Wall-e Wheels Into Top Spot At U.s. Box Office
Futuristic film WALL-E has outsmarted the competition in its opening weekend, taking in over $62.5 (GBP31.25 million) at the U.S. box office.
The animated movie - featuring the voices of actress Sigourney Weaver and Curb Your Enthusiasm star Jeff Garlin - triumphed over rivaling Angelina Jolie action film Wanted, which came in at the number two spot with $51.1 million (GBP25.55 million) during its opening weekend.
Meanwhile, spy-themed action film Get Smart slid from its top spot to number three, taking in an additional $20 million (GBP10 million).
Jack Black-narrated animated feature Kung Fu Panda came in number four - garnering over $11.7 million (GBP5.85 million) - making an impressive three-week run total at $179.3 million (GBP89.65 million).
The new top five is rounded off by comic movie adaptation The Incredible Hulk, which fell from its number three spot, taking in an additional $9.2 million (GBP4.6 million).