Action thriller Cold Pursuit starring Liam Neeson is the week’s big release in the United Kingdom. In fact it’s a somewhat quieter week for new releases with only two films landing in UK cinemas whilst in America only has one. It’s time now to see a few of those movie trailers; here are the cinema releases for the 22 February 2019 in the UK & America.
Cinema Releases 22 February 2019
One film that only see’s a limited release in the UK this week is Old Boys, a drama from director Toby MacDonald. It’s a story about an awkward student that helps the good looking but somewhat dim school-hero guy court the attentions of the fiery daughter of a visiting French teacher. You will need to check to see if your local cinema is showing this one. Right now to those films opening in most cinemas across the country (UK Cinema Releases 22 February 2019).
Cold Pursuit (Action, Thriller)
Released 22nd February 2019 UK (15) 119 Mins
- Distributor: Studiocanal
- Starring Liam Neeson; Laura Dern; Emmy Rossum; Tom Bateman; John Doman
When the son of unassuming town snowplough driver, Nels Coxman (Liam Neeson) is murder on the orders of a flamboyant drug lord it prompts him to seek revenge, taking on the cartel piece by piece.
On The Basis Of Sex (Drama)
Released 22nd February 2019 UK (12A) 120 Mins
- Distributor: eOne
- Starring Felicity Jones; Armie Hammer; Justin Theroux;
- Kathy Bates; Sam Waterston; Cailee Spaeny; Chris Mulkey
US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg leads the fight against gender discrimination.
USA Only: Cinema Releases 22 February 2019
How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (Adventure)
Released 22nd February 2019 US (PG) 104 Mins
- Distributor: Universal
- Starring Craig Ferguson; Gerard Butler; Jay Baruchel
Chief and ruler of Berk along with Astrid, Hiccup has created a gloriously chaotic dragon utopia. However the sudden appearance of female Light Fury just so happens to coincide with the deadliest threat their village has ever faced.
Top 10 Box Office Films (15 Feb 2019)
What movies/films have we all been watching over the last week, time to find out as we take a look at the Top 10 Box Office Films in both the US and UK.
US Box Office
|1||New||Alita: Battle Angel||20th Century Fox||$28,525,613|
|2||(1)||The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part||Warner Bros||$20,804,670|
|3||New||Isn’t it Romantic||Warner Bros||$14,247,758|
|4||(2)||What Men Want||Paramount Pictures||$10,675,205|
|5||New||Happy Death Day 2U||Universal||$9,497,665|
|7||(4)||The Upside||STX Entertainment||$5,491,229|
|9||(6)||The Prodigy||Orion Pictures||$3,168,439|
UK Box Office
|1||(1)||The LEGO Movie 2||Warner Bros||£2,472,489|
|3||(3)||How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World||Universal||£1,649,759|
|4||(2)||Alita: Battle Angel||20th Century Fox||£1,417,674|
|5||(4)||Green Book||eOne Films||£740,086|
|6||New||Happy Death Day 2U||Universal||£735,454|
|7||New||The Kid Who Would be King||20th Century Fox||£666,749|
|8||(12)||If Beale Street Could Talk||eOne Films||£368,796|
|10||(13)||The Favourite||20th Century Fox||£283,702|
|13||New||A Private War||Altitude||£223,438|
Final Thought – Cinema Releases 22 February 2019 & Box Office
Liam Neeson’s action thriller film Cold Pursuit lands in UK cinemas this week. Following his recent comments many have claimed that the film which released in the USA last week failed at the box office due to that interview. However the film actually achieved its box office revenue target of $7-10 million by taking over $11 million. You’ve got to love how certain media websites deliberately misreport stories these days. It will however be interesting to see if cinema goers in the United Kingdom mirror those in America.
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