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About A Boy a smash in the UK with $5.4m opening

Universal's comedy-drama About A Boy went straight to the top of the UK charts with a muscular $5.4m opening this weekend, the third biggest of the year in the UK after Monsters Inc and Ocean's Eleven. The Nick Hornby adaptation, which was co-produced by StudioCanal, Working Title and Robert De Niro's Tribeca Productions, nabbed one-third of the market share and is Universal's highest opener in the UK this year.

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