Date: 25th June 2001

Fast and The Furious Tops Box Office

Car racing thriller FAST AND THE FURIOUS, the (2001) has sped to the top of the American box office charts.

The VIN DIESEL-led flick about Los Angeles street racers debuted as the weekend's (22-24JUN01) top film, grossing $41. 6 million (29. 7 MILLION).

Comic EDDIE MURPHY's DR DOLITTLE 2 (2001) opened in second place, taking in $26. 7 million (19 million), with last weekend's (15- 17JUN01) leading film, LARA CROFT: TOMB RAIDER (2001), in third.

The overall box office soared, with the top 12 movies taking in $140. 6 million (100 million), up 44 per cent from the same weekend last year (00). (MCM/WNWCFU)

Source: WENN



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