Eagle Pictures' South Korean horror flick,
Ahn Byung-ki's Phone,which focuses on a twenty-year-old woman who is terrified by the incessantringing of her cell phone in a deserted metro station, opened on 235 screens,registering an unspectacular screen average of $2,821.
Meanwhile, all the films in the top six recorded heavylosses in earnings. UIP's Van Helsingremained at number one, but saw its earnings drop a sharp 53% on its secondweek. So far, the vampire film has grossed $6,430,003.
BVI's Kill Bill Volume2 also shed almost 50% off its earnings after four weeks. The QuentinTarantino picture, released on 168 screens, has earned $5,318,807 to date.
By contrast, Davide Ferrario's sleeper hit