Weekend Box office

The world’s top grossing films of 2013

The world’s top grossing films of 2013

The year is officially coming to a close and what a successful one for film. I think I might have spent more money on cinema tickets than any other year. Admittedly, that might be more due to inflation than the amount of films I'm watching, but you get my point. And if the box office figures are anything to go...

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Doctor Who enters the UK Box Office

Doctor Who enters the UK Box Office

The Doctor Who anniversary special may have aired on BBC One on Saturday, but cinemas up and down the country and indeed across the globe were holding 3D screenings too. The Day of the Doctor has entered the UK Box Office at number three as a result! Unless you've been stuck in a different dimension...

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Competition – win a signed St George’s Day poster

Competition – win a signed St George’s Day poster

The British Gangster film, St George's Day, has just blasted into cinemas and now you have the chance to win a poster signed by Frank Harper and Keeley Hazell. The director of St George's Day, Frank Harper, and British actress Keeley Hazell (Like Crazy) have signed an exclusive  poster and all you...

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Dark Knight Rises is UK’s fastest-grossing movie

Dark Knight Rises is UK’s fastest-grossing movie

In just 10 days, Christopher Nolan's third Batman film has set a new record by taking in a staggering £30 million at the UK box office. This outstanding result has made The Dark Knight Rises the UK's fastest-grossing film of the year and it's predicted to surpass £643m ($1 billion) at the global box...

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Avengers Assemble box office takings are … wow!

Avengers Assemble box office takings are … wow!

Avengers Assemble (known as The Avengers in every other country) has had some inter-dimensional hype for a lot of the last year, and it has finally made its expected impact on the box office. It took $178.4 million in ticket sales before the US release. We were expecting it and we're still...

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Titanic floats to the top of the box office charts taking in $2bn

Titanic floats to the top of the box office charts taking in $2bn

Titanic has become a hit rather than a sinker after taking in a combined total of $2bn (around £1.2bn) from its original and its 3D re-release. Titanic has now made more than $2 billion in the worldwide box office charts, making it the second film in history to reach break the two billion...

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Best Marigold Hotel reaches UK box office top spot

Best Marigold Hotel reaches UK box office top spot

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel has topped the UK Box Office, taking in an impressive £2.4m in less than two weeks. The light-hearted comedy drama has managed to push the Hammer horror, The Woman in Black, off the top spot, which took in £1.9m and broke the record for the most successful British...

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The Lorax enters the US box office chart at the top of the tree

The Lorax enters the US box office chart at the top of the tree

It's wonderful to see a film about caring for the environment do so well at the US box office, especially when it contains all of the quirky anecdotes and trippy images of a Dr. Seuss story. It's a 3D animated family film with a serious message at the centre, providing you're not distracted by...

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Woman in Black breaks grossing British horror film record

Woman in Black breaks grossing British horror film record

Maybe it's down to some ghostly goings-on, but the Hammer horror, The Woman in Black, has broken the record for the UK’s highest grossing British horror film since records began 20 years ago. The spine tingling thriller, starring Harry Potter's Daniel Radcliffe, has stayed at the top of the UK Box...

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Chronicle tops the US box office chart

Chronicle tops the US box office chart

The telekinesis thriller, Chronicle, crushed its chart enemies and flew into first place at this weekend’s US box office, beating The Woman in Black by the skin of its teeth. The supernatural film, starring Dane DeHaan (The Front) and Alex Russell (Wasted on the Young) scooped the top spot, earning a...

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