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Iron Man keeps grip on UK chart

Iron Man
Iron Man has taken 13m in its first three weeks of release

Comic book movie Iron Man has kept cinema goers hooked topping the UK and Ireland box office chart for a third week running.

The Robert Downey Jr film took 1.92m, keeping romantic comedy What Happens in Vegas in second place with 1.51m.

Forgetting Sarah Marshall featuring Russell Brand remained at three after four weeks on the chart.

Caramel, a Lebanese drama about the lives of five women living in Beirut, was the highest new entry at nine.

Family film Nim's Island rose one place to four and traded places with adventure movie Speed Racer.

UK & IRELAND BOX OFFICE
1. Iron Man - 1.92m
2. What Happens in Vegas - 1.51m
3. Forgetting Sarah Marshall - 570,986
4. Nim's Island - 450,375
5.Speed Racer - 410,610
Source: Screen International

Patrick Dempsey rom-com Made of Honour had a successful week and moved up the chart to claim the sixth spot.

But British horror Doomsday fell one place to seven in its second week of release.

Black comedy In Bruges, starring Colin Farrell and Ralph Fiennes as two hit men , remained at number eight and Kevin Spacey's gambling drama 21 completed the top 10.


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