Super 8 tops US box office
The film, which stars Elle Fanning, Amanda Michalka and Kyle Chandler, knocked last weekend's chart topper - X-Men: First Class – from the number one position.
It tells the story of a group of friends who witness a train crash and then realise that strange things are beginning to happen all around their town.
X-Men: First Class slipped to the second position, while The Hangover Part II took the third spot.
King Fu Panda 2 and Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides also fell one place each, dropping to five and six respectively.
Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer was a new entry at seven. It stars Jordana Beatty, Heather Graham and Parris Mosteller and tells of third-grader Judy Moody's quest to have a great summer.
The Coen Brothers' Midnight in Paris, Thor and Fast Five rounded off the top ten.