What’s Hot

Last week’s Top 5 rentals: “As Good as It Gets,” “Wag the Dog,” “Fallen,” “The Rainmaker” and “Amistad.”

Last week’s Top 5 sellers: “Grease 20th Anniversary Edition With CD,” “Spice World,” “Grease,” “Contact” and “As Good as It Gets.”

What’s New

In stores this week:


“The Winter Guest” (New Line), drama starring Emma Thompson and her mother, Phyllida Law. (R)

“Nil by Mouth” (Columbia TriStar), British drama written and directed by Gary Oldman. (R)

“Sphere” (Warner), sci-fi thriller starring Dustin Hoffman. (PG-13)

“The Spirit of Mickey” (Disney, $23), 11 vintage Mickey Mouse cartoons including his first, “Steamboat Willie.”


“Zero Effect” (Warner), mystery starring Bill Pullman. (R)

“Phantoms” (Dimension), horror thriller starring Ben Affleck. (R)

“Swept by the Sea” (Columbia TriStar), romantic drama starring Vincent Perez. (PG-13)

“Illtown” (Artisan), drama starring Lili Taylor. (R)


“Chairman of the Board” (Trimark), comedy starring Carrot Top. (PG-13).

“Dennis the Menace Strikes Again” (Warner), direct-to-video comedy starring Justin Cooper.

“UnforgettaBulls: The Sixth NBA Championship of the Chicago Bulls” (NBA Video, $20).

“Image of an Assassination: A New Look at the Zapruder Film” (MPI, $20), documentary providing the first digitally enlarged images of the Kennedy assassination.


“The Rockies by Rail” (Acorn, $20), train adventure through the West.

What’s Coming

Tuesday: “U.S. Marshals,” “Great Expectations,” “Krippendorf’s Tribe,” “Kissing a Fool,” “Four Days in September” and “The Education of Little Tree.”

July 28: “Hard Rain,” “Little Men,” “The Gingerbread Man,” “Dark City” and “Live Flesh”


Rental video charts provided by VSD VidTrac, sales charts by VideoScan Inc.