Tue Sep 02, 2014 4:34 pm
Scarlett Johansson's Lucy has retained its spot at the top of the UK box office.
The Luc Besson-directed thriller beat off competition from new releases including buddy comedy Let's Be Cops and young adult drama If I Stay, earning close to £2 million during its second weekend.
Let's Be Cops debuted in second place with a weekend gross of £1,650,912, just behind Lucy's £1,972,039.
If I Stay earned £505,704 in sixth place, while the other new release to break the top ten was horror As Above, So Below, which earned just under £400k in eighth place.
Jon Hamm-starring baseball drama Million Dollar Arm debuted well below the top ten, with an opening weekend gross of £150,000.
The UK box office top ten in full:
1. (1) Lucy - £1,972,039
2. (-) Let's Be Cops - £1,650,912
3. (2) The Inbetweeners 2 - £1,298,163
4. (-) Sin City 2: A Dame to Kill For - £1,077,370
5. (3) Guardians of the Galaxy - £1,027,274
6. (-) If I Stay - £505,704
7. (-) How To Train Your Dragon 2 - £427,724
8. (-) As Above, So Below - £398,787
9. (4) Into The Storm - £374,533
10. (7) Dawn of the Planet of the Apes - £361,132