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Ad Astra

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Starring

Actor
Character
Roy McBride
Eve McBride
Ruth Negga
Helen Lantos
Clifford McBride
Anne McDaniels
Shunga Hologram
Colonel Pruitt
Halszka Kuza
Dancer
John Ortiz
General Rivas
Greg Bryk
Chip Garnes
Kimberly Elise
Lorraine Deavers
Loren Dean
Donald Stanford
John Finn
Stroud
Kayla Adams
Flight Attendant
Kimmy Shields
Sergeant Romano
Sean Blakemore
Willy Levant
Daniel Sauli
Sal
Ran Wei
Hip Japanese Traveler
LisaGay Hamilton
Adjutent General Amelia Vogel
Alyson Reed
Janice Collins
Ravi Kapoor
Arjun Dhariwal
Jen Morillo
Hologram Dancer
D.C. Douglas
Computer Therapist
Jane Le
ADR
Stephanie Kerbis
Additional Voices
Donnie Keshawarz
Capt. Lawrence Tanner
Elisa Perry
Woman In White Pants
Justin Dray
1st. Lt. Roegge
Sasha Compere
Lt. Coleman
Adinett Nsabimana
Military
Alex Luna
Kendall
Nicholas Walker
Lunar Medic
Amanda Tudesco
Grace
Vivian Fleming-Alvarez
Mars Officer Daniels
Bayardo De Murguia
Hector Bustamante
Mallory Low
SpaceCom Employee
Eliza Gerontakis
The Singing Face
Matthew Jones
Paramedic
Bobby Nish
Franklin Yoshida
Danny Hamouie
Rory Flynn
Luis Richard Gomez
Jim
Kento Matsunami
Hip Japanese Traveler
Lisa Shows
Military Medic
Valeri Ross
Moon TV Guest #1
Afsheen Olyaie
Middle Eastern Traveler
Lawrence Dex
Robert
James Dunn
Lunar Passenger
Terence Rivera
Lunar Medic
Bayani Ison
Asian Male Host
Melvin Payne Jr.
Russian Astronaut
Sheila M. Lockhart
Drug Addict
Georgia James Gray
Evelyn McBride
Zoro Saro Manuel Daghlian
SpaceCom Employee
Eloy Perez
Lt. Nash
Eleanor Goodall
Ship Med Tech
Jean-Pierre Mouzon
American Astronaut
Lorell Bird Dorfman
Earth Scientist
Rodney Damon Collins
Mechanic
Mark Casimir Dyniewicz Jr.
Mars Shunga Goer
Rochelle Rose
BBC News Reporter
Brynn Route
Shunga Hologram
Jacob Sandler
Young Roy
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2019
 122 minutes (2 hrs 02 mins)
UK release date Released: 18th September 2019
 BBFC Age Rating:  12A age rating
US release date Released: 20th September 2019
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Top Grossing Movie Chart Position
UK total gross
£6,079,432
1102
Ad Astra
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US total gross
$50,184,956
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UK Age Rating
UK BBFC Certificate: 12A
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UK Box Office Release Breakdown
UK release date:

Highest chart position: 2

Weeks on box office: 5

UK Box Office Chart History
Date
Place
Week
Total
2N
£2,265,387
£2,265,387
2▲▼
£1,284,924
£4,512,420
5
£467,983
£5,546,154
10
£153,888
£5,935,880
14
£50,231
£6,079,432
Box Office Gross Flow
£
2.3M
1.3M
468K
153.9K

20th Sep
2019

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2019

4th Oct
2019

11th Oct
2019

Our weekly rundown of the weekend UK box office headlines on this week over the last 30 years.

A year ago (2019)

The number one film was Downton Abbey which had been at the top for 2 weeks.

The top new film of the week was Ad Astra directed by James Gray and starring Brad Pitt and Liv Tyler which entered the box office at number 2.

The film with the longest run was Casino Royale which had been on the box office for 29 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was The Lion King which had taken £74.3 Million after 10 weeks of release.

Five years ago (2015)

Also making its debut at the top was Everest starring Jason Clarke and Ang Phula Sherpa and directed by Baltasar Kormakur

The film with the longest run was Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back which had been on the box office for 38 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was Minions which had taken £46.3 Million after 12 weeks of release.

Ten years ago (2010)

Another film making its debut at the top was The Other Guys starring Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell and directed by Adam McKay

The film with the longest run was Inception which had been on the box office for 10 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was The Expendables which had taken £9.6 Million after 5 weeks of release.

Fifteen years ago (2005)

Making its debut at the top was Pride And Prejudice starring Keira Knightley and Talulah Riley and directed by Joe Wright

The longerst run on the box office and the top total grossing film was Charlie And The Chocolate Factory which had taken £36.4 Million over 8 weeks of release.

Twenty years ago (2000)

The number one film was Scary Movie which had been at the top for 2 weeks.

The top new film of the week was Shaft directed by John Singleton and starring Samuel L. Jackson and Vanessa Williams which entered the box office at number 3.

The film with the longest run was Stuart Little which had been on the box office for 12 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was Chicken Run which had taken £28.1 Million after 12 weeks of release.

Twenty five years ago (1995)

The number one film was Braveheart which had been at the top for 2 weeks.

The top new film of the week was The Bridges Of Madison County directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Clint Eastwood and Meryl Streep which entered the box office at number 2.

The longerst run on the box office and the top total grossing film was Batman Forever which had taken £19.2 Million over 10 weeks of release.

Thirty years ago (1990)

Making its debut at the top was Another 48 Hrs starring Eddie Murphy and Nick Nolte and directed by Walter Hill

The film with the longest run was Gremlins 2: The New Batch which had been on the box office for 9 weeks.

The top total grossing film of the week was Days Of Thunder which had taken £8.2 Million after 9 weeks of release.

Todd Phillips directed Joked makes its box office debut at the top of the chart as it removes Downton Abbey after a 3 weeke spell while Judy manages a number 2 debut.

Joker

Starring Joaquin Phoenix the new villain movie from the DC Universe hits the top of the box office on its debut with an excellent £12.5 Million weekend.

This meakes the film the 57th top opening film in the UK ever, beating The Inbetweeners 2 and coming in behind The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1.

With such a big opening expect the films gross to be one of DC's better grosses and with good reviews and Oscar potential this movie could run well into next year.

Judy

Judy

Renée Zellweger gives what critics are calling an Oscar worthy performance in the bio-pic movie of Judy Garland which opens at number 2 with a very respectable £2 Million.

Again with good reviews and mentions of Oscars this Rupert Goold directed movie could have a very good run in the UK.

Downton Abbey

The British high class movie falls from the top to number 3 on its 4th weekend of release with £1.4 Million giving the film a £23.1 Million total, the film is now the 10th highest grossing of 2019.

Hustlers

The surprise film of the autumn falls to number 4 this weekend with £590,645 but the Lorene Scafaria directed movie had taken £6.1 Million in the UK.

Ad Astra

The Brad Pitt starring space drama falls to number 5 this weekend with £467,983 after 3 weeks of release, but the films £5.5 Million total is very respectable.

The Lion King

The British public can't get enough of Disney's animated remake and this week if the top total grossing movie on the box office with £75 Million, after 12 weeks of release it is still at number 6!

Toy Story 4

Also from Disney is the longest run on this weeks box office as the Pixar film notches up a 16th weekend, the film has taken £65 Million so far.

The British aristocracy film stays at the top of the UK box office for a third week in a row while hold overs make up the rest of the top 5 with Ready Or Not the top new film at 4.

Downton Abbey

Staying at the top for a third weekend is the ITV series turned hit movie which takes £2.6 Million over the weekend.

This puts the films 3 week total at £19.3 Million, the film will go well over the £20 Million mark by next weekend.

Ad Astra

The space drama starring Brad Pitt stays put at number 2 this week with £1.2 Million which pushes its total UK gross to £4.5 Million after 2 weeks.

Hustlers

The surprise hit movie starring Jennifer Lopez goes back up to number 3 this weeeknd with £1.01 Million which pushes the films total gross to £5.03 Million.

Ready Or Not

Ready Or Not

Coming in as the top new film of the week is this quirky comedy action film starring Samara Weaving and Adam Brody which takes just under a million pound and is at number 4.

IT Chapter Two

Warner Bros. watch the IT sequel film fall to number 5 this weekend with a take of £940,513 after 4 weeks of release.

The film has really struggled to find its feet and the films total gross is currently £17.7 Million, it is starting to struggle now to get eyes on the screen and outside a boost over halloween it could vanish fast.

The Lion King

Disneys mega hit remake is still doing good business and is this week the top total grossing movie on the box office with £74.8 Million after 11 weeks of release.

Toy Story 4

Pixars sequel has the longest total run on the chart and this week is at number 11 after 15 weeks, the films total gross is £65.5 Million.

DreamWorks new animated tale Abominable makes its debut at the top of the US box office on its debut weekend, knocking Downton Abbey down to number 2 after just a week at the top.

Abominable

The new animated tale from the makers of Shrek hits the top of the US box office on its debut weekend with a gross of $20.6 Million.

This is the lowest debut weekend for the studio and in comparison last years Smallfoot which has a similar subject matter opened to $23 Million.

Downton Abbey

The high class of pomp and ceremony within the famous Abbey fell into second place after just a weekend at the top with a gross of $14.3 Million.

This takes the total films gross to $58.3 Million after 2 weeks of release.

Hustlers

The Jennifer Lopes movie has been getting a lot of attention over the last couple of weeks, and all good, the film is at 3 this week with a take of $11.3 Million.

The films total US gross is now at $80.5 Million after 3 weeks with the $100 Million milestone well and truly in its sights.

IT Chapter Two

Warner Bros. must be feeling a little disappointed with the performance of the horror follow up as the film falls to 4 this week with $10.2 Million.

The film has not performed any where near as well as the original IT movie and the film has made $193.7 Million after 4 weeks of release.

The movie could it the $250 Million mark but it wont get much higher as it will now descend down the chart with perhaps a little boost over the Halloween weekend.

The Lion King

Ad Astra

The Brad Pitt starring space film falls to 5 this weekend with a $10.01 Million weeeknd pushing the film to $35.3 Million after 2 weeks of release.

The Lion King

Disneys animated remake continues to do very well on the box office and this week it falls only to 9 after 11 weeks on the chart and the film has taken a total of $540 Million in total in the US.

Hitting the top during a quiet weekend at the global box office is the DreamWorks animated tale Abominable which knocks Ad Astra from the top.

Abominable

DreamWorks animation burst onto the scene this weekend with a new film which hits the top of the global box office on its debut weekend.

The film directed by Jill Culton and Todd Wilderman takes a relatively low $29.6 Million from 31 countries, $31 Million including previews.

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Ad Astra

The space drama starring Brad Pitt falls to number 2 this week after making its debut at the top last week with a gross of $28.1 Million from 51 countries.

This puts the films total gross at $89 Million after 2 weeks of release.

Downton Abbey

Falling to number 3 this week is the high class film version of the ITV series which takes $24.5 Million from 37 countries.

The film has now passed the $100 Million global mark now as the total stands at $107.1 Million after 3 weeks of release.

IT Chapter Two

Falling to number 4 this week is the horror sequel which is released in a massive 79 countries and takes $21 Million.

The films total gross is now at $417.4 Million after 4 weeks with the half a Billion mark in its sights.

Rambo: Last Blood

Falling to number 5 on its second weekend with $14.4 Million from 45 countries for a $56.7 total gross.