Date: 27th August 2001
Teen flick AMERICAN PIE 2 (2001) has topped the American box office chart for a third consecutive week making it the third film all year to do so.
The comedy dished up $12. 8 million (£9. 84 million) in its third weekend (begs25AUG01), bringing its cumulative box office receipts to $109. 6 million (£84. 30 million). This year (01), only two other films HANNIBAL and SPY KIDS (2001) have managed to maintain the top slot at America's box office for three weekends running.
High-kicking comedy RUSH HOUR 2 (2001) remains at number two for a second week grossing $82. 5 million (£63. 46 million), while newly released movie JAY AND SILENT BOB strike back (2001) entered the chart at number three with $11. 1 million in box office receipts. (RP/WNWCYA)