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UK top ten box office countdown (WE 3rd August 2015)

August 6th, 2015 by Stuart Miller Comments

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Tom Cruise films are not normally the big hitters that people expect them to be, his last selection of films Edge of Tomorrow, Oblivion and Jack reacher failed to set the chart on fire so there is plenty of speculation about the actor’s gravitas on the chart, so it’s nice to see one of his films doing well and that’s what Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation has done by going straight in at number one.

It wasn’t a good week for other new films as only one managed to crack the top ten in the form of comedy Hot Pursuit which went in at number seven.  Warner Bros was probably expecting the buddy cop movie to do well thanks to the teaming up of Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara, however, like in the US, the movie failed to make any impact.

Upcoming – Fox/Marvel will be hoping for a descent result from this week’s big release Fantastic Four, however with average reviews, hopes are not high.  Other new release this week include thriller The Gift and dog drama Max.

10. Bajrangi Bhaijaan, £191,612 from 63 sites. Total: £2,166,328
9. Ted 2, £285,385 from 365 sites. Total: £9,548,533
8. Secret Cinema: The Empire Strikes Back, £295,275 from 1 site. Total: £3,396,715
7. Hot Pursuit, £311,673 from 328 sites (new)
6. Jurassic World, £455,645 from 402 sites. Total: £62,711,661
5. Minions, £1,007,186 from 580 sites. Total: £40,042,323
4. Ant-Man, £1,126,080 from 519 sites. Total: £12,760,015
3. Southpaw, £1,129,608 from 409 sites. Total: £4,036,987
2. Inside Out, £3,574,424 from 621 sites. Total: £16,966,799
1. Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, £5,351,344 from 572 sites (new)

US Chart

Going straight into the number one spot on this week’s chart was the fifth outing for Ethan Hunt in Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation.  The only other new entry in this week’s chart went to comedy Vacation.

5. Pixels
4. Minions
3. Ant-Man
2. Vacation
1. Mission Impossible – Rogue Nation

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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