Tim Burton's Miss Peregrine tops US box office
Tim Burton film, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, has beaten disaster movie Deepwater Horizon to the top of the US film chart.
Burton's film based on Ransom Riggs' novel took an estimated $28.5m (£22.1m) over the weekend.
Peter Berg's Deepwater Horizon, based on the 2010 oil rig explosion and starring Mark Wahlberg, came in second with $20.6m (£16m).
Chess prodigy tale Queen of Katwe could only manage $2.6m (£2m).
Its release was expanded nationally having made a limited debut the previous weekend.
The Disney film, starring Lupita Nyong'o and David Oyelowo, depicts the life of... read more
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