MichaelMann's Collateral opened in firstposition with a strong per screen average of $8,203 for a total take of$4,093,181 over its first seven days.

Comme Une Image, Agnes Jaoui's Cannes winner for bestscreenplay, dropped to second place with a drop of 36% for a cumulative take of$6.7m over two weeks.

Other newfilms in the top twenty include French film LeCoup De La Girafe at number 5 with just over 100,000 admissions, 3 Petites Filles starring Gerard Jugnotof Les Choristes fame at number 9,Cannes jury prize winner Old Boy wentout on only 84 screens but took $4,706 per to land in 11th place.Finally Modigliani turned up in the17th spot with a take of $170,336.