The Public 2018

The Public

Directed by

Emilio Estevez


Alec Baldwin
Alec Baldwin
Christian Slater
Christian Slater
Detective Bill Ramstead
Taylor Schilling
Stuart Goodson
Jena Malone
Jacob Vargas
Ernesto Ramirez
Gabrielle Union
Rebecca Parks
Derek Polen
William Larsen
Michael Kenneth Williams
Big George
Patrick Hume
Richard T. Jones
Chief Tom Edwards
Susanna Thompson
Marcy Ramstead
Spencer Garrett
John Harper
Michael Douglas Hall
Bryant Bentley
Cactus Ray
Nik Pajic
'Angry' Mike
Jared Earland
Dale Hodges
Jon Osbeck
Security Officer Williams
Keith McGill
Brian Gallagher
Nick Pirrmann
Ben Raanan
Naked Man
Mia Vera
Globe Girl
Reggie Willis
Black Patron
Ming Wang
Female Asian Patron
David Myers Gregory
Nerdy Patron
Sean Fannin
Nerdy College Patron
Chauncey Ragland
Student Patron
Shyra Thomas
Young Woman Patron
Kurt Roberson
Deaf patron
Sara Mackie
Female Patron
Dominic Mcneal
Young Homeless Patron
A. John Beeler
Homeless Patron
Angela Chambers
Homeless Woman
Marcus B. Jackson
Detective Patterson
Domenyk Mitchell
Pizza Delivery Man
Kelvin Webb
Earl Bradley
Jason Fleming
Sargeant @ Drop Off
Michael Lee
Cop @ Drop Off
Casey Gries
Hippie Girl @ Drop Off
John E. Brownlee
Library Security
Clyde Harper
Homeless Man
B.P. Taylor
Background-Homeless library patron
Dylan Keith Adams
Looky Loo
Mark Angel
Bearded Homeless Man
Mark Angel
Bearded Homeless Man
Anthony Antal
Core Homeless Man
Dominique Ayers
Background Extra
Michael Lee Bailey
Core Homeless Man
Anita Farmer Bergman
Library Patron
Damon Binford
Core Homeless Man
Ray Bouderau
Lieutenant Ray
Brian Bowman
Police Officer
Tyler Joseph Campbell
Core Homeless Man
Elliott Carr
Police Officer
Cliff Cash
Homeless Man
Alejandro Castillo
Homeless Man
Wylie Caudill
Shuo Chen
Lesleigh Chumbley
Looky Loo
Amy Kay Clark
On-Air Reporter
Angela Coburn
Jill Coughlin
Homeless Library Patron
William Cross
Laura Dejean
Richard Doone
Donnie Dunn
Homeless Man
Shawn P. Farrell
Core Homeless Man
Robert Gerding
Attorney, SWAT
Sammy Geroulis
Jeremy Greenwell
Sick Homeless Patron
Jason Marcus Griffith
Homeless Man
John W. Harden
News crew
Al Harland
Riot Police
Deshawn Harris
Core Homeless
Jennifer Henson
Homeless Character / Patron
Adam Hicks
Riot Police
Matt Hudson
William C. Ingram
Homeless Guitar Player
Justin Inman
Homeless Man
Steven Johnson
Homeless Guy
Susan Kile
Homeless Woman
Gregory M. Knight
Core Homeless Man
Bret Aaron Knower
Core Homeless Man
Bryan Kruse
Police Officer
Michael Laurianti
Riot Policemen
Daniel J. Le Saint
Riot Police
Dillon Lynch
Core Homeless
Luna Madison
Librarian Extra
Gary Maloney
Homeless Man / Looky Loo / Donor
Joe Maurer
Homeless man
Harry McCane
Sleeping Homeless Man
Kevin McCane
News Cameraman
Kenneth Meyer
Police Officer
Brianna Moreau
Library Patron
John Newsom
Sgt John Ostrow
Michael D Overman
Core Homeless Man
Franco Pinacchio
Riot Police Officer
David Pittinger
Riot Police Officer
Charles Poole
Riot Police
Michelle Poole
Joanne Popolin
Aaron Pullins IV
Core homeless man
Don Reilly
Riot Police Officer
Matt Ridley
Library Security
Nicholas Earl Schmidt
Homeless Man
Steven Schraub
Riot Police Officer
Brian Seltzer
Riot Police Officer
Brooke Singleton
Looky Loo
Vince Hobart Smith
Cincinnati Police Dep't
Christina Sparks
Car passenger
Carly Tamborski
Channel 9 News Reporter
Hickory Taylor
Doc, Homeless Man
Jasmine Taylor
News Reporter
Michael Urriquia
Core Homeless Man
Jim Waldfogle
Core Homeless Man
Steven Terry Walker
BOD Trustee Foley
Victoria Watkins
Cincinnati Police Detective
Ted J. Weil
Disturbed Male Patron
Eric Thomas Wilber
Homeless Man
Mallory Young
Homeless Women
 119 minutes (1 hrs 59 mins)
UK BBFC Age Rating:  15 age rating
MPAA Age Rating: The Public PG-13 age rating 
UK release date UK release: 21st February 2020
US release date US release: 5th April 2019
Canada release date Canada release: 9th September 2018
UK total gross
United Kingdom Flag  £2.2 Thousand

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The box office had a slow start to the year with the shut-downs due to the ongoing global pandemic, but when they did re-open the public were slow to go back and there were many films released earlier in the year which under performed.

As the year progressed the public gained confidence in sitting in dark rooms with strangers and the year ended with the biggest movie of the year as Marvels MCU was the big outright winner.

Here is a breakdown of the top 5 movie of 2021 at the North American box office.

Spider Man: No Way Home

The Marvel/MCU/Sony movie was released late into December but beat expectations and has become the top movie of the year in North America through expectation, hype and the fact that it is every Spider-Fan's perfect movie.

The film hit the top of the 2021 list on its opening weekend and has so far taken over $500 Million, and as the movie is only 3 weeks old there is clearly more to come.

Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

Another Marvel/MCU movie but this time very much a Disney product, and the movie can just at the point in late summer when the public was ready to go back to cinemas, and as many had not been in a cinema for over a year they flock to see the first Asian American superhero.

The movie took $224.5 Million during its 13 week box office run and took over from Black Widow when it did become the top movie of 2021 for a few weeks.

Venom: Let There Be Carnage

Sony had a good year in 2021, and although this is not directly a MCU movie it has enough connection to be closely associated, and the sequel movie did better than expected in its early autumn release.

Taking an excellent $212.4 Million over a 12 week span the movie is still currently showing in some cinemas in North America so its total could end up higher.

Black Widow

One of the first major releases in North America once cinemas began to open again, the solo outing for Scarlett Johansson's Black Widow didn't do as well as expected, but it got a Disney+ streaming release at the same time as its cinemas release.

Taking $183.6 Million over its 14 week cinematic run the movie was briefly the top movie of the year.

Fast & Furious 9

One of the first movie to get delayed at the very start of the pandemic which closed nearly all North American cinemas the 9th instalment in the Fast & Furious series finally got a release in June of this year, a year after its original scheduled release.

A 15 week run in cinemas gave the movie a total US gross of $173 Million, which even taking the delay into consideration is poor for a movie in this franchise.

Here is the top 10 movies in North America during 2021

  1. Spider-Man: No Way Home - $467.3 Million
  2. Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings - $224,5 Million
  3. Venom: Let There Be Carnage - $212.4 Million
  4. Black Widow - $183.6 Million
  5. Fast & Furious 9 - $173 Million
  6. Eternals - $164.5 Million
  7. A Quiet Place Part I - $160 Million
  8. No Time To Die - $158.6 Million
  9. Free Guy - $121.6 Million
  10. Ghostbusters: Afterlife - $120.5 Million
See the full 2021 North American box office

Spider-Man: No Way Home got its debut in the UK and Ireland on Wednesday, it has scored a massive £7.6 Million (including Ireland) on its opening day.

This is bigger than the opening gross for the last Bond movie No Time To Die which took £4.8 Million on its first day.

To date it is the UK's top movie of 2021 with over £96 Million, and it is the third top movie of all time behind Stat Wars: The Force Awakens and fellow Bond movie Skyfall.

No Time To Die was released in a time when the public was just beginning to get confidence in going back to public place safely which could have effected the movies opening day, although with COVID-19 cases going up in the UK again the opening day for Spider-Man: No Way Home is very impressive.

With this in mind it looks like we are heading for the biggest opening weekend in the UK and Ireland in the last few year, it will be inserting to see if it can top the 2021 list at the same time?

At the box office this weekend the summer kicked off properly with the sequel movie A Quiet Place Part II which makes its debut a the top of the UK box office.

Last weeks top movie The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It drops down to number 4 while Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway and Cruella continue to do well.

Also new this weekend is Dream Horse at number 5 while further down the chart is Felix and the Hidden Treasure at number 11 with £43,011 on its debut.

UK box office QquickView

  • Number 1 - A Quiet Place Part II (1st Weekend)
  • Highest debut - A Quiet Place Part II (@1)
  • Longest run - Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway (3 weeks) (There were many other films with a 3 weeks run)
  • Highest total gross - Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway (£12.6 Million)

Uk box office top 5 breakdown 4th - 6th June 2021

A Quiet Place Part II

Directed by John Krasinski and starring his real life wife Emily Blunt this is the sequel to 2018's A Quiet Place and lands at the top of the UK box office on its debit.

The movie took £3.5 Million which is good considering that cinemas are still on limited capacity and the public are only just getting used to going back to the cinema after such a long time away.

Interestingly the first movie took only £2.6 Million on its debut and has to content with a debut at number 2, so in the face of the pandemic the sequel has done better!

Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway

This sequel movie was always going to do well at the box office, it was just the feel good film the country needed after the year or lockdown and star James Cordon is a massive pull in the UK.

The movie takes £2 Million this weekend which is almost identical to its weekend gross from last weekend and the film stays firm at number 2.

After 3 weeks of release the movie has taken £12.6 Million and is the top movie of 2021 so far.


Disney's villain origin movie which has had some good reviews stays put at number 3 this weekend with £1.28 Million, a slim 12% drop from last weekend.

The movie has been on the box office now for 2 weekends and has a total UK gross of £4.5 Million.

The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It

Falling hard from the top spot in the horror movie from The Conjuring Universe which takes £1.03 Million this weekend, a 62% drop giving it a total of £5.3 Million after 2 weekends.

Dream Horse

Making its debut at number 5 this week is the new movie from director Euros Lyn which stars Toni Collette and takes £209,389 on its debut.

As cinemas re-open in bigger numbers in the UK and the public get more comfortable with sitting in a dark room with a mask on the midweek box office chart has The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It set for a number one debut.

The movie, which is the third in The Conjuring main series but the 8th in the extended universe got a UK release on Wednesday 26th May, also getting a release on that day is Demon Slayer The Movie: Mugen Train.

The Japanese animated movie has been a global smash taking nearly $500 Million so far and it set for a top 3 release, the midweek position is number 2.

Wednesday May 27th UK box office.

  1. The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It
  2. Demon Slayer The Movie: Mugen Train
  3. Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway
  4. Nomadland
  5. Spital: From the Book of Saw

This weekend marks the first weekend that indicates there are signs of a return to normal as the Warner Bros. movie Godzilla Vs. Kong storms into the box office with the highest debut gross since cinemas closed in March 2020.

The monster battle movie opened in America on Wednesday and has taken an incredible $48 Million until the end of Sunday night.

Also new on the box office is The Unholy which came in at 2 and The Girl Who Believes In Miracles which entered the box office at 6 with $580,000.

US box office Quickview.

  • Number 1 - Godzilla Vs. Kong (1st Weekend)
  • Highest debut - Godzilla Vs. Kong (@1)
  • Longest run - The Croods: A New Age (19 weeks)
  • Highest total gross - The Croods: A New Age ($56.3 Million)

Here is the North American box office top 5 breakdown 2nd - 4th April 2021

Godzilla Vs. Kong

Bringing together 2 of the biggest monsters in the cinema world has re-ignited the box office in a way where others have failed and the high action special effects movie takes $48.5 Million since its opening over 5 days.

The weekend Friday to Sunday gross is $32.2 Million which is still higher than anything in recent times.

The movie is now the third biggest movie since the pandemic started needing to just beat The Croods: A New Age and Tenet which it will do, but more importantly it getting the public back in movie theatres, and with most cinemas still only at 25% capacity this is even more impressive.

And to top things off the movie has even beaten the opening gross of the 2019 movie Godzilla: King of the Monsters which managed nearly $48 Million with no pandemic closures and limitations!

Finally the movie took 80% of the total of this weeks top 15 movie.

The Unholy

After all the news about Godzilla Vs. Kong its easy to forget that there was also a new movie at number 2, Evan Spiliotopoulos directs Jeffrey Dean Morgan in the movie which takes a very respectable $3.2 Million over the weekend.

The movie got fairly bad reviews but the public seem to like it and its good to see a second new movie hitting the box office in the current box office climate.


Falling from number 1 to number 3 this weekend the Bob Odenkirk starring movie takes 3.07 on its second weekend of release, a 55% drop, giving the movie a total of $11.87 Million.

Raya and the Last Dragon

Disneys latest animated feature is this week at number 4, falling from number 2, with $1.4 Million, a 44% drop from last weekend.

The movie has now taken $39.5 Million after 5 weeks in cinemas, and with it also Disney+ prime that will have taken some of the box office taking from the movie.

Tom and Jerry

The cat and mouse duo fall to 5 this weekend with $1.4 Million, 44% down, giving it a $39.5 Million over 6 weeks.

The movie is currently the top grossing movie in America for 2021, it will lose out that place by next weekend by Godzilla Vs. kong.