FILM: BOX OFFICE

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UK films

THIS LAST WEEKS GROSS

WEEK WEEK IN CHART TO 29 AUGUST

1 (-) South Park (15) 11 pounds 16,783,409

Badly drawn but well scripted (if you like swear words)

2 (1) Star Wars: Episode 1 (U) 6 pounds 42,883,404

One down, two more to go

3 (-) Never Been Kissed (12) New pounds 825,168

Drew Barrymore goes from geek to chic and back again

4 (2) Austin Powers 2 (12) 5 pounds 23,112,255

Shagadelic!

5 (4) The Thomas Crown Affair (15) 2 pounds 2,363,964

Good, even without the split screens or chess scene

6 (3) Mickey Blue Eyes (15) 2 pounds 2,439,148

Hugh Grant marries into the Mob

7 (5) Wild Wild West (12) 3 pounds 5,938,515

It's not as good as the song

8 (-) Life (15) New pounds 367,806

A mature Eddie Murphy movie. Honestly

9 (6) Notting Hill (15) 15 pounds 29,609,832

Hugh Grant marries into Hollywood

10 (7) The Mummy (12) 10 pounds 17,201,358

Boris Karloff would be turning in his sarcophagus

US films

THIS LAST WEEKS GROSS

WEEK WEEK IN CHART TO 29 AUGUST

1 (1) The Sixth Sense 4 $138,853,903

Bruce Willis befriends a psychic child

2 (-) The 13th Warrior New $10,267,756

John McTiernan's daft Braveheart-alike; see review opposite

3 (4) The Runaway Bride 4 $124,425,308

Runaway success for Richard Gere/Julia Roberts rom-com

4 (2) Bowfinger 3 $46,404,385

Steve Martin and Eddie Murphy in Hollywood satire

5 (3) Mickey Blue Eyes 2 $19,735,111

Hugh Grant and comedy gangsters

6 (6) The Thomas Crown Affair 4 $49,797,848

The good John McTiernan film in the charts this week

7 (-) In Too Deep New $5,786,957

Rapper LL Cool J acts impressively in action thriller

8 (5) The Blair Witch Project 6 $120,645,836

If you go into the woods today ... UK release: 29 Oct

9 (-) The Astronaut's Wife New $4,027,003

Spaceman Johnny Depp acts weird UK release: 24 Sept

10 (-) The Muse New $3,926,825

Sharon Stone inspires Albert Brooks's scriptwriter

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