The Film Distributors’ Association (FDA) represents the interests of film distributors in the UK and Ireland. Its membership ranges from Hollywood studios to independent operators and is responsible for 99% of all films released theatrically in the territory.

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UK and Ireland Top 5 Films

to 13th September 2021
FilmDistributorWeeks on releaseWeekend TotalTotal Box Office
1Shang-Chi And The Legend Of The Ten RingsWalt Disney3£3,583,848£11,893,429
2Free GuyWalt Disney6£690,408£14,328,446
3RespectUniversal Pictures2£424,514£424,514
4CandymanUniversal Pictures4£418,414£3,755,982
5MalignantWarner Bros.2£409,298£409,298

Source: Comscore

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"This is the film future generations will be wishing everyone watched today"

Eating Our Way to Extinction
Out Thursday 16 September
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Welcome to #SlateDays 2021! We’re at @CentralPictureH exploring upcoming programmes as cinema bounces back

“Cinema remains the best place to experience the undimmed magic of the movies. We’re thrilled to welcome distributors back to Slate Days”
Film London CEO Adrian Wootton OBE

The second session of distributors at #SlateDays includes classic Kurosawa & Truffaut, Kristen Stewart as Princess Diana, Joanna Hogg’s superlative Souvenir sequel and more, from @BFI, @stxfilms_uk and @PicturehouseEnt - all at your local cinema in the coming weeks and months!

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A Brixton Tale - In cinemas today ...

"This is the film future generations will be wishing everyone watched today"

Eating Our Way to Extinction
Out Thursday 16 September
#eating2extinction #eowte

Malignant follows Madison Mitchell, who is suffering from bizarre, terrifying visions of brutal murders. In order to stop the killer and save herself, Madison must reckon with her own troubled past.

In cinemas Friday 10 September

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In cinemas Friday 10th September

#Respect #ArethaFranklin #RespectMovie

Astronaut, forest-keeper, cartoonist. Young Rakel has a whole lot of other plans than becoming a mother. She would rather party, get drunk or stoned instead of sitting hours on the toilet. But she can't ignore it. Is it her or the baby?

Ninjababy in cinemas Friday

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Annette - In cinemas Friday 3 September

A seemingly perfect couple—a provocative stand-up comedian and internationally renowned opera singer—live glamorous lives in contemporary Los Angeles. However, when they welcome their daughter Annette into the world, her mysterious gifts will change their lives forever.

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Almost Liverpool 8 - In the early 1970s, acclaimed photojournalist Don McCullin photographed the area of Toxteth in Liverpool, capturing the area during an era of transition and decline.

In Cinemas Wednesday September 1

The Pebble and the Boy - A boy, his father's ashes, a Mod scooter and an epic journey to Brighton. A modern day road movie inspired by the music of Paul Weller. In Cinemas August 27 #UkCinema #UkFilm #NewRelease ...

Dare to say his name. #Candyman is in cinemas August 27 ...

Nicolas Cage’s new film [Pig], could have been a trainwreck. Instead, it’s a masterpiece' - Clémence Michallon, Independent

In cinemas now

#NicolasCage #UKFilm #Pig

When Enid is assigned to review a disturbing film from the archive that echoes her hazy childhood memories, she begins to unravel how this eerie work might be tied to her past.

In cinemas today
#Film #UKFilm #Censor @vertigofilmuk