Los Angeles - After a nine-month delay, G I Joe: Retaliation deployed to the top spot at the box office.
The action film starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Bruce Willis and Channing Tatum marched into the No 1 position at the weekend box office, earning $41.2m, according to studio estimates on Sunday.
The sequel to 2009's G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra was postponed last year to convert the film to 3-D.
Retaliation opened on Wednesday, which helped to bring its domestic total to $51.7m.
The animated prehistoric comedy The Croods slipped to the No 2 spot with $26.5m in its second weekend.
Tyler Perry's Temptation opened with $22.3m at No 3, while the Stephenie Meyer science-fiction adaptation The Host landed at No 6 in its debut weekend with $11m.
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.
She may be too young to appreciate it, but Princess Charlotte has received an extraordinary array of birthday gifts. Read More »
Several news organisations are reporting that prescription drugs were found with Prince when he was found dead in his Paisley Park complex. Read More »
Cape Town show pics.
All the deets.
Live gig pics.
South AfricaCity Press
Cape TownCity Press
HousesR 1 350 000
TownhousesR 1 950 000
HousesR 5 395 000