'Sahara' tops US box office chart
The movie stars treasure-hunters Matthew McConaughey and Steve Zahn set off in search of an American Civil War battleship with the help of doctor Penelope Cruz.
Sahara knocked last week's chart-topping graphic novel adaptation Sin City to second place, taking $14.1m (£7.5m).
Nick Hornby adaptation Fever Pitch was this week's other new entry, appearing at number three with earnings of $13m (£6.9m).
This week's top ten in full:
2. Sin City
3. Fever Pitch
4. Guess Who
5. Beauty Shop
7. Miss Congeniality 2: Armed And Fabulous
8. The Pacifier
9. The Ring Two (review)
10. The Upside Of Anger