June 25, 2006

Sandler comedy “Click” first at box office

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Adam Sandler comedy "Click"
took first place at the North American box office with weekend
ticket sales of $40 million, according to studio estimates on

The Sony Pictures release about a father who gets a TV-like
remote control for life and fast forwards to career success at
the expense of family life, was the one major debut in movie
theaters this week.

The Pixar movie "Cars," now in its third weekend, won the
battle for second place bringing in a Friday-Sunday gross of
$22.5 million, against Paramount's "Nacho Libre" offbeat comedy
starring Jack Black at $12.1 million.

Universal Pictures is a unit of General Electric Co's NBC
Universal Inc. Paramount Pictures is a unit of Viacom Inc.