No Strings Attached sleeps its way to the top

Of the US box office, that is

no strings attached

Though it’s not exactly earned rave reviews, there’s no doubting No Strings Attached and its performance – at the US box office, we mean.

The Ashton Kutcher-Natalie Portman sizzler about two friends who attempt to have a commitment-free relationship bounced to the top of the charts this weekend with $20m.

We’re sure the film’s red band trailer – replete with dirty jokes and a fair amount of flesh – helped draw in audiences.

Meanwhile, last week’s victor The Green Hornet proved it still had sting, debunking to second place with $18m, while The Dilemma held firm in third with $9.7m.

The King’s Speech also continued to do well on the other side of the pond in fourth ($9.1m), and the Coen brothers’ Western True Grit rounded out the top five with $8m (and a massive total of $138m).

Nearby, Natalie Portman’s other film Black Swan seethedin sixth ($6.2m), The Fighter punched lights out in seventh ($4.5m), and Little Fockers went nowhere in eighth ($4.3m). We expect Wrinkly Fockers to stagger along shortly.

Finally, Yogi Bear kept the nippers entertained in ninth ($4m), while Tron: Legacy refused to leave the charts in tenth ($3.7m).

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