Arthur Christmas returns to the top of U.K. box office chart

The seasonal comedy, featuring the voices of Bill Nighy and James McAvoy, climbed up two places to regain the top spot after taking $3.4 million (£2.1 million) in its seventh week of release.

Last week’s (end25Dec11) top two films, Sherlock Holmes: A Game Of Shadows ($2.7 million/£1.7 million) and Alvin And The Chipmunks: Chipwrecked ($1.8 million/£1.1 million), dropped to second and third place respectively.

Elsewhere in the rundown, animated Shrek spin-off Puss In Boots ($1.4 million/£899,231) claimed fourth place, while star-studded film New Year’s Eve ($634,381/£396,488) was at number five.