Invincible Stays On Top Of Us Holiday Box Office
Feel-good American football film INVINCIBLE remained invincible at the US box office and claimed the top spot for the second week running taking in $15.2 million (GBP8.4 million) over the US Labor Day long weekend (02-04SEP06). JASON STATHAM's film CRANK, about a hitman out for revenge while racing to find an antidote after he is poisoned, opened in second place, taking in $13 million (GBP7 million). A remake of the 1973 thriller WICKER MAN, starring NICOLAS CAGE, debuted in third place with $11.7 million (GBP6.5 million). Independent road-trip comedy LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE continued to perform strongly with $9.4 million (GBP5.2 million) to land in fourth place. THE ILLUSIONIST, starring EDWARD NORTON, PAUL GIAMATTI and JESSICA BIEL rounded out the top five with $8 million (GBP4.4 million). The weekend's other new wide release, the basketball story CROSSOVER, opened outside the top 10 with $4.5 million (GBP2.5 million).