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Star Wars resists Sin City force
Jessica Alba in Sin City
Jessica Alba stars in Sin City
Comic book action film Sin City has failed to topple Star Wars from the UK box office number one spot.

Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith has remained top of the UK box office chart for the third week, grossing a total of 32.66m in the UK.

Frank Miller's Sin City, starring Bruce Willis, entered the chart at number two, taking 2.45m over the weekend.

The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse was the second highest entry at four, edging Monster-in-Law into fifth place.

UK TOP FIVE
1. Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith
2. Sin City
3. The Pacifier
4. The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse
5. Monster-in-Law
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The comedy, starring Jennifer Lopez and Jane Fonda, rang up receipts of 547,000 over the weekend.

Meanwhile, Vin Diesel comedy The Pacifier managed to hang on to its number three slot with takings of 834,000.

Horror remake House of Wax, starring Paris Hilton, fell to number six after debuting at number two in last week's chart.

Other fallers at the box office chart included Danny Boyle's Millions which dropped one place to number seven, at number six and It's All Gone Pete Tong which rounds out the top ten after falling three places.

Historical blockbuster Kingdom of Heaven, directed by Ridley Scott, was at number eight, while The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, fell one place to nine.




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