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Final Destination stays top in US

Actors Shantel VanSanten and Robert Buckley
The Final Destination stars pose at its Los Angeles premiere

3D horror The Final Destination is top of the North American box office for a second week, holding off competition from romantic comedy All About Steve.

The thriller, the fourth movie in the Final Destination franchise, took $12.4m (£7.6m), early figures show.

All About Steve, starring Sandra Bullock as a kooky crossword puzzle compiler in search of love, took $11.2m (£6.8m) on its opening weekend.

Sci-fi thriller Gamer, starring Gerard Butler, opened at number four.

US BOX OFFICE TOP FIVE
1. The Final Destination - $12.4m
2. All About Steve - $11.2m
3. Inglourious Basterds - $10.8m
4. Gamer - $9m
5. District 9 - $7m
Source: Hollywood.com

Meanwhile, Quentin Tarantino's war film Inglourious Basterds dropped a place to number three - with $10.8 (£6.6m) - ahead of Gamer, which took $9m (£5.5m).

Gamer follows Scottish actor Butler's box office success with romantic comedy The Ugly Truth, which opened in third place in North America at the end of July.

The top five is rounded out by District 9, which fell a place, taking $7m (£4.3m).

The extra-terrestrial movie was produced by Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson.

Extract, the only other new release in the top 10, opened with $4.2m (£2.6m).

The comedy's stars include Ben Affleck and Jason Bateman.



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