Hannah Montana flick tops

Miley Cyrus' Hannah Montana: The Movie has taken over the top spot at the US box office.

Miley Cyrus' Hannah Montana: The Movie has taken over the top spot at the US box office.

It boasted earnings of $34million (about R306million) in its debut weekend on Friday.

It's the second number one box office debut in America for Cyrus and her Disney alter-ego Hannah Montana - who took the top spot last year with a 3D concert film.

Vin Diesel and Paul Walker's Fast & Furious was knocked from the top spot, but pulled in at second with earnings of $28,8million.

But the action film has held on to the title for the biggest opening weekend of 2009, boasting a two-week total of $118million.

Animated film Monsters vs Aliens took third place with $22,6million.

This was followed by Seth Rogen's new comedy, Observe and Report, which debuted at $11,1million.

Nicolas Cage's thriller Knowing rounded out the top five, taking in $6,7million in its fourth week at the box office. - Wenn

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