Tintin beats Justin Timberlake at the UK box office

Spielberg's animated adventure scores a second week at number one

The Adventures Of Tintin has beaten competition at the UK box office for a second week.

Despite receiving lukewarm reviews, Steven Spielberg‘s animated update of Herge’s boy adventurer has clung on to the number one position. It proved more popular than Justin Timberlake‘s sci-fi thriller In Time, taking over £2 million. You can watch the trailer for In Time at the bottom of the page.

Tower Heist is another new entry at three, while Johnny English Reborn and Paranormal Activity 3 complete the top five.

The only other new entry in the top ten is Gerard Butler’s Machine Gun Preacher.

1. The Adventures Of Tintin: The Secret Of The Unicorn – £2,199,171
2. In Time – £1,882,365
3. Tower Heist – £1,451,029
4. Johnny English Reborn – £832,068
5. Paranormal Activity 3 – £800,580
6. The Help – £537,633
7. Contagion – £493,293
8. The Ides Of March – £489,240
9. The Lion King 3D – £461,738
10. Machine Gun Preacher – £331,578