'Rango' Is Crowned at U.K Weekend Box Office

March 09, 2011 03:22:06 GMT

The animation movie starring Johnny Depp climbs to the top of U.K. box office with $2.4 million in ticket sales after beating 'The Adjustment Bureau' in the second and 'Unknown' in the third place.



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Johnny Depp's animated western "Rango" galloped to the top of the U.K. box office this weekend with $2.4 million in ticket sales. The family film, which sees Depp voice a hapless lizard, beat competition in Britain, including Matt Damon's "The Adjustment Bureau" and "Unknown" starring Liam Neeson, which pulled in close to $2 million.

Simon Pegg's alien adventure "Paul" was fourth with $1.6 million and Oscar winner "The King's Speech" stayed in the top five with takings of $1.5 million. "Gnomeo and Juliet", "I Am Number Four", "True Grit", "West Is West" and "Yogi Bear" round out the U.K. top ten.

"Rango" is an ordinary chameleon who accidentally winds up in the town of Dirt, a lawless outpost in the Wild West in desperate need of a new sheriff.

Here are the weekend UK box office top ten list :

  1. "Rango"
  2. "The Adjustment Bureau"
  3. "Unknown"
  4. "Paul"
  5. "The King's Speech"
  6. "Gnomeo and Juliet"
  7. "I Am Number Four"
  8. "True Grit"
  9. "West Is West"
  10. "Yogi Bear"


 




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