How To Train Your Dragon flies to the top

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New entry How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World fired itself straight to the top of the US Chart.

The third instalment of the animated adventure, featuring Jay Baruchel, crashed into first place with $55m, knocking previous incumbent Alita: Battle Angel back down into second.

Lego Movie 2: The Second Part collapsed to third, while Dwayne Johnson and Stephen Merchant’s family wrestling adventure Fighting With My Family somersaulted into fourth, with Rebel Wilson’s Isn’t It Romantic losing its charm in fifth.

Taraji P Henson’s What Men Want stumbled into sixth, with Happy Death Day 2U hacking its way into seventh.

Elsewhere Liam Neeson revenge thriller Cold Pursuit, reboot The Upside, and faith based new entry Run The Race complete the top ten.