Australia's tastefor Asian action films has matured to such a point that Zhang Yimou's
The Forgotten came in second, despite Columbia TriStarsecuring 35 more screens for its launch into cinemas. The Julianne Moorevehicle sold A$1,484,216 worth of tickets for a screen average of A$7,421. Bothfilms ended what was a two-week reign by BVI's Shall We Dance' Rounding out the top five were the two UIP films
The only otherforeign opener in the chart was the specialist film De-Lovely. It just scraped into the top 10, taking A$239,635 from39 screens for 20th Century Fox, giving it the third highest screen average(A$6,658) after the two box office leaders.
An Australian filmalso opened on the weekend. A Man's Gotta Do took A$65,302 for Hopscotch from46 screens to end up in sixteenth spot.