The Hulk grossed a huge Euros 2.8m for UIP on its opening weekend in Italy, taking an impressive screen average of Euros 6,345 from 441 screens.

The second highest new entry last weekend was Monsieur Ibrahim Et Les Fleurs Du Coran, whose release distributor Lucky Red timed to coincide with the film's screening at the Venice Film Festival. The picture, which stars Omar Sharif, earned Euros 261,715 from 123 screens, for a strong screen average of Euros 2,128.

Meanwhile, Eagle Pictures' thriller Final Destination 2 continued to perform well, grossing a strong Euros 297,888 from 205 screens, which brings its running total three weeks after its release to Euros 1,871,049.