The Hulk Muscles Out Competition
New movie THE HULK proved to be the true monster of American box office this weekend (20-22JUN03), taking in a June opening record of $62.6 million (GBP39.1 million).
The action flick, which stars ERIC BANA as a scientist turned into a raging green beast by a lab accident, took over the top spot from the animated fish tale FINDING NEMO, which slipped to second place with a weekend take of $20.5 million (GBP13.6 million), according to studio estimates.
High speed flick 2 FAST 2 FURIOUS landed at third place with $10.3 million (GBP6.4 million), followed by BRUCE ALMIGHTY with $10 million (GBP6.2 million) and THE ITALIAN JOB with $7.2 million (GBP4.5 million).
The weekend's other new wide releases opened quietly. KATE HUDSON and LUKE WILSON's romantic comedy ALEX + EMMA debuted at number seven with $6.2 million ( GBP3.8 million), while FROM JUSTIN TO KELLY, starring AMERICAN IDOL finalists KELLY CLARKSON and JUSTIN GUARINI, landed in 11th place with just $2.9 million (GBP1.8 million).24/06/2003 02:04