Big Screen – This week’s top ten at the cinema…

  1. Tropic Thunder
  2. Rumble in the jungle… A group of actors are dropped into the middle of a jungle to film a Vietnam war movie. The spoiled stars soon discover they’re in real danger. It’s a comedy.

  3. Mamma Mia!
  4. Dancing Queen… Meryl Streep can dance. Meryl Streep can jive. Meryl Streep is clearly having the time of her life in this money, money, money-making film version of the musical inspired by ABBA songs.

  5. The Women
  6. Ladies who lunch… A close-knit group of high society women start to question their friendships and relationships. They also do some shopping.

  7. Pineapple Express
  8. Class A comedy… A stoner goes on the run with his dealer after witnessing a brutal murder. Their hopes of hiding from the killers soon go up in smoke.

  9. The Duchess
  10. Keep your wig on… This story of the scandalous 18th-century aristocrat Georgina Cavendish features Keira Knightley and some sizeable hairpieces.

  11. The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
  12. Against the odds… An unlikely friendship between the son of a Nazi concentration camp commander and a Jewish boy on the other side of the camp fence has devastating consequences.

  13. RocknRolla
  14. Sex, thugs and rock ’n’ roll… Guy Ritchie’s latest crime caper follows some London criminals as they attempt to get rich quick on the back of a land deal scam.

  15. Disaster Movie
  16. The end is nigh… The team behind Scary Movie and Epic Movie offer up this spoof of blockbuster disaster movies.

  17. Step Brothers
  18. Family ties… Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly play childlike men forced to live together when their single parents get married.

  19. The Strangers
  20. Stranger danger… A young couple staying at an isolated summer retreat are terrorised by masked strangers. Things will go bump in the night.