News for Dec. 22, 2005

King Kong UK debut beats Narnia

12/22/05, 2:13 pm EST - Xoanon

King Kong has knocked Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe off the top of the UK and Ireland box office in its debut week. Peter Jackson's remake of the classic film took 6m, ending Narnia's reign after just one week. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire also fell one place to number three, after taking slightly more than 1m. The Family Stone, starring Sex and the City actress Sarah Jessica Parker, entered the chart at number five. Also in the top five was Flightplan, starring Jodie Foster, which has taken a total of 5,550,239, since its release four weeks ago. [More]