Best-selling boy band One Direction bounded onto the stage in Johannesburg for their first show in South Africa!

The SA comedian Trevor Noah is the frontrunner set to replace Jon Stewart on the satirical The Daily Show!

Minions top Sandler's Grown Ups 2

2013-07-14 21:14
 
Despicable Me 2

Los Angeles - The mighty minions of Despicable Me 2 fought off a challenge from Adam Sandler's new comedy sequel Grown Ups 2 to top the weekend movie charts in the United States and Canada, according to studio estimates.

Despicable Me 2, the animated hit featuring the crowd-pleasing yellow minions, rung up $44.8m in ticket sales from Friday through Sunday in its second week in release to hold on to the top spot, despite a strong showing from Grown Ups 2, which took in $42.5m.

Big-budget thriller Pacific Rim, an apocalyptic battle that pits towering monsters against giant, human-piloted robots, settled for a third-place finish with $38.3m.


- Reuters

Read more on:    us  |  movies
NEXT ON CHANNEL24X

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
 

Recent News

Al Pacino plays a flawed ageing rocker with a heart of gold. And the bonus is he doesn't sing too bad either. Read More »
Add your review

Although made famous by satirist Jon Stewart, Rosewater is a solid look at journalistic freedom in a country marred by political suppression. Read More »
Add your review

inside channel 24

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.