The UK see’s no less than four new releases in cinema this week. Angel Has Fallen is the third movie in the series and this week’s biggest new release. You can also catch up with IT ahead of part two’s release this week as part one hits cinemas once more.
Let’s take a look at the movie trailers, so without further ado here are the cinema releases 23 August 2019 in the UK & USA.
Cinema Releases 23 August 2019
Angel Has Fallen (Action)
Released 23rd August 2019 UK/USA (15/R) 121 Mins
- Distributor: Lionsgate
- Starring Gerard Butler; Morgan Freeman; Piper Perabo
The third film in the series following Olympus Has Fallen (2013) and London Has Fallen (2016).
Crawl (Action, Adventure)
Released 23rd August 2019 UK (15) 87 Mins
- Distributor: Paramount
- Starring Kaya Scodelario; Barry Pepper; Morfydd Clark
Pain & Glory (Drama)
Released 23rd August 2019 UK (15) 113 Mins
- Distributor: 20th Century Fox
- Starring Antonio Banderas, Penélope Cruz, Asier Etxeandia, Leonardo Sbaraglia, Nora Navas, Cecilia Roth, Raúl Arévalo
Recent/Upcoming Blu-ray/DVD Releases
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Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (Horror)
Released 23rd August 2019 UK (15) 111 Mins
- Distributor: eOne
- Starring Zoe Margaret Colletti; Michael Garza; Gabriel Rush
Get ready for IT Chapter Two which releases on 6th September by watching part one in cinemas this week.
IT (2017) (Drama, Horror)
Released 23rd August 2019 UK (15)
- Distributor: Warner Bros
- Bill Skarsgård; Jaeden Lieberher; Finn Wolfhard
USA Only Releases
Released 23rd August 2019 USA (PG) 115 Mins
- Distributor: Sony Pictures
Final Thought – Cinema Releases 23 August 2019 – & Box Office
Angel Has Fallen is the week’s big release. It’s the third installment Fallen series. The previous two films being Olympus Has Fallen (2013) and London Has Fallen (2016).
At the box office Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time In Hollywood enters at number one taking £7.5m. It pushes The Lion King into second place with £2.48m.
UK Blu-ray & DVD Charts
Shazam goes straigt in at number one in this week’s UK Blu-ray and DVD charts. Pet Sematary is another new entry at three (Blu-ray).
Our pick or the Blu-ray new releases has to be Hammer film Lust For A Vampire which entered at number eleven. It’s released by Studiocanal and has been restored.
You can seen the charts in full below.
Top 10 Box Office Films
USA Box Office (16 August 2019)
|2||(1)||Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw||Universal||$14,179,135|
|3||(3)||The Lion King||Walt Disney||$12,332,687|
|4||New||The Angry Birds Movie 2||Sony Pictures||$10,354,073|
|5||(2)||Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark||CBS Films||$10,008,009|
|6||(4)||Dora and the Lost City of Gold||Paramount Pictures||$8,567,251|
|7||New||47 Meters Down: Uncaged||Entertainment Studio||$8,427,265|
|8||(5)||Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood||Sony Pictures||$7,681,355|
|9||(6)||The Art of Racing in the Rain||20th Century Fox||$4,571,949|
|10||New||Blinded by the Light||Warner Bros||$4,333,305|
UK Box Office (16 August 2019)
|1||New||Once Upon A Time In Hollywood||Sony Pictures||£7,544,445|
|2||(1)||The Lion King||Disney||£2,486,795|
|3||(2)||Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw||Universal||£1,435,377|
|4||New||Dora & The Lost City Of Gold||Paramount||£1,165,865|
|5||(3)||Toy Story 4||Disney||£1,023,453|
|7||(4)||Blinded By The Light||eOne Films||£422,799|
|8||(6)||Angry Birds 2||Sony Pictures||£415,614|
|9||(5)||Spider-Man: Far From Home||Sony Pictures||£386,817|
|10||(9)||Casino Royale (Secret Cinema 2019)||Independent||£345,761|
UK Blu-ray/DVD Charts
Blu-ray Charts (18 August 2019)
DVD Charts (18 August 2019)