UIP's release of 7 Dwarves attracted another 1.2m cinemagoers in its second weekendto bring the admissions tally up to 3.5m so far and a box office gross of$26m-plus.

The comedy, which is already now moresuccessful than Otto's previous film outings - Otto - Der Katastrofenfilm and Otto- Der Liebesfilm -, again scored the weekend's top screen average with$12,283 from its 786 screens to amass four-day takings of $9.6m.

The highest new opening film Alien vs Predator, which was shot inPrague last year with Studio Babelsberg Motion Pictures as a financialco-producer, took little more than a third of 7 Dwarves box-office - $3.9m - from its 551 sites, while the BVIrelease of Shall We Dance' was theonly other new entry in the Top 15 - at No. 3 - with $3.1m from 610 screens.