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Music and Lyrics tops box office
Drew Barrymore and Hugh Grant
Barrymore plays a lyricist while Grant is a faded pop star
Hugh Grant and Drew Barrymore's romantic comedy Music and Lyrics has topped the UK box office chart.

Grant stars as an ex-pop star in the film, which took 1.93m at cinemas across the UK and Ireland.

Family film Charlotte's Web, starring the voices of Julia Roberts, Robert Redford and John Cleese came second, taking 1.89m over the weekend.

Comedy spoof Epic Movie came third, with horror Hannibal Rising completing a quartet of new entries in fourth.

UK/ IRELAND TOP FIVE FILMS
1. Music and Lyrics (1.93m)
2. Charlotte's Web (1.89m)
3. Epic Movie (1.37m)
4. Hannibal Rising (1.04m)
5. Notes on a Scandal (0.83m)
Source: Screen International
Oscar-nominated drama Notes On A Scandal fell to fifth, taking 830,923 between Friday and Sunday, while another movie with Academy Award hopes, Blood Diamond, slipped to sixth.

Dreamgirls, whose soundtrack helped it to eight Oscar nominations, fell to eighth in its second week on release.

Arthur and the Invisibles, directed by Luc Besson, made its debut at number seven, while football movie Goal! 2: Living The Dream entered at number nine.


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