Cinema Releases 1 April 2016 – Eddie the Eagle

Eddie the Eagle plus lots more…

Popcorn Cinema Show takes a look at this weeks new film releases for 1st April 2016 in the UK, US, Australia and New Zealand at the cinema, plus all the weeks main film news.  So what’s our first new release Eddie the Eagle about?  Find out after the news…

Film News

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Takes Top Spot

So no surprise as The new Batman/Superman film shoots straight to number one at the box office in both the US and UK

It took $166,007,347 in North America and £14,621,007 in the UK.

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Film Releases

Eddie the Eagle (Drama)

  • Released 1st April 2016 UK (12A) 106 Mins
  • Taron Egerton ; Hugh Jackman ; Christopher Walken ; Keith Allen ; Jim Broadbent

Eddie the Eagle is based on the true story about Michael “Eddie” Edwards the British ski-jumper who never stopped believing in himself. Eddie takes makes an unlikely  appearance at the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics.

God’s Not Dead 2 (Drama)

  • Released 1st April 2016 US (PG) 121 Mins
  • Melissa Joan Hart ; Jesse Metcalfe ; Fred Thompson ; Hayley Orrantia ; Robin Givens

A Christian high school teacher answers her classes questions on Jesus honestly sparking a huge court case.

Meet the Blacks (Comedy)

  • Released 1st April 2016 US (R) 93 Mins
  • Mike Epps ; Gary Owen ; Zulay Henao ; Bresha Webb ; Lil Duval ; George Lopez ; Mike Tyson

Carl Black decides it is time to move the family to Beverly Hills and enjoy the good life, the only problem being it just happens to coincide with annual purge, meaning all crime is legal for 12 hours.

Movie Releases Down Under

Labyrinth of Lies

  • Released AU 31st March 2016 124 Mins (WWII Drama, German with English subtitles)


  • Released AU 31st March 2016 96 Mins (Documentary)

Hunt For the Wilderpeople

  • Released NZ 31st March 2016 101 Mins (Comedy Drama)

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Top 10 Box Office Films

US Box Office

  1. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (NEW)
  2. Zootopia
  3. My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (NEW)
  4. Miracles from Heaven
  5. The Divergent Series: Allegiant
  6. 10 Cloverfield Lane
  7. Deadpool
  8. London Has Fallen
  9. Hello, My Name is Doris
  10. Risen

UK Box Office

  1. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (NEW)
  2. Zootropolis (NEW)                                         
  3. Kung Fu Panda 3                                         
  4. My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (NEW)
  5. 10 Cloverfield Lane
  6. London Has Fallen
  7. The Boy
  8. The Divergent Series: Allegiant
  9. High-Rise
  10. Deadpool


There are you film releases for April 1 2016, not the greatest week it has to be said.

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