The Incredibles storms US box office
Animated romp The Incredibles has topped the US box office.
14:19 09 November 2004
Animated extravaganza, The Incredibles, has leapt to the top of the US box office taking 40 million over its opening weekend.
The Disney/Pixar production, voiced by a host of stars including Samuel L Jackson, follows the fortunes of a family of retired superheroes, struggling to adjust to everyday life.
Ray, the biopic of legendary soul singer Ray Charles, starring former stand-up comedian Jamie Foxx, came in at number two.
Sam Raimi's The Grudge, with former vampire slayer Sarah Michelle Gellar, dropped down to third place taking 7.2 million.
Horror flick Saw held on to fourth spot and while Jude Law's remake of the Michael Caine classic, Alfie, settled for fifth.
1 - The Incredibles (40 million)
2 - Ray (7.4 million)
3 - The Grudge (7.2 million)
4 - Saw (6 million)
5 - Alfie (3.5 million)