Inbetweeners movie tops box office

E4 spin-off is a huge hit

The Inbetweeners movie is set to become one of the year's biggest British films after grossing £2.6million on its first day of previews yesterday.

The film opened yesterday at 409 cinemas, and is on course to top £9million at the box office over its opening weekend, according to Hollywood bible Variety That would eclipse the £3.3 million taken by the King’s Speech in its first weekend, the top British film of the year so far.

The spin-off from the E4 sitcom, in which the four teenagers head to Crete for a lads' holiday cost about £3.5million to make.

Producer Chris Young said: ‘We are all delighted by the response.’

Read our review here.

Published: 18 Aug 2011

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