London (Reuters): Car racing movie The Fast&The Furious:
Tokyo Drift went straight to the top of the UK box office
charts in its first weekend, Screen International said. The sequel
to The Fast&the Furious and 2 Fast 2 Furious,
starring Lucas Black, grossed over 1.8 million pounds in three
days, knocking The Omen down to third spot yesterday.
X-Men: The Last Stand, starring Hugh Jackman and Halle
Berry stayed in second place.
In fourth was another new entry, Hard Candy, a
psycho-thriller in which 14-year-old Hayley proves herself not as
innocent as Jeff, a 32-year-old photographer she met on the
Internet, thinks she is. The Da Vinci Code, based on Dan
Brown's best-selling novel, dropped from third to fifth followed by
ocean liner disaster movie remake, Poseidon. Seventh was
September 11. 2001 movie United 93 down from fifth. Eighth
down from sixth was RV: Runaway Vacation, in which Robin
Williams stars as the father of a dysfunctional family on a road
trip to Colorado. The animated animals of The Wild dropped
to ninth place and new at 10 was Thank You For Smoking, a
tobacco-rich satire directed by Jason Reitman, based on the novel
of the same name by Christopher Buckley.