Despite ravereviews Jim Carrey-starrer EternalSunshine Of The Spotless Mind's 10 prints couldn't overthrow the dominanceof The Day After Tomorrow and Troy, though both films had a lowerscreen average and fell back 43% and 35% respectively.

Overall it was allbut impossible to spot why this weekend's gross was up some 58% from the sameweekend last year, when pretty much all the films save the top three scoreddisappointingly low screen averages. That included this week's only other newrelease, The Fighting Temptations,which only reached 19 with just 349 admissions.