Cinema Releases October 6 2017 – Including Sci-fi Sequel Blade Runner 2049

Are you ready for this weeks main event?  Yes it’s the long awaited sequel to a genre defining masterpiece otherwise known as Blade Runner.  The new movie stars Harrison Ford from the original and adds in Ryan Gosling.  Blade Runner 2049 directed by Denis Villeneuve releases this week in both the UK and US. There are a few other new releases to consider so let’s take a look in full at the offerings at our local cinemas; here are the cinema releases for October 6 2017.

Cinema Releases October 6 2017

Blade Runner 2049 (Sci-fi)

Released 6th October 2017 UK/US (15/R) 120 Mins
  • Directed by Denis Villeneuve
  • Starring Harrison Ford & Ryan Gosling

Long awaited and anticipated sequel to the 1982 sci-fi classic.

Looking for something to watch? Check out these Blu-ray releases:

The Glass Castle (Drama)

Released 6th October 2017 UK (12A) 127 Mins
  • Starring Brie Larson; Woody Harrelson; Sarah Snook; Naomi Watts


The Mountain Between Us (Thriller)

Released 6th October 2017 UK/US (12A/PG-13) 112 Mins
  • Starring Idris Elba & Kate Winslet


My Little Pony: The Movie (Animated Adventure)

Released 6th October 2017 US (PG) 99 Mins


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(1)Kingsman: The Golden Circle20th Century Fox$16,935,565
2(2)ItWarner Bros$16,902,442
3NewAmerican MadeUniversal$16,776,390
4(3)The Lego Ninjago MovieWarner Bros$11,644,237
5NewFlatlinersSony Pictures$6,574,326
6(16)Battle of the SexesFox Searchlight$3,417,342
7(4)American AssassinLionsgate$3,315,644
8(6)Home AgainOpen Road$1,726,563
9NewTil Death Do Us PartNovus Content$1,527,289
10(5)mother!Paramount Pictures$1,449,378


UK Box Office

1(1)Kingsman: The Golden Circle20th Century Fox£4,187,105
2(2)ItWarner Bros£1,742,629
3(3)Victoria and AbdulUniversal£943,300
4NewGoodbye Christopher Robin20th Century Fox£781,110
5NewFlatlinersSony Pictures£486,721
6NewHome AgainSTX Entertainment£484,124
7(5)The Emoji MovieSony Pictures£383,166
8(6)The Jungle BuncheOne Films£299,669
9(8)Despicable Me 3Universal£233,507


Comment by Dr. Loomis – Cinema Releases October 6 2017

Keep calm! That’s what I keep saying to myself as the days count down to the new Blade Runner film.  Actually I’m slightly conflicted over the upcoming sequel, on one hand I love the Blade Runner universe it looks absolutely fabulous and the original film is on of my all-time favourites.  That said I’m kind of worried they won’t make great film and it needs to be or what was the point?  Why bother!

You can probably deduce from that that I intend to watch Blade Runner 2049, directed by Denis Villeneuve and starring Harrison Ford alongside Ryan Gosling.

The Mountain Between Us starring Idris Elba & Kate Winslet does little to entice me into going to see it so I won’t.


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