The WILL FERRELL comedy SEMI-PRO has slam-dunked its way to the top of the U.S. box office, but with disappointing takings of just $15.3 million (#7.65 million) in its opening weekend (01-02Mar08).
The movie knocked Vantage Point into the number two spot, with the Dennis Quaid thriller scoring $13 million (#6.5 million).
In third place is The Spiderwick Chronicles with takings of $8.75 million
(#4.37 million), and The Other Boleyn Girl opened in fourth with sales of $8.3 million (#4.15 million).
Jumper fell from third to fifth with $7.6 million (#3.8 million).
New release Penelope – starring Christina Ricci and Reese Witherspoon – landed at a disappointing eight, taking just $4 million (#2 million) at movie theatres.