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Puss in Boots marches to the top of the U.K. box office chart

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Dec 13, 2011 | 6:15am EST

Dreamworks' Shrek spin-off, starring the voices of Antonio Banderas and Salma Hayek, claimed the top spot with $3.2 million (£1.9 million) in takings.

Another animated film, Arthur Christmas, dropped into second spot with $2.3 million (£1.4 million), while festive star-studded movie New Year's Eve debuted in third place.

The film, starring Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert De Niro and Ashton Kutcher, took $2.1 million (£1.28 million), while Martin Scorsese's Hugo ($1.2 million/£732,902) and Happy Feet 2 ($1.15 million/£724,126) rounded out the top five.

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