The Top 10 films in North American cinemas 1 (*) US$48.5m The Matrix Revolutions: Neo et al finally have to fight against the machines to defend the city of Zion. The final episode of the Matrix trilogy. 2 (*) US$31m Elf: A baby is sneaked into Santa Claus' bag and raised as an elf. He later returns to his birthplace to seek out his roots. 3 (2) US18.5m Brother Bear: An animated film about a Native American seeking revenge on bears because one of them killed his brother. 4 (1) US$10.8m Scary Movie 3: Latest instalment in the horror-spoof franchise. Starring Charlie Sheen and Denise Richards. 5 (4) US$7.2m Radio: Inspiring story of the relationship between an American football coach (Ed Harris) and a mentally challenged man (Cuba Gooding Jnr). 6 (*) US$6.88m Love Actually: An English ensemble comedy compiling 10 love stories starring Hugh Grant and Emma Thompson. 7 (3) US$4.9m The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: Remake of 1974 splatterfest. 8 (6) US$4.8m Mystic River: Clint Eastwood directs Sean Penn, Tim Robbins and Kevin Bacon in a thriller about childhood friends reunited by a murder. 9 (5) US$4.67m Runaway Jury: John Grisham-penned court-room drama. Starring Dustin Hoffman, Gene Hackman and John Cusack. 10 (8) US$3.02m The School Of Rock: Jack Black is a down-on-his-luck rocker teaching at an uptight private school. Note: Weekend takings. Last week's position in parentheses. * Indicates new release.