Date: 9th January 2001
TOM HANKS' desert island drama CAST AWAY has claimed the top spot at the American box office for a third week.
The film has notched up total takings of $143.6 million (£95.7 million).
MEL GIBSON's new comedy WHAT WOMEN WANT remains at number two, while new film TRAFFIC, featuring CATHERINE ZETA JONES and MICHAEL DOUGLAS, debuts at number three. (KL/U/KW)