Box Office Chart and Latest Releases (Week of 24 October 2019)

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Yeah, new title. Trying to make it more punch-y. And yeah, better for Google searches.

The way BoxOfficeMojo (so iMDB) did their weekly charts changed so there is more up-to-date information. That or I was just missing the latest charts a times… Either way, there is overlap this week so the charts are directly comparable for once. Also means coping the information over to the big post here is a little harder but ya’ll here for the big pile of information here so that’s something.

Joker managed to hold off Maleficent for the top spot in the UK but not in the US. I think the fight to be number on is not over quite yet in that regard. Also high in the UK chart is Shaun the Sheep, a very British creation that will no doubt confuse Americans as much as Peppa Pig did/does for mostly the same reasons.

After that, Zombieland is high in both as Gemini Man and Abominable. The Addams Family is hight in the US chart but comes out Friday (tomorrow) in the UK so isn’t about yet. There’s always at least one ‘in one, not the other’ every week.

That said, here’s the UK Weekend Box Office,

UK Weekend Box Office (Supplied by BFI, 18 – 20 October 2019);

Rank Film Country Weekend Gross (£) Distributor
1 Joker USA/Can £5,489,716 Warner Bros
2 Maleficent: Mistress Of Evil UK/USA £3,300,000 Disney
3 Shaun The Sheep Movie: Farmageddon UK £1,305,511 StudioCanal
4 Zombieland: Double Tap USA £1,242,352 Sony Pictures
5 Abominable USA/Chn £999,351 Universal
6 Gemini Man USA £711,925 Paramount
7 Official Secrets UK/USA £537,990 eOne Films
8 Judy UK £520,932 20th Century Fox
9 Downton Abbey UK/USA £420,135 Universal
10 Hustlers USA £173,699 STX Entertainment
11 Corpus Christi Pol £64,450 Vertigo
12 Mystify: Michael Hutchence Aus/UK £62,776 Dogwoof
13 Dora & The Lost City Of Gold UK/USA/Aus £55,546 Paramount
14 Ad Astra USA/Bra/Chn £50,231 20th Century Fox
15 Toy Story 4 USA £49,334 Disney

And here is the US/International box office chart for this week;

US/International Box Office (Supplied by BoxOfficeMojo, 18 – 24 October 2019);

Rank Title Studio Weekly Gross Last Week
1 Maleficent: Mistress of Evil Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures $43,174,909
2 Joker Warner Bros. $35,796,274 1
3 Zombieland: Double Tap Sony Pictures Releasing $32,027,132
4 The Addams Family United Artists Releasing $18,738,606 2
5 Gemini Man Paramount Pictures $10,144,304 3
6 Abominable Universal Pictures $4,051,670 4
7 Downton Abbey Focus Features $3,997,570 5
8 Hustlers STX Entertainment $2,529,811 6
9 Judy Roadside Attractions $2,093,144 7
10 It Chapter Two Warner Bros. $1,723,890 9
11 Jexi Lionsgate $1,566,728 8
12 Parasite Neon $1,241,334 16
13 Ad Astra Fox $1,016,326 10
14 Rambo: Last Blood Lionsgate $699,848 11
15 The Lighthouse A24 $511,680

Lastly, here’s the list of this weeks releases in the UK;

24 October
Event Cinema: “Don Pasquale – ROH London Opera”, UK – Royal Opera House

25 October
“A Good Woman Is Hard To Find”, UK/Bel – Signature Entertainment
“Black And Blue”, USA – Sony Pictures
“By The Grace Of God”, Fra/Bel – Curzon
“Chained For Life”, USA – Anti-Worlds Film & Television Ltd
“Connect”, UK – Angel Face
“Countdown”, USA – STX Entertainment
“Hey Duggee At The Cinema – Autumn Collection”, UK – Vue Entertainment
“Hoop Dreams [25th Anniversary]”, USA – Violet Pictures
“Housefull 4”, Ind – Disney
“Monos”, Col/Swi/USA/Arg/Swe/Fra/Ned/Urg/Ger/Den – Picture House Entertainment
“Saand Ki Aankh”, Ind – Reliance Big Pictures
“The Addams Family”, USA/Can – Universal
“The Beach Bum”, CH/UK/Fra/USA – Blue Finch Film Releasing
“Last Black Man In San Francisco”, USA – Universal
“The Pilgrim’s Progress”, USA – 4DM/Lighthouse Alliance
“Bigil”, Ind – Sun Media
“Jesus Is King”, USA – IMAX
“Kaithi”, Ind – Ksquare Entertainments
“Made In China”, Ind – Cinestaan AA Distributors
“Nieznajomi”, Pol – Magnetes
“Trick Or Treat”, UK – Evolutionary Films

26 October
“Manon – Met Opera 2019 (Opera)”, USA – Trafalgar

27 October
Event Cinema: “Raymonda – Bolshoi Ballet 2019 (Ballet)”, Rus – Trafalgar

28 October
Event Cinema: “Western Stars”, USA – Warner Bros

29 October
“Leonardo: The Works”, UK – Seventh Art Distribution
“Dracula – Northern Ballet 2019 (Ballet)”, UK – CinemaLive

30 October
“Yves Saint Laurent: The Last Collections”, Fra – MUBI Film

Want to read more entertainment charts and releases? UK Gaming charts posted Mondays and Films Box Office charts posted Thursdays.

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