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UK & US Box office countdown WE 8 Sept 2014

September 11th, 2014 by Irwin Fletcher Comments

Lucy’s reign at the top of the chart had to come to an end sometime and taking its place is the latest comedy starring Jason Segal and Cameron Diaz; Sex Tape.

When it comes to the other new films in this week’s top 10 none managed to break the £1 million mark, however they did manage to give the chart a bit of a fresh look.

So other new films in this week’s chart included dark thriller The Guest going in at number eight, light drama The Hundred-Foot Journey which managed to go into the top five, hitting the number four spot is thriller Before I Go to Sleep which went in at number three.

Upcoming – This week finally sees a film that could go in at number one and take more than £3 million, lifting the fortunes of the chart as it spent a second week on a slight decline from this time last year, the film in question is animated adventure The Boxtrolls. Other films on offer include British comedy in the vain of The Full Monty with Pride and one of Phillip Seymour Hoffman’s last films A Most Wanted Man.

10. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes – £168,092 – £33,461,475
9. If I Stay – £237,692 – £1,146,322
8. The Guest – (NE) – £312,920
7. Inbetweeners 2 – £633,173 – £32,995,000
6. Let’s Be Cops – £663,585 – £3,168,270
5. Guardians of the Galaxy – £678,763 – £26,418,014
4. The Hundred-Foot Journey – (NE) – £694,691
3. Before I Go To Sleep – (NE) – £790,271
2. Lucy – £1,197,432 – £10,445,937
1. Sex Tape – (NE) – £1,431,058

US Chart

It was a terrible week for the US top ten as it saw its lowest takings in over five years, no new film managed to break the top five, so the chart remains pretty much the same as last week except the number five and six movies swapping around.

5. The November Man
4. If I Stay
3. Let’s Be Cops
2. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
1. Guardians of the Galaxy

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