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Battleship sinks Titanic at U.K. box office

Apr 18, 2012 | 7:15am EDT

Battleship made waves during its debut weekend (13-15Apr12), hauling in takings of $5.9 million (£3.7 million) and leaving James Cameron's drama trailing in its wake with $2.8 million (£1.8 million).

Horror The Cabin in the Woods was close behind with $2.5 million (£1.6 million), while The Hunger Games dropped two places to fourth ($2.4 million/£1.5 million).

Rounding out the top five is animated children's movie The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists, which sailed away with takings of $2.3 million (£1.4 million).

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