Warner Bros' sword-and-sandals epic Troy beat local comedy SuperModel to the top of the Hong Kong box office chart grossing US$1.15m from45 screens.

Super Model,directed by Vincent Kok, took second place with a respectable US$858,586 from42 screens. Produced by Abba Movies and Gold Label Entertainment, the film isthe first to star Ronald Cheng since he appeared in sleeper hit Dragon Loaded last summer. In his newouting, he plays a famous model who hires a frumpy female bodyguard when hereceives death threats.

Around The World In 80Days, distributed by Delon in Hong Kong, had a disappointing openingdespite the presence of local star Jackie Chan. The film came in fourth withUS$268,688 from 30 screens.