Alien duel rules US box office
The disagreeable extraterrestrials, who have starred separately in a total of six major films, battle it out on planet earth.
Alien And Predator have already fought it out in a series of comic books but fans have been waiting for years to see the two beasts face each other on the big screen.
So it's Alien, the screeching, acid-for-blood impregnator, versus Predator, the dreadlocked, tooled-up, invisible, intergalactic hunter. A match made in heaven.
Tom Cruise's latest film was pushed down into third place. Collateral sees The Cruiser team up with Heat director Michael Mann in a tense thriller. The movie took £8.7 million.
The Bourne Supremacy was in fifth taking £4.5 million. The second movie in the Bourne trilogy has it's UK release this week and has been well-received by critics.
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