'Gone Girl' Dominates U.K. Box Office in Opening Week
David Fincher's adaptation claims the top spot, earning more than the following three entries combined
It was a fine week for Amazing Amy on both sides of the Atlantic, with Gone Girl mirroring its U.S. success with a No. 1 entry at the U.K. box office.
One of four new entries in the top 10, David Fincher’s adaptation of the best-seller by Gillian Flynn took $6.6 million in its opening weekend, according to figures released by Rentrak, more than that of the next three entries combined.
In second spot, another debut entry, was Dracula Untold, Gary Shore’s vampire fantasy-action drama, taking $2.7 million, pushed last week’s No. 2, The Equalizer, into third with $1.9 million.
Four weeks in and The Boxtrolls continues to draw crowds, claiming the fourth spot with $1.6 million, while U.K. comedy What We Did on Our Holiday — starring Amazing Amy herself, Rosamund Pike — fell to fifth with $1.2 million.
The following two spots were reserved for the two remaining new entries. Grossing $970,000, Bollywood musical Bang Bang took sixth, while family drama Dolphin Tale 2 was seventh with $860,000.