The Amityville Horror remake has scared up a big hit in America after screaming to the top of the box office.

The film, starring Ryan Reynolds and Australian actress Melissa George, has debuted at the top on the new cinema chart with an opening weekend of $23.3 million (GBP12.3 million).

Matthew Mcconaughey's action film SAHARA, which claimed the top spot last week (10APR05), has fallen to number two with a $13.1 million (GBP6.9 million) haul.

Drew Barrymore's new romantic comedy Fever Pitch held steady at number three with a second-week total of $8.8 million (GBP4.6 million).

18/04/2005 03:14