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WEEKEND BOX OFFICE

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It is still Thanksgiving down on Dopey Drive in Burbank. Walt Disney Studios nearly cornered the movie going market over the four-day holiday with the number one and number two movies grossing more than $20 million between them. Disney’s “Three Men and a Baby” jumped to the top spot with $13.9 million in 1,006 theaters, for a strong per screen average of $10,322. In its second week in release, the studio’s re-issue of “Cinderella” grossed $7.2 million in 1,657 theaters. Paramount’s “Planes, Trains and Automobiles,” expected by many to be the Christmas movie to beat, had a strong weekend by normal standards--$10.1 million at 1,118 theaters--but its per screen average of $5,940 was far behind the pace of “Three Men and a Baby.”

* “The Last Emperor” is showing early signs of being a huge hit for Columbia Pictures. The Bernardo Bertolucci film grossed $198,000 in six exclusive-run theaters for a per-screen average of a whopping $33,000.

Figures courtesy of Exhibitor Relations Co.

Weekend Screens/ Weeks Movie gross/ Average in (Studio) Total release (millions) 1. Three Men and a Baby $10.4 1,006 1 (Buena Vista) $13.9 $10,322 2. Cinderella $7.2 1,657 2 (Buena Vista) $14.7 $4,372 3. Planes, Trains & Automobiles $7.0 1,118 1 (Paramount) $10.1 $5,940 4. Fatal Attraction $5.5 1,398 11 (Paramount) $110 $3,986 5. The Running Man $5.4 1,694 3 (Tri-Star) $11.1 $3,166 * The Last Emperor $.198 6 2 (Columbia) $.497 $33,122

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