The low-budget Wayans Bros. comedy Scary Movie topped the weekend box office with $42.5 million, making it the second-biggest opening of the year after Mission: Impossible 2 ($57.9 million). George Clooney's The Perfect Storm dropped to No. 2 with $27 million, followed by Mel Gibson's The Patriot ($15.5 million), Disney's The Kid with Bruce Willis ($12.5 million) and the animated Chicken Run ($9.5 million).