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UK top ten box office countdown (WE 11 January, 2013)

January 17th, 2013 by Stuart Miller Comments

The Hobbit couldn’t hold on to the top spot for another week as a film that dreamed a dream has managed to knock it off the throne.

Three new films went into this week’s top ten. First off, going in at number six, was Texas Chainsaw 3D which is supposedly the true sequel to the original film. Hitting the number three spot and doing well despite getting very average reviews is Gangster Squad. this week’s highest new entry though went to Les Miserables which went straight into the number one spot, becoming the highest grossing debut musical of all time.

10. Parental Guidence – £401.627 – £3.98M
9. Pitch Perfect – £453.205 – £5.78M
8. Jack Reacher – £690.043 – £8.61M
7. Quartet – £891.829 – £4.72M
6. Texas Chainsaw 3D – (NE) – £1.25M
5. The Impossible – £1.86M – £7.15M
4. The Hobbit – £1.86M – £48.49M
3. Gangster Squad – (NE) – £2.09M
2. Life of Pi – £2.33M – £21.92M
1. Les Miserables – (NE) – £8.12M

New Releases – you have a few films to choose from this week, first of is Quentin Tarentino’s new film, Django Unchained, your next choice is comedy drama The Sessions starring Helen Hunt, your final film choice this week is small anthology horror film V/H/S.

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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

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