'Bull Durham' Heads for Home

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"Bull Durham," striking a blow for sports comedies, bulled its way from No. 8 to No. 2 on the Billboard magazine rental chart--and may just blast "Die Hard" out of the top spot. The critically acclaimed documentary "The Thin Blue Line"--named by many critics as one of the year's best movies--so far has just attracted a small rental audience. It's mired in the 30s--No. 32 this week. "Caddyshack II," the golf spoof starring Chevy Chase, entered the chart at No. 37, but could take a big jump next week. Michael Jackson's "Moonwalker" still heads the sales chart; "Sports Illustrated's 25th Anniversary Swimsuit Video" enters at No. 10.

* Diane Keaton's "The Good Mother," No. 14, boasts a controversial theme--sexual abuse of children, but it could be yet another major box-office disappointment that's a solid rental hit.


Rental Weeks Sales Top Ranking On Rental Chart Rentals Last Week Chart Ranking 1."Die Hard" 1 3 ... (CBS-Fox) 2."Bull Durham" 8 3 ... (Orion) 3."The Dead Pool" 3 4 ... (Warner) 4."The Presidio" 5 3 ... (Paramount) 5."Young Guns" 2 6 ... (Vestron) *"The Good Mother" ... 1 ... (Touchstone)

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