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DIRECTED BY HARUO SOTOZAKI

Demon Slayer The Movie: Mugen Train 2021

Demon Slayer The Movie: Mugen Train

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Starring

Actor
Character
Natsuki Hanae
Kamado Tanjiro
Akari Kito
Kamado Nezuko
Hiro Shimono
Agatsuma Zenitsu
Yoshitsugu Matsuoka
Hashibira Inosuke
Satoshi Hino
Rengoku Kyojuro
Takahiro Sakurai
Giyu Tomioka
Katsuyuki Konishi
Tengen Uzui
Saori Hayami
Shinobu Kocho
Kenichi Suzumura
Obanai Iguro
Tomokazu Seki
Sanemi Shinazugawa
Tomokazu Sugita
Gyomei Himejima
Toshiyuki Morikawa
Kagaya Ubuyashiki
Rina Sato
Amane Ubuyashiki
Shinichiro Miki
Tanjuro Kamado
Houko Kuwashima
Kie Kamado
Kaede Hondo
Shigeru Kamado
You Taichi
Takeo Kamado
Konomi Kohara
Hanako Kamado
Aoi Koga
Rokuta Kamado
Rikiya Koyama
Rengoku Shinjuro
Megumi Toyoguchi
Rengoku Ruka
Junya Enoki
Rengoku Senjuro
Mariya Ise
Kyojuro Rengoku (child)
Daisuke Hirakawa
Enmu - Lower Moon One
Akira Ishida
Akaza - Upper Moon Three
Jun Kasama
Sayaka Senbongi
Takuya Eguchi
Hibiku Yamamura
Yuya Hirose
Shinya Takahashi
Saeko Akiho
Shugo Nakamura
Kanae Mitsuki
Zach Aguilar
Tanjiro Kamado
Abby Trott
Nezuko Kamado
Aleks Le
Zenitsu Agatsuma
Bryce Papenbrook
Inosuke Hashibira
Mark Whitten
Kyojuro Rengoku
Ryan Bartley
Hanako Kamado / Kyojuro Rengoku (child)
Ray Chase
Tengen Uzui
Jessica DiCicco
Shigeru Kamado
Lucien Dodge
Akaza - Upper Moon Three
Dorothy Elias-Fahn
Kie Kamado
Crispin Freeman
Gyomei Himejima
Erika Harlacher
Shinobu Kocho
Erik Scott Kimerer
Sanemi Shinazugawa
Mela Lee
White Haired Guide
Landon McDonald
Enmu - Lower Moon One
Michelle Ruff
Takeo Kamado
Philece Sampler
Rokuta Kamado
Kaiji Tang
Sanemi Shinazugawa
Kirk Thornton
Tanjuro Kamado
Cedric L. Williams
Senjuro Rengoku
Imari Williams
Shinjuro Rengoku
Suzie Yeung
Ruka Rengoku / Amane Ubuyashiki
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 117 minutes (1 hrs 57 mins)
UK BBFC Age Rating:  15 age rating
MPAA Age Rating: Demon Slayer The Movie: Mugen Train R age rating 
UK release date UK release: 26th May 2021
US release date US release: 23rd April 2021
UK total gross
United Kingdom Flag  £1.4 Million
US total gross
United States Flag  $47.7 Million
Global total gross
Global Flag  $498.5 Million
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Movie story - Demon Slayer The Movie: Mugen Train

A boy raised by boars who wears a boar's head and another boy who reveals his true power when he sleeps, board the Infinity Train on a new mission with the Flame Pillar.

Their mission is to hunt and defeat a demon that has killed many demon slayers, along the way Tanjiro wants to learn the secrets of his Fire Breathing technique derived from his father's Hinokami Kagura.

Top Grossing Movie Chart Position
UK total gross
£1,400,000
2930
Demon Slayer The Movie: Mugen Train
2931

US total gross
$47,700,000
1705
Demon Slayer The Movie: Mugen Train

Global total gross
$498,504,054
214
Demon Slayer The Movie: Mugen Train
UK Age Rating
UK BBFC Certificate: 15
Genres
Popular in these countries
  • United Kingdom United Kingdom
  • United States United States
  • Australia Australia
UK Box Office Chart History
Date
Place
Week
Total
Demon Slayer The Movie: Mugen Train
4N
£693,081
£693,081
10
£74,827
£1,001,786
13
£40,428
£1,357,821
17
£18,000
£1,400,000
US Box Office Info

Highest US chart position: 1

Weeks on US box office: 7

US Box Office Chart History
Date
Place
Week
Total
2N
$21,144,800
$21,144,800
1
$6,412,933
$34,118,776
2
$3,053,500
$37,172,276
4
$1,770,000
$41,900,000
5
$1,532,513
$43,956,487
7
$837,000
$45,958,000
8
$576,000
$47,700,000
Global Box Office Release Breakdown
No global box office info
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This weekend The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It makes it debit at the top of the UK box office and knocks Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway into second place after a week at the top.

Also new this week as the US public get used to going to the cinema again is Cruella at number 3 and the Japanese animated global smash Demon Slayer The Movie: Mugen Train at number 4.

Outside the top 10 movies there is a new release for First Cow which is directed by Kelly Reichardt and enters the box office at 13 with £21,862.

UK box office QuickView

  • Number 1 - The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It (1st Weekend)
  • Highest debut - The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It (@1)
  • Longest run - Everything except the new entries! (2 weeks)
  • Highest total gross - Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway (£7.4 Million)

UK top 5 breakdown weekend 28th - 30th May 2021.

The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It

Debut weekend for the new movie from the Conjuring Universe and the third film in the original series of movies.

The film takes a fairly impressive £2.7 Million over its debut weekend, altohugh this was boosted by preview showings which accounted for over £800,000 of business.

Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway

Falling to number 2 on its second weekend of release is the sequel movie directed by Will Gluck about the rabbit made famous by Beatrix Potter.

The movie takes £2.04 Million on its second weekend of release, a large 56% drop from last weekend, which gives the movie a £7.48 Million total.

Cruella

Disney release their latest live action movie as a origin tale for Cruella De'Vil which enters the box office at number 3 despite also being available the Disney streaming service, altohugh with extra cash for the pleasure.

The movie which stars Emma Stone and Emma Thompson took £1.4 Million on its debut weekend.

Demon Slayer The Movie: Mugen Train

The animated movie from director Haruo Sotozaki has been a mega smash across the world over the last year and has to date taken nearly $500 Million (£352 Million) since its release last October in Japan.

Its debut on the UK box office has it enter at 4 with a weekend gross of £693,081.

Godzilla Vs. Kong

Falling to number 4 this weekend is the monster smash up movie which has been a mega hit globally but as its been available on streaming in the UK for a while its UK gross has been low.

This weekend the movie take £254,172, a 68% drop from last weekend, for a total of £1.7 Million on its second weekend of release.

Director John Krasinski brings us his sequel to 2018s A Quiet Place and despite the long wait for the movie it dominates this weeks global box office.

The movie stars Krasinski real life wife Emily Blunt and has been hit by positive reviews and good global box office figures for a pandemic Hollywood movie.

Also making a big impact is Disney's Cruella which makes its debut at 2 while The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It makes a new appearance at 10 with a release in a few countries.

Global box office QuickView

  • Number 1 - A Quiet Place Part II (1st Weekend)
  • Highest debut - A Quiet Place Part II (@1)
  • Longest run - Stand By Me Doraemon 2 (17 weeks)
  • Highest total gross - Demon Slayer The Movie: Mugen Train ($491.4 Million)

Global box office top 5 analisys 28th - 20th May 2021.

A Quiet Place Part II

Taking over at the top of the global box office on its debut is the John Krasinski directed sequel movie which is released on 6 countries this weekend.

The movies takes a debut gross of $70.3 Million which is very good for a Hollywood movie during this pandemic era, and a sign that the box office is starting to return to normal.

Cruella

Disney release their long awaited Cruella De'vil origins movie to the world and despite it being released on Disney+ Premium as well it enters the global box office at number 2 from 30 countries.

The debut gross of the movie is 37.4 Million which is reasonable but could have been higher had it not been for A Quiet Place Part II at number 1.

Fast and Furious 9

The lastest Fast movie falls from the top to number 3 this week altohugh it is only playing in 8 countries with North America, Europe and Australia still to come.

This weekend the movie took $30.8 Million, an 81% drop from last weekend, which takes it to $229 Million global gross, it is now the fourth top global movie of 2021.

Stand By Me Doraemon 2

Jumping back into the top 5 is the Japanese animated movie which is at number 4 this weekend with $16.4 Million, a 99% increase from last weekend.

The movie has been on the box office for 17 weeks now and has taken $47.8 Million.

Love Will Tear Us Apart

The Chinese love story falls to number 5 this weekend with $5.1 Million, a 65% drop, giving the movie a total gross of $41.8 Million after 2 weeks.

Last weekend saw Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway at the top of the UK box office, with 4 new releases can any of them do enough to top the box office this weekend?

Here is a rundown of this weeks top new movies released at the cinema and on streaming.

Cruella

  • The movie is directed by Craig Gillespie
  • Craig Gillespie also directed Million Dollar Arm in 2014 which grossed £150.1 Thousand in the UK.
  • It stars Emma Stone who last starred in My Favorite Shapes By Julio Torres (2019).
  • The film also stars Emma Thompson who last appeared in How to Build a Girl (2019).

First Cow

  • The movie is directed by Kelly Reichardt
  • Kelly Reichardt also directed Meek's Cutoff in 2011 which grossed £27.6 Thousand in the UK.
  • It stars Alia Shawkat who last starred in Love Spreads (2020).
  • The film also stars John Magaro who last appeared in Sylvies Love (2020).

The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It

  • The movie is directed by Michael Chaves
  • Michael Chaves also directed The Curse of La Llorona in 2019 which grossed £1.5 Million in the UK.
  • It stars Patrick Wilson who last starred in Insidious: The Dark Realm (2021).
  • The film also stars Vera Farmiga who last appeared in Skin (2019).
  • Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga starred in The Conjuring (2013) together.

Demon Slayer The Movie: Mugen Train

  • The movie is from director Haruo Sotozaki
  • It is their directorial debut.
  • It stars Natsuki Hanae who last starred in Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna (2020).
  • The film also stars Akari Kito who is making a feature film debut.

Check back on Monday to see what new movies made it onto the Weekend Box Office Chart.

Next weeks there are 3 new movies

  • A Quiet Place Part II, Thursday, 3rd June
  • Dream Horse, Friday, 4th June
  • Land, Friday, 4th June

Demon Slayer The Movie: Mugen Train has already been a massive global box office hit having taken over $472 Million globally.

It is based on the Japanese animated series and is directed be famed director Haruo Sotozaki.

Movie Synopsis

A boy raised by boars who wears a boar's head and another boy who reveals his true power when he sleeps, board the Infinity Train on a new mission with the Flame Pillar.

Their mission is to hunt and defeat a demon that has killed many demon slayers, along the way Tanjiro wants to learn the secrets of his Fire Breathing technique derived from his father's Hinokami Kagura.

BBFC certificate breakdown.

  • Title: Demon Slayer The Movie: Mugen Train
  • BBFC age rating: 15 Certificate
  • Reason: strong violence, bloody images.
  • Release date: May 26th 2021
  • Runtime: 117m (1 hour 57 minutes)
  • Director: Haruo Sotozaki

As life for the cinema industry gets back to normal levels after the pandemic closed nearly all cinemas the much delayed new movie in the Saw series takes over at the top of the US box office.

The movie takes over from Wrath of Man which made its debut last weekend while Angelina Jolie's new movie Those Who Wish Me Dead makes a new entry at number 3.

US Box Office QuickView

  • Number 1 - Spiral: From The Book of Saw (1st Weekend)
  • Highest debut - Spiral: From The Book of Saw (@1)
  • Longest run - Tom & Jerry: The Movie (12 weeks)
  • Highest total gross - Godzilla Vs. Kong ($95 Million)

US box office top 5 breakdown 14th - 16th May 2021.

Spiral: From the Book of Saw

Seven film in and the Saw series is still going strong and the new episode in the long running series makes its debut this week at the top of the box office.

The movie starring the Hollywood A listers Chris Rock and Samuel L. Jackson takes $8.72 Million over its debut weekend.

With many new movies coming out over the coming weeks and months that have been delayed and hence there is a big appetite for will effect the future performance for the movie but its a good start and should de well for the next few weeks.

Wrath of Man

After an impressive debut last weekend at the top of the box office the new movie from director Guy Ritchie falls to number 2 this weekend with $3.74 Million, a 54% drop from last weekend.

The movie after 2 weekends on the box office has now taken a total of $14.6 Million.

Those Who Wish Me Dead

Making its debut at number 3 this weekend is the new movie starring Angelina Jolie which takes $2.8 Million.

Its a good debut for the movie which has had little hype and is getting a release as cinemas open and as many much delayed movie start to open.

Demon Slayer the Movie: Mugen Train

The Japanese animated feature falls to 4 this weekend with a weekend gross of $1.7 Million, a 42% drop.

The movie has now been on the box office for 4 weeks and has taken an excellent $41.9 Million.

Raya and the Last Dragon

Disneys latest animated take was released on Disney+ premium day and date with cinemas and yet it has still managed to be on the top 5 for 11 weeks and this weekend takes $1.7 Million, just 8% down from last week.

The movie has taken an excellent $46.12 Million since release.