Cast of Tropic Thunder - Ben Stiller, Jack Black and Robert Downey Jr.

Tropic Thunder Still On Top

01 Sep 2008

Ben Stiller starrer rules US box office

BEN STILLER's war comedy TROPIC THUNDER has retained its grip on the top of the US box office, after earning an impressive $11.5 million during its third week of release.

The comedy - which features Stiller, JACK BLACK, ROBERT DOWNEY JR. and TOM CRUISE - beat out new futuristic thriller, Babylon A.D. starring VIN DIESEL - which grossed $9.7 million in its first week of release, coming in second place.

The Dark Knight moved up a spot from last weekend, to number three, taking in an additional $8.75 million.

The Batman film now boasts total takings of $502.4 million in its four weeks - becoming the second movie in Hollywood history to top $500 million at the domestic box office.

Rounding out the top five is ANNA FARIS-starring comedy The House Bunny, coming in at number four with taking of $8.3 million.

DON CHEADLE-starring drama Traitor follows, taking in $7.9 million in its first week.

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