Cinema Releases: War For The Planet of the Apes
This week sees the release of War For The Planet of the Apes in UK, US and New Zealand. Other releases include the remake of the Clint Eastwood 1971 film The Beguiled (UK) starring Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman & Kirsten Dunst. Right let’s check-out all of the movie trailers; these are the cinema releases for July 14 2017 in the United Kingdom, USA, Australia and New Zealand.
Cinema Releases July 14 2017
Cars 3 (Animated Adventure)
Released 14th July 2017 UK (U) 109 Mins
- Voiced Owen Wilson; Cristela Alonzo; Chris Cooper
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- Burnt Offerings (1976)
- Rogue One A Star Wars Story (2016)
- Shut In (2016)
- Pieces (1982)
- The Hateful Eight (2015)
The Beguiled (Drama)
Released 14th July 2017 UK (15) 94 Mins
- Starring Colin Farrell; Nicole Kidman; Kirsten Dunst; Elle Fanning;
- Angourie Rice; Oona Laurence; Emma Howard; Addison Riecke
- Remake of the 1971 film that starred Clint Eastwood.
War For The Planet of the Apes (Action, Adventure)
Released 14th July 2017 UK/US (12A/PG-13) (140 Mins)
- Starring Judy Greer; Woody Harrelson; Terry Notary
Wish Upon (Horror)
Released 14th July 2017 US (PG-13) 89 Mins
- Starring Joey King; Ryan Phillipe; Elisabeth Rohm; Ki Hong Lee; Mitchell Slaggert; S
- hannon Purser; Sydney Park; Kevin Hanchard; Sherilyn Fenn
Movie Releases Down Under
War For The Planet of the Apes
Released NZ 13th July 2017 140 Mins (Action, Adventure)
Released AU 13th July 2017 112 Mins (Action, Comedy)
Released AU 13th July 2017 94 Mins (Drama, Thriller)
Released NZ 13th July 2017 94 Mins (Drama)
Top 10 Box Office Films
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||Spider-Man: Homecoming||Sony Pictures||$117,027,503|
|2||(1)||Despicable Me 3||Universal||$33,580,425|
|3||(2)||Baby Driver||Sony Pictures||$13,002,721|
|4||(4)||Wonder Woman||Warner Bros||$9,822,105|
|5||(3)||Transformers: The Last Knight||Paramount Pictures||$6,376,578|
|6||(5)||Cars 3||Walt Disney||$5,382,248|
|7||(6)||The House||Warner Bros||$4,778,272|
|8||(12)||The Big Sick||Lionsgate||$3,576,646|
|9||(7)||47 Meters Down||Entertainment Studios||$2,714,172|
|10||(8)||The Beguiled||Focus Features||$2,062,675|
UK Box Office
|1||New||Spider-Man: Homecoming||Sony Pictures||£9,369,846|
|2||(1)||Despicable Me 3||Universal||£5,275,120|
|3||(2)||Baby Driver||Sony Pictures||£1,388,336|
|4||(3)||Transformers: The Last Knight||Paramount||£440,822|
|5||(5)||Wonder Woman||Warner Bros||£315,611|
|6||(4)||All Eyez on Me||Lionsgate||£296,085|
|7||New||It Comes at Night||Universal||£226,688|
|8||(6)||The House||Warner Bros||£137,038|
|10||(7)||Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar's Revenge||Disney||£82,017|
Comment by Dr. Loomis – Cinema Releases July 14 2017 & Blu-ray
Well another week and another summer blockbuster at the cinema, this week’s offering is War For The Planet of the Apes. I must say I really don’t care much for this franchise very much. I of course watched the first films from the 1960s and 70s on television during the eighties. They were so so at best but I’m can’t seem to work up any real enthusiasm for any of the series.
Now on to the subject of yet more remakes, I’m referring to this week’s release of The Beguiled starring Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman and Kirsten Dunst. Why I ask myself if the Clint Eastwood 1971 film was pretty good do we need to revisit it. Once again the studio executives green light another pointless remake.
Why not remake a bad film and make it into a good film that way nobody will complain as most people won’t even have heard of the film.
As you may have guessed I won’t be heading to the cinema this weekend instead I’ll carry on with my rather large Blu-ray backlog!
Speaking of Blu-ray releases its entered a bit of a lull from my point of view so I haven’t produced my top picks for the last couple of weeks.
In fact there have been quite a few re-issues or re-releases in the last few months from the likes of Arrow Video and the others companies. You can keep up to date with all the upcoming releases over on our release dates page.
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