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Mammoth film tops US box office
Steven Strait in 10,000 BC
10,000 BC took the top spot despite bad reviews
Prehistoric adventure 10,000 BC has topped the North American box office chart in its first week of release.

Godzilla director Roland Emmerich's movie tells the story of a young mammoth hunter's quest to secure the future of his tribe.

The film took $35.7m (17.7m) on its opening weekend, beating Disney comedy College Road Trip, which opened in second place with $14m (6.9m).

Last week's top film Semi-Pro fell to fourth place with $5.8m (2.9m).

US & CANADA BOX OFFICE
1. 10,000 BC - $35.7m
2. College Road Trip - $14m
3. Vantage Point - $7.5m
4. Semi-Pro - $5.8m
5. The Bank Job - $5.7m
Friday-Sunday. Source: Media By Numbers

That took the 10-day total for Will Ferrell's basketball comedy to $24.7m (12.2m) - considered a poor showing for a Ferrell comedy.

10,000 BC and College Road Trip took the top places in the box office chart despite bad reviews.

The Bank Job, a British film about a hushed-up London bank robbery, entered at number five, taking $5.7m (2.8m).

The film, starring Jason Statham, topped last week's UK and Ireland box office chart.



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