Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs devours US box office

A second week at the top for the 'toon

Meatballs were clearly to America's taste this weekend as CG 'toon Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs stayed at the top of the box office with $24.6 million.

That meant that new arrivals Surrogates had to make do with second place and $15 million, while fellow fresh face (well, remake) Fame launched in third with $10 million.

Steven Soderbergh's The Informant! meanwhile, slipped down to fourth place, making $6.9 million in its second week, and Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself dropped to fifth with $4.7 million.

One other new film - sci-fi horror thriller Pandorum - could only manage to arrive in sixth place, making $4.4 million.

The full top 10:

  1. Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs ($24.6 million)
  2. Surrogates ($15 million)
  3. Fame ($10 million)
  4. The Informant! ($6.9 million)
  5. Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself ($4.7 million)
  6. Pandorum ($4.4 million)
  7. Love Happens ($4.3 million)
  8. Jennifer's Body ($3.5 million)
  9. 9 (2.8 million)
  10. Inglourious Basterds ($2.7 million)


[Data Source: Box Office Mojo]