at the box office

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 06 June, 2002, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 06 June, 2002, 12:00am

The Top 10 films at North American cinemas

1 (*) US$31.2M The Sum Of All Fears: Terrorists acquire a nuclear device and plan to use it at the Super Bowl, blaming the attack on Russia. Jack Ryan (Ben Affleck) is on the case.

2 (1) US$20.7M Star Wars: Episode II - Attack Of The Clones: In the second prequel, young Anakin Skywalker (Hayden Christensen) is ordered to protect Senator Padme Amidala (Natalie Portman) against political separatists.

3 (2) US$14.5M Spider-Man: Bitten by a genetically modified spider, shy and nerdy Peter Parker (Tobey Maguire) turns into the web-slinging hero.

4 (*) US$12.1M Undercover Brother: In this 1970s blaxploitation spoof, Eddie Griffin stars as an agent hired to prevent The Man from whitewashing black culture.

5 (4) US$10.7M Spirit: Stallion Of The Cimarron: DreamWorks presents an animated tale about the adventures of a wild stallion, Spirit.

6 (3) US$9.8M Insomnia: Al Pacino stars as a sleep-deprived detective sent to a small Alaskan town to investigate the murder of a teenage girl. The prime suspect is the girl's older lover (Robin Williams).

7 (5) US$6.8M Enough: Jennifer Lopez stars as a woman on the run with her five-year-old daughter, escaping the clutches of her abusive husband (Billy Campbell).

8 (6) US$4.1M About A Boy: Based on Nick Hornby's novel, Hugh Grant stars as an irresponsible Londoner who invents a son so he can meet single-parent women.

9 (7) US$3M Unfaithful: A picture-perfect marriage is shattered when Edward Sumner (Richard Gere) meets the man his wife (Diane Lane) is having an affair with.

10 (8) US$1.5M The New Guy: High-school nerd (DJ Qualls) is transformed into the cool guy in a new campus with the help of an imprisoned convict (Eddie Griffin).