Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy tops British ratings
Well, it did it again. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy has topped British box offices with takings of 4.2 million pounds. The film version is every bit a success as every other version of the Guide.
The film version went straight to No. 1 over the British Bank Holiday weekend. It opened in the United States at the same time, exceeding the popularity of The Interpreter starring Nicole Kidman.
In the United States, the film took US $21.1 million in the same time period, opening at 3,133 cinemas.