The Girl on the Train steams to top of US box office
The Girl on the Train has steamed ahead of its rivals to top the US box office on its opening weekend.
The thriller, starring Emily Blunt as an alcoholic trying to solve the mystery of a missing person, took $24.7m (£19.9m) - with 68% of the audience made up of women.
Last weeks's number one, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, made $15m (£12m) to take second place.
New entry The Birth of a Nation only made $7.1m (£5.7m).
The slave rebellion drama is written and directed by Nate Parker, who has faced recent media scrutiny over a historic rape trial and also stars in the film. It... read more
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