Thrillers continue to be hot property at the Italian box office - at least until distributors start unleashing their autumn titles over the next couple of weeks to coincide with some of these films' premiere at the Venice Film Festival (Aug 27- Sep 6).
Final Destination 2 grossed a further Euros 322,646 in its second week, bringing distributor Eagle Pictures' running total for the film to an impressive Euros 1.32m. Eagle also continued its solid summer run with US comedy Dumb and Dumberer, which opened at number 3, grossing Euros 319,043.
All eyes will now be focused on the Aug 29 opening of Ang Lee's Hulk, which is likely turn into this summer season's only blockbuster.
Italian titles expected to make their mark at the box office in coming weeks are Venice titles Buongiorno, Notte by Marco Bellocchio (01 Distribution) and Bernardo Bertolucci's The Dreamers (Medusa) (pictured).