The top 10 films at North American cinemas 1 (1) US$24.3M Gladiator. Beefy Russell Crowe shines in director Ridley Scott's classy sword and sandals epic. 2 (*) US$12.3M Battlefield Earth. Big-budget sci-fi starring John Travolta as the nasty alien who has taken over Earth. 3 (2) US$5.8M U-571. High drama under high seas during World War II as US navy submarine crew steals a U-boat. 4 (*) US$4.8M Centre Stage. The ups and downs of life of a dancer. 4 (4) US$4.8M The Flintstones In Viva Rock Vegas. None of the original cast, but lots of bedlam in Bedrock. 4 (3) US$4.8M Frequency. Spooky goings-on as man talks to dead dad via ham radio. 7 (5) US$3.6M Where The Heart Is. Natalie Portman gets pregnant, then abandoned in a Wal-Mart, but learns a lot about life. 8 US$3.4M Screwed. A rich man's dog is kidnapped by his chauffeur. 9 (6) US$2M Love And Basketball. Love for the game - and love itself - bring two hoops stars together. 10 (*) US$1.9M Held Up. Jamie Foxx finds himself out of place while travelling through the all-white Southwest. 10 (7) US$1.9M Keeping The Faith. Edward Norton (who also directs) and Ben Stiller play a priest and a rabbi infatuated with the same woman.