Cinema Releases July 1 2016 – Absolutely Fabulous The Movie

The Legend of Tarzan & Absolutely Fabulous The Movie

Popcorn Cinema Show takes a look at the weeks new movie releases for 1 July 2016 in the UK, US, Australia and New Zealand at the cinema, plus all the weeks film news.  This weeks sees The Legend of Tarzan in the US and Absolutely Fabulous The Movie in the UK.

Film News

Finding Dory and The Secret Life of Pets Occupy the top spots

So Independence Day fails to land the top spot in either US or UK charts. Instead Finding Dory retains top spot in the US whilst in the UK The Secret Life of Pets goes straight in at number 1.

Finding Dory took $72,959,954 in North America whilst The Secret Life of Pets took £9,580,039 in the UK.

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Movie Releases July 1 2016

Central Intelligence (Comedy)

  • Released 1st July 2016 UK (12A) 108 Mins
  • Dwayne Johnson ; Kevin Hart ; Amy Ryan ; Aaron Paul

A former geek who was bullied at school returns to his high school reunion, but is now a lethal CIA agent.  Claiming to be on a mission he enlists a fellow former student to assist him.

Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie (Comedy)

  • Released 1st July 2016 UK (15) 91 Mins
  • Jennifer Saunders; Joanna Lumley; Julia Sawalha; Jane Horrocks;  June Whitfield; Kate Moss, Robert Webb, Lulu, Emma Bunton, Barry Humphries

Ab Fab hits the big screen.

The Absolutely Fabulous The Movie Trailer

The BFG (Adventure)

  • Released 1st July 2016 US (PG) 115 Mins
  • Mark Rylance ; Ruby Barnhill ; Penelope Wilton ; Jemaine Clement ; Rebecca Hall ; Rafe Spall ; Bill Hader

Roald Dahl’s The BFG receives the Disney and Spielberg treatment as it hits the big screen.

The Legend of Tarzan (Adventure)

  • Released 1st July 2016 US (PG-13) 110 Mins
  • Alexander Skarsgård ; Samuel L. Jackson ; Margot Robbie ; Djimon Hounsou ; Jim Broadbent ; Christoph Waltz

Years have passed since Tarzan left the African Jungle.  However a opportunity to go to Congo as a trade emissary occurs.  Unwittingly he becomes a pawn in a plot of greed and revenge.

The Purge: Election Year (Horror)

  • Released 1st July 2016 US (R) 105 Mins
  • Frank Grillo ; Elizabeth Mitchell ; Mykelti Williamson

Sequel to the 2014 film The Purge: Anarchy.  Following on from events from Anarchy this time it’s set during the Presidential Elections with Barnes campaigning to end the annual Purge..

Top 10 Box Office Films

US BOX OFFICE 24 – 26th June 2016

1Finding Dory$72,959,954
2Independence Day: Resurgence (NEW)$41,039,944
3Central Intelligence$18,241,416
4The Shallows (NEW)$16,800,868
5The Conjuring 2: The Enfield Poltergeist$7,702,194
6Free State of Jones (NEW)$7,572,206
7Now You See Me 2$5,593,399
8X-Men: Apocalypse$2,489,881
9Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows$2,464,351


1The Secret Life Of Pets (NEW)£9,580,039
2Independence Day: Resurgence (NEW)£5,067,855
3The Conjuring 2: The Enfield Case£1,563,015
4Me Before You£669,924
5The Nice Guys£202,580
6Alice Through The Looking Glass£189,077
7Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows£185,584
8X-Men: Apocalypse£173,187
9The Jungle Book£105,258
10The Boss£103,033

Dr. Loomis’s Comment

There are the weeks new releases with The Legend of Tarzan in the US and Absolutely Fabulous The Movie in the UK just two of the movies in another disappointing week of releases.