Ice Cube Heats Up The Us Box Office
Rapper-turned-actor ICE CUBE is celebrating after his latest comedy ARE WE THERE YET? landed at the top of the American box office with a haul of $18.5 million (GBP9.7 million).
Previous box office champion, SAMUEL L JACKSON's basketball drama COACH CARTER, slipped to second place with $11 million (GBP5.7 million), followed by BEN STILLER's hit comedy MEET THE FOCKERS with an extra $10.2 million (GBP5.3 million).
DENNIS QUAID's IN GOOD COMPANY and the comedy RACING STRIPES rounded out the top five with $8.5 million (GBP4.4 million) and $7.1 million (GBP3.7 million) respectively, narrowly ahead of new entry ASSAULT ON PRECINCT 13, which opened with a disappointing $7.0 million (GBP3.6 million).24/01/2005 02:55