Cars Still Racing Ahead At The Us Box Office
Animated movie CARS is locked in top gear as it remains at the top of the US box office for a second week. The film, which features the voices of PAUL NEWMAN, OWEN WILSON and BONNIE HUNT, grossed $31.2 million (GBP17.3 million) in its second weekend to stay on top, beating off challenges from new releases NACHO LIBRE, racing film FAST + THE FURIOUS: TOKYO DRIFT and romance THE LAKE HOUSE. Funnyman JACK BLACK's Mexican wrestling comedy debuts at number two on the new chart with an impressive $27.5 million (GBP15.3 million), while Fast + The Furious sequel surprised many film fans with a $24.1 (GBP13.4 million) opening. KEANU REEVES and SANDRA BULLOCK's timely romance, The Lake House, debuted at number four with a $13.7 million (GBP7.6 million) opening weekend. The only other new release to make a dent in the top 10 was GARFIELD sequel, GARFIELD: A TALE OF TWO KITTIES, which raked in $7.2 million (GBP4 million) to debut at six.