Posh boy drama rules the roost as Liam Neeson outguns Denzel Washington on social networks in the UK.

UK Buzz Chart Sept 25 2014

Lone Sherfig’s The Riot Club proved the most talked-about film on social networks in the UK over the past week, according to Way to Blue.

The film, in which two first-year students at Oxford University join the infamous Riot Club, generated nearly 4,400 comments from Sept 18-24, during its first week on release, with 40% of those expressing intent to view.

Antoine Fuqua’s The Equalizer, starring Denzel Washington, drew less than 1,700 comments ahead of its release this weekend, with just over 20% of those interested in seeing the crime thriller.

It was buried by A Walk Among the Tombstones, the latest crime drama to star a grizzled Liam Neeson, delivering more than 1,900 comments of which around 23% expressed intent to view.

Of the films coming soon, David Fincher’s latest thriller, Gone Girl, generated more than 1,300 comments, with 30% of those looking forward to showing up at the cinema after it is released in the UK on Oct 2.

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