Sony Pictures' release of the Will Smith comedy Hitch held on topole position for its second week with a total gross of $ 17.5m and admissionsnow topping the 2 million mark.

Further down the chart, there was considerable movement with no lessthan six new entries to the Top 15 last weekend, including X Verleih's FrankaPotente horror film Creep and Constantin Film's Easter school holidaysrelease Racing Stripes.

The weekend's second best screen average after Hitch was chalkedup by Tobis Film's release of Alejandro Amenebar's Oscar-winning The SeaInside which took an average of $ 6,007 from 47 screens.