Shall We Dance'opened last Thursday and leads the box office chart for the four-day weekendending on October 24. It sold A$2,104,907 worth of tickets to 267 screens to beable to earn that honour.
The BVI title pushed Collateralinto second place after just one week at the top. The UIP Tom Cruise vehiclegarnered 37% less interest than the previous weekend, taking A$1,563,124 from299 screens, the widest release of any of the top 20 films.
Another opener, Columbia TriStar's Resident Evil: Apocalypse claimed third position with a gross ofA$1,195,510 from 163 screens. Its screen average of A$7,334 was second only tothe Shall We Dance' Average ofA$7,883.