Nicolas Cage is at the top of the American box office for the third weekend
in row, after hauling in an extra $17.1 million (GBP9 million) at the American
The action movie lifted its total to $110.2 million (GBP58 million) after
17 days in release, dominating a weekend where no films debuted on wide
Christmas With The Kranks, starring Jamie Lee Curtis and Tim Allen, landed
at second place after taking in $11.7 million (GBP6.1 million), followed by THE
POLAR EXPRESS with $11 million (GBP5.7 million).
The Incredibles and The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie rounded out the top
five with $9.2 million (GBP4.8 million) and $7.8 million (GBP4.1 million)
CLOSER, starring Julia Roberts, Jude Law, Natalie Portman and Clive Owen,
opened strongly in a narrower release, taking in $7.7 million (GBP4 million)
from just 476 theatres.