Rap movie “Straight Outta Compton” opens at number one UK box office.

Rap movie “Straight Outta Compton” has followed its US success and opened at number one at the UK box office.

The NWA biopic, which tells the story of the band’s rise to fame and produced by Dr Dre and Ice Cube, took £2.49 million pounds in its opening weekend.

Taking its title from their debut album released in 1988, the movie made a surprise opening at the top of the US box office with takings of $56.1 million dollars in it’s first opening weekend.

Another new release “Hitman: Agent 47”, a video game adaptation, entered the chart in third place taking £961,411 thousand pounds, while the drama “45 Years” debuted in tenth position, taking £331,196 thousand pounds.

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