Agnes Jaoui's Cannes crowd pleaser Comme Une Image opened with a stunning per screen average of $9,472 to debut at number one this week.
The film knocked Steven Spielberg's The Terminal down to the number 2 spot for a two week cumulative score of $5.4m.
Claude Lelouch's Les Parisiens got a 32% lift in its second week out and was bumped up from the 5th to the 4th spot.
Ben Stiller vehicle Dodgeball opened in 5th place for 171,577 admissions. With four other new entries debuting near the bottom of the top twenty. Steamboy, the animated Japanese film opened in 14th place with a strong per screen average of $5,876 on 50 prints. City By The Sea from Tarak Ben Ammar's Quinta Distribution took 15th place and 38,432 admissions. La Terre Vu Du Ciel landed at number 16 for $251,082 and Land Of Plenty grabbed 17th position and 32,178 admissions in its first week.