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Highest chart position: 2
Weeks on box office: 9
19th January 2021
After scoring a big hit towards the end of 2020 with Honest Thief Liam Neeson is back once again in the Pandemic era with The Marksman which makes its debut a the top.
With many cinemas in the US still closed there are no other new film on the top 10 this weekend and the top 5 just performs a bit of a shift with everything dropping one place.
With no sigh yet of a return to normal we have a while to wait until we get a substantial new release.
US box office Quickview.
Weekly breakdown of the US top 5 15th - 17th January 2021
Liam Neeson strikes again as he returns to the top in his latest starring role which takes $3.2 Million on its debut weekend.
Compared to Neeson's last release during the COVID-19 pandemic this is a little lower as Honest Thief took $3.7 Million on its debut.
The DC Universe superhero movie is available on streaming which will have effected its box office performance but this week falls from the top where it spent 3 weeks to number 2 with $2.6 Million, only 13% down from last weekend.
The movie has now taken $35.8 Million over its for weeks of release, as a comparison the original Wonder Woman from 2017 had taken $318.1 Million by the same point, but a comparison is unfair of course.
Doing surprisingly well still is the animated sequel starring Nicholas Cage which this week takes just over $2 Million, an increase of 11% from last weekend.
This pushes the movies total gross to $39.2 Million after 8 weeks of release, quite a feat considering the pandemic and that the movie is available on streaming.
The Tom Hanks staring Oscar contender falls to 4 this weekend with a gross of $1 Million, 15% drop from last weekend, giving the movie $8.5 Million after 4 weeks of release.
Paul W.S. Anderson's video game adaptation is at 5 this weekend with $920,000, 17% down from last weekend, giving the movie a new total of $9 Million after 5 weeks.
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.
2nd December 2020
With only 30 cinemas open in the whole of the UK anything can happen, and this week the 30 year old favourite Christmas movie Home Alone is the anything that can happen.
The movie makes its debut on re-entry at the top of the UK box office on a weekend where nothing else new happened and there were no new, new entries!
With cinemas set to open in some English areas by next weekend, and some new releases hitting next weeks chart could look a lot different.
Here is the UK box office Quickview.
The UK box office top 5 breakdown 27th - 29th November 2020.
Directed by Chris Columbus and starring a young Macaulay Culkin this holiday favourite was a massive hit in December of 1990 where it was a number 1 movie for 3 weeks.
With only and handful of cinemas open in Scotland and Whales the movie took £2,705 over the weekend.
The film has taken a total of £9.6 Million since its initial release and has spent 28 weeks on the box office.
The Liam Neeson movie refuses to go away and this week jumps back up to number 2 with £1,963, a 3% increase from last weekend.
6 weeks in and the movie has taken a total of £662,012 at the box office.
Dropping to number 3 this week is the adaptation directed by Marc Munden which takes £1,657 over the weekend, a drop of 37%, this gives the movie a £677,429 total after 6 weeks of release.
Dropping from the top this week is the animated sequel which takes £1,599, dropping 55% from last weeks total, this gives the movie a total gross os £996,391 over 6 weeks.
Released at the end of October this animated tale from directors Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart has been bouncing around the box office for a few weeks now and had disappeared completely, but this week makes a re-entry at number 5.
This weekend it took £1,496 which boosts its total to £37,721 after 3 weeks on the box office since release.
26th November 2020
This weekend saw Two By Two: Overboard! rebound back to the top of the Uk box office in a marketplace where only cinemas in Whales and Scotland were open with the lockdown in England still set to last another couple of weekends.
Highest new movie was the documentary Collective at number 3 while further down the box office The Kid Detective made a debut at number 7 with £1,478.
Here is the box office Quickview.
Here is a rundown of the top 5 movies at the UK box office 20th - 22nd November 2020
Going back to the top of the UK box office after a couple of weekends away is the animated feature directed by Toby Genkel and Sean McCormack
On its 5th weekend of release, and its 3rd at the top the movie takes £3.422, 20% up from last weekend, for a total of £994,099, so close to a million!
Falling from the top, Marc Munden's retelling of the classic novel is at number 2 this weekend with £2,635.
The movie is down 49% from last weekend and has taken a total of £647,560 over 5 weeks of release.
Highest new movie of the weekend is this documentary by director Alexander Nanau which takes £1.926 on its debut.
The Liam Neeson starring revenge thriller directed by Mark Williams falls to number 4 this week with £1,910, a 40% drop from last weekend giving the movie £659,443 over 5 weeks of release.
Three weeks on the this little feel good movie from director Charles Martin Smith makes its way into the top 5.
The movie has climbed each week its been released and this week takes £1,757, only 5% down from last weekend.
The movie has now taken £6,075 after 3 weeks of release.