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Highest chart position: 2
Weeks on box office: 10
30th December 2020
The top 15 movies in the UK this week failed to take over £100,000 as much of the UK is experiencing new lockdowns and many cinemas will have been closed on Friday, Christmas Day.
Wonder Woman 1984 retained its position at the top of the box office with ease and is responsible for 77% of this weeks box office total takings and as there were no new releases we have a fairly static top 5.
Worthy of note this week is that the number 15 movie, Michael Ball & Alfie Boe: Back Together, only took £548 and the movie with the lowest weekly from was Peter Duncan Presents Jack And The Beanstalk which dropped 60% from last weekend.
UK box office Quickview.
Uk box office top 5 breakdown weekend 25th - 27th December 2020.
After its vaguely successful debut last weekend the Wonder Woman sequel once again directed by Patty Jenkins stays at the top of the UK box office but with a 91% drop from last weekend giving it weekend gross of £72,674.
The movie starring Gal Gadot as the superhero has now taken £1.3 Million at the UK box office.
With Elf taking a tumble down the box office to number 6 the Christmas favourite from 1990 jumps up to number 2 this week with £3,840, a 93% drop from last week.
Since the movie came out in December 1990, 30 years ago, it has grossed £9.7 Million.
Entering the chart at 4 on its debut last weekend the Brenda Chapman fantasy drama jumps to number 3 this week with £3,245, 92% down from last week, for a total gross of £77,362.
Three years after Hugh Jackmans song and dance spectacular surprised the box office the 2017 movie gets another release and re-enters the box office at 4 this week with £3,231 giving the film total gross a boost to £49.6 Million.
Ben Falcone directs his wife Mellisa McCarthy in this comedy which jumps to number 5 this week with £2,254, 88% down from last weekend, giving the films a total gross of £142,455 after 3 weeks.
15th December 2020
As cinemas start to re-open, and in some places close again, Christmas classics once again dominate the box office with the Will Farrell movie Elf remaining at the top for a second weekend.
The top new movie was the concert film of Little Mix and right behind that was Superintelligence, further down the top 15 pantomime movie Peter Duncan Presents Jack And The Beanstalk was new at 11 while Dreamland was new at 14.
The top 15 movie took a total of £627,505 which is double that of last week and with Wonder Woman 1984 set for release on Wednesday 16th December we could see some impressive numbers next weekend.
UK box office Quickview.
Here is a breakdown of the top 5 box office movies 11th - 13th December 2020
Directed by Jon Favreau the holiday favourite from 2003 spends a second weekend at the top of the UK box office taking £98,157, 51% up from last weekend.
The movie only made number 2 on its initial release, the film has now taken £17.1 Million since its 2003 release.
Another holiday classic spends a second weekend at number 2, this week it takes £87,809, 58% up from last weekend, the movie was released in 1990 and has taken £9.7 Million since release.
Highest new movie of the week is the concert film of pop group Little Mix's last concert LM5 which takes £83,518 over the weekend.
Another new release, Melissa McCarthy stars in her husband Ben Falcone new movie which makes its debut at 4 with £72,574 .
Finally in the top 5 is writer Richard Curtis's directorial debut starring Hugh Grant from 2003.
The movie takes £42,508 over the weekend, 66% up from last week, for a total gross of £36.87 since it was released.
21st May 2020
There is still no official box office numbers getting released but with many drive-in cinemas across America open and reporting numbers horror movie The Wretched spends a third week at the top of the US cinema chart.
Here is the top 5 films in America this weekend
Spending a third weekend at the top this horror film from directors Brett Pierce and Drew T. Pierce took $85K from its drive-in showings to bring its total gross in the US to nearly $300K.
Starring Beanie Feldstein this comedy movie stays at number 2 this weekend for a second week taking $36K for a total gross of $55K.
This is kind of the highest new entry of the week although it was released in 2018!
The documentary feature directed by Cassidy Friedman takes $4k over the weekend, the film wisely taking advantage of the lack of new films at the cinema.
This animated feature from May of 2019 spends its second week on the box office (of sorts) taking $1.5K on its second weekend pushing its total to $4K.
With a take of $55 this drama directed by Giuseppe Capotondi spends its fourth weekend on the box office, it has now taken $40K.
We know under normal circumstances the American box office would have been far different than this but its fun to take a look at what is happening across the county with the movie industry until we get more theatres opening.
At the moment the studios are hoping that will be by July when Warner Bros. have their big tentpole picture Tenet directed by Christopher Nolan opening.
12th May 2020
Cinemas across the globe are still largely closed due to COVID-19 but some cinemas in America and globally are starting to open.
Drive-in theatres where there are 305 across America with 549 screen have opened and also Norway and South Korea are still report box office charts.
The US chart only has five film so here are the figures from those movies where distributers have reported figures and also a global chart compiled from the countries that have released data.
US Box Office
Directed by Brett Pierce and Drew T. Pierce this horror movie got well received by critics when released on VOD in other countries and is doing well in drive-in move theatres across America as it take $89,608 over the weekend.
The movie got its debut last weekend and has made $165,294 in total to date at the box office.
Starring Beanie Feldstein and Emma Thompson this comedy made its debut this weekend so in essence is the highest new film with $13,201.
The film went direct to VOD a few weeks ago and its impossible to tell how much it will make on its "box office" run.
Starring Tuppence Middleton this drama set around Niagara Falls takes $1,764 over the weekend for a $23,679 total,
Released back in late April this drama is directed by Justin Kurzel and takes $1,456 over the weekend for a $32,496 total after 2 weeks of release.
Released on 6th March this drama stars Elizabeth Debicki and Donald Sutherland and takes $45 over the weekend for a $39,633 total after 9 weeks.
Global Box Office
Directed by Woody Allen this New York based movie was release in South Korea this week where it is the top film and took $339,633 from 563 cinemas.
The film is set to be released on streaming on 5th June in the UK but has taken $344,283 to date.
Making its debut again in South Korea the Daniel Radcliffe starring movie took $136,250, globally the movie has taken $176,208 to date.
One of the most controversial movie in recent times the Trolls followup in from Universal, the controversy is not due to the content but the fact that its success on VOD has lead Universal to think about which film it releases in cinemas and which film it releases on both at the same time, a move AMC and Cinemark have not been happy with.
The film takes $126,662 (from South Korea) on its debut and has actually taken $2.6 Million globally since release on 6th April 2020.
There are no major blockbusters being released during this time so cinema chains are looking to fill their screens with older movies and so this 26 year old movie is the fourth top film this week.
The movie makes $111,157 from its single country release but the film has taken $5.6 Million globally since its initial release.
This Asian movie directed by Mengying Dai and Tong Zhou is at number 5 and takes $73,635 over the weekend, it has taken $2.6 Million since release on 21st June 2019 in China where it has grossed $2.1 Million.
The top film in Norway was Onwards which took $17,208 which places it at number 11 on the global box office this week, it has taken $104,080,103 globally.
9th April 2020
It has been a while since we had a new movie poster but today we get a new poster for upcoming movie How To Build A Girl, which you can see to the right.
The movies release date is currently set for 3rd July 2020, but in the current climate who knows!
It stars among others Beanie Feldstein and Paddy Considine and is directed by Coky Giedroyc.
The film follows the growth of Johanna Morrigan, a teenager living with her working-class family on a council estate in England, but she is a smart and ambitious teenager who reinvents herself as a music critic.
Check out the movie page for more information on this film.