Romcom takes box office


The newly released romantic comedy, The Ugly Truth, starring Katherine Heigl and Gerard Butler, was the biggest earner at the South African box office for the weekend of 9 to 11 October. It made R2.1m.

In second spot was the animated (including 3D) Up (which has now accumulated R12.4m after five weeks of release), followed by Final Destination 4 (also including 3d), The Taking of Pelham 1-2-3 and Fame.

Meanwhile, District 9 has dropped to 10th spot, after having amassed R9.4m in seven weeks of release.

(Figures supplied by SAFACT)


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