14th December 2020
There were no new releases on the box office top 10 this weekend as The Croods: A New Age remained at the top for a third weekend.
Catalogue movies ones again did very well with half the top ten as Elf, How The Grinch Stole Christmas, The Polar Express, National Lampoons Christmas Vacation and 2017's Wonder Woman all made re-appearances.
The US box office Quickview.
The US box office top 5 breakdown 11th - 13th December 2020
The animated sequel starring Nicholas Cage spends its third weekend at the top of the US box office with a weekend gross of $3.01 Million, 32% down from last weekend and by far the highest on the US box office this week.
After 3 weeks of release the movie has now taken $24.26 million, it will be one of the top grossing film during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown.
The Mexican movie from director Luke Greenfield spends a second weekend at number 2 with a weekend gross of $490,000, a 30% drop from last weekend giving the film a total US gross of $1.38 Million.
The re-release of the 2003 movie jumps to number 3 this week with $400,000, a 20% increase over last weekend.
This gives the film a total gross since release of $176,12 Million.
The Christopher Landon directed horror comedy is still doing well and this week takes $315,000 at number 4, 34% down on last weekend.
The movie has now taken a very respectable $8.23 Million over its 5 weeks of release.
The Jim Carey Christmas movie from 2000 re-enters the box office this weekend with $268,170 giving the movie a total gross of $260.31 Million since release.
7th December 2020
With cinema closures under the global pandemic continuing across the US which is for the 10th month disrupting the box office animated feature The Croods 2 stays at the top for a second weekend.
Top new movie of the weekend enters the box office at 2 in the shape of Mexican movie Half Brothers and All My Life also makes a new entry at 4.
Also making a new entry on the box office this weekend is the re-edited version of The Godfather Part II, called The Godfather, Coda: The Death Of Michael Corleone, which debuts at 15 with $52,000.
US box office Quickview.
Here is the US box office top 5 rundown for 4th - 6th December 2020.
Second weekend at the top for the animated movie from director Joel Crawford starring Nicolas Cage and Ryan Reynolds which takes $4.4 Million, 55% down from last weekend.
This gives the movie a total gross of $20.3 Million after 2 weeks of release.
A Mexican movie from director Luke Greenfield is the highest new movie of the weekend making its debut at number 2 on the US box office.
The film took a very respectable $720,000 on its debut weekend of release.
The horror comedy former number 1 movie falls to number 3 this weekend with $460,000, a 42% drop from last weekend.
The Christopher Landon directed movie has now taked $7.74 Million during its 4 weeks of release.
New at number 4 this weekend is this romance from director Marc Meyers which takes $350,000 on its debut weekend.
Surprise hit of the year starring Rober De Niro falls to number 5 this weekend with $329,359, a 44% drop, giving the movie a total gross of $17.63 Million after 9 weeks of release, all in the top 5!
1st December 2020
For the first time on the US box office since Tenet made its debut back in August The Croods: A New Age makes a decent weekend debut.
The release schedule outside the new animated movie is next to nothing and the only other new releases this week are a couple of catalogue movies, the excellent National Lampoons Christmas Vacation at 9 and Disney's Frozen at 12.
Here is this weeks US Quickview.
This weeks US box office top 5 breakdown 27th - 29th November 2020.
Dreamworks follow up their 2013 movie The Croods which took $187.1 Million at the US box office with this sequel which Universal has released while the pandemic is still causing cinemas to shut their doors.
The movie still manages to take a very good $9.7 Million on its debut weekend which is second only to Tenet in the months since the pandemic effected the box office.
Falling from the top after 2 weeks is the Vince Vaughn starring horror/comedy which takes $770,000, a 40% drop from last weekend.
The movie has now grossed $7.01 Million in the US over 3 weeks of release.
Surprise hit on the last few months is the Robert De Niro starring movie which takes $643,937 over the weekend, only 14% down from last week.
The movie is showing incredible staying power and has grosses $17.25 Million over its 8 weeks of release.
4 weeks on the the Dianne Lane starring movie falls to 4 with $453,000, 37% down, for a total of $8.73 Million after 4 weeks.
Falling to 5 this week is Jacob Chase's horror movie which takes $387,000, 31% down from last weekend, for a $8.83 Million 5 week total.
24th November 2020
With no major releases over the last weekend the horror comedy Freaky remained at the top of the US box office for a second weekend.
The highest entry on the chart was the re-release of 1995's The Santa Clause from Disney while the highest new movie of the week was Vanguard at number 7.
Also new this week is The Last Vermeer at number 9 and Gekijouban Fate/Stay Night: Heaven's Feel - III. Spring Song at number 10, while outside the top 10 Buddy Games came in at 13 and The Forgotten Carols at number 15.
US box office Quickview
Breakdown of the top 5 movies in America weekend 20th - 22nd November 2020.
Directed by Christopher Landon and starring Kathryn Newton and Vince Vaughn the horror comedy movie spends its second weekend at the top with a weekend gross of $1.22 Million, a 66% drop from last weekend.
This gives the movie a total gross in North America of $5.59 Million after 2 weeks of play.
The surprise hit of late 2020, starring Robert De Niro, climbs back to number 3 as movie takes $733,067 over the weekend, 44% down from last weekend.
This gives the movie a total American gross of $16.18 Million after 7 weeks of release.
The Kevin Costner former number 1 movie falls to number 3 this weekend with $710,000, 59% drop from last weekend, for a 3 week total of $7.92 Million.
Another former number 1 movie remaining at number 4 this week takes $550,000 for the weekend, 49% down, for a total of $8.05 Million after 4 weeks.
Disney release another of their catalogue movies which makes its way into the top 5, at 5, as the Tim Allen Christmas movie takes $461,000 over the weekend, the movie has taken $145.29 Million since its release in 1995.
16th November 2020
With no stability to cinema openings in the US yet the box office is still thin on the ground for big new releases and this week a low budget movie starring Vince Vaughn hits the top on its debut.
Freaky makes its debut at the top knocking Kevin Costner down to number 2, and that about it for this weeks US box office, there is a new re-entry for Marvels Guardians Of The Galaxy at number 7 and Christmas favourite Elf make a re-entry at number 10.
There is actually more excitement outside the top 10 as Come Away with Angelina Jolie is new at 12, Fatman with Mel Gibson is new at 13, cycling drama The Climb is new at 14 and finally Ammonite featuring Kate Winslet is new at 15.
Here is the top 15 Quickview.
Here is a breakdown of the top 5 movies in the US 13th - 15th November 2020.
Starring Kathryn Newton and Vince Vaughn this 'playing for laughs' body swap serial killer movie lands at the top of the US box office with $3.71 Million.
During this time of COVID-19 this seems to be a fairly standard opening gross with the last few number one debuts, Let Him Go, Come Play and Honest Thief, all taking similar figures.
The Dianne Lane and Kevin Coster starring movie falls from the top to number 2 this weekend with $1.8 Million, a 55% drop from its debut last weekend.
This puts the Thomas Bezucha directed movies total gross at $6.88 Million after 2 weeks of release.
Perhaps this Tim Hill directed movie can be seen as the surprise hit of late 2020 as the movie stays firm at number 3 with $1.32 Million, only a 12% drop from last weekend.
The Robert De Niro movie has now spent 6 weeks on the box office and has grossed $15.22 Million.
The Jacob Chase directed horror movie is slipping down the chart and this week is at 4 with $1.1 Million, 39% down from last weekend.
Three weeks in and the movie has taken $7.31 Million, and perhaps its last week on the top 5.
Still hanging on to its top 5 position, at 5, the Liam Neeson starring thriller takes $800,000 this weekend down 30% from last weekend, the movies new total gross is $12.38 Million after 5 weeks.