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Spider-Man clings to UK top spot
Tobey Maguire as Spider-Man
Tobey Maguire has been playing Spider-Man for the last five years
Web-slinging blockbuster Spider-Man 3 has topped the UK and Irish box office chart for a third week.

The superhero action film, starring Tobey Maguire, took 2.5m between Friday and Sunday, giving it a total take of 28.5m in the British Isles.

Zombie horror movie 28 Weeks Later held firm at number two, taking 882,692.

New entries included David Fincher's serial killer drama Zodiac at number three and Magicians, starring Peep Show comedians Mitchell and Webb, at five.

Lovewrecked, a romantic comedy about an 18-year-old girl stranded on a desert island with her idol, made its debut at number six.

UK AND IRELAND TOP FIVE
1. Spider-Man 3 - 2.5m
2. 28 Weeks Later - 0.9m
3. Zodiac - 0.8m
4.Bridge to Terabithia - 0.4m
5. Magicians - 0.3m
Source: Screen International
Road Trip movie Wild Hogs, starring John Travolta, fell three places to number seven.

Former chart-topper Mr Bean's Holiday also dropped three places, landing at number eight.

The Rowan Atkinson vehicle has now taken 21.6m in its two-month UK chart run.

At nine, down from six, was another former chart-topper, Next, which features Nicolas Cage as a man who can see two minutes into the future.

Tenth place went This is England, Shane Meadows' tale of an 11-year-old skinhead and an older neo-Nazi gang in the 1980s.


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