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 107 minutes (1 hrs 47 mins)
UK release date Released: 26th July 2019
 BBFC Age Rating:  12A age rating
The Current War

Directed by

Alfonso Gomez-Rejon


Michael Shannon
George Westinghouse
Nicholas Hoult
Nikola Tesla
Samuel Insull
Marguerite Westinghouse
Matthew Macfadyen
J.P. Morgan
Damien Molony
Bourke Cockran
Craig Conway
Warden Durston
Louis Ashbourne Serkis
Older Dash
Simon Kunz
John Schwab
Rudolph Young
Amy Marston
Annabelle Worthington
Woody Norman
Dash Edison
Celyn Jones
Sherman Quincy
Colin Stinton
Daniel Burnham
Conor MacNeill
William Kemmler
Tom Sweet
Ekow Quartey
Journalist 1
Simon Manyonda
Lewis Latimer
Joseph Balderrama
Horace Kaden
Tom Bell
Reverend Vincent
Saul Marron
Dakota Businessman
Iain McKee
Steve Carroll
Cinema Goer
Faye Ormston
Party Guest
Toby Williams
Fort Worth Investment Banker
Fares Boulos
Wabco Worker
Jason Matthewson
Stock Broker
Tim Steed
Maurice Manesburg
Sophia Ally
Dotty Edison
Oliver Powell
Janette Sharpe
Stock Exchange Woman
Andrew Okello
Nancy Crane
Simon Connolly
Sioux City
Phil Hodges
City Gent
Liza Ross
Benjamin Schnau
George Westinghouse's secretary
Martyn Mayger
Michael Cobb
Evy Frearson
Older Dot
Abigail Sakari
Emily Faulk
Adam Lazarus
Wabco Worker
Jeremy Oliver
Mr. Westinghouse's Secretary
James Chalmers
South Dakota Delegate
Will Irvine
Reporter 1
Marc Esse
Ben Mars
Francis Upton
Steven I. Dillard
NYSE member
Mark Ryder
Kevin Millington
Henry Walsh
Katy Poulter
John Kinory
Adam Pearce
New Orleans Investment Banker
Jesús Gallo
Robert-Anthony Artlett
Greg Haiste
South Dakota Delegate
Jay William Whittington Barrette
Wabco Worker
David Morley Hale
Frederick Worthington
Jed Aukin
Westinghouse Secretary
Michael Yates
Stock Enchange Gent
Christopher McMullen
New York Stockbroker
Catherine Monfils
Wabco's wife
Nigel Wilcock
J.P. Morgan Lawyer
Andy Cockell
City Gent
Roderick Swift
New York Death Committee Member
Oscar Heron
Guest of Honour
Thor Janke
Donovan Blackwood
George W Johnson
Sam Hollobon
Scenic painter
Giacomo Joshua Brunelli
WABCO Worker
Lasco Atkins
Pamela Betsy Cooper
Hotel Guest
Nick Davison
Court Spectator / Train passenger / Gentleman's Club member
James Dearing
Ian Hearnshaw
Ruth Horrocks
Stock Exchange Attendee
Gary Kiely
WABCO worker
Richard Stanley
Fat Cat
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The Current War

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UK BBFC Certificate: 12A
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Highest chart position: 8

Weeks on box office: 2

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26th Jul

2nd Aug

Last week saw Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker at the top of the UK box office, can any of this weeks new releases do enough to top the chart this weekend?

Spies In Disguise

Little Women

First up at cinemas this week is Little Women, a Dramatic movie directed by Greta Gerwig who also directed Lady Bird in 2018 which grossed £5.1 Million in the UK.

It stars Saoirse Ronan who last starred in Mary Queen Of Scots (2019).

The film also stars Emma Watson who last appeared in Beauty And The Beast (2017).

Spies In Disguise

Next on this weeks new release schedule is Spies In Disguise.

This new movie stars Will Smith who's last film was Gemini Man (2019)

It also stars Tom Holland who appeared in The Current War (2019).

The film is brought to us by new director Nick Bruno and Troy Quane.

Playing With Fire

Next up this week is Playing With Fire which is directed by Andy Fickman who directed Parental Guidance in 2012.

It stars John Cena and Keegan-Michael Key.

Check back on Monday to see where these cinema releases end up on the Weekend Box Office Chart.

Come back next week when there are 2 new releases.

  • Jojo Rabbit, Wednesday, 1st January
  • The Gentlemen, Wednesday, 1st January

At the UK box office this weekend, Friday, 26th July 2019, there are 4 new releases looking to take your attention at the local multiplex and knock The Lion King from the top of the UK box office chart next week.

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Horrible Histories: The Movie - Rotten Romans

First up at cinemas this week is Horrible Histories: The Movie - Rotten Romans, a Family movie from director Dominic Brigstocke who is directing for the first time.

It stars Emilia Jones who last starred in Two For Joy (2018) and Sebastian Croft who last appeared in The Hippopotamus (2017).

The Current War

Next on the new release schedule is The Current War, this new Dramatic movie stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Michael Shannon.

The film is brought to us by 4 time director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon who's last film was Me And Earl And The Dying Girl.

The Intruder

Next up this week is The Intruder which is directed by Deon Taylor and is a directorial debut.

It stars Michael Ealy and Meagan Good who were last seen together in Think Like A Man Too which grossed £131,138.

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Also this week there is André Rieu 2019 Maastricht Concert: Shall We Dance? from director Michael Wiseman marking a directorial debut,

The film features André Rieu and Charlotte Hawkins in starring roles.

Check back on Monday to see where these films end up on the Weekend Box Office Chart.

Come back next week when there are 2 new releases hitting cinemas.

  • Fast & Furious Presents Hobbs And Shaw gets released on Thursday, 1st August
  • The Angry Birds Movie 2 is out Friday, 2nd August

This weekend, Friday 19th July 2019, there are 3 new films released in the UK looking to hit the box office, but can it challenge Spider-Man: Far From Home for the top spot?

Tell It To The Bees

The Lion King

First up at cinemas this week is the live action version of The Lion King from Disney, a Dramatic movie directed by Jon Favreau who also directed Chef in 2014 which grossed £1.5 Million.

It stars Donald Glover who last starred in Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) and Seth Rogen who last appeared in Long Shot (2019).

Tell It To The Bees

Next on the new release schedule is Tell It To The Bees, this new Romance stars Anna Paquin and Holliday Grainger.

The film is brought to us by new director Annabel Jankel.

The Wedding Guest

Next up this week is The Wedding Guest which is directed by Michael Winterbottom who directed Go Now in 1995.

It stars Dev Patel and Radhika Apte.

Check back on Monday to see where these films end up on the Weekend Box Office Chart.

Come back next week when there are 3 new releases hitting cinemas.

  • The Current War is out Friday, 26th July
  • Horrible Histories: The Movie gets released on Friday, 26th July
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