FILM: BOX OFFICE

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UK films

THIS LAST WEEKS GROSS

WEEK WEEK IN CHART TO 15 AUGUST

1 (-) Wild Wild West (12) New pounds 2,487,176

Silly sci-fi western with Will Smith

2 (2) Star Wars: Episode 1 (U) 5 pounds 39,371,255

Disappointing prequel to the famous trilogy

3 (1) Austin Powers 2 (12) 3 pounds 18,409,061

Groovy, baby!

4 (3) Notting Hill (15) 13 pounds 28,135,866

Ms Celebrity meets Mr Ordinary

5 (4) The Mummy (12) 8 pounds 16,458,347

'Raiders of the Lost Ark' meets 'Evil Dead II'. Only worse.

6 (5) The Matrix (15) 10 pounds 16,555,986

Starring some special effects and a man called Keanu

7 (8) Doug's First Movie (U) 2 pounds 460,569

Big-screen version of the animated American series

8 (-) Taal (U) New pounds 101,590

Bollywood romance with Anil Kapoor & Aksha Kannah

9 (7) Entrapment (15) 7 pounds 5,555,827

Somewhat flat Connery and Zeta-Jones crime caper

10 (6) 10 Things I Hate About You (12) 6 pounds 2,835,770

American teen version of 'The Taming of the Shrew'

US films

THIS LAST WEEKS GROSS

WEEK WEEK IN CHART TO 15 AUGUST

1 (1) The Sixth Sense 2 $89,661,654

Supernatural Bruce Willis thriller

2 (-) Bowfinger New $18,062,550

Satire with Steve Martin & Eddie Murphy UK release: 8 Oct

3 (2) The Blair Witch Project 3 $107,279,782

Hand-held horror movie UK release: 29 Oct

4 (1) Runaway Bride 2 $97,940,624

Romantic comedy with Richard Gere and Julia Roberts

5 (4) The Thomas Crown Affair 2 $30,988,396

Brosnan tries to fill McQueen's shoes UK release: 20 Oct

6 (5) Deep Blue Sea 3 $57,093,827

Basically it's 'Jaws' UK release: 22 Oct

7 (5) Inspector Gadget 4 $75,936,787

Film version of the classic Eighties cartoon

8 (6) Mystery Men 2 $19,322,670

Daft superheroes save city UK release: 15 Oct

9 (-) Brokedown Palace 1 $3,871,616 Claire Danes, Kate Beckinsale in 'Midnight Express' scenario

10 (9) The Iron Giant 2 $12,548,508 Animation loosely based on Ted Hughes' 'Iron Man'

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