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Last Updated: Wednesday, 11 April 2007, 17:11 GMT 18:11 UK
Mr Bean wins Easter film battle
Rowan Atkinson as Mr Bean
Mr Bean's Holiday is the second film outing for Atkinson's alter ego
Mr Bean's Holiday has topped the UK and Ireland box office for the second week, beating ice skating comedy Blades Of Glory into second place.

The Rowan Atkinson movie made 2.5m over the Easter weekend, giving it a box office haul of 14.3m so far.

Blades Of Glory, which stars Jon Heder and Will Ferrell as rival figure skaters, entered at two, taking 1m.

It was less than 1,000 ahead of war epic 300, which dropped one place to number three.

UK AND IRELAND TOP FIVE
1. Mr Bean's Holiday, 2.452m
2. Blades Of Glory, 1.024m (including previews)
3. 300, 1.023m
4. Sunshine, 1.021m
5. Meet the Robinsons, 622,000
Source: Screen International
Critically acclaimed British sci-fi film Sunshine, which stars Cillian Murphy as an astronaut on a mission to restart the failing sun, was a new entry at four - also taking 1m

Disney's Meet The Robinsons, an animation about a boy genius, rounded out the top five, with takings of 446,282.

Elsewhere in the charts, British film Provoked was a new entry at number 11, despite the fact it was only shown in 35 cinemas.

The film tells the true story of a British woman, Kiranjit Ahluwalia, who was jailed in 1989 for killing her violent husband by setting him on fire.

Starring Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai alongside Miranda Richardson, Robbie Coltrane and EastEnders actor Steve McFadden, it took 118,876 over three days.


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