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Black Widow 2021

Black Widow

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Starring

Scarlett Johansson
Scarlett Johansson
Olga Kurylenko
Olga Kurylenko
Julia Louis-dreyfus
Julia Louis-dreyfus
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Character
Natasha Romanoff
Yelena Belova
David Harbour
Alexei
Ever Anderson
Young Natasha
Violet McGraw
Young Yelena
O-T Fagbenle
Mason
William Hurt
Secretary Ross
Antonia / Taskmaster
Ryan Kiera Armstrong
Young Antonia
Liani Samuel
Lerato
Michelle Lee
Oksana
Lewis Young
Scientist Morocco 1
C.C. Smiff
Scientist Morocco 2
Nanna Blondell
Ingrid
Simona Zivkovska
Widow
Erin Jameson
Widow
Shaina West
Widow
Yolanda Lynes
Widow
Claudia Heinz
Widow
Fatou Bah
Widow
Jade Ma
Widow
Jade Xu
Widow
Lucy Jayne Murray
Widow
Lucy Cork
Widow
Eniko Fulop
Widow
Lauren Okadigbo
Widow
Agel Aurelia
Widow
Zhane Samuels
Widow
Shawarah Battles
Widow
Tabby Bond
Widow
Madeleine Nicholls
Widow
Yasmin Riley
Widow
Fiona Griffiths
Widow
Georgia Curtis
Widow
Svetlana Constantine
Widow
Ione Butler
Widow
Aubrey Cleland
Widow
Kurt Yue
Ross Lieutenant
Doug Robson
Ohio Agent
Zoltan Nagy
Budapest Clerk
Marcel Dorian
Man in BMW
Liran Nathan
Mechanic
Judit Varga-Szathmary
Mechanic's Wife
Noel Krisztian Kozak
Mechanic's Child
Martin Razpopov
Tattoo Gulag Inmate
Olivier Richters
Ursa
Dalibor Bajunovic
Gulag Inmate
Andrew Byron
Cookie Gulag Guard
Ed Ashe
Strudel Gulag Guard
Dawid Szatarski
Red Room Scientist 1
Cali Nelle
Red Room Scientist 2
Geoffrey D. Williams
Ross Agent
Robert Pralgo
Ross Agent
Jacinte Blankenship
Ross Agent
Josh Henry
Ross Agent
Jose Miguel Vasquez
Ross Agent
Valentina Herrera
Young Widow
Danielle Jalade
Young Widow
Aria Brooks
Street Kid
Sophie Colgrove
Street Kid
Caister Choi
Street Kid
Shane Askam
Gulag Riot Guard
Ahmed Bakare
Prisoner
Luigi Boccanfuso
Gulag Prisoner
Wong Charlie
Prisoner
Jason Christopher
KGB / Prison Guard
Jordyn Curet
Young Ingrid
Roman Green
Gulag Arm Wrestling Inmate #169
Ty Hurley
Prison Riot Guard
Tyrone Kearns
Prisoner
Graham Kitchen
Gulag Inmate #4
Gavin Lee Lewis
Prisoner
Dale Liner
SWAT Team Leader
Marian Lorencik
KGB
Valentina Allegra de Fontaine
Obie Matthew
Gulag Riot Guard
Tony McCarthy
Prisoner
Paul OKelly
Riot Guard
Edward L. Oliver
SWAT Team Lead
Adam Prickett
Russian Prisoner
Zoltan Rencsar
Prisoner
Stephen Samson
KGB
Oliver Simms
Super Soldier
Joakim Skarli
Russian Soldier
Clem So
Gulag Inmate
David Turner
SWAT Team
Kalina Vanska
Commuter
Chad J. Wagner
Neighbor
Ian Wilson
Russian Spetnaz
John Wolfe
Guard
Daniel Joseph Woolf
Gulag Inmate #120
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 133 minutes (2 hrs 13 mins)
Italy release date Italy release: 3rd July 2021
UK release date UK release: 7th July 2021
 BBFC Age Rating:  12A age rating
US release date US release: 9th July 2021
MPAA Age Rating: Black Widow PG-13 age rating 
UK total gross
United Kingdom Flag  £18.8 Million
US total gross
United States Flag  $183.2 Million
Global total gross
Global Flag  $372.8 Million
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5th August 2021
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Good film even if it gets silly in place, Florence Pugh is the stand out and good to see the passing of the batton
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Movie story - Black Widow
Black Widow is the operative name for Natasha Romanova, at birth she was given to the KGB, which groomed her to become the ultimate operative. When the U.S.S.R. breaks up, the government tries to kill her. This is her origins movie where we find out about her 'family' and her struggle to find her identity in Russia.
This weeks UK box office

Black Widow is number 22 on the UK box office with £12.5 Thousand.

This weeks US box office

Black Widow is number 12 on the US box office with $282 Thousand.

Top Grossing Movie Chart Position
UK total gross
£18,800,051
297
Black Widow
298

US total gross
$183,150,698
247
Black Widow

Global total gross
$372,750,698
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Black Widow
UK Age Rating
UK BBFC Certificate: 12A
Genres
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  • United States United States
  • United Kingdom United Kingdom
  • Russia Russia
UK Box Office Info

Highest chart position: 1

Weeks on box office: 7

UK Box Office Chart History
Date
Place
Week
Total
Black Widow
1N
£6,889,187
£6,889,187
1▲▼
£1,801,017
£11,209,008
1▲▼
£1,410,288
£13,830,117
5
£788,028
£16,061,449
5▲▼
£539,999
£17,489,773
10
£226,482
£18,160,777
15
£110,611
£18,494,039
17
£67,360
£18,661,216
21
£29,106
£18,773,008
22
£12,484
£18,800,051
US Box Office Info

Highest US chart position: 1

Weeks on US box office: 10

US Box Office Chart History
Date
Place
Week
Total
1N
$80,000,000
$80,000,000
2
$26,251,000
$132,012,671
3
$11,618,898
$154,825,581
4
$6,426,000
$167,066,862
4▲▼
$4,007,000
$174,358,784
7
$1,911,613
$178,111,144
10
$1,157,000
$180,211,043
10▲▼
$855,000
$181,531,407
9
$748,000
$182,501,319
12
$282,000
$183,099,287
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Marvel unleashed their new movie and character to the MCU this weekend with Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings which not only opened at the top of the US box office but also got the top opening Labour Day weekend gross.

The Anticipation for Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings was so high that no other film opened at the US box office this weekend.

US box office QuickView

  • Number 1 - Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (1st weekend)
  • Highest debut - Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings (@1)
  • Longest run - Black Widow (9 weeks)
  • Highest total gross - Black Widow ($182.5 Mil)

US box office top 5 breakdown weekend 3rd - 5th September 2021.

Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

Considering the world is still in the grips of a global pandemic and people are still nervious about going back to the cinema for a movie to get the best opening Labour Day weekend ever is quite comething, but the new movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe has done just that.

The second movie in the MCU phase 4 series of movies opened to $71.4 Million, which is not as high as Black Widow's $80 Million but it is the second highest of the pandemic era.

Black Widow dropped quite fast and seemed to get upfront audience of people wanting to see the movie, good word of mouth with drive this movie forward and with a slow upcoming calendar of releases we could see this movie's gross climb to the highest of the year.

The movie has already broken into the top 10 movies of 2021 and after its debut release is number 9.

Candyman

Last weekends top movie falls to number 2 this week as the horror remake/sequel takes $10.5 Million on its second weekend, a large but expected 53% drop over last weekend.

This takes the movies total US gross to $39 Million over its 2 weekends of release.

Free Guy

The smash hit number 1 movie falls to number 3 this weekend with a gross of $8.7 Million, another slim drop over last weekend of just 36%.

The movie has been on the box office for 4 weekends now and has taken $91.8 Million over that time and is the sixth top movie of 2021.

The Paw Patrol Movie

THe children's favourite falls to number 4 this weekend with $4 Million, a 40% drop, giving the movie a total US gross of $30.3 Million over 3 weeks of release.

Jungle Cruise

Disney's action adventure movie falls to number 5 this weekend with $3.9 Million, a very slim 21% drop over last weekend.

This gives the Dwayne Johnson starring movie a total gross of $105.6 Million over its 6 weeks of release and its the 4th top movie of 2021.

The UK box office didn't get started in 2021 until 24th May so the summer season is the first season of the year to get any results from ticket sales after the last box office chart being 25th December 2020 and Wonder Woman 1984 topping that chart.

Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway

The top movie of the summer got off to a flying start which was Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway and it took £4 Million the weekend cinemas re-opened.

The sequel movie directed by Will Gluck and starring James Corden as Peter was the top movie in the country for the first weekend audiences were allowed back into cinemas and it hung around for 12 weeks and has to date taken over £20 Million.

Black Widow

The much delayed Black Widow finally got a release on 23rd July 2021 and topped the box office for 3 weeks.

The movie starring Scarlett Johansson and Florence Pugh was on the UK top 15 for 15 weekend and has to date grossed over £18 Million and is the second top movie of 2021.

Fast & Furious 9

The Fast Saga was back this year with Fast & Furious 9 which was released at the end of June and topped the box office for a couple of weeks.

The movie has taken over £16 Million in the UK and is the third top movie of summer 2021.

The Suicide Squad

There was a lot of hype around the James Gunn adaptation of The Suicide Squad which was released in late July and topped the box office on its release and the following weekend.

A 6 week UK box office run saw it gross £13 Million and is the fourth top in the UK over the summer of 2021.

Free Guy

A bit of a sleeper hit was the fifth top movie of the summer as Ryan Reynolds Free Guy which topped the box office in mid August for 3 weeks and has taken over £13 Million so far.

The movie is still on the box office as we go into the autumn and only got knocked off the top of the UK box office this last weekend by Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.

The top 10 movies of Summer 2021 looks like this.

  1. Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway - £20 Million
  2. Black Widow - £18.6 Million
  3. Fast & Furious 9 - £16.4 Million
  4. The Suicide Squad - £13.8 Million
  5. Free Guy - £13.2 Million
  6. Space Jam: A New Legacy - £12.2 Million
  7. Jungle Cruise - £11.7 Million
  8. A Quiet Place Part II - £11.5 Million
  9. Cruella - £9.44 Million
  10. The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It - £9.4 Million

Director Nia DaCosta brings her re-image of the 1990's Candyman movie to the big screen and hit the top of the box office on its debut weekend.

With a high profile new relese there are no other big movies out this weekend and the only other new release in the top 15 is An Egg Rescue at number 13 with $430,000.

US box office QuickView

  • Number 1 - Candyman (1st Weekend)
  • Highest debut - Candyman (@1)
  • Longest run - Black Widow (8 weeks)
  • Highest total gross - Black Widow ($181.5 Million)

US box office top 5 breakdown weekend 27th - 29th August 20221

Candyman

The classic horror movie from the 1990's is given a modern makeover by director Nia DaCosta which takes $22.3 Million on its debut weekend.

The original movie which stars Virginia Madsen and Tony Todd was from a story by renown horror write Clive Barker, the remake is brought to us by man of the moment horror diretor/producer Jordan Peele who wrote the story with the director DaCosta and Win Rosenfeld

Even more incredible is that this is the first movie to make its debut at the top of the US box office from a black female director, an amazing achievement.

Free Guy

The sleeper smash hit from director Shawn Levy falls to number 2 this weekend with a gross of $13.5 Million which is only 28% lower than last weekend on the movies third week on the box office.

This gives the movie a US total gross of $79.3 Million which makes it the 7th top movie of 2021.

The Paw Patrol Movie

Dropping to number 3 this week is the Children's favourite which takes $6.6 Million on its second weekend, a fairly steep 49% drop over last weekend.

The movie has now taken $24 Million in total in the US.

Jungle Cruise

Dropping a single place to number 4 this week is Disney's action adventure movie which takes $5 Million on its 5th weekend, a 19% drop.

The movie has now passed the $100 Million mark in America which makes it the 4th top movie of 2021.

Don't Breathe 2

The horror movie sequel falls to 5 with $2.8 Million, down 44%, giving the movie a total gross of $24.5 Million after 3 weeks of release.

It was another good weekend for Shawn Levy and Ryan Reynolds at the tUK box office as their comedy action movie Free Guy spends a second weekend at the top with hardly a drop on its debut gross.

Highest new movie of the weekend is People Just Do Nothing: Big In Japan which brought people out to the cinema but not in the number was expected while new action movie Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins can only manage a number 6 debut with £542,265.

Also new on this weekends top 10 is The Night House which enters at number 9 with £315,610.

UK box office QuickView

  • NUmber 1 - Free Guy (2ns weekend)
  • Highest debut - People Just Do Nothing: Big In Japan (@3)
  • Longest run - Black Widow (7 weeks)/li>
  • Highest total gross - Black Widow (£18.4 Million)

Uk box office top 5 breakdown weekend 20th - 22nd August 2021

Free Guy

Surprise hit of the summer starring Ryan Reynolds and Jodie Comer remains at the top of the UK box office for a second weekend taking £2.2 Million, a tiny 8% drop over its debut gross last weekend.

This could be contributed to the fact the UK public is starting to gain confidence going out the the cinema again, and equally it is a movie squarely aimed at the teen audience and the UK school are still out on their summer holidays.

The movie has taken £7.19 Million after 10 days of release and should be a top 10 movie of 2021 by next weekend.

The Paw Patrol Movie

Again benefitting from the school holidays the Children's TV favourite remains at number 2 for a second weekend with a gross of £1.03 Million, although showing its limited appeal it is 57% down on last weekend.

The movie has taken £4.4 Million on its 10 days of release.

People Just Do Nothing: Big In Japan

The hit BBC 3 TV show about a fake reality pirate radio show from London went big screen this weekend and landed at number 3 on the UK box office with £896,992.

It was perhaps expecting to be a bit bigger in the UK as the TV show has created a lot of hype and won BAFTA's, it will probably do well until the schools go back as it has big teen appeal.

The Suicide Squad

The comic book super villain movie falls to number 4 this weekend with £653,885, a 39% drop over last weekend, this gives the movie a total UK gross of £12.3 Million and the fourth top movie of 2021.

Jungle Cruise

Rounding out the top 5 is Disney's action movie starring Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt which takes £652,473, a small 23% drop thanks to the school holidays, giving the movie a total of £10 Million and the 7th top movie of 2021.

Free Guys spends a second weekend at the top of the US box office giving director Shawn Levy his boggest hit outside the Night at the Museum series.

Making its debut at number 2 is the children's film The Paw Patrol Movie

while outside the top 5 The Protege is new at number 7 with a debut gross of just under $3 Million.

Also new this weekend is The Night House at number 8 with $2.8 Million and Reminiscence at number 9 with $2 Million.

US box office QuickView

  • Number 1 - Free Guy (2nd Weekend)
  • Highest debut - The Paw Patrol Movie (@2)
  • Longest run - Black Widow (7 weeks)
  • Highest total gross - Black Widow ($180 Million)

US box office weekend top 5 breakdown 20th - 22nd August 2021

Free Guy

Spending a second weekend at the top of the US box office the Ryan Reynolds starring video game movie which takes $18.7 Million over its second weekend of release, a modest 34% drop over last weekend.

This gives director Shawn Levy his fourth biggest movie in the US with only the three Night at the Museum series ahead of it, and as were stil in the pandemic this is quite a feat.

The movie has a total US gross of $58.8 Million after 10 days of release and its now the 9th top movie of 2021.

The Paw Patrol Movie

The children's TV series turned hit movie is doing big business across the world and is impressively the runner up movie to Free Guy across many territories, and in the US makes its debut at number 2 with a gross of $13 Million.

With the US summer holidays all but over now it will rely on mothers wanting to entertain their very young children for an hour or so to take it forward, failing that a big drop could be on the cards next weekend.

Jungle Cruise

The Disney hit movie remains at number 3 this weekend with $6.2 Million, a slim 345 drop over last weekend, which gives the movie a $92.5 Million total over 4 weeks and is the 5th top movie of 2021.

Don't Breathe 2

The horror movie sequel slips to number 4 this weekend with $5 Million, a large 52% drop, which puts the movies total gross at $19.6 Million after 10 days of release.

Respect

Falling to number 5 is the Aretha Franklin bio-pic starring Jennifer Hudson which has a second weekend gross of $3.8 Million, 57% doen on last weekend, the movie has taken $15.1 Million total in the US.