UK box office top ten and analysis for the weekend of Friday 19th to Sunday 21st October 2012...
The CG-animated family adventure Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted opened in first place at the UK box office this past weekend, preventing Taken 2 from claiming top spot for the third week in a row. The threequel pulled in a total of £6,030,904, which included £2.4m from Saturday and Sunday preview screenings last weekend, although its three-day Friday-to-Sunday haul of £3.6m was still enough to out perform the annual Paranormal Activity instalment, with Paranormal Activity 4 banking £2,544,701 including two days of previews - a series low, but still extremely solid when you consider the budget of these films.
As a result of the Paramount double-bill claiming first and second place, Taken 2 fell two places to third, while Hotel Transylvania and Looper also dropped two apiece to fourth and fifth respectively. In sixth place was another newcomer, »
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