After four weeks at the top, The Downfall had to make way for the new Dreamworks animationfeature Shark Tale which dived in atNo. 1 with a $3.5m opening weekend and a $5,139 screen average from its 684prints.

However, this was only the third best screen average for theweekend behind Oskar Roehler's Agnes AndHis Brothers ($ 5,060), which premiered at last month's Venice FilmFestival, and Steven Spielberg's TheTerminal ($ 5,535) which held on to the No. 2 position.