemas closed in March with $52.5 Million, as a side note Warner Bros. have been cagy about the movies box office figures.

The Nightmare Before Christmas

Disney's re-release of their Henry Selick directed classic falls to number 5 this weekend with $577,000, a 57% drop, giving the movie a total gross of $76.9 Million since its 1994 release.

Doctor Sleep is a follow up to Stephen Kings The Shining and this year director Mike Flanagan takes us on that journey, and today we get the first trailer.

The film is based on the 2013 novel of the same name, and although not a direct sequel the trailer shows us that is will use Stanley Kubrick's Overlook Hotel from The Shining for many scenes.

The film stars Ewan McGregor as Danny Torrance, who is now grown up, as he battles alcoholism but cant escape the events from his life or gift.

Set for release in November check out the trailer below.

At the UK box office this week, Friday, 10th May 2019, there is 6 new releases looking to take your attention at the local multiplex and break into the box office chart next week.

High Life

Pokémon: Detective Pikachu

First up at cinemas this week is new movie Pokémon: Detective Pikachu directed by Rob Letterman who also directed Goosebumps in 2016 which grossed £8,575,763.

It stars Ryan Reynolds who last starred in Deadpool 2 and Justice Smith who last appeared in Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.

High Life

Next on the new release schedule is High Life, this new movie stars Robert Pattinson and Juliette Binoche who starred in Cosmopolis together.

The film is brought to us by Claire Denis who's last film was Let The Sunshine In.

Destination Wedding

Also out this week is Destination Wedding which is directed by Victor Levin which is a directorial debut.

It stars Keanu Reeves and Winona Ryder who were last seen together in The Private Lives Of Pippa Lee which grossed £44,511.

Amazing Grace

The long list of new releases continues with Amazing Grace which is directed by Alan Elliott and Sydney Pollack directing together.

It stars Aretha Franklin and Reverand James Cleveland.

The Hustle

Finally there is The Hustle from director Chris Addison making their directorial debut, the film stars Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson.


Check back on Monday to see where these films end up on the weekends box office chart.

Come back next week when there are 2 new releases.

  • John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum is out Friday, 17th May
  • Breakthrough get released on Friday, 17th May

Its all a little too serious in the first trailer for Thor Ragnorak, then Hulk turns up and we see the humour shine through.

Great first trailer for the new Thor movie out towards the end of the year.

Disney's Maleficent casts her spell over the video chart this weeks and knocks Tom Cruise off the top spot on her debut week of release.

Maleficent was one of the fist big summer films out of the stable this year being released on 30th May, on it's debut week it topped the box office chart with a weekend gross of £6.6 million.

It spent a total of 10 weeks on the Uk box office with five of those inside the top 5, it has grossed to date £20.5 million but is still showing in a few cinemas across London.

It is the 160th top grossing film in the UK and with a $710 million world gross is the 62nd top grossing film ever.

Last weeks top film, Edge of Tomorrow, falls to number 3 this week, leapfrogging over Disneys Frozen which hold firm at number 2.

There were a number of new films enter the chart this week, these include: Northern Soul at 4 and 2 Days to Kill at number 5, Walking on Sunshine enters at 7 while Oculus enters at 15. Belle is a new entry at 17.

Check out the full top 20 Blu-ray and DVD charts at 25thframe.co.uk.