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Bucket List tops US movie chart
Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman in The Bucket List
The Bucket List has had success targeting an older audience
The Bucket List, a film about two cancer patients who decide to travel the world before they die, has topped the North American box office chart.

The comedy, which stars 70-year-old actors Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman, took $19.5m (13m).

Smash hit Disney movie National Treasure: Book of Secrets slipped from the top spot to number four.

The second most popular film was comedy First Sunday, about two bank robbers. It took $19m (13m).

Off-beat comedy Juno - which was nominated for three Golden Globes - was in third place with $14m (9.46m).

US AND CANADA BOX OFFICE
1. The Bucket List - $19.5m (13.18m)
2. First Sunday - $19m (12.84m)
3. Juno - $14m (9.46m)
4. National Treasure: Book of Secrets - $11.5m (7.77m)
5. Alvin and the Chipmunks - $9.1m (6.15m)
Source: Media By Numbers

In fourth place, Alvin and the Chipmunks took $9.1m (6.15m).

British romantic drama Atonement, which won best film at the Globes, made number 10 after taking $4.3m (2.91m).

There was also success for Daniel Day-Lewis's There Will Be Blood.

The story of greed and violence during California's oil boom took $2m (1.35m), or $15,000 (7,640) at each of the 129 cinemas showing the film - the highest of any movie on release.



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