Charlie Stays On Top Of The Uk Box Office
CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY is spending a third triumphant week at the top of the UK box-office chart, holding back critically slammed blockbuster THE ISLAND in second place.
The TIM BURTON movie, which stars JOHNNY DEPP, took GBP2.8 million ($5 million) over the course of last weekend (12-14AUG05). To date, it has taken a total of GBP26 million ($47 million) in the UK.
The Island, which stars SCARLETT JOHANSSON, took GBP1.5 million ($2.7 million), while CRASH arrived at number three with a box-office haul of GBP818,000 ($1.4 million).
LINDSAY LOHAN caper HERBIE: FULLY LOADED is at number four with weekend takings of GBP670,000 ($1.2 million), while animated adventure MADAGASCAR fell to fifth place, taking GBP640,000 ($1.5 million) in its fifth week on release.