JEEPERS CREEPERS 2 knocked rival horror sequel Freddy Vs Jason from the top spot at America's box office after a two-week reign.

While Jeepers Creepers scooped $18.5 million (GBP11.5 million), Freddy vs Jason fell to number six with $8.1 million (GBP5.05 million), bringing its 17-day total to $73.4 million (GBP45.8 million), according to industry estimates.

Jamie Lee Curtis's comedy Freaky Friday picked up $11.7 million ($7.3 million) to land in third place, while Colin Farrell and Samuel L Jackson's action flick S.W.A.T. took $10.5 million (GBP6.5 million) and fourth place.

Kevin Costner's Open Range and Johnny Depp's Pirates Of The Caribbean tied in fifth place with $10.2 million (GBP6.3 million).

02/09/2003 03:08