Weekly Film Charts and Releases (10 October 2019)

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Well consider me a clairvoyant as my call about Downton Abbey being number one for one last week was very wrong. On both counts. Joker, unsurprisingly, shot to number one in the UK but it didn’t come out in time for this weeks international charts. Although it did get to number one in the international weekend chart but puting in three charts is a little overkill so just do the weekly one to have a more overall view rather than just release weekends. In the end Abominable took the number one spot (for now) instead.

As a comparison, Just went up to number two in the UK but only got to number seven internationally. After those two points it’s the usual same films with the usual exchanges, like War and Good Boys being eighth in the UK and international charts respectively while Good Boys didn’t chart in the UK and War is only 22nd internationally.

As a full list, here’s the UK Weekend Box Office,

UK Weekend Box Office (Supplied by BFI, 4 October – 6 October 2019);

Rank Film Country Weekend Gross (£) Distributor
1 Joker USA/Can £12,555,329 Warner Bros.
2 Judy UK £2,086,969 20th Century Fox
3 Downton Abbey UK/USA £1,461,074 Universal
4 Hustlers USA £590,646 STX Entertainment
5 Ad Astra USA/Bra/Chn £467,983 20th Century Fox
6 The Lion King UK/USA £366,121 Disney
7 It: Chapter Two USA/Can £358,877 Warner Bros.
8 War Ind £345,418 Yash Raj
9 Dora & The Lost City Of Gold UK/USA/Aus £304,580 Paramount
10 Ready Or Not USA £253,340 20th Century Fox
11 Toy Story 4 USA £245,957 Disney
12 Hitsville: The Making Of Motown UK/USA £235,542 Altitude
13 Rambo: Last Blood USA £168,960 Lionsgate
14 My People, My Country Chn £135,349 Guang Hua Media
15 Casino Royale (Secret Cinema 2019) UK/USA/Cze £129,417 Independent

And here’s the international top 15 box office for comparison,

International Box Office (Supplied by BoxOfficeMojo, 27 September – 3 October 2019);

Rank Title Studio Weekly Gross Last Week
1 Abominable Universal $25,833,115 N
2 Downton Abbey Focus Features $21,617,085 1
3 Hustlers STX Entertainment $15,857,169 4
4 Ad Astra 20th Century Fox $13,723,168 2
5 It: Chapter Two Warner Bros. (New Line) $13,329,108 5
6 Rambo: Last Blood Lionsgate $11,698,085 3
7 Judy Roadside Attractions $4,458,443 N
8 Good Boys Universal $2,772,765 6
9 The Lion King (2019) Disney Buena Vista $2,173,396 7
10 Angel has Fallen Lionsgate $2,096,682  8
11 Friends 25th: The One With The Anniversary Fathom Events $2,008,085 18
12 Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw Universal $1,502,875 10
13 The Peanut Butter Falcon Roadside Attractions $1,277,201 12
14 Overcomer Sony Affirm Film $1,260,942 9
15 Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark Lionsgate $1,013,721 14

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

10 October:
Event Cinema: “Billy Connolly – The Sex Life Of Bandages”, UK – CinemaLive

11 October:
“Abominable”, USA/Chn – Universal
“A Bump Along The Way”, UK – Element Pictures
“Gemini Man”, USA – Paramount
“American Woman”, USA – Signature Entertainment
“The Day Shall Come”, UK/USA – eOne Films
“Tehran: City Of Love”, UK/Ira/Nld – New Wave
“Farming”, UK/USA – Lionsgate
“The Dead Center” USA – Arrow Films
“Suzi Q”, Au – MusicFilmNetwork
“The Sky Is Pink”, Ind – PackYourBag Films
“Tara Mira”, Ind – B4U Movies
“Legiony”, Pol – Magnetes
“Petromax”, Ind – Sun Media
“Aruvam”, Ind – Ksquare Entertainments
“Durj”, Pak – Zashko Films
“Kogustaki”, Mucize Tur – Kinostar

12 October:
“Turandot – Met Opera 2019” (Opera), USA – Trafalgar
“The Creatress”, USA – Film Volt Ltd

13 October:
“The Hero”, Rus – Kinostar

15 October:
“Gauguin From The National Gallery London” (Exhibition) UK, – More2Screen

17 October:
“A Midsummer Night’s Dream – NT Live 2019” (Theatre) UK, – National Theatre

18 October:
“Mystify: Michael Hutchence”, Aus/UK – Dogwoof

BFI Listed Releases:
“Jallikattu”, Ind – RFT Films
“Sanga Thamizhan”, Ind – Ksquare Entertainments

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