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UK top ten box office countdown (WE 04 January, 2013)

January 10th, 2013 by Stuart Miller Comments

The last quarter of 2012 proved that people still want to go to the cinema with record breaking takings, and it looks like 2013 has gotten off with a big bang thanks to the top two films going toe to toe with each other.

The first chart of 2013 kicks off with two new entries, first off going in at number four was a surprise entry for Quartet. The biggest new release of the week though went to The Impossible which went straight into the number two spot scaring The Hobbit by only just falling short of its takings.

10. Tinker Bell and the Legend of the Wings – £516.952 – £3.375.684
9. Skyfall – £541.401 – £101.572.493
8. Rise of the Guardians – £725.281 – £11.247.265
7. Parental Guidence – £884.319 – £3.371.022
6. Pitch Perfect – £917.135 – £4.928.013
5. Jack Reacher – £1.682.561 – £7.160.319
4. Quartet – (NE) – £2.294.917
3. Life of Pi – £3.353.579 – £17.857.428
2. The Impossible – (NE) – £4.034.470
1. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey – £4.075.781 – £44.870.320

New Releases – bit of a big week when it comes to new films as there are there very biggies out and one small horror film that has people talking. First off, the small horror film is American Mary directed by the Soska sisters. On to the big releases, your first choice is the big screen adaptation of Les Misrables, next up is the delayed gangster drama Gangster Squad. Your last film choice of the week is 3D horror film Texas Chainsaw 3D.

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Stuart is co-founder and one of the hosts of the Monday movie show. Ever since the age of two he's been a huge movie fan, especially horror films since one of the first films he ever watched was Poltergeist, yes at age two. Since then he can't stop watching films and over the years it has become a bit of an obsession, but it's not just films that he has a passion for; he's also a huge videogame fanatic and has also been known for belting out the odd tune or two. For more on what Stuart does visit