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Rachel McAdams' The Vow claims box office number one

Rachel Mcadams' new movie The Vow has debuted at the top of the box office chart with a stunning $41.7 million opening weekend take.

All four major new movies - The Vow, Journey 2: The Mysterious Island, Safe House and Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace - all took in over $20 million to break box office records - but McAdams' new movie came out on top.


Based on a true story, the actress plays a car crash victim who awakes from a coma with no recollection of her husband, played by Channing Tatum.


Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds' new thriller Safe House came in second with an impressive $39.3 million take.