The Farrelly Bros' ninth collaboration for the big screen managed to kick David Schwimmer's directorial debut Run, Fat Boy, Run out of the number one position after four weeks at the top. The romantic comedy also stars Michelle Monaghan and Jerry stiller and is released through Paramount Pictures International (PPI).
Universal Pictures International (UPI) had the second highest new entry this weekend - The Kingdom had a $1.8m (£919,537) take in its first weekend from 393 sites. The Jamie Foxx action thriller had a $4,777 (£2,356) site average putting it in a solid number two position.
British favourite Run, Fat Boy, Run, released by Entertainment Film Distributors, fell a modest 27% to number three after five weekend's on release. The Simon Pegg starrer generated $1.4m (£724,183) from 363 sites and has amassed a sizable $18.1m (£8.9m) to date - 48% of the cumulative total Hot Fuzz had generated in the UK after five weeks earlier this year (it was on $37.5m).
Joe Wright's Atonement fell 35% to number four over the weekend. UPI's WWII romance grossed $1.1m (£560,252) from 398 sites over the three-day period for a $19.8m (£9.8m) total to date.
UPI had its third top five UK hit this weekend with I Now Pronounce You Chuck And Larry. The US comedy was one of the only five films to pass the $1m mark in the territory over the weekend, taking $1.04m (£509,036) from 369 sites. It has generated $6.8m (£3.4m) to date in the UK, representing 4% of its worldwide total.
Superbad, the Judd Apatow teen sensation, fell 38% in its fourth weekend to number six. The comedy, distributed by Sony Pictures Releasing International (SPRI) took $962,642 (£471,502) from 317 sites for an $11.4m (£5.6m) total to date.
Entertainment's Mr Woodcock, starring Billy Bob Thorton, fell 20% to number seven over the weekend. The US comedy had a $784,686 (£384,339) take from 241 sites over the weekend. It has generated over $2m (£1m) after two weekends on release.
Rob Zombie's adaptation of Halloween fell 45% to number eight with a $697,960 (£341,861) take over the three-day period. PPI's thriller has generated £$2.7m (£1.3m) after two weekends.
Pathe Distribution's Michael Clayton, starring George Clooney, dropped 46% to number nine this weekend. The thriller amassed $661,237 (£323,874) from 272 sites for a $2.6m (£1.2m) cumulative total in the UK.
Indie bio-drama Control, was arguably the strongest performer in this weekend's chart despite only just making the top 10. The film, based on the life of Ian Curtis of Joy Division, boasted the highest site average this weekend at $7,259 (£3,582). It generated $515,365 (£252,426) from just 71 sites in its first weekend putting it at number 10. It is released through Momentum Pictures.
Elsewhere in the top 20, And When Did You Last See Your Father' starring Colin Firth, Daywatch, the follow up to the Russian hit Nightwatch and Feast Of Love all entered the chart. The Simpsons Movie, Transformers and Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix are all still making marks after a long summer release.
The top 20 films in the UK generated $13.6m from the period of October 5-7 and were collectively down by 31.5% compared to the same period last year.
For the full UK chart go to global box office on screendaily.com.