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Up A U film should be suitable for audiences aged four years and over, although it is impossible to predict what might upset any particular child.

U films should be set within a positive framework and should offer reassuring counterbalances to any violence, threat or horror. If a work is particularly suitable for pre-school children, this will be indicated in the ratings info.

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Up

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Starring

Actor
Character
Edward Asner
Carl Fredricksen
Jordan Nagai
Russell
Charles Muntz
Bob Peterson
Dug / Alpha
Delroy Lindo
Beta
Jerome Ranft
Gamma
John Ratzenberger
Construction Foreman Tom
David Kaye
Newsreel Announcer
Elie Docter
Young Ellie
Jeremy Leary
Young Carl
Mickie McGowan
Police Officer Edith
Danny Mann
Construction Worker Steve
Donald Fullilove
Nurse George
Jess Harnell
Nurse AJ
Josh Cooley
Omega
Pete Docter
Campmaster Strauch
Mark Andrews
Additional Voices
Bob Bergen
Additional Voices
Brenda Chapman
Additional Voices
Emma Coats
Additional Voices
John Cygan
Additional Voices
Paul Eiding
Additional Voices
Tony Fucile
Additional Voices
Teresa Ganzel
Additional Voices
Sherry Lynn
Additional Voices
Laraine Newman
Teddy Newton
Additional Voices
Jeff Pidgeon
Additional Voices
Valerie LaPointe
Additional Voices
Jan Rabson
Additional Voices
Bob Scott
Additional Voices
Murat Sen
Sebastian Warholm
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Year: 2009
 96 minutes (1 hrs 36 mins)
France release date France release: 13th May 2009
UK release date UK release: 9th October 2009
 BBFC Age Rating:  U age rating
US release date US release: 29th May 2009
MPAA Age Rating: Up PG age rating 
UK total gross
  £34.3 Million
US total gross
  $293 Million
Global total gross
  $587.8 Million
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"Up" is one of the best films of the 21st century and it deserved to win the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature.
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Top Grossing Movie Chart Position
UK total gross
£34,284,193
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Up
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US total gross
$293,004,164
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Global total gross
$587,810,074
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UK Age Rating
UK BBFC Certificate: U
Genres
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  •  United Kingdom
  •  Vietnam
  •  Pakistan
UK Box Office Info

Highest chart position: 1

Weeks on box office: 11

UK Box Office Chart History
Date
Place
Week
Total
Up
1N
£6,411,836
£6,411,836
1▲▼
£5,162,325
£13,917,468
1▲▼
£3,807,003
£19,683,204
2
£3,443,130
£29,156,179
3
£1,293,662
£31,403,801
4
£985,722
£32,754,463
5
£642,134
£33,561,384
8
£327,174
£33,963,586
12
£136,872
£34,142,637
13
£73,496
£34,236,380
15
£25,526
£34,284,193
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Two big movies fought it out this weekend to win the UK box office with The Suicide Squad and Jungle Cruise both new this week, it was the DC universe villans who won in the end quite easily.

Jungle Cruise ended up coming in second by nearly a million pound while outside the top 5 Spirit Untamed entered at number 6 with £592,154, The Sparks Brothers came in at 11 with £123,005 and Limbo was new at 13 with £50,600.

Good news on this weeks box office, it is the highest total gross since the pandemic began with a total top 15 taking ove £10.5 Million.

UK box office QUickView

  • Number 1 - The Suicide Squad (1st Weekend)
  • Highest debut - The Suicide Squad (@1)
  • Longest run - Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway (11 weeks)
  • Highest total gross - Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway (£19.3 Million)

UK box office top 5 breakdown weekend 30th July - 1st August

The Suicide Squad

Director James Gunn who brought us the MCU movie Guardians of the Galaxy brings us his spin on the super villain movie and judging from the reviews its a grittier more violent take than the 2016 movie from director David Ayer.

This new spin on the comic book story takes £3.2 Million on its debut, and although its unfair to compare the 2016 movie took £11.2 Million on its debut.

Jungle Cruise

Disney bring us their latest Disneyland ride turned into a movie as Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt star in this lighthearted adventure comedy.

The movie makes its debut at number 2 with £2.2 Million and again its unfair to compare, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl which was also based on a Disneyland ride took £3.7 Million on its debut, so this is actually quite close!

Space Jam: A New Legacy

It's the summer holidays in the UK and after a very difficult year at school it seems the cinema is a popular choice of entertainment as the LeBron James starring toon flick takes £1.2 Million, a slim 8% drop over last weekend.

This gives the movie a total UK gross of £6.5 Million after 3 weeks of release and the seventh top movie of 2021.

The Croods: A New Age

The school holidays are turning this animated sequel into a sleeper hit as it falls to number 4 this weekend but takes £893,054, a 2% increase over last week.

The movie has been on the box office now for 3 weeks and has a UK gross of £4.2 Million, its the ninth top movie of 2021.

Black Widow

The latest Marvel movie is on its decline now but still hands onto a top 5 position as it falls from the top to number 5, quite a drop!

The movie takes £788,028 over the weekend which is a fairly good 44% drop consider its on its fourth weekend of release.

The movie has taken a total of £16 Million in the UK which makes it the second top grossing movie of 2021.

Marvel Studios movie Black Widow stays at the top of the Uk box office this weekend making it three consecutive weeks for the movie.

Highest new entry of the weekend is the M. Night Shyamalan directed Old which makes its debut at number 4 while outside the top 5 at number 10 is new entry Off the Rails from director Jules Williamson which takes £80,598.

UK box office QuickView

  • Number 1 - Black Widow (3rd Weekend)
  • Highest debut - Old (@4)
  • Longest run - Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway (10 weeks)
  • Highest total gross - Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway (£18.8 Million)
  • UK box office tp 5 breakdown weekend 23rd - 25th July 2021

    Black Widow

    The Marvel Cinematic Universe origins movie remains at the top of the UK box office for a third straight weekend this week taking £1.4 Million, a slim 22% drop over last weekend.

    This pushes the movies total gross over its three weekends to £13.8 Million, for obvious reasons its one of the lowest grossing movies from the Mavel/Disney collaboration but it is one of the top movies of 2021 in the UK at number 3 which is good and where you would expect it to be.

    To remain at the top of the chart next weekend is a big ask with Disney releasing Jungle Cruise with Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt and Warner releasing The Suicide Squad from director James Gunn.

    Space Jam: A New Legacy

    Destined to always be the runner up to Black Widow the toon and real life hybrid takes £1.3 Million over the weekend which is actually a 2% increase over last weekend, this can be contributed to the UK school summer holidays.

    This gives the movie a 2 weekend total gross of £3.6 Million, comparing to the original Space Jam movie and taking the pandemic into consideration this is still low.

    The Croods: A New Age

    A dissipating debut last weekend was a bit misleading for the toon sequel as it moved up to number 4 this weekend with £876,123, a 20% increase over last weekend, again contribute this to the school summer holidays.

    This gives the movie a 2 weekend gross of £2.05 Million.

    Old

    Director M. Night Shyamalan brings us his latest mystery movie with a twist and unlike its debut at the top in America it has to contend with a new entry at number 4.

    This is the highest new entry of the weekend, one which is really geared towards a teen to younger audience, but the movie takes £866,860 on its debut.

    The Forever Purge

    Falling to number 5 this weekend is the fifth movie in The Purge franchise which takes £598,803, a 17% drop, for a 2 weekend total of £1.8 Million.

Sony have released a new trailer for the Jason Reitman directed Ghostbusters: Afterlife which hit all Ghostbusters fans over the head with the nostalgia stick.

The first thing you notice about this trailer is the serious and horror tone of the movie, I know the originals were horror comedies, but this seems more like a Stranger Things style horror movie.

But saying that it looks like its going to be a lot of fun and the new kids do a great job of stepping into the Ghostbusters shoes.

As for the nostalgia, Annie Potts' Janine Melnitz turns up to give some wisdom about why Dr. Egon Spengler moved to a small American town, I hope she has a bigger role than the trailer suggest.

Also we see plenty of the old Ghostbusters equipment, a photo of the 4 originals, and the advert from the original movie plays throughout, and we get to see Paul Rudd have a strange Stay Puff Marshmallow Man experience in a supermarket!

Then in the end we get to see what is presumably Dr. Raymond Stantz, who seems to have the same phone number used in the original movie.

The movie gets a release on 12th November in the UK and a day eariler in America.

The MCU take a second weekend at the top of the global box office as Black Widow remains at number 1, but Space Jam: A New Legacy makes a strong challenge for the top on its second weekend.

The Space Jam sequel is the real top new movie at number 2, although it did get a release in Russia last week where is took $194,073, which makes Chinese movie The Day We Lit Up the Sky the top new movie making its debut at number 6 this weekend with $11.8 Million.

Global box offie QuickView

  • Number 1 - Black Widow (2nd Weekend)
  • Highest debut - The Day We Lit Up the Sky (@6)
  • Longest run - The Croods: A New Age (30 weeks)
  • Highest total gross - Fast & Furious 9 ($591.2 Million)

Global box office top 5 breakdown 16th - 18th July 2021

Black Widow

The Marvel movie which got delayed due to the pandemic remains at the top of the global box office this weekend with a gros of $56.1 Million from 49 territories, a large 65% drop from last weekend.

This gives the Scarlett Johansson starring movie a $264 Million total after 2 weeks of release.

Space Jam: A New Legacy

In reality the top new movie of the weekend but a Russian release last weekend means it actually climbs to number 2 with $54.6 Million from a huge 65 countries.

This gives the movie a total gross of $54.8 Million after 2 weeks of release.

Chinese Doctors

Falling to number 3 this weekend is the Chinese drama which takes $43.9 Million from just 1 country, only an 18% drop over last weekend.

The movie has taken a very respectable $136 Million take after 2 weeks.

Fast & Furious 9

Highest grossing movie on the global box office at the moment, The Fast Sage movie takes $36.2 Million, a 32% increase over last weekend, from 58 countries for a $591.2 Million total after 9 weeks.

Escape Room: Tournament of Champions

Released in a few countries last weekend, the horror sequel makes its top 10 debut this weekend with $12.2 Million, 93% higher than last week, from 19 countries, giving the movie a $13.3 Million total to date.

Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn turns his attention to the DC Extended Universe to bring us The Suicide Squad which has been given a 15 age rating by the BBFC.

The movie stars among other Idris Elba, Viola Davis and returning as Harley Quinn for a third time in movies Margot Robbie.

The movie is directed by James Gunn who brings us his take on the comic book replacing David Ayer who brought us the 2016 adaptation.

Movie Synopsis

Sending in the most dangerous group of Supervillains Bloodsport, Peacemaker, King Shark, Harley Quinn to name a few, the government want them to infiltrate the remote, enemy-infused island of Corto Maltese.

They have the best high-tech weapons to fight with as they trek through the dangerous jungle on a search-and-destroy mission, with only Col. Rick Flag on the ground to make them behave.

BBFC certificate breakdown.

  • Title: The Suicide Squad
  • BBFC age rating: 15 Certificate
  • Reason: strong bloody violence, gore, language, brief drug misuse
  • Release date: 30th July 2021
  • Runtime: 132m (2 hour 12 minutes)
  • Director: James Gunn
  • Starring: Idris Elba, Viola Davis, Margot Robbie