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UK Box Office: Turing film fails to crack Interstellar

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Image caption Anne Hathaway and Matthew McConaughey's characters go in search of new habitats for humankind after Earth is devastated by an agricultural crisis

Christopher Nolan's space epic Interstellar has secured its position at the top of the UK box office for a second week.

It took £3.7m, beating Alan Turing biopic The Imitation Game into second place in its opening weekend.

British comedy Nativity 3: Dude, Where's My Donkey? took third place.

Starring Matthew McConaughey, Interstellar follows a team of humans as they flee a dying earth in search of a new beginning for the human race.

It has now taken more than $300m (£192m) at the global box office.

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Image caption Benedict Cumberbatch is being tipped for an Oscar nomination for The Imitation Game

The complete box office chart for 14-16 November:

  1. Interstellar - £3.7m
  2. The Imitation Game - £2.7m
  3. Nativity 3: Dude, Where's My Donkey? - £1.8m
  4. Mr Turner - £741,000
  5. The Drop - £638,000
  6. Gone Girl - £454,000
  7. The Book of Life - £443,000
  8. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - £437,000
  9. Fury - £360,000
  10. Ouija - £309,000

Source: Rentrak

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