Hot weather had a detrimental effect on Swiss cinemas lastweekend as the overall market saw week-on-week figures down 35% despite thelaunch of Fox's I, Robot in theGerman and French-speaking regions.

However, the country's open air cinemas benefitted from theweather. This resulted in films such as LesChoristes, The Last Samurai and TheReturn Of The King re-entering the chart and local comedy Sternenberg re-ascending after a 200%week-on-week boost.