The Inbetweeners Stay Top Of The Class At U.k. Box Office
British teen comedy The Inbetweeners Movie has held off competition to stay at the top of the U.K. box office for the second consecutive week.
The comedy, a spin-off of the hit TV series, made $9.1 million (£5.7 million) in its second week, taking its total earnings to $41.4 million (£25.9 million). Last week (end06Aug11) the movie scored the biggest opening of all time for a British comedy.
Elsewhere in the new rundown, Anne Hathaway's One Day debuted in second place with takings of $3.5 million (£2.2 million), while prequel Rise of the Planet of the Apes dropped one spot to third with a weekend (26-28Aug11) taking of $2.7 million (£1.7 million).
The Smurfs ($2.4 million/£1.5 million) and Final Destination 5 ($2.3 million/£1.45 million) round out the top five.