Besides Hellboyand The Ladykillers, three otheropeners registered in the chart. Roadshow's BeforeSunset (11th ) grossed A$166,871 from 24 screens, and Rialto's Coffee & Cigarettes (16th) grossedA$88,634 from just 11 screens. At A$6,952 and A$8,057 respectively, the screenaverages on both these films were the two highest in the chart apart from theA$14,260 clocked up by the director's cut of Donnie Darko.

The fifth opener, local film The Crop with a gross of A$116,971, did better than Coffee & Cigarettes but only becauseit was on 87 screens, a not insignificant effort for a self-financed anddistributed film.