The Girl on the Train stays on track to top U.K. box office

19th Oct 16 | Entertainment News

The Girl on the Train is still steaming ahead of its competitors at the U.K. box office.

'The Girl on the Train' World Premiere

The Emily Blunt fronted thriller, in which the British actress plays an alcoholic divorcee who becomes embroiled in a murder investigation, made $4.19 million (£3.41 million) to top the box office chart last weekend (14-16Oct16).

It was the second weekend the film, which also stars Rebecca Ferguson, Justin Theroux, Luke Evans and Allison Janney, spent at the summit of the UK. movie rundown.

In second place was Inferno, the third mystery movie in which Tom Hanks stars as Professor Robert Langdon, a symbology expert created by American novelist Dan Brown. It earned $3.65 million (£2.97 million) in U.K. theatres.

Third was animated bird based baby delivery caper Storks with $2.76 million (£2.25 million).

Fourth in the chart was Miss Saigon: 25th Anniversary Performance, a special filmed version of the Vietnam based musical celebrating the anniversary of its 1991 Broadway debut, which earned $2.49 million (£2.03 million) in ticket sales.

Rounding out the top five was the autumn's biggest hit so far, Bridget Jones's Baby, which fell from second spot with earnings of $2.32 million (£1.89 million).

The movie starring Renee Zellweger as the hapless singleton has now made almost $51.6 million (£42 million) in the U.K. since its September (16) release.

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