Tom Cruise fails to top US box office

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Tom Cruise's new movie Jack Reacher: Never Go Back has been pipped to the box office top spot in the US by th new tyler Perry comedy franchise - Boo! A Madea Halloween.

"Boo!" — which again stars Perry as a tough-talking matriarch — took $27.6m at the box office in its opening weekend.

Jack Reacher took $23m at the box office but despite this it did do better than the first Jack Reacher movie, which took $15.2m in its opening weekend when it was released in 2012.

Watch Tom Cruise discuss the movie at the film's premiere in our Movie News

Coming in third this weekend at the US box office was the horror prequel Ouija: Origin Of Evil.