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UK top ten box office countdown (WE 19 April 2013)

April 26th, 2013 by Stuart Miller Comments

Last week Tom Cruise’s new film Oblivion shot to the top of the chart with a very impressive opening weekend, this week however the film has been knocked off the top spot by one of this week’s new films.

Three new films entered this week’s chart, first off going in at number seven was romantic comedy Love is All you Need starring Pierce Brosnan. Into the top three we have two new entries, first off going in at number three was horror remake Evil Dead which took a respectable £1.3 million, the highest new entry of the week went to action film Olympus Has Fallen which went straight into the top spot.

10. OZ the Great and Powerful – £137,363 – £14,886,744
9. Jack the Giant Slayer – £153,295 – £7,347,344
8. GI Joe Retaliation – £191,201 – £7,288,281
7. Love is all you need – (NE) – £202,176
6. Scary Movie 5 – £453,099 – £1,983,601
5. The Place Beyond the Pines – £580,790 – £1,648,455
4. The Croods – £678,951 – £23,748,531
3. Evil Dead – (NE) – £1,375,842
2. Oblivion – £1,656,895 – £8,058,971
1. Olympus Has Fallen – (NE) – £2,247,900

New Releases – Well, there is only one movie of any note out this week and that’s the return of Tony Stark in Iron Man 3. If you do want to see something else then you have horror anthology ABC of Death and comedy film Bernie.

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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