TMNT drop-kicks 'Gone Girl' from top spot in the U.K.

Gone Girl’s two-week run at the top of the U.K. box office was brought to an abrupt end by a group of reptilian martial-arts experts named after Renaissance artists writes The Hollywood Reporter.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles took the crown in its opening week, earning $7.7 million compared with Gone Girl’s $3.8 million. David Fincher’s adaptation of the best-selling book, starring Rosamund Pike and Ben Affleck, has now earned a total of $22.9 million in the U.K.

The second-highest new entry of the week was Nicholas Sparks' romantic drama The Best of Me, starring James Marsden and Michelle Monaghan, which claimed the fifth position, taking in $1 million.

Prime Focus World provided stereo conversion services for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and VFX services for The Best of Me.

Read the full story at The Hollywood Reporter.