Cinema Releases 1 February 2019: Escape Room Anyone?

The United Kingdom is treated to five new releases in cinemas across the country. One of those films is the horror film Escape Room. There’s another horror but this one’s only a limited release and stars Neil Morrissey. It’s called Crucible Of The Vampire. Meanwhile in the USA there’s just the one main release with the action thriller Miss Bala. It comes out in the UK in a few weeks. Let’s take a look at some film trailers, Here are the cinema releases for the 1 February 2019 in the UK & America.


Escape Room

Cinema Releases 1 February 2019

Can You Ever Forgive Me (Drama)

Released 1st February 2019 UK (15) 106 Mins
  • Distributor: 20th Century Fox
  • Starring Melissa McCarthy; Richard E. Grant; Dolly Wells;
  • Jane Curtin; Ben Falcone; Anna Deavere Smith; Stephen Spinella

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Crucible Of The Vampire (Horror, Drama)

Released 1st February 2019 UK (15) 96 Mins
  • Distributor: Screenbound Pictures
  • Limited Release
  • Starring Neil Morrissey, Katie Goldfinch, Florence Cady

 


Escape Room (Horror, Thriller)

Released 1st February 2019 UK (15) 100 Mins
  • Distributor: Sony Pictures
  • Starring Deborah Ann Woll; Tyler Labine;
  • Taylor Russell; Logan Miller; Nik Dodani; Jay Ellis

 


Green Book (Comedy, Drama)

Released 1st February 2019 UK (12A) 130 Mins
  • Distributor: eOne
  • Starring Viggo Mortensen; Mahershala Ali; Linda Cardellini;
  • Dimeter Marinov; Mike Hatton; Iqbal Theba

 


How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (Animated Adventure)

Released 1st February 2019 UK (PG) 104 Mins

 


USA Only: Cinema Releases 1 February 2019

Miss Bala (Action, Thriller)

Released 1st February 2019 US (PG-13) 104 Mins
  • Distributor: Sony Pictures
  • Starring Gina Rodriguez; Ismael Cruz Córdova; Anthony Mackie

 


Top 10 Box Office Films (25 Jan 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.

USA Box Office

  MovieDistributorGross
1(1)GlassUniversal$18,884,440
2(2)The UpsideSTX Entertainment$11,940,352
3(3)AquamanWarner Bros$7,265,123
4NewThe Kid Who Would Be King20th Century Fox$7,173,887
5(5)Spider-Man: Into The Spider-VerseSony Pictures$6,110,126
6(14)Green BookUniversal$5,488,730
7(6)A Dog’s Way HomeSony Pictures$5,102,321
8NewSerenityAviron Pictures$4,415,403
9(7)Escape RoomSony Pictures$4,125,075
10(8)Mary Poppins ReturnsWalt Disney$3,313,781

 


UK Box Office

  MovieDistributorGross
1(1)GlassDisney£1,936,631
2(2)Mary, Queen of ScotsUniversal£1,518,819
3NewViceeOne Films£1,327,464
4(3)Stan and OllieeOne Films£1,062,847
5(4)Mary Poppins ReturnsDisney£998,726
6(5)The Favourite20th Century Fox£965,996
7NewDragon Ball Super: BrolyNational Amusements£851,508
8NewThe MuleWarner Bros£725,554
9NewA Dog's Way HomeSony Pictures£705,875
10NewLove Yourself In Seoul 2019 (Concert)Trafalgar£518,810
Others
11(8)Bohemian Rhapsody20th Century Fox£434,901
12(9)Ralph Breaks the InternetDisney£406,054
13NewSecond ActSTX Entertainment£403,211

 


Final Thought – Cinema Releases 1 February 2019 & Box Office

Horror/Thriller film Escape Room has so far taken more than $40 million in the USA alone, however whether it proves to be as popular with UK audiences remains to be seen. Personally I don’t believe it will. Meanwhile M. Night Shyamalan’s Glass starring Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson, James McAvoy and Anya Taylor-Joy continues to do well on both sides of the Atlantic.

 

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