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UK Box-Office: Cage Beats Dog and Clough

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Nicolas Cage has screamed and inappropriately raised his voice all the way to the top of the charts in the UK over the weekend. Knowing racked up £2.5m over the three days, knocking Marley & Me down to second with £1.7m.

The Haunting in Connecticut comes in at three with £1.1m, showing the continued appetite for barely passable horror films for cinema-goers around the UK. Paul Blart: Mall Cop has slammed in fourth with £1m while The Damned United, the Peter Morgan/Michael Sheen project about Brian Clough’s tenure as Leeds manager, came in fifth on its opening weekend with £618,929.

It seems Cage is an unstoppable box office machine with his superdumb, sci-fi mystery thriller things. Why? How? Don’t ask me.

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