Date: 27th December 2000

Hank's Stranded At The Top Of The Movie Charts


TOM HANKS' modern day ROBINSON CRUSOE movie, CAST AWAY, has topped the American box office with an opening weekend take of $40.5 million (27 million) - the biggest Christmas opening ever.

The record was previously held by ROBIN WILLIAMS' PATCH ADAMS in 1998, which opened with a $25.3 million (16.8 million).

(KL/U/RGS)

Source: WENN