Miami Vice Sinks Pirates At Us Box Office31 July 2006
The gritty cop drama took in $25.2 million (GBP14 million) in its first week in release, knocking the Johnny Depp movie into second place with $20.5 million (GBP11.4 million), after three weeks in the number one position.
Pirates posted the biggest opening weekend of all time and has a total box office takes of $358.4 million (GBP199 million).
Teen comedy JOHN TUCKER MUST DIE, starring former Desperate Housewives star Jesse Metcalfe, debuted in third place with a respectable $14 million (GBP7.8 million).
THE ANT BULLY, an animated family film featuring the voices of Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts and Nicolas Cage, opened in fifth place with a disappointing $8.1 million (GBP4.5 million).
Quirky independent film LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE, starring Greg Kinnear and Steve Carrell, opened strongly in limited release, taking in $356,863 (GBP198,000) in only seven theatres in New York City and Los Angeles.
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