The strongest opener for the week of May 29 to June 4 wasNigel Cole's Calendar Girls, whichrecorded a $36,964 average on two major cities screens.

Meanwhile, the Luc Besson-produced Crimson Rivers 2 opened at number four on the nine-major-citieschart, with a $26,340 average on 16 screens.

Despite a massive publicity build-up by distributor Toei andthe local popularity of star Eriko Sato, the action spoof Cutie Honey could manage only a ninth-place debut, with an averagegross of $20,187 on 12 major city screens.