'Gone Girl' Dominates U.K. Box Office in Opening Week

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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.

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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.