The Departed Takes Top Spot At UK Box Office
Legendary director MARTIN SCORSESE's THE DEPARTED has climbed a place to overtake THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA as the number one movie at the UK box office. The Departed, which boasts an all-star cast including JACK NICHOLSON, MATT DAMON, LEONARDO DiCAPRIO, MARK WAHLBERG and ALEC BALDWIN, took GBP2 million ($3.6 million) last week (ends15OCT06). The Devil Wears Prada, starring MERYL STREEP and ANNE HATHAWAY, is at number two with takings of GBP1.9 million ($3.4 million). In third place is animated movie OPEN SEASON, which made GBP1.7 million ($3.1 million), followed by the ADAM SANDLER comedy CLICK. THE HISTORY BOYS and THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE: THE BEGINNING are both new entries at numbers five and six respectively.