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UK top ten box office countdown (WE 12th May 2014)

May 14th, 2014 by Stuart Miller Comments

This week I’ve decided to do the top 11 films, more on that a little bit later…

We have a new number one, putting the reign of The amazing Spider-man 2 to a end, so give a round of applause to comedy Bad Neighbours which has found its way to the top spot thanks to it taking over £5.5 million in its preview six days before official release, overall takings for the film were just under £8.5 million putting it behind Ted as the second highest grossing debut 15 rated comedy.

Into the rest of the chart and the reason why I’ve done a top 11 is to include The Wind Rises, now I know I’m being slightly biased, however with this being the last movie by Hayoa Miyazaki it needs to be mentioned, plus the film only opened up on a small 48 screens and still managed to take a healthy £199,598.

Other new films – and one event – in the chart include comedy drama Frank which went in at number 10, opera La Cenrentoia: Met Opera which hit the number eight spot and thriller Sabotage which hit one place higher at number seven.

New Releases: Only one film of any note is out this week and that’s Gareth Edwards’ take on the monster movie Godzilla.

11. The Wind Rises – (NE) – £199,598
10. Frank – £202,747
9. Captain America: The Winter Soldier – £252,908 – £19,095,843
8. La Cenrentoia: Met Opera – (NE) – £285,597
7. Sabotage – (NE) – £300,521
6. Tarzan – £440,643 – £1,611,347
5. Pompeii – £505,186 – £2,230,156
4. Rio 2 – £551,655 – £13,289,929
3. The Other Woman – £928,788 – £7,121,577
2. The Amazing Spider-man 2 – £1,286,356 – £22,281,550
1. Bad Neighbours – (NE) – £8,446,240

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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