London Leicester Square cinema Vue West End says it hasbroken the record for the biggest single cinema premiere in the West End for TheDay After Tomorrow, with 2350 guests filling eight screens for the event.

Inthe first five days after film opened, Vue West End also says it was thebiggest grossing cinema worldwide, outside the US, taking £166 076. It wasbeaten only by AMC, New York by just $60 000.

Mark de Quervain, Vue marketing director said: "It hasbeen a year since Vue acquired the Warner Village chain and what better way tocelebrate than to break the record for the largest West End premiere and thencompete so strongly with worldwide takings."