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Marvel's 'Avengers' beats 'American Pie: Reunion' at UK box office

Marvel's Avengers Assemble has topped the UK box office for the third consecutive weekend.

Joss Whedon's superhero ensemble pulls in £4.1 million to again hold off competition from American Pie: Reunion and secure top spot.

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Jim and his dad (Eugene Levy) share another embarrassing conversation.

Tim Burton and Johnny Depp's Dark Shadows remake debuts at number three with a £2.4 million haul ahead of Zac Efron's The Lucky One and the 3D re-release of Beauty and the Beast.

Jason Statham's Safe and Salmon Fishing in the Yemen both slip a place to numbers six and seven respectively.

New release Piranha 3DD debuts at number eight with a total of £242,889. The horror sequel's opening haul falls far below the £1.33 million total its predecessor Piranha 3D earned in 2010.

The UK box office top ten in full:

1. (1) Avengers Assemble - £4,169,087
2. (2) American Pie: Reunion - £2,546,626
3. (-) Dark Shadows - £2,404,029
4. (3) The Lucky One - £431,576
5. (4) Beauty and the Beast - £422,924
6. (5) Safe - £298,201
7. (6) Salmon Fishing in the Yemen - £259,550
8. (-) Piranha 3DD - £242,889
9. (-) How I Spent My Summer Vacation - £152,728
10. (7) The Hunger Games - £143,542

Source: Rentrak

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