WEEKEND BOX OFFICE : Look Who's No. 1 . . . Again

Tri-Star's fall blockbuster "Look Who's Talking" held strong in the weekend box office with $11.4 million, down only 1% since last weekend; in four weeks the film has taken in $59 million. Tri-Star also claimed the No. 2 spot with the outdoor adventure story "The Bear," which rose to $5.1 million--a jump of 38%--when it picked up 187 screens. Woody Allen's "Crimes and Misdemeanors" (Orion) expanded to 440 screens and grossed $2.6 million.

* The controversial "Veiled Threat," produced by Iranian-born Behrooz Afrakhan, opened on one screen--at the AMC Century 14 theater in Century City--for a strong $12,381. Earlier this year, the only public screening of the low-budget thriller was cancelled because of bomb threats, in apparent connection with its negative portrayal of the Khomeini regime.

Weekend Gross/ Screens/ Weeks in Movie (Studio) Total (millions) Average Release 1."Look Who's Talking" $11.4 1,638 4 (Tri-Star) $59.5 $6,995 2."The Bear" $4.8 1,045 2 (Tri-Star) $9.9 $5,069 3."Shocker" $3.3 1,795 2 (Universal) $9.2 $1,870 4."Crimes and Misdemeanors" $2.6 440 4 (Orion) $6.2 $6,010 5."Phantom of the Opera" $2.1 1,469 1 (21st Century) $2.1 $1,429 *"Veiled Threat" $12,381 1 1 (Daystar) $12,381 $12,381

SOURCE: Exhibitor Relations Co.; figures for "Phantom of the Opera" are estimated.

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