What film will you be watching at the cinema this week? The Happytime Murders?

It’s that time again where we take a look at all of the week’s upcoming releases. One film sure to split opinion is The Happytime Murders in which Melissa McCarthy stars alongside a bunch of puppets, it’s essentially an adult Muppet comedy.

Anyway it releases in the UK this week having already come out last week in the States. So let’s get started, here are the cinema releases 31st August 2018 for the UK & US.

Cinema Releases 31st August 2018

Action Point (Comedy)

Released 31st August 2018 UK (15) 85 Mins

  • Distributor: Paramount Pictures
  • Starring Johnny Knoxville; Brigette Lundy-Paine; Johnny Pemberton;
  • Susan Yeagley; Eleanor Worthington-Cox; Chris Pontius

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Searching (Thriller)

Released 31st August 2018 UK (12A) 102 Mins

  • Distributor: Sony Pictures
  • Starring John Cho; Debra Messing; Joseph Lee;
  • Michelle La; Sara Sohn; Roy Abramsohn

The Happytime Murders (Black Comedy)

Released 31st August 2018 UK (15) 91 Mins

  • Distributor: STX Entertainment
  • Starring Melissa McCarthy; Maya Rudolph; Joel McHale; Elizabeth Banks

Upgrade (Action, Sci-fi, Thriller)

Released 31st August 2018 UK (15) 100 Mins

  • Distributor: Universal Pictures
  • Starring Logan Marshall-Green; Rosco Campbell; Richard Cawthorne;
  • Michael M. Foster; Betty Gabriel; Harrison Gilbertson

Yardie (Crime, Drama)

Released 31st August 2018 UK (15) 101 Mins

  • Distributor: Studiocanal
  • Directed by Idris Elba
  • Starring Aml Ameen; Stephen Graham; Akin Gazi

Kin (Action)

Released 31st August 2018 US (PG-13) 102 Mins

  • Distributor: Lionsgate
  • Starring Myles Truitt; Jack Reynor; Zoe Kravitz;
  • Carrie Coon; Dennis Quaid; James Franco

So what film will you be watching at the cinema this week?

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.


1(1)Crazy Rich AsiansWarner Bros$24,808,202
2(2)The MegWarner Bros$12,812,615
3NewThe Happytime MurdersSTX Entertainment$9,532,425
4(4)Mission: Impossible - FalloutParamount Pictures$8,087,385
5(3)Mile 22STX Entertainment$6,366,042
6(6)Christopher RobinWalt Disney$6,261,783
7(5)AlphaSony Pictures$6,002,359
8(7)BlacKkKlansmanFocus Features$5,098,405
9NewA.X.L.Global Road$2,798,229
10(8)Slender ManSony Pictures$2,790,564
16NewPapillonBleecker Street$1,090,073
22NewSearchingSony Pictures$388,769


1(1)Disney's Christopher RobinDisney£2,138,824
2(2)Mamma Mia: Here we Go Again!Universal£1,701,162
3(3)The MegWarner Bros£1,502,535
4(6)Incredibles 2Disney£1,268,401
5(4)The Equalizer 2Sony Pictures£1,256,615
7NewThe Spy Who Dumped MeLionsgate£1,057,211
8(7)Mission: Impossible FalloutParamount£924,424
9(10)Hotel Transylvania 3: A Monster VacationSony Pictures£910,555
10(8)Ant-Man and The WaspDisney£794,409
11NewThe Children ActeOne Films£517,378
12(5)The FestivalEntertainment£458,095
14NewSlender ManSony Pictures£389,339
15NewAlphaSony Pictures£225,606

What film will you be watching at the cinema this week?

Five UK releases this week and we are sure that The Happytime Murders is going split opinion, probably a better bet is the action, sci-fi-thriller Upgrade. Please let us know what film you saw and if you liked it.