Secret Life Of Pets tops UK box office

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Animated movie The Secret Life Of Pets has topped the UK box office this week.

The movie, which features the voice of comedian Kevin Hart, fought off competition from Independence Day: Resurgence, to score £9.53m at the box office.

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It marks the second best opening for an animated movie, just behind The Incredibles (£9.75m).

Independence Day: Resurgence landed in second place, taking in £5.05m.

Last week's No.1, horror sequel The Conjuring 2, fell 44%, taking in £1.55m in its second weekend.

Meanwhile in the US, another animation, Finding Dory, has topped the box office, taking in £54.6m in its second week while Independence Day took £31m. Finding Dory, the sequel to Finding Nemo, had the most successful opening weekend for an animated film in US box office history when it opened, taking in £93.3m.