Johnny English Reborn Fights Off The Lion King To Top U.k. Box Office
Johnny English Reborn has fought off competition from The Lion King 3d to top the U.K. box office with takings of almost $8 million (£5 million).
The spy movie, starring British actor Rowan Atkinson, shot to the top spot over the weekend (07-09Oct11) with a $7.94 million (£4.96 million) opening - nearly double the Disney movie's earnings of $4.3 million (£2.7 million).
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy dropped to third with $1.6 million (£1 million), while Taylor Lautner's thriller Abduction fell two places to four with takings of $820,208 (£512,630).
Katie Holmes' new movie Don't Be Afraid of the Dark opened with just $793,174 (£495,734) to round out the top five.