Meet The Fockers, FindingNeverland and The Merchant OfVenice held tightly on to the top three positions at the Italian box officefor the second week running, despite four new films opening nationwide.
With a huge screen averageof $8,877 on its second week, Fockers shows no signs of running out ofsteam, and has now grossed a massive
$12,405,969 for UIP.
Istituto Luce's TheMerchant Of Venice posted a 6% rise, grossing a strong
$2,800,794 after two weeks.
New releases MillionDollar Baby, The Forgotten and Sideways edged in at number 4,5 and6. The Clint Eastwood boxing movie earned a healthy $1,065,588 for 01Distribution, which is also currently in the top 10 with The Aviator andPupi Avati's local comedy Ma Quando Arrivano Le Ragazze.
Meanwhile, local star AsiaArgento's The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things disappointed. Releasedby Minerva Pictures on 54 screens, the French-UK-Japanese-US co-production onlymanaged to gross $96,753.