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THE CHARTS

'PHOTO' FINISH

This week's chart resembles an Awakenings reunion, since both Robin Williams and Robert De Niro play big parts in the DVD and VHS landscape. In the highest-ranking debut, Williams chills as an obsessive clerk in One Hour Photo, which came in at No. 3, just ahead of De Niro's cop drama City by the Sea. But neither could topple My Big Fat Greek Wedding. After all, the Greeks were first in everything.

TOP 10 TAPE RENTALS

VIDEO BOX OFFICE WEEKS EW LAST GROSS TO GROSS TO ON VIDEO WEEK DATE DATE CHART GRADE

1 1 MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING Nia Vardalos $13.5 $241.1 2 B 2 2 SWEET HOME ALABAMA Reese Witherspoon $15.7 $127.2 3 C- 3 -- ONE HOUR PHOTO Robin Williams $3.9 $31.6 1 B 4 -- CITY BY THE SEA Robert De Niro $3.1 $22.4 1 C+ 5 -- SPY KIDS 2: THE ISLAND OF... Alexa Vega $2.6 $85.6 1 C 6 3 THE BOURNE IDENTITY Matt Damon $20.7 $121.7 5 B+ 7 4 THE BANGER SISTERS Susan Sarandon $11.4 $30.3 4 C- 8 6 BROWN SUGAR Taye Diggs $3.6 $27.4 2 B+ 9 5 SIGNS Mel Gibson $27.7 $228.0 7 B- 10 7 THE MASTER OF DISGUISE Dana Carvey $8.1 $40.4 4 D-

Top 10 DVD sales GROSS WEEKS EW LAST TO ON VIDEO WEEK DATE* CHART GRADE

1 1 MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING Nia Vardalos $241.1 2 B 2 -- SPY KIDS 2: THE ISLAND OF LOST DREAMS Alexa Vega $85.6 1 C 3 2 SWEET HOME ALABAMA Reese Witherspoon $127.2 3 C- 4 -- ONE HOUR PHOTO (WIDE-SCREEN) Robin Williams $31.6 1 B 5 -- ONE HOUR PHOTO (FULL-SCREEN) Robin Williams $31.6 1 B 6 3 THE BOURNE IDENTITY (WIDE-SCREEN) Matt Damon $121.7 5 B+ 7 4 X-MEN 1.5 Hugh Jackman $157.3 2 -- 8 -- CITY BY THE SEA (WIDE-SCREEN) Robert De Niro $22.4 1 C+ 9 -- STEALING HARVARD Tom Green $14.0 1 D 10 -- CITY BY THE SEA (FULL-SCREEN) Robert De Niro $22.4 1 C+

SOURCES: VIDEO BUSINESS/VIDTRAC FOR THE WEEK ENDING FEB. 23, 2003; NIELSEN EDI; EXHIBITOR RELATIONS CO., INC. *BOX OFFICE GROSS-TO-DATE FIGURES IN MILLIONS

Originally posted Mar 14, 2003 Published in issue #700 Mar 14, 2003 Order article reprints
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