Universal enjoyed several excellent openings at the weekendincluding number one bows for The Hulk in India and American Pie: The Wedding in Australia.

The Hulkgrossed $214,000 from 81 theatres in India for Universal's ninth biggestopening ever in the territory.

It also opened top of the table in Lebanon, grossing a decent$40,000 from 10 sites.

Overall the film took $1.5m from 1,359 sites in 23 countries toraise its international running total to $90.8m. There are seven markets to go,including Italy on Aug 29.

2 Fast 2 Furious opened well in Thailand where it took $285,000 from 41 sites,153% bigger than the $113,000 opening of The Fast And The Furious in 2001.

The street racing sequel grossed $487,000 from 381 sites in 14countries and to date has amassed $88.2m. There are 16 countries still to openincluding Japan on Aug 23 and Korea on Sept 5.