Oblivion cruises to top of UK box office chart

Wednesday, 17 April 2013 - 19:42




Sci-fi action film Oblivion has cruised to the top of the UK and Ireland box office.

Directed by Tron: Legacy's Joseph Kosinski, the film stars Tom Cruise as a repairman stationed on a barren future Earth evacuated after an alien invasion.

The film made 4.96 million pounds, including 1.6 million pounds from previews, knocking The Croods into second place.

The animation about a prehistoric family had been top for three weeks.