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No. 4 with a Bullock

America’s sweetheart, Sandra Bullock, may have temporarily soured at the box office, but video renters continue to gobble her up. While her latest quirky romance, Two if by Sea, opened in 11th place with a less-than-filling $5.2 million, The Net enters the rental charts this week at No. 4 (adding to the $50.5 million it earned in theaters). Meanwhile, her first starring vehicle, While You Were Sleeping, dozes under the top 10, dropping two spots to No. 13 after three months. And although Showgirls made a lethargic video debut last week, it revealed that it just may have legs, jumping seven spots to No. 7. On the sales front, The Last of the Mohicans shoots back into the top 10 due to a recent $10 price reduction and the sparks generated from director Michael Mann’s Heat.

TOP 10 TAPE RENTALS

LAST WEEKS ON WEEK CHART

1 1 DIE HARD WITH A VENGEANCE Bruce Willis, FoxVideo 4 2 3 MORTAL KOMBAT Christopher Lambert, New Line 4 3 4 JUDGE DREDD Sylvester Stallone, Hollywood 5 4 - THE NET Sandra Bullock, Columbia TriStar 1 5 2 APOLLO 13 Tom Hanks, MCA/Universal 8 6 5 FIRST KNIGHT Sean Connery, Columbia TriStar 5 7 14 SHOWGIRLS Elizabeth Berkley, MGM/UA 2 8 7 CONGO Dylan Walsh, Paramount 8 9 6 CRIMSON TIDE Denzel Washington, Hollywood 9 10 8 CLUELESS Alicia Silverstone, Paramount 4

TAPE SALES

1 1 THE LAND BEFORE TIME III: THE TIME OF THE GREAT GIVING Animated, MCA/Universal, $19.98 5 2 2 APOLLO 13 Tom Hanks, MCA/Universal, $22.98 8 3 3 CASPER Christina Ricci, MCA/Universal, $22.98 14 4 9 GRUMPY OLD MEN Walter Matthau, Warner, $19.98 28 5 4 STAR WARS TRILOGY Harrison Ford, FoxVideo, $49.98 20 6 5 BATMAN FOREVER Val Kilmer, Warner, $19.96 11 7 35 THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS Daniel Day-Lewis, FoxVideo, $14.98 36 8 8 GORDY Doug Stone, Walt Disney, $14.99 10 9 6 CINDERELLA Animated, Walt Disney, $26.99 15 10 33 SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE Tom Hanks, Columbia TriStar, $19.95 25

SPORTS TAPE SALES 1 1 BAD GOLF MADE EASIER ABC Video, $19.98 107 2 2 MIKE TYSON: THE INSIDE STORY MPI, $19.98 23 3 3 LESLIE NIELSEN’S BAD GOLF MY WAY PolyGram, $19.95 55 4 11 NFL’S GREATEST EVER: VOL. 1 PolyGram, $14.95 17 5 7 COLLEGE BASKETBALL’S GREATEST GAMES ESPN, $14.95 7 6 12 75 SEASONS: 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE NFL PolyGram, $19.95 65 7 9 MICHAEL JORDAN: AIR TIME FoxVideo, $19.98 133 8 - THE BASKETBALL HALL OF SHAME ABC Video, $14.95 - 9 6 MICHAEL JORDAN: COME FLY WITH ME FoxVideo, $19.98 302 10 4 NBA JAM THE MUSIC VIDEOS FoxVideo, $14.98 39

SOURCE: VIDEO BUSINESS FOR THE WEEK ENDING JAN. 14, 1996 SPORTS DATA: BILLBOARD FROM THE ISSUE DATED JAN. 20, 1996