King Kong has returned to the top of the UK and Ireland's box office.
King Kong won a tight battle with The Chronicles of Narnia
Peter Jackson's remake of the classic film regained the crown from The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe.
The two films have jostled for pole position in recent weeks, taking £2.16m and £2.13m respectively at the weekend.
Gay cowboy romance Brokeback Mountain - starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Heath Ledger - opened in fourth spot after showing in a limited number of cinemas.
UK & IRELAND BOX OFFICE CHART
1. King Kong (£2.16m)
2. Narnia (£2.13m)
3. Just Friends (£1.75m)
4. Brokeback Mountain (£987,261)
5. Just Like Heaven (£934,650)
Source: Screen International
Romantic comedy Just Friends, about a man who meets the woman he had a crush on at high school, entered the chart at number three in its opening weekend with takings of £1.75m.
Another new entry in the top 10 was Woody Allen's Match Point - starring Scarlett Johansson - at number seven.
Reese Witherspoon and Mark Ruffalo's romance Just Like Heaven dropped two places to five with £934,650, while Cheaper By The Dozen 2 also fell from four to six after taking £781,725.
The fourth JK Rowling adaptation, Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire, took £582,984 in its eighth week on the chart upping its total haul to £ 47.55m.
Rounding out the top 10 was The Producers at nine and March of the Penguins at 10.