Pink Panther Pounces To Top Of The Us Box Office
The remake of the 1963 comedy classic opened to mixed reviews, but was able to sneak past horror film Final Destination 3, which grossed $20.1 million (GBP11.2 million).
Animated feature Curious George, based on the classic children's books about a mischievous monkey and the Man in the Yellow hat, landed in the third spot with $15.3 million (GBP8.5 million) in it's first week of release.
Horror remake WHEN A STRANGER CALLS fell one place to fifth, with ticket sales of $10 million (GBP5.6 million) to round out the top five.
The film has earned $34.8 million (GBP19.3 million) overall in during its two-week release.