Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince is top of the box office for a third week
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince has held off competition from the animated guinea pigs of G-Force to stay top of the UK and Ireland box office.
The Potter film, at number one for a third week, took £2.92m, beating G-Force - which took £2.48m on its opening weekend - into second place.
The Taking of Pelham 123, starring Denzel Washington and John Travolta, debuted at number three with £1.78m.
The Proposal, starring Sandra Bullock, dropped two places to number four.
UK BOX OFFICE TOP FIVE
1. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince - £2.92m
2. G-Force - £2.48m
3. The Taking of Pelham 123 - £1.78m
4. The Proposal - £1.49m
5. Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs - £1.14m
Source: Screen International
The romantic comedy, which also stars Ryan Reynolds, took £1.49m.
The top five was rounded out by Ice Age: Dawn Of The Dinosaurs which dropped two places and took £1.14m.
G-Force, a Disney live action and computer-generated animation, tells the tale of a trio of animated secret agent guinea pigs.
The Taking of Pelham 123 is a remake of the 1974 subway hijacking thriller.
Comedy Land of the Lost, with Will Ferrell, opened at number six with £642,568, while Coco Before Chanel debuted at number nine, taking £423,268.