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One Direction movie is on song at U.K. box office

The One Direction movie has taken Britain by storm, shooting to the top spot at the U.K. box office on its opening weekend.

One Direction: This Is Us, featuring Zayn Malik, Louis Tomlinson, Harry Styles, Niall Horan and Liam Payne, took an impressive $5.2 million over the weekend (30Aug-01Sep13).

The pop group saw off competition from last week's number one, futuristic thriller Elysium, which took $1.8 million. and comedy We're The Millers, with $1.7 million.

The top five is rounded out by crime movie Pain & Gain ($1.5 million) and animated comedy Planes ($1.1 million).

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