THE comic worldâ€™s mean, green fighting machine The Hulk has enjoyed an incredible opening weekend, taking in US$54,5 million at the US box office.
The Incredible Hulk roared into first place, making a third of its US$150 million budget in just three days in one territory.
The film, a collaboration between Marvel Studios and Universal Pictures, stars Edward Norton as a well-meaning doctor who turns into The Hulk and Tim Roth as his nemesis, The Abomination.
Animated comedy Kung Fu Panda fell to second place with an impressive US$34,3 million, while M. Night Shyamalanâ€™s new thriller The Happening debuted at three with US$30 million.
The new top five is rounded off by Adam Sandler comedy You Donâ€™t Mess With The Zohan at four and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull at five. â€“â€“ Reuters.