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'The King's Speech' Rules U.K. Box Office

January 12, 2011 (6:43 am) GMT
With additional $5.25 million in its first three days of release, the Colin Firth-starring movie reigns the movie chart.
'The King's Speech' Rules U.K. Box Office

British actor 's fellow countrymen have bowed down to his royal turn in "" - the drama has been crowned number one in the U.K. box office chart. The hotly-tipped Oscar favorite, starring Firth as King George VI as he battles to overcome his stammer, grossed $5.25 million in its first three days of release.

Danny Boyle's "" was another new entry at two with $3.3 million. "" and "" placed third and fourth, respectively, while thriller "" debuted at five with $1.5 million.

Stateside, the first place on the box office is held by "". The next four spots are secured by "Little Fockers", "", "" and "" in respective order. "The King's Speech", meanwhile, is sitting at No. 9.

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