Shrek 2. managedto succeed in what many films failed in previously, namely to lure Romanianaudiences back into the cinemas. The film which was released on seven prints bydistributor RO-Image 2000 opened with over 11,000 admissions, a rarely seenstrong performance at the Romanian cinemas. It is also likely to hold onto thetop spot when challenged by The StepfordWives and Crime Spree nextweekend.