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Transformers storms UK box office

Still from Transformers: Dark Of The Moon
Image caption The third film in the Transformer series co-stars British actress Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

Transformers: Dark of the Moon, the third movie in the franchise starring Shia LaBeouf, has topped the UK and Ireland box office, taking £10.7m on its opening weekend.

The film, directed by Michael Bay, is the first Transformers film to be released in 3D.

Bridesmaids fell one place to number two, followed by Kung Fu Panda.

In fourth place was Cameron Diaz's latest movie Bad Teacher with new release Larry Crowne at number five.

Larry Crowne, starring Julia Roberts and Tom Hanks, took £346,486 and bumped The Hangover Part 2 into sixth position.

Bollywood film Delhi Belly, the third new release in the top 10 this week, debuted in ninth place, taking £155,211.

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