War With Grandpa conquers the US Box Office

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Robert De Niro’s latest entry, War With Grandpa, crashed into top spot in the US Chart.

The family comedy, which also stars Uma Thurman and Rob Riggle, took $3.6m, ousting Christopher Nolan’s time-travelling Tenet, which had to settle for second with £2.1m.

Tenet, which stars Robert Pattinson and John David Washington, now has a total domestic tally of $48.3m.

A reissue of the classic Hocus Pocus, starring Bette Midler, opened in third with Halloween fast approaching, while superhero movie The New Mutants dipped to fourth with $685k.

Elsewhere Russell Crowe’s Unhinged slipped to fifth in its eighth week, while the reissue of animation Coco opened in sixth.

Action thriller Infidel, starring Jim Calviezel, sat in seventh, with horror Possessor, starring Andrea Riseborough and directed by David Cronenberg’s son Brandon, move to eighth.

New entry Yellow Rose, a music drama, opened in ninth, with The Empire Strikes Back rerelease in tenth.