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Disney Bolts to top of box office

Bolt
The film is also being shown in 3D in some cinemas

Disney animation Bolt has raced to the top of the UK and Ireland box office chart in its opening weekend.

The film, featuring the voice of John Travolta as a TV show dog who believes his fictional powers are real, took 2.8m in its first three days.

Fresh from its success at the Baftas, Slumdog Millionaire rose one place to number two, taking its total five week haul to 20 million.

Romantic comedy He's Just Not That Into You fell one place to three.

Last week's box office winner, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, fell three places to four in its second week.

There were four other new entries in the top 10, including family film Hotel for Dogs at five.

UK BOX OFFICE TOP FIVE
1. Bolt - 2.84m
2. Slumdog Millionaire - 1.82m
3. He's Just Not That Into You - 1.78m
4. The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button - 1.77m
5. Hotel for Dogs - 1.5m
Source: Screen International

Slasher re-make Friday the 13th, which smashed US box office records earlier in the week for an opening of a horror film, could only manage sixth place, bringing in 1.2m.

Biggie Smalls biopic Notorious opened at seven, with Pink Panther 2 at eight.

Penelope Cruz's Bafta win for her role in Vicky Christina Barcelona may have helped the film rise two spots to number nine.

While horror My Bloody Valentine rounded out the top 10.

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