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The Kid Detective No one younger than 15 may see a 15 film in a cinema.

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The Kid Detective

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Starring

Actor
Character
Adam Brody
Abe Applebaum
Sophie Nelisse
Caroline
Sarah Sutherland
Lucy
Jesse Noah Gruman
Young Abe
Wendy Crewson
Mrs. Applebaum
Jonathan Whittaker
Mr. Applebaum
Peter MacNeill
Principal Erwin
Lisa Truong
Lisa
Sophia Webster
Jackie
Dallas Edwards
Calvin
Tzi Ma
Mr. Chang
Isaac Kragten
Billy
Amalia Williamson
Melody
Sharon Crandall
Mrs. Chang
Marlaina Andre
Abe's Aunt
Maurice Dean Wint
Constable Cleary
Marcus Zane
Jace
Alicia Brand
Older Gracie Gulliver
Kaitlyn Chalmers-Rizzato
Gracie Gulliver
Zane Charendoff
Overnighter
Audrey Dymond
Penelope
Avery Esteves
Bobby
Kira Gelineau
Gracie's Friend
Bethanie Ho
Vicky
Kevin Hoffman
Abe's Uncle
Giovanna Moore
Barmaid
Devin Myler
Abe's Dealer
Tracy Rowland
Calvin's Mom
Deborah Tennant
Widow Gulliver
Vanessa Tignanelli
Hipster Chick
Lorelai Victoria
Abe's Cousin
Janice Yang
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2020
 97 minutes (1 hrs 37 mins)
UK release date Released: 20th November 2020
 BBFC Age Rating:  15 age rating
US release date Released: 16th October 2020
MPAA Age Rating: The Kid Detective R age rating 

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Top Grossing Movie Chart Position
UK total gross
£2,818
9714
The Kid Detective
9715

UK Age Rating
UK BBFC Certificate: 15
Genres
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  •  United States
  •  United Kingdom
  •  Canada
UK Box Office Release Breakdown
UK release date:

Highest chart position: 7

Weeks on box office: 2

UK Box Office Chart History
Date
Place
Week
Total
7N
£1,478
£1,478
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£646
£2,818
News from around the web
The Kid Detective ending explained: Who killed Patrick and why does Abe cry?  HITC - Football, Gaming, Movies, TV, Music Fri, 12th February 2021

The Kid Detective review – one of the darkest comedies of the year  The Guardian Sat, 21st November 2020

Adam Brody on 'Kid Detective' + 'Promising Young Woman'  Backstage Fri, 26th February 2021

‘The Kid Detective’ Review: This Smart, Handsomely Noir-esque Whodunit Is No Child’s Play  Variety Thu, 15th October 2020

The Kid Detective review – cutesy crime caper takes a dark left turn  The Guardian Wed, 14th October 2020

'The Kid Detective': Film Review  Hollywood Reporter Fri, 16th October 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.

  • Number 1 - Two By Two: Overboard! (3rd weekend)
  • Highest debut - Collective (@3)
  • Longest run - 100% Wolf (14 weeks)*
  • Highest total gross - Tenet (£17,418,700)*
  • *Not including catalogue re-releases

Here is a rundown of the top 5 movies at the UK box office 20th - 22nd November 2020

Two By Two: Overboard!

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!

The Secret Garden~2020

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.

Collective

Collective

Highest new movie of the weekend is this documentary by director Alexander Nanau which takes £1.926 on its debut.

Honest Thief

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.

A Christmas Gift From Bob

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.

Last weekend saw The Secret Garden climb to the top of the UK box office, but in England cinemas are still closed so again the box office is looking at the few cinemas open in Wales and Scotland.

There are 3 movies this week hitting either cinemas or going direct to streaming.

The Kid Detective

  • This new release stars Adam Brody who's last film was Promising Young Woman (2020)
  • It also stars Sophie Nelisse who appeared in Close (2019).
  • The film is brought to us by new director Evan Morgan.

Another Round

Another Round
  • The movie is directed by Thomas Vinterberg who directed The Commune in 2016.
  • It stars Mads Mikkelsen and Thomas Bo Larsen who were last seen together in The Hunt which grossed £103,544.

Ashens And The Polybius Heist

  • Also this week there is Ashens And The Polybius Heist from director Riyad Barmania marking a directorial debut.
  • The film features Stuart Ashen and Robert Llewellyn in starring roles.

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

Next weeks there are 4 new movies

  • The Loss Adjuster, Friday, 27th November
  • A Christmas Carol, Friday, 27th November
  • Possessor, Friday, 27th November
  • Malibu Road, Wednesday, 28th October