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Last Updated: Tuesday, 6 September 2005, 12:40 GMT 13:40 UK
Virgin stays on top of UK chart
The 40-Year-Old Virgin
Steve Carrell stars in The 40-Year-Old Virgin
Film comedy The 40-Year-Old Virgin has beaten Wes Craven's thriller Red Eye to top the UK box office.

The 40-Year-Old Virgin, which features Steve Carrell, TV star of the US version of The Office sitcom, took 1.7m in its opening weekend.

Red Eye's takings for its first three days were 891,582, putting it in second place.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, at number three, has now taken 35m since its release six weeks ago.

UK TOP FIVE
1. The 40-Year-Old Virgin
2. Red Eye
3. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
4. The Dukes of Hazzard
5. The Business
Source: Screen International

The Dukes of Hazzard slipped to number four after spending one week at the top, taking 618,448 over the weekend period.

The only other new entry was Brit gangster movie The Business, which is set in on the Costa del Sol.

Directed by Nick Love, it took 53,1267 over the weekend, placing it at number five in the chart.

Other films in the top 10 included the critically-acclaimed Crash, TV remake Bewitched and Herbie: Fully Loaded.


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