Harry Potter's Spell On America Remains
HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN was America's top movie for a second weekend, taking in $35.1 million (GBP19.5 million) to lift its 10-day total to $158.1 million (GBP87.8 million).
SHREK 2 held up well in its fourth weekend, slipping from second to third place with $24 million (GBP13.3 million), pushing its haul in North America to $354 million (GBP196.6 million). That made it the top-grossing animated movie ever, passing the $339.7 million (GBP188.7 million) gross of FINDING NEMO.
VIN DIESEL's sci-fi saga THE CHRONICLES OF RIDDICK, the sequel to 2000's PITCH BLACK, debuted at number two with $24.6 million (GBP13.6 million).
NICOLE KIDMAN's remake THE STEPFORD WIVES opened in fourth place with $22.2 million (GBP13.3 million), surpassing financial expectations.
GARFIELD: THE MOVIE, featuring the voice of BILL MURRAY as the beloved cat, premiered in fifth place with $21.7 million (GBP12 million).15/06/2004 10:01